Apple Pecan Sweetness

In a cereal bowl and stir in the following ingredients together for 1 serving: 1 apple with the peel (of your choice), cut up in bite size pieces; I like Gala, Honeycrisp, Braeburn, & Granny Smith) 1/8 tsp cloves 1/8 tsp nutmeg, whole or ground (I use whole & use a zester grater to grate […]

Cranberry-Orange Bread

I enjoyed making this bread and it’s really yummy. I use to make this recipe every Christmas for many years before I decided to switch to eating low glycemic sugars, so I have yet to tweak this recipe to fit that kind of sugar (when I do I will be sure to make a note […]

Freezing different food

Items to freeze and keep on hand: Jalapenos & other peppers            Spices                        Herbs Cornmeal             Flours                    Fresh Fruit                      Fresh Vegetables   These are just a few of the items I freeze; the possibilities are endless.  When jalapenos are on sale, I buy a whole bunch and put them in a Ziploc bag and freeze them. […]

Sautéed Vegetable Mix

Sautéed Vegetable Mix The original recipe for this is from a Garden-Style Pizza.  I am unsure of the original source, but the below recipe is a modified version I have changed and added to throughout the years.  This is good on pizza, over pasta, or by itself.   2 cups carrots, shredded 2 cups mushrooms, […]

Spinach with Sun-dried Tomatoes & Garlic

Spinach w/ Sun-dried Tomatoes and Garlic Lara’s original creation This is such an easy dish and I bet even your kids will like it; it has loads of flavor. Bon Appétit!! Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Spinach (fresh or frozen), package or jar of Sun-dried Tomatoes, Water, Salt, Black Pepper — read recipe to […]

Mexican Slaw

If you like cole slaw, but don’t like it sweet this is a recipe for you.  This recipe is tart and refreshing. It can be made without the cilantro and cumin if you just want a slaw without mayonnaise or if you don’t like either of those ingredients.  I use nothing, but organic and the […]

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

I enjoy this recipe because it’s simple, delicious, and healthy.  It comes out tender and juicy every time.  The following is my version of this recipe; original recipe was found in a crock pot cookbook I use to have. Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken 3-4 pound fryer or roasting chicken or 4 chicken breasts (or can […]