Love That Quinoa Burger!

QUINOA BURGER So yummy!  If you want a change of pace that’s meat-free, yet full of protein, fiber, and very filling…this might be for you. I like it with Tzatziki on top (my recipe is in this post), or  a little “fry sauce” (what some drive-ins call that wonderful mayo/ketchup combo), and with a thick…

Peppermint Cheese Ball…a beautiful Holiday dessert

CHOCOLATE-MINT CHEESE BALL Just in time for the Holiday dessert tables that are everywhere you go.  You can’t escape this time of year – the buffets, the lunch rooms, the office parties, and hundred and one other occasions to eat…each filled with stuff we shouldn’t have. This one everybody will love – whether they like…

Unconventional? Who cares?!

BAKED FISH AU GRATIN Another OLD recipe…(Again…I’m glad I’ve gotten better with my camera!) I know, I know…some don’t think you should put cheese on fish (mostly my Italian friend!)…but Hon loves this and so I make it for him frequently. He actually tasted a dish like it at a local restaurant and asked me…

Don’t be chicken…go south of the border!

CHICKEN CHILE RELLENO ROLLS Moist, spicy, cheesy…and really pretty quick! Serve with a bowl of cool pico de gallo and some Spanish rice for your family. ~~~~ . . Vegetable cooking spray 3/4 pound chicken breast halves (4 pieces) Kosher salt and black pepper Filling: 3/4 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese 3 tablespoons finely minced…

There are no words. Wait…yes, there is. YUM with a capital YUM!

ONION CUSTARDS There aren’t many things that smell better than sweet onions simmering in butter!  Slowly coaxing them into a golden brown color  makes them so, so good! I used Montery Jack cheese in these, only because I wanted them NOW, and didn’t have Swiss, which is what I really planned on using.  They were…

So, so good…

CHILE RELLENO PUFF Pardon the photo – it was one of the first ones I ever took of food.  I’m SO glad I’ve improved. Don’t let that take away from how good this recipes is, though! I serve it as it is in the photo – sour cream, avocados, a little salsa.  With a green…

Ole’!!

CHICKEN & BLACK BEANS This is so incredibly good!  And I’m not just saying that! Eat it alone with a nice green salad and roll your family’s in soft, warm tortillas.  Smothered it in sour cream and melty cheese…WOW! ~~~~   2 tablespoons olive oil 2 chicken breasts, diced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove…

Golden, warm chowder – comfort in a bowl!

CHEESY CHICKEN & CAULIFLOWER CHOWDER This is one of my most popular recipes and you’ll know why, if you make it! Creamy, cheesy, full of good for you chicken and cauliflower – it’s quick and easy to get on the table.  Leftovers are even better! (Leave out the chicken, add more cauliflower, if you want…

Here’s a delicious new brunch idea…and it’s pretty, too!

CHEESY EGG BAKE I just love this dish!  It’s very soft and fluffy – eggy, cheesy, light.  You could add any seasonings you had on hand – even some cooked broccoli, green peppers, cooked sausage. A fragrant freshly baked coffee cake and a fruit salad and brunch is done! I’ve made it for supper, served…

Guaranteed to be a new family fave!

CHEESEBURGER PIE This is the basic recipe…use your imagination to make any ‘burger’ you like.  I topped mine with spicy ketchup and dill chips. How about a Cowboy Burger – pinto beans mixed into the meat part…BBQ sauce slathered under the cheese topping. Or some blue cheese crumbled in and roasted garlic.  Or feta cheese…