Not-So-Sloppy Slider Recipe

This was another fun recipe I tried using the Kid-Tastic Wildtree Bundle of seasonings – Not So Sloppy Sliders! I did make it a tad different than their version — I didn’t make it into patties, but actually made it like a chopped burger/sloppy joe…and topped it off with slices of sharp cheddar cheese. Yum! You will need: 1½ lbs […]

Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff — so easy to make when you let the crock pot do most of the work! Most people will use stew meat, but I prefer to get a nice sirloin and have the meat department cut it into nice sized pieces for me. If you as the meat counter, nicely, they should do it for free. I used […]

Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are so yummy, the ultimate comfort food (in my opinion).  I prefer russet potatoes, but you could really use any kind. Using the herbs means you can skip the gravy and simply use a little butter to enjoy. The addition of a few simple herbs takes this classic comfort food up to the next level.   Herbed Mashed Potatoes You will […]

Perfect For Guests: Cheddar Horseradish Cheeseball

This is one of those things that you can keep in the fridge for a week before your party – it’s GREAT for the holiday time! Fairly simple, and yet often impressive with it’s flavor, you can score a big hit with this gem. Cheddar Horseradish Cheeseball 8 Smart Points Per Serving Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup […]

Pea and Peanut Salad is a Throwback to Supper Club Days

This is a very different, yet delightful side dish/salad that often surprises people. It SOUNDS a tad weird, but the flavors and texture really work together! Try bringing it to a potluck and watch the weary faces light up as they nibble it and then go back for more. Pea and Peanut Salad  9 Smart Points Per Serving Ingredients: 10 […]

Homemade Seasoning Salt Recipe

Did you know that there is really a store behind the Lawry’s Seasoning Salt? It was made for their restaurant chain’s amazing Prime Rib entrees! I have been to their Chicago and Vegas locations…it was like stepping back into the supper club era. This is MY version of seasoning salt…it makes a large batch that you can use to season steaks, […]