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butternut squash casserole

Butternut Squash Casserole

Make butternut squash the star of the show at dinner this week.  This flavorful veggie makes a beautiful presentation and is very good.

I love that most grocers now sell butternut squash cubed which makes it easy to use this veggie more often.  Just a few added ingredients and 1 hour in the oven.  Makes a great company’s coming side dish.  Continue reading

tomato florentine soup

Tomato Florentine Soup

It doesn’t have to be cold outside to enjoy a light, flavorful soup.  This one is a great year-round choice. A simple list of basic ingredients combines to create a tasty meal.  Let your crockpot do the work while you go about your day.  This smells great & tastes delicious. To make a more robust meal, add Italian sausage or meatballs to the soup. Continue reading

bourbon peach pork

Pork Chops with Bourbon Peach Sauce

This is one of our favorite one-dish pork entrees that combines the sweetness of peaches with the southern flavor bourbon brings to an entree.  This is a skillet meal that is quite delicious! If you are looking for a new recipe for pork chops, this is one you will want to try.

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Teriyaki Chicken

I’m starting off the week with a great grilling option since the summer is practically HERE!  I love this chicken entree on the grill because it has great flavor and nice presentation as an outdoor  meal.  The pineapple rings add a nice touch and to top it off, it is a low carb, diabetic and heart healthy option.

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chicken santa fe

Chicken Santa Fe

Trying to create that wonderful Mexican shredded chicken you get when you eat at your favorite Mexican restaurant?  Wait until you see how easy it is to make a comparable version at home!  Just 4 ingredients and a crock pot– YES- that is all it takes and this chicken dish is so versatile, you will find a number ways to serve it.  As a bonus it is heart healthy, diabetic friendly and low carb.

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pt apricot chtney

Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Chutney

Pork Tenderloin is one of those meats that “scares” some people.  Everyone is worried about whether it is done enough, so it tends to get overcooked and dried out.  Many home cooks avoid it altogether.  The secret to perfect pork is learning to use a meat thermometer.  Get yours out and give this recipe a try.  Take my word for it….trust the thermometer for perfect results every time. Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken

When you mention buffalo sauce and bleu cheese dressing, my heart flutters.  I am “in love” with the -kickin- flavor of buffalo sauce and I also have an obsession with the chunky goodness that a blob ( that’s Texan for heaping amount)  of bleu cheese dressing gives to a dish, so when I started making this buffalo chicken in my crockpot about 2 years ago, I came up with a never ending list of ways to serve it. Last night it was on a baked potato.  But to see the full array of uses, keep reading.

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