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Baked Spinach Dip Mini Bread Bowls

Baked Spinach Dip Mini Bread Bowls
Baked Spinach Dip Mini Bread Bowls anyone? These are cute aren’t they. I thought it would be fun to share some fun Superbowl/party food this week to get ready for game day. It’s no secret that I am only interested in the commercials and half time performances of Superbowl but I do LOVE to make party food, so let’s celebrate with fun food Stay tuned for some great NYC pictures coming this week, I had so much fun in the big apple last week. Here are your ingredients, nice and simple. I LOVE that Pillsbury put out a “Simply” line of products. Unroll your french bread loaf and cut into 10 equal slices, about 1 inch thick. Flatten each slice with the palms of your hands about a 3 inch round. Press in the bottom and up the sides of your muffin tin. Time to cook the spinach, watch it wilt in seconds Now add your garlic and stir it all up for a good minute or so. Place your cream cheese, sour cream, spinach and parmesan cheese into a mixing bowl. Here’s the yummy part. Don’t forget the garlic salt. Related:  Food

Top 10 Recipes of 2013 I cannot believe another year has come and gone and it’s now time to countdown the top 10 recipes of 2013! I wasn’t surprised with #1, as it got well over 1.8 million views this year, but some of the ones that made it to the top 10 kind of surprised me! Last year’s roundup of the top 12 of 2012 was pretty similar to this year’s in the sense of not a whole lot of sweets but full of easy meals for busy lives! I don’t really have a niche for this blog – I’m not really a dessert blog, I’m not really a dinner blog..I’m a little of everything and it certainly shows from the results of what y’alls favorites are! 2013 was full of events: from our wedding to our honeymoon to one of my proudest moments on this blog. I’m hoping 2014 brings the same love, laughter, and memories, if not more! Thank you for all your readership, support, and love on this blog! But first, let’s dig in to the top 10 recipes of 2013! 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Were you surprised by any of these? top 10 recipes of 2013

10 Mouthwatering Summer Burger Recipes Today is National Hamburger Day! Ready to celebrate? Hamburgers are a staple of the American diet and what we love most about them is that the summer menu must-have is extremely customizable. By changing the toppings or spices you can have a completely different meal each time. Say hello to summer with 10 mouthwatering burger recipes that are sure to please: 1. It’s what’s inside that counts. 2. Capture the flavors of the classic Italian salad but in burger style. 3. If you can’t hop on a plane to Hawaii, at least you can rev up and taste the flavors of the island. 4. Spike your burger with some spice and then dig in. 5. BBQ season has arrived with this one! 6. If you have a love for mushrooms and wine, then you have met your match in burger form. 7. This paleo recipe is nothing but nutritious and delicious. 8. Apples on a burger? 9. Slather the healthy and refreshing flavors of Greece on your patty. 10. This burger gives a burst of freshness that is perfect for a hot summer day.

Recipe for Honey Almond Cake with Orange Zest for Rosh Hashanah: Shana Tova I would never get an award for the best Jew. I eat pork. I love shellfish. After a dinner of steak, I don't mind eating a dessert that has dairy in it. Several years ago I gave up fasting for Yom Kippur, because instead of having a reflective day, I'd be miserable because all I could think about was not being able to eat and drink. I have only dated one Jewish guy...and even he was only 1/2 Jew. But all that doesn't matter to me. This Wednesday is Rosh Hashanah: Jewish New Year. But here's a thing: I actually don't like honey. When it comes to cooking, I rarely follow recipes: I just come up with my own creations. 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons honey1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted (I used 2/3 cups of almonds)1 egg1 cup buttermilkzest of one orange (my own addition)2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon saltDirections: 1. 2. 3. 4. Shana Tova to everyone celebrating Rosh Hashanah.

14 Instant Appetizers Whether for a crowd of hungry guests or a single rumbling stomach, you’re never more than 10 minutes away from a satisfying small bite. Here are 14 recipes to pique your palate. Remove the pit from dates, stuff with an almond and blue cheese and warp tightly with half a strip of bacon. Secure with toothpicks and bake at 350°F until the bacon is crisp.Combine sliced garlic, chili flakes, and a few chopped anchovies in a sauce pan with a half-cup of olive oil. Cook for 5 minutes over low heat. Equivalencias: de tazas a gramos y mililitros - Lujos Cotidianos Los americanos tienen excelentes recetas de galletas, bizcochos, madalenas... pero, desgraciadamente, ellos miden los ingredientes por su volumen, en tazas, en vez de por su peso. Desde mi punto de vista es mejor comprar un set de tazas (taza entera, media, cuarto y tercio de taza) para no complicarse la vida. Pero si encontráis una receta que queréis hacer de inmediato y no tenéis el juego de tazas a mano, aquí está mi lista. Esta lista de equivalencias la he hecho pesando los ingredientes. Sin más rollos aquí os la dejo. Harina y azúcar glass Por otro lado, con las tazas también se pueden medir líquidos. 1 taza= 240 ml.1/2 taza= 120 ml.1/3 taza= 80 ml.1/4 taza= 60 ml.Espero que os sea útil. Hasta la próxima semana.

31 Surprisingly Delicious High-Fiber Snacks Photo by Perry Santanachote It helps keep things moving smoothly (you know what we mean), it can lower our risk for diabetes and heart disease, and it keeps us fuller, longer. What is this magic stuff? Dietary fiber! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Photo: Deb Perelman / 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Photo by Caitlin Covington 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Photo by Lisa Cain 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. What are your favorite high-fiber snacks?

Rosemary Focaccia So this is actually a recipe that I got from Sara a couple of years ago and I just love it. It tastes a lot like the focaccia bread that you get at Macaroni Grill, only (at least I think) better: warm, soft, a little salty; rip off a piece (no knives here) and dip it in some extra-virgin olive oil with a dash of balsamic vinegar and some freshly ground black pepper and you have a meal! Seriously, I could just eat it for dinner and call it a night! If you’re more interested in balanced nutrition, slice each loaf in half length-wise and add Garlic-Herb Sandwich Spread, smoked turkey, Provolone, tomatoes, onions, and lettuce and then cut into wedges. Or try it alongside a bowl of Italian Turkey Soup–it’s a relatively easy, elegant, homemade, soul-satisfying meal perfect for a chilly fall evening. Scared of making yeast bread? Rosemary Focaccia Loaves Recipe by Our Best Bites *no, you’re not going crazy, this recipe has been tweaked from it’s original posting for added yumminess! 1 tsp.

Artichoke Dip This classic dip is normally hijacked by a roguish team of full-fat mayo and cream cheese; somewhere, hidden within, lie token amounts of spinach and artichoke. Here, we turn that ratio on its head, plus use a flavorful olive oil-based mayo to cut calories and boost nutrition. Chiles bring some extra heat to the equation, while toasted wheat pitas work as super scoopers. Overall, this reimagined appetizer packs an amazing 14 grams of fiber. You'll Need: 4 large whole-wheat pita 1/2 Tbsp butter 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 jar (12 oz) artichoke hearts in water, drained and chopped 1 box (16 oz) chopped frozen spinach, thawed 1 can (4 oz) roasted green chiles, drained and chopped 2 Tbsp olive oil mayonnaise (made by both Kraft and Hellmann's) 2 Tbsp whipped cream cheese Juice of 1 lemon Salt and black pepper to taste How to Make It: * Cut the pitas into 6 to 8 wedges each and separate the layers.