Recipe Rewind: Cheese on a Stick Swap

Recipe Rewind! I posted about my Cheese on a Stick Swap awhile back. After talking to some friends who have never tried Cheese on a Stick, I thought it was time to revive this forgotten recipe.   √Kid-Friendly √Low-Cal/Low-Fat √Almost Too Easy You probably love Cheese on a Stick and don’t even know it. Cheese…

3 Ingredient Mexi-style Side Dish

I love 3 ingredient recipes. They are so easy and usually very inexpensive. If you’re making Dorito Casserole, Enchiladas, Taquitoes, or any another Mexi-style dish, the side dish below is a healthy, quick way to add protein to a meal. Spicy Corn and Black Beans 1 cup canned Black Beans, rinsed 1 cup canned Sweet…

Cheese on a Stick Swap

Cheese on a Stick = Cheesy Heaven.  For those of you who have never experienced this amazing treat at the county fair or the ever-disappearing Corndog 7, you’ve missed out on one of the best things to ever be deep fried.  Imagine, cheddar or mozzarella cheese, skewered, battered like a corn dog, and deep fried…

Salsa Month!

May is National Salsa Month!  I will celebrate with the easiest salsa recipe ever! (Bonus: Salsa is usually low in fat and calories, and half a cup can sometimes count as a veggie serving!) Amy’s Super Easy Salsa1 Can Chunk Ro-Tel1 lime, halvedCilantro to taste, thinly chopped Drain Ro-Tel well, squeeze lime juice over Ro-tel…

Cinco de Mayo

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I am pleased to share my Easy Peasy Gaucamole Dip. Jen’s Easy Guac2 large, ripe avocados (peeled and cut into chunks or mashed)1 small – med tomato, diced1 small onion, chopped1 lemon or lime, halvedCilantro, optionalSalt and pepper to taste Just combine everything in a bowl, except lemon or…

Chicken and Green Bean Casserole

Chicken and Green Bean Casserole1 – 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast or tenderloins2 cans cut green beans, well drained OR 18 oz frozen green beans, thawed1 can Cream of Mushroom soup OR 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup3/4 cup milkBlack pepper, to taste1 and 1/3 cup french fried onionsGarlic and seasonings, to taste  —————————————————————————————————–…

Fiesta Rice

Fiesta Rice Fiesta Rice is really easy. Pair with a black beans and you’ve got the perfect side dishes for your Mexican meal. Brown rice works best for texture (and is healthier anyway). Because there are only two people in my home, I like to use 1 tub of Minute Ready to Serve Rice ….

Easy Pasta Salad

Super Easy Pasta Salad1/2 lb uncooked pasta1 medium tomato, chopped1 large bottle Italian Dressingvegetables of choice (broccoli, bell pepper, olives, etc), chopped Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cooked ten minutes, or until tender. Drain and pour into a large dish. Let cool. Add tomatoes and other vegetables….