Spicy Baked Beans

Time: 45 minutes This is a cheat recipe for sure – but a great recipe for barbeques and potlucks. Easy and delicious (and even healthy). Music Selection: Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson – The Last Cowboy Song Ingredients: 1 lb bacon 1 onion, diced 2 – 348 mL can of your favorite baked beans 1…

Grilled Radicchio Bundles – Two Ways!

Time: 30 minutes These little magical bundles are soooo delicious and easy to make. I like that you can serve them two ways with little extra effort, too. Great for keto dieters. Music Selection: Coldplay – Magic Ingredients: 1 medium head of radicchio 1 ball fresh mozzarella ½ cup pesto Option 1: 3 Tbsp olive…

BBQ Italian Porkloin

Time: marinating time: 2 hours; 30 minutes Wowsee – you will enjoy this simple and tasty recipe. Great for company! Music Selection: Lindsey Stirling – Til The Light Goes Out Ingredients: 2  porkloins, 2 lbs each ½ cup balsamic vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried…

Broccoli with creamy lemon garlic sauce

Time: 30 minutes You will want to tango after having this scrumptuous broccoli side dish. It is a great keto diet dish, too! Music Selection: Tango – Roxanne Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli, cut into large florets 1 cup cream cheese 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup parmesan cheese Zest from one lemon Juice…

Italian Roasted Potatoes

Time: 45 minutes Do you know what I love about this recipe? Sooo easy, soooo fast, sooo delicious AND the leftovers make great fried potatoes in the morning or as fried hash! Music Selection: Roxette – It Must Have Been Love Ingredients: 5 – 6 potatoes, skin on 1 cup Italian dressing (kraft, paul newman,…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

Candied Yams

Time: 1 hour Once you make these yams, they will always be one of your sides… enjoy with Sheryl Crow & Sting. Music Selection: Sheryl Crow & Sting – Always On Your Side Ingredients: 1 large yam ¼ cup butter, melted ½ cup brown sugar 3 Tbsp orange juice 1 tsp vanilla ½ tsp cinnamon…