Herbed Tomato Vinaigrette

Herbed Tomato Vinaigrette

from the kitchen of Ingrid Black, This easy and versatile salad dressing isn’t tied exclusively to greens; it does well over grilled meats, fish, pasta, and vegetables. Ingredients: 1/4 c red wine vinegar 1/2 tsp kosher salt 2 tsp honey 1/2 tsp pepper 1 c extra virgin olive oil 2 1/2 tsp minced garlic 1

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Greek Lentil Salad

Greek Lentil Salad

from the kitchen of Ingrid Carlton, This upscale salad features unexpected lentils and bulgur, two excellent sources of protein, and makes a tasty light supper. Ingredients: 1 1/2 c water 3/4 c bulgur wheat 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 c dry lentils 2 c water 2 medium tomatoes cut into thin wedges 1 small cucumber quartered

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

    Who doesn’t love a hot bowl of soup on a cold day? The fresh tomatoes and basil give this recipe a divine, garden-goodness taste. Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour   Ingredients: 1 tbs olive oil 1 c chopped onion 2 clove garlic minced 8 large quartered

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Better Than Fried Shrimp Recipe

Better Than Fried Shrimp Recipe

Here’s a fabulous alternative to deep-fried shrimp. Coating the shrimp with panko breadcrumbs, spraying with cooking spray and then baking give this appetizer a breaded shrimp taste without all the saturated fat and calories of deep-frying. —Cher Schwartz, Ellisville, Missouri Total Time: PT30M Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups 1-1/2 panko (Japanese) breadcrumbs 2 large egg whites

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Quick and Easy Chicken Dishes for the Palette

Quick and Easy Chicken Dishes for the Palette

Chicken is one of the all-time favorite food. Both kids and adults enjoy having chicken whether in their sandwiches, salads, pasta, as appetizers and as full meals. On the plus side, it is relatively inexpensive and can be quite easy to prepare. It is a good source of protein, zinc, and iron and depending on

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Eating your Tofu, Quick and Easy Recipes

Eating your Tofu, Quick and Easy Recipes

Tofu is one of the healthier foods that you should incorporate in your diet. It is low in cholesterol and calories yet it is high in protein and vitamins. Also known as bean curd, tofu is often used in soups. It is quite easy to prepare and with some quick and easy recipes, you can

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Avocado Wrapped in Prosciutto

Avocado Wrapped in Prosciutto

Adapted from BHG Holiday Appetizers magazine. The dressing can be made ahead and kept in the fridge, but don’t prepare the avocados until just before serving or they will turn brown. Total Time: 15mins Most Helpful To combine prosciutto with avocado never occurred to me but when I saw this recipe it appealed to me

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Antipasto Appetizer Cheese Board

Antipasto Appetizer Cheese Board

Learn how to build the absolute PERFECT antipasto platter! It’s unbelievably easy and sure to be a crowd-pleaser for all your guests! Served with cured meats, fresh cheeses, artichoke hearts, olives, nuts, peppers, and    Ingredients: 8 oz bocconcini 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs chopped fresh parsley leaves   pinch of crushed red pepper

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
A Pasta Meal in a Flash, Quick and Easy Recipes

A Pasta Meal in a Flash, Quick and Easy Recipes

Pasta meals are pretty easy to cook. The pasta itself just needs to be placed in boiling water and can be cooked in 10 to 15 minutes, depending on the type of pasta of course. And while the pasta is boiling you can already prepare your desired sauce, whether it may be tomato based, pesto

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Antipasto Salad with Tortellini

Antipasto Salad with Tortellini

Serve this easy Antipasto Salad with Tortellini when you use refrigerated cheese tortellini. You’ll definitely get requests for this antipasto salad!   Ingredients: 1 env. good seasons Italian dressing mix 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup Heinz distilled white vinegar 3 tablespoons water 2 packages (9 oz. each) refrigerated cheese tortellini, cooked, rinsed 1 small

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

  Why make a run for the border when you can sink your teeth into a mouth-watering Mexican meal right in the comfort of your own kitchen. Here’s how we do it chicken style Ingredients 3 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless (1 lb.), cut in strips 2 Tbsp. lime juice 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar 1

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Lemon Chicken with Feta

Lemon Chicken with Feta

By Kevin Wolfley, It doesn’t matter how good something is for you if it doesn’t taste good! This is one of those recipes that tastes so good you can’t believe it’s also good for you. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Serving size: 6 Calories per serving: 95   Ingredients: 2 lb boneless,

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Layered Zucchini Parmigiana

Layered Zucchini Parmigiana

from the kitchen of Brian Mellott; simplybudgeted.com Parmigiana is a classy and tasty way to use the abundance of home-grown zucchini many gardeners have at the end of the season. For those who are dairy intolerant, this recipe can be made substituting water for the milk and omitting the cheese. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Kielbasa Tinfoil Dinner

Kielbasa Tinfoil Dinner

from the kitchen of Daniel Treadwell, This upscale tinfoil dinner would be a perfect meal anytime. Prep it in the morning and cook it in the evening. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serving size: 2 Calories per serving: 322 Ingredients: 2 large red potatoes chopped into 1-inch pieces 1 lb lean kielbasa cut into 2 inch thick slices 1 medium yellow

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Grilled Veggie Pizza

Grilled Veggie Pizza

Grilled Veggie Pizza From the kitchen of Kaycee Leishman Tries this pizza at a campout for a fun and healthy change from the typical hot dog roast. Just pop it onto an oiled veggie roaster or use tinfoil with holes poked into it to cover your grill grate.   Ingredients: 1/3 c mayonnaise 3 clove garlic minced 1 tbsp

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Freezer Calzone

Freezer Calzone

By Connie Lynn Carlson A fun and easy way to put freezer-prepped meats to work are in a calzone. In about 30 minutes, you can have a hearty and tasty dinner on the table – one that family members can quickly help prepare. Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Yield: 8-10 calzones  Serving size: 1 Calories per

countinue reading
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,