Zucchini Parmesan Chips – Perfect for those Upcoming Picnic!


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Zucchini Parmesan Chips These Zucchini Parmesan Chips look amazing! I'm always looking for something different to do with vegetables and I'm definitely going to try this. I may not even need a picnic. Add in some ranch dressing (or a kind you like) for dipping and you're all set! Zucchini Parmesan Ingredients: 2 Zucchini 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup dry Bread Crumbs 1/4 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1/4 tsp Pepper Zucchini Parmesan Directions: Preheat oven to … [Read more...]

Sliced Baked Potatoes


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Sliced Baked Potatoes Oh my goodness, these Sliced Baked Potatoes look heavenly-I mean who doesn’t love melted cheese on just about anything let alone the bacon! These are the perfect addition to your Super Bowl Menu and will please everyone! Sliced Baked Potatoes Ingredients: 4 large baking Potatoes 8 oz Cheddar Cheese 3 sliced Green Onions 1-2 tbsp Olive Oil 5 slices Bacon Salt and Pepper to taste Sliced Baked Potatoes Directions: Wash potatoes and pat … [Read more...]

Savory Hearts – Festive & Nutritious Valentines Treat


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Savory Hearts Recipe Fresh veggies, and delicious, grated cheese wrapped up in a pie crust shaped as hearts. These Savory Hearts are the perfect addition to your Valentines Day dinner. Serve them as an appetizer, or as the main dish. However you serve them, they are sure to be a favorite! Savory Hearts Ingredients: 1 box ready to bake pie crust 1 egg for a wash ½ to 1 cup hard fresh grated cheese 2 tomatoes 1 cup fresh baby spinach and Swiss Chard ½ cup small onion ¼ … [Read more...]

Fried Dill Pickles


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Fried Dill Pickles If you love pickles, you are in for a treat with these! Try these Fried Dill Pickles and experience delicious pickles in a whole new way! Fried Dill Pickles Ingredients: 12 oz Hamburger Dill Pickles 1 1/3 cup Cracker Crumbs (about 1/4 lb) 1 cup Flour 2 Eggs 1/4 cup Water 1/4 tsp Pepper 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder Vegetable Oil (for deep frying) Fried Dill Pickles Directions: Drain and dry pickles. Mix together cracker crumbs, flour, … [Read more...]

Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad


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Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad This Mandarin Oranges Spinach Salad looks so refreshing! I don’t even like spinach all that much, but I might try it one night. Nothing worse than having to heat up the kitchen on a super hot South Florida night! This dish may be just the ticket when we’re looking for something cold & light! Spinach Salad Ingredients: Dressing: 1/2 cup Orange Juice Concentrate 3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 1 tbsp Honey i tsp Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to … [Read more...]

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes


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Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes These Garlic Parmesan mashed potatoes are sure to be a huge hit with everyone in the family! For faster cooking time, dice all the potatoes into small pieces. Garlic Parmesan Ingredients: 3 lbs red bliss potatoes 2 tablespoons kosher salt 2 cups half and half 6 cloves of minced garlic 1/4 cup of butter, cut into pieces 6 ounces of grated Parmesan Garlic Parmesan Directions: Partially peel the potatoes (a little of the skins … [Read more...]

Tortellini and Quick Tomato Sauce


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Tortellini and Quick Tomato Sauce Tomato sauce is best when simmered for long hours for tortellini, but a quick sauce can be just as tasty when you use the right ingredients. While I wish I had the time to make the real deal, this is good enough for me and I can whip it up in a matter of minutes compared to the all day affair of the other sauces I make. Tortellini Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons diced onion 4 cloves of garlic, smashed 3 (28oz) cans whole, peeled … [Read more...]

Cranberry Delight Recipe for Your Holiday Gatherings


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Cranberry Delight This is one of my family’s favorite holiday dishes. We make this Cranberry Delight at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I usually have to make a double batch, as everyone wants some to take home with them.  As a side this makes about 15 servings. However, after the main meal, my family eats it by the bowl. It is really easy to make, and  every time I take it somewhere I get asked for the recipe. Cranberry Ingredients: 1 6oz box of cherry flavored Jello (do not make the jello … [Read more...]

Copycat Recipe – Cracker Barrel Fried Apples


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Copycat Recipe - Cracker Barrel Fried Apples This Copycat Recipe for the Cracker Barrel Fried Apples looks just like the real thing. Bet it tastes just as good too! Perfect for those fall get-togethers or just a treat for the family. Can't wait to try them! Copycat Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 cup Butter 1/2 cup Apple Cider 1 tbsp Cornstarch 2 lb Golden Delicious Apples 1 tsp Lemon Juice 1 tsp Cinnamon 1/8 tsp Nutmeg 1/8 tsp Allspice 1/4 cup Brown … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Apple Butter


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Crock Pot Apple Butter I LOVE Homemade Apple Butter! When I was a kid my Grandma would make it homemade and it was a LONG process, but it was SO good! So good that it got me spoiled and I just can't eat what you buy in the store. Here is an easy way to get that same great taste and A LOT less work, but still just as delicious! I WILL be making up a bunch of this and canning it for the Fall and Winter Months. Enjoy this Crock Pot Apple Butter recipe! Crock Pot Apple Butter … [Read more...]

Delicious Homemade Cole Slaw


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Homemade Cole Slaw Labor Day is this weekend, and that means lots of gatherings with Family and Friends! It also means lots of BBQs! One of my favorite sides to have with good BBQ is some yummy homemade Cole Slaw! Take a look at this easy and delicious recipe below for this popular side dish. I can tell you that this will be on MY table for my Labor Day Cookout! Homemade Cole Slaw Ingredients:               5 cup Shredded … [Read more...]

Wedge Salad – Cool & Refreshing Summer Treat!


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Wedge Salad A Wedge Salad always makes for a cool & refreshing summer treat! I think I even have all the ingredients for this, minus the lettuce, so I'm going to make it this weekend. I'll probably use Feta Cheese though since I don't like Blue, but it will be delish either way! Wedge Salad Ingredients: SALAD: 1 head Iceberg Lettuce Cherry Tomatoes Crispy Bacon Croutons Crumbled Blue Cheese DRESSING: 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1/4 cup Buttermilk 1/4 Sour Cream … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Fries for a Healthy Snack


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Sweet Potato Fries We all love french fries, right? Here are some fries that are just as tasty, but much healthier! These Sweet Potato Fries are a great snack to fix for the kids after they have been playing all day. Just think how good these would be to munch on during movie night too. Easy to make, healthy, and super tasty, try these babies soon! Sweet Potato Fries Ingredients: 2 lb Sweet Potatoes 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1/8 tsp Salt 1/8 tsp Pepper 1/8 tsp Garlic Powder 1/8 … [Read more...]

Strawberry Walnut Spinach Salad


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Strawberry Walnut Spinach Salad I crave salads during the Summer! It's such a refreshing and light meal to eat on a hot day. This Strawberry Walnut Spinach Salad is one of my favorites and combines some of my favorite foods. Fresh spinach, strawberries, and walnuts. Try this now, and I guarantee it will become one of your favorite summer meals too. Ingredients:             Dressing 3/4 cup Olive Oil 1/2 lb Strawberries 2 tbsp … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Cinnamon Apples


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Crock Pot Cinnamon Apples  Crock Pot Cinnamon Apples Ingredients: 6 Large tart apples like Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cut into eighths (I used Jonamac) 1 cup of dried cranberries 1/4  Cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar (less if you are using sweeter apples) 1 Cup chopped walnuts 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg 3 tablespoons of cornstarch 2 tablespoons butter, sliced  Directions: Mix together all of the … [Read more...]

Tomato Pie – The Best Recipe EVER!


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Homemade Tomato Pie I don't know if there's a person on the planet that has tried Tomato Pie that hasn't LOVED it! If you like tomatoes, this is definitely a recipe you want to bookmark or Pin. I've been making it for a few years now and each year it just tastes better and better. I always wait until the tomatoes are ripe and ready from the garden. There is no tomato quite like a garden tomato. If you have a garden, or frequent a farmer's market, this is the time to get some big red … [Read more...]

Homemade Potatoes Au Gratin


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Homemade Potatoes Au Gratin Homemade Potatoes Au Gratin is very to make. Cheese is a staple in my kitchen because it freezes so well and it makes many foods even more delicious. (Shred cheese before freezing). I like to mix different cheeses together such as Gouda, goat cheese, Fontina, cheddar, etc., in many dishes from sandwiches to pasta. Tonight I used 1/4 c each Parmesan and crumbled goat cheese, 1/2 cup each cheddar, Fontina and Gruyere. Next time it may be a different … [Read more...]

Frozen Yogurt Cups DIY Recipe


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Frozen Yogurt Cups With the weather heating up, my kids are always asking for a frozen treat after school. Wanting to offer them something that's good for them and delicious, I made some frozen yogurt cups! You can even use homemade yogurt for even tastier pops! Frozen Cups Recipe 2 cups Lowfat Plain Yogurt 2 cups Frozen Berries (strawberries, blueberries or raspberries) Thaw in microwave for about a minute. 1/2 - 3/4 cup Sugar (depends on tartness of fruit) Combine … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Couscous Stir Fried


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Whole Wheat Couscous Recipe After making stir fried whole wheat couscous, I've discovered I like it even more than stir fried rice. It's faster, you can eat it as is or you can add just about any meat to it and turn it into a meal just like rice. I added a list of commonly used complex carbs to make it easier for you to compare the nutritional value so you can decide which would be a better choice for your needs. This recipe has a twist to it. The foundation is half grain and half … [Read more...]

Cheesy Roasted Broccoli Patties


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Cheesy Roasted Broccoli Patties I am always on the lookout for vegetable recipes especially broccoli and cauliflower side dishes. I am really glad that I found this recipe for Cheesy Roasted Broccoli Patties on Po'man Meals. It is very easy to make and tastes great. I altered it a bit by adding cauliflower and carrots that I had on hand and I used 2% cheese. I also added a pinch of chipotle pepper to spice it up a little. As you can see by the numbers below, this recipe was in good shape … [Read more...]

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