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Swiss Creamed Peas

Fellow novelist Patt Marr loves cooking and giving dinner parties, and she also does what I do, she collects tasty recipes. Here’s a veggie that will add an interest treat to any dinner. Patt recommends you serve the decadently delicious peas with potatoes and grilled chicken. And enjoy! Swiss Creamed Peas Ingredients: 1 16-ounce bag […]

Breakfast Scalloped Potatoes

Novelist Irene Brand loves to use this dish for church breakfasts and for company. It’s a traditional casserole that is easy to prepare and enjoyed by everyone. Breakfast Scalloped Potatoes ** Ingredients: 2 lbs. thawed hash browns 1 tsp salt 1/2 c melted margarine 1/2 tsp pepper 2 T minced onion 1 can cream of […]

Zuccini and Tomatoes with Parmesan

Zuccini and Tomatoes with Parmesian This simple recipe came from a reader and follower of my newsletter, Joye Wesley. Not only is it easy to make but it is very low in calories so you can enjoy it, guilt-free. This makes a nice vegetable for the family or even company. Joye says it’s yummy and […]

Oven Fried Zucchini Sticks

Oven Fried Zucchini Sticks This excellent recipe is so good I wanted to share it with you. Oven-baked zucchini sticks taste as good as the regular deep-fried version with only a fraction of the fat and calories. Serve the sticks with a side of your favorite marinara sauce for dipping or you can eat them […]

Crispy-Top Vegetable Casserole

Whenever the family has a holiday meal, I’m often asked to bring this recipe. The blend of flavors and the creamy texture makes it a festive addition to any special meal. Note: By using fat free half and half, low-fat cheese, and low-fat margarine instead of butter, you can cut tons of calories off of […]

Baked Crispy Onion Rings

I received this recipe from a fellow author who’s also watching her weight. My husband and I always chuckle knowing that when we see people order a “bloomin’ onion” or a stack of onion rings, they’re eating at least two days of calories in that one dish. So I was thrilled to receive this recipe […]

Broccoli Salad

  This salad is great with any meal but it’s particularly good for a picnic or potluck. Other than cooking the bacon, it’s easy to prepare and is a crowd pleasure.   Ingredients Broccoli 1 large or two small — break up flowers and some chopped stem Red onion (½ small) chopped ½ lb cooked […]

Cheddar Broccoli Bake

Here’s a great alternative to the green bean casserole we see so often at holiday dinners. It’s easy to make and delicious. Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins Ready in: 40 mins Ingredients 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell’s® Condensed Cheddar Cheese Soup 1/2 cup milk dash ground black pepper 4 cups cooked broccoli cuts […]

Tortellini Salad

My husband, Bob, is half German, half Italian, but I think the Italian wins out when it comes to food. He loves pasta, and this tortellini salad is something he create, and now every potluck we go to, people ask us to bring his wonderful tortellini salad whether stuffed with meat or cheese. This is […]

Drunken Sailor Potatoes

This potato dish is easy to prepare but very delicious. By using low fat cheese and margarine products, this can be kept at lower calories. These go well with ham or any dish. Ingredients 4 large Idaho baking potatoes 8 T (1 stick) butter, melted 1 C freshly grated Parmesan cheese Paprika, salt and pepper […]