Deviled Eggs

Easy deviled egg recipe – no vinegar needed! Ingredients: 9 hard boiled eggs (add water to a pot and put on stove; turn on high heat and as soon as they start boiling, turn off burner and move pot, with a lid over it for 15-20 minutes, then put in ice water).  I used 9…

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Love chocolate?  These are some pretty good cookies to bake – especially if you don’t want to use flour!  Next time, I’ll be drizzling some caramel over the top. Ingredients: 3 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup plus 3 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 tsp salt 4 egg whites (no need to beat like with traditional…

Wheat Pita Pizza

Make these ahead of time for a quick pizza fix (and to save time), or make just one and skip the freezing part. Ingredients: Wheat Pita Bread Pasta sauce (you pick!) Cheese Any toppings you’d like (pepperoni, banana pepper rings, onions, etc.) Instructions: Take a cookie sheet and line with wax or parchment paper.  Place…

Dorito Taco Bake

Very easy to make!  Before going into the oven: Ingredients: 1 lb. hamburger 1/2 small onion (diced) 1 pkg. taco seasoning, or make your own and use 3 TBSP 8 oz. sour cream 1 pkg. crescent rolls 1-8 oz. can of tomato sauce 1-14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes 1 cup shredded cheese 1/2 bag of…

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Bars

These are super easy to make and definitely worth it – especially if you want a sweet breakfast treat! Ingredients: 2 packages crescent rolls For Filling: 2 – 8 ounce packages of cream cheese (softened!) 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla For Topping: 3/4 stick butter (melted) 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 cup sugar Instructions:…

Egg Muffins

Starting tomorrow, I’ll be starting a new workout program, so what better thing to do on a cold, very windy, snowy day here in the UP of Michigan than look for those healthy recipes?  The title of this recipe is Healthy Egg Muffin Cups and here is the link – https://showmetheyummy.com/healthy-egg-muffin-cups/ I did modify this recipe…

“UP” Sushi!

For those of you that are not sushi fans, this is a post worth reading because I used to be one of those that refused to eat it.  It seemed as if every one of my friends loved sushi so I became a rebel and would say ‘no’ every time since I thought it was…

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

It’s definitely been a transition to the U.P.  Tonight I ended up cooking jambalaya and Baked Parmesan Tomatoes with leftover asparagus.  That side is definitely better with a main fish dish like salmon, but I’ve been wanting to try these tomatoes for about a week. When making recipes, it is very hard for me to…

Day 5 – Space Station Middle Finger/Spicy Mayan/Whipped Cream Vodka

Tonight we had an amazing dinner of venison roast… being able to smell it from outside the cabin was pretty nice! After coming back from a personal one-on-one painting instruction, it was time to eat and then blindly pick our beers for the night!  Every night I silently wish to get a good beer… when…