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Rich Chocolate Brownie with Pecans – Dessert Anyone?

Rich Chocolate brownies with Pecans

Brownies are one of my favorite sweet treats.  I love the cakey texture in a smaller size.  And the fact that they normally are chocolate, well what is not to like? These rich chocolate brownie is made with cocoa and butter, and filled with chocolate chips and nuts.  You can also use white chocolate chips…

Cheesy BLT with Colby Jack Cheese Avocado & Bacon

Cheesy BLT with Colby Jack and Avoccado

This great Cheesy BLT recipe combines Colby jack cheese with tangy mayo and veggies, as well as a fried egg.  It will be sure to satisfy the most hearty eater. Hearty Cheesy BLT Hits the Spot. Who doesn’t love a BLT? There are many versions of them, but each one seems to have its own appeal.  …

My Favorite Egg Recipes – Great Breakfast Ideas

7 delicious Egg breakfasts to start your day off right.

Start your day off with these egg recipes There is nothing like an egg to start the day off right.  I love them, especially when the yolks are runny and perfectly cooked.  These egg recipes are some of my favorites.  Most take no time at all and some are even good alternatives to fast food…

Lightened Chocolate cherry Cheesecake – Decadent Recipe

Lightened up Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

Ahhhh, cheesecake recipes.  This is one of those desserts that I just adore but don’t eat too often because of the calories.  Just by nature, cheesecake screams “I’m going to break my diet.” This lightened up chocolate cherry cheesecake is just a bit lighter on your hips. One of my favorite flavor combinations is chocolates…

Easy and Fast Egg Muffins – Fast Food Alternative

Super Easy Egg Muffins - a great alternative to take away breakfasts

When you are in a hurry in the morning but still want something tasty for breakfast, it is often easiest and fastest to do a drive through at a local fast food chain.  But wait – this is not even a choice, when you have these tasty egg muffins on hand. Make them when you…

Spinach Gouda and Onion Quiche

Spinach, Gouda and Onion Quiche - comfort food for breakfast.

This spinach and onion quiche is hearty and filling and will please even the most ardent meat eaters in your life. I  am a quiche girl and my husband loves them too. There is nothing quite like the combination of eggs, cheese and cream with your favorite veggies to say that you are going to…

Strawberry Cheesecake Fudge Brownies

Strawberry Cheesecake Fudge Brownies.

Looking for a sweet dessert to serve as the ending to a romantic Valentine’s day meal?  Why not try these easy Strawberry Cheesecake Fudge Brownies? They are rich and delicious and make a great addition to your collection of cheesecake recipes. These strawberry cheesecake fudge brownies are perfect for Valentine’s Day. The sweet is a…

Caramel Pecan Bars

Caramel Pecan Bars

I am not much of a pecan eater. But mix them with brown sugar and butter and I am hooked.  It was all I could do to keep my spoon out of the batter for these Caramel pecan bars, “just to make sure it tasted right.” And as an added bonus, I was able to…

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate Frosting

Peanut butter oatmeal bars with chocolate frosting.

These peanut butter oatmeal bars have a thick and crunchy peanut buttery base that is topped with delicious chocolate frosting. Two of my favorite flavors in one tasty dessert. We love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate in our house.  I made a batch of a peanut butter chocolate layer bars the other day…

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

I was born in Maine and had never heard of this version of a sweet potato casserole until I moved to North Carolina.  I went to a pot luck dinner at my daughter’s school and took one taste and said “what is this?  It is delicious.”  Everyone was amazed that I did not know what…

Banana Pecan Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Pecan cake

Who doesn’t love a Banana pecan cake?  It is moist and just delicious. This great recipe is easy to make and tastes wonderful.  I’ve used reduced fat cream cheese on the frosting, and unsweetened applesauce in the cake mix, to cut down the calories a bit. This Banana Pecan Cake is a Great Use of…

Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Chinese Egg Drop Soup

One of the staples of a Chinese Buffet is egg drop soup. It is mild and delicious and makes a great start to a Chinese dinner.  Printable Recipe – Egg Drop Soup There is no need to get take away when you have a desire for this taste, though.  Just make your own egg drop…

Spaghetti & Meat Balls with Homemade Marinara Sauce

Spaghetti and Meatballs with Homemade marinara sauce

My homemade marinara sauce is one of my most popular recipes.  I am always looking for recipes  into which I can incorporate it. This time I decided to make homemade meatballs and used the mushroom marinara variation. Printable Recipe:  Spaghetti & Meatballs with Homemade Marinara Sauce Who doesn’t like a big old dose of comfort…

Cheesy Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplant Lasagne - healthier version of the traditional favorite Italian dish.

I love all types of lasagna recipes. But let’s face it…they are not the most diet friendly recipes every created with all that cheese and those carbs. Printable Recipe:  Cheesy Eggplant Lasagna This recipe for Eggplant Lasagna uses low fat ricotta and replaces the normal lasagna pasta noodles with baked eggplant slices, for a slightly…

Lemon Poppy seed Muffin Recipe

Lemon Poppyseed Muffin

One of my daughter’s favorite muffins is a lemon poppy seed variety.  She loves the tanginess of the lemon with the slight crunch of the seeds and is always happy when I make them for breakfast or brunch. Printable Recipe – Lemon Poppy seed Muffin This recipe is moist and delicious and has a tang…

Tobacco Hornworm (Manduca sexta)

Tobacco hornworm caterpillar

The tobacco hornworm is a voracious eater that can do a great deal of damage in a flower or vegetable garden. I decided to prune the dead flowers from my Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) the other day.  It is attracting butterflies like crazy, but most of the flowers were long dead.  I thought pruning it would…

Snickerdoodle Bread Recipe

Snickerdoodle bread

Anyone who is a fan of cinnamon sugar on toast loves snickerdoodle recipes.  This delicious bread combines the taste of the well known cookie into a melt in your mouth bread recipe that will have kids and grown ups, alike, asking for more! Making Memories with Snickerdoodle Bread The recipe calls for flour, cinnamon, sugar,…

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Greek omelette with artichokes and Feta Cheese

This Greek omelette makes a great breakfast or brunch recipe.  This is a Greek style country omelet, which means that it’s a hearty omelet, just packed with vegetables and cheese, and makes a filling main dish or big start to your day.  Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese Artichokes and feta cheese are popular…

Easy Eggplant Parmesan with Home Made Marinara Sauce

Eggplant Parmesan with Homemade Marinara sauce

This recipe for Easy Eggplant Parmesan is a classic Italian recipe. It is rich and creamy and full of home grown freshness from the eggplants that are ready in my garden. Making this Easy Eggplant Parmesan Instead of frying the eggplant slices, I baked them first. This cut down on the fat and calories. Then I…

Mocha Cream Puffs

Mocha Cream puffs

If you love the taste of coffee desserts, you will love these mocha cream puffs.   They have a crisp top and bottom puff just brimming with delicious mocha cream that has been lightened up a bit. These Mocha Cream Puffs are a Perfect Sweet Bite These delicious cream puffs make a nice light dessert…

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Omelette

Mushroom and caramelized onion omelette.

This mushroom and caramelized onion omelette makes a great breakfast or brunch treat.  The tender omelette is stuffed with mushrooms and caramelized onions as well as cream and Havarti cheese. Making the Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Omelette I have slimmed down the recipe by using egg whites in place of one egg. If you want…

6 Ingenious Campfire Starters

6 super clever campfire starters

There is nothing quite like sitting around a campfire, having a drink, exchanging jokes and just generally enjoying the outside. These campfire starters use common household items to get the fire going quickly. Sometimes getting that fire to start can sometimes be a bit of a task. Try these ideas to get your campfire roaring…

Creamy Broccoli and Cheddar Casserole

Broccoli and Cheese casserole

 This delicious recipe for creamy broccoli and cheddar Casserole combines broccoli, cauliflower, and cheddar cheese with eggs for a rich and creamy side dish or vegetarian main course.  Add a salad and crusty bread and you will have your family requesting this recipe often. Creamy Broccoli and Cheddar Casserole The recipe has been slightly adapted,…

Basic Cheese Quiche – A Hearty Main Course Delight

Basic cheese quiche

This basic cheese quiche is so easy to make, there is no reason to buy store bought versions of it.  As a bonus, you get all the goodness of home made without any of the chemicals of retail convenience food. I have also made several recipes of quiches, some with crusts and some with no…

Camping Foods – Creative Ideas for Easy Meals

S'mores for a crowd

It is getting close to that time of the year again.  We’ll be hitting the roads for some fun summer vacations.  Camping is one of the great ways to share the outdoors with family members.  These camping foods ideas will give you some inspiration and are all easy and fun to do. These Camping Foods…

Egg Replacements For Vegan Diets

Egg replacements for vegan diets.

I find it relatively easy to adapt most baked goods for vegans, but what about those that contain eggs?    There are plenty of egg replacements but first  you have to examine your recipe to find out what you want the egg to do. What are Good Egg Replacements for Vegans? Do you want to replace…