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Mini meatloaf: bacon cheddar!

Mini meatloaf: bacon cheddar!

This recipe is awesome. It can be made into a regular loaf or mini sized (compliments of a muffin tin). Regular meatloaf takes more than an hour to make. This takes less than half the time! Makes me like it even more. 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 2/3 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup chopped onion … Continue reading

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

We were introduced to this yummy recipe while having dinner at cousin Tina’s house (she made it gluten free for us!) I made a couple small alterations (we love bacon) and here we go! 4-6 medium potatoes 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (separated into 2 1/2cup servings) Bacon bits … Continue reading

Oatmeal raisin cookies

Oatmeal raisin cookies

These are my husband’s favorite cookie! Soft and chewy. As always, these cookies are easily made gluten free by making sure your oats are ok and your flour is GF. Yields 4 dozen cookies 2 cups brown sugar 1 cup shortening 2 eggs 2 cups flour 3 cups oatmeal 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 … Continue reading

Steak Baked Ziti

Steak Baked Ziti

This combines two great foods. What’s not to love?! To make things easy, I usually make this recipe a couple days after steak night so I am just using leftovers and don’t have to cook a whole steak. This makes a 9×12 pan. 1 lb penne or ziti (very difficult to find GF ziti) 1 … Continue reading

Cheddar bacon chicken

Cheddar bacon chicken

Sounds awesome, right? Well it is. And simple. 2 chicken breasts 1 cup cheddar cheese, separated into 2 1/2 cup portions Bacon bits (or real bacon, chopped) 1 egg Breadcrumbs Preheat the oven to 375. Tenderize the chicken and make a deep cut down the side. Take 1/2 cup of cheese and carefully stuff it … Continue reading

Visalus shake time!

Visalus shake time!

My brother in law recently started using Visalus shakes. I never heard of it. He wanted us to try it. Ehhhh. Do I need it? What does it do? He believed in them so much and had seen some great results. We trusted him and bit the bullet. The shakes are for anyone who wants … Continue reading

Chicken Tot Bake

Chicken Tot Bake

I’m sure you have all sorts of inspirational pictures and quotes showing up on your Facebook wall. I usually skim over them. I have a couple family members that started these “shares,” but things are starting to get interesting. Instead of pictures of sunsets and cute animals, I’m starting to see delicious recipes! I was … Continue reading

Homemade cheddar bacon mashed potatoes

Homemade cheddar bacon mashed potatoes

I finished the potatoes! Finally. Here is my last potato recipe for a while. Quick, easy, serves 4. 8-10 small potatoes 2 tbsp butter 1/2 cup cheddar cheese Bacon bits (Hormel brand are GF) Peel and boil the potatoes for 25 minutes. Drain the water. Mash the potatoes. Return to the stove and set to … Continue reading

Shepard’s Pie

Shepard’s Pie

If you haven’t read my past couple posts, then you don’t know about my potato situation. To summarize: I have a lot of potatoes. I need to use them before they go bad. This is potato recipe number 3. Shepard’s pie. I’ve heard of it. I had no idea what is it or what was … Continue reading

Gluten free potato salad

Gluten free potato salad

Bags of potatoes were buy 1 get 1 free at the grocery store. I used some in the previous post with chicken. I still have a lot of potatoes. What else can I use them for?? Time to dig through my recipes. I don’t like potato salad. My husband loves it. Mom sent me this … Continue reading