Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Thai Salad with Orange Peanut Dressing

  This is a “semi-homemade” salad made with the help of Chick-Fil-A and Trader Joe’s         Quick, Easy and Satisfying         A prepared cabbage and carrot slaw mix and fresh spinach are the base The salad is topped with cucumber slices, pineapple, green onions, cashews, chicken nuggets Vegetable pouches … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

  This salad is a MUST MAKE! It has a little bit of everything…         2 vegetables, broccoli and onion 2 fruits, grapes and pineapple plus 4 sources of protein, cheese, bacon, nuts and Greek yogurt! Winner winner Tuesday dinner!             Crispy bacon and fresh pineapple   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ranch Chicken Wrap with Asparagus & Bacon

  In the world of flowers daffodils signal the arrival of Spring in the US         In the world of vegetables, low prices and abundant fresh asparagus are other sure signs of Spring         I am always on the look out for recipes that can be made ahead of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Happy Birthday Duncan Hines!

Today is Duncan Hines birthday! March 26 1880 – March 15 1959 Let’s celebrate with a round up of fabulous cakes made with his cake mixes! Here’s some fun facts about how these cake mixes came to be…Duncan Hines began his career as a salesman traveling the country before there were interstate systems and chain … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Tortellini Alfredo

  Last week HHjr said, “Let’s have a pasta bake for dinner Tuesday, I’m in the mood for some creamy tortellini…”         We take turns cooking, and while he was busy getting his boys to baseball practice and rock climbing after school, I threw this together for supper       Only … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lemon Parmesan Broccolini & Roasted Radishes

  Spring is springing around here I was in the mood to enjoy healthy fresh vegetables       Roasted vegetables are my go to side dish simple to prepare, healthy and oh so flavorful       I decided to try broccolini and radishes         They are both drizzled with olive … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Modern Waldorf Salad

  Today’s recipe is an updated version of an old classic, Waldorf Salad         Waldorf Salad was created for a special event held at the famous Waldorf-Astoria NYC hotel in 1896         Originally it was just apples, celery and mayonnaise, but over the years, nuts and grapes came to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chili Cheese Grits Super Supper Bowl

  Today’s Take-out Tuesday is more of an idea than a recipe         This is a bowl of comfort food heaven!         Meaty chili, cheesy grits, and creamy corn         A spoonful of this, a spoonful of that, or a little of each…       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lite Cannoli Dip

  How about a dessert than is a little less guilty         A sweet treat that feels indulgent         Yet made with low fat ricotta and whipped cream cheese,       Served with low cal dippers           You’ll feel like you had a slice … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Best Pizza Dough Ever!

Last weekend, we had Spring like weather, with 70 degrees mid day, and I spent most of the day outside on the patio.  As the sun went down and the temps dropped a bit, we lit the fire and got the pizza oven going. HHjr made a batch of pizza dough earlier in the day, … Continue reading

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