Pork Roast with Apple Gravy

This is another wonderful recipe my mother-in-law taught me to make.  It’s easy and different.   What you need: 2 lb pork roast 2 cans apple juice concentrate (thawed) 2 Macintosh apples (peeled & sliced) 1/3 cup corn starch What to do: Place the roast, cut up apples, and apple juice concentrate into a crock […]

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Chili Lime Chicken Tacos

This is a great recipe to try on your family’s next Taco Tuesday!!!   What you need: Tortillas 1 lb boneless skinless chicken 1/4 tsp chili lime hot sauce 1 tsp chili powder 1 avocado 1 cubanelle pepper 1-4 oz can green chilies 1 lime   What to do: Cook chicken chicken over medium-high for […]

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Garden Pasta

This was something I just whipped up.  I needed a side for my Stuffed Parmesan Chicken.  I knew I wanted some kind of pasta, I just wasn’t sure what.  So I browsed the isles of the grocery store grabbing items I thought would go together.  I took a gamble….and I won.  It turned out better […]

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Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan is delicious.  It’s even better when it is stuffed with cheese and spinach.  I paired it with a side of Garden Pasta.  Both are delicious and definitely worth making.     What you need: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cloves of garlic, minced 15 oz ricotta cheese 1 c spinach 2 c […]

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Coconut Pecan Brownie Bites

These are great for days your are craving something sweet & indulgent. What you need: Box of brownie mix Coconut pecan frosting Melting chocolate Pecan chips What to do: Make brownies according to box directions & let cool. Cut brownies into bite size pieces. Cut the pieces in half. Spread some coconut pecan frosting on […]

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Italian Sausage Stuffed Peppers

I love my stuffed peppers this way! I’ve never been a huge fan of the traditional way to make stuffed peppers. I like all of the ingredients in them…just not together.  Last summer my mother-in-law made these and I absolutely loved them.  Finally a way for me to enjoy stuffed peppers!  I made my stuffed […]

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S’mores Pie

Here is a little taste of summer to keep you warm on those cold winter days!   What you need: 1 cup crushed graham crackers. 1/4 melted butter. About 22 marshmallows. 2/3 cup melted chocolate. What to do: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix crushed graham crackers & melted butter in a bowl. Press mixture […]

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Spinach & Cheese Garlic Bread

I made this as a side to the Zesty Lemon Cajun Chicken Pasta.  It had just a little something extra with the spinach added in. What you need: Large loaf of bread (I used french bread) 2 cups Italian cheese 1 1/2 cup spinach 1/3 cup melted butter 4 cloves minced garlic What to do: […]

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Zesty Lemon Cajun Chicken Pasta

This is an easy & tasty meal.  With just a hint of lemon, it makes the taste buds sing.  I paired it with Spinach & Cheese Garlic Bread. What you need: 2 Chicken breast 3 tbs virgin olive oil (separated) 1/2 tsp virgin olive oil 2 tsp Cajun seasoning 2 tsp zesty lemon seasoning 1/2 […]

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Ultimate Valentine’s Day Popcorn Mix

This popcorn mix is gooey, sticky, sweet, salty, crunchy, and chocolaty!  It’s delicious and you won’t want to stop at just one bite!   What you need: 2 Bags microwave popcorn 1/2 cup mini twist pretzels 1/2 cup Valentine’s Day m&m’s 2 cup Strawberry heart marshmallows (plain would work as well) 1/8 cup butter 1/4 […]

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