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

Take-out Tuesday, Take-out Pizza and Amped up Mac & Cheese

  As much as we love to cook around here, we have our favorite short cuts too..   For this week’s Take-out Tuesday, I am recommending several really good take-out foods, that you can pick up and cook at home As I write this, on Sunday, the forecast on Tuesday is snow…       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Carrot Slaw with Creamy Yogurt Dressing

  This Broccoli Carrot Slaw has tons of flavor without a lot fat and calories, yet nutrients from the broccoli and carrots, and protein from the yogurt         The dressing is made with non fat Greek yogurt, a touch of light sour cream, vinegar and a dash of maple syrup or honey … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Oodles of Noodles with Peanut Sauce

  I tend to stay away from recipes that have to be prepared at the last minute because at the end of the day, sometimes the last thing I want to do is cook I prefer to make things earlier in the day and just pop them in the oven         But … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Mushroom Stroganoff Repeat

  I came down with a nasty cold last week and haven’t been able to do much but blow my nose and sit under a blanket…definitely not enough energy to hit the kitchen…but wanting some comfort food         I was looking over the January Paint Bucket, thinking maybe HHjr would make something … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Wedge Salad Dip and Garnish Ideas

  🍾Happy New Year!         My goal for January is to lighten things up and although this dip not exactly diet fare, it is a lighter version of a typical party dip with low fat sour cream and lots of vegetables         I served this to our Alabama football … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easy Cheesy Chowder with ham, corn & potatoes

Looking for an easy comforting meal during these days of holiday hustle? This loaded chowder will fill your tummy with ham, corn, potatoes, all in a easy cheesy chowder Set your slow cooker on high and add the butter.  Chop onions and celery and throw it in there as you prepare the ham and liquids Add … Continue reading

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