Best Grilled Chicken Marinade – Grillin’ can be thrillin’ and easy!

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Best Grilled Chicken Marinade - and its easy! It's summer and grilled chicken is something I like to a lot of because it's tasty, doesn't heat up my kitchen, and it's not beef or pork.  Don't get me wrong! I love red meat but I try to limit it because both Bill and I have health issues that dictate that we be careful of our dietary cholesterol.  I'm not  a health-nut and will … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna – a healthy crock-pot recipe

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Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna fills your Crock-Pot with healthy goodness! Lately, I am working on some healthy alternatives to some of my old favorite foods.  Lasagna has always been an ultimate comfort food for me.   I was very guilty of loading it up with lots of calories and fat.  But this Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna has all the tasty, cheesy goodness of lasagna but … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Curried Carrot Soup

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Easy to grow! Tasty to eat! Slow Cooker Curried Carrot Soup reaps the harvest rewards... Carrots are a huge favorite vegetable in the Thompson family.  In fact, they are at the top of everyone's list so when we plant our garden in the spring they are always guaranteed a large section of the garden. With proper soil, they are quite easy to cultivate and they store well whether … [Read more...]

Baked Mandarin Chicken Breasts

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Baked Mandarin Orange Chicken Breasts served in a scrumptious citrus based sauce! Try this Baked Mandarin Chicken Breasts Recipe to add a note of sunny citrus to a gloomy winter day! Cold weather is coming and although it is only mid-October, here in the Maine North Woods we have already had our first snowstorm.  It was only an inch of snow, and it melted the next day but it … [Read more...]

Stuffed Baked Apples Dessert Recipe


Easy Quick Apple Dessert - A delicious autumn baked apple delight! It's autumn and apples are in abundance!  There are chilly fall days when I want an easy apple dessert that's warm and delicious but I don't have time for complicated recipes with pie crust and such.  One of the "weapons" in my dessert arsenal is Baked Apples.  I have a number of baked apple recipes.  What I … [Read more...]