Creamy Garlic Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken tetrazzini

This decadent Chicken Tetrazzini with a wine and garlic sauce is rich and creamy and the whole family will love it. I’m in the mood for something hearty and rich tonight, and I happen to have a cooked chicken that needs to be used up.  This chicken tetrazzini with a decadent and creamy white wine and…

Gluten Free Muesli Banana Smoothie

Gluten free meusli banana smoothie

One of my favorite things about smoothies is that you can let your imagination go wild with them.   Whatever kind of taste you like – from apple pie to pumpkin fluff, you can whip it up in a smoothie form in just minutes.  Today’s variation is this gluten free muesli banana smoothie. It makes a…

No Churn Homemade Coconut & Pistachio Ice Cream

Coconut pistchio ice cream

July 15 is National Ice Cream Day. The summer days have come to an end, but there is no end to my love of ice cream.  This homemade coconut and pistachio ice cream is the prefect way to celebrate this national day. I eat ice cream year round and am always looking for tasty new…

Creamy Chicken with Cilantro Lime Sauce

creamy chicken with cilantro lime sauce

 Hi folks.  Time for one of my quick and easy 30 minute meals. But don’t let that fool you. This dish is delish!  Perfect for any special occasion and shhhh…..no one needs to know how little time  it takes to prepare.  Stand back…creamy chicken with cilantro lime sauce is ready to go in a flash. …

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Tropical Fruit Smoothie

tropical fruit smoothie

Start your Day off Right with a Tropical Fruit Smoothie. Looking for a rich and delicious way to start off your day that is ready in a flash?  Try this white chocolate peanut butter smoothie recipe.  It tastes like a tropical milkshake and has peanut butter for protein, so you won’t feel hungry mid morning. …

Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

These healthy beef taco lettuce wraps prove that healthy eating is anything but boring at our house! These wraps make a great main course and is also one of my favorite easy appetizers. My alternative is a bright and colorful take on the normal recipe by using lettuce leaves instead of tortilla shells. Best of…

25 Tips for Using Lemons

tips for using lemons

20 Creative Tips for Using Lemons. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or so goes the saying.  But think again! There are lots of other ways for using lemons in your everyday life.  For a start, lemons are a great kitchen helper.  So, get out the citrus and see how you can put them…

Tips for Cooking Chicken

herbs and low fat broth add great flavor to chicken but don't add calories

Anyone who browses through my recipes category will see that I am a big chicken fan.  I always have loved all cuts of a chicken and cook it several times a week, so I am always on the look out for new ways to prepare it. But every once in a while, along the way,…

Stove top Granola – Great Alternative to Store Bought

stovetop granola

One of my favorite breakfast choices is granola.  I have tried just about every brand of it and generally like them all. But most store bought granola has extra chemicals and I would rather not eat processed food.  Making your own is a good choice if you feel this way too.  This recipe for stove…

20 Crowd Pleasing Dip Recipes – Start your Party in Style

Do you want to turn your party into something really special? Start off the evening with one of these delicious dip recipes. As far as easy appetizers go, dips are really simple to prepare and party guest love them. I have put together a collection of over 20 of my favorite dip recipes.  Start your…

10 Tips for Cooking Fresh Fish

10 tips for cooking fresh fish

Trick and Tips for Cooking Fish. Most doctors say that you should eat more fish.   It is very high in protein and low in calories, especially the white fish varieties.  And oily fish, while having more calories, is high in omega-3 fatty acids, or the “good” fats.  If you don’t care for fish, it may…