Spaghetti with Chicken Bolognese Sauce

2 tbl olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 clove of minced garlic 1 to 1.5 lbs ground chicken 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth 1 can crushed tomatoes (28 oz) 1 cup chicken stock 2 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried parsley 1/2 tsp […]

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Protein Smoothie

1 cup milk 1 frozen banana (I freeze bananas when they are too ripe to eat. Peel, break in half, put into a small freezer bag.) 1 cup frozen fruit (strawberries or raspberries) 2 tablespoons splenda 3 tablespoons protein mix Place above ingredients into a blender. Blend then pout into a glass. Makes a great […]

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Seven Layer Bars

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Place one stick of melted butter in the bottom of a 13″ X 9″ glass pan. Pour 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs evenly on top of the butter. Pour one can sweetened condensed milk evenly over mixture. Spread one cup of butterscotch chips then one cup milk chocolate chips […]

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Hot Artichoke Dip

You know how most recipe books there are only a few recipes you have tagged? I have this recipe tagged in a book I bought about twenty years ago! It is easy and luscious. Enjoy! one 8 ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped one cup mayonnaise 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated Mix all […]

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Breaded Chicken

This is one of my favorite cold weather recipes! Thanks to my mom for this recipe which I started making in college! Breaded Chicken chicken breasts or tenders – pounded thin flour in a small bowl for dredging eggs, beaten, in a bowl for dredging bread crumbs for dredging vegetable oil butter Place a large […]

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Cold Seven Layer Dip

This is my summer recipe for when we are invited to an event and I’m to bring an appetizer 🙂 Seven Layer Mexican Dip 8 ounces guacamole (purchase at grocery store or make your own) 8 ounces sour cream 1 package taco seasoning mix 4 plum tomatoes, diced 1 bunch green onions finely chopped 16 […]

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Make your own healthy pita chips

Take whole wheat pita bread, slice into “chips”. Separate the layers – placing the textured (inside) facing up onto a baking sheet. Brush lightly with canola or EVO oil. Pop into a 325 degree oven for two minutes. Take out and sprinkle (now that the bread is warm, it’ll accept the salt) lightly with kosher […]

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Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan poached chicken breasts 2 cans cream of chicken soup one cup mayonnaise one teaspoon lemon juice 1 cup cheddar cheese Lay chicken in a glass pan. Mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl. Pour mixture on top of chicken. If you want, you can top with a butter breadcrumb mixture. Bake […]

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Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake – YUM! I use the recipe on the back of Nestle Chocolate Chips when I make from scratch. But lately I’ve been using the Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip cookie mix in a bag. So your tips today are based on the Betty Crocker mix in a bag. BIG cookie cake – […]

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Poppy Chicken

My parents are excellent cooks. This recipe comes from my dad (Poppy). 4 chicken breasts, lightly pounded to 1/4 inch thick flour to dredge salt and pepper 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 shallots, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic chopped fine or minced 2 cups white wine (Chablis – chicken broth can be substituted for this) […]

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