April 22, 2018

Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

1 ½ lbs. brussels sprouts 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil ¼ c. white wine vinegar ¼ c. honey 4 T. Sriracha, or more to taste kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Preheat the oven to 400°F. Cover a baking sheet with foil. Trim the base away from … [Read more...]

Mrs. Appleyard’s Patrician Potatoes

4 c. cooked mashed potatoes 3 c. cream style cottage cheese 3/4 c. commercial sour cream 1 1/2 T. finely grated onion 1/8 t. white pepper 1 t. salt (optional) melted butter 1/2 c. chopped almonds (optional) Mash potatoes thoroughly. Add cottage … [Read more...]

Hot German Potato Salad

1 medium potato, peeled and sliced 1 slice bacon, diced 2 T. thinly sliced onion 1 t. flour 1 t. sugar 1/4 t. salt 1/8 t. celery seed dash pepper 3 T. water 1½ T. cider vinegar parsley or chives for garnish Boil potato in small amount of water … [Read more...]

Pan-Roasted Sliced Apples

3 apples, cored and sliced oil spray for pan ½ c. brown sugar ½ t. cinnamon 1/8  t. nutmeg 1/8  t. cardamom Preheat oven to 450°. Spray a small cast-iron skillet with a light film of oil. Arrange apples in skillet. Combine sugar and spices; … [Read more...]

Mashed Potato for One

1 med. potato, peeled and cooked 2 T. milk 1 T. cream cheese, softened 1 t. butter or margarine 1/4 t. salt (optional) 1/8 t. fresh dill or pinch dill weed dash of pepper In a small bowl, mash all ingredients until smooth. Spoon into a small … [Read more...]

Refried Beans

1 can kidney or black or dark red beans 1 T. diced onion 1 clove garlic, diced 1/4 t. cumin dash of turmeric 2-3 T. cheddar, mozzarella, or swiss cheese 2 t. coconut oil or butter Caramelize the onion and garlic in a fry pan in the coconut oil or … [Read more...]

Low Fat Gravy

1/2 c. finely chopped onion 1/2 c. finely chopped mushrooms 2 T. chopped, fresh parsley 2 c. reduced beef or chicken broth, divided 2 T. cornstarch pinch of pepper Sauté onion, mushrooms and parsley in a 1/4 cup of broth. Combine pepper, … [Read more...]

Texas Caviar

2 t. olive oil 1 small eggplant, peeled and chopped 1 c. onion, chopped 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional) 1 15-oz. can salsa-style chunky tomatoes, undrained 1 15-oz. can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1 t. ground … [Read more...]

Christin’s Guacamole

3 medium avocados (make sure they are ripe and high quality) 1/4 c. white onion, chopped 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 T. fresh cilantro, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 –1 t. salt 1/2 t. cumin juice from half a lime juice from half a small … [Read more...]

Coconut Mahi Mahi Over Rice

4 mahi mahi fillets 1 small can sweetened condensed milk instant white rice small can coconut milk flaked coconut, unsweetened 1 T. parsley 4 T. sliced almonds (optional) Preheat oven to 350°. Place Mahi Mahi fillets on a baking sheet and bake for … [Read more...]