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Cheesy Veggie Twist

Cheesy Veggie Twist

Need something different for dinner? This Cheesy Veggie Twist will do the trick! This is great as a dinner or even a brunch option. It includes eggs, cream cheese, vegetables, and cheese all wrapped up in crescent rolls. It's a new twist on having breakfast for...

Pork Carnitas

It's Low Carb Monday and this is one of my favorite low carb options that you can fix in the crock pot! This pork carnitas recipe is a very flexible in that you can make pork tacos with low carb tortillas, use the meat on a salad, or mix it with salsa and eat it alone...

Easy Meatloaf

Easy Meatloaf

This is an easy meatloaf recipe that I have loved for years. My grandmother made this so many times and it is one of my favorite recipes for meatloaf. I especially like the taste the Heinz 57 gives to the meatloaf and the sauce this recipe uses.  This is another...

Philly Cheesesteak Crustless Quiche

Philly Cheesesteak Crustless Quiche

I'm starting a new series here on Detours in Life called "Low Carb Monday". Each Monday, I will have a recipe for you that is low carb and yummy! The type of diet that I eat with my bariatric surgery requires me to be low carb and these dishes tend to be extremely...

Easy Bran Muffins

Easy Bran Muffins

There is nothing better than fresh-baked muffins in the mornings. These easy bran muffins are a quick, yummy, and satisfying breakfast during the week or on the weekends. My Mom used to fix these muffins when I was in High School and I loved them for a quick breakfast...

Cheesy Chicken Shells

Cheesy Chicken Shells

My daughter is a very picky eater. We have struggled since she went on table food to find things she would eat and enjoy. About a year ago, she decided she liked cheese ravioli so I have been expanding on that by making lasagna and now these cheesy chicken shells. She...

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

This is one of those recipes that I have been making for many years. I love chicken pot pie as it is truly a one dish meal. It is easy, yummy, and it really taste good as left overs. I originally got the recipe from Weight Watchers and made one small change to it. It...

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Casserole

When I lived in Fresno, CA for awhile due to a job, I had an employee who cooked some of the best food and brought it in. She made this mexican chicken casserole one time for a pot luck at work and it was so good that I had to get the recipe from her. When I want a...

Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings

I have to admit, I didn't grow up eating chicken and dumplings like most people in the southern part of the country. When I lived out on the west coast though, for some reason the notion of chicken and dumplings reminded me of my childhood home and I would crave them....

Tangy Crock Pot Meatballs

Tangy Crock Pot Meatballs

When I was growing up, there was a lady at our church who always fixed meatballs for weddings and sometimes for special church dinners. I LOVED those meatballs and looked forward to them each and every time there might be a possibility of them being served. A few...

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