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Recipes I've Shared:

Blueberry Banan Oatmeal Muffins

This is a combination of two receipies. One from Pinterest for oatmeal banana muffins and one from a low sodium cookbook for blueberry muffins.

Crock Pot Beer Chicken

Super easy. Just 3 Weight Watcher points.

Buff Smoothie

Courtesy Alton Brown

Energy Bars

Courtesy Michael Chiarello. I've made some changes based on ingriedent availablity and dietary issues.

Turkey Sloppy Joes

You can prepare the meat mixture through step 3 up to 24 hours ahead. Refrigerate in a sealed container until ready to use.

Perfect partner - coleslaw

Green Enchiladas

Great slow cooker meal. Use a roasted chicken for added flavor.

Black Bean Soup with Meatballs

You can combine all ingredients through step2 up to 4 hours in advance. We made this in the slow cooker. We added the meatballs, but you could make this without them.

Perfect partner - corn bread

Beef Enchilada Casserole

You can assemble this casserole up to 8 hours before cooking. Refrigerate until ready to bake.
Perfect partner - Tossed Green salad

Pork & White Bean Skillet

Perfect Partner - Corn Bread Sticks

You can make this dish up to 24 hours ahead. Refrigerate, covered until ready to use. Reheat on medium-low before serving.

Chicken Fried Steak

Prepare through step 1 up to 8 hours ahead. Refrigerate until ready to proceed with step 2.

Smoked Pork with Cranberry Sauce

You can prepare the saucein step 2 up to 24 hours ahead. refrigerate, covered until ready to use.

Serve with rice, veggies and tossed salad

One-Dish Chicken and Rice

Prepare the casserole one day ahead, cover loosely and refrigerate until ready to bak. Let stand at room temperature while ovenheats, then bake for 30 minutes

Use a store bought roasted chicken to saving some cooking time.

Bourbon Balls

Serving is 2 balls. To prevent the batter from sticking to you when rolling into balls, spray hands with a cooking spray.

Beef Stroganoff

Prepare through step 3 up to a day ahead. Refrigerate until needed. Reheat slowly before proceeding with step 4.

Perfect partner - Salad and rolls or sourdough bread

Chicken with Winter Vegetables

You can cut the vegetables and regrigerate them in plastic bags up to 8 hours ahead. This is a good winter dish.

Baked Mexican Chicken

You can make this dish through step 3 up to 4 hours ahead. Refrigerate until ready to bake and serve.

Perfect partner - Corn Bread


We buy a roasted chicken and cut it up. It adds a little extra flavor and is a good time saver.

For an authentic Mexican flavor, garnish with finely chopped fresh cilantro.

Savory Stuffed Shells

Perfect Partner - Garlic Bread & Tossed Salad

You can prepare this recipe for baking up to 8 hours ahead; refrigerate. Or freeze the stuffed sheels then thaw before baking. For a smoother filing, add 1/2 cup ricotta cheese during step 2.

Spinach & Pork Crock Pot Lasgna

You'll need an oval 5 1/2 quart crock port. Add red pepper flakes to spice it up a bit and top with parmesan cheese if desired.

Add garlic bread and a salad and you're good to go!

Sweet & Salty Chewy Crispy Treats

I wanted to make my own chewy bars at home. Haven't actually tried this yet, but will be today.