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Blue Ribbon Microwave Recipes

Your meal will be on the table in minutes with these easy microwave recipes.

Jell-O Fat-Free Fruit Salad in two serving glasses.

Jell-O Fat-Free Fruit Salad

When I needed to lose weight and add better things to my health, I came ...

Squares of Mertzie's Addictive Pretzel Candy Fudge on a plate.

Mertzie's Addictive Pretzel Candy Fudge

This is sooooooo yummy!!! You will gobble it up. I always make a double batch.

A platter of Fluffernutter-Butter Bars.

Fluffernutter-Butter Bars

I took a simple old favorite and set out to make it something special. My ...

A dish of Teri's Awesome Mashed Potatoes.

Teri's Awesome Mashed Potatoes

I first had this from a sister-in-law... I have since changed things up a bit!

Oreo Cookie Balls on a plate.

Oreo Cookie Balls

I call these truffles in disguise. Easy to make and yummy in your tummy as ...

Stack of Chewy Granola Bars.

Chewy Granola Bars

These are really yummy. My 16 month old loves them too...minus the cranberries and raisins.

Layered Chicken Nacho Dip with chips.

Layered Chicken Nacho Dip

I created this on a Sunday to have for the Chicago Bears game. I just ...

Fresh Basil Corn and Tomato Salad in a serving bowl.

Fresh Basil Corn and Tomato Salad

Fresh is the key. Don't be tempted to use frozen corn in this salad, or ...

Ev's Eggless Potato Salad.

Ev's Eggless Potato Salad

I became allergic to eggs at a young age and my parents never tried to ...

A plate of Candy Cane Mint Bark.

Candy Cane Mint Bark

This is melt in your mouth goodness. Change the colors for a sports game or ...

A platter of Twizzlers With Almond Bark.

Twizzlers With Almond Bark

Back in the '70s, I went into a Topsy's, at the Antioch Shopping Center. There ...

A platter of Homemade Peanut Butter Cups.

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (Like Reese's!)

My daughter loves Reese's cups and she says these taste just like them! With this ...

Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Butternut Squash on a platter.

Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Butternut Squash

I love butternut squash just about any way. But with brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon, ...

Halloween Crunch ready to be enjoyed.

Halloween Crunch

When I was a child, my mother would make this treat to send to school ...

Healthy Choice Tuna Melt on a plate.

Healthy Choice Tuna Melt

I have always loved tuna melts. :) Lots of mayonnaise, cheese, and high carb bread. ...

Milk and Butter Substitute for Heavy Cream used in an Alfredo sauce.

Whole Milk Substitute for Heavy Cream

All milk is, is cream that has had some fat removed. Whole milk consists of about ...

Half and Half and Butter Substitute for Heavy Cream used in chocolate sauce.

Half & Half and Butter Substitute for Heavy Cream

Half and half has a good fat content ranging between 10.5% to 18% fat. It ...

Platter of 4th of July Strawberries.

4th of July Strawberries

I saw something like this on the internet and decided to make my own. They ...

Two bowls of Christmas Reindeer Crack.

Christmas Reindeer "Crack"

Sweet and salty goodness! Perfect snack for the holiday time.

White Trash in a big serving bowl.

White Trash

My sister received this in a Christmas gift basket last year and brought it to ...

A stack of Easy Butterfinger Candy.

Easy Butterfinger Candy

Sometimes I am embarrassed to tell people how easy this delicious candy is to make. ...

Mom's Easy Lemon Meringue Pie ready to be sliced.

Mom's Easy Lemon Meringue Pies

Every year I made 2 of these pies for my mom on her birthday. My ...

A bite taken out of a PMS Cookie.

PMS Cookies

This is a little bit of chocolate, a little bit of salt, a little bit ...

Cinnamon Swirl Snickerdoodle Mug Cake with cream cheese frosting on top.

Cinnamon Swirl Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

Make this simple mug cake next time an urge for snickerdoodles hits. In less than ...