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Guy Fieri's Tequila-Lime Wings Recipe : Guy Fieri. 31 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks. Whether it’s fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a mid-day snack break to avoid the 2 o’clock lull, high-protein snacks are the tastiest way to keep on going. Protein snacks are the perfect way to fill up just enough, and give us longer-lasting energy than the usual, carb-heavy options. Here are 31 of our favorite protein-packed snacks — one for every day of the month! We promise you won’t get sick of any of these choices. 1. Cottage-Style Fruit: Top ½ cup cottage cheese with ½ cup of your favorite fruit. 2. 3. 4.

(Also Check Out: 50 Awesome Pre and Post-Workout Snacks) 5. 6. Photo by Caitlin Covington 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Photo by Lisa Goulet 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Do you fill up on protein or carbs? Spiced Sweet Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe. Spinach artichoke bites | park house love. When I was tasked with bringing an appetizer to Easter dinner, I decided to make hot spinach artichoke dip. It’s always a hit at parties, so I figured it would be a pretty safe bet. Then I got to thinking that it would be a better idea to bring an appetizer that people could just pop in their mouths…easier than having to spoon the dip on a plate, then carrying the plate around. So I decided to make them into bites. They were a big crowd pleaser, really yummy and most importantly, so easy to make. Ingredients (yields 4 dozen bites) 1 (8 oz.) package softened cream cheese (I used reduced fat)1/4 cup mayo1/2 cup grated parmesan or romano cheese2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced1 (14 oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained2 tubes of crescent roll doughshredded mozzarella (optional, though in my opinion completely necessary) Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.

Combine the first six ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well. Hello, lover. Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe. Our Top 10 Most-Pinned Smoothie Recipes - Martha Stewart Light & Healthy. HOW TO CHOOSE THE “RIGHT” WATERMELON (AND WHY TAPPING DOESN’T WORK) « What About Watermelon? In many ways, a watermelon is a lot like a Christmas gift: You’re pretty sure you’re going to like what’s inside, but you’re never really sure until you open it. Unlike a Christmas gift, however, with a watermelon, you’ll like what’s inside 100 percent of the time. (I’m about 75 percent with Christmas gifts.) Since you can’t stealthily peel back the wrapping of a watermelon in the grocery store to sneak a peek at what’s inside, you’ll have to employ some different techniques to determine its “ripeness.” Personally, I use the following three-step process to find the right watermelon and I have to admit, it hasn’t failed me yet!

1. 2. 3. Now I know what a lot of you are thinking: “What about the sound test? Some say a ripe watermelon will produce a hollow sound, while a “thick” or “solid” sound indicates a watermelon that’s not ripe or too ripe. Vegetarian Chipotle Nachos Recipe. Portobello Mushroom Snack. July 18, 2011 You know what? It isn't that hard to make healthy pizza.

Pizza would always be pretty healthy if we chose not to put 1/2 pound of cheese on every slice. Here on Snack Girl, I have featured English muffin pizzas, Triscuit pizzas, and even made over a frozen pizza to get readers to try a healthier version of pizza. Well, do I have a solution for you. Make the pizza in a portobello mushroom cap! Why would you do this? Only 22 calories of crusttastes meaty and goes great with sauce and cheeseyou don't have to make crust! Yes, this is SO easy it is ridiculous and the taste is phenomenal. You are eating a 22 calorie mushroom instead of a load of crust (and it is gluten free)! In the recipe below, I used diced fire roasted tomatoes to fill the caps. Also, I used fresh mozzarella because I love the creaminess. Kids will love making these and you can make them ahead to reheat later. print 3K+ (serves 4) Preheat oven to 350.

Serve hot or room temperature. Want to read about snacks? Pretzel hugs. Posted on : April 2, 2009 These Pretzel Hugs are such a simple and fun treat that everyone will love! I can’t believe that I have not posted these earlier ~ they are an all time favorite at my house and I make them quite often. They are just about the easiest treat you could possibly make, seeing as unwrapping the Hershey’s Hugs are the hardest part (and I have that down pat)! My mom made these for the first time a bunch of years ago and they didn’t really interest me…until I tried them! They are 2 Pretzel Snaps (the square waffle pretzels) with a Hershey’s Hug sandwiched inside. Super easy and super addictive! Before I tried them I thought the salty sweet ratio was unbalanced, being as there are 2 pretzels for 1 Hug.

Preheat oven to 300 1. 2. 4. 7. You could most certainly let them dry at room temp, it will just take a little longer and trust me, you are going to want to eat these right away!! Ingredients How to Make About the Author Hi! Social Share. Mini Reuben Sandwiches. October 15, 2012 Does anyone else out there love deli sandwiches? You know the ones I am talking about. They include stuff like coleslaw, Thousand Island dressing, lots of meat, bacon, and melty cheese. The bread is usually stacked a couple of slices thick and when you order it, you wonder how you are EVER going to finish it. The Reuben is one of those sandwiches. Typically made with pastrami, Thousand Island dressing, sauerkraut, and swiss cheese, it is a site to behold. This Mini Reuben is the BEST little snack for watching football or a debate.

I love how it incorporates a bunch of pickled cabbage (sauerkraut) so you get some veggies with your snack. There is no real cooking here. You can find rye cocktail bread in front of the deli section of your supermarket. Also, I didn’t use Thousand Island dressing because I didn’t have any so I just mixed some mayo and ketchup together. Do you love deli sandwiches?

Print 138 Mini Reuben Recipe (makes 24) ¼ cup mayonnaise2 tablespoons ketchup. Best Baked Bean Recipes. Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic Recipe. Easy Feta Dip Recipe. August 30, 2012 Awwww, ma, raw veggies AGAIN! Yes, I know it is difficult but there is nothing healthier. Why can’t they taste like chocolate sundaes? :) I don’t know about you, but I find raw veggies to be a wee bit dull. The problem is that my favorite dips are made with sour cream and onion soup mix. I was looking for a new creamy, salty, healthier choice when I came across a feta dip. Most of my recipes only have one step, but this one is a bit more complicated. Roasted garlic lacks the bite of fresh garlic and (bonus) it is easier to peel. This is a great dip to include in your lunch box with your veggies. My son LOVES this dip, and my daughter keeps asking for ranch. Have you tried to roast garlic? Print 194 Simple Feta Dip Recipe (makes 2 cups or 8 - ¼ cup servings) 1 small bulb garlic1 teaspoon olive oil 1- 8 ounce block feta cheese½ cup plain yogurt (whatever you have on hand)juice of ½ lemon Preheat oven to 400 F.

Other posts you might like: 12 Comments: Read the First Chapter. Kings Hawaiian Baked Ham & Swiss Sandwiches | Recipe Schmessipe. Coming Soon! Ingredients 1 12 pack of King’s Hawaiian Original Rolls 1 lb. deli ham, shaved 1 lb. Swiss cheese, thinly sliced 1 1/2 sticks butter 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 3 teaspoons of poppy seeds 1 onion, chopped Directions 1.

Heat oven to 350. 2. 3. 4. Sloppy Joe Recipe. September 6, 2012 Anyone else like sloppy joes? This sandwich consists of ground meat, onions, and mystery sauce from a can served on a bun. My mother used to "cook" these for us - and I had forgotten about them until recently. I found out that my husband, who is an Australian citizen, has never had a sloppy joe. I felt for sorry for him. Never had a sloppy joe!

You haven't lived! But, I couldn’t serve him the school cafeteria sloppy joe because I feel it is kinda strange and too packed with just meat for my tastes. Sacrilege? You see, the beans are fiber filled, high protein, and they go great in the sauce. We don't have to give up taste and flavor to have a healthier option. It is difficult to buy 1/2 pound of ground meat. I double dog dare you to try this recipe! Print 74 Healthy Sloppy Joe Recipe (makes 8 sandwiches) Spray non-stick pan with non-stick spray and heat to medium high. 335 calories, 4.9 g fat, 55.3 g carbohydrates, 22.3 g protein, 11.3 g fiber, 721 mg sodium, 8 Points+

Easy Baked Jalapeno Poppers. Hummus Recipe : Ina Garten. Homemade Snacks, a Cozy Cottage Kitchen, Lighter Summer Breakfasts, and the Best Trick Ever for Separating Eggs Most Popular Posts Published August 19 - 25. The Recipes. Blue Cheese-Bacon Dip Recipe. Roasted Chickpeas with Lemon and Garlic - Moderate Oven. Our favorite sandwiches ever! So last week, with the beautiful weather we've been having here in Southern Minnesota, I decided to make our most favorite sandwiches ever!

Mike found the recipe in a magazine and asked me to make them and they've been in regular rotation ever since. So I'm going to share and hope that whoever stumbles upon this little blog and decides to try them likes them just as much as we do! Grilled Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken Sandwiches I'm not going to give specific amounts because you can adapt it to however you need to make to suit your needs Boneless, skinless chicken breast pineapple slices (in rings) Swiss cheese slices thinly sliced red onion Teriyaki sauce crusty buns Marinate your chicken breasts in the teriyaki sauce for at least an hour.

I like using fresh pineapple and slicing it in nice, thick rings. Next you want to slice your red onion nice and thin! Now you want to assemble everything you need to go out to the grill so you can have it all close at hand as you put things together. Yogurt covered blueberries. Easy Hot Spinach Salsa Queso Dip. If you have processed cheese laying around, you should definitely make this. (I know, I know--I'm supposed to be into healthier cooking and Velveeta is not considered good for you. But we all need a little processed cheese in our lives.

And if you snub your nose at're no friend of mine. AAAAND, you're totally missing out.) The 'heat' (spice) can be controlled by what type of salsa you get--we used a medium spicy salsa and it was tempered somewhat by the creamy/mild cheeses. And it gave just the right amount of heat. 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained1 lb Velveeta cheese (2% fat--this is the reduced fat version)8 ounces cream cheese (light)1 jar salsa (I used 3/4 full jar of a 16 ounce jar)A handful of chopped cilantro (optional-but good) Now there's 3 ways to make this: 1) Cut the Velveeta and cream cheese into cubes and place all ingredients in a microwaveable-safe dish. Serve warm with tortilla chips. Quick and Easy Restaurant Style Salsa. Let me introduce you to the easiest salsa you’ve ever met. It literally comes together in under 5 minutes. Not only is it easy peasy to prepare but it’s down right delicious. Unlike pico de gallo, it’s more like a salsa you’d get in a Mexican restaurant served with chips before you get dinner.

This is perfect for the winter months when tomatoes aren’t in season but you’re craving a fresh simple appetizer. It’s a go to recipe of mine when we have a houseful of guests. In a food processor or blender, I combine a can of diced tomatoes, a can of Rotel which is seasoned diced tomatoes with green chilies, 1/2 of a small onion, 1/2 of a jalapeno, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, honey and a few spices. It’s the perfect apres nosh after a long day of skiing or snowboarding and the perfect beverage to wash this down is an icy cold beer. With the Super Bowl just around the corner, this would be a great easy appetizer to watch the big game. Quick and Easy Blender Salsa Ingredients Instructions. Skinny Taco Dip. A must have at every large get together: birthdays, football, holidays – this dip always disappears!

This is my daughter Karina's favorite dip, which she has nicknamed "the stuff". It's easy to prepare and everyone always wants the recipe when they try it. Serve it at your next party with your favorite baked tortilla chips and play around with the toppings – try jalapeños, scallions or avocados. Skinny Taco DipServings: 24 • Serving Size: 1/24th of dip • Old Points: 2 pts • Points+: 2 ptsCalories: 59.2 • Fat: 3.6 g • Protein: 2.2 g • Carb: 4.7 g • Fiber: 0.6 g Ingredients: 8 oz 1/3 less fat Philadelphia cream cheese 8 oz reduced fat sour cream 16 oz jar mild salsa1/2 packet taco seasoning 2 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded fine 2 large tomatoes, seeds removed and diced 1 cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese 2.25 oz sliced black olives Directions: In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sour cream, salsa and taco seasoning and mix well with an electric mixer.

A Gold Medal-Worthy Grilled Cheese. Grilled cheese is my jam. When I was younger, my dad would make my sister and me a grilled cheese sandwich every day after our morning swim practice. It was basically the best treat in the world. Stuffed with Colby jack cheese and buttered to perfection, my dad would slice it in half on a diagonal, rather than a boring down-the-middle cut, and we would gobble it up with big smiles on our faces. But those were my picky eater days. Now I stuff my grilled cheese sandwiches with lots of fun ingredients. And what better event to pair with an all-American jazzed-up classic, like the grilled cheese, than the Olympics? I’ve taken a classic recipe from Tyler Florence and made additions to it.

Double Cheese Grilled Cheese With Avocado and Tomatoes Heat griddle or large skillet over medium-low heat. Assemble the sandwich: Place four slices of bread on a cutting board. Gaby Dalkin is a chef, photographer/food stylist, enthusiastic traveler and guacamole fanatic. Martha's Favorite Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe. Egg Salad Recipe. Easy Low-Carb Snack Ideas. No-bake energy bites - gimme some oven. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days. Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative. Pasta. When life is good, and when life gets crazy, I turn to pasta. And this pasta recipe is one of my all-time favs. And just as it has for years, this one hit the spot.

Read more This past Friday night was meant for celebrating. The weather was sit-out-on-the-deck-in-the-cool-evening-breeze perfection. And a very special birthday girl turned the big 3-0. Friends, meet Stacey. Read more TGIF, friends. Hope that you all have had a lovely week, and that a relaxing weekend lies ahead. Read more Ever since my friends and I met for a tapas happy hour at our neighborhood Spanish restaurant a few weeks ago, I’ve had sangria on my mind. Read more Read more Read more Happy day, friends! 20 Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas « Keep Your Diet Real. Homemade Peanut Butter. Skinny Basil Pesto. Italian Skewers Party Appetizer Recipes < 40 Party Appetizer Recipes.

Jalapeno Popper Dip. 183. Jalapeno Popper Dip. Skinny Appetizers. Warm Bean Dip. How to Make Proper Queso Dip… (AKA: Velveeta is Not Fit For Human Consumption!) | Celebration Generation: Food, Life, Kitties! Cuban Sandwiches Recipe. Smoky-Sweet Popcorn Nut Mix. Pantry Basics: Homemade Granola Master Recipe. Tropical Mango Salsa Recipe. 2012 EWG Dirty Dozen List - Apples Contain the Most Pesticides for the Second Year Running. Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Bites. Food / Incredible Baked Meatballs. 1lb hamburger, 2 eggs, beaten with 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan , 1 cup panko or bread crumbs, 1 small onion, minced, 2 cloves garlic, minced, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon salt, freshly ground pepper to tast.

Healthy Summer Snacks and Salads. Hummus and Quinoa Wrap. 44 Healthy Foods Under $1. Fresh Food Friday: 100 Healthy Snack Ideas. Baked Snack Mix. No Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie. Cherry Orange Oatmeal Bars. Frozen Fruit Pops. No-bake energy bites.