23 de septiembre de 2017

Sticky & Sweet Baked Chicken Wings RECIPE FOR TODAY

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Sticky & Sweet Baked Chicken Wings

Serves 4... (I am thinking only 1 lol)
Baked Chicken Wings that are perfect for the whole family and full of sticky and sweet flavor!

12 small Chicken Wings
12 Chicken Drumettes

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup Rice Vinegar
1/2 cup Honey
2 cloves Garlic minced
1 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
2 tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce
2 tbsp Sweet Red Thai sauce
1 tsp Ancho Chili Powder
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper

1.In a large bowl combine all of the marinade ingredients with a whisk

2.Taste to adjust seasonings as necessary

3.Add in Chicken Wings and Drumettes and toss to coat all of the chicken

4.Cover bowl with clear plastic wrap and let marinade for at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours, tossing every once in a while to coat the chicken

To Bake
1.Preheat oven to 400

2.Line a large baking sheet with several layers of aluminum foil

3.Remove each Chicken Wing and Drumette and place on baking sheet, making sure they are not touching

4.Brush liberally with marinade

5.Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until wings are browned and skin is getting crispy

6.Remove and let sit for 5-10 minutes to let sauce get sticky

7.Serve & Enjoy!!!

22 de septiembre de 2017

Summer Squash with Bacon RECIPE FOR TODAY

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Summer Squash with Bacon

2 -3 yellow squash, sliced
2 -3 zucchini, sliced
4 slices cooked bacon
1 medium onion, sliced and quartered
1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
1/8 teaspoon Mrs. Dash seasoning mix, salts
2 tablespoons olive oil

slice all squash, onion. Chop bacon into bite size pieces.
put olive oil in pan get hot and add all ingredients. cook until tender.

21 de septiembre de 2017

Apple Snickerdoodle Cobbler RECIPE FOR TODAY

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Apple Snickerdoodle Cobbler

Fruit Mixture
7 cups peeled, medium-sliced Granny Smith apples (3 to 4 large or 6 to 7 small) 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 package (12 cookies) Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!® refrigerated sugar cookies
Step 1
Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9 1/2-inch deep-dish pie plate with cooking spray.
Step 2
In large bowl, gently toss Fruit Mixture ingredients until apple slices are coated. Pour evenly into pie plate.
Step 3
In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Dip top of each cookie into sugar- cinnamon mixture; arrange on top of apple mixture.
Step 4
Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until Topping is golden brown. Cool slightly before serving.

20 de septiembre de 2017


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3/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt (I used vanilla)
1/4 cup skim milk
1/2 cup Cocoa powder
1/2 cup Old fashioned rolled oats (like Quaker)
1/2 cup Truvia (or any natural/stevia based sweetener that pours like sugar)
1 egg
1/3 cup applesauce
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch salt

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease a square baking dish (I used 8"x8"). Combine all ingredients into a food processor or a blender, and blend until smooth (about 1 minute). Pour into the prepared dish and bake for about 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely before cutting into 9 large squares. 

19 de septiembre de 2017


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Breakfast Bake
Fantastic for ANY meal!!

1 Can Flaky Grands
Bag shredded cheddar 8 oz.
Half cup milk
Cubed ham or ground cooked sausage 1 cup cooked
5 eggs
Salt and pepper
Add all ingredients and mix ....saving biscuits for last.

Cut biscuits into fours and carefully mix in.
Transfer to roomy casserole dish that has been oiled. Cook 25 at 350. You can't mess this up and it comes out looking JUST like picture. Serve for breakfast or dinner with small salad.

18 de septiembre de 2017

Layered Mexican Enchilada Casserole RECIPE FOR TODAY

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Layered Mexican Enchilada Casserole

Serves 12
A great Mexican casserole that brings everything you love Mexican all in one casserole.
10 corn tortillas
6 flour tortillas
3 cups enchilada sauce - divided
2 cups chicken - shredded
2 cups salsa Verde - divided
1 cup reduced fat sour cream
2 tbsp chili powder
2 cups fat free refried beans
3 cups reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese - divided
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro + extra for garnish

Preheat oven to 350
Prepare a large casserole dish with nonstick spray
Spread 1 cup of enchilada sauce on bottom of dish
Place 6 corn tortillas on top of the enchilada sauce - tear into smaller pieces to cover completely
In a small bowl combine chicken, 1 cup salsa verde, sour cream and chili powder together
Layer chicken mixture over flour tortillas
Spread 1 cup of cheese over chicken
Sprinkle cilantro over chicken
Place 5 flour tortillas over cheese - tearing into smaller pieces to cover as much as possible
In a small bowl combine beans, 1 cup enchilada sauce and remaining salsa verde
Spread beans over tortillas
Sprinkle 1 cup of cheese over beans
Cut remaining tortillas into quarters and layer over cheese with flour & corn tortillas
Pour remaining enchilada sauce over tortillas and sprinkle remaining cheese
Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes
Remove foil and continue baking for 15 minutes or until cheese is golden and bubbly
Garnish with additional cilantro if desired
Each serving is 6 WW+ points
**Calories: 232 Total Fat: 9.5 g Saturated Fat: 5 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 21.4 mg
Sodium: 1336.4 mg Total Carbs: 22.9 g Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g Sugars: 7.9 g Protein: 13.2 g
The Half Baked Life

17 de septiembre de 2017

Mexican Style Cabbage Skillet RECIPE FOR TODAY

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Mexican Style Cabbage Skillet

1/2 head of cabbage chopped
1 lb of Ground Trukey or hamburger meat
1 can of rotel or diced tomatoes if you like it less spicy
1 packet taco seasoning or 2 T of your homemade taco seasoning

Brown hamburger, drain. Sauté chopped cabbage in 2Tbs of butter until tender. Add the beef to the cabbage, taco seasoning, can of rotel and half can of water. Simmer until liquid is absorbed.