Baked Garlic Parmesan Wedges

I was having unexpected company for dinner and trying frantically to find a potato dish that wasn’t too much work and was different than my usual potato dishes.  I found this and it was delicious!  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 3-4 large russet potatoes, sliced into wedges 4 tablespoons olive oil (1) 2 teaspoons salt (2) 2 teaspoons garlic powder (3) 2 teaspoons … [Read more...]

Nutty Wild Rice

My husband loves everything I make and he tells me regularly how much he appreciates my cooking.  But I got this text today about this recipe and I think this was a first. I’ve shared this recipe a long time ago, but after his text, I decided I should share it again. Ingredients: 2-1/2 cups water 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice (1) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 6 green onions, sliced … [Read more...]

Baked Parmesan Zucchini

I kind of like zucchini but I can’t say I love it.  However, this recipe for Baked Parmesan Zucchini was very tasty.  I’ll definitely be making it on a regular basis. Ingredients: 4 zucchini ½ cup parmesan ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried basil ¼ teaspoon garlic powder salt & pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped … [Read more...]

Skillet Sweet Potatoes (GF)

These delicious Skillet Sweet Potatoes were a nice change from a baked sweet potato and were really easy to make.  I’ll definitely be making them again. Ingredients: 1 sweet potato ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon dried parsley ground cinnamon, to taste (1) 2 teaspoon coconut oil (2) Directions: Peel (3) and dice the sweet potato into bite size pieces, about ½-inch … [Read more...]

Southwestern Quinoa Salad

This Southwestern Quinoa Salad makes a great side dish, lunch box food or even a dip! David has eaten it all three ways!  He says it’s a keeper. Salad Ingredients: 1 cup of quinoa, cooked to manufacturer’s specifications (1) ½ cup of grape tomatoes, cut in half (2) 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed (3) 1/3 cup chopped black olives ½ of a red sweet pepper, chopped 1 avocado, … [Read more...]

Springtime Tossed Salad

I’ve been experimenting with salad recipes lately and I found this winner in one of my old magazines.  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: ½ cup raspberry juice or cranberry-raspberry juice 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar or cider vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 ounces spring mix salad greens 2 cups (11 ounces each) mandarin oranges, drained ½ cup crumbled blue … [Read more...]

Quinoa Tabbouleh with Feta

Cold salads make great side dishes and lunch foods.  I was pretty sure this recipe for Quinoa Tabbouleh with Feta would be a winner and it was. David said he LOVED it!  So I’ll definitely be making this again and again. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, uncooked salt & pepper ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons) (1) ¼ cup olive oil 1 cup thinly sliced scallions 1 cup chopped … [Read more...]