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Pad Thai

I picked up a jar of Primo’s Gourmet Food Co. Thai Peanut Sauce at Whiskey Flat festival in Kernville, CA.  They also sell online and at other street fairs in California.   Their sauce has a spicy kick.  I had not tried the peanut sauce before and was looking forward to making pad thai.  This recipe […]

Baked Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Ingredients 1 lb. salmon 1 T dill 1 lemon cut into slices Salt and pepper to taste   Preheat oven to 350.   Place foil onto a baking sheet and spray with Pam cooking spray.  Place salmon into foil and sprinkle generously with dill.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Place lemon slices over the salmon.  […]

Food Journal – February

February 1: Breakfast: Steal Cut Oats Lunch: Turkey and Cream Cheese wrap Dinner: Chicken and Spinach Enchiladas Exercise: 45 min bike   February 2: Breakfast: Steal Cut Oats Lunch: turkey sandwich Dinner: Chicken Tikka Masala, Palak Paneer, basmati rice, garlic naan, Mango Lassi   February 3: Breakfast: Steal Cut Oats Lunch: Chicken Tikka Masala, Palak Paneer, […]

Simple Almond Caesar Salad

This is an easy dinner salad to throw together and serve with any main dish.  You can also add cubed chicken and serve as a meal in itself. Ingredients 1 c Romaine lettuce 1 T Slices almonds 1 green onion, chopped ¼ c croutons ¼ avocado chopped 1 T Caesar dressing Tear lettuce into bite […]

Breakfast Potatoes

   Ingredients 3 brown potatoes washed but not pealed 1/2 cup onion Salt and pepper   Chop onion and potato into bit sized pieces.  Place into a skillet with 2 T water. Cover and heat over medium-low heat.  Let cook for 20 minutes.  Check;  the potatoes should easily pierce with a fork.  Of not, stir, cover, and […]

Be My Snickerdoodle Cookies

Be My Snickerdoodle cookies are basically a snickerdoodle cookie with colorful sprinkles fitting for Valentine’s Day. Ingredients 1 box Kusteaz Snickerdoodle Cookie mix 1 egg 1/2 c butter softened Heart shaped sprinkles   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cookie mix, egg, and butter into a mixing bowl.  Beat until smooth.  Roll dough into 1-inch balls. […]

Strawberry Cupcakes

Strawberry cupcakes are great any time of year, but they are particularly festive on Valentine’s day. Ingredients  1 box Pillsbury strawberry cake mix 1 c water 1/2 c oil 3 eggs 14 oz. whipped vanilla frosting Heart shaped sprinkles or regular sprinkles Follow directions on the box. Combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs into […]

Mango Lassi

A lassi is a yogurt drink popular in India.  It is basically the Indian version of a smoothie.   Ingredients 1 c Yogurt 1 c frozen Mango cubes 1 c water   Combine ingredients into a blender.  Blend until smooth

Antipasto Salad

This is my boyfriend’s favorite salad.  We often have this salad as a full meal.  You can easily change the proportions of meats, cheese, vegetables, and lettuce, or even add more toppings (like black olives).   Ingredients 1 slice Bologna lunch meat 1 slice Ham lunch meat 1 slice Salami lunch meat 1 slice Provolone […]