Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

I love making these little pudding pies. Less than 30 minutes and you have a delicious dessert. The crust is made with crushed cookies, and you can use any flavor pudding you prefer.  In this recipe I used vanilla wafers to make the crust, and for the pudding I made tapioca, butterscotch, and vanilla. Note: … Continue reading Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

This no bake treat is so delicious. I'm a sucker for peanut butter, and this snack packs good protein punch. Shredded coconut flakes with sweet honey and pecans make this a real treat. Yield: 26 x 1" balls Ingredients: 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp. crushed pecans 3 tbsp. honey 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Shouder

When the seasons change and the weather turns colder, it's the perfect time to break out my crock pot. Slow cooking is the way to go for making delicious recipes all season long.  You can make this pork for sliders, sandwiches, soups, and chilies. Ingredients: 5- lbs. pork shoulder  1 yellow onion, cut in quarters … Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Shouder

Tripple Chocolate Peppermint Bark

This easy recipe is such a great food gift around the holidays that anyone can make. Layers of melted chocolate with crushed candy, it's so delicious I always make a double batch. Note: You can also make different flavor combinations. Instead of the peppermint, try sprinkling on top dried fruit, nuts, or even different kinds … Continue reading Tripple Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Artichoke, Caper, and Olive Pasta Sauce

This recipe I made on New Year's Eve and it set forth in motion my love of food and my resolution to make my cookbook a reality. This sauce is a basic red sauce loaded with all kinds of extra goodies like capers, olives, and artichoke hearts. This is also great with grilled chicken, shrimp, or … Continue reading Artichoke, Caper, and Olive Pasta Sauce

Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

The fresh citrus zest really brightens up this dish, and served in cute and colorful bell peppers it’s an all in one go to recipe! Note: To zest the lemon and lime, wash well and dry. Carefully using a micro plane, gently rub the fruit along the grater until you get to the white of the … Continue reading Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

Paradise Chicken Sandwich with Spicy Teriyaki Ailoi

I love the combination of pineapple and the sweet and a little spicy teriyaki aioli. It's also great with ham. I like to make it vegetarian by lightly pan-frying tofu in place of the chicken breast. This dish is fantastic for making sliders for a parties, and is also great on picnics in the summertime. … Continue reading Paradise Chicken Sandwich with Spicy Teriyaki Ailoi