Pad Thai

Ingredients Sauce 1 cup light coconut milk 1/4 cup ketchup (organic) 2 tablespoons evaporated cane juice 2 tablespoons lime juice 3 tablespoons soy sauce Noodles and Stir Fry Ingredients 12 ounces Asian noodles 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil 2 -3 garlic cloves, minced 1 stalk lemongrass (thirds and bruised) 4 -6 scallions (thinly sliced) 1…

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Why I Chose Juicing for My TMJ Disorder

 Having TMJ disorder has really limited my ability to eat fresh things so I decided a few months ago that I wanted to get creative, do something  more than just a blender to get my veggies/fruits in.  I looked into juicing and was really happy with the things I read. Here are my top 5…

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It’s a Smoothie Kind of Day!

Chocolate Coffee 1 cup coffee 2 scoops vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup chocolate pudding 1/4 cup ice Blend until smooth.  Serve hot or cold     Orange cream smoothie 1 cup milk 1/2 cup orange sherbet 1 package vanilla carnation instant breakfast Blend until smooth Apple Pie A-La-Mode Smoothie 2 cups frozen vanilla yogurt 3/4…

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Oatmeal Creme Brulee

Ingredients 4 Cups Water 3 Cups quick cooking oatmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 egg yolks 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 cups whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup golden raisins Directions Coat slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Cover and preheat on high. Bring water to boil, and pour into slow…

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Soft Christmas Sugar Cookies

Ingredients 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup margarine, softened 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the…

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Bluenana Nut Oatmeal

Bluenana Nut Oatmeal 1/2 cup quaker oats 1 cup water (use milk for added calories) 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup sliced banana 2 tbsp chopped walnuts, for easy chewing, put them in the coffee bean grinder! Directions Heat the water to boiling; stir in oats. Cook oats on medium low heat for 3.5 minutes,…

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O’Charleys Loaded Potato Soup

Ingredients 3 lbs red potatoes 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup flour 8 cups half-and-half 1 (16 ounce) packages Velveeta cheese, melted white pepper garlic powder 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1/2 lb bacon, fried crisp 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2 cup fresh chives, chopped 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped Directions Dice unpeeled red potatoes…

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Apple Cheese Wrap Appetizers

1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed 1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese TOPPING: 1/2 teaspoon sugar Dash ground cinnamon 10 tablespoons reduced-fat whipped topping…

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Eggnog Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS 1 1/3 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/4 stick), melted, plus more for coating the pan 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 cup eggnog 1 large egg…

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Soft Holiday Eggnog Cookies

1/2 – cup (1 stick)  unsalted butter, softened 1 – cup sugar 1 – egg 1 – teaspoon spice island vanilla extract 1/4 – tsp rum extract dash of  ground nutmeg 2 1/2 – cups all-purpose flour 1/2 – teaspoon baking soda 1/2 – teaspoon salt 1/2 – 1 cup – eggnog   FROSTING: 2…

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