Chicken Marinara

Ingredients: 2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes14 ounces water5 garlic cloves3 tablespoons tomato paste1 tablespoon dried basil1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts2 tablespoons olive oilsalt and pepper1 large yellow onions, sliced (optional)1 cup sliced mushrooms (optional)parmesan cheese (optional)1/4 cup red wine (optional)16 ounces pasta ( spaghetti, angel hair, penne, etc) Directions: Saute garlic in...

Dolly Parton’s 5-Layer Dinner

Ingredients: 2 cups potatoes, sliced2 cups vegetarian ground beef1 cup onions, sliced1 cup green peppers, minced2 cups crushed tomatoessalt & pepper, each layergreen peppers, slice for garnish Directions: In greased 2 quart casserole dish, layer all ingredients, starting with meat and ending with tomatoes; season each layer with salt and pepper.Bake at 350~ for...

Homemade Ginger Ale

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar2 cups water1 cup peeled and sliced gingerroot8 ounces club soda or 8 ounces seltzer waterlime wedges Directions: Combine sugar, water and gingerroot in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until mixture has reduced slightly.Strain gingerroot from syrup.To make ginger ale, combine 2 tablespoons syrup with...

Cold Breakfast Oatmeal

Ingredients: 3/4 cup rolled oats3/4 cup skim milk1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon artificial sweetener (optional)1/4 cup frozen blueberries or 1/4 cup fresh blueberries Directions: The night before your breakfast, mix oats, milk, cinnamon and sweetner (if using) together in a cereal bowl.If you are using frozen blueberries, add these the night before also.Cover with plastic...

Simple Beef Stir Fry With Brown Rice

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups onions, cut in half and sliced1 1/2 cups red bell peppers, sliced in to 2 inch lenghts1 1/2 cups green onions, biased cut3 garlic cloves, minced1/2 cup carrots, sliced1/2 lb lean beef, sliced into thin strips1/4 teaspoon chili flakes1/4 cup oyster sauce3/4 cup low sodium chicken broth1 teaspoon canola oil1/2...

Fruit Cup

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons dry tapioca1/4 cup sugar1 dash salt1 cup water1 (6 ounce) cans frozen orange juice concentrate1 1/2 cups water2 oranges, cut into bite size pieces2 bananas, sliced1 tablespoon lemon juice1 cup raspberries or 1 cup strawberries Directions: Combine first 4 ingredients. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Add orange concentrate...

Smoked Taters

Ingredients: 4 potatoes, bakers unpeeledvegetable oil Directions: Fire up your smoker and do your normal smoking of what ever your main course is.45 minutes before your entree is done, place the potatoes on a wire rack that has been brushed with oil. Be sure they are in a single layer.Put the rack in the...

Zucchini Blueberry Bread – Lighter Version

Ingredients: 3 eggs1 cup unsweetened applesauce4 teaspoons vanilla extract2 1/4 cups sugar2 cups zucchini, shredded3 cups flour1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda1 tablespoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1 pint blueberries Directions: Preheat oven to 350.Grease 2 large loaf pans, or use mini loaf pans or muffin tins.In a large bowl, beat eggs slightly.Add...

Beer Bread – Quick Bread

Ingredients: 3 cups flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup sugar12 ounces beer Directions: mix all dry ingredients in large mixing bowl.Add beer and mix. It should not be really wet, add more flour if necessary. Do not make it too dry though.Preheat oven 350.Put mixture into a greased bread pan.Cook for 40...