Creamy, Cheesy Macaroni

macaroni

Creamy macaroni For this cheesy, creamy macaroni recipe, you can use a crock pot or your oven.  Creamy and lots of cheese flavor, this recipe keeps folks coming back for more. With the cheese and yogurt in this recipe, you have plenty of protein. While almost every American child grew up with macaroni, it’s an Italian dish.  Origin in America are said to be from New England or Connecticut. It is said Thomas Jefferson brought … Read more

Soft-boiled Eggs with Avocado

Easy, simple, nutritious Looking for a simple, easy,  nutritious breakfast? Here is one of my favorites.  There’s really no recipe. All you need is a ripe avocado and a soft-boiled egg along with some sea salt and pepper.  Butter (optional) or olive oil can be added – but I usually don’t. Avocados are a healthy food.  Rich in protein, potassium (more than a banana), Vitamin K and healthy fats, avocados are said to aid in … Read more

Golden Cheese Broccoli Chowder

broccoli chowder

Chowders in any season Wintertime is a favorite time for soups and chowders. Spruce it up with some homemade bread or rolls, and add some veggies on the side if you’d like. This broccoli chowder fits the bill for aesthetics, nutrition, and flavor. When my kids were young (under three), I made broccoli chowder often. I’m not sure what happened, but I got out of the mode and a few years later when I re-introduced … Read more

Steak Quiche

steak quiche

Steak Quiche A quiche is a baked flan or tart with a pastry crust and a savory filling thickened with eggs. This steak quiche recipe can be changed or adapted to suit your taste and the preferences of your family. This steak quiche dish is an easy assemble, especially if you have extra steak from another meal and a pie crust on hand. You can substitute the steak for another meat, such as chicken or … Read more

Easy Oven Baked Chicken

Oven-baked chicken This oven-baked chicken dish evolved over the years, and I can’t tell you where I got it from originally.  I like this recipe because it goes well with any type of chicken: leg quarters, breasts, thighs, drumsticks, or nugget-sized pieces.  Bone-in or boneless works for me. Melt some butter in the bottom of the casserole dish you will be using – and the size of your dish will depend on how large a … Read more