Recipes / Morning shake: 1 banana, 4-5 strawberries, 1/2 c. blueberries, 1 peach (peeled), heaping cup (or more) fresh spinach, splash soy milk, 1 TBSP Greek yogurt, 2 tsp honey, 1/2 cup crushed ice. Green Smoothie Cups. Featured Ingredient: Coconut Water Bored stiff of H2O?
Try coconut water, now available in plastic bottles and tetra packs at a growing number of food stores, as a more lively alternative. Gleaned from young green coconuts (don’t confuse it with coconut milk made from the pulp of mature nuts), coconut water has a tangy personality and one of the best natural sources of the blood pressure lowering electrolyte potassium. Because the electrolyte balance is very similar to that of human blood, coconut water has been used as IV fluid during war time. Aqua de coco contains no added sweeteners so won’t give you Buddha-belly like other heavily high-fructose corn syrup sweetened drinks. Apart from chugging it straight up, coconut water is a great addition to smoothies. Spinach adds a vibrant hue and plenty of nutrients but trust me, this smoothie does not taste like a salad bowl. I am a big fan of the coconut water from Zico. Like these? Coconut Green Smoothie Cups 2 cups coconut water 1/2 orange. Frozen Pizza. I love the convenience of having pizzas in my freezer for quick meals when there is no time to cook, however I have never tasted a frozen pizza that was as good as my own.
Now I make my own pizzas, freeze them and always have one on hand for quick meals. I also make small pizzas that fit into my vaccum seal bags and seal them for long term storage. They can be quickly cooked in my toaster oven for quick lunch or dinner. Great for singles who don't want to cook a large pizza for just one. Basic Procedure: You can use a traditional pizza dough or my quick dough recipe. When making a pizza, prepare enough dough for two pizzas. For Pan pizzas: Prepare the pizza dough, then spread it into your pizza pan. Let cool for a couple of minutes, then top with sauce, toppings and cheese. When ready to eat, remove the foil and place pizza pan on the middle rack of your oven and bake at 425°F for approximately 15 minutes - until heated through and the cheese is golden brown.
For thin, crispy crust pizza: 15 Ways to Stuff a Mushroom. By Angie McGowan | Photo Above: Food52 Thanksgiving will be here before we know it.
I spent alot of time this past weekend thinking about what I would be making for my own Thanksgiving dinner as well as what I would be taking to the various potlucks and Thanksgiving parties we will be attending. Mostly, I was thinking about different appetizers. I love them. Nggallery id=’119969′ Gouda-Stuffed Mushrooms I love the idea of using a full flavored cheese like Gouda to stuff mushrooms, these look amazing. Sauasage Stuffed Mushrooms Stuffing mushrooms with sausage and cheese is an easy way to please a crowd.
Zucchini and Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms If you love goat cheese, you'll love these tasty stuffed mushrooms. Crab and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms. 20 brilliant things to make in a jar. Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars!
From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Get the recipe here). Via: fatgirltrappedinaskinnybody.blogspot.com Word on the street: salad in a jar is all the rage. Via: bakerella.com Cookies in a jar – a great gift idea. Via: rikkihibbert.co.za For a rustic vintage look, display your photos inside glass jars and bottles. Via: goodfoodbreadandmuffins.blogspot.com Chocolate muffin bread cooked in a jar. Via: pizzazzerie.com Super sweet. Via: simplebites.net Bread, cooked in a jar?
Entrees. Breads. Desserts.