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2022-07-28 20:01
 This is perfect for summer or anytime.I’ve used sliced strawberries, but you can use with berries you like.4 bananas1 c. each: chopped strawberries, chopped fresh pineapple3/4 c… Read More
2022-07-16 07:15
 This is perfect for summer or anytime.4 salmon fillets1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, granulated garlic2 - 3 T. oil1 - 2 T. balsamic vinegar Preheat grill pan to medium high heat, lo… Read More
2022-07-03 06:26
 This is perfect for the 4th of July, summer, tailgating, game day or anytime.I’ve used a grill pan, this is great on an outdoor grill or under the broiler too.1 1/2 - 2 lb. bonel… Read More
2022-06-25 20:19
This is perfect for summer or anytime. Enjoy!2 c. cold water1/4 - 1/3 c. sweetener (optional)1/2 c. fresh lemon juiceCut lemons in half, juice lemons into a cup, set aside in… Read More
2022-06-18 03:03
Happy Fathers Day all! This is great way to honor dad on Fathers Day or anytime. I’ve used a grill pan but this also works on the grill or under the broiler too.4 steaks1/4 t… Read More
2022-06-08 21:57
This is a great recipe if you are following a Keto diet, want to reduce carbs or anytime. Ground round was used, feel free to use what ground beef  you like. 2 lb. lean beef (… Read More
2022-06-03 06:34
This is perfect as a spice rub or on fruit as a spicy snack.2 - 3 T.  chili powder1/4 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. each:  lime zest, onion powder In a small bowl combine: chili powd… Read More
2022-05-26 22:44
No words right now, heartbroken.19 innocent little ones taken from us too soon.No new recipe posted for this week.Prayers, thoughts, peace, love for Texas Read More
2022-05-21 08:13
This is perfect for leftovers or anytime.1 bag boil in bag rice3 c. water2 - 3 c. cooked beef, cut into chunks 1 - 2  T. each: low sodium soy sauce, seseme seedsLime zest1 tsp. eac… Read More
2022-05-14 19:23
 This is perfect for a spring supper or anytime. 2 - 3 c. sliced cooked chicken 1 lime: juice and zest1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper (to taste)1/8 tsp. red pepper flak… Read More
2022-05-08 00:08
This is perfect for a Mothers Day dinner or anytime.1 lb. salmon fillets1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper1/2 - 2/3?c. each: white wine, water1/3 c. chopped leeks, chopped onions1/4 c. shallots1 ts… Read More
2022-04-29 01:52
 This is perfect while watching the draft, game night or anytime.I’ve used jalapeños, but you can use poblano peppers or mild peppers instead.8 whole jalapeños … Read More
2022-04-17 00:29
This is a perfect as a side dish or anytime.2 - 3 c. fresh spinach3 c. water1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper1 T. butterRinse spinach through a colander and snip of ends. Run cold water for a… Read More
2022-04-09 16:22
This is perfect for watching baseball or anytime. I’ve used pre cooked sausages but you can use what you like.4 stadium kielbasa sausages1 sliced onion4 hot bunsNon stick cooking… Read More
2022-04-02 02:02
This is perfect for Lent or anytime.1 - 1  1/2 lb thawed shrimp1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper1/4 tsp. sliced fresh ginger 3 T. olive oil1 - 2 T. low sodium soy sauce1 each chopp… Read More
2022-03-26 03:19
 Spring is here and soon it will be time for picnics, Easter barbecues, getting together outdoors.This is a great way to add spice to your next gathering, sandwich or salad. You ca… Read More
2022-03-19 04:06
This is perfect for watching March Madness or anytime.16 - 24 oz. frozen tater 16 - 24 oz2 - 3 T.  olive oil1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, granulated garlicNon stick cooking sprayPin… Read More
2022-03-11 04:14
 Today’s National Ranch Dressing day.This is perfect for salads, as a dip and with chicken wings.1/3 c. each: reduced sour cream, light mayo2 T. lowfat milk1 T. lemon juice1/4 tsp… Read More
2022-03-04 04:13
Prayers, thoughts, peace for everybody in Ukraine dealing with the Russian invasion.On the left side of this blog are links to some organizations that are helping with relief efforts for Ukr… Read More
2022-02-26 23:03
 This is perfect for brunch or anytime.2 medium grapefruits 1/8 c. each: oil, brown sugarPreheat broiler.Cut grapefruits in half and place grapefruits on cooking sheet.Brush oil on… Read More
2022-02-19 13:00
This is perfect for a quick breakfast, snack or anytime. 1 loaf french breadNon stick cooking spray2 avocados mashed1 garlic, crushed chopped1/ 4 c. each: diced tomatoes, onions, b… Read More
2022-02-12 16:31
 This is perfect for game day, an easy meal, company or any time.1 loaf French bread baguette1/2 c. each: pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, chopped bell pepper, chopped onion, sl… Read More
2022-02-02 08:36
Groundhog Day is this week.This is perfect whether the groundhog sees his shadow or not.1 - 1 1/2 lb. beef chuck, cut into chunks6 c. low sodium beef broth1 medium onion chopped2 medium pota… Read More
2022-01-28 01:01
This is perfect for lunch, a light dinner or anytime.I used sliced cheddar cheese, but you can use what cheese you like.8 slices each: bread, cheeseNon stick cooking spray2 - 3 T. softened b… Read More
2022-01-23 03:06
​This is an easy recipe for a weeknight dinner or anytime. 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs1/4 - 2/3 c. flour (regular or gluten free)1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper2 - 4… Read More
2022-01-14 03:02
​My mother got this recipe from our family friend Hilda. My mom would make this for get togethers.This is perfect for gameday or anytime.Enjoy!1 box Veleeta cheese 32 oz1 jar ( 8… Read More
2022-01-07 20:10
​Prayers, peace for everybody dealing with the aftermath of wildfires that happened.The wildfires ripped through Colorado, devastated,   displaced many families by destroying… Read More
2021-12-29 16:48
​This is perfect for holiday leftovers or anytime.I’ve used ham, what this is great for Turkey and even roast beef too.8 oz. ham 4 slices cheese12 dinner rolls 2 - 3 T… Read More
2021-12-24 04:22
​Happy holidays all! My mother got this recipe from our family friend Hilda. My mom would make this for Christmas.This is perfect for the holidays or anytime.Enjoy!1 box Velv… Read More
2021-12-18 02:08
​Prayers, thoughts, peace for everybody dealing with after the aftermath of tornadoes that happened last and this week.The tornadoes that ripped through Kentucky and Midwestern states… Read More
2021-12-11 22:29
This is perfect for the holidays or anytime.1 package prepared pie crust (2 crusts)6 apples (peeled and sliced)1/2 - 3/4 c sugar adjust amount1 tsp. each: cinnamon, lemon juicePinch nutmeg (… Read More
2021-12-04 07:21
This is perfect for fall or anytime.1 can mushroom soup1 lb. boneless chicken thighs1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, granulated garlic, dried parsley flakes2 - 3 T. oil1/4 - 1/2 c. reduced fat m… Read More
2021-11-27 03:00
This is perfect for watching the game, using leftovers,or anytime.I've used a regular skillet, but this recipe also works on a grill pan.Sandwiches8 slices bread4 - 8 slices turkey4 slices S… Read More
2021-11-19 03:36
This is a quick and easy recipe for dinner or anytime.I’ve used canned organic tomatoes, but if you use regular diced tomatoes instead.1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1 ca… Read More
2021-11-13 00:58
This is perfect as a side dish or anytime.4 medium potatoes peeled and shredded2 - 4 T. olive oil1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper1 clove fresh garlic crushed and chopped1/8 c. flour (adjust… Read More
2021-11-01 13:09
This recipe is a simple one.Democracy’s not a spectator sport.In some states, Tuesday November 2nd. is Election Day.If you’re still in line by 8 pm., they have to let you vote, s… Read More
2021-10-30 06:31
This is perfect for tailgating, game day or anytime.I’ve used a grill pan, this is great on an outdoor grill or under the broiler too.I’ve used a lean beef roast but you can use… Read More
2021-10-21 21:37
This was inspired by a Brady Bunch episode.This can be served hot or cold.Enjoy!I’ve used low sodium chicken broth, but you can used vegetable broth, if needed.4 medium potatoes diced1… Read More
2021-10-08 02:44
This is perfect on popcorn, for sautéing or even on corn.1 stick (1/2 c.) butter cut up1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, granulated garlic, dried parsleypinch of red pepper flakesRem… Read More
2021-10-01 06:27
Who doesn’t love pizza.When you want pizza, but don’t feel like getting takeout, try this.This is perfect for game night, movie night or anytime.Our family loves the frozen chees… Read More
2021-09-24 01:10
Happy autumn all!This is perfect for fall or anytime.2 - 3 medium zucchini shredded2 - 3 T. olive oil1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, parsley1 - 2 cloves fresh garlic crushed and chopped1… Read More
2021-09-10 01:20
This is perfect as a summer side dish or anytime.2 each sliced: Roma tomatoes, peaches, 1/2 c. feta cheese cut into chunks1 medium head romaine lettuceDressing:1 clove crushed, chopped… Read More
2021-08-27 17:55
This is perfect for the hot days of summer or anytime.2 -3 c. seeded, chopped watermelon1 - 2 Roma tomatoes chopped1 clove garlic (crushed and chopped)1/4 tsp. pepper1/8 tsp. salt (optional)… Read More
2021-08-13 07:42
This recipe is inspired by my niece Becky.2 - 3 c. almond milk1 c. blueberries1/2 c. each: pineapple chunks, pineapple juiceRinse blueberries in a colander.Open up a can of pineapple chunks… Read More
2021-08-03 02:14
 This is perfect for summer.I’ve used a grill pan but you can do this on the grill outside instead.2 - 3 zucchinis sliced3 T. approx. olive oil1 clove garlic: crushed chopped1/8… Read More
2021-07-28 05:44
Need a quick an easy dessert for a get together, try this.I’ve use sugar-free ice cream but you can use what ice cream you like.1 - 1 1/2 c. ice cream1 c. cold water1 - 2 tsp. espresso… Read More
2021-07-24 23:52
This is perfect for company or anytime.4 - 6 oz. each: gin, sakeIcePlace 4 martini glasses in freezer to chill for a few minutes.For each cocktail:For one shot of gin & sake in the cockt… Read More
2021-07-24 05:37
This is perfect for company or anytime.4 - 6 oz. each: gin, sakeIcePlace 4 martini glasses in freezer to chill for a few minutes.For each cocktail:For one shot of gin & sake in the cockt… Read More
2021-07-15 01:48
Happy Bastille Day. This is perfect to celebrate the French holiday or anytime.4 - 6 oz gin2 oz. vermouth1 T. Triple sec.Ice cubesChill 4 clean martini glasses in freezer (5-10 min… Read More
2021-07-07 22:59
This is perfect for summer or anytime.I've used decaffeinated tea bags, but you can use regular tea bags if desired.8 c. cold water2 large tea bags 1/4 - 1/2 c. prepared simple syr… Read More
2021-07-01 20:46
Prayers, thoughts for Metro Detroiters in crisis after storms caused flooding and power outages last weekend.The storms produced a record 6 - 7 inches of rain in 24 hrs.Winds from the storms… Read More
2021-06-24 22:50
Prayers, thoughts for the families displaced after a building collapse in Surfside Fla.The building collapsed in the early hrs. of the morning Thursday.On the left side of the website are li… Read More
2021-06-19 08:46
Summer's almost here.This is perfect to celebrate summer or anytime.I've used sugar free Root Beer and sugar-free ice cream.But you can regular root beer and  ice cream that you like.6… Read More
2021-06-11 22:56
June's not only perfect for blooming flowers, but it's also a great month for get togethers.This is perfect to enjoy on a June evening, brunch or anytime.1 c. cranberry juice cocktail4 - 6 o… Read More
2021-06-04 02:42
This is perfect for summer or anytime.2 sticks unsalted butter1 - 2 cloves , crushed, chopped garlic,Remove butter from refrigerator.  Remove butter from wrapper and place in… Read More
2021-05-28 22:25
Being a grownup is hard work.After a long day of adulting even we adults need a treat sometimes.1 - 2 c. prepared orange juice4 - 6  oz. VodkaCombine orange juice, vodka in a medium jar… Read More
2021-05-20 19:49
This is perfect for a weeknight meal or anytime.1 lb. beef strips1 - 2 T. oil1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepperPinch red pepper flakes1 T. each:  honey, seseme oil, lime juice1- 2 tsp. corn st… Read More
2021-05-16 03:24
This is my version of a diner classic.This is perfect for a Michigan May, where the weather can't make up its mind what it wants to be.1 - 2 lemons juiced2 eggs beaten8 c. low sodium chicken… Read More
2021-05-06 04:19
This is refreshing alternative to tomato salsa.It's perfect for Cinco de Mayo,  summer or anytime.2 c. watermelon1c. chopped bell pepper1 c. chopped onions1/4 tsp. each: pepper, salt1/8… Read More
2021-04-29 08:14
 This is a special post.My dads birthday is today. He made this for dinner one night for us.I've used precooked shrimp for this. You can adjust amount of orange juice used.1 lb. pr… Read More
2021-04-22 06:39
This is perfect for lunch or anytime.8 slices bread3 T. butter 4 slices each: lean cooked ham, cheeseNonstick cooking sprayPlace 8 slices of bread on a clean cookie sheet and butte… Read More
2021-04-16 05:36
This is perfect for an early April dinner or a get together.4 lb. beef roast 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper1/2 tsp. each: dried parsley, granulated garlic1/4 - 1/3 c. water1/8 c. olive oil… Read More
2021-04-09 01:53
This my version of the french classic, it's perfect for lunch or anytime.It's also a great way to use any holiday ham leftovers.8 slices bread1 - 2 eggs 2 T. butter 4 slices e… Read More
2021-04-02 00:15
Need a side dish for your Easter meal, try this.1 - 2 bunches fresh aspargus1/8 - 1/4 c. olive oil1/2 - 1 tsp. lemon juice1 clove garlic crushed, choppedNonstick cooking spray1/8 - 1/4 tsp… Read More
2021-03-26 02:40
This is perfect for a light lenten lunch or anytime.15 oz. (2 cans) tuna (packed in water)1/3 c. each: chopped celery, chopped onion1/4 - 1/3 c. light mayo (to taste)1/8 tsp. each: black pep… Read More
2021-03-17 06:15
This is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or anytime.2 T. each: oil, butter1 onion chopped1 clove garlic crushed, chopped1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper1/2 c. each:  heavy cream, sliced mu… Read More
2021-03-13 19:21
2 - 3 c. reduced fat greek yogurt1/8 1 tsp. sweetner (optional)1 banana peeled and chopped 1 drop vanilla extract (optional)Rinse berries through a strainer under running cold water.Rin… Read More
2021-03-05 00:49
Spring break begins soon.It's considered a rite of passage for many college & high school students.One destinations for spring breakers is Mexico.If you can't get away for spring break t… Read More
2021-02-26 04:03
This is perfect for lunch or anytime.I used swiss cheese but you can use what cheese you like.1 lb. lean ground beef8 slices each: bread4 slices each: swiss cheese1/8 - 1/4 c. butterNon stic… Read More
2021-02-20 08:07
This is perfect for lunch or anytime.1 1/4 c. flour1c. plain lowfat yogurt1 - 2 tsp. Baking powderPinch each: salt, pepper1 - 2 tsp. oil Combine 1 c. of flour, baking powder, salt, pepp… Read More
2021-02-12 22:19
Happy Lunar New Year!This is perfect for the New Year or anytime.I've used pre-cooked shrimp.You can also use fresh shrimp, make sure they are peeled, deveined, rinsed.1 - 1  1/2 lb tha… Read More
2021-02-06 05:53
Football fans are you ready for Sunday's big game this is perfect for watching a game, company or anytime.4 hoagie rolls1/2 - 3/4 c. each: pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, chopped be… Read More
2021-01-29 05:41
This is perfect for winter or anytime.1 bunch cleaned, finely chopped cauliflower 1/4 tsp. dried or fresh parsley1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper6 c. low sodium chicken broth4 T. flour1… Read More
2021-01-21 18:21
A cortado is equal parts milk to coffee.This is great for winter mornings or anytime.2 - 3 c. espresso or strong coffee1/8 - 1 tsp. sugar (optional)1/2 - 1 1/2 c. milkBrew coffee to desired… Read More
2021-01-11 07:48
Happy National Hot Toddy Day!This is perfect for winter or anytime.I've used decaffeinated tea, but you can use regular tea instead.2  - 3 c. cold water1 large tea bag1 - 1 1/2 oz. whis… Read More
2021-01-07 03:45
This is great as a quick salad or anytime.I've use balsamic vinegar but if you don't have that you can use red wine vinegar instead.You can also adjust the amount of oil used.Enjoy!2 roma to… Read More
2020-12-30 08:28
Need a healthy appetizer alternative New Years Eve or a gettogether, try this.14 oz. (1 can) salmon drained3/4 - 1 c. light cream cheese1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepperPinch each: gran… Read More
2020-12-26 02:06
This is great for brunch, holiday breakfast, as a side dish or anytime.I shredded potatoes, but you can use package shredded potatoes instead.4 potatoes shredded1 small onion shredded2 - 3 T… Read More
2020-12-12 03:31
Tis the season to be jolly.Tis also the season to be careful around those who celebrate with a little too much jolly juice.This version of the classic mocktail is perfect for kiddos, if you'… Read More
2020-12-04 21:40
This is a great alternative to using sour cream as a basis for dips.I've used reduced fat plain yogurt, but you can use regular plain yogurt instead. 2 - 4 c. reduced fat plain yogurtpi… Read More
2020-11-24 21:52
This is perfect for leftovers or anytime.2 bags boil in bag rice, water2 - 3 c. cooked turkey, cut into chunks 1 - 2  T. each: low sodium soy sauce, seseme seedsLime zest1 tsp. eac… Read More
2020-11-21 06:43
This is great for game day, a get together or anytime.2  c. sliced dill pickles1/3 - 1 c. flour1 egg2 - 4 T. oil (adjust amount needed)1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepperPinch e… Read More
2020-11-12 22:46
This is great for fall or anytime.2 - 3 large sweet potatoesNon stick cooking spray1/8 - 1/4 tsp.: salt, pepper1/8 - 1/4 c. oilPinch each: granulated garlic, red pepper flakesPreheat oven to… Read More
2020-11-07 19:03
Today history has been made.As a Democrat, I'm estastic.This is great for celebrating the election of a new president or anytime.1 bottle champagne or sparkling wine1 - 2 c. club sodaIcePlac… Read More
2020-10-30 04:06
This is great for fall or anytime.3 - 6 oz. each: milk chocolate, white chocolate, dark chocolate, chopped nuts.4 apples Rinse apples under cold water, remove stem. Pat dry with a… Read More
2020-10-23 04:26
This week starts the college football season for the Big Ten.This is great for watching the game or anytime.I used everything bagels, but you can use what flavor bagels you like. 8 whol… Read More
2020-10-18 00:59
1/8 - 1/4 c. olive oil (adjust amount needed)1/4 tsp. each: , pepper, salt1/8 tsp. lemon juice1 clove fresh garlic crushed and chopped1 medium head cabbagenon stick cooking spraypinch r… Read More
2020-10-09 21:55
This is my version of a classic.I've used regular chicken thighs but you can also use boneless skinless chicken thighs instead.I cooked this in the slow cooker, but you can also do this on s… Read More
2020-10-03 22:13
You don't have to be rich to enjoy a good risotto.This is perfect for a fall Michigan day or anytime. I've used arborio rice, butter and chicken broth.But you can also use a short grain… Read More
2020-09-24 21:46
Just because it's fall doesn't mean you still can't use your grill.This is great for tailgating or any time.1 - 3 c. each: watermelon, cantaloupe, pineapple, strawberries, honeydew melon1/2… Read More
2020-09-20 02:57
Happy Rosh Hashanah!This is great for a Rosh Hashanah celebration or anytime.I used premade bread dough for this, but you can make your own bread dough if desired.Premade bread dough1 egg, b… Read More
2020-09-02 08:04
Need a quick cocktail for Labor Day Weekend, game day or tailgating.This is great for anytime too.4 - 6 oz. vodka2 c. Cranberry juice1 c. grapefruit juiceIceIn the bottom of 4 clean glasses… Read More
2020-08-28 05:52
This is perfect to use on a salad or as a dip on the side.I'v e use a blender.If you don't have a food processor or blender, you can also do this by hand too.Enjoy!1/2 c. each: bleu cheese… Read More
2020-08-21 01:55
This is great for a light super, lunch or anytime.I've cooked the fish on a stovetop, you can also cook the fish in the microwave or oven too.If you're cooking the fish in the oven, cook acc… Read More
2020-08-15 23:37
What 's more perfect on a summer day then fresh cucumbers.This is perfect to enjoy on a summer evening, on game day or anytime.1/3 cucumber chopped4 - 6 oz. gin1 - 2 c. club sodaIceRinse, cu… Read More
2020-08-06 19:32
This is great for summer, game day get togethers, holidays or anytime.I shredded the vegetables by hand, but you can use pre shredded cabbage, carrots instead.1 medium each shredded: head ca… Read More
2020-07-27 20:22
Baseball is back.Who doesn't love to snack when they're watching the home opener for the Tigers.This is great when you're watching the Tigers or anytime.GO TIGERS!2 c. low fat greek yogurt1… Read More

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