Shrimp and Dirty Brown Rice
Shrimp and Pineapple Fried Rice
Mexican Brown Rice

Shrimp and Dirty Brown Rice 1 ½ cups uncooked brown rice 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ lb. 96% lean ground beef 1 medium onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 2 stalks celery diced 2 scallions, chopped 1 chicken bouillon cube 2 bay leaves 1 clove garlic, minced 1/8 teas. cayenne pepper […]

Irish Lamb Stew
Lamb and Chickpea Curry
Lamb and Lentils Soup

Irish Lamb Stew 2 lbs. boneless leg of lamb, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 ¾ lbs. potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 3 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 3 large leeks, white parts only, halved, washed and sliced thin 3 stalks celery, sliced thin 1 14 oz. can reduced […]

Air Fryer Breaded Pork Chops
Air Fryer Turkey Breast
Air Fryer Cajun Shrimp with Vegetables

Air Fryer Breaded Pork Chops 6 ¾ inch center cut boneless pork chops (5 oz. each) 1 egg beaten ½ cup panko crumbs 1/3 cup crushed cornflake crumbs 2 Tbsp. grated parmesan cheese ½ teas. garlic powder ½ teas. onion powder ¼ teas. chili powder 1 ¼ teas. sweet paprika salt and pepper to taste […]

Chicken Fajita Pasta, Pasta with Balsamic Vegetables and White Beans

Chicken Fajita Pasta 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts 7 oz. pasta 1 large onion, sliced 1 scallion, diced 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and sliced 1 large yellow pepper, seeded and sliced 4 oz. diced avocado 10 oz. can Mild Ro-Tel Tomatoes and Green Chilies ½ cup light sour cream 2 cups reduced […]

Peach Bread Pudding, Custard Pudding, Pumpkin Custard Pudding

Peach Bread Pudding 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups sliced peaches in juice 4 slices reduced calorie whole wheat bread ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup Splenda 2 Tbsp. light buttery spread (like I can’t believe it’snot butter) 2 Tbsp. flour 1 ½ teas. cinnamon (more or less to taste–may use nutmeg in place of cinnamon) Preheat […]

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 […]

Holiday Cookies, Gingerbread Cookies, Soft Oatmeal Cookies, Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies 6 cups flour 1 cup butter or margarine, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed 1 cup dark molasses 1 egg ½ cup water 1 teas. vanilla extract 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. ground ginger 1 teas. ground nutmeg 1 teas. ground cloves 1 teas. ground cinnamon Sift the […]

Chicken with Apples, Creamy Chicken and Rice, Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken and Sausage

Chicken with Apples 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 sweet apple 2 ½ teas. olive oil 1 ½ teas. garlic salt 1 teas. pumpkin pie spice 1 ½ teas. chopped dried tarragon 1 Tbsp. black pepper Slice the chicken breasts into ¼-inch strips. Peel, core and thinly slice the apple. Heat the olive oil in […]

Spiced Nuts, Oyster Cracker Snack, Peanut Butter Popcorn, Chex Snack, Chocolate Saltines

Spiced Nuts 3 cups pecan halves ½ cup butter or margarine ½ cup sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ginger ½ tsp. nutmeg 3 Tbsp. sugar In a large bowl combine the cinnamon, 3 Tbsp. sugar, nutmeg and ginger and set aside. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the […]

Include Some Audience Participation When Speaking In Public

One effective way to capture the attention and hold the interest of your audience when you are speaking in public is to get someone from the audience up on the stage with you.  Have the person from the audience interact with you in some way before you start your actual presentation of the program. When […]