I love finding ways to enjoy the comfort food look on my plate with a recipe that is healthy and uses fresh food. This recipe for Zucchini Patties falls in this category. What a great way to enjoy a plated “burger” with a completely different flavor ~perfect for lunch. This would be fabulous served with […]
One of my favorite quotes is, “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” Recently things around here changed…all of a sudden I needed to figure out how to cook meals that still tasted good, were filling, and provided that mental comfort we all get […]
We love macaroni & cheese, but I really don’t like all the trouble of boiling and draining the noodles…yet most recipes that use the uncooked noodles have bits and pieces of noodle that are still a quite dry. I found a few tricks around the web, tried a little of this and a dash of […]
We make this in a round deep dish glass pie plate, but other similar sized pans will work fine. The deep dish is important as it fills the dish to the top! It’s easy to whip this up for those snowy evenings as we sit and watch the snow fall and serve it hot with […]
An inexpensive and quick meal that is easy on the budget, warm on a chilly night, and quick to fix. You can used canned chicken, leftover cubed chicken, or rotisserie chicken picked up on the way home. You’ll have a quick, easy, and healthy meal on the table in just a few minutes. 1 can […]
If you are ever tempted by those thick slices of Starbucks Pumpkin Bread – then I suggest you give this a try:) No, it is not identical, but it has far fewer calories and is just as satisfying! Best of all, it’s easy. Mix it up while you start the coffee, go get ready, it […]
During the winter months, we all love a warm drink on hand. My daughter and I came up with a wonderfully smooth warm cider with just enough spice to warm the insides. The best part? Quite healthy- ssh, don’t tell! This recipe is intended for a large Crock-pot, but could be scaled to a smaller […]
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/In-a-Pinch-Ketchup/Detail.aspx A great recipe for homemade Ketchup – I’ll post any updates as we experiment with it.
1 Cup cranberry juice or other juice 5 Tbsp. Watkins Soynilla 1/2 Frozen Banana or 1/2 cup other frozen fruit 1/8 teas. Watkins strawberry extract 3 – 4 Ice Cubes Add all ingredients into the blender, blend until desired consistency is reached.