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Chicken Noodle Casserole

I don't do a lot of casseroles in the Kitchen, because I tend to find them overly high in calories and other unhealthy nutrition (notable exception here), [...]

Extra, Extra! lower fat whole wheat banana pecan bread

Yum. :) 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 overripe bananas 1/3 c. plus 1 1/2 tbsp Truvia sweetener 3/4 cup (1 1/2 [...]

lower fat corn & kielbasa chowder

adapted from Mizz Ray. :) Pretty darn good for less than 300 calories! 8 ounces turkey kielbasa, halved lengthwise, halved again, and chopped 1 onions, [...]

honey-ginger chicken fingers and mashed carrots with honey and chili powder

I saw this one linked on facebook and I was intrigued. I like when someone recommends a different way to treat something I make a lot (in this case, chicken [...]

crunchy ham and potato casserole

Okay, so I'm a little off schedule. I had a snafu with the ham. I had forgotten I bought a pre-cooked ham (you know, the kind that you reheat through), so I [...]

Kids in the Kitchen: Mimi’s birthday cake

Obviously, today is a very special day. Some of you may remember that my son helped me make my birthday cake last year, and he really loved it, so I offered [...]

Sauteed Chicken in Herb Butter

I'm a big fan of simple recipes with lots of flavor output. Not that more complex recipes aren't rewarding to the palate, but I really love the basics.  [...]

Extra, Extra! Bread Machine Hamburger Buns

For the lazy in all of us. I'm not the most spiritual person, but these things gave me religion. I'm not lying. I was bowled over. And the fact that I didn't [...]

Extra, Extra! Brown Butter Banana Muffins

YUM. I loved these for the simple list of ingredients and the fact that honey is used in place of refined white sugar. Mine came out a little dense, you may [...]

Baked Penne with Chicken and Sun-dried Tomatoes

You can find this recipe here. 6 tablespoons butter, plus more for baking dishes coarse salt and ground pepper 1 pound penne rigate 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 [...]