Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Wordless Wednesday W/ Linky

Monday, October 21, 2013

Spinach Lasagna - Popeye and Garfield Approved!

Here's another delicious lasagna recipe that your family will love.  It's filling and full of flavor.  Check out a previous recipe for Lasagna with a Twist here.


  • 16 oz ricotta cheese
  • 20 oz fresh spinach, finely chopped
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 lb provalone and mozzarella cheese mix, shredded (or cheese of your choice)
  • 2 x 14 oz cans tomato sauce
  • 1 box no-boil lasagna 
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt
  • ground black pepper

Monday, October 7, 2013

Green Beans With Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 lb green beans, ends trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 lb plain yogurt
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt
  • pepper

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Wordless Wednesday Skyline - W/ Linky

Monday, September 30, 2013

Quick and Easy Cyprus Style Lentil Stew

We're in the season of stews and soups now, and this Cyprus Style Lentil Stew will really hit the spot!  With potatoes, lentils, and rice, you get a really filling dish that is packed with flavor.  It is perfect for those chilly fall days when you want something easy and hearty to hit the spot.  


  • 1/2 lb lentils
  • 2-3 medium potatoes, chopped on squares
  • 3.5 oz white rice
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 oz can black olives
  • juice from half a lemon
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • vegetable oil

Monday, September 23, 2013

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 8 green peppers (medium sized)
  • 2 small carrots, shredded
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons savory spice
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups of water

Monday, September 16, 2013

Fresh & Simple Green Salad With Apple

This simple salad came about as a result of just tossing together some ingredients that we had on hand.  It turned out to be delicious!  It consists of chopped romaine lettuce, diced apples, chopped cubanelle peppers, and taco blend shredded cheese.  For the dressing, simply douse with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and some salt to taste.  Quick, easy, and a real hit!

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Baked BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

These baked BBQ chicken drumsticks are perfect for game nights.  Just prepare them a day in advance and allow the chicken to soak up all of the delicious barbecue flavors.  Serve them with warm buttery mashed potatoes for a winning meal!

  • 10 chicken drumsticks, about 2 pounds
  • 2 cups honey flavored barbecue sauce (or any sauce of your choice)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • butter
  • salt 
  • black pepper

Friday, August 30, 2013

Hearty White Bean Chicken Chili

With fall right around the corner, it's time to start thinking of all of the hearty dishes that will warm us up on those crispy cool days.  Nothing says warm and hearty like a good bowl of chili, and this white bean chicken chili offers a twist on a classic.

You can prepare this in a slow cooker and come home to a great aroma and a filling meal, or you can whip it up just before dinner.  It's also a perfect crowd pleaser for game days!  You could use canned beans and store-ready rotisserie chicken, as well.  White bean chicken chili is one easy and filling dish.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Easy Chicken With Rice

  • 1 lb chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • cumin
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil

Monday, August 19, 2013

Pork with Paprika and Sauerkraut


  • 3x16 oz cans of sauerkraut - not drained
  • 1 lb pork chops - chopped into small squares
  • 1 medium onion - minced
  • 3 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 1/2 cup applesauce 
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil

Friday, August 16, 2013

Easy Brunch- Scrambled "Omelette"

Scrambled Eggs, My Way


  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • 1 medium onion-chopped
  • 1 green pepper-chopped
  • 6 oz smoked ham (for extra flavor) cut into small pieces
  • 1 big tablespoon butter
  • salt
  • pepper

Friday, August 2, 2013

Hearty Lentil and Potato Stew

Hearty Lentil and Potato Stew


1 lb brown lentils
4 potatoes - cubed
2-3 carrots - chopped
1 onion - chopped
5 cloves garlic - roughly chopped
3 tbsp tomato puree
vegetable oil
ground black pepper
2 teaspoons savory

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Easy Oven Baked Peas & Potatoes

Easy Peas & Potatoes

A hearty and filling dish that is not short on flavor!  Perfect as a meatless meal, and a great way to get your serving of vegetables.


2 -15 oz cans sweet peas
2 large potatoes, chopped
2 onions, chopped
2 carrots, diced
2 green bell pepper, diced
2-3 cloves garlic, diced
2-3 teaspoons tomato paste
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon cumin
salt to taste
whole black pepper to taste

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