Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake

Time: 45 minutes plus at least 6 hours to set Turn it up, dance, dance, dance, repeat – you will definitely want to dance after you try this cheesecake and then turn it up, dance some more and repeat… Music Selection: Katy Perry – Chained to the Rhythm Ingredients: Crust: 24 whole Golden Oreo cookies…

Beef Tater-Totchos

Time: 35 minutes Hay Amores – there are loves… then there are totchos… great for tailgate parties, BBQs, and Friday nights! Music Selection: Shakira – Hay Amores Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 – 800 g bag frozen tater tots 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 lb ground beef 1 pkg taco seasoning (3 Tbsp seasoning) 1 cup…

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Time: 1 hour This cake is a bit of a mystery considering the ingredients (zucchini and cloves) and how delicious and moist it is (and healthy). My mom made this every year with the zucchini she grew in the garden… in my opinion the best way to eat zucchini (and cake). You can sneak zucchini…

Crispy, Spicy Burritos (Instant Pot)

Time: 90 minutes While this recipe does take a bit of time, it is a healthy, savoury meal that you will turn to again and again! Music Selection: Los Lobos – Come On Let’s Go Ingredients: 3 lb oven or chuck roast, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 onion, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1…

Instant Pot Beef & Mushroom Stew

Time: 60 minutes Quick, healthy and delicious!! Plus, you will love breathing in the delicious aroma when you release the pressure! Music Selection – Sia – Breathe Me Ingredients: 2 lb beef chuck stew meat or round oven roast, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion chopped 2 carrots, peeled and…

Mascarpone Grits

Time: 30 minutes You will LOVE this recipe for so many reasons – it is great for a quick, healthy breakfast with a runny egg on top, or as the base to put chili or stew on top of! No matter what you decide to do with this recipe, you will love it! Music Selection:…

Banana Gingerbread Loaf

Time: 1 hour This is one of my favorite ways to use up ripe bananas (for -evermore)… it is a healthy, easy, tasty brunch or breakfast (or high tea) treat! Music Selection: Josh Groban – Evermore (from Beauty and the Beast) Ingredients 2 cups mashed banana (about 2 ripe bananas) 1 ½ tsp vanilla 1/3…

Baked Arancini

Time: 90 minutes These little balls of goodness are like sunshine on your face on a wonderful summer day – enjoy! Music Selection: James Taylor & Yo-Yo-Ma – Here Comes the Sun Ingredients: 4 cups chicken broth 2 Tbsp olive oil ½ cup finely chopped onion 2 cups arborio rice ½ cup freshly grated parmesan…

Oatmeal French Toast (GF)

Time: overnight plus 15 minutes in morning Mama -oooh, oooh, oooh – if you are looking for a twist on oatmeal or a gluten-free french toast, this is your recipe…. Music Selection: Bohemian Rhapsody – Prague Cello Quartet Ingredients: 3 Cups water 2 cups quick cooking rolled oats ½ cup dried cranberries or blueberries 3…

Goat Cheese Mushy Peas

Time: 30 minutes In the wee small hours of the morning, when hungry, try these peas – healthy, delicious, and filling! Music Selection: Sting & Chris Botti – In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning Ingredients: 2 Tbsp butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 5 cups frozen green peas 1 cup water or chicken broth…