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"I am going to make everything around me beautiful –
that will be my life."

–Elsie de Wolfe

SERVINGS: 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS: Lemon Vinaigrette: Half of a red onion, finely diced ¼ cup olive oil Juice of 2 lemons 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes Salt to taste (about ¼ teaspoon) Pepper to taste   Salad: 2 bunches Lacinto kale, stems discarded and sliced into […]

Simple Kale Salad with Smoked Gouda

April 17, 2018

SERVINGS: About 3 1/2 cups INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups rolled oats ½ cup unsweetened large coconut flakes ½ cup raw almonds, roughly chopped ½ cup raw pecan halves, roughly chopped ¼ cup flax seeds ⅓ cup honey 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon light brown sugar ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon coconut extract ½ […]

Crunchy Nutty Coconut Flax Granola

January 28, 2018

SERVINGS: 12 muffins INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries, coarsely chopped 4 oz of softened cream cheese 1/3 cup white sugar ¼ cup milk 1 egg 1 1/5 teaspoon vanilla extract juice of half a lemon Optional: powdered sugar for garnish INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a muffin tin and place on aluminum […]

Blueberries and Cream Croissant Cups

August 21, 2016

SERVINGS: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 lb 90/10 ground beef sirloin 1 yellow onion, cut into chunks 1 egg, beaten ½ cup plain bread crumbs ½ tablespoon garlic powder ½ tablespoon onion powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper ½ cup smoky or plain barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon bourbon ½ teaspoon Worcestershire […]

Maple Bourbon Glazed Mini Meatloafs

May 25, 2016

SERVINGS: 12 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 package cream cheese, softened 1 can sweetened condensed milk ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 can cherry pie filling INSTRUCTIONS: Mix graham cracker crumbs and melted butter together. Spoon into mason jars and press […]

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Shooters

April 6, 2016

SERVINGS: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 lb of lean ground beef ½ yellow onion diced 1/3 cup of packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon […]

Shortcut Bulgogi Ground Beef

March 23, 2016

SERVINGS: 4-6 INGREDIENTS: 16 oz Brussels sprouts ¼ cup no sugar added dried cranberries ¼ cup chopped pecans ¼ cup crumbled low fat feta cheese ½ cup crumbled bacon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon spicy brown mustard 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Salt and pepper to […]

Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

March 8, 2016

SERVINGS: 6 to 8 servings INGREDIENTS: 4 ripe peaches, peeled and sliced 1 stick of butter, melted 1 cup of milk 1 ¾ cup sugar, divided 1 cup flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking power ¼ teaspoon salt Light sprinkle of cinnamon ½ teaspoon almond extract INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in a […]

Fresh Peach Cobbler

February 10, 2016

SERVINGS: 4-8 INGREDIENTS: 2-4 lbs snow crab legs 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning ½ tablespoon minced garlic 1 stick of unsalted butter Salt to taste INSTRUCTIONS: Add water to a large stockpot, enough to cover all of the crab legs, and bring to a boil over high heat. Melt butter on low heat in a […]

Low Boil Snow Crab Legs with Quick Clarified Garlic Butter

January 27, 2016

SERVINGS: 8-10[ INGREDIENTS: 1 lb pork sausage 2 tablespoons fresh sage, finely chopped 6 eggs 2 cups of milk 1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese 6 slices of white bread cut into small cubes. About ½ inch pieces. 1 teaspoon dry mustard ½ teaspoon salt Dash of pepper INSTRUCTIONS: Add the sausage to a […]

Overnight Sausage and Egg Bake

January 6, 2016

SERVINGS: 8-10[ INGREDIENTS: 1 lb pork sausage 2 tablespoons fresh sage, finely chopped 6 eggs 2 cups of milk 1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese 6 slices of white bread cut into small cubes. About ½ inch pieces. 1 teaspoon dry mustard ½ teaspoon salt Dash of pepper INSTRUCTIONS: Add the sausage to a […]

Overnight Sausage and Egg Bake

January 6, 2016

SERVINGS: 8-10[ INGREDIENTS: 1 lb pork sausage 2 tablespoons fresh sage, finely chopped 6 eggs 2 cups of milk 1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese 6 slices of white bread cut into small cubes. About ½ inch pieces. 1 teaspoon dry mustard ½ teaspoon salt Dash of pepper INSTRUCTIONS: Add the sausage to a […]

Overnight Sausage and Egg Bake

January 6, 2016