Red White and Blue – Ice Box Cake – No Bake

When it's hot out no one wants to cook or bake,So here is a recipe for a delicious easy desert .   You'll Need:   — Vanilla Wafers   — 2 (8 oz.) blocks plain cream cheese   — 2 tbsp milk for cheesecake layer, 1 1/2 cups for pudding layer   — 1 tsp... Continue Reading →

BBQ Jalapeño-Pineapple-Chicken in a Skillet

My recipe link Delicious and Fast with a little kick Chicken combines the rich flavor of barbecue sauce with sweet pineapple!  And a kick of jalapeño A simple, family favorite, weeknight dinner. Chicken - Jalapeño- Pineapple-BBQ https://flexitarianforlife.wordpress.com/2018/06/20/bbq-pineapple-jalapeno-chicken-in-a-skillet/

Healthy Eating

Developing healthy eating habits isn't as confusing or as restrictive as many people imagine. The essential steps are to eat mostly foods derived from plants—vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes (beans, peas, lentils)—and limit highly processed foods.   For most of my life, I ate the standard American diet and meals that were heavy in meat and processed foods. I went to... Continue Reading →

Cream Filled Pizzelles

Cream filled pizzelles. I ate these for the first time about 5 years ago. I used to buy them off a woman who sold them to Catullos in Boardman, Ohio. Something happened after a couple years as I went to buy them : and she hadn't brought any. So I had to learn to make... Continue Reading →

Spice It Up Friday’s

Turmeric powder is ground from the root of a tropical perennial thought to be native to Southeast Asia and has been used extensively throughout history as a color additive for food and textiles. In addition to adding vibrant yellow color to dishes, turmeric has an earthy, pungent flavor that is very versatile and works well with spices like cinnamon,... Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

I love this anytime of the year but especially when it's cold wet and rainy out. It's so comforting and warming. It's the kind of chowder that warms the bones. I also have a vegan version I will also post. Sweet Potato Corn Chowder Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into... Continue Reading →

Moms Stove Top Pot Roast

My mother made the best Pot Roast. I can smell and taste it now. On the rare occasion I eat beef I make this. Especially now that it’s cold out. Stove Top Pot Roast Ingredients •1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds) •2 to 3 garlic cloves, sliced •2 tablespoons olive oil •1... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Cherry Energy Balls

They store well, so they are ideal for a quick snacks and they are so delicious that it’s hard to stop at two. I have to make a double batch to enjoy throughout the week. Chocolate Cherry Energy Balls INGREDIENTS: •1 cup rolled oats •12 dates, pitted (½ cup) •¼ cup slivered almonds •¼ cup... Continue Reading →

Apple Cake

Ummm, apple-icious Apple Cake • 1/2 pound of butter, softened • 1 1/2 cups plus • 1 tablespoon of honey • 5 eggs, beaten • 3 tablespoons of vanilla • 1 cup of yogurt (or buttermilk) • 2 1/2 cups of unbleached flour • 2 cups of whole wheat pastry flour • 2 teaspoons of... Continue Reading →

Vegetable Sushi

This recipe is very versatile as you can use any ingredients you like. Sushi is very good for you and is absolutely delicious as well as being easy and enjoyable to make! Ingredients For the rice:  2 cups short-grain Japanese rice, rinsed 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tablespoons sugar For the rolls: 10 nori sheets... Continue Reading →

Pasta and Chimichurri Sauce

I love to cook. But sometimes when your not feeling up to par I like something healthy and fast without ordering take out. This dish is on the table in no time. Enjoy Pasta and Chimichurri •16oz angel hair pasta Sauce •1 1/2 cup parsley •2 fresh basil leaves •4 cloves garlic •Juice of half... Continue Reading →

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