Tag Archives: comfort foods

Cheese, plz.

What to do when you have a few leftover of varieties of cheese in the fridge that you don’t want to go bad? Good ‘ole mac n’ cheese!  You know the kind I’m talking about…the naughty kind.  The kind where you make a flour and cream roux…looks something like this: Yeah, if you’re gonna’ do […]

parmesan burgers

I made these delectible burgers a few weeks back, and thought I’d share.  No real recipe, just combined lean ground beef with lean ground turkey, tossed in some chopped green olives and roasted red pepper, and cut served with LOT (lettuce, onion, tomato).  Smeared a little avocado on one side of the bun, whipped up […]

PW’s White Chicken Enchiladas

Made another PW (Pioneer Woman) recipe last night – white chicken enchiladas!  Now, these are enchilada’s from SCRATCH, which really only means I made the cheesy roux that gets poured all over them.  Of course you know I made some substitutions, I didn’t want them to be so fattening, so here’s what I altered: Corn […]

Healthy Pot Roast

Right before this last lil’ cold snap we had, you know, when it was warm enough on that Saturday for me to make my first spring trip to the Dallas Farmers Market, and cold enough the next day to snow 3 inches!?!  Well, I rounded up some veggies on my trip to the mkt, and the […]

Comfort foods.

Last week I really had a hankerin’ for something simple…simple, good ole’ starch…no protein, no veggie, I just wanted starch. (Hey, the noodles are 99% fat free, so it’s not that bad!) And I came back to something my mom used to make me all the time as a kid: “No Yolks” noodles w/ butter, […]

Turkey chili time!

Dropped by the grocery store 2nite in search of inspiration for something…something fall, comforting, wanting to nest & cook something hearty 2 rejuvenate my soul. :o) Turkey chili won out…easy, quick, definitely hearty. I sauté 1 onion, throw in 5 cloves of minced garlic, & brown 1 pound of ground turkey. Then I added 1 […]