World’s Best Guacamole

World's Best Guacamole by

I love a good Guacamole and as all of you know- there's more than one way to make Guacamole! World's Best Guacamole is my personal favorite way to make this delicious recipe... I also thought it'd be fun to combine a few of our Kitchen Tip tutorials into a recipe! SO, here we go... these techniques will  help making this recipe that much easier  :) How to cut an … [Read more...]

BBQ Chicken French Bread Pizza

BBQ Chicken FB Pizza

  BBQ Chicken French Bread Pizza is a quick and easy dinner that tastes totally delicious!! 5.0 from 1 reviews BBQ Chicken French Bread Pizza   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe type: Main Dish Serves: 10 Ingredients 2 loaves of french bread, cut on the diagonal 1 C BBQ sauce (I used KC … [Read more...]

Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew

Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew by

Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew I seriously don't like to waste food so, what do to with half a can of pumpkin?  Give this delicious and easy Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew a try! Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 25 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe type: Soup Serves: 4 Ingredients Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew 1 lb … [Read more...]

Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup

Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup by

Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup Do you need creative ideas for how to use up some of that Leftover Turkey that's sure to be in the fridge after Thanksgiving dinner??  Me, too.  So when I ran into this recipe in the Taste of Home Magazine I was excited to try it :) Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup...   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins … [Read more...]

Cilantro Lime Chicken Sandwich

Cilantro Lime Chicken Sandwich by

Cilantro Lime Chicken Sandwich   Cilantro Lime Chicken Sandwich is a delicious slow cooker recipe that my mom brought over to share with us for lunch today!  It's delicious and lickity-split easy... throw all the ingredients in the slow cooker and 6 hours later you've got a healthy and delicious filing for a roll or tortilla. Cilantro Lime Chicken Sandwich...   Print … [Read more...]

Blend it up Salsa

Blend it up Salsa

Blend it up Salsa is just as good as any store bought fresh salsa, if not better!!  It's way cheaper to do it yourself and really, it's NOT worth paying someone else... it's THAT easy :)  HEY, and wouldn't it be fabulous with yesterday's Lime Chicken Fajitas??  NOW were talking!!     My BFF, Carol, is a super salsa LOVER and she gave me this Blend it up Salsa recipe... no … [Read more...]

Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad

Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad

Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad is a refreshing winter time salad!  If you haven't discovered Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) then you've just got to : ) Here's some info on this delicious ancient grain: ~ Quinoa contains more high quality protein than any other grain. ~ Quinoa stands alone as a complete protein grain, it provides all the essential amino acid. ~ Quinoa contains … [Read more...]

Thai Pumpkin Soup

Thai Pumpkin Soup

I really enjoy Thai food so when my trainer friend, Nicole, told me about this Thai Pumpkin Soup I just had to get the recipe! I CAN NOT tell you how much I love that coconut milk, or coconut water, or coconut spread so I'm game to try anything with it in it!! ...I made a few adaptations but she was right!! It's "souper" yummy! Enjoy!!   Thai Pumpkin Soup is very mild … [Read more...]

Love Fish Tacos? You’ll love this recipe


I love a good Fish Taco anytime of year... my Best Friend, Carol, gave this recipe to me.  Once a month (at least) we'd go to Rubio's for fish tacos! Until she found this yum recipe on line and now we make them ourselves!!  I have to admit I'm a healthifier of recipes so whenever I can, I change it up a little to be lower calorie or lower fat. (or both) Of course not all recipes deserve … [Read more...]

Southwest Orzo Pasta

South Orzo

We, sadly, had to pull the garden out last weekend. (sniff, sniff)  I love all that fresh produce and the supplementation to my grocery bill!  Before our first hard frost I picked all the tomatoes, peppers, basil, mint, melons, etc that I could... made our last batch of Tomato Basil Soup (which we LOVE) for the season, two nights ago. (That's the Tomato Shamato recipe from Aug 18, 2011)  … [Read more...]

Crockpot Magic White Chicken Chili


This White Chicken Chili recipe is my good friend and neighbors, Debbie.  She's an awesome cook... I've always loved the recipes of hers that I've tasted!  She made this White Chicken Chili once for a gathering, it took me a couple months to remember to ask for the recipe but I never forgot the delicious flavor :)  It's one our favorites now!!  I hope she doesn't mind that I'm sharing … [Read more...]