Friday, April 21, 2017

Broccoli Carrot Salad

4 cups of broccoli-raw
2 gala apples-diced
1/2 cup cranberries
1 c. shredded carrots
1/4 c. red onion-diced


3/4c. Plain Greek Yogurt
1/3c. Mayo
3 TBPS Honey
1.5 TBPS Apple Cider Vinegar
a dash of salt

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Lara's Famous Ravioli Sausage and Garbanzo beans soup

1 bag of frozen Ravioli Cheese
3 links of mild Italian Sausage
1 can of crushed tomatoes
1 can of water about 2 cups of water
1 tbps of Maggio chicken bullion-Spanish section
1 can of drained Garbanzo beans
Italian seasoning to taste
salt and pepper
1 cup of spinach right before serving
top with parmesan cheese

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw recipe

Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw recipe
4 teaspoons vinegar
¼ cup sugar
¼ teaspoon dry mustard
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup mayonnaise
2 bags (10 oz. bags) fine shredded cabbage, chopped to 1/8 inch
¼ cup finely chopped carrots
Whisk vinegar, sugar, mustard and salt together until sugar is dissolved. Add mayonnaise and whisk to mix. Add cabbage and carrots. Mix to combine. Refrigerate for 2 hours and serve. (Makes 6-8 servings)

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Chicken Italiano

Chicken Italiano

2 lbs chicken thighs
1 can Campbell's cheddar cheese soup
1/4 c. chopped onion
1 - 15 oz can tomato sauce
1/2 tsp oregano
4-6 cloves garlic - chopped
2 stalks celery - chopped

Brown chicken in small amount of oil. Remove chicken from pan. Then add celery, onion and garlic, saute until tender crisp. Add to this, tomato sauce, cheddar cheese soup and oregano. Stir until well blended then add chicken. Cover and simmer for 1 to 1-1/2 hours, stirring occassionally. Use sauce to pour over rice or mashed potatoes.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

chickpeas curry soup


2 c
canned chickpeas, rinsed well and drained
1 can(s)
28 oz diced tomatoes
2 medium
potatoes, peeled , diced and parboiled
3 c
baby spinach
whole cloves....was out so used a pinch of ground cloves
1 1/2 tsp
turmeric, ground
1 1/2 tsp
curry powder
5 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
15 oz coconut milk.

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix together all of the above ingredients, bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 30 mins.
Serve over steamed jasmine rice.
So yummy!!

balsamic chicken


1 tsp
vegetble oil.....i used grapseed oil
1/2 c
red onion, chopped
1 1/2 tsp
fresh thyme, minced
1/2 tsp
salt ,divided
1 lb
chicken breast,skinless & boneless
1/3 c
apricot jam
2 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1/4 tsp
fresh ground pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

*I pound my chicken breasts so they're a little flatter and even all the way through...makes for faster cooking.
Heat oil in a large skillet over med-high heat until hot.Add onions and saute for approx 5 mins.
Sprinkle the thyme and 1/4 tsp salt over chicken Add to pan,saute 6 mins on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm. Be sure to leave all those brown bits...they are so tasty!
Reduce heat and add jam, vinegar,salt and pepper to pan to deglaze.Stir constantly until jam melts. Mixture will thicken Pour over chicken and serve.
I serve this with a greek salad.So yummy! Enjoy!!