Recipes

Sloppy Joes 0

Sloppy Joes – Instant Pot or Not

Sloppy Joe’s can be a great alternative to plain burgers when you are looking for a quick dinner idea… and what can be easier than browning some meat, stirring in a can of Manwich, or maybe some bottled, store bought...

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Quinoa-Oatmeal Bake

I really like oatmeal… I like whole grains in general. Quinoa has been one of my favorites for awhile. For an extended period of time, my go-to morning breakfast was a gruel made with a blend of various whole grains...

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Cream of Whatever Soup

Updated: March 2020 – now includes an option for “creamless” The following is a recipe for Butternut Squash Soup… but it’s also a formula for you to adapt to pretty much whatever vegetable you like… cauliflower, carrot, broccoli, potato… ok,...

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90’s Flashback – Making Falafel

From about 1990-1995 I managed a small fast food place in a downtown office building. It was originally called the Greek Garden. We did gyros, salads, spanakopita, and other Greek/Middle Eastern foods. We also did burgers, grilled never fried, fresh-cut...

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Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Shrooms. I know a few people who just don’t like mushrooms, and I feel for those people. I’ve enjoyed stuffed mushrooms at parties, restaurants, and such many times in the past. I’m surprised it took me until recently to try...

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Hot Pepper Sauce

Even before sriracha sauce was all the rage, I was a fan of pepper sauces. Truth be told, I’m not a huge Tabasco fan, my sauce of choice was always Frank’s Red Hot. Until I started making my own.  ...

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Worcestershire Sauce

Worcestershire is one of my “go-to” sauces. I use it for grilling meats, adding flavor to soups and chili, even making salad dressings. For years I was content buying bottled sauce, until I tried making my own. Now, I will...

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No Bake Cheesecake for Two

For some reason, I have really had a desire for some cheesecake lately. Personally, I’ve always preferred the lighter, more whipped, no-bake versions to the really thick and rich ones… so I thought I would try my hand at a...

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Cookies for Breakfast? Why Not?

One of the things I’ve enjoyed doing is taking traditional recipes and trying to re-do them in a healthier way. Not to say there isn’t room in a Positively Healthy life style for a really good, buttery, sugary cookie now...

Cranberry Quinoa Salad 0

Cranberry Quinoa Salad

I started making this salad and minor variations of it over three years ago, and it’s still one of my favorites… in fact, I think I need to make some this weekend… Cranberry Quinoa Salad Print Recipe CourseSide Dish Servings...