The Recipe Box

Welcome To The Recipe Box. Bonnie Parks Shares Her Collection Of Recipes.

Quick and Easy Snack Bars

****OAT SNACK BARS**** Great for the lunch bag 1/4 Cup sugar 1/3 Cup light corn syrup 2 3/4 Cups oats 3/4 Cup unsalted butter or 12 tablespoons HOW TO: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line the base and sides of an 8x8inch cake pan Mix the butter, sugar, and syrup in a large saucepan and…

Easy Meatless Dishes

****RICE & BEAN & VEGGIE SKILLET**** 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper and 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 15oz can of white or black beans 1 15oz can diced tomatoes 1 1/4 cup water 2 cups instant rice-uncooked HOW TO Cook and stir bell pepper and onion in hot oil in a large skillet with tight…

Home made Sweet and Sour Sauce

Forget buying that jar of Sweet and Sour Sauce, With only 6 ingredients you can make your own.  Making your own sauce you can customize it to your taste and consistency. ****Sweet and Sour Sauce # 1**** 1 Cup canned pineapple juice 1/3 Cup Water 1 1/2 Tablespoons vinegar.  (this depends on your taste…I like…

Cherries Today-Your Way

****CHERRY PIE FILLING SALAD**** I think of cherries when it’s Washington’s birthday holiday. Cherry pie filling salad can be a salad or a desert.  You choose…. I made the basic ingredient recipe, but I have included; “Have it your way ideas” 1 (21oz) can cherry pie filling 1 (14oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (20oz)…

COFFEE CREATIONS

It’s super easy to make your own coffee creamer.  You only need 2 ingredients for the base.  Plus you can customize your creamer to fit what flavor strikes your fancy. All you need is:  one 14 ounce can  of sweetened condensed milk and 1 3/4 cup of milk or cream (whole, lowfat, skim, almond, soy,…

It’s Pumpkin Time

Pumpkin treats for fall snacking Fall is here. Pumpkin’s popular! ****PUMPKIN OAT MUFFINS**** 1 Cup all purpose flour 1/2 Cup packed brown sugar 2 Teaspoons baking powder 1Teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1/4 Teaspoon baking soda 1 Egg lightly beaten 3/4 Cup canned pumpkin 1/4 Cup Milk 1 Cup regular or quick oatmeal…

Homemade Granola

Forget the box! ****SUPER EASY BASIC GRANOLA**** 21/2 Cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 11/2 Tablespoons Ground Cinnamon 3/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Cup Canola Oil 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup (I used plain pancake syrup) 1/2-3/4 Cup raisins or dried fruit Add any ingredients that you like- nuts,seeds or coconut flakes HOW TO: Preheat oven to 300…

Easy recipes for a busy day

Treat yourself to an easy cooking day. ***PIZZAGHETTI*** 6 ounces angel hair pasta 1 14oz jar of pizza sauce 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey 1 medium onion-chopped 1 cup mushrooms-thinly sliced 1 green pepper-chopped 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded HOW TO: Boil pasta until al dente or to your liking. Drain pasta and…