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Tootsie Rolls Recipe - How to Make Tootsie Rolls - Homemade Tootsie Rolls. This recipe for homemade Tootsie Rolls makes soft, chewy candies with the familiar chocolate taste of Tootsie Rolls. If you want to make these extra special, roll them in chopped nuts or coconut at the end. Yield: 80-100 Tootsie Rolls Ingredients: 2 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped1/2 cup light corn syrup2 tbsp softened butter3/4 cup powdered milk1 tsp vanilla extract2-3 cups powdered sugar Preparation: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip. There’s one appetizer that, if all else fails, we WILL order at a restaurant: spinach artichoke dip. Hey, it’s what we do. We look at other options and then go with the one that we know we’ll both love and consume way too much of. What’s wrong with that? Nothing. Nothing at all. However, I have to say that I’m a homemade spinach artichoke dip virgin. Never made it, never even attempted it, unless you count the TGIFriday’s frozen appetizers or Lay’s jarred dip. This dip has all of 4 ingredients and tastes heavenly. 1 box frozen spinach, thawed and with the liquid squeezed out1 bag frozen artichokes, thawed and with the liquid drained away2 wheels of Laughing Cow Swiss cheese (you can do the light version here as well)1 tsp garlic powder¼ tsp cayenne peppersalt and pepper to taste In a food processor (or, if you like it chunky you can just mix in a bowl) process all of the ingredients together.

I repeat: DEVOUR. Broccoli Bites for Kids. File this under the Onion Soup Mix Recipe category, though there is no Lipton onion soup mix in site. I may even serve these at my next dinner party, they were that good! While babysitting for my 6 year old picky eater niece, I had to come up with a good lunch that would be fun for the two of us to make together. She is not a big broccoli fan (or any vegetable fan), but I told her we would add melted gooey cheese and form the patties with our hands. She was sold. Please don't laugh when you read this recipe, it is terrific and easy. I made it my own by adding homemade breadcrumbs and fresh chopped steamed broccoli along with lowfat mozzarella cheese mixed with the cheddar. Broccoli Cheese Bites (adapted from My Tasty Treasures & WholeSomeBabyFood.com): 16 oz. package of frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained of liquid (I used fresh steamed broccoli) 1 1/2 cup of grated cheddar cheese 3 eggs salt & pepper 1 cup of seasoned Italian breadcrumbs Let cool and enjoy!

Baked kale chips. I could never get into kale. Heck, I’ve long been timid about greens in general — the delicate ones like baby spinach and arugula were easy but as soon as things got a little heavier, I got nervous. When I finally found a respectable green I found palatable — Swiss chard, which I think of as the green for spinach people — I went to town with it: a tart, a spaghetti dish and then gratin. But I still couldn’t warm to kale. Because I didn’t like the way it tasted. And I don’t care if something is chock-full of vitamin A, C and calcium, I don’t care if it makes you live longer or feel stronger or fixes the budget deficit, I’ve got this hang-up wherein I won’t eat food if it doesn’t taste good to me. But in February, I began seeing a recipe for baked kale chips flitting about the internet. Yes, crisp. [Psst. This week: We have flown the coop! One year ago: BialysTwo years ago: Swiss Easter Rice TartThree years ago: Rich Buttermilk Waffles Preheat oven to 300°F.

Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather | FoodBabbles. Maddy has been on a “fruit roll-ups” kick lately. Not the actual name brand kind that I so vividly remember peeling away from a cellophane wrapper when I was a kid. No, Maddy’s been eating the Gerber toddler kind. I don’t feel too bad about her eating them in moderation although if she had her way she would eat the entire box of 5 in one sitting. So the other day while at my in-laws house, my mother-in-law said “I can’t believe you haven’t tried making these from scratch yet.” That’s all it took… Guess what I did the very next day? The other brilliant and wonderful thing about homemade fruit leather is you can make it with hardly any sugar! Just ask Maddy! Enjoy! Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather Easy, healthy homemade fruit leather for a guilt-free treat. Ingredients 2 1/4 cups chopped strawberries 2 1/4 cups chopped kiwis 1 tablespoon lemon juice Sugar, to taste (I used 3 tablespoons) Instructions Place the fruit in a saucepan with the lemon juice over medium-low heat.

Spicy Baked Green Bean Fries (with Meyer Lemon Aioli) We gotta talk about what you’re doing this weekend. I need to hear what you’re making, and who you’re rooting for…blah blah, we’ll get to it. Before we delve in, I need you watch this video. It’s important. Do me a solid and watch it, please. It’s going to make you laugh. I’m sort of obsessed with her reaction to meeting a baby sloth. There’s nothing crazy about baked green bean fries. They’re healthy, snappy, crunchy. They’re a little healthier since I opted to use multi-grain crackers, instead of bread crumbs.

You can do either, if you like. After I ran the crackers through a food processor, I spread the mixture out on to a plate, added a little salt and a good amount of crushed red pepper. Like the typical vegetable fry, they went from flour to egg to crumbs. On a baking sheet and in the oven. While they were going at it in the oven, I made the meyer lemon aioli. Whoa. Spicy Baked Green Bean Fries (with Meyer Lemon Aioli) Print this recipe!

1. 2. 3. Stop buying granola bars & make these: no bake chocolate energy balls | {NATURAL} MOMMIE. Something we spend far too much money on is healthy organic granola bars. At $4.99 for a box of 5, I just can’t justify it anymore! Solution? This. If you’ve ever searched recipes on how to make your own granola bars, you’ll find hundreds of variations of this recipe around but really it comes down to what’s in your pantry. And it’s perfect if your littles have sensitivities or allergies because it’s completely customizable. What you end up with? Chewy, moist, (mostly) mess free snacks for lunches and on-the-go. My recipe for the above (I just eyeballed everything…no measuring cups required!). - 1 cup of oatmeal - 1/2 cup peanut butter - 1/3 cup cocoa powder - 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened (or sweetened) coconut - 3/4 cup of pecans (get your children to smash and crush them with a rolling pin!)

- 1/3 cup of honey (or blue agave – whatever you have on hand) - 2 teaspoons of vanilla - handful or two of chocolate chips (optional) 88 Snacks Under 100 Calories Originally from The... | Matchstick Molly. Grilled Guacamole Recipe. Grilled Guacmole? Ummmm. Heck yes!! I made this recently for Tasty Kitchen and it was gooooood. You need to make it. Immediately. It’s life changing. And… wanna hear something really exciting. Okay….here’s the step by step for Grilled Guacamole: You need to prepare either your indoor or outdoor grill. Once the avocados have some grill marks, throw a few slices of red onion on the grill to char. Next up, let’s grill some tomato quarters! Once we’ve got everything grilled and set aside, place the avocado into a bowl and give it a quick mash. Next, grate some garlic over the avocado.

Be sure to get all that fabulous garlic from the bottom side of your grater. Next, juice a lime or two over the avocado. Add the chopped red onion. And then the tomatoes! Throw in some chopped cilantro. Season the guac with some salt and a few turns of freshly cracked black pepper. And serve it up with some of your favorite chips!! Check out Tasty Kitchen for the full recipe of Grilled Guacamole!