My Dad’s Famous Chili

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This recipe is super special to me! This is my dad’s special recipe. He created for the restaurant he and my mom opened when I was in elementary school!! He was so so secretive about all of his recipes especially this one! I didn’t do it 100% the same but it was JUST as good!! He and my mom inspired me to start cooking and since my dad passed 6 years ago I haven’t stopped cooking!! He would be very glad to know that I am getting to share all of these family recipes with you guys!! Sharing these recipes and cooking them bring me back to my childhood and I just love that you all are loving them too!! Give this recipe a try. You will love it!!

Ingredients
– 1 lb 80/20 ground beef
– 1 chopped onion, plus extra for garnish
– 1 can diced tomatoes
–…

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Apple Cider Cookies

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Betty Crocker

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 package (0.74 oz) apple cider instant drink mix (do not prepare)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup finely chopped peeled apple (1 medium)

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix sugar, 1 teaspoon of the apple cider drink mix and 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon; set aside.In large bowl, stir cookie mix, softened butter, egg, remaining apple cider drink mix and cinnamon with spoon until soft dough forms. Stir in apple pieces until combined. Shape dough into 40 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Roll balls in sugar-spice mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Discard sugar-spice mixture after rolling balls.Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are set and light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely…

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Amish Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

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https://www.tastesoflizzyt.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Filling
    • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
    • 3 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 5-6 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add vanilla and mix. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt. Add to mixture in mixing bowl and mix until well combined.
  • Shape the dough into 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten the balls with a fork.
  • Bake the cookies at 375 degrees for 5-6 minutes. Do not overbake! Remove the pan from the oven and leave the cookies on the cookie sheet for 2-3 minutes. The cookies will continue to absorb heat from the cookie sheet. After this, move the cookies to wire racks to cool.

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No Bake Cookies

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup (113g) salted butter
  • 1 ¾ cups (350g) granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup (32g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup (120ml) milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup (160g) creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups (275g) quick oats (don’t use old fashioned oats)

Directions

  1. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a 2.5 to 3 quart medium saucepan combine butter, sugar, cocoa, and milk. 
  3. Set over medium heat, and cook stirring frequently until it reaches a full boil. 
  4. Allow mixture to boil 60 seconds without stirring. 
  5. Remove from heat, immediately add in vanilla, peanut butter and quick oats. 
  6. Stir mixture until well combined then, using a medium (2 Tbsp) cookie scoop or two spoons drop mixture onto lined baking sheets or into cupcake liners. 
  7. Allow to rest at room temperature until set, about 20 – 30 minutes (to speed up setting refrigerate).

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Chicken Pot Pie Mac & Cheese

Sweet 'n Savory Therapy

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth (we used Swanson 33% Less Sodium)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley (we used Italian parsley)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (we used freshly ground black pepper)
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp white Cheddar cheese, divided (we used 1 cup*)
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken (we used breast meat)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 3/4 cup coarsely crushed buttery round crackers (we used Ritz crackers)

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Look at the box your pasta came in and follow it’s directions for cooking. Drain the pasta and place it in…

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Pork Chop Mac And Cheese

Sweet 'n Savory Therapy

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion
  • 4 (1/2-inch-thick) bone-in pork rib chops
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper, divided (we used freshly ground black pepper)
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 5 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded  whole-milk mozzarella cheese*
  • 1 (16-ounce package cavatappi pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 tablespoons panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Garish: fresh rosemary

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Take a 12-inch cast-iron skillet and pour 1 tablespoon of oil in, setting the skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil’s hot, toss the onion in, stirring it now and then for around 5 minutes or until the onion looks lightly browned. Take the onions out of the skillet and put them on a plate…

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Cajun Mac And Cheese

Sweet 'n Savory Therapy

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. andouille sausage, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup diced yellow onion
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 ½ cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups cooked crawfish tails
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked
  • ½ cup thinly sliced green onion (we sliced ours on the bias)

Directions

  1. Take a large skillet out and add the sausage to it, setting the heat to medium-high. Stir the sausage around now and then for 5 to 7 minutes or until it looks browned. Take the sausage out of the skillet and place it on a plate for the time being.
  2. In the same skillet you just used, add the butter in and turn the heat down to medium. Once the butter’s melted, toss in the bell pepper and…

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Sausage And Shrimp Gumbo

Sweet 'n Savory Therapy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced 1/4-inch thick (we used Conecuh Hickory Smoked Sausage)
  • 1 pound andouille sausage, sliced 1/4-inch thick (we used Roger Wood andouille)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (we used a yellow onion)
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 2 (32-ounce) cartons seafood stock (we used Swanson seafood stock)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves (we used fresh bay leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning (we used Zatarain’s Creole seasoning)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 pounds large fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails left on)
  • Hot cooked rice (we used white rice)
  • Garnish: chopped green onion (optional)

Directions

  1. Set a large Dutch oven over medium heat, tossing in all the sausage* and letting it cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until all of it’s browned, stirring now…

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Andouille Sausage Gravy

Sweet 'n Savory Therapy

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped smoked andouille sausage (we used Roger Wood brand andouille that we cut into slices that we then quartered)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (we used a yellow onion)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (we used freshly ground black pepper)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  • 2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
  • Garnish: chopped fresh sage, ground black pepper (didn’t use)
  • Biscuits (The recipe didn’t call for this but what better a thing to serve this gravy on other than biscuits?)

Directions

  1. Take a 10-inch cast-iron skillet out and pour the oil in, setting the skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil’s hot, toss the onion and sausage in, stirring constantly for 7 minutes or until the sausage has browned. Turn the heat down to medium and move…

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Gristmill Gravy

The Appalachian Tale

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons bacon grease
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup buttermilk (or whole milk)
  • 1 cup hot water
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

After frying bacon, or using reserved bacon grease, get the grease hot over med-high heat. Add cornmeal and stir until browned, but do not burn. Add buttermilk and stir. Add water and stir well until thickened. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve over biscuits, bread or meat – anything you like gravy on.

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Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – MAPLE DIJON CHICKEN WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH

My Meals are on Wheels

This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – MAPLE DIJON CHICKEN WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH. If this just doesn’t scream Fall Recipe, nothing does! Chicken combined with Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash along with a Maple Dijon Sauce. Like I said “Fall Recipe”! The recipe is off the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website (https://diabeticgourmet.com/) which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes. Salads, Soups, Entrees, Dessert, they have recipes for all! Plus don’t forget to subscribe to the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One!

MAPLE DIJON CHICKEN WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH
This is a great recipe for fall with two seasonal favorites, brussels sprouts and butternut squash. Butternut squash is sometimes known in Australia and New Zealand as butternut pumpkin or gramma.

Ingredients

4 chicken thighs
4 chicken drumsticks
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
1 TBSP…

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Eggless Whole Wheat Walnut Cake/ Eggless Walnut Cake/ Eggless Wheat Cake/ Healthy Eggless Cake

Cook With Kaur

Today’s recipe is an easy, light and a perfect tea cake. The best part about this cake is that it is made with whole wheat flour and it tastes awesome with a cup of tea or coffee. It is healthier than the regular cake so you can enjoy as much as you can without any guilt.

Dry cakes are simple, quick and easy to make as they can be served without the frosting also. And you can also add your favourite nuts in this recipe as per your choice. You can also make the same recipe using all purpose flour as well. This cake can be easily made by a beginner as well, the recipe is super simple all you have to do is follow some instructions properly and you can get a perfectly baked cake. The most important point for making any type of cake is to sieve the…

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