Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde Sour Cream

These enchiladas are so very tasty! The recipe is simple but the prep-work is a little time consuming, unless you cook the chicken ahead of time or use leftover chicken, of course. (You could also prepare the sauce ahead of time, and keep it in the fridge for a few days). This is a perfect…

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Easy and so Delicious! Pineapple Upside Down Cake is one of my family’s very favorite desserts. When I was first married I used a fairly standard one layer cake recipe for upside down cakes which turned out okay but then one day I was browsing, once again, through one of my many cookbooks and found…

Perfect Red Velvet Cake Recipe

If you are like many people you have been searching for the perfect Red Velvet cake recipe for a long time. That perfect combination of beautiful, vibrant color, delicate cocoa flavor, and tangy cream cheese frosting is elusive but when you find it is amazing. Look no further. History of Red Velvet Cake No one…

Chicken and Cheese Enchilada Casserole

Tastes Better Than Regular Enchiladas With Less Calories Why a Casserole instead of regular Enchiladas? Aside being faster and cheaper (less tortillas) you cut down the calorie count by at least 500 calories for the entire dish (about 10 tortillas). Served with Spanish rice and refried beans takes it to the next level! Ingredients 1-9x13x2…

Vegetarian Soup Recipes – Lose Weight Diet

A lot of people have turned to a vegetarian diet as a healthy way to lose weight. I think that is a very smart weight loss strategy. Animal fats are one of the main factors that cause obesity and other health problems. By eliminating or vastly reducing the amount of meat you eat, you can…

Layered Bean Dip: Vegetarian Recipe

My husband and I looked at each other in the kitchen the other night and sighed. It was ninety-some degrees with 100% humidity, and cooking was the last thing either of us wanted to do. Rummaging in the fridge and glancing at the avocadoes in the fruit bowl, I suggested, “How about bean dip?” He…

Guacamole Recipe: A Fresh Avocado Treat

This delicious fresh guacamole dip has never failed to impress when we bring it to a potluck or party. This simple, classic recipe takes the delicious buttery taste of avocados and gives them a spicy bite with garlic, onion, and salsa. A Word about Avocados Avocados are an excellent source of protein. They have a…

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut and Cranberries Recipe

For the first several years when I changed to a vegan diet, I simply never had dessert at all, because I had no idea how to bake without using dairy and eggs. One Christmas, however, my mother-in-law gave me a wonderful gift: a compilation of all sorts of different recipes for various sorts of egg…

Easy Vegetarian Meal: Tomato Basil Salad with Veggie Burger

I would love it if I had time at every single meal to cook an elaborate meal from scratch, but often, especially at lunch, something so involved is simply not possible. Though we often fail to make all of our meals completely from raw ingredients, we do at least try to have on hand a…

Vegetarian Autumn Stew Recipe: A Harvest Feast

Autumn is my favorite season, but it always seems to be the most fleeting. The trees burst into brilliant color, but those colors let go and fall to the ground so quickly. Luckily, there are several things about fall that last longer than the leaves, and one of those things is the harvest. Several autumn…