Monthly Archives: November 2008

Chicken and Dumplings

Here’s a hearty old-fashioned fall stew recipe, just like grandma used to make. I made this for my family and they loved it! I pureed the cooked vegetables and added them back into the broth for added nutritional value. Also … Continue reading

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Healthy Granola

Dry Ingredients: 6 cups rolled oats 2 cups of raw almonds ½ cup raw sunflower seeds ½ cup sesame seeds ½ cup ground flax seed Optional: 1 cup dried fruit (add after cooked) –date pieces, cranberries, etc. Wet Ingredients & … Continue reading

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Blueberry Crumb Coffee Loaf

Remember to check my post for Approximate Measures to see how many lemons it takes to get that much zest and juice! 2 (7 oz) pkgs blueberry muffin mix 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup water 1 egg 1 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Parmesan Cheese Bowls

Here’s a fancy trick I learned recently, for dressing up a salad. Can’t wait to surprise everyone at Thanksgiving (everyone who doesn’t read about it here first, anyway!). These bowls can be made early in the day, and filled at … Continue reading

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Texas Sunrise Jumble

This is a good protein-intensive breakfast for a large family or overnight guests, especially those who enjoy a taste of the Southwest. It is also a good carry along for breakfast or brunch potlucks. Start the night before, and then … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding

This is also known as Arroz con Leche, although when I lived in Guatemala I was taught to call it Orchata. Whatever the name, it is warm and heavenly. 3 cups whole milk 1 1/4 cup water 1 cup uncooked … Continue reading

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Nutty Pancakes

When we moved into our new house a few months ago, I began a new tradition of making breakfast for dinner once a week. We have all enjoyed the weekly treat, and I have had lots of chances to work … Continue reading

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