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Recipes I've Shared:

Gigi's Organic Whole Wheat English Muffins

This recipe is an adaptation of one I found at

Super Shrimp Tacos

My "conscious choice" version of a favorite recipe...

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

I adapted this recipe from one I found on-line in order to make it a bit more "diet friendly".

Grilled Chicken Tequila Burgers

From Southern Living ~ October 2012

Cilantro Lime Mayonnaise

From Southern Living ~ October 2012

Cheesy Noodles

This is an adaptation from a recipe I found on courtesy of Paula Deen.

Chili Cheese Chicken Pizazz (A Crock Pot Recipe)

This recipe was adapted from one I found on!

Hey Diddle Diddle's Banana Mini Muffins

A yummy healthy treat, fun to make and eat!

Gigi's Z-Z-Z-Ziti

Not low in calories but servings are large and constitute an entire meal. For a healthier choice, partake of only a half serving and enjoy a salad on the side!

The Simple Shepherd's Pie

A great way to use up those leftovers and please the tummy!

Mama Gigi's Scrumptious Mac & Cheese

A real tummy pleaser. Though, not too low in calories, always good inmoderation!

Gigi's Hearty Hot or Not Chili

You decide how hot to make it!

Gigi's Half & Half Drop Biscuits

A simple yet tasty biscuit recipe!

Chicken A La Gigi

Here is a recipe I adapted from many others. It is simply delicious when served over rice, biscuits, or potato. Use your imagination and rescue your leftover veggies!

Gigi's Homemade Trying to be a Good Girl Pizza

A better behaved version of homemade pizza. Add veggies to your liking without the guilt!

Gigi's Grilled Butternut Squash Pockets

When you just can't let go of summer!

Happy Carrots

This recipe was adapted from one found on line courtesy of Cindy Hardy.

Cozy German Potato Salad

This recipe was adapted from one found on courtesy of Mary Nolan.

Gigi's Wienerschnitzel

Perfect for National Wienerschnitzel Day!

Red Pepper Almond Penne

This recipe was adapted from one found on courtesy of Giada De Laurentis.

Cilantro Pea Pockets

Easy summer veg on the grill!

Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

This recipe was found on courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Taco Twisted Meatloaf

This recipe was adapted to one similar which I found in Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

Guacamole Salad

Found on courtesy of Rachel Ray.

Pineapple & Roasted Red Pepper Salsa

Another recipe adapted from one found on

Yogurt Grilled Chicken Breast

This recipe is adapted from a recipe found on by Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh.

Happy Egg Noodles

A simple way to make those noodles smile! (And your family too!)

Gigi's Taco Seasoning

An alternative to the expensive "processed" packets...

Indoor S'Mores

This recipe was found on and is by Linda Larson.

Sirloin Tips

This is my adaptation of a recipe I found on

Perfect Flank Steak Pinwheels

This recipe is based on a recipe I found at Price Chopper.

Sea Scallop Scampi

Easy on the taste buds!

Very Good (1 rating)
Herb Crusted Eye of Round Beef Roast

This recipe was adapted from one submitted to by Sunny Anderson.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Horseradish Cream Sauce

This recipe was borrowed from and was submitted to them by Sunny Anderson.

Funky Shepherd's Chicken Pie

A twist on Shepherd's Pie and a great way make use of leftovers!

Gigi's Simple Goulash

Another of my mother's dishes. Quick, easy, and tummy pleasing, especially on a cold winter day!

Mama Mia Margarita

Just perfect after a day of being Mom! (And well-deserved too!)

Mom's Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Good old-fashioned Vermont cooking. Just like my mom used to make!

Emeril's Favorite Asparagus

I found this recipe on Good Morning America. Emeril gets all the credit!

Cajun Seasoning (Emeril's Essence)

I found this recipe on line and give full credit to Emeril!

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Mama Gigi's Tried and True Favorites
A collection of my family's favorite recipes gathered from many sources. Thank you to all of you, with special appreciation for those near and dear to our hearts!