orange flavored white chocolate fudge with cranberries and pecans

White Chocolate Fudge with Cranberries and Pecans

Homemade white chocolate fudge loaded with pecans and dried cranberries is the perfect holiday treat.  This recipe is another variation of my famous five minute fudge recipe, so it’s very easy to make.  The flavor of cranberries and pecans mixed with the white chocolate gets an additional flavor boost through the addition of a few drops of orange essential oil. 

Spaghetti Parmesano is made from a simple combination of garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes, and Parmesan cheese.

Spaghetti Parmesano

This is a simple and delicious pasta recipe that will become one of your favorite go to dishes as a main dish or as a side to accompany your favorite meat entrée.   It pairs equally well with pork, chicken, or beef.  The  combination of garlic and olive oil along with the heat from the red pepper flakes really makes this pasta dish pop.   Once you try this, you will wonder why you never made it before. 

Frozen French Fries tossed with garlic butter and sprinkled with parmesan cheese are delicious.

Garlic Parmesan Fries

These Garlic Parmesan Fries, made from frozen french fries, get their flavor from a mixture of garlic, butter, parsley, and grated Parmesan cheese.     Everyone loves french fries, and this recipe for garlic fries is fast becoming a favorite around here.  

This simple combination of cucumber, tomato, and onion makes the perfect salad to accompany your meal.

Easy Cucumber Salad

This simple 4 ingredient Easy Cucumber Salad is a great accompaniment to almost any meal.  It requires only 4 ingredients, and is delicious right away, unlike some cucumber salad recipes that require a waiting time.  This is one of my go-to salads when I need to add vegetables to a meal

Fruit salad made with lemon gelatin, canned fruit, and cottage cheese is simple and delicious.

Lemon Gelatin Fruit Salad

This is my favorite variation of a Gelatin Recipe that has been around for many years.  This version which is made from pineapple tidbits and mandarin oranges has a decidedly light and refreshing flavor.  What I love about it is that it’s easy to prepare,  stores and travels well, and tastes good enough to serve to guests. 

cookies made with only peanut butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are crisp, delicious, and loaded with peanut butter flavor.  Because they contain no flour, they are gluten free, so they’re a great cookie to have in your arsenal of cookie recipes for gifting during the holidays.  

Hearty and delicious, this turkey soup is loaded with mexican squash, tomatoes, green chilis, and hominy.

Mexican Style Turkey Soup

This delicious Mexican Style Turkey Soup recipe is loaded with flavor, and surprisingly low in fat and calories.  It’s the perfect way to finish off the end of your turkey.  This is especially true if you boil the leftover turkey carcass to liberate the last of the meat that is clinging to the bones and make your own turkey stock.  This low-calorie but hearty soup is the perfect way to warm up on a cold evening.  It’s also a delicious opportunity to be nice to your body after all of the calorie laden foods from Thanksgiving Dinner. Give this recipe […]

This hearty and delicious Italian Sausage and Kale soup is loaded with vitamins from superfoods like kale and butternut squash.

Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

An Italian themed soup with Italian Sausage, Kale, and beans is the perfect hearty and satisfying meal after a long day.  Paired with a loaf of warm crusty bread or accompanied by a salad, this soup is sure to satisfy. 

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Peas and Pearl Onions

The delicious combination of peas and pearl onions is fancy enough for any special occasion, but the recipe is simple enough to be part of any weeknight dinner.  From start to finish, this dish is ready in about 30 minutes. 

This streusel topped sweet potato casserole is rich, creamy, and delicious. It's like having dessert with dinner.

Streusel Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe is for a sweet potato casserole that is so sweet and delicious that it’s almost like eating dessert.    The secret is baking the sweet potatoes before making the casserole because baking makes sweet potatoes taste even sweeter than usual.