Monthly Archives: September 2009

Pumpkin Corn Bread (For Maker’s Diet Phase 2)

Pumpkin Corn BreadPersonally, it isn’t something I would normally make outside the Maker’s Diet, but it is a wonderful treat while you are on it. 2 tsp. oil1/3 c. honey2 eggs2 tsp. vanilla1 c. Mashed cooked pumpkin1/4 c. cornmeal2 tsp. … Continue reading

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The Maker’s Diet – Phase II

We are well into Phase II of the Maker’s Diet. It is a relief to add so many more fruits and corn. Unfortunately, I think the addition of corn is keeping me from losing weight. Cows are given corn to … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup (with chicken) or Sopa de Tortilla

Tortialla Soup (with Chicken) or Sopa de Tortilla Yield 4-6 servings 2 chicken breasts chopped1 can Muir Glen crushed Fire Roasted Tomato2 tablespoons Corn or olive oil1 medium Yellow onion; coarsely chopped2 Cloves garlic; peeled and halved lengthwise1/4 tsp. ground … Continue reading

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Wall Words and a Fun Little Contest For My Blog Readers

I‘ve rearranged some furniture in my great room recently and it left me with a huge blank wall in my dining room. It has a faux finish that looks like marble. In my opinion, this wall came out the best … Continue reading

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Sugar Free Teriyaki Sauce

Here is a great alternative to the sugar laden sauces that come in the stir fry packets: Teriyaki Sauce: 1/4 C. tamari soy sauce1/4 C. vinegar1 clove of garlic, minceddash of pepper1/4 tsp. ground ginger Has a wonderful flavor. I … Continue reading

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Fish with Sundried Tomato Pesto

1/2 c. oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained & chopped3 Tbl. grated Parmesan cheese3 Tbl. olive oil, divided use2 cloves garlic1 tsp. salt, divided use4 (6-ounce) swordfish steaks (or any fish you like)1/4 tsp. ground black pepper1 lemon, juiced Preheat broiler. In … Continue reading

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Zucchini Boats

4 medium zucchini1 lb. chopped sausage (beef for Maker’s Diet)1 large onion, chopped2 cloves of garlic, minced1/2 bell pepper, chopped1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese4 oz. Mozzarella cheese, grated4 drops of Tabasco sauce1/4 c. bread crumbs (leave out for Maker’s Diet)1 … Continue reading

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