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Pesto Chicken Stuffed Shells. When I'm in my cooking 'zone', creative juices tend to flow and I start throwing random things together so nothing goes to waste.

Pesto Chicken Stuffed Shells

This recipe is a result of using up leftover ingredients I had from other dishes I prepared for the freezer. I figured chicken, pesto and cheese would work with pasta fairly well and so I hoped for the best. We enjoyed these Pesto Chicken Stuffed Shells from the freezer and even my husband was impressed how these came out! I guess I'll have to make this again soon and/or experiment some more... I come from the school that any good tasting filling is versatile in different applications, whether it be stuffed into baked dough, layered or stuffed with pasta or even used as a pizza topping.

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World Hearth Recipe Collection - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. Good for you breakfast loaf & Haute Box. March 23, 2011 by allison n Raise your hand if you enjoy a warm slice chunk of quick bread in the morning or as a snack?

good for you breakfast loaf & Haute Box

Maybe it’s banana nut bread, blueberry bread, cinnamon swirl bread or pumpkin chocolate chip bread. My sweet tooth is growing just typing this. Here’s the buzz-kill….quick breads are notorious for being unhealthy…full of fat and sugar. Yipes! Guess what…Not this quick bread! This loaf contains only 1 tablespoon of oil AND zero butter and eggs. Good for you Breakfast LoafInspired by this recipe Print Recipe - 1 cup rolled oats - 1 cup whole wheat all-purpose flour - 2 tsp baking powder - 1/2 tsp sea salt - 11/2 Tbls honey, maple syrup or agave syrup - 1 Tbls canola oil - 1 cup 1% or nonfat milk Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes. When Intelligentsia Coffee opened in Pasadena recently, I was intrigued the lasagna cupcakes they served.

Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes

The cupcakes are made by Heirloom LA, a catering business. About the size of a muffin, a single lasagna cupcake was a delicious meal. After seeing how much my daughter enjoyed them (she ate my entire cupcake and I had to order a second one), I decided I had to try making them at home. After a bit of research, here is my method. The girls love them and take them to school as lunch. The ingredients are fairly simple. Spray or wipe the cupcake tin with olive oil for prevent sticking and add a little flavor. Once you filled in the first layer, gently press another wrapper in, forming another cup. Bake an Egg in an Avocado for a Fast and Healthy Breakfast Treat. Biggest Loser Recipes - Biggest Loser Oatmeal Pancakes. The Garden Grazer: Quinoa Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Basil Dressing. We are utterly in love with this quinoa salad.

The Garden Grazer: Quinoa Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Basil Dressing

It's another easy cold lunch for my husband to bring to work. The quinoa and garbanzo beans provide a double protein punch, and the lemon-basil dressing is simple, light, and fresh. As always, I love admiring the beautiful splash of color from the vegetables. (Hooray veggies!) It's vegan, gluten-free, and a perfect change of pace from the Mexican Quinoa Salad with cumin-lime dressing. Vegan, gluten-freeAdapted from Betty CrockerIngredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 3 roma tomatoes 1 orange bell pepper 1 1/2 cups corn (I used frozen, thawed) 4 green onions {For the dressing} 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 tsp. basil (or fresh if you have it) Directions Rinse quinoa, and cook according to package directions.

{Printer Friendly Version} Pizza Braid. A pizza braid is very kid-friendly, easy on the wallet and extremely simple to make.

Pizza Braid

My aunt and cousin first introduced me to them and I’ve been hooked ever since. The possibilities are endless of the varieties you could make (check out the Apple Dessert Braid!) , but the recipe below is for a very basic hamburger and pepperoni braid. You could make your own dough, but I prefer the shortcut of using Rhodes rise and bake dough. This is one of my favorite shortcuts to make a nice loaf of bread or use in recipes like this one. As I said, this is extremely basic. The dough takes a few hours to rise, so I take it out in the morning and place a towel over it.

Yes, yes the dough in that photo has not risen fully. Then you spread out the sauce, lay the meats down, followed by the cheese. Then with a pizza cutter, start cutting about 1 inch thick strips down the whole rectangle. Follow the pictures above. Mexican Rice Bowl. Mexican Rice Bowl We have been eating a lot of Mexican food lately.

Mexican Rice Bowl

Pregnancy has thrown off my tastes and food desires, but Mexican food has been a staple. It always sounds good to me. Josh has been making me a lot of quesadillas, burritos, and enchiladas. When he made Cilantro Lime Rice to take to a party, I asked if he could make a large batch for us to have at home. Josh always cooks dinner, but unfortunately he is not home during lunch time, so I am on my own. This was the best lunch I have had in a long time. Mexican Rice Bowl Ingredients:Cilantro Lime Rice Black beans Diced tomatoes Diced red onion Chopped cilantro Avocado slices Fresh lime juiceDirections:1. If you like this Mexican Rice Bowl, you might also like: Homemade Chipotle Burrito Bowl from Iowa Girl Eats. Spinach & Black Bean Egg Rolls Recipe.