Tag Archives: Potato
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Homemade Chicken Soup

When my siblings, cousins, and I were young, our Nan had a standard chicken soup she would sometimes make. If one of us was sick and wanted her to make a soup, she would cater it to our particular likes. Did you have someone who would do the same for you? While chicken soup is […]

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Corned Beef and Potatoes One-Pan Meal

Earlier, I posted the Chicken and Potato One-Pan Meal. This meal is only slightly different, and maybe even more tasty. Ingredients 1 – 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 small carrot 1 medium white potato 1 small sweet potato 1/2 to 3/4 cup pre-cooked corned beef Seasonings to taste: sea salt, pepper, onion powder Melt the […]

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Don’t Like Vegetables?

Vegetables are such an important part of a healthy diet. They are essential and provide the body with, among other things, vitamins and provitamins, minerals, protein, and healthy carbohydrates. I used to think I only liked a few: Corn, peas, white potatoes. Raw carrots, celery, and cauliflower. For the most part, that was what I […]

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Lettuce Wrapped Turkey and Sweet Potato

Lettuce wraps are something I tried a few months back. I mainly use the lettuce leaves for wrapping salads to enjoy at work. However, I thought this would be an idea to use in the fall for heartier meals. What can you think up to put in lettuce wraps? Lettuce Wrapped Turkey and Sweet Potato […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29, 2016.

Chicken and Sweet Potato Mash

Another Whole30 recipe. I made this one the other night, enough to have leftovers for another meal. I make enough leftovers of most things for at least one meal, so that I am not doing as much cooking on work days. I do most cooking on my days off. It just makes my days go […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29, 2016. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

Deer Meat Casserole Made with Leftovers

For those who enjoy venison, deer meat is a delicacy. Each year I hope my step father will get a deer so I can have a roast and some steaks. All I can think about is how I will prepare meals using this type of meat. This is a leftovers casserole, right down to the […]

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Hearty Venison Soup

With the onslaught of colder weather, my mind turns to heartier meals that can be prepared quickly then simmered, roasted or placed in the slow cooker to heat slowly. These meals can be served at lunch or dinner, depending on when you begin. I also start thinking about how I hope my stepfather gets a […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2015

Beef and Vegetable Soup

Soups are easy to prepare on the stove top or in a slow cooker. On the stove, simply cook until the vegetables and meat are cooked through. This will depend in how big the pieces of food are, and whether or not the meat was precooked. In the slow cooker, two or three hours on […]

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Venison and Vegetable Soup

Many people hunt, bringing home a dear or moose for their efforts. The meat from these animals is delicious, and can be used in many ways. Soups are great during the fall and winter months, and venison can take the place of beef and other meats when cooking. Soups are easy to prepare on the […]

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Teriyaki Kielbasa

(Update 2017) I love keilbasa, though I eat it less and less often each year it seems. I’m cutting costs while trying to stick to a mainly Paleo lifestyle. When you’re eating with health in mind, your priorities change. But I still like the keilbasa once-in-a-while. Ingredients extra virgin olive oil kielbasa ½ to ¾ […]

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Baked Squash and Potatoes

The temperatures outside are cooler now, and our minds start thinking about delectable autumn and winter meals, the smells of home cooked meals and homemade breads, and the holidays ahead. I have mentioned before that I love potatoes. The white and red ones, that is, and I have begun to get used to sweet potatoes. […]

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Baked Sweet and White Potato

Potatoes being one of my favorite foods, I try to mix things up by trying new things. I especially love consuming potatoes during the autumn and winter months, though they can be enjoyed any time.  Ingredients  sweet potato white potato Wash the potatoes, cutting off bad spots, and cut each in half. Place, skin side […]

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Fresh Garden Salad

My mom is picking vegetables left and right from her garden. Two weeks she told me they were filling their cupboards and freezer with all they will need for the winter before giving any to me, my sister and brother. Last week, she sent up a huge head of cabbage, a bag of small cucumbers […]

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One Pan Meal: Potatoes with Vegetables

One pan meals are easy to prepare and dirty less dishes, making them a great choice for hectic days. You can make these meals using a wide variety of ingredients, and only by your imagination and personal tastes. Here is an easy one for you to try. Ingredients 1 white potato 1 sweet potato 1 […]

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Toppings for Potatoes

In case I haven’t mentioned it before, I love potatoes. I know they are not the best choice nutrition wise, and I do not have them all the time, but I do eat them sometimes. Any food can get boring when you eat it the same way all the time, so I try to mix […]

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Roasted Potatoes with Cheese

This is another recipe for potatoes that I enjoy and want to share with you. it  is a simple recipe to prepare, but will take from 50 to 60 minutes of oven time.  Doneness will depend on taste. I consider them done before my daughter does. Roast these potatoes while preparing the rest of the […]

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Potatoes with Cheese and Parsley

I want to share another potato recipe with you today. Potatoes are quite versatile, and will store for a long time. This is another one of my favorite recipes for potatoes, and it uses either boiled potatoes or those that have been roasted in the same pan as the meat choice for that particular meal. […]

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Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives

I am a meat and potatoes kind of girl at heart, but eating this way every night does not help with the weight issues. I will not give up the meat and potato meals completely, though. This is one of my favorite recipes for potatoes, and it uses either boiled potatoes or those that have […]

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Steak and Vegetables

Now that cooler weather is here, I feel more like cooking and baking. I have made a few breads as of late, and am thinking about what recipes I may create this winter. While at the grocery store last week, I decided that I wanted to have a roast one night for dinner. I looked […]

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5 Frugal Vegetables and How to Use Them

    There are some expensive choices for vegetables at the grocery store. It can be difficult to decide how to spend the limited amount of money that you have for food when taking these costs into consideration. You wonder if it really makes a difference, health wise, which vegetables you choose. A nutritionist once […]

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Lunch Sack Ideas: Vegetable Cups

Vegetable Cups are quick and easy to create, and add a bunch of great nutrients to any lunch sack meal. Cut the vegetables up into easy to handle pieces, so that a spoon or fork is not necessary. Put them into a small container, cover and you are done. You can use any vegetable combination […]

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Basic Potato Salad

Recipe contributed by Sheila Buck (Update January 2017: This recipe could also be made with Paleo mayonnaise, but I came across a recipe last year that didn’t even call for Mayo. It was a Paleo version that sounded so good. This version here may be fine for your nutritional plan, and that is great, but […]

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