Sauted Eggs and Asparagus

Sauted Eggs and Asparagus is a simple and delicious breakfast that can be made in minutes. 

1/2 Tbls. olive oil
1/2 Tbls. butter
2 eggs
1 bunch asparagus
salt and pepper to taste

1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat.
2. Add eggs and cook on each side to until whites are cooked and golden brown, about 4 minutes.
3. Remove from heat and add asparagus. Cook until crisp tender, about 3 minutes.
4. Season with salt and pepper.

Serves 2

Satuted Zucchini

Sauted Zucchini is a lovely, mild side dish which pairs well with chicken, fish, and beef.

1 Tbls. olive oil
1 Tbls. butter
1/2 onion, sliced thin
1 lb. zucchini, sliced thin
salt and pepper to taste

1. Heat oil and butter in large skillet over medium heat.
2. Add onion and zucchini. Cook until tender and slightly golden.
3. Season with salt and pepper.

Serves 2

Marinara and Spaghetti

Spaghetti with Marinara is a light and tasty, classic Italian dish perfect for dinner during any season.

8 oz. spaghetti
3 Tbls. olive oil
1 small onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (32 oz.) crushed tomatoes
2 tsp. Italian seasoning blend
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. sugar

1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
3. Saute onions and garlic until tender, about 3 minutes.
4. Add tomatoes and seasoning. Simmer on medium low heat for 15 minutes.

Serves 8

Tortellini Italian Salad

1 (10 oz. pkg.)  three cheese, frozen tortellini
1 cup fresh, diced tomatoes
3/4 cup diced cucumber
1/2 cup diced, peeled carrots
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup quality Italian dressing

1. Cook tortellini according to package directions.
2. Drain tortellini and place in a large bowl.
3. Add tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, onions, cheese, and dressing.
4. Serve immediately,

Peaches and Cream Oatmeal


Peaches and Cream Oatmeal is a fresh and delicious breakfast dish that can be prepared in a less than 5 minutes. Here is a wonderful meal that may be served even with the busiest of schedules.

1 cup old fashioned oats
1 cup water
1 cup 2% organic milk
2 Tbls. cream
1 Tbls. brown sugar
1 fresh peach, peeled and diced

1. In a medium bowl, combine oats and water.
2. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 minutes.
3. Divide among 2 bowls, top with 1/2 cup milk, 1 tablespoon cream, 1/2 tablespoon sugar and 1/2 peach.

Serves 2

Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

Teriyaki Chicken is a simple, sweet and savory Asian recipe that is family friendly, delicious, and quick

1 cup soy sauce
1 cup water
3 Tbls. brown sugar
2 Tbls. canola oil
2 tsps. fresh grated ginger
2 tsps. fresh minced garlic
1/2 tsp. white pepper
4 chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
steamed vegatables
cooked rice

1.  In a 9 X 13 glass dish, combine soy sauce, water, sugar, oil, ginger, garlic and pepper.
2. Add chicken breasts and marinate for 20 minute covered in refrigerator.
3. Bake chicken and marinade in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until no longer pink.
4. Serve over rice and topped with steamed vegetables. 

Serves 8

Scrambled Eggs with Ham and Cheese

Here is a classic breakfast dish that is savory, tasty, and satisfying.

8 large eggs
1 Tbls. whole milk
1 Tbls. butter
1 cup shredded Monteray-jack cheese
1/2 cup cooked ham, diced
fresh tomato, diced
salt and pepper to taste

1. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and whole milk.
2. In a large non-stick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. 
3. Add eggs and cook until set and firm, occasionally stirring. 
4. Turn down heat to low, add cheese and ham. Cook until cheese is melted.
5. Salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Serves 4