1 lb of fresh trimmed beets ¾ lbs Arugula, washed 1 ½ Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive oil ½ teaspoon course ground sea salt ¾ teaspoon rosemary vinegar 2 oranges ¼ cup chopped walnuts or pecans ½ cup crumbled Romano cheese Dice beets while preheating oven to 450o F. Spread diced beets on baking sheet and … Continue reading Arugula Beet Salad
Summer is here and with it, zucchini! This wonderful vegetable/fruit that can be used in so many ways is marvelous. One of my favorite things to do with zucchini is make this deliciously spicy bread. I never had a problem getting my children to eat their veggies when I cooked them into this bread. Set … Continue reading Zucchini Bread
This one-pan dinner has a delicious taste surprise as well as lots of fiber and a good blend of nutrients. Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 3 Ingredients: 9 oz of chicken breast - either fillets or strips 1/2 cup teriyaki marinade 1 box Rice-a-Roni, chicken and broccoli flavor 1 … Continue reading Broccoli Chicken Rice-a-Royal
This yummy and colorful casserole has an Italian flair thanks to the basil and oregano. Serving suggestion - bake some potatoes in the oven alongside the casserole. Yes, it's colorful with red diced tomatoes, green beans, white (and dark if you wish) chicken, all topped with spices and both yellow and white cheeses. My husband … Continue reading Cheesy Chicken & Green Bean Casserole
This is another one of my favorite 1-pan dinners that slow cooks all day and yields a delicious dinner with very little work, especially at dinner time when I am the most tired and wanting to get a quick, hearty meal on the table as fast as possible. Add a green salad and fresh sliced … Continue reading All-Day Beef with Wild Rice and Carrots
This is another super easy but delish recipe! The ginger in it warms you through so it makes an excellent dessert on a cold evening. Prep time - less than 5 minutes. Baking time - 20 minutes for canned pears, 40 minutes for fresh pears. Preheat oven to 400 F. You'll need either 1 fresh … Continue reading Autumn Spiced Pears
Made this for supper last night, along with baked potatoes, green bean casserole, and Autumn Spiced Pears https://eclecticmusings.blog/2020/04/07/autumn-spiced-pears/ for dessert. It was beautiful! And I forgot to take pictures. It all cooked in the oven at the same time (mostly the same, start times varied a bit but end times the same). Prep time, 5 … Continue reading Busy Mom Oven BBQ Chicken
At the present time, the two of us don't eat a lot of bread, usually less than a loaf a week, even though I generally make my own bread from wheat I grind in my kitchen shortly before making the bread. Week old homemade bread with no preservatives generally goes to the chickens, but, last … Continue reading Great use for stale bread!