Category: Recipes

Cabbage Soup Diet Recipes for Home Use

Cabbage Soup Diet Recipes for Home Use

Cabbage soup diet recipes are all over the world, as so many people use this diet as a way to lose weight twice a year. Remember that when using this diet, you should diet for one week and take several months off then you can resume your dieting practices again.

Recipes easy enough for the kids to make!

Recipes easy enough for the kids to make!

I enjoy making these recipes with my children.  The recipes are straightforward, easy enough for even young children to make with a little help from mom (or dad).

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

Ingredients * 8  ounces dried fettuccine * 2  tablespoons butter * 1  cup whipping cream * 1/2  teaspoon salt * 1/8  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper * 1/2  cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese *   Grated or finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)

Raspberry Cakes for Two

Raspberry Cakes for Two

Ingredients * 1/2  an 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened * 2  Tbsp. butter, softened * 1/4  cup lemon curd * 3  Tbsp. powdered sugar * 1  4.5-oz. pkg. prepared shortcakes * 1/2  cup fresh raspberries * 2  Tbsp. low-sugar raspberry preserves *   Fresh raspberries *   Small fresh mint leaves

Veggie-Stuffed Quesadillas

Veggie-Stuffed Quesadillas

Ingredients * 2  small green and/or red sweet peppers, cut into thin strips * 1  small red onion, cut into thin 1-inch-long strips * 2  teaspoons olive oil or cooking oil * 1/2  teaspoon ground cumin * 1/2  teaspoon chili powder * 2  tablespoons snipped fresh parsley or cilantro * 1/3  cup reduced-fat cream cheese […]

Chicken Flautas with Black Beans

Chicken Flautas with Black Beans

Ingredients * 6  10-inch flour tortillas * 1/2  cup chopped onion (1 medium) * 1  clove garlic, minced * 1  tsp. cooking oil * 2  cups shredded cooked chicken * 1  cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained * 1/2  cup bottled salsa * 1/2  cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 ozs.) * 2  Tbsp. […]

Lemon Thyme Cookies

Lemon Thyme Cookies

Ingredients * 1/2  cup butter, softened * 1/4  cup granulated sugar * 1  tablespoon snipped fresh thyme * 2  teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel * 1  tablespoon lemon juice * 1/4  teaspoon ground cardamom * 1-1/4  cups all-purpose flour *   Coarse sugar or granulated sugar

4 Ways to unspoil your kid

4 Ways to unspoil your kid

Do you need help unspoiling your kid? “You need to buy me…” “I need…” “I want…” “Give me…” We hear these phrases so many times a day that it’s easy to just let them wash right over you. But should you be paying closer attention? Is there a chance your children have become too spoiled […]

Asparagus, Zucchini, and Yellow Pepper Frittata

Asparagus, Zucchini, and Yellow Pepper Frittata

Ingredients * 1-1/2  pounds fresh asparagus or two 9-ounce or 10-ounce packages frozen cut asparagus * 1  medium yellow sweet pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips * 1/3  cup chopped onion * 1  small zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced 1/4 inch thick (about 1 cup) * 10  slightly beaten eggs * 1  cup half-and-half, light cream, […]

Coconut Waffles

Coconut Waffles

Ingredients * 1-3/4  cups all-purpose flour * 2  Tbsp. sugar * 1  Tbsp. baking powder * 3  eggs * 1  14-oz. can unsweetened coconut milk * 6  Tbsp. butter, melted * 3/4  cup coconut * 1/2  cup chocolate-flavored ice cream topping * 1/2  cup chopped toasted almonds *   Sweetened whipped cream or powdered sugar (optional)