Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter Mousse Minis

  I have a wonderful low cal treat to share today!         These mini mousses are only 2 ingredients!         Peanut Butter & Cool Whip!         I used Lite, but you could use Fat Free         Begin by mixing the peanut butter with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Romaine Wraps

  The hit of the holidays were these Romaine Wraps Filled with a combo of cranberries, blue cheese, pecans and bacon, they disappeared rapidly!           We had these for our Citrus Bowl party on New Years Day           And I made a tortilla wrap with the extra … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spectacular New Year’s Eve Noshes!

  In case you want to make a few last minute New Year’s Eve treats I’ve gathered up party worthy recipes from the archives That you can make in a flash, easier and much better than take-out!         Red Carpet Cocktail This isn’t a drink, it’s an appetizer in a cocktail glass! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Festive Flatbread

  We love pizza and flatbread around here On busy days it sure makes an easy dinner And homemade is so much better than take-out!         HH fixed this fabulous one for my birthday dinner He topped a very thin crust with a layer of Fleming’s Blue Cheese Dressing* Then added asparagus, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Amped Up Taco Tuesday!

  We often have tacos during the week The boys love them and they are so easy to make       We have made them in a variety of ways     Loaded Chicken and Vegetable Taco Bake   Baked Ground Beef and Refried Beans Tacos   Taco Salad is my personal favorite   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, the BEST 4 Ingredient Dinner Ever!

  HHjr and I sort of tag team dinners during the week Even though he loves to cook, between his work schedule and the boys afternoon activities, I often shop and/or cook to help him out because he cooks so many things for me         “Do you want me to throw something … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Sweet Potato Rounds

  Here is an easy way to add sweet potatoes to your holiday meals Not only are they easy but they look elegant They can be prepared ahead of time and are simple to serve         They can be prepared for 1 or a crowd         Choose large sweet … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook Short Rib Ragu

  Similar to Bolgnese Sauce, this pot of ragu will be like finding a pot of gold after a long chilly day         It’s made with short ribs and laced with Parmesan         Full of meat and vegetables, this tomato based sauce was made to marry with pasta and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus, Leek & Mushroom Risotto

  The other night HHjr made a wonderful vegetable risotto         It was full of asparagus, mushrooms and leeks It tasted like heaven on a chilly evening         Risotto isn’t hard to make, especially if you make it when you are going to be in the kitchen anyway so … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Overnight Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

  On Saturday, knowing Sunday was going to be a busy day at the baseball park, I decided it would be a good idea to put dinner together in advance, using the slow cooker…hmmm…what should I make? I often put slow cooker meals together the day before, refrigerate the slow cooker insert so all I … Continue reading

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