DCD Grasshopper Pie

At my Dove Chocolate Discoveries (aka DCD) open house, I had a drawing for everyone who attended.  The prize for the drawing was a DCD recipe creation that I would make for the winner.  My friend Teresa won the drawing (yes, the same Teresa who won the Alaskan prize pack!) and so today I finally … Continue reading

Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Toss

This is a Pampered Chef recipe that comes from their cookbook, “It’s Good For You”.  The vinaigrette dressing is especially tasty! Vinaigrette: 1 lemon 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper (I doubled the vinaigrette recipe because I added … Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Brownie Cups

This recipe was originally created for the following:  “Dove Chocolate Discoveries is having a recipe contest of sorts.  They are asking all their chocolatiers to submit recipes of their own creation to be used in their Entertaining Guide (which if you purchase some products from me, I will give to you free!) or their Facebook … Continue reading

Italian Chicken Pasta Toss

This is a Pampered Chef recipe which comes from their “Casual Cooking Easy Recipes for Indoors and Out” cookbook.  It’s really easy to make (seems like I always say that but it’s true) and yummy (I always say that too but it’s also true, I would tell you if it wasn’t)! 6 ounces uncooked bow … Continue reading

Bacon and Tomato Frittata

Another Betty Crocker recipe, enjoy! 1 (16 oz) carton cholesterol free fat free egg product (Last time I made a frittata, I used all real eggs.  This time I used all egg substitute.  The one with real eggs definitely tasted better than this one with the all egg substitute so I think the next time … Continue reading

Triple Layer Brownie Cake

This recipe comes from “The Taste of Home Baking Book”.  Zach’s birthday cake for his 22nd birthday today.  He’s sick so I don’t know when we’ll put some candles on it and have a piece (a teeny, tiny piece for me and for Bob).  I don’t like making layer cakes because I am horrible at … Continue reading

Healthified Spicy Tostadas

Another recipe from “Eat Better America” on our quest to a healthier lifestyle.  YUMMY! 4 6″ corn tortillas (I used whole wheat tortillas) 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed (I used the whole can) 1 cup chopped seeded tomato (I used the little grape ones … Continue reading

Chicken Noodle Soup

Today is my son Zach’s 22nd birthday and he is sick!  Bummer!  He went to the dr this afternoon and they said he has a virus so there’s not much they can do for him.  So I made him some homemade chicken noodle soup for his birthday dinner.  I like this recipe because it is … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Thin Crust Pizza

This recipe came in the package of Flatout Flatbread (from Costco – I like Costco, can you tell?).  Yummy, easy and good on calories.  One is a perfect serving. 1 Flatout Flatbread 1 tomato, sliced 1 tablespoon chopped basil (the fresh basil was too expensive in the store so I used dried, about 1/2 teaspoon) … Continue reading