Category: Food & Drink

Lemon Herb Roasted Potatoes – BEST roasted potatoes you’ll ever make, loaded with butter, lemon, garlic and herb. 15 mins active

via: Lemon Herb Roasted Potatoes – BEST roasted potatoes you’ll ever make, loaded with butter, lemon, garlic and herb. 15 mins active time! Ingredients: 1 lb baby potatoes Oil Mixture: 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons melted butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey Scant 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 dashes ground black pepper Method: Preheat oven to 350F. Cut slits on the potatoes, do not cut through. Mix all ingredients in the Oil Mixture together. Place the potatoes in a roasting pan and brush with the Oil Mixture. Make sure to brush inside ... Read more

Dr. Oz/s Swimsuit Slimdown drink

via: Dr. Oz/s Swimsuit Slimdown drink – orange, pineapple or grapefruit juice, apple cider vinegar and honey. I think I can do this!

Delicious Taco Casserole

via: Delicious Taco Casserole that has a meat and biscuit base and is topped with sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and olives. Recipe type: Main Dish Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef 2 envelopes taco seasoning 4 large eggs ¾ cup milk 1-1/4 cups biscuit/baking mix Dash pepper ½ cup sour cream 2 cups chopped lettuce ¾ – 1 cup chopped tomato 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese olives Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 400. 2. Cook beef over medium heat in a large skillet until no longer pink. Drain meat and add taco seasoning and prepare according to ... Read more

Chicken Fajita Quesadilla

via: Chicken Fajita Quesadilla ~ a quick, easy recipe that combines two favorites: Fajitas and Quesadillas! Ingredients 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 onion, diced ¾ tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. garlic salt fresh cracked pepper 1 (9-oz) bag Johnsonville Flame Grilled Southwestern Chicken Breasts Mexican Blend Cheese Tortillas Instructions 1. Add a little olive oil to a skillet and then add diced onion and bell peppers. Cook on medium heat until softened, stirring frequently. Add chili powder, garlic salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Remove onions and peppers from skillet and onto a ... Read more


via: This is seriously one of my favorite recipes for the crockpot because well its super fast and super easy. This is also what I bring to Tyler’s family holiday meals.  Everyone always raves about it. All it takes is an onion, some seasoning, a whole chicken and your trusty slow cooker. This crockpot whole chicken … Ingredients 1 5 lb roasting chicken 1 large onion 2 tbs olive oil 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp salt 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp thyme 1 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper Instructions Quarter one onion and place ... Read more

Easy Meatloaf Recipe

via: Easy Meatloaf Recipe: Are you looking for a wonderful meatloaf recipe? This easy crock pot recipe is one of my favorite ways to make meatloaf. These simple steps produce the delicious homemade favorite every time. Cuisine: American Serves: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 2 eggs, beaten ¾ c milk 3 slices of bread torn into small pieces 1 t salt ½ t pepper 1 c ketchup, divided 2 lbs ground beef ½ c onion, diced 1 oz pkg ranch salad dressing mix INSTRUCTIONS Combine your eggs, milk, bread crumbs, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add ½ c of ketchup and the ... Read more

Ranch pork chops in the crock pot?!

Package of pork chops 1 can of Cream of Chicken soup 1 packet dry Ranch dressing mix In crockpot layer pork chops, add the cream of chicken soup, then sprinkle dry Ranch dressing all over. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours OR Low for 6 hours. The pork chops come out very tender and the flavor is amazing! You also get a good gravy for mashed potatoes.

Healthy, Mediterranean-flavored lentil soup

via: This simple vegan lentil soup recipe comes together quickly with mostly pantry ingredients. Be sure to have your ingredients prepped and ready before you start cooking! Recipe yields four large bowls of soup, or six more modest servings. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow or white onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 4 garlic cloves, pressed or minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 large can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained 1 cup brown or green lentils, picked over and rinsed 4 cups vegetable broth 2 ... Read more

Traditional Italian Lasagna, made with a Bolognese Ragu and cheese sauce

via: One of the most loved foods in the world! This is a lasagna made the traditional Italian way, with a slow cooked ragu and a béchamel sauce (“Besciamella”). There’s no ricotta – that’s the American-Italian version. Though it requires patience to make, it is worth every minute. The ragu bolognese is melt-in-you-mouth tender and the sauce is rich and thick. The cheese sauce is to die for. And when it’s layered up in the lasagne, it is a thing of beauty. Every bite is utterly divine! Recipe video is below and refer to the notes for how mine ... Read more

Cracked Out Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

via: Cracked Out Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole – great make ahead recipe! Only 6 ingredients!! Bacon, cheddar cheese, tater tots, eggs, milk, Ranch mix. Can refrigerate or freeze for later. Great for breakfast. lunch or dinner. Everyone loves this easy breakfast! Ingredients 2 lb bacon 1 (30-32oz) bag frozen tater tots 1 (1oz) package Ranch dressing mix 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 8 eggs 2 cups milk Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet, cook bacon. Chop cooked bacon into pieces. In a large bowl, toss together tater tots, cooked bacon, and cheeses. Pour into a ... Read more

Starbucks Double Chocolate Brownies {Copycat Recipe} – Rich, fudgy, chewy, easy, no mixer recipe that tastes just like Starbucks!!

via: Starbucks Double Chocolate Brownies {Copycat Recipe} YIELD: ONE 8-INCH SQUARE PAN TOTAL TIME: ABOUT 2.5 HOURS, FOR COOLING PREP TIME: ABOUT 5 MINUTES COOK TIME: ABOUT 25 TO 30 MINUTES The brownies are rich, fudgy, not cakey, perfectly chewy, and so easy to make. One bowl, no mixer, and studded with chocolate chunks. You can save yourself the $2.45 per brownie and DIY. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chunks, divided DIRECTIONS: Preheat ... Read more

Bacon Cheddar Broccoli Salad

via: This simple low carb bacon cheddar broccoli salad is great for a picnic or potluck. The creamy dressing is sweetened with all natural stevia. The tangy creamy dressing makes this broccoli bacon cheese salad a winner. Bacon Cheddar Broccoli Salad Ingredients 1 bunch fresh broccoli, cut in small pieces 3/4 cup mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 3 packets stevia or other sugar substitute 6 slices bacon, cooked crisp then chopped 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1/4 cup onion, chopped (optional) 1/4 cup roasted sunflower seeds (optional) Instructions Lightly steam broccoli for a minute or two. Drain and cool. In a ... Read more

Singapore noodles

via: Homemade Singapore Mei Fun-stir fried thin rice noodles with pork, shrimp, peppers and Chinese cabbage. Ingredients 100g dried rice noodles 6 to 8 whole Shrimp (peeled and deveined) 2 whole Eggs 1 cup Shredded Napa Cabbage ½ cup shredded carrot ½ cup shredded red onion 1 fresh green pepper, shredded (I use half green and half red) 1 scallion or green onion, cut into 2 inch sections ⅓ cup Chinese Char Siu or sausage, finely sliced or shredded ½ +1 tablespoon vegetable oil ½ tablespoon golden curry powder Stir fry sauce 1 tablespoon cooking wine ½ tablespoon light ... Read more

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup – delicious and easy weeknight dinner.

via: Tools Used to Make This Recipe Slow cooker Potato masher Knife Cutting board Measuring spoons and cups Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup This slow cooker black bean soup is a delicious and easy dinner that will earn it’s place into your regular dinner rotation. Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 10 hours Total Time 10 hours 20 minutes Servings 8 servings Calories 231 kcal Ingredients 1 medium onion diced 1 red bell pepper diced 1 green bell pepper diced 1 can diced tomatoes undrained (14.5 ounce) 3 celery stalks chopped 1 jalapeno pepper deseeded and diced 3 cloves fresh garlic minced 1 pound dry black beans rinsed 1 tsp salt or more to taste ½ tsp black pepper 1 tsp hot sauce I used Texas Pete 1 Tablespoon paprika 2 Tablespoon chili powder 2 tablespoons cumin 2 leaves bay 6.5 cups vegetable stock I used 6.5 cups ... Read more

Chili Lime Shrimp Cups

via: Chili Lime Shrimp Cups – These mini cups are perfect to serve at a party and are great warm or cold. You can make the wonton shells a day in advance; just keep at room temperature in an airtight container. Chili Lime Baked Shrimp Cups Recipe PREP 25mins COOK 20mins TOTAL 45mins Wonton wrappers are baked in the oven until crisp, filled with arugula, a lime sour cream, and then topped with a big juicy chili-lime shrimp. You can make the wonton shells in advance, but assemble the cups with the arugula, sour cream and shrimp just before serving. See below ... Read more

One Pot Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

via: INGREDIENTS: 1 pound spaghetti 1 pound cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 zucchini, thinly sliced and quartered 2/3 cup peas 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 sprigs thyme Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/3 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup heavy cream DIRECTIONS: In a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium high heat, combine spaghetti, mushrooms, zucchini, peas, garlic, thyme and 4 1/2 cups water; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until pasta is cooked through and liquid has reduced, about 8-10 minutes. Stir in ... Read more