Universal Waffle Recipe

Ingredients (makes 4):

3/4 cups flour

1.5 tbsp sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/8 tsp salt

1 egg

3/4 cup milk

1 tbsp vegetable oil

1 tsp vanilla

Toppings of your choice

1. In separate bowls, mix together the wet and dry ingredients. Incorporate the wet into the dry. Add in your choice of fillings if you wish: extracts, chocolate chips, sprinkles, berries, etc.

2. Place in a greased waffle iron to cook.

Taco Skillet

Ingredients:

1 lb ground beef

2 tbsp taco seasoning

2/3 cup tomato sauce

1 tbsp tomato paste

1/4 cup sour cream

2 oz cream cheese

1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup shredded lettuce

1 tomato, diced

1. Brown the ground beef in a skillet and drain the oil. Stir in the taco seasoning, tomato sauce, tomato paste, sour cream and cream cheese. Heat until it is combined.

2. Place beef on a plate, top with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.

Mint Chocolate No Bake Cookies

Ingredients:

Cookies:

1/2 cup butter

2 cups sugar

2/3 cups of cocoa

2/3 cups milk

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp salt

3 1/2 cups oats

2 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut

Frosting:

1/2 cup butter at room temperature

1/2 cups icing sugar

1 tbsp milk

1/2 tsp mint extract

Green food coloring

Ganache:

3/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate

1 tbsp milk

1 tbsp butter

1. In a large pot combine butter, sugar, cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Keep at a boil for about 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the oats and coconut.

2. Form the oats mixture into flat cookies and cool in the fridge while you make the icing. For the icing, mix ingredients together with a hand mixer. Place scoops on the cooled cookies, spread evenly and refrigerate longer.

3. Melt the ganache ingredients in a double boiler on the stove or in the microwave, stirring constantly. Let the ganache cool for a couple of minutes and then spread on top of the mint icing on the cookies. Let cool before eating.

Mug Chocolate Chip Cookie

Ingredients:

1 tbsp butter, melted

2 tbsp sweetener

1/4 tsp vanilla

1 egg yolk

1/4 cup almond flour

2 tbsp chocolate chips

1. Mix the melted butter, sweetener, vanilla and egg yolk. Stir in the almond flour, then mix the chocolate chips in.

2. Place in a greased ramekin or mug. Microwave for 45 seconds.

Sugar Cookies

Ingredients (makes approx 30 cookies):

1 cup unsalted butter

1 cup sugar

1.5 tsp vanilla

1 egg

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

3 cups flour

1 tbsp water

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Add the butter and sugar to a bowl and cream. Mix in vanilla and egg. Stir in baking powder, salt and flour. Add the tbsp of water if it looks like the cookies are a bit dry.

2. Roll the dough, then use cookie cutters to make shapes. Bake in the oven for about 8 minutes, depending on how thick the cookies are.

3. Top with icing and sprinkles.

Pecan Pie Cake for 1

Ingredients:

1 tbsp almond flour

1 tbsp coconut flour

1 tbsp brown sugar sweetener

1/2 egg

1/2 tbsp almond milk

1/2 tbsp butter, melted

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp vanilla

pinch of salt

Topping:

1 oz pecans, chopped

1 tbsp brown sugar sweetener

2 tbsp butterbutter

1/2 tsp vanilla

1. Add the ingredients for the mug cake in a bowl and stir well. Pour in a greased Ramekin or mug. Microwave for about 1-3 minutes, depending on how hot your microwave is.

2. For the topping, melt the butter and stir in the brown sugar, pecans, and vanilla. Pour on the mug cake and enjoy.

Raspberry Coconut Fat Bombs

Ingredients:

4 oz. (1/2 pack cream cheese)

1/4 cup coconut oil

3/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

1/2 cup sweetener

8-9 raspberries, fresh or frozen

1. Heat the cream cheese and coconut oil in the microwave or on stove until it is melted. Stir in the coconut and sweetener.

2. Place some on the bottom of an ice cube tray, put a raspberry inside and place more cream cheese mixture on top. Freeze for at least 2 hours.

Taco Cabbage Skillet

Ingredients:

1 lb ground beef

3/4 cup salsa

2 cups cabbage

2 tsp chili powder

3/4 cup cheese, shredded

Salt and pepper to taste

Optional: avocado, green onions, sour cream

1. Brown ground beef in skillet. Add cabbage, salsa and seasonings; bring to a low boil. Cover and reduce, cooking for about 10 minutes.

2. Turn off heat and mix in cheese. Stir until melted. Garnish with your choice in toppings.

Lasagna Chicken

Ingredients (1 serving):

1 boneless boneless chicken breast

1/4 tsp oregano

1 small clove garlic, minced

1/2 cup tomato or marinara sauce

1/4 ricotta or cream cheese

1 tbsp parmesan cheese

2 tbsp mozzarella cheese, shredded

1/2 tbsp parsley

1/4 tsp thyme

1 tbsp basil

salt and pepper

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Slice a slit into the chicken breast and season both sides with oregano, salt, and pepper .

2. In a bowl, combine cream or ricotta cheese, garlic, parmesan, thyme, basil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stuff this mixture into the chicken breast.

3. At the bottom of a baking dish, place a couple of tablespoons of tomato sauce. Place the stuffed chicken breast on top of the sauce. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes.

4. Take the chicken out of the oven and top with the remaining tomato sauce. Place the shredded mozzarella cheese on the top and bake for another 5 minutes.