Thursday, July 29, 2010


I got some Crook Neck Squash and I did not know what to do with it other then to put it in stir fry so I found this recipe on I'll let you know how it turns out- talk about taking something healthy and making it really loaded with calories!!! :)

2 lbs. squash, cut up
1 med. onion, cut up
1 tbsp. sugar
Salt to taste
1/2 cube butter
1/2 c. milk
1/2 c. Ritz crackers
1 egg

Boil first 4 ingredients until soft, drain. Then mash with 1/2 cube butter. Add the milk, crackers, egg to squash mix. Place in greased 1 1/2 quart casserole. Grate 1 1/2 cup sharp Cheddar cheese. Sprinkle on top. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until cheese melts.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Frozen Lemonade Squares!

Sorry for the delay in posting new recipes! I have been enjoying the summer with my family. We just got back from a fun family vacation to Yellowstone National Park-it was so beautiful! If you have never been there before- I highly recommend it as a place you must see in your lifetime!

So here is the recipe- we needed something cool and refreshing for the summer!

18 Squares Honey Maid Cinnamon grahams, finely crushed.
2 tablespoons melted margerine or butter
1 quart of fat free no sugar added vanilla ice cream softened
6 oz frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed (you choose yellow or pink :) )
1/2 cup cool whip free whipped topping

*mix crumbs and margerine. Press firmly onto bottom of 9 inch square pan.

*beat ice cream and lemonade concentrate in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Spread over crust.
*freeze 4 hours or until firm
*Cut into squares to serve. Top each square with a dollop of whipped cream. Garnish each with a fress strawberry if desired.