“Sausage” Hash

When I was growing up, my family was not vegetarian, so there were certain dishes I missed. Hash was one of them. Though I was used to the corned beef version, I’ve come up with one just as tasty and it has a sausage flavor. When I lived in NY, our grocier carried GimmeLean, a…

Mama’s Granola

My daughter Taylor says, “When I combine all of my ingredients together before baking I use my clean washed hands instead of a spoon to mix it all together. If you think that’s weird you can use the spoon option, but from experience (believe it or not,) it tastes better, stays clumped, and is oh,…

Crust-less Spinach Quiche

Are you craving a breakfast or dinner dish that’s a little out of the ordinary, but hearty and wonderful? This crust-less quiche recipe fits that bill quite nicely! Served with a side of home-fries and a wedge of fruit or vegetable, this tasty treat is a winner anytime! Crust-less Spinach Quiche 1 onion, chopped OR…

Pumpkin Muffins

These little beauties are wonderful served with hot mulled cider or a cup of herb tea. Bring these out during the colder nights and watch your guests light up. These muffins are sure tasty! Pumpkin Muffins 2 c. canned pumpkin 3 c. flour (may use 1 c. ww or oat flour and 2 c. white…experiment)…

Nancy’s Blueberry Muffins

Nancy showed up at my door one day with these yummy treats. They tasted wonderful so I asked her for the recipe. In my opinion, they’re just right…not too sweet and very tasty. There’s nothing quite like a fresh, warm blueberry muffin topped with your favorite spread. This muffin goes well at breakfast with a…

Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

My friend Christine shared this recipe with me and said they were so good that they could also fit into the dessert category! Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins 4 Tablespoons softened butter 2 eggs 2 ripe bananas 1 cup plain low-fat vanilla yogurt 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 1/2 cups…

Momma Law’s Scrambled Tofu

“This is very flavorful! The McKay’s Chicken Seasoning is a vegetarian chicken broth that my family has used for as long as I can remember. You can find it in most health food stores – or order it online. Mom didn’t give measurements for the carrots or onions so I just told you what I…

Nancy’s Quiche

I absolutely love quiche, so was delighted when my friend Shelby Ruttan gave me permission to post this recipe. She has a wonderful site with many delicious recipes and the photos are so gorgeous, you can almost taste them. Check it out: www.grumpyshoneybunch.com Nancy’s Quiche 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder…

Kale Omelette

The great thing about omelets is that they’re tasty, cook up quick, and can be eaten for any meal. This particular one uses kale, which is calcium-rich. If you don’t have kale, try another green, such as spinach. Enjoy! Kale Omelette Serves 2 Takes 10 minutes to make 18 mins to cook 2 medium potatoes…

Fruit Pulse (Raw)

Only a select few will be interested in this “recipe” (if you can call it that). It is for the raw-ists looking for a quick and easy breakfast. When I was very sick some years back, a friend very much into healthful eating nursed me back to health. This is one of her simple recipes…

Banana Bread

Banana Bread ¾ cup sugar (or 1/2 cup brown sugar + 1/4 cups white sugar) 1/2 cup margarine/butter or vegetable oil at room temp 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup vanilla soy milk (vegan) or milk (vegetarian), mixed with 1 teaspoon vinegar (Preferably apple cider vinegar,…

Oat Bran Muffins

Bran muffins are a favorite of mine and they’re so good for you! Enjoy this recipe with some fresh fruit and you’ve got yourself a yummy breakfast. Oat Bran Muffins 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 1/2 c. oat bran OR other bran (this is not the same as regular oats) 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour…

Zucchini Bread

I’ve had this recipe a long time. It was one of many given in a recipe box by a couple of friends at our Wedding. It took me a while to warm up to zucchini. Now I love it, but zucchini bread is what started the attraction. Zucchini Bread 3 eggs 1 c. sugar 1…

“Sausage” Hash

When I was growing up, my family was not vegetarian, so there were certain dishes I missed. Hash was one of them. Though I was used to the corned beef version, I’ve come up with one just as tasty and it has a sausage flavor. When I lived in NY, our grocier carried GimmeLean, a…

Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Salad 1 c. pineapple juice 2 t. small pearl tapioca 1 c. bananas, sliced OR grapes (you may also mix half and half) 1 c. oranges, cut into small pieces 1 c. fresh pineapple chunks 1/2 c. coconut Cook juice and tapioca, stirring constantly until tapioca is clear. Remove from heat and stir in…

Cranberry-Orange Bread

It was a Christmas tradition for me to make the Cranberry-Orange bread…my mother insisted upon it. Then we moved away and for some reason I stopped making it until my son had his first taste. Now HE insists I make it every Christmas. But you don’t have to make it just for the holidays. It’s…

Hashbrown Casserole

Hashbrown Casserole 1 large onion, chopped 1/2 green pepper, chopped (opt.) 28 oz. bag shredded *hash brown potatoes, thawed 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 c. sour cream 2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 t. salt 1/4 t. pepper (opt.) In skillet, saute chopped onion and green pepper till softened. Set aside. In…

Baked Apples

The smell of apples baking in the oven is a tantalizing aroma. Enjoy these in the morning with a cup of tea or as a delectable dessert after a meal. They’re extra special with a scoop of ice cream on the side (vegans may use soy ice cream). Baked Apples 4 apples (Gala, Fujii or…

Pumpkin Muffins

These little beauties are wonderful served with hot mulled cider or a cup of herb tea. Bring these out during the colder nights and watch your guests light up. These muffins are sure tasty! Pumpkin Muffins 2 c. canned pumpkin 3 c. flour (may use 1 c. ww or oat flour and 2 c. white…experiment)…

Nancy’s Blueberry Muffins

Nancy showed up at my door one day with these yummy treats. They tasted wonderful so I asked her for the recipe. In my opinion, they’re just right…not too sweet and very tasty. There’s nothing quite like a fresh, warm blueberry muffin topped with your favorite spread. This muffin goes well at breakfast with a…

Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

My friend Christine shared this recipe with me and said they were so good that they could also fit into the dessert category! Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins 4 Tablespoons softened butter 2 eggs 2 ripe bananas 1 cup plain low-fat vanilla yogurt 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 1/2 cups…

Banana Bread

Banana Bread ¾ cup sugar (or 1/2 cup brown sugar + 1/4 cups white sugar) 1/2 cup margarine/butter or vegetable oil at room temp 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup vanilla soy milk (vegan) or milk (vegetarian), mixed with 1 teaspoon vinegar (Preferably apple cider vinegar,…

Oat Bran Muffins

Bran muffins are a favorite of mine and they’re so good for you! Enjoy this recipe with some fresh fruit and you’ve got yourself a yummy breakfast. Oat Bran Muffins 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 1/2 c. oat bran OR other bran (this is not the same as regular oats) 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour…

Zucchini Bread

I’ve had this recipe a long time. It was one of many given in a recipe box by a couple of friends at our Wedding. It took me a while to warm up to zucchini. Now I love it, but zucchini bread is what started the attraction. Zucchini Bread 3 eggs 1 c. sugar 1…

Cranberry-Orange Bread

It was a Christmas tradition for me to make the Cranberry-Orange bread…my mother insisted upon it. Then we moved away and for some reason I stopped making it until my son had his first taste. Now HE insists I make it every Christmas. But you don’t have to make it just for the holidays. It’s…