Absolute Best Ever Lasagna

INGREDIENTS 1 1⁄2lbs lean ground beef 1⁄2lb Italian sausage 1large onion, chopped 2 -3garlic cloves, minced 1 1⁄2-2teaspoons salt (or to taste) 1teaspoon fresh coarse ground black pepper (or to taste) 1tablespoon dried parsley flakes 1tablespoon dried oregano 1tablespoon dried basil 2(14 1/2 ounce) cans whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped …

Low Carb Pizza

INGREDIENTS 4ounces cream cheese, softened 4eggs 1⁄3cup heavy cream 1⁄4cup grated parmesan cheese 1teaspoon chives 1⁄2teaspoon italian seasoning or 1⁄2 teaspoon pizza seasoning 1⁄2teaspoon wet garlic or 1⁄4teaspoon garlic powder 2cups mozzarella cheese DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Beat together cream cheese and eggs until smooth. Add cream, …

Citrus Glazed Salmon

INGREDIENTS 4(200 g) salmon fillets 1⁄2cup grapefruit juice 1⁄2cup orange juice 2tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2tablespoons brown sugar DIRECTIONS Combine the grapefruit juice, orange juice, vinegar and brown sugar in a pan. Simmer for 15mins until glaze is reduced by half. Season salmon and grill skin side down for 5 mins, …

Sesame Chicken

INGREDIENTS 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, pat dry with paper towels 1⁄2 cup honey 1⁄2 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 cup water 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1⁄2  -1teaspoon ground ginger (fresh is better) 1⁄2– 1teaspoon red pepper flakes(optional) 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds DIRECTIONS Cook until sauce thickens slightly. You can …

Copycat Recipe for Carrabba’s Chicken Marsala

INGREDIENTS 4tablespoons butter 4boneless skinless chicken breast halves 4shallots, chopped fine 1⁄2lb mushroom, sliced 1⁄4cup dry marsala 1⁄2cup heavy cream 1teaspoon lemon juice DIRECTIONS Pound chicken breasts to even out thickness and lightly salt and pepper. In large skillet, saute chicken in 2 T melted butter until lightly browned, about …

Jolly Cranberry Juice Sangria

INGREDIENTS 1 (750 ml) bottle zinfandel (or any fruity red wine) 4 cups cranberry juice, chilled 1 cup orange juice 1 orange, halved and thinly sliced 1 firm apple, cored, quartered and thinly sliced 1⁄2 cup fresh cranberries DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients in a pretty glass decanter. Chill at least 4 …

Simple Homemade Egg Salad Sandwich

INGREDIENTS 6 hard-boiled eggs 3 tablespoons mayonnaise (I use light mayo on mine, don’t care for salad dressing, use more mayo if needed) 1 tablespoon mustard (I use regular yellow mustard) 1 tablespoon relish pepper (optional) lettuce (optional) 6 slices whole wheat bread (any type will do) DIRECTIONS Finely chop …

Banana Split Fluff Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 – 3.4 ounce box instant banana pudding 1 – 20 ounce can crushed pineapple (do not drain) 1 – 8 ounce container Cool Whip 1 cup mini marshmallows 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts + 2 Tablespoons for garnish 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips 2 ripe bananas, sliced 2 …