Common Food Substitutes – 12 Quick Recipe Replacements

12 Common Food Substitutes

Have you ever been in the middle of cooking a recipe on a busy night and discover that you are out of an ingredient? Then you might find this list of common food substitutes really helpful. One thing to keep in mind with this list of recipe swaps is that when you substitute one food…

Easy Parmesan Meatloaf – Cheesy Easy Meat Loaf Recipe

Cheesy Parmesan meat loaf

Are you tired of the same old boring meat loaf recipe? This easy Parmesan meatloaf is flavored with Italian inspired fresh herbs and topped with a layer tasty Parmesan cheese and a delicious homemade marinara sauce.   The recipe  is fall comfort food at its best and a great addition to your collection of Italian…

Dessert Table Ideas – 16 Tips to Make your Next Party a Success

Putting together a great looking table for desserts and sweets is not as hard as you might think. These easy dessert table ideas will rock your next party. Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts?  Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity events…

Southern Coleslaw Recipe – Quick and Easy Southern Style Slaw

This Southern coleslaw recipe is so bright and colorful and filled loads of flavor from fresh vegetables and home grown parsley. It is a quick and easy side dish that is perfect for your summer barbecues and parties. When my family asks me to make this Southern style coleslaw every time we have a barbecue,…

Easy Muffin Recipes – Best Muffins for Breakfast or Brunch

Muffin recipes

These easy muffin recipes show why muffins are a favorite for on the go breakfast ideas.   Muffins are one of the easiest breakfast foods to make. They are quick to prepare, and many can be done in one bowl or a food processor. Recipes Just 4U is a participant in the Amazon Affiliate Program.…

Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins – Only 2 WW Points!

making cinnamon apple muffins is easy

When you are trying to watch your weight, carb-filled items like muffins can be off limits at breakfast time. But not so with these healthy cinnamon apple muffins. Each of these delicious, full sized, muffins clocks in at just 102 calories each, and works out to 2 WW Freestyle points. The muffins have no flour,…

Tips for Oven Roasted Vegetables – Roast Vegetable Cooking Times

Roasting vegetables brings out their natural sweetness and is a great way to get kids to eat veggies.  This post will help with roast vegetable cooking times and give you some tips for perfect oven roasted vegetables every time. Why are oven roasted vegetables sweeter? When vegetables are exposed to high temperatures, the heat concentrates their…

Garbanzo Bean Salad – Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

Mediterranean salad with chickpeas

This garbanzo bean salad is a delightful mix of beans, vegetables and fresh herbs in a tangy balsamic lemon dressing. It is very easy to make (less than 10 minutes) and tastes amazing.I love making garbanzo bean recipes. The beans are readily available and can be used in lots of ways, from hummus to curries…

No Bake Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate & Coconut – 3 WW Points

No bake peanut butter balls for a great healthy snack. Only 3 WW points!

These no bake peanut butter balls make a great snack or light dessert. Honey, coconut and dark chocolate chips add a nice bite of sweetness and crunch to this delightful treat.  Looking for a post workout snack that is healthy and still tastes amazing?  Try these home made peanut butter coconut balls.  They are super…

Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles

These red velvet cheesecake truffles taste amazing.

There could not be any more perfect cheesecake recipe for Valentine’s day or Christmas than these delicious and pretty Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles.  The combination of the deep red center and the white chocolate topping, drizzled with light red trails of sweetness is the perfect treat to share with a loved on for your special…

Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes – The Perfect Sweet Treat

strawberry buttercream cupcakes

These strawberry buttercream cupcakes use these two of my favorite flavors flavors and are the perfect dessert to tempt your loved one, (and yourself) on Valentine’s day (or any day for that matter!). I love the taste of chocolate and strawberries. It’s decadent, but also fresh tasting and the two flavors just really seem to compliment…

How to Make Heart Shaped Cupcakes Using Marbles

Heart shaped cupcakes decorated for Valentine's Day

These heart shaped cupcakes are a fun holiday treat. If you don’t have a heart shaped cupcake tin, you can still make them with this easy trick. I am a frugal person by nature.  It was a part of my upbringing and has lasted to this day. Anytime I can do a cooking hack that will…

Amish Food is the Epitome of Real Home Style Cooking

Amish family

Traditional Amish food is very simple and something that we associate with the group today. We think of it as comfort food.  It usually has simple, plain ingredients. Where are Amish people living in the US? The Amish people are found in the United States in several rural areas, but primarily around Ohio and Pennsylvania,…

Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu – Only 6 Weight Watchers Points

Chicken cordon bleu

This baked chicken cordon bleu is a lightened up version of the traditional Swiss favorite that is so popular in upscale restaurants. The chicken is wrapped around ham and melted cheese and then baked to perfection. April 4 is baked chicken cordon blue day. Find out more about the National Days in April here. Chicken…