Recipe Box, Loaded Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Thank you for all the well wishes and prayers as Hurricane Michael approaches the Gulf Coast… we had a normal, fun, summer like weekend just a few days ago, when Hurricane Michael was barely a blip on the radar near Belize…         But with favorable conditions, things can quickly escalate, and we … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Creamy Asparagus & Spaghetti Pie

    When I saw a recipe for Spaghetti Pie over at Julie’s Creative Lifestyle, I was so intrigued…         I had never heard of Spaghetti Pie!         After I read Julie’s easy recipe here, I googled around and found tons of Spaghetti Pie recipes I have made many … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Elevating Lowly Leftovers to Elegance!

November is rapidly changing from the quiet month I had pictured, watching the days grow shorter and gathering thoughts for the holidays… into all kinds of wild and wacky things! It is definitely not a “no wake zone” around here… You know how one thing leads to another… We had some construction done to eliminate … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sausage Tortelloni “Stoup” with Kale and Cannellini

I made this last Tuesday, THE day after Alabama won the National Championship game!!   YAY! Go BAMA!!ย ย ย  There was a lot of celebrating…ย  ๐Ÿทย ย  ๐ŸŽ‰ย  ๐Ÿ‘ย ย  ๐Ÿบ     So let’s just say, I wanted to make something simple, effortless and comforting for dinner, we were worn flat* out!ย  ๐Ÿ˜ด *worn flat out:ย  Southern … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Deli Sandwich Ravioli Bake

Have you finished your shopping and wrapped every package?     Are your halls all decked…whatever that is?     Have you baked cookies for Santa and gotten jolly?     And decorated your door with boughs of holly?     Well, me neither, but don’t fret…Here’s a dish you can make without breaking a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cold Weather Comfort Bowls

Here are a couple recipes to keep you cozy as the days grow colder~ I am sharing 2 recipes today because they are both so simple, so quick and easy~ One is not really a recipe, and the other one isn’t my recipe, I just borrowed it…ย  As much as I love sweets, I don’t … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken & Green Bean Casserole Pot Pie

I deviated from the lite eating plan,ย  just a little,ย  with this ultimate in comfort food,ย  chicken pot pie There was snow in the forecast again and we needed some “stick to the ribs” goodness Now, this isn’t low fat by any means, BUT!ย ย  It is portion controlled, and I did use some fattening ingredients, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Keilbasa and Kraut

I don’t know what attracted me to even read this recipe, this is not the type of food that is usually on my radar at all I was looking for different things to do in the slow cooker The description of this recipe was so enthusiastic I couldn’t wait to get this cooking! The Brown … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Mexican Lasagna

This is a great dish for this time of year, it’s really easy, quick to put together, can be done ahead of time and to this transplanted California girl, it’s the definition of Comfort Food!ย  We don’t need any extra challenges during the holidays, plus it’s LOADED with veggies. You might even have all the … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Chicken Tetrazzini

This is as comforting as good ole Mac & cheese yet it feels very sophisticated.ย  All you need is a simple green salad and you will be very happy. This versatile dish is easy to make ahead and hold in the fridge for a day or two before baking, or prepare and freeze either before … Continue reading

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