Squash Stuffing, a Slow Cooker Side Dish Slow Cooker Country Squash Casserole is adapted from my recipe for Country Zucchini Casserole. This recipe is a perfect way to elevate common summer squash to a more glamorous station. This recipe is very easy. Everything just goes into the slow cooker where it cooks for 8 hours. The final result is a delicious and creamy casserole that’s a perfect vegetarian entree or an accompaniment to your favorite meat. Cornbread Stuffing Mix Enhances the Flavor Since this recipe calls for a box of cornbread stuffing mix, it’s loaded with flavor that really helps to enhance this recipe, and bringRead More →

Meal Prep Ideas Using a Pressure Cooker Interested in doing meal prep for a trucker? All it takes is a little planning and a stove or cooking appliance like a pressure cooker. Spring through summer, vegetable and fruit stands are inviting to passersby, but it’s not always convenient for a big rig driver to stop and shop.Read More →

Grilled Hamburgers, Napoleon Style Napoleon Bonaparte ate like the typically busy American does – quickly. Twenty-first-century style demands that you hurry up and don’t keep anyone waiting. Why else is there an abundance of fast-food restaurants where you can order a cheeseburger combo, pay at the window, and take off within five minutes (eating while you drive)? Sound familiar to you? Slow down, stop taking too much on your plate (no pun intended), and stock up on nutritious groceries instead of fatty cheeseburgers for a change (Did you know one regular/small cheeseburger averages 18 fat grams, 374 calories, 873 sodium, and 41 carbohydrates?).Read More →

Five Tips for Grilling the Best Hamburgers Enjoy this Stacked-High Grilled Burger whenever you crave homestyle hamburgers from the grill.  Today is National Cheeseburger Day, and I want to share this great hamburger recipe with you. First, I want to share some tips on how to make the best-grilled hamburger. Tip One: Buy the best beef you can find. Not sure what the best is? Ask your meat market manager. Tip Two: Choose a blend of herbs and spices to enhance the flavor of the meat. Tip Three: If you must have salt, add it to the hamburger just before forming into patties. Or, waitRead More →

A Holiday French Fried Onion Breakfast Recipe You know the holiday season is around the corner when you start thinking of a green bean casserole topped with French’s Crispy Fried Onions. But those crispy onions make good toppings on breakfasts, too. Celebrate Labor Day weekend with French Fried Onion Spinach and Eggs. Great recipe. Easy.Read More →

Egg Free and Dairy Free Omelet Egg lovers, imagine 21 days without an omelet or two fried eggs with toast, butter, and jelly. That’s what you face when you decide to go on a 21-day purification program that only allows vegetables, fruit, and whole food supplements with chicken and fish added the second week. Here’s proof that you can go to a restaurant with a group for breakfast and eat an Egg-less (and cheese-less) Vegetable Omelet! I did it! Order a Veggie Omelet without an Egg at a Restaurant My blogger group planned to meet for breakfast, and I was tempted to cheat at first.Read More →

Pancake Foldover Breakfast Add Protein to Pancakes Add protein from simply adding an egg and/or sausage to pancakes prepared from a box mix. The protein from a pancakes box mix serving amounts to about 4 grams. Add an egg with another 6 grams. Add another 3 grams by including half a sausage patty. The protein in the pancake foldover will then equal approximately 13 grams. One cup of blueberries for the whole recipe only amounts to 1.1 grams. Pancakes and syrup always go together. On the other hand, pancakes satisfy the palate just as great without the syrup. But if the extra dip-in-the-syrup sweetness seemsRead More →