Fifteen Minute Peppermint Fudge

Fifteen minute fudge?  Yes, it is possible. I have been SO busy with work and the kids that I have not had time to make any holiday gifts. How about this fifteen minute Peppermint Fudge recipe? It’s easy, fabulous and perfect for the Christmas holidays! Have a happy weekend!

Super Easy 15 Minute Summer Cole Slaw

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I’m cooking ribs and coleslaw for the 4th of July at my house today since I’m heading to the lake tomorrow. I wanted to make a really easy, but delicious, light coleslaw. I had a great idea that made my life oh so simple. Recently, I bought some new spices from Penzeys, (when I went to get a present for someone else-you know how that goes). I tried the “Country French Vinaigrette” dry spice mix which works great in this 15 Minute Summer Coleslaw. This recipe was a huge hit with everyone, including the kids.

Note: In Birmingham, Alabama, the Penzeys is located in Homewood.

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Simple Four Ingredient Grilled Shrimp

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This recipe is beyond simple. With only four ingredients: lemon pepper, shrimp, fresh lime juice and olive oil, that’s really all you need besides your favorite cocktail sauce. I used “Naturally Fresh” cocktail sauce  (which I found at Whole Foods). I am teaching a cooking class for college students in two weeks, and this is perfect for them or anyone in a hurry who wants something fresh and delicious.

Low-Fat Skillet Pork with Mushrooms in 15 Minutes

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I get many requests for really fast recipes from friends who, like me, are moving at the speed of light. When I create a recipe that only takes 15 minutes, is healthy, delicious and child-friendly, I feel like I have hit the jackpot. This recipe is not only all of those things, but it’s also under 10 dollars for the entire dish. It doesn’t get much better than that. See this recipe on Nashville’s News Channel 5 on “Talk of the Town” Thursday 11 a.m. where I will be preparing budget-friendly skillet meals.