Monday, July 29, 2013

Monterey Chicken

Monterey Chicken Recipe-Monterey Chicken - Prepared with Colby Jack cheese, bacon, smoky barbeque sauce, Ro*Tel tomatoes and chilies, topped with green onions.This is absolutely fantastic and needs to go on the list of things to grill this summer!
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup bar-b-que sauce
  • 1/4 cup real bacon bits
  • 1 cup cheddar/monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 14 oz. can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 5 oz can fire roasted green chiles
  • sliced green onions
  • salt & pepper

Instructions
Read full details on: mybakerlady.com

Lemon Monkey Bread

Lemon Monkey Bread...this is absolutely delicious...so lemony...I took this to a church brunch and everyone loved it!
Ingredients
  • 12 Rhodes dinner rolls, thawed but still cold
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
Read full details on: mybakerlady.com

Southwestern Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Southwestern Stuffed Spaghetti Squash. Really good. Definitely will make again. I didn't have jalapeƱos so added salsa instead. I also added a chopped stalk of celery to up the veg.
Ingredients
  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced (leave seeds in for more heat)
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tbs. ground cumin
  • 1 Tbs. Mexican oregano
  • 1 Tbs. chili powder
  • 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly torn cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 1 lime
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese

Instructions
Read full details on: bevcooks.com

Welfare Peanut Butter Cookies

Welfare cookies: these are pretty good. Nothing spectacular but the boys loved them and they were super easy. Not to mention quick and made a bunch.
Ingredients
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup fat (margarine, butter, or shortening)*(see note)
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs

Instructions
Read full details on: lickthebowlgood.blogspot.com

Valentine's Day Heart Cookies

Valentine's Day Heart Cookies Use the center cutout for the jolly rancher cavity and sell in package of two large hearts and two center cutouts. or a pair (large heart and cutout)

Ingredients

  • 125g unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup superfine caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cups plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • Few drops red food colouring
  • Few drops of strawberry essence (optional)
  • Icing sugar, for dusting
Instructions


Read full details on: www.foodonpaper.com

Bird's Nest Breakfast

Finally made these today! They were so good! This is definitely going to be a staple for breakfast or an easy dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 potato, shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 2 t. butter or margarine

Instructions

Read full details on: www.delightfulcountrycookin.com

Birthday Cake Batter Popcorn

Birthday Cake Batter Popcorn! Perfect for any holiday or birthday, just change the color of the sprinkles! SO easy to make!

Ingredients
  • 6 cups popped pop corn
  • 1 1/2 cups or so almond bark (or white chocolate), melted
  • 1 cup cake batter mix (I used yellow cake batter but white would work too)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • assorted sprinkles
Instructions


Read full details on: mrsschwartzkitchen.blogspot.com

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Pasta

This is awesome chicken. It's basically chicken, pasta, and a gravy made of enchilada sauce and cream cheese. It's like chicken wings, football dip, and baked ziti all at once! And my picky eater ATE IT!
Ingredients
  • 3 chicken breasts,
  • Salt and Pepper for seasoning
  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 28 oz enchilada sauce, mild or hot
  • 4 oz cream cheese (I used 1/3 the fat and it was great)
  • 1 1/2 cups Mexican Blend Cheese
Instructions
Read Full Recipe please visit : eatagreatdeal.com

Tomato Tortellini Soup

Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup~Didn't have the fire roasted or sun dried tomatoes so I just opted for a can of diced tomatoes. Served with a loaf of crusty italian bread and a side salad and it's a quick meal!
Ingredients
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
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  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) reduced-sodium condensed tomato soup
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
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  • 2 cups half-and-half (Fat free is okay) 
  • 1/2 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes or two tablespoons sundried tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Instructions

Read full details on: mrsschwartzkitchen.blogspot.com

Pizza Burgers

Pizza Burgers made this but used regular hamburger buns. was a good way to use up leftover buns.
Ingredients
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Drizzle of canola/vegetable/olive oil
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
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  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1/4 cup (or so) water
  • 1 tablespoon (or so--give or take your taste) pizza or Italian seasoning
  • 4 English muffins, split into 8
  • 3 tablespoons (or so) butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 32 pepperoni slices
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
Instructions

Read full details on: mrsschwartzkitchen.blogspot.com

Mama Canales-Garcia’s Avocado and Shrimp Salsa

Mama Canales-Garcia’s Avocado-Shrimp Salsa from the smitten kitchen Perfect for steamy summer days (and nights).
Ingredients
Makes about 6 cups salsa
  • 1 pound small shrimp, shelled and deveined or pre-cooked and defrosted
  • 2 firm-ripe avocados, halved, scored into a small dice
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, quartered or 2 cups chopped tomatoes, drained a little
  • 1/2 small white onion, very finely chopped (use red if you can’t find white)
  • 1 small jalapeƱo, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Juice of 1 to 2 limes
  • Salt
  • Handful cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • Hot sauce, on the side
  • Tortilla chips, to serve
Instructions

Read full details on: smittenkitchen.com

Carrot Orzo Salad

Carrot & Orzo Salad - SO yummy and fresh! I omitted the parsley (not a fan) and chopped up some cucumber bites instead - a great summer salad. The roasted carrots are delicious and the whole thing comes together pretty quick
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. carrots
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil (divided)
  • ½ Tbsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • ⅓ bunch fresh parsley
  • 2 oz. crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ Tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
Read full details on: www.budgetbytes.com

Greek Marinated Chicken

Greek Marinated Chicken. Very tasty !!! Serve with Lemony Cucumber and Orzo salad.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 medium lemon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • freshly cracked pepper
  • ¼ bunch fresh parsley
  • 3½ to 4 lbs chicken pieces
Instructions
Read Full Recipe please visit : freshdreamer.com

bbq beef stuffed potatoes

BBQ Stuffed Potato - Loaded Bake Potato topped with choice of Texas Beef Brisket, georgia Chopped Pork or Barbecue Pulled Chicken!
Ingredients
  • 2 large russet potatoes (one lb. each)
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup Multi-Purpose Shredded Beef
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp bbq sauce
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar*
  • 1 whole green onion
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
Instructions

Read full details on: www.budgetbytes.com

Southwest Cornbread Salad

Southwest Cornbread Salad - Budget Bytes - Baked cornbread loaded with veggies and black beans and a lime southwesty flavored dressing, sounds good but i'm unsure how this would store, probably soggy...
Ingredients

CORNBREAD
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
SALAD
  • 2 small tomatoes
  • 1 medium avocado
  • ½ small red onion
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans
  • ¼ bunch cilantro (optional)
DRESSING
  • 1 medium lime
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp garlic powder
Instructions

Read full details on: www.budgetbytes.com

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Orange Dream Puffs

1 box of Angel Food Cake
3 large Oranges
1 tbsp. Orange Extract (not shown)
2 tbsp. Mystic Blue Spice Orange Sugar..(Orange Zest & Sugar)
1 Cup Powdered Sugar



Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chiles

12 large Green Chile Peppers (Or if you can’t find Green Chiles..any grocery store Pepper/Chile will work)
4 medium Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts (OR one whole cooked rotisserie Chicken form the store)
1lb Bacon
1 container of Cream Cheese
2 Cups..or so, of Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
3 tbsp. Chile powder
3 tbsp. Oregano
A drizzle of Olive Oil
S&P to taste

Get The Recipe here.

Strawberry 2 Ingredient Fudge

Ingredients

1 (16 oz) can of strawberry frosting
1 12 oz bag of white chocolate chips

Get the full tutorial here.

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients

3 cups heavy whipping cream, separated
1/2 cup sugar
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
3/4 cup Key Lime juice
1 Tbsp Lime zest
approx 12 full graham crackers, broken in half to create 12 sandwiches

Click here for full directions!

Sloppy Peanut Butter Pie

Ingredients

25 Chocolate sandwich cookie, crushed
1/4 cup butter, melted
8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 pint heavy whipping cream, cold
chocolate sauce

Get The Recipe here.

Mini Almond Joy Pop Tarts

Ingredients

1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
3 oz cold cream cheese, cubed
1 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 egg
1 tsp water
1/2 cup canned chocolate frosting
raw, unsalted almonds for garnish

This creative recipe look at :  cookiesandcups

Salted Rolo Brownie Cookies

Ingredients

16 oz semi sweet chocolate, chopped
4 Tbsp butter
4 eggs
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 cups chopped Rolo candies, approx 30-35 pieces
flaked sea salt for sprinkling

Read full details on:  cookiesandcups

Orange Creamsicle Yogurt Bites

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups Vanilla yogurt
1 (3 oz) package of Orange Jello mix
*optional, whipped cream to top

Find the recipe at :  cookiesandcups

Easy Apple Crumble with Vanilla Custard Sauce


For more details please visit : cookingandme

6 Lemonade Cupcakes recipes

1.Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes


For the cupcakes:
2¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1½ sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
1¼ cups sugar
4 large eggs, room temperature
1 cup whole milk
1 cup strawberry puree from about 2 cups chopped strawberries

Recipe from : girlinthelittleredkitchen

2.Gluten Free Pink Lemonade Cupcakes


Cupcakes
3 large eggs
1 large lemon
¾ cup sugar – use divided
½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
2/3  cup gluten-free flour

Find the recipe at :  simplygluten-free

3.Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

For the cupcakes:
3/4 cup (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. lemon zest
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
For the lemonade syrup:
3/4 cup lemonade concentrate, thawed
1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar

Read full details on: bitesofsweetness

4.Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Cupcakes
1 box white cake mix, batter prepared according to package directions
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 tablespoons sweetened pink lemonade drink powder

This creative recipe look at : alittleloveliness

5.Yummy Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Pink lemonade Icing:
3/4 cup of butter, softened
3 1/2 cup powdered sugar
3-4 TB milk
1/2 tsp lemon extract
2 TB powdered pink lemonade
1-2 drops of red food coloring
Optional:
Light pink sprinkles
Striped straws

Read full details on:  iheartnaptime

6.Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes


Ingredients (cupcakes)

1 white cake mix
1 –  3.4 ounce instant lemon pudding mix
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 cup lemon-lime soda

This creative recipe look at :  ladybehindthecurtain

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Get Cooking With These 5 tart recipes

1.Gluten Free Strawberry Tart recipe

1 tablespoon lemon zest
½ cup lemon juice
1 egg
2 egg yolks
½ cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter, cut into 4 pieces.

Get The Recipe here.

2.Cream Cheese Fruit Tart recipe

Ingredients

For the Crust:
1 cup almond flour -- + 2 tablespoons for High Altitude
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1 large egg
1 tablespoon butter -- melted, plus more for greasing the pan
3 tablespoons honey -- or coconut palm sugar
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
For the Glaze:
1/2 cup orange juice or grapefruit juice -- freshly squeezed, without pulp
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons tapioca starch -- or cornstarch
For the Filling:
8 ounces cream cheese -- softened, room temperature
3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon lemon juice -- fresh squeezed
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
For the Fruit Topping:
strawberries -- stems removed, halved, quartered, or sliced
blueberries -- leave whole
kiwi fruit -- peeled and sliced across to create rounds


3.Fruit Tart


Ingredients:
Crust:
10 oz pitted dates
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 cup pecans

Filling:
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp cornstarch
1 3/4 cup coconut milk
2 egg yolks, beaten
1/2 tsp vanilla extract


4.Tomato Tart


INGREDIENTS
1 lb assorted tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups Original Bisquick® mix
3 tablespoons boiling water
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
1/2 cup sandwich spread, mayonnaise or salad dressing
3 medium green onions, chopped (3 tablespoons)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


5.French Peach Tart


INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons Original Bisquick® mix
2 cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 egg
3/4 cup whipping cream
1/3 cup sour cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
5 to 6 cups sliced peeled fresh or frozen (thawed) peaches
1/3 cup apple jelly, melted

Get the full tutorial here.

6.Mixed Berry Tart


Ingredients:
For the pastry cream:
1 cup whole milk
5 tablespoons sugar
3 large egg yolks
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Click here for full directions!

6 Potato Salad Recipes

1.Warm Potato Salad with Goat Cheese

INGREDIENTS

2 pounds red potatoes, scrubbed well and cut into 3/4-inch pieces
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 ounces crumbled goat cheese (1/2 cup)
1 celery stalk, finely chopped
1 small shallot, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Read full details on: marthastewart

2.Mom's Classic Potato Salad


Ingredients:
2-1/2lbs medium-sized potatoes (about 4-5 potatoes – make sure all are same size)
4 large eggs
1/2 – 3/4 cup light mayonnaise
dash salt

For the dressing:
1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon sugar
scant 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
dash of paprika

Find the recipe at : iowagirleats

3.Baked Potato Salad


Ingredients

4 pounds russet potatoes
1-2 tablespoons of olive oil
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 cup mayonnaise (I use olive oil flavor)
3/4 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 pound bacon, cooked, cooled and chopped
6 green onions, chopped
1 1/2 cups medium cheddar cheese, shredded

For more details please visit : foodiecrush

4.Roasted Potato Salad


Ingredients
Roasted Potatoes
2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, cut into wedges
2 tbs olive oil

1 tsp vegetable bouillon (msg-free)
Dijon & Goat Cheese Dressing
2 tbs olive oil

1 large clove of garlic (minced)
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 tbs fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
few grinds of fresh black pepper
½ tablespoons chopped chives
2 tbs crumbled goat cheese

Find the recipe at : blommi

5.Patriotic Potato Salad

Ingredients

2 lb baby red and yukon gold potatoes, (choose smallest potatoes)
1/2 C low fat buttermilk
1 tbsp dijon mustard
1 tsp dijon mustard
1 tbsp stone ground mustard
1 tsp stone ground mustard
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 C minced scallions
1/4 C finely chopped radishes

Read full details on: womenshealthmag

6.Warm German Fingerling Potato Salad


2 lbs. fingerling potatoes, cleaned and sliced in half lengthwise
1/4 cup whole grain mustard
1 1/2 tablespoons summer savory, minced
2 teaspoons thyme, minced
1/2 shallot, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Find the recipe at : westelm

dragon noodles

Ingredients
4 oz. lo mein noodles
2 Tbsp butter
¼ tsp crushed red pepper
1 large egg
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp sriracha (rooster sauce)
1 handful fresh cilantro
1 sliced green onion

For more details please visit : budgetbytes

pita bread

Ingredients
1⅛th cup warm water
1½ tsp yeast
1½ tsp sugar
1 Tbsp olive oil
½ cup whole wheat flour
2½ cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt

Find the recipe at : budgetbytes

hearty black bean quesadillas

Ingredients
1 (15 oz.) can black beans**
1 cup frozen corn kernels
½ small red onion
1 clove garlic
¼ bunch fresh cilantro
2 cups shredded cheese
1 batch taco seasoning
10 taco sized tortillas

Read full details on: budgetbytes

basic biscuits

pepperoni stuffed chicken

INGREDIENTS
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 oz. mozzarella cheese
1.25 oz. (approx. 16 slices) pepperoni
1 large egg
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup bread crumbs
6 Tbsps vegetable oil
to taste salt and pepper

Read full details on: budgetbytes

baked zucchini fries

Baked Zucchini Fries - a delicious way to enjoy zucchini when in season. A super easy side dish and great way to encourage children and fussy eaters to enjoy their vegies!


Ingredients
1 lb. zucchini squash
¼ cup all-purpose flour
⅛ tsp salt
1 cup panko bread crumbs
¼ cup parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp Italian seasoning blend
1 large egg

Read Full Recipe please visit : simplexfood.com

focaccia rolls

Ingredients
4 cups all-purpose flour
½ Tbsp salt
¼ tsp instant yeast
2 cups water
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp Italian seasoning

For more details please visit : budgetbytes