1/2-1 Plain Chocolate Cake


Created a Simple Chocolate Cake after looking through all my cookbooks and not finding a simple, plain chocolate cake recipe. Simple Recipe, Simple Measurements, Simple Ingredients. 1/2-1 Plain Chocolate Cake cream: 1/2 cup butter (one stick-softened in micro for 20 sec) 1 cup sugar. blend in: 2 eggs (throws off the 1/2-1 but 1 is…… Continue reading 1/2-1 Plain Chocolate Cake

First Friday Free Recipe: White Spinach Salad


This month’s recipe from “Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0” is White Spinach Salad. Sometimes during these hot summer months when the heat is just too much to stand over a hot range, steaming your face in an already humid environment, you want something light, refreshing and easy to serve. Salads are a great summer lunch or…… Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: White Spinach Salad

First Friday Free Recipe: Carrot and Beef Spaghetti


  What a great way to bulk up a spaghetti sauce!     Use whatever ground meat or mix that you have and add the shredded carrots to either marinara, ground beef, turkey, sausage, chicken, goat, lamb, etc. I use regular ground beef.  Great way to get picky adults and kids to eat healthier! Since meats are…… Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: Carrot and Beef Spaghetti

First Friday Free Recipe: Baked Winter Squash with Asparagus and Wine


  The November First Friday Free Recipe from “Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0” is a great side dish for holiday meals, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, Hanukkah, etc. Usually you will see 1,001 recipes for turkey, ham, fish that every chef and everyone’s home cook is giving their ‘secret recipe’.  Instead of inundating you with…… Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: Baked Winter Squash with Asparagus and Wine

Announcing Partnership with Spice Islands for spice giveaway!


From my books blog, http://brickoneil.blogspot.com, http://brickoneil.blogspot.com/2012/10/announcing-partnership-with-spice.html Posted over on my books blog about a new partnership with Spice Islands and Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0! Head on over to my blogspot blog for details about the Spice Islands giveaway! With every First Friday Free Recipe, Spice Islands will give away at least one spice from the recipe.  See…… Continue reading Announcing Partnership with Spice Islands for spice giveaway!