Recent Recipes

Dessert, Snack

dark chocolate pistachio cookies

Variations.  This time, I chopped up some dark chocolate and pistachios for the yummiest cookie combination in a long time. I used the big dark chocolate BAR from Trader Joe’s – so good. And please do not leave these cookies in the oven too long.  Even if they looked completely […]


sweet potato sloppy joe’s

  Sweet potato sloppy joe’s – can be made with ground beef or ground turkey ..on a Kaiser bun with sliced avocado.. does not need much else.  An easy recipe with lots of flavor. Ingredients: 3 small sweet potatoes, peeled & cubed small 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped olive oil 1/2 […]


jalapeno cheddar turkey burger

This burger is so necessary in life.  It’s just right spicy, and deliciously cheesy.   And all of the ingredients make it oh so perfect.  Aside from the extra melted cheddar cheese (completely unnecessary – but so good), I also added sautéed baby onions (in olive oil, salt and pepper), […]


takeout sweet & sour chicken

I confidently declare this is beyond Chinese takeout.  The sauce is SO amazing.  Fresh ingredients do that to a dish.  AND its lower in fat, calories and sodium. Tapioca flour can be subbed with corn starch.  Also, you can sub in canned pineapple for the fresh. Serves fantastic with rice […]