Buttered Peach Ricotta Toast

What a perfect start to my Saturday — after the coffee, of course. What you’ll need: Greek Style Pita (no pocket)Ricotta CheesePeach, slicedButter (about 1/3 stick)CinnamonBlueberriesAlmondsTurbinado sugar What you do:Melt butter in a large skillet over medium low heat, add sliced peaches. Cook, turning gently for a couple minutes, then add a generous sprinkle of…

Apple and Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

I’ve never made bread pudding. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever eaten bread pudding. I had things in my kitchen that needed to be used, though, so I made some. I looked at so many recipes trying to understand the ins and outs of it, to soak overnight or not, what kind of bread…

(insert choice of meat) and Broccoli

Hello! It’s an odd name for a recipe, I know, but I’ve made it with so many types of meat, I don’t want to tell anyone they can’t do what they want! 😉 Last night, I made this meal with ground turkey. I’ve also used ground beef, chicken breast, and beef stew meat. It’s really…

Lasagna Spaghetti Squash

1 large spaghetti squash or 2 small ones1 pound ground turkey1/2 large onion, diced2 garlic cloves, minced1 can diced or crushed fire roasted tomatoes1/2 can (3 oz) tomato paste1 cup ricotta cheese1-2 cups shredded mozzarellaOlive oil~ 1 T. Balsamic vinegarSalt and Pepper1/2 t. Red pepper flakes1/2 t. Smoked paprika1 t. Italian seasoning6-8 Fresh basil, chopped…

Penne with Chicken and Alfredo Sauce

My son will eat lots of things. He’s not particularly picky. His favorite dish and most requested for his birthday dinner is Taco Salad. He’s easy to please in the food department! Another favorite of his is “Chicken Alfredo” — so delicious. When I was getting processed foods out of my diet a zillion years…