Beef Stroganoff (Low fat)

beef stroganoff

Low-fat beef stroganoff There are as many versions of beef stroganoff as there is chili soup. You can mix the noodles with the sauce or just pour it on top. If times are tight and you know your kids will pour on the sauce, you can go ahead and mix it together. 🙂 This recipe calls for Greek yogurt, but you can use sour cream if you’re not interested in a low-fat dish. OR you … Read more

Homemade Marinade for Grilled Chicken

homemade marinade

Homemade marinade This recipe for homemade marinade comes from my sister Alice, and it’s in our cookbook Second Batch Recipes. Mix up the marinade the evening before and allow it to seep into the chicken during the  night. After marinating the chicken for several hours or overnight, grill, and serve. If you are serving a crowd, you can keep chicken warm in stoneware while you grill more chicken. There are so many choices of sides, … Read more

Skillet-Blackened Salmon

blackened salmon

Blackened salmon You can do this blackened salmon in the oven or in a stove-top skillet. I chose to do mine on top of the stove because heating up my oven heats up the kitchen. And by the time the oven gets hot enough, the salmon on the stove-top can be done. Salmon is a great food for anyone. It is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and is a great source of protein. There are … Read more

Chicken Enchiladas


Enchiladas You can fix this dish ahead and put it in the freezer for later use, or serve it up right away. For this recipe, I used my canned chicken. You can use leftover chicken or cook your own as well. Add more or less seasonings to your preference. My family does not like jalapenos so I don’t use them. Be sure to use gloves when you are removing seeds from jalapenos! You can switch … Read more

Herb Noodles in Chicken Broth

herb noodles

The filler dish When you need an extra side dish, a filler, or a main dish, try this noodle dish. Add your own herbs and seasonings for added flavor. For better flavor and nutrition, cook your noodles in chicken broth. Cook your own chicken and broth for better homemade goodness and nutrition. When they are done, add some butter, garlic powder, and parsley. Stir together until butter is melted. Then serve as a side dish … Read more