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Cheesecake-stuffed strawberries

Cheesecake-stuffed strawberries
I put a slightly different version of these on my Easter Menu, but I’ve changed them up a bit. With the help of my strawberry huller – I’m not a gadget gal, but this one is worth having — these are a cinch to prepare. I took these up to school for Teacher Appreciation week and was blushing at the compliments. Do you think they knew how ridiculously easy these are? Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries 24 large strawberries, hulls removed 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar (add gradually, to taste) 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs Place cream cheese in a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds, or until soft. Use a sharp knife to make a hole in the center of each strawberry (going as deep as you can without hitting bottom). Spoon or pipe the filling into each hole.

Healthy Turkey Meatballs It's time to change up your recipes with the changing leaves! Fitness expert David Kirsch replaces the beloved hearty meal of spaghetti and meatballs with this seasonal version of Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti Squash! This is the second most popular dish at the Madison Square Club, which David founded. 1 spaghetti squash (4-5 pounds) 1 Vidalia onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 6 plum tomatoes, chopped ½ cup chopped Pomi tomatoes 2 tablespoons low-sodium tomato paste ½ cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped ¾ pound lean ground turkey 1 egg white 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2-3 dashes hot-pepper sauce -Preheat the oven to 400°F -Wrap the whole squash in foil. H-eat a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat and coat with cooking spray. -Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and coat with cooking spray.

Cyborg Anthropology 10 Snacks Under 100 Calories - YouBeauty.com - StumbleUpon Thinkstock Preparation: In a food processor, combine garlic and cannellini beans with lemon juice and process until smooth. Mix in oil, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper and process until blended. Add 3 tablespoons cilantro and pulse until mixed. Preparation: Mash avocados with a fork or potato masher in a medium bowl. Preparation: Combine sliced peaches with cinnamon and nutmeg; transfer to two serving plates. Preparation: Combine all ingredients, in a food processor. Preparation: Peel the banana and cut it crosswise into 16 slices; skewer each slice and place it on a waxed-paper-lined plate. Preparation: Place the tofu in a food processor; process until creamy. Preparation: Combine chia seeds and tomato liquid in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Preparation: Place popcorn in a 2 ½-quart microwave-safe container; cover and cook at high power 4 to 5 minutes, or until popcorn is popped but not scorched. Preparation: Preheat oven to 375°F. Cannellini Cilantro Hummus Calories: 80

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes | RecipeGirl.com - StumbleUpon Updated 9/22/11 to Add: If you’re coming here to sample these delicious Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, you just might like the latest recipe that I’ve posted for Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too. And Gingerbread- Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too. Enjoy! Here’s a short video sharing how to make these delicious pancakes: If you’ve ever thought you needed a reason to eat pancakes, today is the day: National Pancake Day! How do you like your pancakes? But recently I started dreaming about mixing cinnamon rolls and pancakes together… and this is what I came up with- my new favorite pancake: Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. I have a wonderfully fluffy pancake batter that I like to use (recipe below) so I swirled a bit of cinnamon roll filling into the pancake. And they cooked up just like a pancake- fluffy, but with craters of crusty, sugary cinnamon swirled within. You might find three of these stacked in a fancy breakfast restaurant, but I’m gonna tell you that one pancake is all you need. Oh yeah. Ingredients:

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Kiwi and Jalapeño Salsa © Jerry James Stone via Flickr Just because tomatoes are no longer in season, that doesn't mean we have to give up on fresh salsa, right? No, it doesn't! This kiwifruit salsa is tangy, spicy and so yummy! Come summer, you just might be longing for fresh kiwis again. Try it with a Viogner or any off-dry white with floral undertones. 8 ripe but firm kiwis1 jalapeño pepper, minced1/4 cup cilantro, chopped1/8 cup sweet onion, finely choppedPinch of sea salt 1. 2. 3. Enjoy! Visit the Green Wine Guide for more vegetarian recipes and wine pairings. 22 Ways To Get Your Vegan Snack Attack On It must be snacking season because I’ve had a lot of emails lately asking for some healthy vegan snack ideas and I thought it was a great idea for a post. Many of the recipes below are also some of the most popular snack recipes of 2011, so I will also add this post to my Top Recipes of 2011 page for easy reference. Ready to get your vegan snack attack on? 1. My all-time favourite cracker and quite possibly one of the top 3 recipes so far in 2012. 2. Enjoy this ultra-creamy, thick, and energizing smoothie, with a hint of orange that will help keep those cold bugs at bay! 3. Love dipping your finger into a bowl of cake batter? 3. Just like my favourite salt and vinegar chips, but better. 4. Incredibly easy to make. 5. Growing up, I always loved strawberry nutri-grain bars. 6. Adapted from the lovely Heather, this almond butter is the best thing to pair with a juicy apple or drizzled over fruit. 7. 8. 9. 10. for the rest click the link to continue… 11. Simple. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 19.

Abdominal muscle exercises and abdominal oblique exercises - StumbleUpon 6 packs and toned tummy muscles is all achieveable if you're doing the right abdominal exercises. So why not check out all the abs exercises we have and start training like you mean it! The Netfit Team have created their first abdominals ebook, totally dedicated to helping you achieve a 6 pack and get the abdominal muscles that you want. The programs below are just a sample of what this great ebook can offer you, to find out more please follow this link if your serious about getting the 6 pack / flatter stomach that you deserve. Stronger firmer abdominal's and a true six pack, can be achieved by performing the following abdominal circuit. The Abdominal workouts will strengthen your lower, upper and oblique abdominal muscles so whether you like kickboxing, swimming or freestyle skiing you're core can cope with it! Try and increase the amount of reps that you perform each week by 2, until you can comfortably perform 20 reps of each abdominal exercise.

Stacy Stowers - StumbleUpon There’s a very good reason why it’s called the Happy Shake! Though this creamy blend tastes like a delicious dessert, it’s chock-full of spinach, berries and super happy foods, like raw chocolate and maca. The Happy Shake is a meal replacement. It’s a key place to start when trying to lose excess weight, increase energy levels, and get healthier and happier. Before you get started, keep in mind the Happy Shake is more about technique than anything else. ingredients: 1/2 cup water 3-4 cups spinach 1 Tbs. coconut oil 1 Tbs. raw maca powder 2 Tbs. raw cacao powder 1 cup FROZEN blueberries 3/4 cup FROZEN cherries 1/4 cup FROZEN banana Optional: a little raw honey for those who like extra sweetness Optional: 3 ice cubes or a small handful of ice for those hot humid days In your Vitamix or blender start with: 1. 2. 3. If you are using a raw egg, you will need to adjust the amount of water, meaning less water. I have to say, in my experience, I have never met a bad egg. 4 . 5. 6. 7.

Red, White And Blue Flag Cake Studio 5 Party, Holiday and Ideas Contributor Alisa Bangerter has step by step instructions to make this red, white and blue flag cake. Baking Directions: To make this cake you will need three full layers of white cake, all the same height (make two recipes of cake or two cake mixes - you will end up with four layers so use one for another purpose). One layer will need to be white, one layer will need to be red and one layer will need to be blue. Use food coloring to get desired shade. Bake the layers in 9" round greased and floured rounds. Assembly: Split the white layer and the red layer in half horizontally using a long serrated knife. Place the remaining red split layer and the remaining white split layer on top of the full blue layer. Place the outer blue cake ring piece on the iced white and red cake layers. To serve, cut into slices and be amazed at the cool flag each piece becomes! Note: The idea for this darling cake originated with teenage baker Elissa Bernstein.

Easy homemade mint recipe - Raleigh Food Homemade mints are simple to make and they never last long at a reception or dinner party. Mints are also a popular choice for finger foods during the holidays. This simple homemade recipe for butter mints will become a fan favorite in your circle of friends and family. Simple Homemade mint recipe Ingredients 2 boxes powdered sugar5 Tbs butter3 Tbs milk¼ tsp oil of peppermintFood coloring as needed Preparation 1. 2. 3. 4. You can buy flexible mint molds at the Carolina Paper Company in Clayton; which is just outside of Raleigh. This easy to make butter mints are the perfect addition to any holiday food table! © 2011 Amy Bittinger Kunkle, All rights reserved.

DIY: Make your own Halloween dinnerware So now you've seen my interpretation of a Raven themed dinner party, I wanted to show you how I made the dinnerware. If you are like me you probably oogle over the holiday themed dishes but quickly shy away since you don't want to shell out for a whole set just for one celebration. (I don't even have real china so I think its safe to say I won't be buying any themed kind either) So when this idea of making my own for next to nothing came to mind, I just had to try it. Start off with plain white plates of your choosing (available cheaply everywhere), a porcelain 150 pen, some blue masking tape and a small stencil (optional). Cut a single piece of blue painters tape to use as a guide to keep straight and start copying the text across the rim of the plate. Now on to the little plate. I added the 'nevermore...' under the bird and the hard work was over. There you have it, custom dinnerware for less than $3 bucks per setting.

Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work | Cher Cabulas Mindbox - StumbleUpon Use toothpaste on yellow nails. This usually happens when you let nail polish stay on your nails for very long and when you’ve used cheap nail polish. Whiten them all up by rubbing toothpaste to remove the stains. You can also add a few drops of lemon for extra whitening, it’s a natural bleaching agent. See other uses of lemon with this POST. Use suntan oil to treat damaged hair. Treat burns with milk. Powder Your Roots If by any chance you have no chance to jump into the shower and you need to look your best. Cure Calluses with Vaseline or petroleum jelly It’s very unsightly to see hard calluses on your feet especially when you’ve been wearing closed shoes for a long time. Spot-Treat Smudges I find cotton tips very usual for this. Super-Glue a Nail Yikes! Buff with Baking Soda I’ve laughed at that episode in Friends when Ross went to a self-tanning sauna and got disastrous results. Use Toothpaste on a Zit Use just a pea-size amount. Technorati Tags: beauty tips

Homemade Protein Bars « askGeorgie.com - StumbleUpon There are plenty of reasons to make your own protein bars. First, it’s economical ! You’ll save a lot of money, particularly if you have a habit of buying single bars one a time. These bars provide healthy fats from natural peanut butter and flaxseed. Cooking oil spray ½ cup plain oatmeal (quick oats, not instant) ½ cup unsweetened soymilk ¼ cup egg whites (2 whites) ½ tablespoon vanilla extract 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder (1/3 cup) ½ cup Splenda granulated or sugar ( or 12 packets Truvia) ¼ cup milled flaxseed 2 tablespoons white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder ¾ teaspoon baking powder 1 /8 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons natural peanut butter Preheat oven to 350°F. Makes 6 servings Per serving: 195 calories, 11 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 14 g total carbohydrate, 4 g dietary fiber, 12 g protein, 218 mg sodium. Can you think of another protein bar flavor you’d like to see? Quaker Quick-1 Minute Oats, 18 oz

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