Green Chocolate Chip Cookies


Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day: green cookies! And not just any green cookies. They’re made from special green ingredients that will keep everyone guessing. Printable Recipe 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 ripe avocado 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 pkg of pistachio pudding mix 2 […]

Southwestern Crockpot Chicken


You won’t believe how easy this chicken crockpot recipe is. It’s really tasty too! Printable Recipe 4 chicken breasts (can be frozen or fresh) 1 can black beans, rinsed 1 can diced tomatoes, drained 1 cup salsa 1 cup corn 4 oz cream cheese Place chicken in bottom of crockpot. Top with black beans, tomatoes, […]

Chocolate Bran Muffins


Indulge in a chocolate treat without feeling quite so guilty. These muffins are combine the great taste of chocolate with nutritious bran and apple juice. Printable Recipe 2/3 cup milk 2/3 cup unsweetened apple juice 1/3 cup oil 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup bran 1 1/2 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup cocoa […]

Cheesy Pesto Loaf


This bread is a great accompaniment to pasta, soup or stew.  It’s a nice change from the usual garlic bread. Printable Recipe 1 round sourdough loaf 1/2 cup mayonaise 1 tbsp basil pesto 1/4 cup parmesan cheese Cut loat into 8 wedges, leaving attached at the very bottom. Mix mayo, pesto and cheese. Spread pesto […]

Shredded Chicken Quesadillas


A simple and tasty quesadilla made with shredded chicken and cheese. Printable Recipe 2 chicken breasts 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 6 medium flour tortillas Cook chicken on an indoor grill or frying pan until no longer pink […]

Berry Yogurt Flan


A cheesecake-type dessert made with low-fat yogurt and berries. Printable Recipe 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup soft margarine 2 eggwhites 1 tsp vanilla 3 cups berries (I used a mixture of blueberries, rasberries and blackberries), fresh or frozen (not thawed) 3 tbsp flour 3 tbsp sugar […]

Creamy Mushroom Meatballs


This is a crockpot meal made with meatballs and mushrooms in a creamy sauce. Nutmeg and allspice give the meatballs that little something extra. Printable Recipe 1 tbsp vegetable oil 6 cups sliced mushrooms 1 tsp dried dillweed 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper 1 cup beef broth 1 can 2% evaporated milk 3 tbsp flour 1 […]

Yam Gnocchi


Since the Ricotta and Spinach Gnocchi I made was such a big hit with my family, I decided to try this yam version, topped with a creamy pesto sauce. Printable Recipe 3 medium yams1/4 cup parmesan1 egg1/2 tsp nutmeg2 1/2 cups flour Peel and chop yams, then steam them until soft. Mash yams in a large bowl, […]



A non-alcoholic version of this classic Italian dessert. It’s heavenly! Printable Recipe 4 eggs, separated 3/4 cup sugar 2-8oz packages of light cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup coffee 3 tbsp hot chocolate mix 1 pkg lady fingers 2 1oz squares semi-sweet chocolate, finely grated Beat yolks in medium size bowl, adding sugar gradually until well […]

Cereal Crunchers


Here’s an addictive snack that’s sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. Printable Recipe 2 cups cheerios (can be regular, apple cinnamon or honey-nut) 1/4 cup honey 3/4 cup quick oats 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp flaxseed meal 1 tbsp bran 1 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 cup melted margarine or butter Combine cheerios […]