Red Beans and Rice

We’ve made this a couple times and we like it. A lot. Started with mr emmeril and went from there Red Beans with Ham Hocks and rice Ingredients: 1 cup chopped onions (super fine) 1/2 cup chopped celery (super thin) 2 tablespoons minced garlic (4-6 cloves) 3 hot links, cut into bite size chunks 2…

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Tofu with Black Beans and Garlic

Was finally cleaning out my stack of recipes I had saved for some day. Some day finally arrived and this one got to make an attempt at staying in the wilker recipe app! This originated in fitness magazine, i changed it up a little bit with pre cooking the tofu, adding some pickled jalapenos, and skipping…

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Bacon and Cheese Custards

Needed something for breakfast, so i went with this recipe from CL Original recipe called for red peppers, swiss cheese and 2% milk…  I had a hatch chili, added a serrano for some heat, had almond milk in the fridge, and used mozzarella cheese. Verdict: weird to have custard texture with savory flavors. Kind of…

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Spicy Butternut Squash, Lentil and Feta Salad

So, i thought I had made this recipe, but after i started to write down what exactly i had created, i figured out, i had started with this recipe as an “idea” and pretty much swapped out all the pieces to still create something yummy! Spicy Butternut Squash, Lentil and Feta Salad Ingredients: 3/4 cup green…

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Salted Caramel-Chocolate Dump Cake

Not sure what rabbit hole i went down to find this recipe, but it was great find! It was our “annual” gals night, drag queen movie time! This seemed the best desert for the night! Ingredients: 1 small (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding 1 1/2 cups cold milk 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist Devil’s Food cake mix…

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Salted Double Chocolate Ice cream

I saw this recipe when i was down some crazy rabbit hole…  And i finally got all the pieces together and was able to make it! I couldn’t get the coconut milk to behave, so i just plopped the top stuff in the can into the blender. SALTED DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM Ice cream base…

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Sausage and Polenta Breakfast Casserole

I woke up wanting something interesting for breakfast. I went to “my recipes”  on CL and my folder to try – breakfast and this was the first item! I had 2 buffalo sausage and some spanish chorrizo in the fridge, no green onion, but i never so, but i did have some chopped red onion…

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Meatballs Stroganoff – crockpot

Found this in “everyday low-carb slow cooker cookbook” – right – who knew such a thing existed – yeah for public libraries! IT is listed as an appetizer but i went with calling it dinner – made about 6 servings with a bag of the no yolk egg noodles. Ingredients: 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 cubes…

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Fresh Salsa

I’ve always thought fresh made salsa was silly – what’s wrong with pace…. Then we finally had a year when we had too many tomatoes to eat before they went bad!! I started here, and i think the secret ingredient is cumin!   Ingredients: 5-6 fresh tomatoes 2 slices of red onion 1 jalapeno 1-2…

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easy crockpot sriracha honey meatballs

So, the hubby sent me this recipe, for wings… Hubby doesn’t like chicken on the bone (although i love them), so i figured, hey, let’s try this with meatballs! Pretty tasty! Easy Crockpot Sriracha Honey Meatballs Ingredients: 3 pounds frozen meatballs 1/2 cup sriracha sauce (Huy Fong Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, the one with the…

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