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Creamy potatoes and peas are loaded up like a bacon potato. Yum!
Bacon Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Potato Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetable Recipes

Loaded Creamed Potatoes and Peas Recipe

 

I’m a self-admitted potato freak. I have always loved the classic creamed potatoes, baby whole onions, and tender sweet peas dish from my youth. This is my uptown version, based on the loaded baked potato, and it’s to die for!

Hard to believe these fruit tarts are not only paleo, but made with a spiralizer.
Dessert Recipes, Fruit Recipes, Muffin Recipes, Nut Recipes

Spiralized Fruit Tarts Recipe

 

 So, you thought your new spiralizer was just for vegetables? Not so! Check out these fruit tarts made with spiralized apples nestled in a date and walnut crust. There is no baking involved, so no hot kitchen. They are great for paleo diets and a sweet treat for vegetarians, yet […]

Greek classic lamb and artichokes is made in the crockpot.
Artichoke Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Lamb Recipes, Main Dishes

Lamb with Artichokes Recipe

 

 A creamy lemon sauce is the perfect finish for this classic Greek combination of stewed lamb and artichokes. The recipe uses canned artichoke hearts, so no need to wait until artichokes are in season. The crockpot ensures the most tender lamb you’ve ever tasted. Opa! The Author Says: “This is […]

Succulent turkey legs coated with savory cherry glaze.
Fruit Recipes, Main Dishes, Turkey Recipes, Wine Recipes

Cherry-Glazed Turkey Legs Recipe

 

 Turkey legs are fairly inexpensive these days, compared to other meats and poultry. I’ve always been a fan of the dark side of poultry. It’s not only richer in flavor, but also more moist. This was one of those scrounge around in the pantry and see what happens experiments, and […]

Easy diabetic-friendly fried chicken is baked in the oven.
Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

 

 Who doesn’t love fried chicken? Who doesn’t need all that extra grease from the frying pan? Give this diabetic-friendly recipe a try. You’ll love it even if you’re not on a diet. Best of all, no standing over a hot skillet, and no messy splatters to clean up.  Be sure […]

Chili oil, cherries, and pecans enhance this deliciously different Southern rice pilaf.
Fruit Recipes, Nut Recipes, Rice Recipes, Side Dishes

Southern Rice Pilaf Recipe

 

 Take a walk on the gourmet side with this tantalizingly different rice pilaf. It’s slightly spicy, crunchy from pecans, and gets a touch of sweetness from dried cherries. It’s a savory and sweet match made in heaven. Wild rice is used, but feel free to substitute your favorite rice. It […]

Drool over this Southern-fried chicken with a Caribbean flair.
Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Fried Chicken Recipe

 

 The addition of coconut milk to the buttermilk marinade helps tenderize and moisturize the chicken. That, and the bold choice of spices, gives this fried chicken a Caribbean flair. It’s an interesting and fabulous twist on Southern fried chicken. Be prepared for recipe requests, but I won’t blame you if […]

Lemon, lemon zest, and Parmesan cheese make this rice an addictive side dish.
Cheese Recipes, Rice Recipes, Side Dishes

Lemon Butter Rice Recipe

 

 This variation of rice pilaf gets a refreshing tang from lemon zest and lemon juice. It’s a delightful change of pace and incredibly easy to make. The lemon flavor is not overwhelming. The butter and Parmesan cheese add a creaminess that is hard to resist. It’s the perfect side dish […]