Fast and Easy Shrimp Recipes

Sweet & Sour Shrimp Ingredients 3/4 lb peeled, deveined fresh shrimp 1 medium green pepper ½ medium onion 1 can pineapple chunks in juice 1 tsp cornstarch 3 Tbsp chili sauce 1 Tbsp light soy sauce ½ tsp garlic powder 2 tsp oil Instructions Drain pineapple over medium bowl to catch juice. Mix cornstarch, chili…

Simple Recipes for Tasty Nonfat Low-Cal Muffins

Cranberry Corn Muffins Ingredients 1 cup unbleached flour 3/4 cup cornmeal 1/3 cup sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg white, whipped 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream 1/2 tsp lemon zest 1 cup chopped cranberries Plus: 2 tsp vinegar enough skim milk to equal 3/4 cup Instructions Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix vinegar and…

Low Fat Free Oatmeal Based Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Ingredients 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 egg whites, lightly beaten 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup applesauce 1/2 cup nonfat milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup raisins Instructions Preheat oven to 375 F. Sift together…

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

What are you thankful for this year? I am thankful for my good health, the master’s degree that I recently achieved, all my beloved family members and friends, and the nice little traffic I got to this website. This year, believe it or not, I decided to have a vegetarian Thanksgiving. My Thanksgiving menu will…

Holiday Sweets and Treats

Doubly Chocolate Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla 2 cups flour 3/4 cup cocoa powder (unsweetened) 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Oven: 350 In large mixing bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, and…

Beginners Guide to Starbucks Drinks

Beyond the Menu In most restaurants, the menu is fairly comprehensive. Appetizers, entrees, desserts and drinks are usually ordered as written, with only a simple variety available based on pre-selected side dishes, salads and soups. Guests of the average restaurant usually only become aware of any further choice if they are long-time patrons of an…

Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde Sour Cream

These enchiladas are so very tasty! The recipe is simple but the prep-work is a little time consuming, unless you cook the chicken ahead of time or use leftover chicken, of course. (You could also prepare the sauce ahead of time, and keep it in the fridge for a few days). This is a perfect…

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Easy and so Delicious! Pineapple Upside Down Cake is one of my family’s very favorite desserts. When I was first married I used a fairly standard one layer cake recipe for upside down cakes which turned out okay but then one day I was browsing, once again, through one of my many cookbooks and found…

Perfect Red Velvet Cake Recipe

If you are like many people you have been searching for the perfect Red Velvet cake recipe for a long time. That perfect combination of beautiful, vibrant color, delicate cocoa flavor, and tangy cream cheese frosting is elusive but when you find it is amazing. Look no further. History of Red Velvet Cake No one…

Chicken and Cheese Enchilada Casserole

Tastes Better Than Regular Enchiladas With Less Calories Why a Casserole instead of regular Enchiladas? Aside being faster and cheaper (less tortillas) you cut down the calorie count by at least 500 calories for the entire dish (about 10 tortillas). Served with Spanish rice and refried beans takes it to the next level! Ingredients 1-9x13x2…