Archives for January 2019

Roasted Lemon Cabbage, Broccoli Casserole with Cheese, Green Beans with Bacon, Shallot and Rosemary

Roasted Lemon Cabbage 1 medium head of green cabbage 1 tsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. real bacon bits 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Rinse the cabbage and remove and discard any loose leaves. Cut the head of cabbage in half on […]

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese, Instant Pot Meatloaf, Instant Pot Beef Stew

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese 1 16 oz. package elbow macaroni 4 cups water 1 teas. salt 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese ½ green bell pepper, diced 1 teas. dry mustard 1 teas. hot sauce 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk 1/3 cup whole milk 2 Tbsp. butter salt and […]

Instant Pot

Instant Pot Corned Beef 1 3lb. corn beef brisket with spice packet 12 oz. beer 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups water Combine the beer, water and garlic in an instant pot or other multi-functional pressure cooker. Place a trivet inside the pot and place the beef brisket on the trivet. Sprinkle the contents of […]

Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwich, Grilled Veggie Sandwich, Cream Cheese Hot Dogs

Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwich 4 4 oz. Italian sausage links, either hot or mild, your choice 1 small onion, cut in half 1 red bell pepper, halved and seeded 4 6-inch sandwich rolls, split and toasted 2 teas. olive oil 1 Tbsp. olive oil salt and pepper to taste Preheat an outdoor grill to medium […]

Flounder Filet Stuffed with Feta Cheese and Spinach, Tilapia with Parmesan Cheese –Broiled

Flounder Filet Stuffed with Feta Cheese and Spinach 1lb. flounder fillets (cut into 4 fillets) 1 10 oz. package fresh spinach ¼ cup Feta cheese crumbled 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup chopped onion 1 Tbsp. ground oregano 1 Tbsp. paprika 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese 1 Tbsp. olive oil salt […]

Chicken and Noodles with Creamy Sauce, Turkey or Chicken Lo Mein

Chicken and Noodles with Creamy Sauce 2 cups water 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 6 oz. noodles 2 cups fat free milk, more if needed 2 Tbsp. cornstarch 2 cups cooked broccoli, or peas, or asparagus, or your choice of vegetable In a large pot bring water to a boil over high heat. Add the […]

Soup Recipes

Butternut Squash Soup 1 ½ medium onions, chopped 5 cloves garlic, chopped 12 cups vegetable broth 6 cups butternut squash, cubed (use either fresh or frozen squash) 5 carrots, chopped 5 stalks celery, chopped Salt and pepper to taste If you want to spice up your soup add some Italian seasoning and/or red pepper flakes […]


Blueberry Zucchini Muffins 2 cups blueberries 2 cups shredded zucchini 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 3 slightly beaten eggs 3 teas. vanilla extract 2 ¼ cups Splenda 1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon 2 cups self-rising flour Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 2 12-cup muffin tins with cooking spray or line the cups with paper liners. […]


Couscous Primavera 2 cups dry couscous 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, diced 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut into small pieces 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 2 cups vegetable broth 2 Tbsp. olive oil ½ teas. ground cumin 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste Salt and pepper to taste In a […]

Pretzel Turtles, Candy Cane Fudge, Buckeye Candy, Maple-Pecan Brittle, Rocky Road Candies

Pretzel Turtles 20 mini pretzels 20 pecan halves 20 chocolate covered caramel candies Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper and arrange the pretzels in a single layer on the paper. Place one chocolate covered caramel candy on each pretzel. Place cookie sheet in preheated oven and bake for […]