Chili with a New Twist

One day I was making an old standard chili and started adding different ingredients, and it turned out to be the best chili I had ever made! Fortunately, I took the time to write out the ingredients.

Honey of an Egg Whole Wheat Bread

Close your eyes and imagine bread or rolls from your favorite restaurant...A server carries in a basket of piping hot bread, with the aroma trailing behind, and places it on the table. The fragrance brings smiles as the basket is passed and each person pulls out a roll or a slice of warm bread.  

Comforting Food: Chicken Meatball Soup

Chicken soup may be just what’s called for to add some good lean protein and vitamin-packed vegetables into everyone’s diet.

Healthy Strawberry Banana Popsicles

The melody of the ice cream truck coming down our street always found us kids begging Mom for something cool on a hot summer day. The sweet treats found on the truck were not so nutritious, but fun all the same. Here’s an alternative that includes good-for-you ingredients. You will just have to hum your own tune as you open the freezer.

Our Family Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I have been using this recipe since before my kids were born, and from the time they could reach the counter to make these cookies themselves, they have been using it too. We occasionally try new cookie recipes, but always end up coming back to this one. My kids asked me to post it for them to look up while they are away at college.

Enlightened Cheesy Mac with a Twist

I love food. I love to shop for it, prepare it, and eat it. My daughter who also likes food, calls us recreational cooks. We do it for relaxation as well as for creativity. The only downfall of enjoying this activity the way we do is unwanted weight gain.

Vietnamese Meatballs

As of late, I have been enjoying traveling the world. Maybe not traveling as much as experiencing the world through the articles of people, places, and food found in Christopher Kimble’s Milk Street Magazine. And in my journeys, I have learned many things and found some great recipes.

Debby’s Shish Kabobs

A contribution from a fabulous cook and a wonderful Christian woman! Thanks, Deb! Ingredients 2 lbs filet, cut in 1 1/2 cubes 12 large mushrooms Marinade 1 cup burgundy wine 2 teaspoons Worchestshire 2 cloves garlic 1...

Peanut Butter Pie

Crust 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup melted butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon Pie Filling 16 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 cup creamy peanut butter 16 ounces confectioner's sugar 16 ounces whipped cream Glaze 1/2...

Oreo Cookie Cheesecake

I’ve made this yummy cheesecake a million times. It’s pretty fool proof as long as you make it the night before. It’s aMAZing…definitely worth the calories!