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Top 10 Potato Recipes!

Top 10 Potato Recipes!
Potatoes and I have had a long lasting love affair.  Here are my Top 10 Potato Recipes! Can diabetics eat potatoes? The Idaho Potato Commission and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) have announced a multi-year partnership making fresh Idaho® potatoes the first vegetable to participate in the ADA’s esteemed Better Choices for Life program. The purpose of the partnership is to help educate tens of millions of...
November 27, 2023

Simple Macaroni and Cheese

Simple Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and Cheese and I have had a love affair for many many years.  This simple macaroni cheese is full proof! What kind of cheese is used for macaroni and cheese? Weight Watcher peeps – why does cheese have to be so many WW points?  I’ve been watching TikTok’s of macaroni and cheese recipes that use upwards of FOUR POUNDS of cheese. For this recipe,...
November 21, 2023

Mashed Potato Croquettes

Mashed Potato Croquettes
If you find yourself with leftover mashed potatoes, you need to make these mashed potato croquettes. If you have leftover gravy, these are perfect dipped into gravy! Side note:  if you don’t have leftover mashed potatoes, Simply Potatoes are really delicious! How long do mashed potatoes last in the fridge? You can eat leftover mashed potatoes 3-5 days after they are made.  Just store in...
November 16, 2023

Thanksgiving on a Budget

Thanksgiving on a Budget
Grocery prices seem to just keep going up and up these days, so I teamed up with Mariano’s to create Thanksgiving on a Budget. Tips on Saving Money at the Grocery Store No matter what grocery store you shop at, sign up for their rewards card.  I have already saved $607.74 cents so far this year using my Mariano’s card Clip coupons before you go...
November 15, 2023

Sugar Snap Pea and Radish Salad

Sugar Snap Pea and Radish Salad
This Sugar Snap Pea and Radish Salad will quickly be on repeat this summer. My friend Morgan made this recipe on an Instagram story and I knew I had to make it.  The only thing I did was add hot honey to the recipe. How do you peel sugar snap peas? Until last weekend, I never knew you should peel sugar snap peas.  The have...
July 19, 2023

Easter on a Budget

Easter on a Budget
 I challenged myself to do Easter on a Budget.  Grocery prices seem to keep climbing, but I have several tips to keep your grocery bill in check. How to save money at the grocery store Rewards Card.  Whatever grocery store you shop at, be sure to get their rewards card.  Mariano’s is my favorite grocery store.  Not only do I save money with the rewards...
April 2, 2023

Low Carb Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese

Low Carb Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese
You need to put this low carb cauliflower macaroni and cheese on the top of the list to make! Being diabetic, I am always curious about low carb pastas.  But sadly, the results mostly taste like crap to me.  Either the cooking time is such a fine line from perfect to overcooked, or not cooked enough no matter how long, or they just disintegrate once...
December 20, 2022

Delicata Squash Mashed Potatoes

Delicata Squash Mashed Potatoes
My love affair with delicata squash continues with this delicata squash mashed potatoes recipe.  So good! The best part about this recipe is that you air fry the delicata squash, and can do this step the day before you make this dish. How do you cook delicata squash in an air fryer? Delicata squash is called the “lazy man’s squash” because the skin is edible. ...
September 25, 2022

Shrimp Risotto

Shrimp Risotto
If you have been intimated to make risotto at home, this shrimp risotto is easy! When I was in Italy I bought arborio rice that had turmeric.  The color that turmeric gives this risotto is incredible and pairs really well with the shrimp. Is it better to buy fresh or frozen shrimp? Unless you live near a body of water that you can get fresh...
August 1, 2022

Delicata Squash Twice Baked Potatoes

Delicata Squash Twice Baked Potatoes
Did you think that I wouldn’t post any more delicata squash recipes this year?  Think again!  These delicata squash twice baked potatoes are divine. I added this recipe to my Thanksgiving Dinner Roundup for my monthly Daily Herald article that comes out later this week.  Dinner for four which consists of a sirloin tip roast, glazed carrots and my new brussels sprouts recipe with crispy...
November 15, 2021
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