Year: 2012

Bacon and Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon and Cheddar Stuffed MushroomsMakes 24 Mushrooms 24 large button mushrooms2 slices bread, torn3 tablespoons bacon bits (or 2 slices bacon, crumbled)1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese Remove stems from cleaned mushrooms. Finely mince the stems. Preheat oven to 375F.

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Baked Cod and Wilted Spinach with Parmesan Panko Crumbs

Baked Cod and Wilted Spinach with Parmesan Panko CrumbsServes 2 12 ounces cod fillets 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided2 cloves garlic, mashed and minced6 cups (9 ounces by weight) baby spinach, torn1 tablespoon panko bread crumbs1 teaspoon parmesan cheese Preheat oven to 350.

Posted in Cod, Fish, Panko, Parmesan, Spinach

Winter Wonderland? You bet!

Wednesday, at 1pm: Thursday, at 1pm: Welcome to winter in Wisconsin! This storm was predicted a few days ago and it did not live up to the hype. But I’m not complaining! I only needed to run the snowblower a total of three times

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Bacon-Spinach Mashed Potatoes

Bacon-Spinach Mashed PotatoesServes 6 (approximately 1/2 cup or 4 ounces by weight) 3 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered1 teaspoon olive oil3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced1/4 cup (2.5 ounces by weight) Fage Greek yogurt2 tablespoon real bacon bits

Posted in Beef, Garlic, Potato, Roasted, Side DIsh, Spinach, Vegetables

Did You Notice A Change?

Hi! It’s end of semester over here and I am kicking my feet as fast as possible, trying to keep my head above the rising waters. One more day and life will get back to normal (or whatever I consider “normal”.) But

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Roasted Carrots and Peas

Roasted Carrots and PeasServes 6 6 large carrots, peeled, and cut in quarters lengthwise2 cups frozen peas, thawed1 tablespoon olive oilSeasoning (black pepper, coriander, garlic powder, onion powder is what I used) Preheat oven to 450 and place a baking pan

Posted in Carrots, Easy, Peas, Roasted, Side DIsh

Tomato, Spinach and Feta Topped Chicken Thighs

Tomato, Spinach and Feta topped Chicken Thighs Serve 4 1 tablespoon olive oil Your preferred seasoning (I prefer Penzey’s Greek Seasoning)4 chicken thighs (skin on, and bone in) Topping: 1 medium onion, finely minced 3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced

Posted in Chicken, Feta, Spinach, Tomato

The Winner of The Eating Well Subscription Is:

Jennifer Wegner! Thank you to everyone that entered my first giveaway. It was exciting to receive an enthusiastic response. I hope to have others from time to time, always of products that have helped me reach my goals. Jennifer, please

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Baked Egg with Feta and Spinach

Baked Egg with Feta and SpinachServe 4 4 eggs, separated1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese1 teaspoon of your preferred herb blend (I used Penzey’s Mural of Flavor.)1 cup (packed) fresh baby spinach, finely choppedPepper to taste 1.  Preheat oven to 350F.2. 

Posted in Breakfast, Cookbook, Eggs, Feta

The “Ps” of Long Term Success, the Final Piece of the Puzzle AND my FIRST EVER GIVEAWAY!

You’ve got PASSION, are PLANNED and PREPARED. You’ve PROCEEDED towards your goal with PERSISTENCE and you PAY ATTENTION with PATIENCE. You have a PASSION for your goal, and have a well-defined PLAN and are PREPARED. You PROCEEDED on your path, with PERSISTENCE

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