September 27, 2016

Jalapeno Popper Boats

25 medium, fresh jalapeño peppers* 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 pkg. bacon bits 3 c. finely shredded cheddar cheese 2 t. Worcestershire sauce 2 T. olive oil ¼ c. cornmeal Preheat oven to 400°. Spread olive oil evenly over a cookie sheet. … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

1 c. ketchup 1 c. brown sugar 1 lb. bacon, cut into thirds 2 small cans whole water chestnuts Preheat oven to 350°. Mix together ketchup and brown sugar. Wrap ½ piece of bacon around each chestnut. Place in a 9x13 pan. Pour ketchup mixture over wrapped … [Read more...]

Broccoli Salad

1 head broccoli, cut into bite size florets ½ red onion, chopped ½ c. crumbled bacon 1 ½ c. shredded cheese ½ c. mayo 1 T. cider vinegar ½ c. sugar (or to taste) Mix all ingredients together; toss with broccoli. Serve. Karen Armstrong, … [Read more...]

Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

1 ½ lbs. brussels sprouts 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil ¼ c. white wine vinegar ¼ c. honey 4 T. Sriracha, or more to taste kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Preheat the oven to 400°F. Cover a baking sheet with foil. Trim the base away from … [Read more...]

Greek-Style Scampi

6 oz. uncooked angel hair pasta 1 t. olive oil ½ c. chopped green bell pepper 2 t. bottled minced garlic 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, oregano; undrained t. black pepper 1 lb. peeled & deveined medium uncooked shrimp t. ground … [Read more...]

Pasta Bacon Toss

1 lb. bacon, cut up 4 c. chicken broth 2-14.5-oz. cans Italian-style diced tomatoes 1 med. onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced (or more, if desired) ½ t. crushed red pepper flakes, optional 16 oz. box uncooked linguine pasta 4 ozs. cream … [Read more...]

Almond Butter Quinoa Blondies

¼ c. unsalted butter, softened ¾ c. smooth or crunchy natural almond butter 2 lg. eggs ¾ c. packed light brown sugar 1 t. vanilla extract ¾ c. quinoa flour (see tip below*) 1 t. baking powder ¼ t. salt 1 c. semisweet chocolate chips Preheat oven … [Read more...]

Chocolate Devil’s Food Cupcakes

1 c. boiling water 1 c. gluten-free unsweetened cocoa powder 1 c. brown rice flour ½ c. sweet sorghum flour ½ c. potato flour 2 t. baking soda 1 t. guar gum t. salt 2 c. granulated sugar 8 T. (1 stick) salted butter, at room temp 2 eggs, at … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Black Bean Chili

½ c. chopped onion  ½ c. canned diced tomatoes, undrained ½ c. chopped yellow or green pepper  1 t. chili powder 1 t. minced garlic  ½ t. dried parsley 1 c. chicken broth  ½ t. cumin 1 c. black beans  ¼ t. dried oregano 1 c. canned pumpkin  … [Read more...]

White Chicken Chili

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 T. olive oil + extra for drizzling on chicken 2 lg. onions, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 c. chicken broth 1 c. dry white wine 2 cans Navy or cannellini beans, drained and rinsed ½ c. lime juice 1 small can … [Read more...]