Southern Comfort Southern Breeze Cocktail

Southern Comfort Summer Breeze Cocktail

Southern Comfort is one of my favorite drinks.  I normally have it mixed with diet coke, but I like to use it in cocktail recipes, too.  If you add lime and a mix of juices to it, you get a refreshing drink that is perfect for a warm summer evening. This Southern Comfort Southern Breeze…

Stuffed Shells with Homemade Taco Sauce

Taco Stuffed shells with homemade sauce

 Printable Recipe:  Stuffed Taco Shells with Homemade Sauce This recipe for stuffed Taco shells is sort of a combination of the traditional stuffed Italian shells with a distinct Mexican flair.  The sauce is homemade and so is the taco seasoning. Taco flavored recipes are some of my family’s favorite meal times.  (See my easy taco…

Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza Recipe

chicken bacon Alfredo pizza

Easy Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza – A Weeknight Delight! Tired of the normal tomato pizza?  Try this recipe for chicken bacon Alfredo pizza.  It is sure to become a favorite. I love working with pizza toppings, and especially love it when I can use something that is left over in my fridge. You can use…

Roasted Herb Potatoes With Parmesan Cheese

Roasted Herb Potatoes With Parmesan Cheese

Ingredients: 4 cups cubed potatoes 2-3 tbsp. mixed fresh chopped herbs (rosemary, oregano and thyme are my choices) 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. garlic salt 1 tsp. seasoned salt 2 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. ground black pepper 4 tbsp. finely grated Parmesan cheese

Banana Nut Muffins with Streusel Topping

Banana Nut Muffins with Streusel topping

When you are looking for an easy weekend breakfast, you can’t top these banana nut muffins with a streusel topping. They are BIG, delicious and full of flavor.  The topping is fairly light, so the heartiness of the banana and nuts comes through without being too sweet.  This breakfast recipe makes 6 of  the very…

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole with Bacon

Printable Recipe:  Green Bean Casserole This green bean casserole is one of those tried and true Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner recipes.  It is full of flavor and easy to do. My version uses bacon for an extra boost of flavor. This recipe is easy to do.  First Cook the bacon in a 400º F oven…

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Ingredients 1 pint of fresh Strawberries 1/c cup of sugar 1 1/2 cup of Bisquick baking mix (I use Heart Smart) 2 tbsp butter 1/4 tsp vanilla 1/3 cup of Skim milk To top, sliced strawberries, a piece of fresh mint, and whip cream.

Crustless Egg White Quiche with Vegetables

Crustless Egg White Quiche with Vegetables

Looking for a super tasty and healthy breakfast recipe? Try this egg white quiche. It has tons of flavor but is very low carb and healthy. Ingredients 8 egg whites (reserve yolks for baking later) ½ cup Whole Milk 1 clove Garlic, minced 1/4 cup diced onion Black Pepper, to taste 1 cup shredded Gruyere…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

 Printable Recipe:  Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies. These delicious cookies combine the best of three worlds – chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies and short breads – into one delicious treat. The cookies are easy to make.  You just combine the dough into logs and refrigerate for a while and then slice and bake. …

Cheesy scalloped potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

 I love cheesy 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 heated up later and…

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…

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 teriyaki wine Sauce are a simple and delicious dish that can be used in so many ways. . 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…

Chicken and Biscuits Pot Pie – Fall Comfort Food

Chicken and biscuit pot pie

 This recipe for chicken and biscuit 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 is delicious. Chicken pot pies reminds me of my childhood and those days of eating fall comfort food.  My mother used…

Decadent Samoas Bars – Girl Scout Knock off

Decadent Samoas Bars - Girl Scout Knock off

These knock off Girl Scout cookie Samoa bars are a decadent combination of chocolate and caramel in one delicious bar recipe. They are easy to make and great for bake sales and pot luck dinners. It’s Girl Scout Cookie time again.  I love the taste of their Samoa bar and hate that I can only…

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…