Archives for January 2014

(Lightened Up) Chicken Sausage Alfredo Bake

Pasta bakes are one of my husband’s favorite dishes. I threw this one together using whatever “healthy” options I had available in my refrigerator and pantry. The “healthy” portions it consists of are: whole wheat pasta, al fresco chicken sausage, and light alfredo sauce. Six cheese Italian blend rounds out the dish, topped with grated […]

Crispy Oatmeal Date Cookies

mounds of cookie dough before baking These cookies spread out quite a bit; Make sure you leave at least two inches space between each mound.           One of my husband’s favorite kinds of cookies are oatmeal. I often make him pudding cookies with rolled oats, but occasionally he is in the mood for something crunchier. […]

Fudge Oatmeal Reese Peanut Butter Chip Pudding Cookies

Have you ever eaten no bake chocolate oatmeal drop cookies? This recipe I came up with is reminiscent of those, but in pudding chip cookie form. They have the fudgy base, chewy oats, and lots of peanut butter flavor from the Reese chips. These cookies were a hit with my four year old daughter, and […]

Sausage Noodle Soup

I threw this sausage noodle soup together on a whim a couple of months ago. It has beef broth, chicken broth, vidalia onion, egg noodles, kielbasa sausage, and spinach inside. For a basic soup, it is very hearty and quite tasty. My husband loved it, although next time I will use fresh spinach instead of […]

Party Rainbow Chip Fudge

Two of my favorite recipes to experiment with are pudding chip cookies and fudge. Looking at my Pinterest profile the other day, I realized that one of my most popular posts is of my birthday cake white chocolate pudding cookies.  Branching off from that idea, I decided to make white chocolate fudge with my favorite […]

Brownie Topped White Chocolate Pudding Chip Cookie Bars

The base layer of white chocolate chip cookie dough pouring the brownie batter over the cookie dough spreading the brownie batter to all sides of the pan The bars are done when a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Two layers of extreme deliciousness A while back, I tried something new with my […]

Cauliflower Macaroni & Cheese

Last week my mom put together a delicious ham dinner for New Year’s Day. Always a gracious host, she sent us home with lots of leftover ham, our favorite rosa maria fruit salad, and plenty of vegetables. This included a huge head of cauliflower that was not cut into. So what is a small family […]