About: Angie McGowan
Angie McGowan started her personal food blog, Eclectic Recipes, more than five years ago as a place to store her recipes so they were easy to find, categorize, and share with friends and family. Angie is a stay at home mom who loves to create and cook fun, easy recipes for her family with easy-to-find ingredients. Many of her recipes can also be found on websites such as Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, and Disney's Babble.
Recent Posts by Angie McGowan
Summer is my favorite season. There’s so much fun to have and so many things to do. One of my favorite things we’ve been doing for years now is our weekend beach trips. We live very close to Daytona, so we get to drive on the beach. I’ll pack a picnic lunch and we’ll spend the afternoon on the beach. It’s so much fun and so easy because you have your car right there.
When we’re headed home we always stop at the same frozen custard shop. It’s my favorite and the perfect way to end a fun filled beach day. They have so many different flavors, but I love the simple flavors like vanilla the best. Then I can add any topping I’m in the moodRead More >
About two years ago, after years of struggling with my weight, I decided to make a real change in mine and my family’s diet. I decided it was time to start cooking breakfasts, lunches, and dinners in a more traditional fashion. That meant almost eliminating our sandwich routines, french fry addictions, and after dinner sweet treats. I also really cut back on all those unnecessary processed carbs like breads and crackers and replaced them with healthy carbs like fresh fruits and vegetables.
Over the years, I’ve continued to make other changes, too. I’ve limited sugar, cut down on soybean oil (which I’ve realized is found in just about everything, even the body oil I was using!) and limited dairy. I’ve tried to model our diet and meals according to the American Diabetes Association®’s dietRead More >