INGREDIENTS: 1 lb extra lean ground beef 1 egg 1 cup water 1 package stove top stuffing mix (any flavour) DIRECTIONS: Mix all ingredients together Roll into 20 meat balls Spray a pan with non-stick cooking spray, add meatballs over med heat until fully cooked Makes 20 meatballs, 3 points+ for 2 meatballs, 1 smartpoints […]

German Chocolate Sheet Cake (from the 1950’s)

Ingredients 1 pkgbaker’s german sweet chocolate (4 ounce) 1/2 cwater 2 call purpose flour, sifted, then measured 1 tspbaking soda 1/4 tspsalt 1 cbutter, softened 2 csugar 4 largeegg yolks, room temperature (reserve whites) 1 tspvanilla extract 1 cbuttermilk 4 largeegg whites, beaten to form stiff peaks COCONUT PECAN FILLING AND FROSTING 1 can(s)evaporated milk […]


Ingredients 2 large russet potatoes, cut into 1″ cubes…… 14 oz. smoked sausage, thinly sliced 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 c. chopped bell pepper (red or green) 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 c. chicken stock 1 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper 1/4 tsp. dried parsley 2 tbsps. veg. oil How to […]


Ingredients: 1 can (16-ounces) cruhed pineapple (reserved drained juice)** 1 cup boiling water 2 boxes (3 ounces) of grape or berry-blue JELL-O gelatin (can substitute sugar-free JELL-O)* 1 can (16-ounces) blueberry pie filling 1/2 cup fresh blueberries, washed 1/4 cup chopped pecans Directions: 1 – Drain the pineapple juice into a one (1) cup measuring […]

Women Need More Sleep Than Men Because Their Brains Work Harder, According To Science

Science has confirmed that women have more complex brains, which suggests that they need more sleep. Professor Jim Horne, director of the Sleep Research Centre at Loughborough University has a specific explanation on the importance of sleeping. According to Jim Horne: “For women, poor sleep is strongly associated with high levels of psychological distress and greater […]

IKEA Swedish Meatballs with Gravy

Ingredients: Makes approx 50 meatballs! 1/2 large yellow onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1/2 cup low fat milk 4 slices bread, cubed 1 egg, beaten 1 lb ground pork 3/4 lb ground beef (80/20) 1 tablespoon Worcestershire 1/2 tsp allspice grated fresh nutmeg (about 4 swipes) or 1/8 teaspoon white pepper, […]

Snowball Cookies Recipe

Snowball Cookies Recipe Yield:30 Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup pecans, chopped powdered sugar Directions: Blend softened butter with powdered sugar. Add vanilla. Mix in salt, flour and chopped pecans. Form dough into 1 inch balls or flattened cookies and […]

Crockpot Christmas Crack

Have you ever dreamed of being one of those people who hands out homemade candy at Christmas, but secretly loathe those with that much time on their hands during the holidays? Well my friend, this recipe is for you. I’ve been making cookies, candies, treats and tasty things at Christmas time for two decades (sheesh […]


What you will need: 8 chicken thighs – You can use a whole chicken or other parts. We love thighs the best. …And we want them on the bone with the skin. 1 package dry french onion soup mix 1 (8 oz bottle) Russian dressing (I prefer Wishbone Russian dressing) 1 small jar of apricot […]


Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup buttermilk 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 8 cups finely chopped cabbage (approx. 1 head) 1/4 cup shredded carrot (1 medium carrot) 2 tablespoons minced onion How to Make It * Be sure […]