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Crispy Potato Roast Recipe

So…it’s still really hot out…wtf! I’m totally ready for fall…forget this, “I just don’t want summer to end” BS…I’m OVER IT! Okay, I apologize for being aggressive right there, but man does this weather make me grumpy. There are a few things that get my mood up during weather like this: 1) My Dog (always) 2) Frequent Fro-Yo and Hawaiian Ice trips with the boyfriend 3) This Roasted Onion Dip. Remember when you were a kid and sleepovers were still the best thing ever? If you are willing to brave a hot kitchen for about an hour (woof, I know), this dip is totally worth it and a delicious treat to help keep you cool (once you’re sitting and enjoying it) and leave you feeling guilt-less afterwards! Xx Jenny Roasted Onion Dip Serves 5 to 6 Ingredients: 2 large sweet onions, quartered 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup sour cream.

Asian Turkey Meatballs with Lime Dipping Sauce. Halloween was a major success. I trained my kids well. They know what chocolate I like and tried to get it for me (Twix, Almond Joy, Butterfinger Snackers). My three boys can easily be categorized according to their candy consuming behavior: My oldest son rarely eats candy, he just likes to collect it. He knows exactly how many pieces of candy he scored and counts it daily. We never got an accurate count of my middle son's candy because he ate it from house to house as he collected it. My 2 year old who doesn't discriminate who he steals candy from. Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets. Chunks of all white meat chicken breasts coated in breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese then baked until golden.

Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets

An easy chicken recipe your whole family will love. What can be more kid friendly than chicken nuggets, even the pickiest kids like them. Serve them with ketchup, bbq sauce or whatever you like to dip your nuggets into. Adults can serve them over your favorite salad for a satisfying lunch. Salmon Burgers with Barbeque Hoisin Sauce. I got on another dessert roll, didn’t I? I’m trying to limit the not-so-healthy posts and instead insert some deliciously-healthy posts.

Let’s be honest. Sometimes it’s a losing battle. I’m noticing that since my birthday is next week, I am (for pretty much the entire month of October) using the “well, my birthday is coming up, and I deserve it” excuse. And, a million cookies and cakes and calorie-laden drinks later….I’m looking for something to relieve a little of the guilt from my trip last week where I definitely over-indulged. So….meet this burger. This recipe caught my eye, and I gawked at the list of ingredients. Servings: 4 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 large shallots, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup hoisin sauce***You should be able to find this in the Asian section of your local grocery. 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar. Easy Light Broccoli Cheese Stuffed Chicken Recipe. Caramelized Chicken with Jalapeno Cream.

Want to know how to make one heck of a delicious chicken dish?

Caramelized Chicken with Jalapeno Cream

Good. Because I was going to tell you anyway. First up. Chop up some jalapenos and other good stuff. Saute them in a little butter. Crispy Baked Chili Squash Fries. Apparently I’ve been hoarding recipes.

Crispy Baked Chili Squash Fries

I honestly thought I had nothing to post and I just checked my “to be posted” file on my computer and found a ton of pictures waiting for me to sift through. So here I am. I also didn’t just check it, as it’s been a couple hours of sorting, editing and organizing and nap time is almost over now, so I’ll get right to it! As much as I love sweet potato fries and squash “fries” they will never be crunchy like regular old potato fries. Strawberry Pineapple Frozen Yogurt : Baltic Maid. Posted on | June 12, 2011 | No Comments Healthy is usually not a word I associate with ice cream.

Strawberry Pineapple Frozen Yogurt : Baltic Maid

Recipe: low-cal peach frozen yogurt. Kung Pao Chicken (or Tofu) December 8, 2011 at 9:13 pm.

Kung Pao Chicken (or Tofu)

Rustic Tuscan Vegetable Soup. It’s finally “winter” here in the desert.

Rustic Tuscan Vegetable Soup

And after a brutally hot summer I am READY for the cold. We just had a crazy winter storm that brought lots of rain & snow up north and even sleet here in Phoenix! This crazy weather made me crave a nice hot bowl of soup…I didn’t want a bowl of brothy soup, but one that was rather hearty, yet filling AND healthy. This Tuscan style vegetable soup does not disappoint.

It is a very rustic soup and is LOADED with fresh veggies and if you don’t have fresh on hand use canned or frozen. Directions In a small bowl mash half of the beans with a masher or the back of a spoon, and set aside. Heat the oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Cooking with Jax: Kale Chips. I've always wanted to try kale chips, so when I saw bunches for sale at my local farmers market, I jumped at the chance to try it.

Cooking with Jax: Kale Chips

I wasn't really sure what to expect. Generally when any type of leafy vegetable gets warm, it wilts. Everyday Food's Chicken & Lentil Burger with my sping. Earlier this month my friend Stacey gave me the latest Everyday Food magazine.

Everyday Food's Chicken & Lentil Burger with my sping

I paged through it and ripped out three different recipes that appealed to me. Today, I'd like to share with you a recipe for Chicken and Lentil Burger. Of course I had to put my own spin on this by adding sundried tomato and goat cheese spread. Other than that, I pretty much followed Everyday Food's recipe, and it turned out great! A few notes: 1. 2. 3. 4. Chicken and Lentil Burgers with Sundried Tomato & Goat Cheese SpreadSlightly adapted from Everyday Food Magazine recipe makes 6 burgers Ingredients 3 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3/4 teaspoons cumin 1 pound ground chicken 2 cups cooked lentils 3 tablespoons fresh breadcrumbs (I used challah) 1 large egg 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 8 sundried tomato halves 3 tablespoons goat cheese lettuce 6 Sandwich Thins Directions 1. 4.