Sweet Potato Waffles

Evening meals can have a different twist. Our Chicken and Sweet Potato Waffles satisfies the taste buds and so delicious. Each time I visit Los Angeles, I am reminded of chicken and waffles.  I decided to twist the waffles with sweet potatoes.   Check it out!  What’s your twist?  Advertisements

Squash Mixer

Jazz up your squash with a healthlier twist!  Ingredients: 3 large yellow squash, sliced 3 large zucchini, sliced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper 3 tablespoons butter or ghee 1 tablespoon Agave Nectar (100% pure sweetener), optional Directions: Heat butter in a large skillet. Add sliced onion, and…

Chicken Tostada Salad

This recipe was inspired by a Tostada Salad that one of my cousins prepared at a family event this past week. It was very delicious. I’m sure that my version is completely different from hers, but here’s my twist:

Lemon Pie Turnovers

These Lemon Pie Turnovers are filled with lemon pie filling or you may use lemon curd. I used 5”x 5” puff pastry squares. The turnovers are so easy to make. Some of the squares were cut in half to make smaller turnovers for appetizers. Since each turnover is an individual serving, you may freeze them…

Vegetable Pasta Salad

If you can boil water, you can make this dish, it’s that simple.   Ingredients: 12 oz. Tri-Color Rotini or Garden Style Twirls pasta 1 1/4 cups Extra-virgin Oil Italian Vinaigrette 1/2 cup Pepperoni minis 1/2 cup sliced black olives, drained 1 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 1/4 cup green bell pepper,…

Okra and Tomatoes

You may want to add shrimp or sliced sausages to your okra and tomatoes and serve over rice for a complete meal.

Dirty Rice

This rice takes a little time to prepare but definitely worth it. Enjoy!  Ingredients: 2 cups parboiled rice 4 cups chicken stock 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium-size onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1/3 cup red bell pepper 1/3 cup yellow bell pepper 1/3 cup green bell pepper 1/2 fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 cup…

Granola Bars

This recipe list a lot of ingredients; however you don’t have to use as many ingredients as did and it will still be wonderful.  I had 5 people test this recipe and they all thought that it was delicious.  One person said that it was excellent.  If you give it a try let me know what you think; and…

Chicken Tetrazzini

This is one of my favorite casseroles.  I often use a rotisserie chicken to save time. Ingredients: 1 rotisserie or cooked chicken (shredded without the skin) 1 pound linguine or spaghetti, cooked and drained 1/2 cup onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped 8 tablespoons butter or buttery spread 8…

Brandy Punch

I had some left over Brandy from my fruitcakes that I made this year. Occasionally, I’ll try to fix a drink for my husband to see up I can come up with. He said that this one was good.

Smoked Salmon Spread

Easy and delicious appetizer!  Ingredients: 1 (14.75) oz. can salmon, drained and flaked (remove skin and bones) 1 8-oz. package cream cheese (softened) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons grated red onion 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1/2 tablespoon chopped black olives 1/4 teaspoon salt (preferably smoked salt) 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon fresh dill, chopped…