RECIPES

Chicken Stir Fry

Chicken Stir Fry

Chicken Stir Fry 4 boneless chicken breasts cut into strips 2 c. chopped broccoli 2 c. sliced mushrooms 2 c. yellow squash 2 c. chopped carrots 1 red pepper, cut into small pieces 1 small red onion sliced Cook chicken in one tablespoon of oil until cooked.  Add...

Summer Salad

Summer Salad

8 oz. of baby spinach 8 oz of red leaf lettuce 1 c. sliced strawberries 1/2 c. blueberries 1/2 c. mandarin oranges 1/2 c. pecans or 1/2 c. almonds 3 oz. goat cheese crumbled 1 bunch green onions 1 avocado, peeled and diced Dressing 1 c. vegetable oil 3/4 c. sugar 1/2...

Summertime Lemonade

Summertime Lemonade

This easy old fashioned recipe is my favorite. 1 3/4 c. white sugar 8 c. water 1 1/2 c. freshly squeezed lemon juice In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and...

Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry Crumble For the Crust 2 Sticks of unsalted butter 1/2 c. sugar 2 1/2 c. flour 1/2 tsp. salt For the Filling 2 blocks of cream cheese ( room temperature ) 1/2 c. sugar 1 large egg ( room temperature) 1/ 2 c. sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla 1 Tbsp. lemon zest juice...

Our Favorite Christmas Cookies

Our Favorite Christmas Cookies

I have tried to make other cookies at Christmas time, but my family won't cooperate. ¬†ūüôā ¬† This is our recipe given to me over 20 years ago by my friend Angela. ¬†Have fun making them with your family.¬†Obviously, this recipe is not low calorie but it does make...

Fall Treats – Just in Time for Trick or Treat

Fall Treats – Just in Time for Trick or Treat

Simple recipes are the best.  My Grandma Swenson lived in Minnesota and my family would travel each summer to visit her along with the rest of my Dad's family who lived simply on farms and in small towns.  I remember the wonderful home cooked meals served by my...

Peachy Keen

Peachy Keen

It is peach season here in Colorado and our Palisade peaches are unbelievably yummy! I want to share two recipes with you.  One is a peach cobbler that my grandma used to make and the other is a peach salsa recipe.  Both are super easy and a great way to enjoy peaches...

Yummy Fruit Salad

Yummy Fruit Salad

  YUMMY FRUIT SALAD   I love having people over in the summer to enjoy the garden and a back yard BBQ. I like to keep the menu simple so there is more time to visit with our guests and enjoy the music, conversation and lawn games. ¬†A trip to the farmers...

Fresh Strawberry Muffins

Fresh Strawberry Muffins

Fresh Strawberry Muffins I love these fresh strawberry muffins.  They remind me of when my kiddos were little.  My friend Mary, who lived across the street from me, gave me this recipe.  Actually she brought them over to my house one summer morning with a small...

Cajun Chicken with Veggies

Cajun Chicken with Veggies

Cajun Chicken with Veggies Ingredients 4 Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts 1 Large Zucchini 1 Large Yellow Squash 2 C. Broccoli Florets 1 Small Red Onion 1 Green Peppers 1 Red Pepper 2 Cloves garlic, pressed 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tsp. EACH, garlic powder, Italian...

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