Recipes

I love to cook. I just wish someone would go to the grocery store for me! Seriously—I share recipes on this page from my personal collection but absolutely love for others to post or share recipes with me so I can share with the Aha! Connection.

Meal Types Key Ingredients

apple | Asian | asparagus | avocado | beef | chicken | corn | cranberries | fish | marinade | pie | pork | salsa | shrimp

Kicked Up Brunswick Stew

Source:  East Alabama Living Magazine

“This is a favorite of ours.  It is super easy.  I can have it on the stove in 10 minutes.  It does very well in a slow cooker during the game.” ~Beth Yarbrough

Ingredients:

1 rotisserie chicken 1 lb chopped pork from your favorite BBQ joint (without sauce) 2 (14.5…
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Alabama Firecrackers

Source:  Southern Living Magazine

Forget about the fancy potluck party snack. We’re introducing you to the Fire Cracker, also known as the Alabama Fire Cracker. It’s simple. It’s delicious. It’s addictive. Bake them– or don’t bake them. Just make sure you shake them really well. Here’s the story behind this Southern snack that starts with …
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Salt and Vinegar Wings

Adapted from The Spruce.  We make them on a Big Green Egg rather than a regular charcoal grill.

If you love salt and vinegar potato chips, then you’ll love these tangy wings. Add a touch of cayenne pepper to the marinade to boost its spiciness.

Ingredients

3 pounds/1.4 kg chicken wings 1 3/4 cups/420 mL…
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Grilled Mexican Corn Salad

Source:  Simply Gluten Free Magazine

(Gluten-Free, Dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free, Vegetarian, Vegan)

This is a salad version of a classic Mexican street food, elote, which is grilled corn served with a variety of toppings.  This particular salad is vegan, but feel free to go traditional and top with cotija cheese.

Serves 4-6 …
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These Nine Sweet Potato Toasts Will Make You Feel Healthy And Happy

Everyone of these looks delicious.  Click here for all 9 recipes plus a fast paced video to show you how to make them all!
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Roasted Radishes

Ingredients:

1 lb with tops and ends trimmed, then sliced in half. 1 T olive oil Salt Pepper Finely chopped garlic clove Minced parsley

Preparation:

Trim the top and stem ends off a pound of radishes, then slice them in half.  Toss with about 1 tablespoon of olive oil and some salt and pepper.  Arrange …
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Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients

1 pound cauliflower, about 1 medium-large head, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (Go ahead and cook all the loose pieces that will fall away when you slice!) Extra virgin olive oil, to coat Sea salt Coarsely ground black pepper

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place cauliflower in a large mixing bowl. Pour …
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Easy Homemade Vanilla Ice-cream

Ingredients:

4 cups half and half or light cream 1 14oz can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk 2 Tablespoons vanilla extract

Preparation:

In a large bowl, combine ingredients; mix well.  Pour into ice cream freezer container.  Freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions.  Enjoy!

Below is a photo of my ice-cream maker.  It is sooooo easy we …
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Eggs Benedict

Ingredients 8 pieces of bacon or 4 pieces of Canadian bacon 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, for garnish 4 eggs 2 teaspoons white or rice vinegar 2 English muffins Butter

Blender Hollandaise

10 Tbsp unsalted butter 3 egg yolks 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt Dash of cayenne or tabasco Read more: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/eggs_benedict/#ixzz4ka0cJ1t1
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Coconut Chicken Curry Stew

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil 1 lb chicken tenderloins cut into 1 inch pieces 3 cups chopped carrots 2 cups coarsely chopped onions 6 cloves minced garlic 1 Tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 14.5 oz can reduced sodium chicken broth 1 cup unsweetened light coconut milk 2 Tablespoons curry powder 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/4…
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