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Creative Cooking With A Foodie Flair

Creative Cooking With A Foodie Flair
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Macheesmo - Learning to be Confident in the Kitchen The Delicious Life — where steak is medium rare and blogging is well-done Blog » BexLife I lost both of my parents in 2013. My father lost his battle with cancer on April 19, and my mother passed on November 21, ten days after suffering a sudden, massive stroke. If losing my father threw me off balance, my mother’s death finished the job and knocked me right over the edge. What I mean by “less-than-ideal” is that I ate a lot of crap-tastic food and engaged in absolutely no exercise. “Does this serve me and my purpose?” I had forgotten to ask. My roots had seemingly disappeared, and I was floating – disconnected like a helium balloon caught up in a directionless wind. I forgot my purpose. You may wonder why I’m bringing this up right now. Because today, I ate cake. I’m back on the saddle, back to my mantra, and back to my practice of being of service to myself so that I may serve others. And I still ate a giant piece of the most amazing Jewish apple cake I’ve tasted… since the last time my mother made it for me. My 3 Best Tips for Eating and Moving With Love 1. That’s all. 2. 3.

50 Slow Cooker Recipes Life is busy around my house. Even though I have young kids, we are working on potty training, sharing, walking and just staying safe :) Toddlers are such a crazy and fun age! School is back in session, or almost back in session, and I am sure life is or will get busy taking kids to school, sporting events, extracurricular activities and pretty much anything that comes with the hustle and bustle of life. My mom was/is a huge fan of just throwing something in the crock pot in the morning and not having to worry about dinner the rest of the day. Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Cafe Rio Chicken Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Slow Cooker Chile Colorado Southwestern Beef Stew Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup Crock Pot Sweet Apricot Chicken Slow Cooker Sauerkraut Soup Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli Honey Sauced Chicken Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken Slow Cooker Berry Cobbler Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushrooms Slow Cooker Bombay Potatoes Slow Cooker Lime Chicken Tacos

College Fed: Quick, Easy and Delicious Recipes The Girl Who Ate Everything | Quick and Easy Family Recipes 15 Basic Stir Fry Sauce Recipes (Food and Whine) I love a good stir fry and they are a great way to use up odds and ends of meat, vegetable and noodles. And let’s face it, they are a quick and easy dinner solution. Simply cook up some rice or throw in some noodles and it’s a family-pleasing meal. I rarely start with a recipe – just a pile of odds and ends. So it occurred to me recently that what I really needed was a stir-fry sauce “cheat sheet” – a handy reference for the combination of sauce ingredients I need to make different kinds of stir fry to combine with my collection of ingredients. Here I’ve collected 15 great stir-fry sauce recipes that can be printed to keep handy in the kitchen (or bookmarked, if you prefer). Instructions for all of these recipes … just combine the ingredients in a small bowl, stir well to combine, then add to your stir fry. Lemon Stir-Fry Sauce – Great with seafood stir fries, such as shrimp and/or scallops, as well as chicken. Lemon Stir-Fry Sauce II – nice with chicken and seafood. Tips:

Handle the Heat - Homemade meals and delightful indulgences Chicken Enchiladas aka the best enchiladas ever! Thank you so much to Laura, at Tide and Thyme, for introducing me to this recipe. Seriously - they were so so good I can't even tell you. So good in fact, that the leftovers are really calling my name, and I'm trying so hard to resist.... OK so on to the recipe. I followed her recipe pretty closely, with the exception of a few minor changes. Seriously, make these ASAP! Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauceadapted from Tide and Thyme, orginally from America's Test Kitchen Combine the onion, jalapeno, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and oil in a large saucepan. cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring often, until the onions and peppers have softened, 8-10 minutes. Nestle the chicken into the sauce. Strain the sauce through a strainer into a medium bowl, pressing the onion mixture to extract as much liquid as possible. Shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Lightly spray the tops of the enchiladas with cooking spray. Reduce heat to 400.

Diet Food: Grapefruit - Top 50 Spring Diet Foods for Weight Loss - Shape Magazine - Page 3 "Studies show that the chemical properties in grapefruit can reduce insulin levels, which promote weight loss and boosts metabolism, plus it's an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber," says Rathbun. Make a satisfying spring lunch with this warm grapefruit and quinoa salad recipe. You can use your keyboard to see the next slide ( ← previous, → next) Try these delicious spring foods that will boost your metabolism and help you lose weight quickly. Promo Subtitle These delicious seasonal foods help boost metabolism so you can lose that extra layer. Image Alt Text Top 50 Spring Diet Foods for Weight Loss Title Text Media Folder: Media Root By Jessica Smith Topics: FeaturedTopic: spring foods FB like each slide Related articles

The 99 Cent Chef Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwich A guacamole grilled cheese sandwich has been on my to try list for a while now and since I was making the bacon guacamole on the weekend I figured I would just pick up double the ingredients and make both. The basic idea behind this grilled cheese is quite simple and it started out with just adding guacamole to a grilled cheese but with the success of combining salty bacon-y magnificence with cool and creamy guacamole I could not resist adding a few slices of bacon to the sandwich. I also had some leftover corn tortilla chips from dipping on the weekend so I decided to crumble a few of them and add them to the sandwich for texture. Like all grilled cheese sandwiches this one is pretty easy to make though you want to try to remember to pull the guacamole out of the fridge early so that it can come up to room temperature before adding it to the sandwich. Does this grilled cheese sandwich look good? Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwich Servings: makes 1 sandwich Printable Recipe Directions

Tofu 101: Your Guide To All Things Tofu! Readers, meet tofu. Tofu, meet readers. Welcome to Tofu 101: a guide to the what, why and how of all things tofu. What Tofu is made similar to cheese, and starts with extracting soy milk from ground, cooked soybeans. The more the tofu is pressed, the firmer it becomes. Silken tofu is great for adding to smoothies or scrambling like eggs, while firm or extra firm (my fave) is best for using in everyday dishes. Why Tofu is a great source of protein for those looking for a meat alternative, and it’s also high in calcium, iron and contains no cholesterol. Plus, it’s so versatile! The nutrition and versatility is great, but the TASTE is what I really love. I also really like eating tofu raw, adding it to cold salads and such. What I’m sure you really want to know though is, what’s the texture like? Now, I use a tofu press to press out even more of the water my extra firm tofu comes packed in, just to get it that much more firm, but it’s totally not necessary. How Ingredients: Wok oil Sauce: 1. 2.

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