Easy and healthy recipes for the busy family to get on the table



yield: 12 to 16 servings prep time: 1 hour cook time: 15 minutes total time: 1 hour 15 minutes INGREDIENTS: For the Crust: 2 cups finely crushed pretzels 3 tablespoons granulated sugar ¾ cup salted butter, melted For the Filling: 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 8 ounces Cool Whip [...]

STRAWBERRY PRETZEL SALAD2017-04-05T10:32:36-06:00



3 (14.5oz) cans white beans (I use 48 oz jar "Randall" Great Northern) 1 TBLS canola oil 1 med jalapeño pepper, minced 1-2 med poblano peppers, chopped 1 large onion 4 garlic cloves, minced Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper 1/2 TBLS ground cumin 11/2 TSP ground coriander 1 TSP ancho chili powder 4 CUPS [...]

WHITE CHICKEN CHILI2017-04-05T10:31:50-06:00

Salmon Bisque


Ingredients: 4 green onions (minced) 2 cloves of garlic (minced) 1 dozen mushrooms (sliced) 5 TBS butter (2 to sauté and 3 for white sauce) 1 lb of tomato bits 2 cans of chicken broth 1 lb salmon 3 TBS flour 1 cup of cream Parsley (garnish) 1. Sauté onions, mushrooms and garlic in 2TBS [...]

Salmon Bisque2017-04-05T10:30:55-06:00

To Die For Chocolate Bundt Cake:


Ingredients: 1 package Devil's Food cake mix 1 small package of chocolate instant pudding 4 large eggs 1 cup of sour cream 1/2 cup of vegetable oil 1/2 cup of water 1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips Flour for Bundt pan Powdered sugar Steps: 1. Blend all ingredients (except chocolate chips) with electric mixer [...]

To Die For Chocolate Bundt Cake:2017-04-05T10:30:07-06:00

Cranberry Nut Bread


Ingredients: 4 cups of flour 2 cups white sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 3 cups cranberries cut in half 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup of orange juice 4 tbsp melted margarine 4 tbsp hot water 1 cup chopped nuts Directions: Sift the first 5 ingredients, blending well. Mix egg, juice and [...]

Cranberry Nut Bread2017-04-05T10:29:13-06:00

Pasta with Asparagus and Sun-Dried tomatoes


Ingredients: 1/3 cup pine nuts 8 oz bow tie pasta 14 medium spears of asparagus peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 tbsp olive oil 4 large cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup drained oil packed sun-dried tomatoes 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 2 oz (1/3 cup) garlic and fine herbs Boursin cheese 1 tbsp fresh [...]

Pasta with Asparagus and Sun-Dried tomatoes2017-04-05T10:28:29-06:00

Snickers Blitz Dip


Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla greek yogurt 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter 1/2 cup chopped snickers Apple slices for dipping Directions: Whisk together vanilla greek yogurt and peanut butter Stir in chopped snickers. Additional chopped snickers can be added for garnish Serve with apple slices

Snickers Blitz Dip2017-04-05T10:27:22-06:00

Pork Chop Goodness


1 lb. pork chops 1 cup beef broth 2 tsp. mustard 2 T. parsley 1 tsp. paprika salt/pepper to taste 1 can (or fresh) sliced mushrooms (optional) 6 stalks green onion 1 cup sour cream rice (white, brown or cous cous) Brown chops in large skillet. Mix together broth, mustard, parsley, paprika, salt, pepper, mushrooms [...]

Pork Chop Goodness2017-04-05T10:22:35-06:00

Easy Monkey Bread


Ingredients: 2 large cans of refrigerated flakey biscuits 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 cups of butter (1 and a half sticks) 1/2 chopped nuts (optional) Directions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Put your butter, sugar and cinnamon in a small sauce pan on low Grease your bundt pan with the butter [...]

Easy Monkey Bread2017-04-05T09:59:12-06:00



Ingredients: 1 Large onion 2 Peppers (your favorite kind) Frontera Classic Fajita Skillet Sauce with chipotle + Lime 1 lb of Steak or Chicken Tortillas Salt and pepper to taste Any of your favorite toppings (Sour cream, Guacamole, Cheese, tomatoes) Directions Make your babysitter or husband cut your onions and peppers for you Brown peppers [...]

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