Outback Coconut Shrimp Copycat

This copycat recipe is right on the money. I used a basic recipe and tweaked it until I thought it was just right. It is a lot of work to prepare this but the time spent was well worth it. This shrimp is delicious and the dipping sauce was great. Ingredients: 8 ounces cream of Click here to continue reading…

Queso Beef Dip

Everyone’s favorite dip to prepare for family gatherings and sporting events watch parties. This queso dip is great served in Tortilla Bowls with tortilla or any other type of chip. Ingredients: 1/2 pound ground beef 1/2 pound spicy pork sausage 1/2 white onion, minced 1 pound processed cheese spread, cubed 1 can (10 ounce) diced Click here to continue reading…

Creamy Cucumber Salad

I’ve had this dish many times at cookouts and potluck dinners, but this is the first time I made it. Ingredients: 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar 1 teaspoon dill weed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 4 large cucumbers peeled, sliced thin 1 large white onion sliced very Click here to continue reading…

Mini Caramel Monkey Bread

The pudding mixed with the brown sugar and butter creates a rich caramel flavor. The base that hold this monkey bread together is creamier and thicker than other breads made without the pudding. You could mix it up a bit and use butterscotch pudding instead of vanilla. Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup sugar Click here to continue reading…

Broccoli Cheese Soup

This is my daughter’s recipe. It’s a favorite for her family of 7. With the 3 pounds of creamy cheese, the kids will barely notice the vegetables. Very filling meal, great for cold evenings or pot-lucks. Ingredients: 4 pounds cut broccoli, frozen 1 pound matchstick carrots 1 onion, minced 1/2 cup butter 2 pounds processed Click here to continue reading…

Healthy Honey Roasted Carrots

Ingredients: 1½ pounds carrots, peeled and cut all the same size,(I used Earth Exotics) 2 Tablespoons olive oil 3 Tablespoons honey 1 Tablespoon brown sugar freshly-ground salt and pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a bowl, combine the honey and brown sugar. Microwave for about 15 seconds. Just enough to melt the honey. Click here to continue reading…

Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cake

This is one of my husband’s most requested desserts and he loves it served with whipped cream. His mother sent me the recipe that she clipped from a newspaper with the following note. “My mom created this recipe from a dessert my dad served on ferries in British Columbia in the 1930s while saving for Click here to continue reading…

Amazing Squash Casserole

This recipe has been served so many times by my Mother that it’s legendary. Some children don’t think they like squash, but they will eat this casserole every time. Easy and inexpensive to make, big on taste! Ingredients: 3 – 4 fresh medium yellow summer squash, sliced 1 large yellow onion, diced fine 1 can Click here to continue reading…

Super Moist Flourless Chickpea Chocolate Cake

This Chickpea Chocolate Cake only needs one tablespoon oil (you can absolutely use coconut oil to make it even healthier) and 1/4 cup brown sugar. I actually used brown coconut sugar, but I know that many of you won’t have that at home, so I didn’t list it. The flavors are amazing, rich and powerful. Click here to continue reading…

German Milk Bars

If kids want a sweet snack in Germany, we give them those milk bars. Well, we actually buy them at the store there. I never even had the idea to make them myself. But since I can’t get them in the states, I had to figure out a way, how to bake them, because life Click here to continue reading…