Looking for something tasty to cook?  I’ve listed all my posts of tried and true favorites. I really believe in cooking from scratch for health and budget reasons so most recipes listed will be scratch. I’ve noted special characteristics on some recipes, like “fast” “easy and “low-carb”. Enjoy!


Appetizers & Snacks

Baked Tortilla Chips

Broccoli Salad Appetizers

Broiled Tomatoes w/ Basil & Mozzarella (No-bread Bruschetta)



Mexican Cabbage Salad (serve with chips)

Salsa – Restaurant style

Spicy Pickled Carrots & Peppers



Flavored Waters




Black & Blueberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins

Biscuits & Scones

Apple Cinnamon Scones

Baking Powder Biscuits

Cherry Scones

Cranberry Orange Scones

Fresh Blueberry Scones

Scones basic scone recipe

Scone Mix-ins (fruits, nuts, bacon…)

Yeast Breads

Cinnamon Rolls **Quick rise – 1 hour total prep & cook time**

Pizza Dough




Perfect Bacon cooked crisp in the oven

Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Mini-Quiche (low-carb)

Coffee Cake

Cranberry Orange Breakfast Cake

Egg, Sausage & Mushroom Breakfast Casserole

Granola Bars with Cranberry, Almond & Coconut

Hard Boiled Eggs

Hash Browns from scratch

Ham & Spinach Quiche Cups (low-carb)

Vegetable Quiche Cups (low-carb)

Tomatillo Scramble (low-carb)



Soups & Chilies

Minestrone Soup for slow cooker

Quick Minestrone Soup

Split Pea Soup for slow cooker

Vegetable Beef Soup (low-carb )

Vegetarian Chili



Chicken-Salad Salad (low carb)

Herbed Chicken Salad

Home Made Croutons

Raspberry Salad – Dressing from fresh raspberries

Winter Crisp Salad

Main Dish

Baked Penne Pasta with Summer Vegetables (vegetarian)

Beef Barbacoa – Slow Cooker

Beef Stir Fry – quick & easy

Beef Stroganoff for slow cooker

Beef Stroganoff – *Scratch – no canned soup, for slow cooker

Beer Can Chicken for the BBQ grill

Beirocks Ground beef and cabbage filled bread pockets

Browned-Butter Tortellini

Chicken Stir Fry (low-carb)

Chicken Stew w/Biscuit Top

Chili Verde Pork for slow cooker

Corned Beef for slow cooker

Curly Dogs Spiral-sliced hot dogs

Honey-Lime Grilled Chicken

Lasagna (Beef) – easy

Lemon Chicken – quick

Pizza Dough – no rise

Pot Roast

Russian Chicken – crock pot version

Rustic Beef Stew w/ Polenta & Green Beans

Slider Burgers on King’s Hawaiian rolls

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Side Dish & Vegetables

Broccoli Casserole

Chili Relleno Casserole

Corn & Jalapeño Saute

Kohlrabi & Carrots

Mushroom Risotto

Mexican Rice

Quinoa with Tomato & Basil

Rice Pilaf

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Spicy Quinoa Salad with Garbanzos, Bell Peppers & Parsely

Zucchini & Tomatoes


Cakes & Pies

Apple Pie An easy traditional pie recipe

Apple-Cranberry Pie uses fresh cranberries

Avocado Pie – no bake

Caramel Apple Crisp

Carrot Cake

Cherry-Pineapple Cobbler formerly known as “dump cake”

Chocolate Almond Praline Cake

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Coconut Cupcakes

Pie Crust


Candy & Ice Cream

Coconut Popsicles

Hot Fudge

Jamba Smoothie Popsicles

Pretzel Turtles

Cookies & Bars

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Cocoa Crispy Treats with Reese’s & Nutella

Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Linzer Cookies (Jam-filled Shortbread cookies)

Oatmeal Caramel Cookie Bars The best bar cookies EVER!

Persimmon Cookies

Pretzel & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats

Snickerdoodle Cookies


Jams & Jellies 

Apple Butter Jam (slow-cooker)

Olallieberry Freezer Jam

Pear Honey Jam (slow-cooker)

Strawberry Freezer Jam


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