Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup


INGREDIENTS



  • 8 ounces lasagna noodles, broken into pieces (about 10 noodles)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef, or sausage
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 15 -ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil, plus thinly sliced leaves for topping
  • ⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese (plus more for sprinkling, optional)
  • ¼ cup heavy cream or half-and-half
  • Ricotta cheese, for garnish


See full instructions : www.therecipecritic.com

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Coconut Blueberry Cake with a Lemon Sauce

Coconut Blueberry Cake with a Lemon Sauce

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries (no need to thaw if using frozen)
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
LEMON SAUCE:
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

See full instructions on: therecipecritic.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Turtle Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Turtle Cookies


Ingredients:



  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup SKIPPY Creamy Peanut Butter or SKIPPY Roasted Honey Nut Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso coffee granules, optional but recommended
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt, optional and to taste
  • about 11 Turtles (homemade or storebought; try Nestle Turtles, Hershey's Pot of Gold Pecan Caramel Clusters, or Russell Stover Pecan Delights)
  • salted caramel sauce, for drizzling (homemade or storebought)


See full instructions : www.averiecooks.com

Monday, May 4, 2015

IRISH SODA BREAD

IRISH SODA BREAD


INGREDIENTS



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried currants
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk


See full instructions : www.gimmesomeoven.com

NUTELLA CHEESEBALL

NUTELLA CHEESEBALL


INGREDIENTS



  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 (13 oz.) Nutella
  • 2 cups dark or semisweet chocolate chips (optional)


See full instructions : www.gimmesomeoven.com

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Spicy Pork Bulgogi Sliders

Spicy Pork Bulgogi Sliders

Ingredients:
  • 2 packs slider buns
  • Sriracha (optional)
For the Pork:
  • 1 lb pork tenderloin, very thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 sprigs green onion, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¼ cup red pepper paste (gochujang or kochujang)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
For the Kimchi Slaw:
  • ½ head cabbage, thinly sliced
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup green onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced (or ready-shredded carrots)
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp sriracha
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
For the Wasabi Mayo:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoons prepared wasabi

See full instructions on: hostthetoast.com

Sunday, April 26, 2015

FAVORITE VANILLA CUPCAKES

FAVORITE VANILLA CUPCAKES


INGREDIENTS:


VANILLA CUPCAKES INGREDIENTS:



  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • 1 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt or sour cream (avoid non-fat versions of either)
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup whole milk

VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING INGREDIENTS:



  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean (optional)
  • 3-4 Tbsp. milk or heavy cream


See full insturctions : www.gimmesomeoven.com

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

20-MINUTE ANCHO CHICKEN TACOS

20-MINUTE ANCHO CHICKEN TACOS


INGREDIENTS


Ancho Chicken


  • ½ cup white whole wheat flour (all purpose also works)
  • 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon southwestern or taco seasoning
  • a generous pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1½ lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts

Tacos and Toppings


  • 12 small corn tortillas
  • a few green cabbage leaves, shredded
  • one bunch cilantro, chopped
  • toppings: lime wedges, sour cream, jalapeƱo slices, avocado slices, minced green or red onions


See full instructions : www.pinchofyum.com

Monday, April 20, 2015

Shawarma Chicken Quesadillas

Shawarma Chicken Quesadillas                                    


Ingredients


Shawarma Chicken



  • 1 lb / 453 gr free-range organic chicken breast, cut into 3-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¾ teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander


Shawarma Sauce



  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup tahini sauce
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • Salt


For the quesadillas



  • 8 large tortillas (to make cauliflower tortillas use this recipe)
  • 2 cups grated cheese (Monterey Jack is the best)
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Chopped cucumbers 
  • Lettuce


See full instructions : www.theironyou.com

Sunday, April 19, 2015

BISCOFF ICE CREAM

BISCOFF ICE CREAM


INGREDIENTS:



  • 1 cup Biscoff spread
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup heavy cream


See full instructions : www.gimmesomeoven.com

BLUEBERRY CAKE

BLUEBERRY CAKE


INGREDIENTS:


BLUEBERRY CAKE INGREDIENTS:



  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 pints (4 cups) fresh blueberries

GLAZE INGREDIENTS:



  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract


See full instructions :  www.gimmesomeoven.com

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Softbatch Cream Cheese Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Softbatch Cream Cheese Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) brick-style cream cheese (lite brick-style is okay but don't use 'whipped' or 'spreadable')
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon brewed coffee, optional but recommended (leftover from the morning brew okay)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder, optional but recommended
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 12 ounces (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate chips


See full instructions : www.averiecooks.com

Friday, April 10, 2015

Caramel Maple Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Caramel Maple Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Ingredients:


  • 1/2 c pumpkin puree (ideally freeze 1/2 c pumpkin puree either in a container or if you want to get fancy in an ice cube tray, but previously frozen pumpkin puree is encouraged)
  • 1 medium banana (previously frozen, in 1-2 inch chunks)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp maple syrup, or to taste (optional)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp, caramel sauce, or to taste (optional, and you can add it to the mixture or drizzle over the top of the finished smoothie)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp brown sugar, or to taste (optional)
  • 1/8 tsp pinch pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon (to taste, optional)
  • pinch of other seasonings such as nutmeg, ginger, allspice, cloves, etc. (to taste, optional)
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract (to taste, optional)

See full instructions : www.averiecooks.com

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Blueberry Pie Smoothie

Blueberry Pie Smoothie

INGREDIENTS:



  • 12 ounces frozen blueberries, do not thaw (fresh may be used, but you'll likely need to add ice)
  • 1 med/large ripe banana (peeled and previously frozen in chunks is ideal)
  • about 1 cup blueberry, grape, cherry, or pomegranate juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • sweetener, to taste (zero-calorie sweetener, stevia, agave, granulated sugar, etc.)

See full instructions : www.averiecooks.com

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Banana apple bread with caramel sauce and pecans

Banana apple bread with caramel sauce and pecans

Ingredients



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, very soft, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups apples, chopped (2-3 apples) Use either tart apples, such as tarter Granny Smiths, or sweeter, Fuji apples

For topping:


  • store-bought caramel sauce, homemade caramel sauce, or homemade dulce de leche
  • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped

See full instructions : juliasalbum.com

Monday, April 6, 2015

Chicken Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach in a Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

Chicken Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach in a Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

Ingredients


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (reserved from the jar of sun-dried tomatoes)
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small jar (3-4 oz) sun-dried tomatoes in oil, or use 3-4 oz fat-free sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 lb chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1/8 or 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons paprika, divided
  • 3-4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup cauliflower sauce
  • 1 cup reserved cooked pasta water
  • 1 tablespoon basil (if using dry basil), if fresh basil you can use more
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 8 oz fettuccine pasta (for gluten free, use Tinkyada gluten free brown rice pasta)

See full instructions : juliasalbum.com

Cream Cheese Filled Carrot Cake Muffins


Cream Cheese Filled Carrot Cake Muffins

Ingredients


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup lightly packed, finely grated carrots, about 2 large carrots
  • 2 Tbsp Raw Turbinado Sugar or Sanding Sugar, divided

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened (I softened in the microwave for 30 seconds on HIGH)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

See full instructions : www.cookingclassy.com

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Easter Oreo Bark

Easter Oreo Bark

Ingredients

  • - 1 package vanilla candy coating
  • - ¾ cup Easter/Spring M&Ms
  • - 8-10 Spring Oreos (crushed)
  • - Spring or Easter Sprinkles

See full instructions : lilluna.com

DIPPED & DECORATED RICE KRISPIES TREATS® EGGS

DIPPED & DECORATED RICE KRISPIES TREATS® EGGS

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 2-1/2 cups Rice Krispies® cereal
  • food coloring
  • 1 cup white chocolate melting chips
  • various sprinkles for decorating
  • 1 plastic egg sprayed with non-stick cooking spray

See full instructions : foodfamilyfinds.com

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Pumpkin French Toast Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel Topping

Pumpkin French Toast Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel Topping

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz) loaf 2-day old Italian or French bread, trimmed of ends and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 2/3 cup milk (I used 1%)
  • 7 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup canned or fresh pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • Maple syrup, for serving
  • Streusel topping

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cold butter (preferably salted), diced into cubes
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 
 See full instructions : www.cookingclassy.com

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Pumpkin Doughnuts

Pumpkin Doughnuts

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour (measure 2 cups remove 2 Tbsp)
  • 1 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Coating

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

 See full instructions : http://www.cookingclassy.com/

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Berry Avocado Quinoa and Kale Salad with Honey-Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

Berry Avocado Quinoa and Kale Salad with Honey-Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

Ingredients

    Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds
  • Salad

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (about 2/3 cup dry)
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 9 oz baby kale or baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 2 medium avocados, peeled, cored and diced
  • 5 oz feta cheese, crumbled 

See full instructions : http://www.cookingclassy.com/

Monday, March 23, 2015

Creamy Ham Potato and Corn Chowder

Creamy Ham Potato and Corn Chowder

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked ham, diced into small cubes (I used left over ham roast, ham steak works too)
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 5 1/2 Tbsp butter, divided
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced (3/4 cup)
  • 2 celery stalks, diced (3/4 cup)
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth
  • 5 medium red potatoes (1 3/4 lb), diced into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (or frozen)
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or heavy cream (I've tried and like both versions)
  • Chives for topping

See full instructions : http://www.cookingclassy.com/

Taco Soup

Taco Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped (optional)*
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 (14 oz) can low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp ground paprika
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp dry ranch dressing mix
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • Toppings

  • Shredded Mexican blend cheese, chopped green or red onions, diced avocados and corn tortilla strips/chips 

See full instructions : http://www.cookingclassy.com/

Sunday, March 22, 2015

One-Pot Red Beans and Rice

One-Pot Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound cajun smoked sausage (andouille) or other smoked sausage, sliced into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2½ cups chicken broth
  • 2 (15.5-ounce) cans red beans (or red kidney beans), drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups of instant rice
  • creole seasoning

See full instructions : southernbite.com

Saturday, March 21, 2015

DOUBLE BERRY PUFF PANCAKE

DOUBLE BERRY PUFF PANCAKE

INGREDIENTS:


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup Gold Medal® All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup halved raspberries
  • powdered sugar, syrup and/or freshly whipped cream for topping

See full instructions : www.recipegirl.com

Friday, March 20, 2015

Avocado Quesadillas (vegan)

Avocado Quesadillas (vegan)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 avocado, more if you prefer
  • 1 small roma tomato, diced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 tsp. nutritional yeast
  • Seasonings of choice (I love smoked paprika, cumin, garlic powder, etc.)
  • Salsa (optional)
  • 1 large tortilla

See full instructions : www.thegardengrazer.com

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

7-Layer Mexican Dip

7-Layer Mexican Dip

Ingredients

  •     2 lbs lean ground beef
  •     2 packets (1 oz each) taco seasoning mix
  •     1 (16 oz) can refried beans
  •     1 (12 oz) container sour cream
  •     4 medium to large avocados
  •     Juice of half a lime
  •     ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  •     1 small red onion, chopped
  •     ½ tsp kosher salt
  •     ½ tsp garlic powder
  •     ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  •     4 vine ripened tomatoes, seeded and diced
  •     2 cups shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
  •     1 bunch fresh green onions, sliced
  •     1 (2.25 oz) can sliced black olives, drained

See full instructions : www.chewoutloud.com

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Crock Pot Thursday Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Crock Pot Thursday Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Ingredients


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1/2 tsp coarse salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 jars Alfredo sauce
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag frozen broccoli cuts
  • 1/2 pound bowtie pasta, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan, for garnish

See full instructions : funnyisfamily.com

Cheeseburger Pie

Cheeseburger Pie

Ingredients


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 Tablespoons onion powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 16oz shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


See full instructions : www.somedayilllearn.com

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Low Carb Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Low Carb Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Ingredients


  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3 medium onions sliced
  • 3 bell peppers; sliced
  • 1 tsp of garlic
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 packages of Hormel All Natural Beef slices; cut into strips (you can use another brand equalling 12 oz of meat)
  • 1 large box of sliced mushrooms
  • 1 package of Swiss cheese slices
See full instructions : www.grassfedmama.com

Friday, March 13, 2015

Skillet Basil Cream Chicken

Skillet Basil Cream Chicken

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Dry bread crumbs
  • 1 pound Boneless skinless chicken breast; 4 halves
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • ½ cup Chicken broth
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 1 can (4 oz) Pimentos
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes, or 1 can diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup Basil; fresh, minced (i also added some dry basil)
  • ½ cup Parmesan; grated
  • 2 tablespoons boursin cheese
  • ⅛ teaspoon Pepper
See full instructions : www.thecookierookie.com

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Easy Homemade Bounty aka Mounds

Easy Homemade Bounty aka Mounds

Ingredients:


  • 15 oz milk cooking chocolate
  • 3 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk

See full recipes on : notenoughcinnamon.com

Baby Back Ribs Fall off the Bone Recipe

Baby Back Ribs Fall off the Bone Recipe

Ingredients


  • 5 pounds baby back ribs
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup Thai sweet chili sauce

See full recipes on : www.steamykitchen.com 

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Candy Cane Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Candy Cane Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • Cupcakes
  • Sugar Cones
  • White Candy Melts
  • White Sugar crystals
  • Frosting
  • Pink Sugar crystals
  • Candy Canes
  • Fondant
  • Icing colors (I used Wilton Dusty Rose & )
  • Snowflake Sprinkles
  • Confetti Sprinkles


See full recipes on : www.bakerella.com

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Roasted Vegetables and Goat Cheese

Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Roasted Vegetables and Goat Cheese

Ingredients:

For the cauliflower crust:


  • 1 small head of cauliflower, florets removed
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg

For the topping:


  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • ½ small red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/3 cup broccoli florets
  • ¼ small red onion, sliced
  • 1/3 cup baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • ¼ cup pizza sauce of your choice (you could also use pesto!)
  • ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled

See full recipes on : www.domesticate-me.com

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Ingredients:


  • 4 (about 8 oz each) chicken breast, fat trimmed, sliced in half to make 8
  • 3/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs (I used whole wheat)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted (or olive oil)
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese (I used Polly-o)
  • 1 cup marinara or Filetto di Pomodoro
  • cooking spray


See full recipes on : skinnytaste.com 

Pasta Alla Vodka

Pasta Alla Vodka

Ingredients


  • 1 pound Pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 whole Medium Onion, Chopped Finely
  • 2 cloves (to 3 Cloves) Garlic, Chopped
  • 3/4 cups (to 1 Cup) Vodka
  • 1 can (About 14 Oz.) Tomato Puree
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 pinch Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon (to 1/2 Teaspoon) Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper, To Taste
  • 1 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese


See full recipes on : thepioneerwoman.com 

Monday, March 2, 2015

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Pasta

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Pasta


Ingredients:



  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 8 ounces bacon ends & pieces, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk 
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and drained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, chopped
  • Few grates of fresh nutmeg
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded pepper jack, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan, divided



See full instructions on : damndelicious.net

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Boozy Banana Split Jelly Shots

Boozy Banana Split Jelly Shots 


Ingredients

3/4 cup water
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 
1/2 cup cherry flavored vodka
1/4 cup banana schnapps
1/4 cup white chocolate liqueur
1 bottle magic shell chocolate
1 cup whipped cream
for cherries each shot 
 
For instructions please visit: tablespoon
 

Valentine Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches

 Valentine Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches


Ingredients

  •     2 sticks/1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  •     1/2 cup granulated sugar
  •     2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  •     2 cups all purpose flour
  •     1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  •     1/2 cup spreadable jam
  •     1 cup powdered sugar
  •     4 tablespoons heavy cream
  •     1 jar sprinkle balls

For more details please visit : picky-palate

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Braided Spaghetti Bread

Braided Spaghetti Bread


Ingredients


  • 1 Loaf Rhodes Bread Dough or 12 Rhodes Dinner Rolls, thawed to room temperature
  • 6 oz spaghetti, cooked
  • 1 cup thick spaghetti sauce
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2 –inch cubes
  • 1 egg white
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Parsley flakes



For more details please visit :  rhodesbread

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Homemade Crullers

Homemade Crullers 



INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • for the glaze--
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract {optional}

Read full details on:  laurenslatest

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Ingredients

  •     ⅔ cups Rolled Oats (gluten-free If Desired)
  •     1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  •     1 cup Old-fashioned Peanut Butter (I Used Skippy Creamy)
  •     ⅔ cups Dark Brown Sugar
  •     2  Large Eggs
  •     1-½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  •     ⅔ cups Chocolate Chips
instructions

See full instructions on tastykitchen

Monday, February 23, 2015

Simple Baked Zucchini-Carrot Fritters

Simple Baked Zucchini-Carrot Fritters 

Ingredients:

  •     2 medium-large zucchini
  •     4 medium carrots
  •     1 medium onion
  •     zest of 2 lemons
  •     4 eggs
  •     5 oz tub Parmesan cheese, shredded
  •     ½ cup flour (your choice: whole wheat, all-purpose, almond, gluten-free, etc)
  •     salt & pepper
  •     olive oil OR parchment paper


Instructions
See full instructions on : stewartsmarket.com

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Iced Sugar Cookies

Iced Sugar Cookies 


Ingredients:
For the sugar cookies:


  •     2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  •     1 tsp. baking soda
  •     1/2 tsp. baking powder
  •     1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  •     1 cup butter, softened
  •     1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  •     1 egg, at room temperature
  •     1 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract


For the icing:

  •     1 cup confectioners (powdered) sugar
  •     2 tsp. milk (may need up to 4 tsp)
  •     2 tsp. light corn syrup
  •     1/4 tsp. almond extract
  •     red food coloring, if desired

Instructions
See full instructions on : www.asweetpeachef.com

Friday, February 20, 2015

spinach pie

spinach pie 


Ingredients

  •     1 Tbsp olive oil
  •     1 small yellow onion
  •     1 clove garlic
  •     1 cup cottage cheese
  •     ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  •     ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
  •     ½ tsp salt
  •     10-15 cranks fresh cracked pepper
  •     2 large eggs
  •     16 oz. frozen cut spinach
  •     1 sheet (8 oz.) puff pastry
  •     2 Tbsp flour for dusting
  •     1 large egg (for glaze, optional)

Instructions
See full instructions on : www.budgetbytes.com

Broccoli-Chicken Mac & Cheese

 Broccoli-Chicken Mac & Cheese 


Ingredients

  •     8oz large macaroni noodles
  •     3 cups small broccoli florets
  •     2 large chicken breasts (about 1lb), cut into bite-sized pieces
  •     salt & pepper
  •     2 teaspoons oil (I used oil from the sun-dried tomatoes)
  •     6oz Laughing Cow Lite Cheese Wedges (I used Garlic & Herb)
  •     3/4 – 1 cup milk
  •     1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped

Instructions
See full instructions on : iowagirleats.com

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Chicken Tamale Casserole


Chicken Tamale Casserole

Ingredients:

  •     1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese ( I used reduced fat 2% blend)
  •     ⅓ cup fat-free milk
  •     ¼ cup egg substitute
  •     1 teaspoon ground cumin
  •     ⅛ teaspoon fresh red pepper
  •     1 (14¾-ounce) can cream-style corn ( I used regular corn – I hate cream corn)
  •     1 (8.5-ounce) box corn muffin mix (I used Jiffy)
  •     1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
  •     Cooking spray
  •     1 (10-ounce) can red enchilada sauce (such as Old El Paso)
  •     2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast ( I used a rotisserie chicken )
  •     ½ cup fat-free sour cream
For full recipe please visit quicknesayrecipes

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs 


Ingredients:

  •     1 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  •     1 clove garlic
  •     1/4 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  •     kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
  •     3 tbsp olive oil
  •     1-1/4 lbs skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  •     24 cherry tomatoes
  •     16 wooden skewers


Instructions
Read full directions on skinnytaste.com