How To Make Hard Taco Shells In Your OvenPlus . . . A Recipe For Baked Tacos!One Good Thing by Jillee This recipe has got to be one of the bigger successes I have had in the kitchen in a long time! Everyone in the family LOVED these! Not a speck was leftover, which is always a sign that it really and truly was a HIT. This dish has so many things going for it, that there wasn’t much chance it would be a FAIL, but one never knows with me. :-) First of all….it’s TACOS! It’s quick and easy to make. It’s got a “Make Your Own” aspect to it…which always makes me happy. AND…it’s gluten-free! Oh yeah…and it’s delicious. Let’s start with the DIY portion of this dish…making the taco shells. I can count on ONE HAND the number of times I have actually ever purchased hard taco shells from the store. So this tip for making crunchy taco shells in your oven was mind-blowing to me. Let’s not waste another minute! How to Make Your Own Baked Taco Shells by Eating Well Working with 6 tortillas at a time, wrap in a barely damp cloth or paper towel and microwave on High until steamed, about 30 seconds. What???
Family Food: Easy Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad Posted on October 19, 2012 by S If you’ve been put off by bland tasting quinoa salads (as I have), this recipe for roasted vegetable and quinoa salad may just change your mind. For the longest time, I put the blame on quinoa itself. Despite that fact that quinoa is a complete protein high in fibre, iron and magnesium—an all-round superfood—I’d avoided it like the plague for many years because the first time I’d eaten quinoa, I felt like I was being punished. It tasted like damp cardboard someone had forgotten to season. Naturally, I was thrilled to discover that my son T enjoys this quinoa salad, too. Easy Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad Serves 3 adults plus 1 toddler (or 2 adults and 1 toddler, leaving an extra portion for momma’s lunch the day after) 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained roasted vegetables (Use Dawn’s recipe here. Caramelised onion (this can be made ahead of time and refrigerated. Prepare the caramelised onion. About Su-Lyn Tan
John Wayne Casserole Soooo, yeah. The only reason I made this recipe was because it's called 'John Wayne Casserole'. That's it. My husband loves John Wayne. In fact, Jesse's middle name is Wayne because of Heath's love for 'The Duke' (I wanted to name him Jesse Barret J. so his initials would be JBJ, like Jon Bon Jovi, but Heath said over his dead body. I had no idea what to expect with this. I'm posting the recipe as I found it originally, but for my little family of three, I cut it in half and made it in an 8x8 baking dish (I usually cut 9x13 dishes in half the first time I make them just in case it sucks, then I don't have to throw out a large amount of food). Not sure what makes this John Wayne's casserole, but it was certainly good, and something that Heath asked to be added to our favorites...so that's a win! 'John Wayne Casserole' Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef, cooked and drained 1 (1.25-ounce) packet taco seasoning 4 ounces sour cream 4 ounces mayonnaise 8 ounces Cheddar cheese, shredded and divided 1.
Sweet Potato and Spinach Burrito I think there is a notion that produce grown with pesticides means that the produce is bigger and more “perfect” looking. I would like you to take this sweet potato as evidence against that notion. I watched this sweet potato get dug up and this guy was actually on the smaller side. If you can’t tell, this sweet potato equaled about 9 cups diced. What do you do with 9 cups of sweet potatoes? There are so many uses for sweet potatoes. In this case, you can make an awesome vegan burrito that is chocked full of nutrients. Sweet Potato and Spinach Burrito Author: Erin Alderson Recipe type: Vegetarian Main Course Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 whole wheat tortillas 1-1½ cup sweet potato puree ½-1 teaspoon chipotle powder 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion, diced ¼ cup green pepper, diced ½ cup black beans (if using canned, drain) 1 large handful of spinach ¼ cup fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice Instructions Make sweet potato puree and mix in chipotle powder.
Baked Eggs in Potato Skins How is it already Thursday?! I hope everyone else’s week is going by as quickly as mine, although I almost wish I had more time this week! In any case I’ve been running back and forth to the kitchen all day today. It’s finally gorgeous and sunny(but not too hot!) so we spent some time out in the backyard on the swing set and in the sandbox and I still need to get to work on some more popsicle recipes. Even though it’s supposed to rain some more it is definitely popsicle weather now! So I thought I liked baked eggs more than I actually do. Baked Eggs in Potato Skins Serves 2 2 large baked potatoes, already fully cooked and cooled1/4 C cheddar cheese4 eggs2 green onions choppedsalt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees. To cook the potatoes if you don’t already have some cooked, scrub and run under water untill clean and dry them off. Cut the already cooked potatoes in half. Note: The potato shells can be propped up slightly to sit flat and hold the egg better.
Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle Mayonnaise While shrimp may be small in size, they're huge in terms of nutritional value. A rich source of lean protein, vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids, shrimp are low in fat and calories and are also carb-free. A fiery twist on the Creole classic, these Spicy Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle Mayonnaise are positively bursting with flavour with a zingy combination of Cajun seasoning, chipotle peppers, a little brown sugar and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Allowed to marinate for at least an hour before either being baked, sautéed or grilled on the barbecue, these Spicy Cajun Shrimp are a quick, easy and delicious appetizer to enjoy anytime with drinks, especially when served with a bowl of rich and creamy Chipotle Mayonnaise. Spicy Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with ChipotleServes 6-8 as an appetizer 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tail shell intact2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp Cajun seasoning - homemade or store bought1/2 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped Cajun Spice Mix
Baklava | C-J Recipes In a large bowl mix together the ground walnuts, sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon. Taste and add more cinnamon if desired. It should taste strongly, but not aggressively, of cinnamon, which can become bitter if overdone. Melt the butter. From the phyllo package take 2 sheets (or 4 halves) and put them aside, covered with a barely damp towel. Brush a heavy 10-by-16-inch baking cookie sheet with some of the melted butter. Lay one sheet of phyllo or two halves as they come in the package to cover the bottom of the pan. Repeat the process, laying down one sheet evenly at a time and brushing with melted butter until you have 9 sheets on the pan. Put on another sheet, but do not butter it. (Page 4 of 4) Cover that buttered sheet with an unbuttered sheet, spread on another 1/3 of the nut mixture, cover with a sheet and dab with butter, then an unbuttered one, and finish spreading the nut mixture on it. Heat oven to 350 degrees. With a sharp knife, cut pastry into diamonds. Syrup:
Chicken Enchiladas I absolutely LOVE this recipe…now that I think about it, it was the recipe I made when I had my first “dinner party” 9 years ago. I also made this dish a couple weekends ago when we had our dear friends over for “Mexican Night” and a game of Balderdash! Let me tell you…the leftovers are every bit as tasty. I paired these enchiladas up with refried beans, homemade salsa and chips, and corn cake. Muy delicioso!!!!! Enjoy! Chicken Enchiladas 4 Chicken Breasts 2 cans of cream of chicken soup 1 small can chopped green chiles 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1 tsp cumin 1 package flour tortillas 1/2 lb cheddar cheese 1/4 lb monterey jack cheese Boil chicken breast in water until cooked through, cool and dice.
Crock Pot Smoked Sausage, Green Beans, and Potatoes - Get Crocked 1 lb kielbasa or 1 lb smoked sausage 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 medium onion, sliced 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans green beans, drained 1/2 teaspoon black pepper salt, to taste Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage, Green Beans and Potatoes is one of the most popular recipes on this website! This recipe is super easy and it’s an entire meal all in itself – a meat, starch and vegetable. If I’m feeling in the mood I will even throw mushrooms in this recipe to add a little extra flavor. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT smoked sausage, and place in slow cooker.Add water to barely cover ingredients. Note: If you like some snap in your green beans, use fresh instead of canned and add them to the crock with sausage (1 hour before done crocking)! Happy Crocking! For over 450 more Slow Cooker recipes, click here to get my eBook! Jenn
Vegetarian Spicy Black Bean Burger recipe Hello! Something you all probably don’t know about me is that long ago I was a vegetarian….FOR 3 YEARS! Crazy, right?! It was when I was in high school, after watching a rather inhuman and disturbing video in class. I swore off meat until one day, three years later, I walked into Panera Bread, bought and ate an asiago, roast beef sandwich and that was that :) Still to this very day I love my fair share of meatless dishes. Spicy Black Bean Burgers Serves 4 Directions: 1.