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Recipes I've Shared:

Mexican Chicken Lasagne

A Mexican twist to an old favorite

Mexican Vegetable Chicken Rice Stovetop Casserole

A classic stovetop casserole with a Mexican flavor twist.

Tubettini Broccoli Scramble

A quick to make, after exercise lunch.

Chicken Broccoli (for noodles or rice)

Take advantage of canned soup and left over roasted chicken to make a pretty quick topping for either egg noodles or rice.

Broccoli Torta

Easy lunch selection

Sausage and Cabbage

A quick and hearty dish.

Green Rice and Ham

My mother's way to sneak veggies into her kids (a play on Dr. Suess' story book). I left out the cheddar cheese she used to put in it, but its still a tasty dish and almost effortless, thanks to the crock pot.


A tasty Saturday lunch. Garnish with sliced tomato or chopped green onions. (garnish not included in nutritional data) Light enough to entertain a double serving for a hearty portion.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Chicken Spinach Lasagne

A simple, no worries casserole thrown together from the pantry, freezer, and using leftover rotisserie chicken breast

Amanda's Choco Fix

Sometimes you just need a little chocolate and this can just be the fix, with a little bit of healthy thrown in.

Smokey Sirloin Tips w/Lentils

A lightly sweet and smokey flavor join sirloin tips and lentils to fend off winter's death grip. Serve with rice (not incl. in nutrition info)

Chicken Colima

Chicken Breasts poached in a spicy vegetable stew. Serve over rice and garnish with chopped green onions & shredded coconut. (Rice and garnish not included in nutritional info)

Polish Sausage & White Bean Soup

A hearty rustic soup to fend off winter's wrath. Serve with a slice of crusty peasant bread (not included in nutrition info).

Quick Meatballs (approx. 1.25" dia)

Quick Meatballs to add to sauce to cook.

Photo shown with "Quick Pantry Marinara Sauce"

Quick Pantry Marinara Sauce

Its on the shelf and quick to make. A light sauce for pasta. Combine with "Quick Meatballs" and a green salad for a fast meal. Photo shown with "Quick Meatballs"

Quick Ham and Potato Soup

A quick and hearty soup to whip up after a day of shoveling snow!

Spicy Pork and Beans

A different twist using green beans. Easy and quick to make.

Leeks and Beans

A hearty vegetable main dish served over rice

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

The Purple Apron Cookbook
It seems like I've been cooking forever. Along the way I've found the greatest joy in exploring the unlimited tastes created by making unusual combinations. Some of what I cook in my kitchen is complicated, but the dishes I like most are generally simple and easy to make.