Recipes

Easy Baked Tortilla Chips Recipe — Healthier and Better-tasting than Store-Bought!

December 30, 2011

I’ve been buying the store-bought baked tortilla chips for years now, but have always been frustrated by all the broken chips in the bag. Plus, I noticed the store-bought chips didn’t have the same rich, toasty corn flavor as the corn chips served by the real Mexican restaurant my family likes to visit. So I […]

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Great Spaghetti Squash Recipe — It’s Not Just a Pasta Substitute!

November 12, 2011

  I recently tried spaghetti squash, and was surprised at what I found. Although it tasted pretty much like acorn squash, it had a fascinating texture–one that lent itself well to a variety of recipes. I experimented some with different ingredients, and came up with some awesome ways to make it stand out from the […]

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Perfect Cold Weather Recipe for Chili — Spice it Up, and Chow Down!

October 17, 2011
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There are so many things to love about eating chili–not the least of which is the comforting way the spiciness helps ward off the cold as the weather grows chilly. In addition, Chili can be extremely healthy because of the high iron content in the ground beef and kidney (or small red) beans. Plus, the […]

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Easy Recipe for Teriyaki Chicken — Using NESCO Roaster Oven

September 20, 2011
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About a month ago, I got the urge to try something new for dinner–so during one shopping trip to Target, I bought a bottle of spicy teriyaki sauce I found on sale.  I remembered the sauce earlier today and decided to give a teriyaki chicken recipe a try. I’ve never made teriyaki chicken before, so […]

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Great Easy Meatball Recipe — Perfect for Parties, Family Gatherings, or a Delicious Meal at Home

August 20, 2011
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When the manager of our department announced he’d be leaving, it was decided that we’d have a special potluck luncheon to send him off. With 22 people to serve, I thought long and hard about what the best dish would be to bring. I decided on meatballs because they’re filling, flavorful, popular–and after eating them, […]

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Best Easy Crab Cake Recipe | How to Make Delicious Crab Cakes at Home

August 16, 2011
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Crab cakes are a favorite in my house. And that’s great–because they are a super-healthy source of protein that contains virtually no fat. On the downside, they’re super-expensive if you order them from a restaurant. The answer, of course, is to make them at home. Not only will you save money cooking them yourself, you’ll […]

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Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe | Using Fresh or Frozen Blueberries

August 8, 2011
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Blueberries are a treasure trove of antioxidants and flavor. I’ve always loved them in muffins because they’re so easy to cook up on Sundays and grab on the way to work each morning. Good warm or room temperature, you can even slip a bit of flax seed oil into the mix for an added nutritional […]

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Creamed Chipped Beef Recipe | An Easy Breakfast Recipe

July 19, 2011
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Creamed chipped beef on toast is one of the most common things my mom made for my breakfast when I was a kid. (It also happens to have been a pretty popular item for serving to U.S. soldiers starting in the 1900s because the ingredients to make it could be stored for long periods of […]

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