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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Mexican Chicken Chili Pie





Serves 6



Sauteed Tilapia Fillets with Raisins and Garlic



 
Serves 2


 This is extremely easy and quick! 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Asparagus Breakfast Squares with Red Cabbage, Garlic and Onion.




Serves 2


The breakfast squares were delicious
with a side of pumpernickel toast and cream cheese.

Also, I made hors d’oeuvres by cutting off a wedge from a asparagus square. This recipe was easy to make and...

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Rainbow Chard Quiche with Sausage Ricotta and Polenta




Serves 6



I think Rainbow Chard is one of the most beautiful plants. It is simply astounding how a plant can grow with such vibrant, contrasting leaves and stems; the puffiness makes them so adorable that if I were to grow them, I would use them to create floral arrangements. They look as if someone deliberately painted on their colors. I have wanted to try chard for the longest time…

Too Easy! Chicken Fried Rice



Serves 4


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Avocado and Walnut Cookies



 
Yield 30 Cookies

I made these cookies after hearing an advertisement on the radio. The ad said to try avocados instead of butter for baking, to reduce the fat, and to add good fat.  I came up with these cookies. I think they’re perfect with coffee or tea instead of milk.

Low Sodium, Not Too Sweet, Crumbly Shortbread Cookies

 Yield 3 dozen

 

The various cookie toppings shown here are blueberry, semisweet chocolate chips, and  walnut with honey.

Cranberry and Chocolate Chip Cookie Wafers





Yield 36 cookies


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Alaskan Jumbo Cod Fillet

Serves 2




This fillet was frozen and thawed in the refrigerator, the day before; measuring about 3" wide by 8'' long by 1.25'' thick in some areas.

Flourless- Chocolate Cake

 

Serves 8-10 normal folks who don’t over indulge:)


Seared Ribeye with Vegetable Medley



 
I hope you get to try this combination of vegetables and Ribye; It  was very good.
 
Serves 2

Monday, November 19, 2012

More Turkey, Please




 Serves 2


When I cooked the 2012 No Fuss Roasted Turkey Breast, early, I had enough leftover turkey and gravy to share another recipe with you. If you cook that recipe, you will notice that you don’t need any additional salt; this recipe will not need any either. I think there is enough salt to last until next Thanksgiving :) I don't normally add too much salt to my recipes if they contain condiments. And, if it is a Butterball, it is usually salted.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Broiled Chicken with Beans and Fingerlings



 
Serves 2




Tuna Penne Rigate Salad for Two, for less than $2.00




Serves 2

I purchased some of the ingredients from the local 99 cents store (couldn’t pass up these deals): A 5 oz can of chunk light tuna in water (darker meat), a 6 pack of juicy, red tomatoes, a bag of white onions, and a package of 100% wheat, penne rigate pasta; they cost 99 cents each (such a deal!).