Chicken and Cucumber Salad LIGHT AND FRESH

Chicken and Cucumber Salad I know, it sounds weird. But, it tasted good. 😉  This just came to me.  It’s so light and fresh. I eat popcorn chicken salads quite often.  This particular day, I decided to just have the popcorn chicken and cucumber and see what happened.  It happened.  I liked it.  I think next time I’ll cut the cucumber smaller…like in quarters instead of halves. I used popcorn

Toasted Hot Dogs by

 Toasted Hot Dogs My Mom is visiting and when I asked her what she wanted for lunch one day, this was what she chose.  She use to make these for my sisters, brother and I when we were young and we loved them.  Still do.  It’s a real quick way to make a lot of hot dogs at once.  What’s different about these is the bread gets toasted in the

SLOW COOKER Beans and Turkey Sausage

SLOW COOKER Beans and Turkey Sausage The combo of Great Northern Beans and turkey sausage turned out to be an awesome combo.  They just seemed to go together perfectly.  Everyone thinks that the slow cooker aka crock pot is best used in the fall and winter months, which is somewhat correct.  But if you use your crock pot in the spring and summer months you are actually doing yourself a

Cheesy Ranch Dogs by

Cheesy Ranch Dogs Whether you want to accept it or not, summer is literally around the corner.  You will be having cook outs, get togethers, pool parties, etc..  Hot dogs are always a guest at those parties, right.  Here’s a new twist on the good ole hot dog.  All you will need is the dog, the bun, some ranch dressing, cheese, fried onions and green onions.  Doesn’t it look tasty?

Philly Grilled Cheese by

Philly Grilled Cheese I decided to make this yesterday after looking in my fridge and seeing what I had.  I was feeling creative again and I had me some Steak-Umm.  Which is very thinly sliced frozen steak.  I use this kind of meat to make Philly Cheese Steaks.  My belly is still hurting some, so I skipped on the onions.  But, I think it would have been even better if

Loaded HOMEMADE Mashed Potatoes by

Loaded HOMEMADE Mashed Potatoes Why eat regular mashed potatoes when you can have Loaded HOMEMADE Mashed Potatoes?  Ok, maybe when you have a big meal.  Other than that…these are the bomb.  And they are easier to eat than a Loaded Baked Potato. My tummy gives me trouble here and there.  When it does, I try to eat softer food.  But I didn’t want plain ole mashed potatoes. So, I made

Simple Egg Salad Finger Sandwiches by

Simple Egg Salad Finger Sandwiches Eat these for lunch. They also make for great appetizers or just to have around to snack on, which was my case.  I was craving me some Egg Salad, so I decided to share my recipe.  It’s so simple.  I don’t add a bunch of extra stuff so I can actually enjoy the Egg Salad itself. Do you like Deviled Eggs? If so, you’ll like

Creamy Chicken and Ziti by

Creamy Chicken and Ziti Made from scratch…yup…I did make this from scratch.  What?  I do that every now and then.  Sometimes you just havta. I made a creamy white sauce and combined it with chicken and Ziti. What is Ziti you ask.  Well, it’s pasta. That’s all.  I used to think that it was a name of a dish or something.  Then when I grew up, well kinda,  I went

Loaded Tater Tots

Loaded Tater Tots Loaded Tater Tots is another way to eat a loaded baked potato.  Except the potato is in tater tot form.   If you love loaded potatoes, then you love loaded tater tots as well. If you prefer Loaded French Fries <- click here. These are a quick and easy snack to make, or if you’re like me and can’t eat a huge portion of food at one time,

Cheesy Sausage and Rice Skillet Bake by

Cheesy Sausage and Rice Skillet Bake I’m back with recipes after a hiatus for about 3 weeks and look what I have for you.  One of my throw together concoctions. 🙂  I’m known for throwing things together and calling it a meal.  It’s the best way to roll sometimes. This time I sliced up some turkey sausage links, mixed them with cheddar cheese soup, rice and corn in my skillet. 

Homemade Beef and Cheese Taquitos by

Homemade Beef and Cheese Taquitos AKA Flauta. Sarah and I are huge taquito eaters.  The ones that you buy in the frozen food section.  So, we decided to make our own taquitos and although I need a little more practice rolling them smaller, they tasted great.  Better than the frozen kind, of course. We made some cheese dip to go with these, but you could skip that if you like. 

Bacon Fried Onion Cheeseburger by

Bacon Fried Onion Cheeseburgers OMGosh, these little babies rocked!  I started with my previous French Fried Onion Burgers and took them to the next level.  I came up with them cuz I had been on a french fried onion kick. By adding the bacon and cheese to the hamburger meat, it made a great burger into a fantastic burger.  When I made those French Fried Onion Burgers, both my hubs

Glazed Sliced Ham by

Glazed Sliced Ham   You can have Ham any time of the year, but it’s especially good for Easter, Thanksgiving and most definitely Christmas.  This recipe is such an easy recipe to make. Not a lot of fuss, which comes in handy if you’re making it with lots of other food. I took a simple pre-cooked sliced ham and added a to die for glaze and topped it with the

Biscuit Battered Chicken Nuggets by

Biscuit Battered Chicken Nuggets Loved.loved.loved these little nuggets.  Have you ever had fried bisuits?  They’re awesome.  Now, mix that with some chicken inside. Mmmmm.mmmmm.good. Ever eaten at Long John Silvers?  You know those crunchies you get with your fish?  Yup, you will have some crunchies with these.  That’s what I’m talking bout! All you have to do is make your biscuit batter runnier (if that’s a word) than normal.  Just

Loaded French Fries by

Loaded French Fries Doesn’t this look yummy?  Let me tell you, they were soooo good.  I haven’t been into making full meals lately.  I’m trying to get myself to eat again.  Long story.  So, I decided to make these puppies.  Pretty much the same as a loaded baked potato, but with french fries.  Point is, you could eat this as a whole meal, as an appetizer or as a side

French Bread Tuna Melts by

French Bread Tuna Melt I love tuna melts. Or maybe it’s I just love melts.  Don’t you?  They’re easy to make, yummy to eat. Win Win! I made some Tuna Melt Sliders before, if you want to copy my tuna salad recipe, go check it out. Tuna is good for you. Shh…don’t mention it’s on bread or with cheese. We can just overlook that part.  It’s like my hubs says….”Mountain

French Fried Onion Burgers by

French Fried Onion Burger Talk about good.  These turned out better than I expected. First off, I love french fried onions. You know the ones you use in green bean casseroles?  That’s them.  And easy….just seasoning, french fried onions and the ground beef. Cook the burgers any way you want to.  I fried my on the griddle. But you could grill these puppies or bake/broil them.  Eat them alone or

Chicken Fajita Melts by

Chicken Fajita Melts Talk about easy. Take some french bread slices, top with butter, fajita meat and cheese. Stick it in the oven and BAM. This took me tops, 15 minutes from start to finish.  Of course, I cheated and used store bought french bread and cooked chicken fajita meat. That’s how I roll sometimes. My daughter and I came up with this and it actually tastes better, in my

Beef Vegetable Noodle Soup by

Beef Vegetable Noodle Soup Talk about a hearty soup.  This one is loaded with hamburger meat, yummy veggies and noodles too.  Your one stop shop for soup.  I wasn’t sure if the combo would turn out how I wanted it to, but it did.  Pleased the hubs and the daughter. SCORE!! This is a large batch.  I made a lot of it for leftovers. I love soup leftover.  If you

Chicken Wedges by

Chicken Wedges AKA Quesadillas Quick and simple meal.  Each tortilla should feed two people. But if you have growing boys or girls in your house, it might take a whole one to feed them.  If you’re asking me, these are better than any restaurant quesadillas I’ve ever eaten.  My hubs thinks so too 🙂  Score! All you need for the basic wedge, is tortillas, cooking spray, shredded cheese, cooked chicken