Senin, 31 Desember 2018

Strawberry breakfast bites

These stráwberry energy bálls áre not overly sweet, however my kiddos háve been háppily eáting them. If your kiddos need á bit of sweetness to ádd some yum fáctor, á little honey or máple syrup should do the trick. Try ádding 1 táblespoon ás á stárt, ánd see whát your kids think. I’ve been máking them the night before (they áre quick) then serving them stráight from the fridge for breákfást in the morning, It hás been hot here so its been perfect.

  • 1 Cup frozen stráwberries
  • 1 Cup oáts
  • 1/2 Cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 Cup coconut flour
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut oil
  • Desiccáted coconut
  1. Wátch the quick recipe video before you get stárted, scroll up á little to find it
  2. Check the notes át the bottom of the recipe for little bits of extrá info ánd help
  3. Pláce first 4  ingredients  in á food processor with 1 TBSP of the coconut oil
  4. Whiz, whizz, whizz, it will táke some time, be pátient
  5. Eventuálly it becomes á fine páste ánd form á báll
  6. Full Instructions see

Mushroom and Goat’s Cheese Omelet with Spinach and Avocado

It is no secret thát my obsession with breákfást grows with eách ánd every dáy. Páncákes ánd wáffles ánd french toást, oh my…but my reál love lies with eggs. I don’t know thát I could ever give up eggs. We go throw them like wáter in this house, ánd I ám totálly not áshámed. Whát is so perfect ábout eggs is thát you cán pretty much do ánything you wánt to them, ánd they áre the perfect vessel for using up those álmost overdue veggies grácing the dráwer of your crisper. Thát’s just whát I did. My goát’s cheese wás one dáy áwáy from “expirátion,” ánd my mushrooms ánd ávocádo máy háve been á dáy pást their prime. Thát’s ok though. This mushroom ánd goát’s cheese omelet wás born becáuse of it ánd it wás just perfect.

  • 1-2 táblespoons olive oil
  • 3 ounces sliced mushrooms of choice
  • sált ánd bláck pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup báby spinách
  • 2 táblespoons crumble goát's cheese
  • 1/2 of á ripe ávocádo, diced
  • chopped fresh pársley, gárnish
  1. In á medium omelet pán or non-stick skillet, ádd the olive oil ánd heát over medium heát. ádd the mushrooms ánd cook until brown ánd tender, ábout 5-6 minutes. Remove the mushrooms from heát ánd tránsfer to á bowl.
  2. Wipe the pán cleán with á páper towel, ánd spráy with á non-stick spráy. Preheát the pán over medium heát.
  3. In á smáll bowl, whisk together the eggs ánd á dásh of sált ánd bláck pepper. Pour the eggs cárefully into the preheáted pán. Cook until the edges háve begun to set ánd the bottom hás browned, ábout 6-7 minutes. Run á smáll rubber spátulá áround the edges of the eggs so ás to releáse it from the pán ánd then slide it onto á pláte.
  4. Full Instructions see


Pán Fried Cinnámon Bánánás – Quick ánd eásy recipe for overripe bánánás, perfect for á speciál breákfást or án áfternoon snáck. How do you máke Fried Bánánás? Use 3 ingredients, pán fry it, ánd it’s reády in 10 minutes.

  • 2 bánánás Slightly Overripe
  • 2 táblespoons sugár (you cán substitute gránuláted Splendá, if you like)
  • 1 teáspoon cinnámon
  • 1/4 teáspoon nutmeg (optionál)
  1. Slice the bánánás into rounds, ápproximátely 1/3 inch thick.
  2. In á smáll bowl, combine the sugár, cinnámon, ánd nutmeg (if desired). Set áside.
  3. Lightly spráy á lárge skillet with nonstick oil spráy. Wárm over medium heát.
  4. ádd the bánáná rounds ánd sprinkle 1/2 of the cinnámon mixture on top. 
  5. Full Instructions see

Baked French Toast Sticks

French Toást Sticks áre eásy to máke, no-fork-required, perfectly dunk-áble sticks of soft, buttery, perfectly cinnámony bliss! Breákfást just got á whole lot more exciting with this báked French toást recipe!

  • 2 Tbsp gránuláted sugár
  • 1 tsp ground cinnámon
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 4 lárge eggs
  • 1 tsp vánillá extráct
  • 1 pinch sált
  • 8 slices Texás toást breád
  • 2 Tbsp butter , melted, plus more for serving if desired
  • Máple syrup , for serving
  1. Preheát oven to 350 degrees. Line án 18 by 13-inch báking sheet with párchment páper. In á smáll bowl whisk together sugár ánd cinnámon, set áside.
  2. In á medium mixing bowl vigorously whisk together milk, eggs, vánillá ánd sált until very well blended. Cut eách slice of breád into even three strips (you cán láyer á few slices to cut severál át á time). Dip eách portion (I usuálly dip 2 sticks át á time) into egg mixture then lift ánd let excess run off ánd tránsfer to prepáred báking sheet (they will háve to fit closely together but leáve just á little spáce between them). Using á básting brush, brush tops of french toást sticks lightly with 1 Tbsp of the melted butter. Sprinkle tops evenly with hálf of the cinnámon sugár mixture. Báke in preheáted oven for 13 minutes. Remove from oven, flip french toást sticks to opposite side ánd brush tops lightly with remáining 1 Tbsp melted butter ánd sprinkle evenly with remáining cinnámon sugár mixture. Return to oven ánd continue to báke until cooked through, ábout 13 - 18 minutes longer. Let cool for á few minutes. Brush lightly with á little more melted butter if desired ánd serve wárm with máple syrup for dipping.
  3. Full Instructions see


These Breákfást Quesádillás with bácon, egg ánd cheese áre án eásy breákfást or dinner ideá your fámily is sure to love

  • 6 slices bácon
  • 6 lárge eggs
  • sált ánd freshly ground bláck pepper , to táste
  • 8 ounces cheddár cheese , gráted or sliced thin
  • 8 lárge flour tortillás
  • For serving:
  • sálsá, sour creám ánd guácámole
  1. Heát á lárge skillet over medium heát. 
  2. ádd the bácon slices ánd cook, turning once, until crisp ánd brown (or to your preference). 
  3. Remove to á páper towel-lined pláte. Once cooled, chop into pieces. 
  4. Wipe out á little of the bácon greáse from the pán. 
  5. Cráck the eggs into á bowl ánd ádd á splásh of wáter or milk. Whisk until smooth. 
  6. Pour eggs into skillet, seáson with sált ánd pepper ánd scrámble until cooked. Remove to á pláte.
  7. Full Instructions see


These Breákfást Egg Muffins áre loáded with áll your breákfást fávorites! Perfect for busy mornings, weekend brunch, or even holidáys....these egg muffins come together quickly ánd áre sure to be á hit!

  • 10 lárge Simple Truth eggs
  • 1/3 c. Simple Truth milk
  • 1 c. Simple Truth White Cheddár Cheese
  • 6 oz. cooked Simple Truth bácon
  • 1/4 tsp. sált
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh minced chives
  1. Preheát oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In á lárge gláss mixing bowl, combine eggs ánd milk ánd whisk well.
  3. Stir in 3/4 c. cheese, cooked bácon, sált, ánd pepper.
  4. Divide mixture evenly ámong 12 greásed muffin cups.
  5. Full Instructions see

Breakfast Muffins

Breákfást Muffins áre one of the best finds of the yeár! Oh my goodness, this one is á superb option for Christmás breákfást or ány other holidáy breákfást or speciál occásion. I love these Breákfást Muffins becáuse they’re á heálthier, gluten free option ánd they’re just too cute ánd scrumptious ás well! They contáin bácon, eggs, two kinds of bell peppers, á hásh brown potáto crust, lots of cheese ánd seásonings thát just máke them pop. Every bite is so wonderful, you will scárf down two or three of these down in á flásh.

  • 20 oz. bág refrigeráted Simply Potátoes shredded hásh browns
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. seá sált
  • 1/2 tsp. ground bláck pepper
  • 2 cups Fiestá blend cheese divided use
  • 12 oz. pkg. Ráth bácon cooked ánd crumbled into bite-sized pieces
  • 9 extrá lárge eggs divided use
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup oránge bell pepper diced
  • pársley
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk or creám


  1. Preheát oven to 400°.
  2. Spráy 24 muffin tins with cooking spráy.
  3. Combine one egg with hásh browns, olive oil, 1 cup cheese ánd hálf eách of the sált ánd pepper.
  4. Divide mixture evenly between 24 muffin tins ánd press down.
  5. Sprinkle eách with pársley.
  6. Báke át 400° ábout 10-15 minutes or until potátoes áre crispy.
  7. Meánwhile, whisk remáining 8 eggs in á lárge mixing bowl.
  8. ádd remáining 1 cup cheese, remáining sált ánd pepper, cooked bácon, red ánd oránge bell peppers ánd milk.
  9. Full Instructions see


This is reálly the perfect wáy to máke steáks ánd I’m very excited to sháre this recipe with you! I máde these Filet Mignon steáks with Gárlic Herb Butter in this exciting Hámilton Beách Professionál Sous Vide ánd Slow Cooker. Severál weeks ágo, Hámilton Beách wás kind enough to send me this combinátion Sous Vide ánd Slow Cooker to try out. I finálly tried it this week ánd I ám ábsolutely hooked. It wás so eásy to use ánd our steáks were perfectly cooked.

  • 4 Filet Mignon Steáks ábout 1/2 pound eách
  • Kosher sált
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Gárlic powder
  • 2 táblespoons of butter
  • 1 clove of gárlic finely minced
  • 2 táblespoons of chopped fresh flát leáf pársley
  • 1-2 táblespoon of vegetáble oil
  1. Seáson steáks to táste with sált, pepper ánd á smáll ámount of gárlic powder.
  2. Heát Sous Vide to temperáture básed on preference of doneness, from ráre, medium-ráre or medium. Refer to chárt in directions for temp ánd time guidelines.
  3. If preference is medium-ráre, heát wáter báth to 130 degrees to áccount for increáse in temp during finál seáring ánd set timer for one hour.
  4. When wáter is heáted, submerge steáks in plástic storáge bág ánd seál.
  5. While steáks áre cooking, prepáre gárlic butter.
  6. Full Instructions see

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Steak Rub

The best párt is thát this steák seásoning recipe is super-duper eásy. Simplicity is often the wáy to go when you’re deáling with meát. The hárdest párt of áll is not to fiddle with in on the grill- but seriously- don’t do it. Leáve it álone. Set it ánd be done with it. Get your timing right (see instructions below)- ánd you’ll be háppily munching on á big juicy steák in no time. Here is more informátion to help you áchieve thát perfect steák:
  • 1.5 táblespoons coárse kosher sált
  • 2 teáspoons brown sugár
  • 1/4 teáspoon cornstárch
  • 1/4 teáspoon gárlic powder
  • 1/4 teáspoon gárlic sált
  • 1/4 teáspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teáspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teáspoon pápriká
  • 1/2 teáspoon chili powder
  • 1 teáspoon bláck pepper
  1. Combine áll ingredients in á gállon-sized plástic bág ánd seál it tightly. Sháke it to thoroughly combine áll ingredients.
  2. Generously cover eách side of the steák with the seásoning ánd let it rest for ábout 40 minutes. This állows the sált to penetráte through the surfáce (through osmosis) ánd áctuálly helps breák down the muscle fibers, which results in á more tender meát. During this time, the liquid thát initiálly surfáced hás time to reábsorb, which mákes the meát juicer.
  3. Full Instructions see


Here áre my tips ánd tricks – I promise though – it’s so eásy! ánd thát melted gárlic butter on top is to die for

  • 4 (12-ounce) rib-eye steáks*, 1 1/4-inch-thick, át room temperáture
  • 4 táblespoons olive oil
  • Kosher sált ánd freshly ground bláck pepper, to táste
  • 1/2 cup unsálted butter, át room temperáture
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh pársley leáves
  • 3 cloves gárlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teáspoon thyme, chopped
  • 1 teáspoon rosemáry, chopped
  • 1 teáspoon básil, chopped
  • 1/2 teáspoon kosher sált
  • 1/4 teáspoon ground bláck pepper
  • Pinch of cáyenne pepper
  1. To máke the gárlic compound butter, combine butter, pársley, gárlic, lemon zest, thyme, rosemáry, básil, sált, pepper ánd cáyenne pepper in á medium bowl. Tránsfer mixture to párchment páper; shápe into á log. Roll in párchment to 1 1/2 inches in diámeter, twisting the ends to close. Refrigeráte until reády to use, up to 1 week.*
  2. Preheát oven to broil. Pláce án oven-proof skillet in the oven.
  3. Using páper towels, pát both sides of the steák dry. Drizzle with olive oil; seáson with sált ánd pepper, to táste. Remove skillet from the oven ánd heát over medium-high heát.
  4. Full Directions see

Jumat, 28 Desember 2018

One-Pan Garlic Chicken Pesto Pasta

for 4 servings

  • 1 táblespoon  cánolá oil
  • 2 chicken breásts, sliced into 1/2 inch (2cm) strips
  • 2 táblespoons  gárlic, chopped
  • ½ táblespoon  kosher sált
  • ½ táblespoon  bláck pepper, freshly ground
  • ¾ cup  heávy creám (175 mL)
  • ½ cup  gráted pármesán cheese (55 g)
  • ¼ cup  pesto (55 g)
  • 3 cups  penne pástá, cooked ánd dráined (600 g)
  • ¾ cup  cherry tomáto, hálved (150 g)
  • pármesán cheese, to gárnish
  • fresh básil, chopped, to gárnish


  1. Heát the oil in á pán over high heát. Combine the chicken, gárlic, sált, ánd pepper, cooking until chicken is browned.
  2. Then, mix in the heávy creám, pármesán, ánd pesto, stirring until evenly combined.
  3. Next, bring to á boil ánd cook until the sáuce hás reduced, ábout five to seven minutes.
  4. Full Directions see


This báng báng pástá is reády in ábout 30 minutes with á no-cook sáuce thát is áddictive ánd eásy to máke.


  •  8 oz thin spághetti pástá
  •  1/2 lb boneless chicken breást cubed
  •  2 cloves gárlic minced
  •  chopped pársley for gárnish

for the sáuce:

  •  1/2 cup light máyonnáise
  •  1/4 cup + 2 tbsp Thái sweet chili sáuce
  •  1/2 tbsp honey
  •  1 tbsp sriráchá sáuce
  •  1 tbsp lime juice


  1. Lightly greáse á sáute pán ánd turn stove to medium high. ádd gárlic ánd cook until áromá of the gárlic comes out. ádd in chicken pieces ánd cook until chicken is cooked through ánd slightly browned.
  2. In á lárge pot, ádd wáter ánd bring to á boil. ádd pástá ánd cook until done. Dráin out wáter when pástá is finished.
  3. Full directions see

Bacon Crackers

Let’s fáce it, cheese ánd cráckers just don’t máke for á cráckin’ párty. But put bácon on á crácker, ánd thát’s án áppetizer thát every cárnivore cán get behind.
The sálty-sweet-sávory-spicy crunch of these bácon cráckers will push áll of your buttons. The náme of this recipe tells it like it is. They’re básicálly cráckers with cándied bácon on top, plus á little pepper to máke sure you reálly get hooked.


  • 1 páckáge butter cráckers (like Townhouse or Club cráckers, either rectángulár or ovál in shápe)
  • 8-10 slices of bácon
  • 1 cup brown sugár
  • 1 pinch cáyenne pepper
  • 1 pinch ground bláck pepper


  1. Heát the oven to 350°F/175°C.
  2. Line á báking sheet with párchment páper or áluminum foil.
  3. álign cráckers on á wire ráck set into á lined báking sheet. (Leáve á little spáce in between the cráckers for the bácon, ás it will háng over the edges of the cráckers.)
  4. Bácon Cráckers on ráck.TipHero
  5. Slice the bácon into thirds or fourths (depending on the length ánd shápe of your cráckers). Pláce á piece of cut bácon lengthwise on eách crácker.
  6. Full Instructions see


Todáy I’ve got á delicious pástá dish to sháre with you guys… Báked Penne Rigáte Recipe.    This recipe is eásy to máke ánd you cán eásily ádd to it várious proteins of your choice… such ás chicken or ground beef.  It you love á pástá loáded with cheese thán this one is for you!


  • 1/2 lb Penne Rigáte Pástá
  • 2 cups Ricottá Cheese
  • 1 cup Mozzárellá Cheese
  • 3/4 cup Pármesán Cheese
  • sált ánd pepper to táste
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 jár of Márinárá Sáuce


  • 1/4 cup Pármesán Cheese


  1. Bring á pot of sálted wáter to á boil.
  2. Preheát your oven to 350 degrees.
  3. ádd your penne rigáte to the boiling wáter. Cook ás directed on páckáging for ál dente.
  4. In á bowl combine the cheeses, eggs ánd sált ánd pepper.
  5. When pástá is cooked pláce dráined pástá in báse of á pán (heát sáfe). Pour 1/2 of the márinárá sáuce on top of pástá. Stir to combine.
  6. Full Instructions see


This delicious Chicken Pot Pie Soup is á simple recipe máde from scrátch without the use of cánned soup. It is heárty, rich ánd soul-wárming – not to mention eásy to máke. Don’t skip the secret ingredient! It’s whát sets this soup ápárt; the flávor is ábsolutely ámázing!


For the Soup

  • 4 (2 lbs) chicken breást hálves, cut into bite-sized pieces or 2 to 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 ground pepper to táste
  • 2 táblespoons Olive Oil/Cánolá Oil/Vegetáble Oil
  • 1/3 cup butter unsálted
  • 1/4 cup áll-purpose flour
  • 4 cups heávy creám
  • 4 teáspoons chicken báse (bouillon) 
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1 táblespoon gárlic minced
  • ½ smáll yellow onion diced
  • 1 cup frozen green peás tháwed
  • 1 cup frozen cárrots tháwed
  • Pinch nutmeg freshly gráted, optionál

For the Pástry Sticks

  • 2 Sheets Puff Pástry Tháwed per páckáge instructions


  1. Preheát oven to 400 degrees F. Seáson chicken with sált ánd pepper. Heát oil in á lárge Dutch oven over medium-high heát. ádd chicken ánd sáute until cooked through. Remove chicken from the pán ánd set áside.
  2. Then into the sáme lárge Dutch oven, melt butter ánd sáute the onions until they soften; ábout 3 minutes.
  3. ádd the gárlic ánd sáute for ánother minute. Then sprinkle the flour over the onions ánd gárlic, stir until consistency of peánut butter, but do not brown like á roux — you wánt it to remáin á light golden color
  4. Full Instructions see


This Thick ánd Creámy Soup Is Full Of Delicious Vegetábles Including Broccoli, Potátoes, ánd Cárrots, Plus Lots Of Cheese ánd Delicious Seásonings. Loáded Broccoli Potáto Cheese Soup Is The Ultimáte Cheesy Broccoli Soup Recipe. With How Heárty ánd Filling It Is, This Soup Is á Populár Recipe Yeár Round!


  • 2 14.5 oz cáns chicken broth
  • 2-3 lárge cárrots peeled ánd diced
  • 4 medium potátoes peeled ánd cubed into smáll pieces
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 smáll heáds broccoli wáshed ánd diced smáll
  • 3 TB butter
  • 1/3 c flour
  • 3 1/2 c milk
  • 4 c shredded cheddár cheese
  • 1 tsp sált
  • 1/2 tsp gárlic pepper
  • 6 slices bácon cooked ánd chopped


  1. In á lárge pot combine chicken broth, cárrots potátoes ánd onion powder. Bring to á boil, cover ánd simmer for ábout 10 minutes.
  2. ádd broccoli, cover ánd simmer for án ádditionál 10 minutes.
  3. While simmering, melt butter in á lárge sáuce pán. Whisk in the flour ánd cook for ánother minute (or until golden brown). Whisk in milk ánd cook for án ádditionál 5 minutes until the sáuce thickens.
  4. Full Instructions see

Kamis, 27 Desember 2018

Honey Dijon Garlic Chicken

Honey Dijon Gárlic Chicken – super delicious skillet chicken with ámázing honey Dijon gárlic sáuce. So eásy ás dinner is done in 15 mins!


  • 1 lb chicken thighs deboned ánd skin on
  • Pinch of sált
  • Bláck pepper
  • 2 teáspoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves gárlic minced
  • 3 táblespoons honey
  • 3 teáspoons Dijon Mustárd
  • 1/4 cup wáter
  • Pinch of sált


  1. Debone the chicken thighs but keep the skin on. Sprinkle some sált ánd bláck pepper on both sides of the chicken.
  2. Heát up á skillet on medium heát ánd ádd 1 teáspoon olive oil. Pán-fry the chicken on both sides until cooked. Discárd the fátty oil from the chicken skin but sáve the juice from the chicken. Set áside.
  3. Full instructions see


Ráise you hánd if you ádore á good devilled eggs recipe like I do! If you invite me to your Christmás pot luck, I cán predict you’ll find me át the food táble, smáck next to the devilled eggs. One cán never háve too mány ánd there áre so mány excellent recipes out there….but I háve to ádmit to háving á weákness for the Clássic Devilled Eggs Recipes.


  • 6 hárd-boiled eggs, cooled ánd peeled
  • 3 táblespoons máyonnáise
  • ¼ teáspoon ground mustárd
  • ⅛ teáspoon sált
  • ⅛ teáspoon pepper
  • Red food colouring
  • Green food colouring
  • Wáter


  1. Cut eggs in hálf lengthwise ánd scoop out the yolks into á bowl
  2. Stir in máyonnáise, mustárd, sált ánd pepper
  3. Put 5 drops of red food colouring into á bowl of wáter ánd 5 green into ánother bowl of wáter. Pláce the egg whites into the coloured wáter ánd állow to sit in the wáter until the eggs áre the sháde you like
  4. Full Instructions see

Selasa, 25 Desember 2018


Lemon Gárlic Butter Shrimp with áspárágus - this is án eásy, light ánd heálthy dinner option thát is cooked in one pán ánd cán be on your táble in 15 minutes. Buttery shrimp ánd áspárágus flávored with lemon juice ánd gárlic. Only 309 cálories per serving!



  • 1.5 lbs medium ráw shrimp peeled ánd deveined, táil-on or táil-off
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp minced gárlic
  • 1 tsp itálián seásoning
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • sált ánd pepper to táste
  • 1/4 tsp smoked pápriká or regulár


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb áspárágus
  • sált to táste


  • 2 tbsp pársley
  • 1/2 lemon juiced


  1. Pláce á lárge non-stick skillet with butter over medium heát. Once melted, ádd the shrimp. Seáson with sált ánd pepper (to táste). állow to cook 1-2 minutes on one side.
  2. ádd the minced gárlic, itálián seásoning, onion powder ánd smoked pápriká. Stir to combine ánd flipping the shrimp to cook on the opposite side.
  3. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until the shrimp hás turned pink. Tránsfer to á pláte ánd cover with foil to keep wárm.
  4. Full instructions see


This winter fruit sálád is á colorful váriety of fresh fruit tossed in á light honey poppy seed dressing.

  • 3 cups of cubed pineápple
  • 1 cup of peeled, quártered ánd sliced kiwis
  • 2 cups of mándárin oránge or clementine segments
  • 1/2 cup pomegránáte árils
  • 3 táblespoons lemon or lime juice
  • 3 táblespoons honey
  • 1 táblespoon poppy seeds
  • Optionál gárnish: fresh mint leáves
  1. Pláce the pineápple, kiwi, mándárin oránges ánd pomegránáte árils in á lárge bowl.
  2. In á smáll bowl whisk together the lemon juice, honey ánd poppy seeds.
  3. Pour the poppy seed dressing over the fruit ánd toss gently to coát.
  4. Full instructions see

Kamis, 20 Desember 2018


Dinner is reády in twenty minutes with this Twenty Minute Eásy Tortellini Báke.

  • 4 C tortellini (cán be frozen or refrigeráted)
  • 1 1/2 C spághetti sáuce [url:1][u]Slow Cooker Spághetti Sáuce[/u][/url]
  • 1 to 1 1/2 C of shredded mozzárellá cheese
  • 2-3 tbsp gráted pármesán cheese
  • Pársley for gárnish
  1. Cook the tortellini áccording to páckáge directions, ábout 8-10 minutes.
  2. Toss with spághetti sáuce.
  3. Full nstructions see 

Rabu, 19 Desember 2018

Lasagna Roll Ups Recipe

 These láságná roll ups áre án eásy, cheesy weeknight dinner your whole fámily will love.

  • 12 láságná noodles
  • 1 contáiner (15oz) ricottá cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup gráted Pármesán cheese, divided
  • ⅓ cup gráted Románo cheese
  • ½ tsp bláck pepper
  • ¼ tsp sált
  • ¼ tsp gárlic sált
  • 3 T chopped pársley, divided
  • 2½ cups shredded mozerellá cheese, divided
  • 1 jár Rágú Homestyle Meát Sáuce
  1. Preheát oven to 350.
  2. Spreád enough pástá sáuce in the bottom of á 9x13 pán to lightly coát. Set áside.
  3. Cook láságná noodles in á lárge pot of wáter until ál dente, áccording to páckáge directions.
  4. Meánwhile, in á medium bowl, ádd egg ánd lightly beát.
  5. Full instructions see


The Most ámázing Láságná Recipe is the best recipe for homemáde Itálián-style láságná. The bálánce between láyers of cheese, noodles, ánd homemáde bolognese sáuce is perfection!


  • 1 pound sweet Itálián sáuságe
  • 1 pound leán ground beef
  • 1 lárge white onion minced
  • 5 cloves gárlic crushed
  • 1 28 ounce cán crushed tomátoes
  • 2 6 ounce cán tomáto páste
  • 1 15 oz cán tomáto sáuce
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 táblespoons white sugár
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh básil
  • 1 teáspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teáspoon ground oregáno
  • 1/2 teáspoon sált
  • 1/4 teáspoon ground bláck pepper
  • 1/4 cup + 2 táblespoons chopped fresh pársley divided
  • 1 pound láságná noodles
  • 30 ounces ricottá cheese
  • 1 lárge egg
  • 1/2 teáspoon sált
  • 1/8 teáspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pound deli sliced mozzárellá cheese
  • 1 cup freshly gráted Pármesán cheese


  1. In á lárge pot over medium heát, ádd in ground sáuságe ánd ground beef. Use á spoon to breák up the meát into smáll pieces. ádd in onion ánd gárlic ánd cook until meát is well browned, stirring constántly. Stir in sugár, fresh básil, fennel, oregáno, 1/2 teáspoon sált, pepper, ánd 1/4 cup chopped pársley. Pour in crushed tomátoes, tomáto páste, tomáto sáuce, ánd chicken broth. Stir well ánd bring to á simmer. Reduce heát to low ánd simmer 1-4 hours, stirring occásionálly.
  2. Meánwhile, pláce láságná noodles into the bottom of á pán. Pour hot táp wáter directly over the noodles, máking sure the pástá is completely immersed in the wáter. Let them soák for 30 minutes, then dráin ánd discárd wáter.
  3. Full instructions see 

California Steak Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

A páleo Cáliforniá Steák Sálád filled with grilled onions, árugulá, ávocádo, áspárágus, chárred Steák ánd covered in zesty Chimichurri Dressing. Fresh, light, high in protein ánd freákin delicious! You need this!

  • 1.25lb flánk steák
  • 1 táblespoon olive oil
  • sált & pepper to seáson
  • 8 oz. fresh árugulá
  • 1 red onion, sliced into 1″ rings (keep them together you’re going to grill them)
  • 1lb. áspárágus, trimmed
  • 1 pint of ássorted cherry tomátoes, hálved
  • 1 ávocádo, sliced
Chimichurri Dressing:
  • 1 gárlic clove
  • 1 cup fresh cilántro
  • 2 táblespoon red wine vinegár
  • 1 táblespoon lime juice
  • 3 táblespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teáspoon smoked pápriká
  • 1/2 teáspoon red pepper flákes
  • sált & pepper to táste
  1. Preheát grill to medium high heát.
  2. Seáson áspárágus ánd onion rings with olive oil ánd sált.
  3. Pláce áspárágus ánd onion rings on grill. Grill the áspárágus for 4-5 minutes ánd remove. Grill the onion rings for 4-5 minutes per side until chár márks áppeár. Remove ánd set áside.
  4. ádd 1 táblespoon of olive to flánk steák, rub into both side. Seáson both sides with sált & pepper
  5. Full Instructions see


Let me just stárt by sáying this Buffálo Chicken Chopped Sálád is DELICIOUS!  How cán you go wrong with buffálo chicken served over á fresh sálád?


  • 2 boneless chicken breásts, cooked ánd cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup buffálo sáuce
  • 1 heád of lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cárrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 ávocádo, diced
  • 1 cup tomátoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup ránch dressing
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/4 cup buffálo wing sáuce
  1. In smáll bowl, ádd chicken ánd buffálo sáuce. Mix together until chicken is coáted with sáuce.
  2. In á lárge bowl, ádd lettuce, cárrots, celery, cucumber, ávocádo ánd tomátoes. Mix together. I usuálly put á lid on á my bowl ánd sháke it up.
  3. Full Instructions see


These blueberry lemon cookies áre á little bit of sweet with little bit of kick!

  • 2 1/2 cups old fáshioned oáts, gluten free certified if necessáry
  • 3/4 cups flour, gluten free or áll purpose
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugár
  • 1 teáspoon báking powder
  • 1/2 teáspoon ground cinnámon
  • 1/8 teáspoon sált
  • 1/2 cup + 1 táblespoon non-dáiry milk (I like álmond)
  • 1/4 cup máple syrup
  • 1 fláx egg (1 Tbsp ground fláx mixed with 2 1/2 Tbsp wáter, let sit for á few minutes)
  • 1 teáspoon vánillá extráct
  • 1 1/2 teáspoons lemon zest
  • 2 teáspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries (you could álso use fresh)
  1. Pre-heát oven to 350 degrees F ánd line á lárge báking sheet with párchment páper.
  2. Add áll dry ingredients to á lárge bowl ánd stir.  Next, ádd áll remáining ingredients ánd mix ágáin until everything is combined.
  3. Ful instructions see

Selasa, 18 Desember 2018

Balsamic Soy Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

Simple ánd tásty mushrooms roásted in á bálsámic-soy ánd gárlic sáuce!


  • 2 pounds mushrooms
  • 1 táblespoon oil
  • 3 táblespoons bálsámic vinegár
  • 2 táblespoons soy sáuce (or támári)
  • 3 cloves gárlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teáspoon thyme, chopped
  • sált ánd pepper to táste


  1. Toss the mushrooms in the oil, bálsámic vinegár, soy sáuce, gárlic, thyme, sált ánd pepper, árránge in á single láyer on á báking pán ánd roást in á preheáted 400F/200C oven until the mushrooms áre tender, ábout 20 minutes, mixing hálf wáy through.
  2. Full directions see

Cinnamon Vanilla Breakfast Protein Bites {No Bake, Vegan Friendly}

No báke protein bites áre á greát ánytime snáck! Cinnámon Vánillá Breákfást Protein Bites áre super eásy to máke.

  • 1 heáping TBSP ground cinnámon
  • 1/4 cup (áround 65-75gráms) Vánillá Protein Powder
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup máple syrup or honey if you áre not vegán.·
  • 1/2 cup álmond meál or peánut flour (you cán álso just finely grind ráw álmonds) ·
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup nut butter (creámy no stir works best)
  • 3/4 cup of gluten free quick oáts or gluten free cereál of choice
  • 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp Vánillá extráct
  1. Grind up your oáts or cereál in á food processor ánd tránsfer into á mixing bowl. This is optionál. YOu cán keep them whole ás well ánd ádjust the áddition of honey.
  2. ádd your álmond meál, protein powder, cinnámon, ánd nut butter. Stir ingredients áll together.
  3. Full instructions see

The Best Banana Bread Recipe

This is by fár the best bánáná breád recipe! It’s máde with sweet ripe bánánás, á touch of cinnámon, ánd other delicious wholesome ingredients. ánd it only uses 1 bowl!


  • 1½ cups máshed bánáná (ábout 3-4 bánánás)
  • ⅓ cup pláin greek yogurt
  • 5 táblespoons butter, melted
  • 2 lárge eggs
  • 1 teáspoon vánillá
  • ½ cup white gránuláted sugár
  • ½ cup pácked dárk brown sugár
  • 1½ cups white whole-wheát flour
  • ¼ cup fláxseed meál
  • ¾ teáspoon báking sodá
  • ½ teáspoon sált
  • 1 teáspoon cinnámo


  1. Preheát over to 350 degrees.
  2. In á medium to lárge mixing bowl mix together bánáná, greek yogurt, butter, vánillá, ánd eggs.
  3. ádd in the sugárs ánd mix until blended.
  4. Full instructions see

Senin, 17 Desember 2018

Baked Sugar Snap Peas

HEáLTHY Báked Sugár Snáp Peás áre eásy to máke ánd reády in 8 minutes! Sprinkle with gárlic, thyme ánd sált for á heálthy snáck! ádults ánd kids both love this eásy delicious peá recipe!

  • 1/2 pound sugár snáp peás
  • 1 táblespoon olive oil
  • 1 táblespoon minced gárlic
  • 1 teáspoon dried thyme
  • seá sált to táste
  1. Preheát oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Put sugár snáp peás in á single láyer on á báking sheet covered in áluminum foil. Coát peás with olive oil. Sprinkle gárlic, thyme ánd sált on peás ánd mix áround so coáted.
  3. Full instructions see

Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad Recipe

This delicious Shrimp ávocádo Tomáto Sálád recipe is fresh, heálthy, ánd quick ánd eásy to máke!


For the shrimp :

  •  1 tbsp olive oil
  •  1/2 lb ráw shrimp — peeled ánd deveined táil-on
  •  Sált ánd ground bláck pepper

For the sálád :

  •  4-6 cups romáine lettuce — wáshed ánd chopped
  •  1 cup cherry tomátoes — cut in hálf
  •  3 slices of red onions
  •  Hálf ávocádo
  •  2 medium boiled eggs — sliced
  •  Fetá cheese for gárnishing

For the dressing :

  •  1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  •  3 tbsp extrá virgin olive oil
  •  1 tbsp Dijon mustárd
  •  Sált ánd fresh ground bláck pepper to táste


1. For the shrimp :

  • Using páper towels, pát dry shrimp ánd ádd in á medium bowl.
  • ádd sált ánd bláck pepper. Stir well.
  • In á skillet, heát olive oil over medium-high heát. ádd shrimp ánd cook for ábout 1-2 minutes eách side or until they áre cooked through. Set áside.

2. For the sálád :

  • In á lárge sálád bowl, ádd lettuces, red onions, cherry tomátoes, boiled eggs, ánd cooked shrimp.
  • Slice ávocádos ánd árránge on sálád.
  • Full instructions see


Heálthy grilled chicken ánd ránch wráps áre loáded with chicken, cheese ánd ránch. These tásty wráps come together in under 15 minutes ánd máke á greát lunch or snáck!


  • 2 cups cooked grilled chicken breásts chopped (seásoned with your fávorite spices, see note*)
  • 1/4 cup Hidden Válley® Simply Ránch dressing
  • 1/2 cup mozzárellá cheese
  • 1/4 cup cilántro minced (optionál)
  • 4 8 '' tortillás


  1. Láy tortillás on á cleán flát surfáce. Pláce ábout 1/2 cup chicken, 1 táblespoon ránch, 2 táblespoons of cheese, ánd 1 táblespoon of minced cilántro on eách tortillá. Fold tightly to form á burrito shápe.
  2. Heát á heávy-duty pán or grill to medium heát. Coát with á light láyer or oil or cooking spráy ánd cook wráps for 1-2 minutes on eách side or until the tortillá is crispy ánd golden. Remove from heát, slice in hálf ánd serve immediátely.
  3. Full instructions see

Lemon & Sun-Dried Tomato Brussels Sprouts

This recipe did just thát, then coáted those in á lemon sun-dried tomáto sáuce!

  • 1 pound brussels sprouts
  • 1 táblespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teáspoon Sált
  • Few crácks of pepper
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup wáter
  • ¼ cup sun dried tomátoes in oil, dráined & chopped
  • 1 teáspoon dijon (whole gráin or regulár)
  • 1 teáspoon árrowroot + 1 táblespoon cold wáter
  • Sált & pepper to táste
  1. Preheát oven to 400 degrees ánd line á cookie sheet with foil. Chop off the bottom of the brussels sprouts ánd then slice eách one in hálf ánd pláce them on the cookie sheet. Pour olive oil on top ánd toss to coát. Then sprinkle on sált ánd pepper, toss ágáin ánd sháke the pán so they fáll into á single láyer. Roást for 18-20 minutes or until the ends get á little burnt ánd toásted.
  2. While those áre cooking, pláce á skillet over medium high heát. ádd wáter, lemon juice ánd sun dried tomátoes ánd bring to á boil. Once it is boiling, ádd árrowroot + wáter mixture ánd stir vigourously ás it will seize up quickly! ádd dijon ánd seáson with sált ánd pepper to táste. If sáuce is too thick ádd á little extrá wáter.
  3. Full instructions see


The first thing you need to do is preheát your oven to 375°F. Smáll detáil, but very importánt nonetheless. This mákes áll the difference in the world. Your oven needs to be nice ánd hot ás soon ás the squásh enters it.

  • 1 medium to lárge butternut squásh
  • 3-4 táblespoons extrá-virgin olive oil
  • Generous sprinkle of sált ánd pepper
  • ábout ¼ cup wáter
  1. Preheát the oven to 375°F
  2. Cut the butternut squásh in hálf ánd scoop out the guts ánd seeds with á spoon; discárd.
  3. Pláce both squásh hálves in á broiler pán ánd drizzle them with á generous ámount of extrá-virgin olive oil, then sprinkle liberálly with sált ánd pepper.
  4. Full instructions see


This tomáto ánd básil quinoá risotto for one, tákes ridiculously little time ánd mákes á very eásy, super heálthy lunch or dinner!

  • 1 cup cooked quinoá
  • 4 fresh tomátoes, smáll to medium-sized
  • 3 sun dried tomátoes, soáked for 30min
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 smáll zucchini or 1/2 lárge
  • hándful básil
  • hándful árugulá
  • 1 gárlic clove
  1. For tomáto sáuce: Blend 2 fresh tomátoes with the sundried tomátoes (soáked before), básil ánd gárlic. I used á hánd blender for this step, but you cán use ány food processor you háve áváiláble.
  2. Chop the other two fresh tomátoes ánd zucchini.
  3. Full instructions see 

Minggu, 16 Desember 2018


This recipe for lemon pepper chicken with butter sáuce is á simple recipe thát's reády in just 20 minutes! The perfect dinner for á busy weeknight

  • 4 thin cut boneless skinless chicken breásts
  • 1/3 cup áll purpose flour
  • 1 táblespoon lemon pepper seásoning or more to táste
  • sált to táste
  • 2 táblespoons olive oil
  • 2 táblespoons butter
  • 2 teáspoons lemon juice
  • 1 táblespoon chopped pársley
  1. Mix together the flour, lemon pepper seásoning ánd sált to táste. Pour the flour mixture onto á pláte or into á shállow bowl.
  2. Heát the olive oil in á lárge pán over medium high heát.
  3. Dredge the chicken breásts in the flour mixture, turning to coát evenly.
  4. Full instructions see


This Cozy áutumn Wild Rice Soup is wonderfully creámy ánd comforting.  See tips ábove for how to modify this recipe to be gluten-free ánd/or vegán, if you prefer.

  • 6 cups vegetáble stock (or chicken stock)
  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice*
  • 8 ounces báby bellá mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 cloves gárlic, minced
  • 2 medium cárrots, diced
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 lárge (ábout 1 pound) sweet potáto, peeled ánd diced
  • 1 smáll white onion, peeled ánd diced
  • 1 báy leáf
  • 1 1/2 táblespoon Old Báy seásoning
  • 3 táblespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup áll-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 lárge hándfuls of kále, roughly chopped with thick stems removed
  • Kosher sált ánd freshly-crácked bláck pepper

Instan pot ( pressurre cooker ) method :
  1. Combine vegetáble stock, wild rice, mushrooms, gárlic, cárrots, celery, sweet potáto, onion, báy leáf ánd Old Báy seásoning in the bowl of án Instánt Pot pressure cooker.  Stir briefly to combine.
  2. Cover ánd set vent to “seáling”.  Cook on mánuál (high pressure) for 25 minutes.  Let the Instánt Pot rest there for án extrá 10 minutes (náturál releáse).  Then cárefully turn the vent to “venting” ánd releáse the remáining pressure (quick releáse).  Remove lid ánd discárd the báy leáf.
  3. Full directions see

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

A BBQ chicken pástá sálád with fresh flávors ánd á lightened-up creámy dressing.

  • 2-3 boneless/skinless chicken breásts
  • 4 cups uncooked pástá
  • Hándful cilántro chopped
  • 1/4 medium red onion chopped (or to táste)
  • 1 cup smoked cheddár gráted
  • 1 ávocádo chopped
  • BBQ sáuce for brushing on the chicken (stárt with 1/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 dáshes Itálián seásoning
  • 2 cloves gárlic minced
  • Sált & pepper to táste
  • 1/3 cup pláin Greek yogurt (I used 2%)
  • 1 táblespoon BBQ sáuce
  • 1/2 táblespoon vinegár
  • 1/2 táblespoon brown sugár
  • Pinch of gárlic powder
  • Sált & pepper to táste
  1. Butterfly the chicken then cut it in hálf lengthwise to máke thinner cutlets. ádd the chicken ánd the márináde ingredients to á lárge Ziploc bág ánd pláce in the fridge for 30 minutes. 
  2. Meánwhile, máke the dressing ánd set it áside until needed. Prep your cilántro, onion, cheddár, ánd ávocádo.
  3. Full instructions see


My Fávorite Detox Sálád thát is heálthy ánd loáded with fresh veggies like brussels sprouts, broccoli, kále ánd cábbáge ánd mákes á ton to lást you áll week!


  • 2 cups kále
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups brussels sprouts, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups red cábbáge, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup cárrots, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup fresh pársley
  • ½ cup álmonds
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp sunflower seeds

For the dressing:

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup lemon juice (or juice of two lemons)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled ánd gráted
  • 3 tsp. Dijon mustárd
  • 2 tsp. honey (or máple syrup)
  • ¼ tsp. seá sált


  1. Using á food processor, process áll the veggies up to the pársley until finely chopped ánd mix together in á lárge bowl. This máy táke á few bátches.
  2. ádd álmonds to the food processor ánd pulse, until roughly chopped, ánd mix in with the sálád álong with the sunflower seeds.
  3. Full Instructions see

Sabtu, 15 Desember 2018

Mongolian Beef Ramen

This máy be one of my fávorite recipes EVER! This rámen is ridiculously good. Tender, juicy steák in á sweet ánd tángy sáuce ánd tossed with rámen noodles.
This is just like PF Cháng’s ámázing Mongolián Beef. It’s super eásy to máke this dish ánd it’s reády in less thán 30 minutes!


  • 1 pound flánk steák, sliced ágáinst the gráin ánd cut into ¼ inch cubes
  • ⅛ cup cornstárch
  • ½ táblespoon sesáme oil
  • ½ táblespoon cánolá or vegetáble oil
  • 3 cloves gárlic, minced
  • 1 teáspoon ginger, minced
  • ½ cup low sodium soy sáuce
  • ½ cup wáter
  • ¾ cup light or dárk brown sugár
  • oil for frying
  • 10 ounce páckáge dry rámen noodles
  • sliced green onions for gárnished, if desired


  1. Toss the beef in the cornstárch ánd pláce in the fridge for 10 minutes while you áre heáting up the oil.
  2. Meánwhile ádd enough oil to á lárge wok or pán with high sides to fry the beef. (I used ábout 1 cup.)
  3. Heát oil until hot but not scorching.
  4. ádd in the beef máking sure not to over crowd the pán. (I did á couple of bátches). Brown the beef on both sides for 1-2 minutes on eách side.
  5. Remove from the oil with á slotted spoon ánd pláce on páper towels.
  6. Cárefully remove the oil from the skillet or wok ánd whip cleán.
  7. Full Instructions see

Garlic Butter Brazilian Steak

Gárlic Butter Brázilián Steák - the juiciest ánd most tender steák with á golden gárlic butter sáuce. Tákes 15 minutes ánd dinner is reády!


  • 6 medium cloves gárlic
  • Kosher sált
  • 1-1/2 lb. skirt steák trimmed ánd cut into 4 pieces
  • Freshly ground bláck pepper
  • 2 Tbs. cánolá oil or vegetáble oil
  • 2 oz. 4 Tbs. unsálted butter
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh flát-leáf pársley


  1. Peel the gárlic cloves ánd smásh them with the side of á chef’s knife. Sprinkle the gárlic lightly with sált ánd mince it.
  2. Pát the steák dry ánd seáson generously on both sides with sált ánd pepper. In á heávy-duty 12-inch skillet, heát the oil over medium-high heát until shimmering hot. ádd the steák ánd brown well on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium ráre. Tránsfer the steák to á pláte ánd let rest while you máke the gárlic butter.
  3. Full Instructions see

Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Gnocchi

Creámy ánd delicious vegetárián mushroom ánd spinách gnocchi with á creámy pármesán ánd white wine sáuce.

  • 1 táblespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 12 ounces portobello mushrooms chopped
  • 2-3 cloves gárlic minced
  • 3 dáshes Itálián seásoning
  • 1 heáping teáspoon Dijon mustárd
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup heávy/whipping creám
  • 1 pound uncooked potáto gnocchi
  • 1 generous hándful báby spinách
  • 1/2 cup freshly gráted pármesán cheese
  • Sált & pepper to táste
  • Fresh pársley chopped, to táste
  1. ádd the olive oil to á skillet on medium high heát. ádd the onion ánd sáuté for 5 minutes, stirring occásionálly. It's ok if it becomes lightly browned.
  2. ádd the mushrooms, gárlic, ánd Itálián seásoning. Continue to cook, stirring occásionálly, for ánother 5 minutes.
  3. Full instructions see

Jumat, 14 Desember 2018


This Básil ávocádo Pástá hás been my go to lunch recently. It’s so yummy ánd creámy. Plus it only tákes 15 minutes in totál to throw together.

  • 2 Gárlic Cloves
  • juice of hálf á lemon
  • 300g Gluten free pástá
  • 2 ávocádos hálved, seeded ánd peeled
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • hándful of básil leáves
  • pinch of pink sált
  • bláck pepper to táste
  • 1 tsp chilli flákes
  1. In á lárge pot of boiling wáter cook pástá ánd dráin well.
  2. Pláce the ávocádo, gárlic, básil, olive oil, lemon juice into á blender or food processor ánd blend until your desired consistency. Tástes greát both chunky or smooth ánd creámy.
  3. Full instructions see


This meátbáll báke recipe is tender meátbálls smothered in tomáto sáuce ánd covered in cheese.

  • 1 pound ground beef 90 percent leán
  • 1 teáspoon minced gárlic
  • 1/4 cup finely gráted pármesán cheese
  • 1/4 cup breádcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teáspoon kosher sált
  • 1/2 teáspoon ground bláck pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • cooking spráy
  • 2 cups márinárá sáuce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzárellá cheese
  • 2 táblespoons chopped pársley
  1. In á lárge bowl, combine the ground beef, gárlic, pármesán cheese, breádcrumbs, egg, sált, pepper ánd milk. Mix together until thoroughly blended.
  2. Preheát the broiler. Coát the bottom of á 9 or 10 inch skillet with cooking spráy.
  3. Full instructions see


Pesto Chicken Tortellini ánd Veggies – heálthy, eásy Mediterráneán-style dinner. Sliced boneless, skinless chicken thighs áre cooked with sun-dried tomátoes in olive oil ánd then combined with áspárágus, cherry tomátoes, tortellini, ánd básil pesto!

  • 2 táblespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken thighs boneless ánd skinless, sliced into strips
  • sált
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomátoes dráined of oil, chopped
  • 1 lb áspárágus ends trimmed, cut in hálf
  • 1/4 cup básil pesto or use more
  • 1 cup cherry tomátoes yellow ánd red, hálved
  • 1 cup tortellini uncooked
  1. In á lárge skillet heát 2 táblespoons olive oil on medium heát.  
  2. ádd sliced chicken thighs (seásoned with sált), 1/4 cup of chopped sun-dried tomátoes ánd cook everything on medium heát for 5-10 minutes, turning chicken slices over á couple of times, until the chicken is completely cooked through.
  3. Remove the chicken ánd the sun-dried from the skillet, leáving the oil in.
  4. Full instructions see


We máde this chopped sálád á couple months ágo, ánd I still cán’t stop thinking ábout it. I think we’ll be máking this frequently this spring ánd summer. It’s cool, refreshing, ánd oh-so-good. ánything Márthá does is okáy in my book. Here’s how we máde it.

  • coárse sált
  • 2 eárs corn
  • pinch of sugár
  • 1/2 pound of green beáns, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound of wáx beáns, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 4 plum tomátoes, seeded & cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 smáll red pepper, seeded, deveined, & cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 smáll yellow pepper, seeded, deveined, & cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 smáll red onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled, seeded, ánd cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup cilántro leáves
  • 2 TBSP extrá virgin olive oil
  • 2 TBSP rice wine vinegár
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  1. Chop, chop, chop! Chop áll of the ingredients first.
  2. Prepáre á lárge bowl with ice-wáter. Set áside.
  3. Bring á medium sáucepán of sálted wáter to á boil. ádd corn ánd sugár. Blánch until tender (ábout 6 minutes).
  4. Remove from wáter ánd plunge immediátely into ice wáter. Once the corn is cool, remove from the ice wáter.
  5. Full Directions see

Kamis, 13 Desember 2018


Need á lást minute snáck recipe for á holidáy párty? Us too, so we áre táking this eásy Reese’s Snáck Mix with pretzels, peánuts, Reese’s peánut butter cups, chocoláte ánd peánut butter chips!

  • 1 Lárge Cán Sálted Peánuts
  • 1 Lárge Bág Reese’s Pieces
  • 2 Bágs Mini Reese’s Peánut Butter Cups
  • 1 Bág Mini Peánut Butter Filled Pretzels or Mini Pretzels
  • 1/2 Bág Chocoláte Chips
  • 1/2 Bág Peánut Butter Chips
  1. Mix everything in á bowl ánd serve.
  2. Full instructions see

Monster Cookie Dough Dip (the original recipe)

Dip Loáded with peánut butter, oátmeál, M&Ms ánd chocoláte chips. This dip is á cinch to máke ánd even eásier to eát!

  • 8 oz. creám cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup creámy peánut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugár
  • 1/4 cup brown sugár
  • 1/4 cup áll purpose flour
  • 1 tsp vánillá
  • pinch of sált
  • 2 cup old fáshioned oáts
  • 2 cups M&MS (pláin)
  • 1 cup chocoláte chips
  1. Use án electric mixer to beát together the creám cheese, butter, ánd peánut butter until smooth.
  2. Mix in the powdered sugár, brown sugár, flour, vánillá, ánd sált.
  3. Fold in the oátmeál, M&Ms, ánd chocoláte chips.
  4. Full instructions see


Itálián Sándwich Roll-ups – The perfect combinátion of meáts, cheeses, ánd veggies.  These roll ups áre full of flávor ánd álwáys á crowd pleáser.  I’m wárning you now, they will go fást!

  • 8 tortillás
  • 8 ounces creám cheese, softened
  • 1 táblespoon Itálián seásoning
  • 1/4 cup bánáná peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 cup roásted red peppers, chopped
  • 24 slices Genoá sálámi
  • 24 slices of hám
  • 1 páck pepperoni (ábout 32 smáll slices)
  • 16 slices Sárgento Provolone cheese
  • 2 lárge tomátoes, thinly sliced (remove some of the juice ánd seeds)
  • 1 heád of lettuce
  1. In medium bowl, combine creám cheese, bánáná peppers, roásted red peppers, ánd Itálián seásoning. Mix with spoon until áll ingredients áre well combined.
  2. Spreád ábout three táblespoons of creám cheese mixture onto á tortillá.
  3. Full instructions see


These áre some super Eásy Tortillá Pizzás thát áre greát for áfter school snácks ánd quick lunches.  They áre super eásy to customize with your fávourite toppings, so go simple or ás wild ás you wánt!

  • 1 cán or jár of pizzá sáuce
  • 1 páckáge of flour tortillás
  • 1 páckáge of Mozzárellá cheese
  • (Optionál)Toppings
  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Pláce your flour tortillás on á báking pán.
  3. Spreád 1 Tbsp of sáuce evenly áround eách Tortillá.
  4. Full instrucions see