Baked Cheesy Broccoli Dip

I made a dip I thought my family would enjoy on Superbowl Sunday. It’s a dip, so it’s not completely healthy, most of the time that is a given…right? However, it does contain a whole head of broccoli, which has amazing nutritional benefits. And….. it was Superbowl Sunday, which equals a cheat day in our […]

Baked Mexican Quinoa

                            You will need: *2 Cups of Quinoa *2 Cans of Black Beans, drained and rinsed *1 Red Pepper *1 Orange Pepper *1 Yellow Pepper *1 Sweet Onion *A Handful of Grape Sized Tomatoes, halved (I used a Gourmet Medley) *Shredded cheese, […]

Baked Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

  Not sure this is a recipe, because making these is as simple as it gets. Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks served with a side of Chunky Marinara! Ummmm, words can’t explain how good these are, so first, I will let the photos do the talking and then I will give you the ingredients and a […]

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Be prepared! I am not sure there is a single dish that smells more amazing while it’s baking in the oven. (Please note: I rarely measure my ingredients when cooking. I tried my best to give you a rough idea of some of the measurements) When it comes to seasoning, I usually just do a […]

Mini Chicken Salad Sandwiches

What’s in the Chicken Salad? 2 Chicken Breasts, diced. 1 Gala Apple, diced. 3 Stalks of Celery, diced. A Handful Of Seedless, Red Grapes, Quartered. ½ cup of low-fat vanilla yogurt and ½ cup of low-fat mayonnaise, whisked together. Combine all ingredients and season with S & P. Place a spoonful of the chicken salad […]

Heaven In A Bowl: Brown Rice, Tomatoes & Spinach

 If heaven came in a bowl, I’m pretty sure this is what it would look like! What’s in it? Brown Rice Butter Cherry Tomatoes (halved) Fresh Spinach (rough chopped) Dill (I used dried) S & P Parmesan Cheese Once my rice is cooked and while it’s hot, I like to add a tablespoon or two […]

Refreshing Veggie Tacos

I made these veggie tacos the other night and my family and I couldn’t get enough of them. We all dove in for seconds and my kids requested leftovers the next day first thing in the morning!  I feel like throwing a party just so I can serve these and share the yumminess with others. […]

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders with Parmesan Potato Wedges

Ingredients 18 Chicken Tenders Seasoned With Salt Cooking Spray and/or EVOO Please note: I did not measure any of the ingredients below: Flour 3 eggs (beaten) you can add: Dijon or Honey Mustard for extra flavor and a little garlic powder or paprika. I used Dijon and Paprika  Panko Bread Crumbs combined with Parmesan Cheese and Seasoned with […]

Mushroom Cream Sauce over Whole Wheat Pasta

Ingredients 2 tbsp of margarine 2 tbsp of EVOO 1 lb of sliced mushrooms 2 garlic cloves (minced) A couple of shakes of onion powder 2 tbsp of flour 2 cups of vegetable broth (or chicken broth) 1 cup of cream 1 tbsp  of dill 1 tbsp of thyme Salt & Pepper Steps 1.  Heat […]

Easy Garlic and Herbed Chicken with Potatoes and Carrots

My love for cooking began when I was in my junior year of college and I lived in my very first apartment and had my very first kitchen. You might remember me mentioning a small Lipton Cookbook that my mother had mailed to me when I was in college. I would experiment with recipes as a […]