Tomato Gratin

This is tomato comfort food. Baked up in the oven and topped with a crust of cheese. Serve with toasted slices of french bread. I love dishes that make me want to smell them cooking. Serve with Beef and Onion Bake Makes 4 Servings Carbs 9.3g Protein 7.4g Ingredients 2 lbs heirloom tomatoes 2 tbsp…

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Butternut Squash Lasagna

I love Lasagna. However, I am not a fan of all the carbs. I thought it would be fun to use butternut squash instead of noodles. I was so happy with how this turned out. Just don’t cut your finger as I did on the mandolin. Use all your safety tools. Serve as a side…

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Coffee Cake

A giant CHEAT recipe! Carbs 49.5g  Protein 3.8g 9 servings You can be a star without making everything from scratch.  You guys loved the coffee cake yesterday so here it is.  Please don’t laugh. I know this is so crazy easy.  It’s the Half and Half that makes everyone love my coffee cake so much.…

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Italian stuffing

1 1/2 bitty boule sour dough bread 2 tsp dried onion 1 can organic diced tomatoes 1/2 tsp garlic powder1 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp chicken soup base stock1 cup water1 cup marinated quartered artichoke hearts Everyone loves this stuffing.  Its super easy. Directions  Tear bread up into chunks and put…

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Carmel Apple Cake

I have been craving apples and have more ideas on the horizon so stay tuned.  This cake exceeded my expectations.  And the carmel sauce got rave reviews.  The cake did not make it more than a few hours and I was thinking of making another. Ingredients for cake 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp of unbleached…

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Cheese Quiche

This was my son’s favorite when he was little.  He use to jump up and down yelling quiche in front of the oven while it cooked.  2 cups organic whole milk (you could use a lower fat if you want) 5 eggs with omega 3 1/2 tsp. hot sauce  1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 cup shredded…

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