8 healthy convenience store foods This summer, millions of Americans will take to the roads. If you’re one of them you may think that means hours with nothing to nosh on but convenience store staples like chips and cookies. Not anymore. While convenience stores still have their fair share of less-than-optimal eats, many now stock a surprising selection of fresh and healthy choices. Why start your day with a donut when you can get wholesome whole grain cereal? 1. Energy bars make a savvy snack to have on hand for times when you’re stuck in traffic and your stomach starts to growl. More From Real Simple:12 Healthy Snacks The Best Drive Thru Drinks Our Top 8 Energy Bars 2. Packed with vitamin E, monounsaturated fat and resveratrol (the compound responsible for the benefits of red wine), peanuts are a heart-healthy snack. 3. When you crave something cool and creamy, head to the refrigerator case instead of the ice cream case. 4. Put down the chocolate and reach for a bag of trail mix instead. 5. 6. 7. 8.
Overnight Blueberry French Toast Be sure and join me on Facebook for the latest updates on new recipes! I was looking for something new and fun for breakfast and stumbled upon this recipe and now it has become a breakfast staple in my home. I love that it can be prepared the night before and popped in the oven the next morning! Not to mention the delicious blueberry syrup! It is AMAZING! and topped with the blueberry syrup….MmmMm! OVERNIGHT BLUEBERRY FRENCH TOASTFound recipe on: Real Mom Kitchen French Toast: 12 slices bread, cut into cubes (french or Texas toast work well. Syrup: 1 cup sugar1 cup water2 Tablespoons cornstarch1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)1 Tablespoon butter Arrange 1/2 of the bread cubes in a greased 9 x 13 pan.Sprinkle cream cheese cubes and blueberries evenly over the bread cubes.Top with remaining bread cubes.Mix together eggs, milk, and syrup.Pour over bread cubes and cover pan with foil. Serves 8. Sauce: Cook water, sugar, and cornstarch until thickened. Enjoy!
Buffet Pancake Dippers How fun are these Buffet Pancake Dippers! With a hidden surprise. BACON!!! PLUS, I lightened it up a bit by using the “Heart Smart” Bisquick, lite syrup and center cut bacon. To make these Bacon Pancakes super easy to make I poured the batter in a squeeze bottle. He is a short video from Facebook showing you how I made these fun and easy dippers! For more brunch ideas follow my BRUNCH board on Pinterest. Ingredients 1 recipe of the Bisquick pancake batter including the ingredients to make the batter 12 slices center cut bacon lite syrup Instructions Cook bacon and set aside. Notes Cannabis Vault : Cannabis Cookie Recipes Great Pot Cookies From: P. Bartel Date: Wed, 31 May 95 21:30:14 -0700 for 1 cookie: 1 joint worth of pot 1/4 tsp. oil (just enough to moisten the pot) 1 tbsp. oats 2 tsp. mix pot & oil, add rest and form into cookie on a piece of foil. bake at 350 for 10 min, or until bottom starts to turn brown. Originally archived by the Hyperreal Drug Archives. Cannabis Cookies by Axelrod Date: Jan 14, 2008 I have an excellent recipe that is made mostly using the microwave, and is incredibly difficult to screw up. - 3 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips - 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated) - 1/4 cup amaretto liqueur, or an amaretto-flavored syrup - 1 teaspoon almond flavoring - 3/4 cup sliced almonds - 1 ounce finely ground cannabis - 1/2 cup butter Heat cannabis in the melted butter for 45 minutes or so (or however you prefer to make it). Archived by Erowid with permission of author.
Cake Batter Pancakes I’m fairly convinced that the world would be a better place if more sprinkles were involved. I know. I just made pancakes. It seems I have an unnatural obsession with cake batter. Well I do. When I develop recipes, I try to make all of them for a purpose. Case in point: it isn’t anyone’s birthday. But I don’t need an excuse to eat cake and sprinkles. And because pancakes always need some sort of topping, I went with a sprinkled glaze. Because nothing goes better with cake than more sugar! These are just plain fun. Sure, they would be best for a special occasion like a birthday, but they also work on a random Saturday in January when it’s -2 degrees outside and all you want to see is some sunshine. That wasn’t me. And yes, this means you will have an open box of cake mix, just like you did with the cake batter bark. Cake Batter Pancakes makes about 12 pancakes 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2/3 cup yellow cake mix 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt 2 eggs assorted sprinkles
Coffee Cup Quiche Find more great coffee cup recipes: Caramel Fleur De Sel Cake, Nutella Espresso Cake, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Mug Cake and more here: Yield: 1 serving 1 egg 1 1/2 tablespoons milk Salt Ground black pepper 1/4 of a bagel (or similar amount of French bread, etc.) 2 teaspoons cream cheese Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% 1/2 slice prosciutto or ham Fresh thyme leaves or fresh chopped chives Dijon mustard 1. 2. Per serving: 200 calories; 10g fat; 4g saturated fat; 205mg cholesterol; 12g protein; 16g carbohydrate; 1.5g sugar; 0.5g fiber; 440mg sodium; 70mg calcium. Note: The nutrition information in this recipe has been corrected. 8 hair care treatments you can make yourself | MNN - Mother Nature Network - StumbleUpon Eggs, yogurt and honey are, at first glance, all components of a tasty breakfast — but they also happen to be hair treatment ingredients, and affordable, all-natural ones at that. And they're not the only ones. Did you know, for instance, that the oils in avocados more closely resemble our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle does? Or that the mild acidity in lemon is an effective — and gentler — alternative to chemical-laden products? For all hair types "The [raw] egg is really the best of all worlds," says Janice Cox, author of "Natural Beauty at Home". To use: For normal hair, use the entire egg to condition hair; use egg whites only to treat oily hair; use egg yolks only to moisturize dry, brittle hair, Cox says. For dull hair Styling products (as well as air pollution) can leave a film that both saps moisture and dulls shine — but dairy products like sour cream and plain yogurt can help reverse this damage. For itchy scalp For limp or fine hair For oily or greasy hair
Red Pepper Egg-In-A-Hole | Ginas Skinny Recipes As I was thumbing through Everyday Food Magazine, I came across this recipe that I think is brilliant! It's like an egg-in-a-hole, but lighter and for those of you not eating carbs or gluten-free, a great alternative! I served mine on a half point piece of WW whole wheat toast, but the bread is completely optional. Next time I think I'll try these in large onion rings? Maybe even topping with a little grated cheddar? Red Pepper Egg-In-A-Hole Adapted from Everyday Food MagazineGina's Weight Watcher RecipesServings: 4 • Serving Size: 1 egg • Old Points: 2 pts • Points+: 2 ptsCalories: 79.8 • Fat: 5.0 g • Protein: 6.4 g • Carb: 1.4 g • Fiber: 0.1 g olive oil spray1 bell pepper cut into 4 1/2" thick rings4 large eggssalt and fresh pepperIn a large nonstick skillet, heat on medium heat.
Huevos Rancheros - Food & Drink - msn Maybe I just have Mexican food on the brain after my trip earlier this month? Or maybe I am just obsessed with it all the time anyways, but I am on a pretty major spree. And yesterday when I posted all about how to make Restaurant Style Mexican Black Beans, it was only expected that I come up with some way for you to use those black beans today. And it is a really great way, if I do say so myself! And is if those things are great as is- the homemade black beans take it over the top. I also realized while making them, that this would be an absolutely GREAT recipe to make for a lot of people at once- like if you were having a brunch or something. With the weekend here, consider whipping up a batch for your friends or family on Sunday morning! OK, this is how you make Huevos Rancheros: Heat up the black beans. In a medium heavy skillet or nonstick pan, fry the tortillas until crispy over medium-high heat, about 2-3 minutes on each side. Spoon the hot black beans over the tortillas. Ingredients
Bottle Drip Irrigation | I prefer to have the bottle standing right-way-up as I think it looks nicer and it keeps debris out of the bottle thus keeping the holes from blocking. The materials: * 2 litre plastic soft-drink bottle or water bottle * Sharp small screwdriver, pointed hole-maker or drill This can be used in container gardening, raised bed gardens and open vegetable gardens. Using your pocket knife, make 2 small slits in the bottom of your bottle. Dig a hole next to your tomato plant. This will slowly deep-water your tomato plants and most other vegetable plants. You can learn more about this on another website. Only two very small holes are needed at the lowest place on the bottle. I prefer to leave the lids off. Place bamboo stakes next to each bottle. Here I am making another hole slightly higher up the bottle. However, if I remove the lid, water will come out this hole as well as the holes in the base. You can make larger holes, and partly fill the bottle with coarse-sand or soil to slow the flow.
Blythe's Blueberry Muffins I try to stay in shape and eat healthy. As you can probably tell from my blog, I do have a weakness for sugar, butter, chocolate and fat in general. So, I read magazines like Shape and Fitness to keep me inspired and balanced. In last month's issue of Self Gwyneth Paltrow was on the cover and inside there was a recipe for her mom's Blueberry Muffins. All I can say was - YUM! I made no changes from the original recipe and after my family and I ate a bunch I froze the rest for a quick breakfast and for snacks. Blythe's Blueberry Muffinsadapted from Gwyneth Paltrow's Cookbook, "My Father's Daughter"makes 12 muffins Ingredients1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly2 eggs1/2 cup whole milk2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour3/4 cup plus 1 tsp sugar, divided2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 1/2 cups fresh blueberries DirectionsHeat oven to 375°. Nutritional Information:232 calories per muffin, 10 g fat (6 g saturated), 33 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein
Buttermilk Pancake Recipe | POPSUGAR Food While many resort to pancake mix when making a special weekend breakfast, homemade pancakes are a must. Here's the little-known secret: the batter takes just as long to make as a boxed mix, and the result is infinitely better. If the attractive appearance of these golden, crisp cakes isn't enough to push you toward the skillet for a sneak taste, surely the buttery scent and familiar buttermilk tang will send you over the edge. As long as you follow the recipe and keep an eye on the heat, you'll produce something that looks like pancakes. Once all of the pancakes are made, stack them high and serve them with a slab of butter and authentic maple syrup. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 cups buttermilk 1/2 cup salted butter, melted and cooled slightlyClarified butter or high-heat vegetable oil, for cooking Directions Information Category Pancakes/Waffles, Breakfast/Brunch Yield
CPR Instructions Cats And Dogs CPR for Cats & Dogs CPR for cats and dogs is similar to CPR for humans. These directions assume the animal is unconscious and the risk of being bitten by the animal is not present 1. Remove any obstruction. Open animals mouth and make sure the air passage is clear. 2. A. B. 3. A. B. C. i. 4. The ratio of compressions to breaths should be approximately the same as for humans - 30:2 Continue doing this until the animal responds or begins to breathe on its own.