Category International, Mexican, Oriental, Pastas and Stir Frys


Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells Adapted from Sugar Crafter
1 package 12 oz. jumbo shells
13 oz. cooked and shredded chicken breast
3/4 cup hot sauce, I used Franks
3 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
3 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded, part skim
3 oz. parmesan cheese, shredded
1 1/2 cup ricotta chees...

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Pizza Pasta

Happy Saturday!! This is Tiffanee from One Crazy Cookie and I can’t tell you how excited I am to be guest posting her today. This is such an amazing blog!!  Since it is a busy Satruday I am sharing with you one of my family’s all time favorites.  The recipe makes 2 9×13 pans...

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FDF – Grilled Fajita Chicken Stuffed Burritos

It’s Fire Day Friday on Memorial Day Weekend so I hope everybody is breaking out their grills!

Fire Day Friday

Want to do something easy but different on your grill? Try taking your favorite burrito recipe and finish it on the grill...

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Chicken Enchiladas & Refried Beans

Recently FIL wanted chicken enchiladas. He said 2 different granddaughters would come up and make them in the past and then freeze them so he’d have them later. So I made a big batch and froze them in 2 packs for him.

OOPS there is no picture with the sauce poured over them, but don’t forget this...
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Cooking The Italian Way – Back To Basics


When I first started telling people about my food blog (friends, family, the unlucky soul sitting next to me on the subway on the way from my apartment to Whole Foods) about half of them looked at me as if I were crazy. (I guess the fellow subway rider had an excuse...

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slow-cooked tex-mex chicken & beans

This is a great recipe to try! It came from Everyday Food magazine, November 2007 issue. A slightly spicy mix of chicken and beans, served in a bowl or with tostadas, tortillas, tortilla chips, you get the picture! My friend JennyLee’s husband told her he could eat this for dinner every night...

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Stuffed Meatballs & Roasted Veggie Spaghetti Sauce


  • I start with whatever vegetables I have in the vegetable bin. Today was Roma tomatoes, celery stalks, green onions and snap peas.
  • Then I drizzle olive oil and salt and pepper over it all and bake it for an hour at 400 degrees.
  • I started the sauce w...
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Chicken Chow Mein ~ Dieter’s Delight

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I’m filling in for Pam today so I hope you enjoy this recipe.

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I use my salad spinner for draining pasta to get all the excess water out

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  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
    1 bunch green onions, sliced
    1 cup sliced celery
    5-6 cups shredded Napa cabbage
    1 cup bean sprouts
    1/2 cup sli...
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Meat & Bean Tostadas

What I really love about this recipe is that all the parts can be made ahead and then you can assemble them cold one at a time or all at once.

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Meat & Bean Tostadas
2 pounds ground beef
1 large Vidalia onion, chopped and divided in 1/2
1 can Rotel original tomatoes
1 small can chopped green chi...
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Turkey Taco Cups – Healthy Helpings

I made these on Saturday and they were really fun to eat. Little tortilla cups are a healthier alternative to store bought taco shells.

Turkey Taco Cups
Serves: 4
4 10 in (burrito-size) flour tortillas (I use Carb Balance Whole Wheat Tortillas w. 8 gms of fiber)
1 lb ground turkey (I make sure t...

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