These are some of my favorite recipes, and YES, I have cooked quite a few of them!! I love to cook, and I love to eat which makes my weight loss goals very hard to accomplish. Some of these are super simple and you can do them with your kids, or just something simple for you and your honey for a romantic quiet dinner when the kids hit the sack.

Either way these are pretty awesome! Make sure to let us know how they turned out for you, and if you want to, share a picture of the outcome! I can’t wait to see your creations.



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Sometimes, feeding everyone can be a bit of a task when you have a bazillion things to get done, and places to be. Here is one of my favorite go-to […]

Sausage & Cheese Grits Casserole



I grew up in the country and there is nothing like a homemade meal to make you feel all warm and cozy inside and out. When the cool weather comes […]

Homemade Chicken & Dumplings


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Banana Pudding Poke Cake- Ingredients- 1 (10 oz.) box yellow cake mix ingredients needed to make cake (eggs, oil & water) 2 (3.4 oz.) packages instant banana pudding 4 cups […]

Banana Pudding Poke Cake



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Crispy Cheddar Chicken-   Ingredients- 2 lbs chicken tenders or 4 large chicken breasts 2 sleeves Ritz crackers 1/4 teaspoons salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup whole milk 3 cups […]

Crispy Cheddar Chicken


Oatmeal Raisin Cookies- Ingredients- 1/2 cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 Eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1-1/2 cup all-purpose […]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies



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Hamburger Stew   Ingredients- 8 cups water 2 lb lean ground beef 1 cup celery, chopped 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup carrots, diced or sliced 2 beef bouillon cubes […]

Hamburger Stew


Peanut Butter Blossoms Ingredients 48 HERSHEY’S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates 1/2 cup shortening 3/4 cup REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1 […]

Peanut Butter Blossoms



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Parmesan Chicken Manicotti Ingredients 7 pieces Manicotti, cooked according to instructions 1 cup part skim Ricotta cheese 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 cup shredded cooked chicken 1 egg 1 […]

Parmesan Chicken Manicotti


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Brownie Fridge Cake Ingredients- 2 brownie mixes 1 extra large egg 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 2 (8 oz.) containers whipped topping 1 (3 […]

Brownie Fudge Cake



Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Ingredients  2 green onions, chopped 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled 3 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons frozen chopped spinach 2 tablespoons […]

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin


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Glazed Lemon Cookies Making the Cookies- INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest, 2 tablespoons fresh […]

Glazed Lemon Cookies



Salmon Patties Ingredients 1/2 cup flaked salmon 1/2 cup bread crumbs 2 Tbsp. butter 1/4 Tsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. flour 1/8 Tsp. salt 1/4 cup milk dash black pepper […]

Salmon Patties


Fried Fruit Pies   Ingredients: Canned refrigerated biscuits Can of Pie filling, you can use Peach, Apple, Cherry, Blackberry, etc… Yes- that’s IT!         Directions: On a […]

Fried Fruit Pies



Taco Bake   Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 packet taco seasoning add water as called for on back of seasoning packet 3 large flour tortillas (8-inch size) 1/2 cup […]

Taco Bake