Spinach Quiche

Quiche is good!  Also it is a pretty inexpensive dish to make and you can throw in several different ingredients to suit your own taste. Ingredients I used: Frozen deep dish pie shell 10 ounce package frozen spinach thawed & drained of any liquid (squeezed out) 4 Eggs 1 cup milk (regular, low fat, evaporated…

Eggplant & Italian Sausage Cacciatore

Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. Cacciatore is a meal prepared “hunter-style” with onions, herbs, usually tomatoes, often bell peppers, and sometimes wine. I didn’t add wine, but sounds like a good addition, maybe next time.

California Blend Rice Casserole

I changed up my broccoli rice casserole, I thought it would be great with california blend vegetables, instead of just broccoli.

Cranberry Salad

Very easy and a favorite at every holiday table at my house.  This recipe for Cranberry Salad compliments not only the turkey but all of your other side dishes, with a bit of sweet crunch…

Maple Syrup Sweet Potatoes

This is really an easy recipe! And it is really good, I will be adding to my regular recipe rotation & making these Maple Syrup Sweet Potatoes with granola crumbled on top again…

Yellow Squash & Egg Bake

This recipe reminds me of squash casserole,  It is modified to use eggs and with the cracker crumbs it will remind you of a frittata/quiche.  I will be making this recipe again and putting it in my meal rotation.  Serve it for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or a midnight snack. Just remember to pick up…

Black Bean & Sausage Soup

Slow cookers, crock pots make the best soups!  Just throw in a bunch of ingredients turn crock pot on high for about 4 hours.  This soup is now one of my favorites, it is very tasty and the breakfast sausage spices do not over power the other ingredients, they compliment them. I usually add a…

Zucchini & Meat Sauce

Zucchini is good and it can be used in a lot of different recipes, even in baking muffins and bread.   This dish is very simple, quick and easy.  You can add other ingredients you have in your pantry or refrigerator to suit your taste; ground beef, ground turkey, mushrooms, onions, green pepper, etc… Zucchini…

Spinach & Green Onion Quiche

This quiche is definitely not low calorie…  I usually make most of my quiche’s with soy, almond or lower fat milks, this one is made with a can of table cream.  I had the cream in the pantry, I have been wanting to try this cream in a quiche for awhile.  I’m happy I tried…

California Medley Pasta Salad

Labor Day, most people think it is the end of summer.  I guess it all depends on where you live.  Pasta salad is an easy dish to make and take to a picnic, get together, or eat at home.   This version is what I made, with the ingredients I had on hand.  You can add…

Sausage & Tomato Quiche

Good stuff,  Another Quiche… I usually make a quiche with ingredients I already have in the refrigerator. I just make sure I have a pie crust in the freezer at all times. I realize I could make a crust from scratch, but to me it is a pain and more mess to clean up.  …

Pea Salad

This dish is easy and quick, great for a summer holiday or picnic, no cooking and no heating up the kitchen.  It can be eaten by itself and also is great on top of a greens salad instead of salad dressing.  Need something quick for a luncheon or pot luck, this recipe can be thrown…

Veggie Cups

Sorta like a quiche but no crust.  When you don’t have pie crust in the freezer or you don’t feel up to rolling crust from scratch.  Or you just want to consume less calories. These do great, if you have any leftover just pop them in a container or bags and throw in the freezer……

Spinach Mushroom Quiche

Can you tell I love Quiche?  Quiche is good!  Also it is a pretty inexpensive dish to make and you can throw in several different ingredients to suit your own taste. Ingredients I used: Frozen deep dish pie shell 5 ounce package fresh spinach 4 Eggs 1 cup milk (regular, low fat, evaporated canned, your…

Broccoli Quiche

Quiche is good!  Also it is a pretty inexpensive dish to make and you can throw in several different ingredients to suit your own taste. Ingredients I used: Broccoli Quiche 1 deep dish frozen pie crust 4 eggs 1 cup milk 4 ounces shredded cheddar jack cheese 1 cup chopped broccoli 1/4 cup diced onions…

Vegetable Soup with Butter Beans

I found this recipe on the back of a butter beans can, of course I didn’t follow the recipe.  It has been modified to go with the ingredients available in the pantry.  The recipe called for two cans of butter beans and more water! Vegetable Soup with Butter Beans 1 can butter beans (approx. 15…

Tuna Macaroni Salad

Memorial Day Weekend, the official start of summer here…    Tuna Macaroni Salad easy to make and tastes extremely better than a store bought macaroni salad.  A tasty side dish for picnics, cookouts, grilling out, brai, bbq, whatever you call  it in your part of the states or country.  Also a crowd pleaser for any…

Broccoli Salad

A simple salad, easy to make and quick.  Unlike potato salad or macaroni salad where there is cooking involved. I am sure that there are many different variations of making broccoli salad, the ingredients I use (most of the time): fresh broccoli cut in bite size pieces, real bacon bits, shredded sharp cheddar cheese, a…