Cheesy scalloped potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

 Printable Recipe:  Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes I love scalloped potatoes.  The creamy cheese sauce gives the dish a richness that is so delicious.  Chives and nutmeg are the secret ingredients to complete the flavor profile. Every time I serve this recipe, it disappears quickly. And if you do happen to have any left, it is great…

Walnut Vanilla Cresent Roll Cookies

Walnut Cinnamon Crescent Roll Cookies

Printable Recipe: Walnut Vanilla Crescent Roll Cookies This recipe for walnut vanilla crescent roll cookies is very delicate and tasty.  The texture is light and fluffy and the flavor is lovely with a great vanilla and cinnamon taste. The dough needs to sit for at least four hours but you can make it the day…

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Printable recipe:  White Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies I love any kind of brownies but ones that combine white chocolate as well as peanut butter are right up there in my book. This recipe is very easy to do and the taste is delicious with creamy white chocolate with a mixture of both chocolate chips and…

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Printable recipe – Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole This recipe goes back to the hearty food of the 1970s.  My mom used to make hearty side dish casseroles a lot since we had a big family and food had to go a long way. The recipe is easy to make and delicious.  I used…

Teriyaki Sauteed Mushrooms in a Red Wine Sauce

Mushrooms and Garlic in Red wine Teriyaki Sauce

This recipe for Teriyaki Sauteed Mushrooms in a wine Sauce is easy and delicious. It will be on the table in about 15 minutes and your family will love it. Teriyaki Sauteed Mushrooms in a Wine Sauce Mushrooms are one of my favorite vegetables. They are amazingly low in calories, so nutritious, and can be…

Easy Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

Printable Recipe:  Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken Thighs Yummy!   Bacon and mozzarella cheese combined with honey mustard and Chicken thighs. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? This recipe is fast and easy to do, yet full of flavor.  It makes the perfect choice for busy week day nights, when time is scarce.  I used chicken thighs because they…

Chicken and Buttermillk Biscuits Pot Pie

Chicken and Buttermilk Biscuit Pot Pie

Printable Recipe Chicken and Buttermilk Biscuits Pot Pie Chicken pot pies reminds me of my childhood.  My mother used to make them often.  This recipe for chicken pot pie uses buttermilk biscuits instead of a crust on the top and bottom to reduce the calories slightly. But the recipe loses none of the taste. It…

Decadent Samoas Bars – Girl Scout Knock off

Decadent Samoas Bars - Girl Scout Knock off

Ingredients 1 stick of unsalted butter 1 cup of brown sugar, lightly packed 1/4 cup of white sugar 1 egg 2 tsp of pure vanilla extract 1 cup of shredded coconut 3/4 cup of whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup of butterscotch chips 3/4 cup of dark chocolate chips chocolate for drizzle (optional)

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Ingredients Pam Butter Flavor No-Stick Cooking Spray 1 cup dark semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 tablespoons butter 1 (16 oz.) container Pillsbury® Dark Chocolate Flavored Frosting 1 cup Smooth Peanut Butter 1/2 cup of diced peanuts or nuts of your choice 1/8 tsp of pure vanilla extract

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse

Ingredients   1 (2.1 oz) pkg of Fat Free Sugar Free Jello Pudding mix 2 cups of skim milk 10 strawberries, quartered 4 tbsp of dark chocolate chips. 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract Light whip cream Sprig of mint Strawberries and chocolate chips to garnish

Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon Garlic Sauce

Baked Salmon with Honey dijon Garlic Sauce

Do you like 30 minute meals?  You will love this one! Salmon is my favorite fish.  I’m not much for fish in general unless it is seafood, but I do love salmon. This recipe for Baked Salmon has a lovely honey Dijon mustard and garlic sauce that compliments it well.  Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon…

Super Easy Chocolate Coconut Hello Dolly Bars

Chocolate Coconut "Hello Dolly" Bars

Bar desserts are my favorite type of baked goods recipes. They are normally quite fast and easy to make and most have of them require ingredients that are already in your pantry.  This recipe for Hello Dolly Bars fits that bill nicely. Making these Chocolate Coconut Hello Dolly Bars This type of bar is referred to…

Banana Nut Breakfast Bars

Banana Nut Breakfast Bars

I love banana nut muffins (or any kind of muffins for breakfast, for that matter.)   This recipe for banana nut breakfast bars gives you the home made taste of banana muffins but in a tasty bar instead. Let’s make some Banana Nut Breakfast Bars The bars are incredibly easy to make.  Just combine the…

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Today’s breakfast recipe has a Mediterranean flair to it.  The artichokes and feta cheese remind me of my favorite antipasto platter.  This Greek omelette is loaded with flavor and very easy to make. To make the Greek omelette you will need these Ingredients  1 egg 2 egg whites 1/4 cup of cream 1/2 tsp fresh…

Spiced Toasted Pumpkin Seeds – Fun Halloween Snack

Spiced toasted pumpkin seeds

Halloween is a super fun time for kids.  Carving pumpkins and trick or treating will have them delighted for weeks. But don’t throw those pumpkin seeds away when you carve the pumpkin! Turn them into Spiced Toasted Pumpkin Seeds by using Pumpkin Pie Spice.I love using all parts of the pumpkin. The puree can be…

Roast Beef with Brown Gravy

Perfect Roast Beef and Gravy

Printable Recipe – Roast Beef with Brown Gravy. I am a meat and potatoes girl.  One of my favorite meals is roast beef with gravy and roasted potatoes.  This recipe is so full of flavor and much easier than one would think. A roast is one of the easiest of meals to make, although it…

Stop Light Baguettes

Stop Light Baguettes

My daughter has a website too. This is one of her fresh and healthy recipes.  Be sure to head over to visit and have a look around her site! Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Heirloom Tomatoes (Green, Yellow and Red) 1 Ripe Avocado Fresh Basil A Small Sourdough Round

Tikka Masala Curry with Canneloni Beans and Cashews

Tikka Masala Curry with Canneloni Beans and Cashews

Ingredients 2 Leeks 1 Can of Cannelloni Beans, drained 1 green zucchini sliced 1 yellow zucchini sliced 1 vidalia onion cut into chunks 1 butternut pumpkin, peeled and cut into cubes 3 potatoes, cubed 1/2 cup raw cashews 3/4 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup frozen peas 1/2 cup frozen corn 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp…