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Recipes I've Shared:

Dad's Sausage Gravy

Great sausage gravy for breakfast or dinner.

Dad's Johnsonville Sweet Sausage & Vegetable Packets

Add or subtract the veggies you prefer to make this versatile packet that can be grilled or baked in the oven. You can even add chicken or lean meat instead of the Italian sausage.

Ground Turkey Gyro

This is a healthy and easy version of the gyro. Easy to make and tastes awesome!

Mickeys Trail Mix

A mix of almonds, dark chocolate M&Ms, cranberries, and dry roasted edamame for snacks.

Zuchinni Lasagna

This is a great alternative to pasta and tastes great too.

Potato, Ham, Pepper and onion Bake

Frozen Diced potatoes added to low sodium cheese, ham and fresh peppers and onions make up this great easy meal.

Chicken Chile Relleno casserole with Black Beans

A great Mexican style casserole that can easily be turned into a dip if the chicken, tortillas and chiles are small enough.

Smoked Sausage, Bacon, Potato and Onion soup

This soup is an easy to make crockpot soup that can be put in the crock pot in the morning and is ready to eat in the evening.

Shrimp Ceviche

A great Ceviche, ideal for hot weather. Add vegetable chips or whole grain for dipping if desired.

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Great soup when paired with a crusty, whole grain bread.

Chicken Noodle Soup Dad's Way

Good for recovering for a cold or just getting out of the cold. May use any fresh or homemade noodles.

Ham, Tomato and Bean Soup

A quick and easy lunch or dinner.

AAA rated Jalapeno Strips

A low cal alternative to jalapeno poppers. Calories do not include dips.

Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole

A family favorite and healthy as well!


Very Good (2 ratings)
Dadteu's Chicken Fried Steak

A traditional comfort food lightened up a bit.

Tuna & Macaroni Stuffed Tomatoes

A quick, light summer meal with tomatoes, tuna and macaroni.

Soy Marinated Fish Tacos

A nice twist on fish tacos.

Chicken Cacciatore with white and dark meat

This recipe uses both the thighs and breasts for the turkey to satisfy everyone in the family. Thighs are boneless and skinless.

Chicken and Rice Casserole Dad's Way

A great rice and chicken casserole. You may substitute or add asparagus, broccoli, or mixed vegetables with the green beans.

Dad's Trail Mix without M&Ms

A great low sodium trail mix. Get the unsalted nuts from Target stores.

Chile Rellenos

A favorite Mexican dish made with extra lean ham and low fat cheese.

Italian Baked Penne and Chicken

This dish is a wonderful alternative to spagetti. It also works well with shrimp or lean beef.

Grilled Chicken Tacos (or Fajitas) with Avocado

This marinade works well for tacos or fajitas. We serve it with 2 soft corn tortillas per taco as they tend to rip easily. Calories can be reduced by only using one per taco.

Shrimp Fried Rice with Broccoli

A tasty shrimp stir fry with added vegetables that the whole family will love. You may add other vegetables as desired.

Shep's Shepherds Pie

Shepherd's traditional Shepherd's Pie. All others are imposters. Try it.

Creamed mushroom and beef

Easy crock pot mushroom and beef over noodles or rice.

Chicken Alfredo with Mushrooms

A great chicken dish and very tasty.

3 Bean Chili

This is a great chili. Reduce the fat farther by using ground turkey or chicken. This recipe is made for those with low tolerance for spicy food. Too add spice, add jalapenos, serranos or habanero chilis.

Dadteu's Yummy Burger

A great alternative to hamburgers and sloppy joes. May use hamburger, ground turkey or ground chicken.

Crock Pot Short Ribs

A quick and easy short rib recipe.

Dads Easy Salsa

For those who dont have time to use all fresh ingredients, this easy recipe is a breeze to make. Very low in calories and low fat. Enjoy.

Dad's Fruit Salad

A simple fruit salad that can contain most any melons, berries or fruit. A great dish to have during the summer.

Dad's Easy Pork Ribs

An easy way to prepare and cook pork ribs for those who do or don't have grilling skills. May be prepared in the oven or grill.

Tuna Noodle Cassarole

An old family favorite.

Del Taco Chicken Fajita Burrito?

Attempt to replicate the ingredients for Del Taco's Chicken Fajita Burrito.

Shrimp Enchilada

A great alternative to chicken or beef enchiladas.

Ribeye Teriyaki Skewers

A wonderful summertime meal that is long on satisfaction.

Grilled Peach Salsa Dad's Way

A refreshing side for grilled fish, chicken or wraps.

Chicken Marsala Dad's Way

An absolutely delightful dish to top your favorite whole wheat pasta.

Drunken Chicken

A great south of the border twist on chicken. Serve with mole, guacamole, or salsa.

Tuna and Salad Dads Way

A quick, simple and healthy salad for lunch or dinner.

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Shelled edamame, corn, tomato, scallions and herbs make this a wonderful salad and a great way to use soybeans.


Very Good (6 ratings)
Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms

A great chicken recipe when you are tired of fixing it the same way. Serve with brown rice or whole wheat pasta and steamed vegetables.

French Toast Dad's Way

French toast with multi-grain bread. You may use egg whites instead of whole eggs.

Chicken Ole Dad's Way

A great Mexican style chicken dish that is low in carbs and high in protein.

Tuna and Egg Salad

Tuna and Egg Salad sandwich filling.

Creamy Tomato-Basil Sauce Dad's Way

This creamy tomato-basil sauce goes well with meat filled raviolis or other pastas. It is well worth the time it takes to prepare. Enjoy

Beef Stew Dad's Way

Beef stew done right! Makes enough for leftovers, which is when stew really begins to taste good.

Chicken A La King Dad's way

Quick and easy chicken dish

Teriyaki Ginger Garlic Chicken Stir Fry w/Vegetables

Stir Fry Chicken with Ginger, Garlic, and Teriyaki.