The Recipe Box

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

Low Carb Side Dishes for Thanksgiving Meal or Potluck Offering

Thanksgiving is all about high carb.  Mashed potatoes, candied yams, stuffing….  Your family or guests may appreciate a low carb dish.  Fancied up vegetable sides maybe just the right offering. *****Brown-sugar glazed beets-or carrots**** 3 Tablespoons brown sugar 2 Tablespoons orange juice 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1/4 Teaspoon pepper 3 Cups steamed…

Sweet food gifts

Gift giving isn’t just at Christmas time.  Did your neighbor help out and you would like to show how much you appreciated their help?  Make them a food gift, just to say an extra Thank You! ****PEPPERMINT BARK**** 2 Cups or 1 12oz package of good quality milk chocolate chips 2 Cups or 1 12oz…

Easy 3 Ingredient Macaroons

These are good for a snack or to take to pot lucks.  There are so many ways to to switch ’em up and make them more creative. 14oz bag sweetened coconut 14oz can sweetened condensed milk 2 teaspoons extract- vanilla, almond, or what flavor you have in your baking cupboard HOW TO: Preheat oven to…

ECLAIR Cake or Pie

1 easy recipe 3 different desserts ****ECLAIR DINNER DESSERT**** 1 Individual package graham crackers 1 (3oz) Package instant vanilla pudding mix 1 1/2 Cups milk 1/2 (8oz) container frozen whipped topping(THAWED) 1/2 (16oz) container prepared chocolate frosting HOW TO: Line bottom of a 8×8 square pan with graham crackers In a large bowl combine pudding…

Easy Bake Dinner

****SHEPARD”S PIE**** TIME TO CLEAN OUT THE LEFTOVERS IN THE FREEZER OR REFRIGERATOR 1 POUND GROUND BEEF OR TURKEY 1/4 CUP KETCHUP 1 CUP MIXED VEGETABLES-CANNED OR FROZEN(THAWED) Or any leftover cooked vegetables you have in your refrigerator 1/4 CUP SHREDDED CHEDDAR CHEESE ANY LEFTOVER MASHED POTATOES HOW TO: COOK GROUND BEEF OR TURKEY UNTIL…

Quick and Easy Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo the 5th of May is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army 1862 victory over France at the battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican war.  Cinco de Mayo is a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage. ****SALSA**** 1 10oz can diced tomatoes with green chili’s 1/2 can tomato paste…

COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE

HOTTEE COFFEE Sometimes you want a hot, sweet drink. ****PEPPERMINT MOCHA COFFEE**** 1 Cup strong brewed coffee(To make strong brewed coffee: double the amount of coffee you normally use) 1 Cup milk 1/8 to 1/4 cup sugar (to your taste) 2 Tablespoons baking cocoa 3 hard peppermint candy disks or candy canes (finely crushed) Use…

Easy No Bake Snack Bars

Step up to the bar for a quick snack ****3 Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Oat Squares**** 1 Cup Peanut Butter 1/2 Cup Honey or Corn Syrup 1 1/2 to 2 Cups Quick Oats(you decide more or less oats to your liking) HOW TO: Line a 9×9 baking pan with foil.  Let sides of foil…