Saturday, March 29, 2014

Vegetarian Crunch Wrap Supreme

These truly satisy that drive through craving and are extremely filling. Could easily be made vegetarian friendly too!
1 can refried beans
2 cloves garlic, minced
1-2 tablespoons chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon cumin
2-3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or any cheese you like)
12 large burrito-size flour tortilla shells
6 corn tortilla shells
2 avocados
1 lime
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2/3 cup sour cream
1-2 cups finely chopped lettuce
1 roma tomatoe, cubed
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Friday, March 28, 2014

Mint Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are the perfect Christmas Cookie! The bright green and minty flavor are a wonderful combination! These Andes Mint Cookies would also be great a for a cookie exchange! Happy Baking!
2 3/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp mint extract
15-20 drops green food coloring
1 bag of Andes mints (chopped)
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Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Stir-fried chicken and broccoli is a delicious dish that is relatively easy to make. Enjoy!
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 teaspoons ginger, finely chopped
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
2 cups broccoli florets
2 teaspoons cornstarch
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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Baked Parmesan Pork Chops

4 Boneless Pork Chops
1/2 Cup of Reduced Fat shredded parmesan cheese
1/2 Cup wheat bread crumbs
1/2 Cup of skim milk
S&P to taste
Garlic Powder to taste
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Cool Ranch Doritos Chicken Casserole

Cool Ranch Doritos Chicken Casserole with Topping---Drool. Cool Ranch Doritos with cheesy chicken and Mexican spices all wrapped up in a gooey casserole. What a fantastic dish!
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (divided)
1 (10 oz) can cream of chicken soup
½ cup milk
½ cup sour cream
1 cup salsa
½ packet taco or enchilada seasoning
1 large bag Doritos — Cool Ranch or any flavor of your choosing
shredded lettuce (optional)
diced tomato (optional)
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Chili Cornbread Bake

1 pound lean ground turkey
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or to taste
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (16 ounce) can chili beans with chili gravy
1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans or small white beans, drained
2 (8.5 ounce)  packages Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
Milk and eggs (see corn muffin mix for amounts)
2 cups shredded cheddar and Monterey jack cheese blend
Light sour cream (optional)
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

How to Make a Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Cake

1 package cake mix (2-layer size)  any flavor except angel food
1 cup cold milk
1 package (4-serving size) Vanilla flavor Instant Pudding and Pie Filling
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tub (8 ounces) Whipped topping, thawed
1/4 teaspoon red food coloring
Small candies or multicolored sprinkles
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Baked Sweet Potato Chips with Blue Cheese Sauce, Bacon and Green Onion

Let’s kickoff this party with something sweet, salty, smokey, and creamy.  What else could you ask for?  This looks like perfection to me.  I’m loving these baked sweet potato chips with blue cheese sauce, bacon, and green onion
1 pound yams, sliced thin on a mandolin
1 tablespoon canola oil
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon flour
½ cup hot milk
4 ounces gorgonzola, divided
3 green onions, sliced thin
4 slices bacon, cooked and roughly chopped
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Fried Cabbage

This is a family favorite that is put into every cookbook for my kids when they move out and get married. It is a beautiful dish with many colors and full of flavor. Warning, it is addictive
5-6 strips of bacon (more or less if you like)
1 head cabbage, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
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