Healthy Recipes

Fettuccine with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Fettuccine with Creamy Tomato Sauce | Mini Van Dreams

Our fettuccine with creamy tomato sauce is perfect when you want an Italian-style meal but don’t want spaghetti again.  While simple and delicious, boring old fettuccine gets kicked up a notch with some delicious additions.  While this particular version does not include diced chicken, Don and I agreed that it would be a perfect addition […] Read more…

Nacho Noodles

Nacho Noodles | Mini Van Dreams

Do you ever have one of those days where you don’t know what to make for dinner?  You know those days when you stand in front of the cupboard and none of the ingredients you have on hand lend themselves to anything spectacular?  That’s how I created nacho noodles!  A quick and easy meal that […] Read more…

Baked Whole Wheat Strawberry Donuts

Baked Strawberry Donuts | Mini Van Dreams

I love fresh strawberries and fresh blueberries.  I am always trying to find new ways to use them.  Last year, while in Amish Country, I bought a doughnut baking pan at Lehman’s.  Brought it home and promptly forgot about it.  I came across it the other day and thought… hmmmm… strawberry donuts.  So, today’s recipe […] Read more…

Shredded Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches

Shredded Teriyaki Chicken Sandwiches | Mini Van Dreams

When my boss comes into town, occassionally over lunch we will begin talking about the blog.  She will ask where I get my ideas for the various recipes…  I laugh and say, “Well, most of them are mistakes that taste good…”  That’s what today’s recipe for Shredded Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches was… a mistake.  But a delicious, […] Read more…