Recipes Category

Simplest Chili

I know it’s summer and it’s hot out but occasionally there’ll be those cool rainy nights when you’re home curled up on the couch watching a movie. My recipes are always going to be for 1 or 2 and even then you’ll probably have leftovers. For more servings just double or triple up the recipe. […]

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Chicken Bone Broth (Italian Penicillin)

As a child, whenever I was sick my mother would feed me some homemade chicken broth with pastina. For this reason it is a comfort food for me to this day. To make really authentic chicken broth it is best to use the back of the chicken. In a perfect world you’ll be using an […]

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Homemade Potato Salad

1 lb organic potatoes, cut into 1″ cubes (I like to leave the skin on for organic potatoes) 4 stalks Organic Celery, diced 1 small Organic Yellow Onion, diced 1 cup Mayonnaise Salt & Pepper to taste Boil potatoes for approximately 1/2 hour, drain. Run under cold water until cooled. Mix all ingredients together and leave […]

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Crock Pot Pork Barbecue

1 Large Onion 1 lb Boneless Pork Chops 1 Bottle Barbecue Sauce Layer bottom of crock pot with pork chops and onion. Pour barbecue sauce on top. Cover & cook on low for 6 hours

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Heavenly Treats

These healthy snacks are  so easy to make it’s almost sinful!  They’re easy to cut into bite-sized pieces for little fingers, and they’re filling – so a little goes a long way! Slice a banana lengthwise  Cover with peanut butter (creamy or chunky) Sprinkle with shredded coconut Top with chocolate chips and small pieces of strawberries and they […]

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Basic Chicken Cutlets

1 cup flour 1 cup Italian bread crumbs 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese salt & pepper to taste 2 large thinly sliced chicken cutlets Separate flour and bread crumbs into separate plates.  In a bowl mix milk, egg, cheese & salt & pepper.  Coat cutlet in flour, then egg mixture, […]

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Grandma’s Meatballs & Sauce

Meatballs 1 lb ground pork, chicken, or beef 1/2 cup grated parmesan 1 TBS parsley 2 eggs 4 slices bread grated on large holes of grater 1/2 tsp garlic powder salt & pepper to taste Mix all ingredients together and form into meatballs. Fry on top of stove or bake in oven at 375 degrees […]

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Easy Breezy Tortellini & Tuna Salad

1 cup Tortellini 3/4 cup frozen peas 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1 pouch tuna (low sodium) salt & pepper to taste Boil water on stovetop. Add tortellini and peas at the same time. Cook for 9 minutes, rinse and drain. Add tuna and mayonnaise. Mix. Season with salt & pepper to taste. I love this recipe […]

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Fried Shrimp with Rice and Garden Vegetables

1 zucchini (sliced), 1/2 lb asparagus (cut into 1″ pieces), 1 scallion (sliced), 1/4 c olive oil, 1/2 lemon, salt & pepper to taste. Marinate vegetables with oil, lemon, salt & pepper. Make sure everything is fully coated. Wrap in aluminum foil and place on cookie sheet in oven. Bake at 350 degrees for 1/2 […]

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