Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob
Another summer staple is corn on the cob. Quite frankly, I can eat corn any time of the year. The only down-side to eating corn on the cob is the they get all over and in between your teeth. Then you're left trying to pick it out the rest of the day or night. That's why I keep floss and some toothpicks handy. Growing up, there used to be a Mexican street cart vendor that would walk down my block at the exact same time, on the exact same days.
Crockpot Chicken Tacos
I'll keep this short and sweet: this is one of my all time favorite recipes. If there is one crockpot recipe you need in your repertoire, this is it. But truthfully, after making it once you won't even need the recipe because it's just so darn easy. Three ingredients and almost zero work. The result is a juicy, flavorful shredded chicken that makes some killer tacos.
Watermelon Lime Sorbet Slices
A sweet and tangy watermelon lime sorbet is a great way to cool off in the summer. As a bonus, this recipe is frozen back in the watermelon rind and cut off into slices. It’s hot. The type of heat where when you step outside the door and your skin is wet before the door swings shut behind you.
Homemade Baked Mozzarella Sticks
Mozzarella sticks are a delicious treat, probably one of the most popular appetizers at restaurants, and a fun party food. They tend to be rather fattening, especially considering they are usually fried, but they are so irresistibly tasty. So how do you give in to the temptation that is mozzarella sticks without the guilt? Make healthy, Baked Mozzarella Sticks! Here is a recipe I love, and your family will too.
How to DIY Your Own Frozen Fruit Pops
Photo: SkinnyTaste.com / The Bump We recently came across this DIY frozen fruit pop recipe on Pinterest from the blog SkinnyTaste.com. These pops are a healthy and simple summer treat for your little ones (and you!). “My one-year-old probably had as much fun playing with them as she did eating them,” says SkinnyTaste.com blogger Gina. To make the pops,
Macaroni and Three Cheese Lunch Muffins
Method: Preheat oven to 375°F. Cook macaroni according to package directions until just tender. Drain very well. Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
Garlicky Baked Fries
I’m never going to make garlic potato fries any other way. These garlic fries, win hands down as the best garlic french fries I’ve ever made. Plus they are baked – so I won’t feel too guilty if I make it every time I’m craving for some potato comfort. When I read that there is garlic infused oil involved, my heart skipped a beat (in a good way, not the way oil would otherwise treat your heart). I got down to making them immediately.
Chicken Francese Recipe : Tyler Florence
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Jello shots without the trash
Ingredients: Strawberries (the biggest ones you can find) Strawberry jelly powder Creme de cacao Vodka Chocolate chips (optional) Wash the strawberries and pick out the nicest ones. You will need about 3 boxes worth of strawberries for 2 cups of jello. Cut off the bottoms so the strawberries can stand up but be careful to not make holes for the jello to leak out.
Ranch Cheddar Chicken
My husband gets grumpy when he goes too long without red meat. He can be such a baby sometimes. “Whyyyyyy are we eating chicken agaaaaaaaaain?” It’s just not attractive for a grown man to cry and whine.
Buffalo Chicken Bites
One of my favorite guilty pleasures is buffalo wings, especially dipped in blue cheese dressing. There's something about the buffalo chicken and blue cheese combo that really appeals to me and I had a craving for it lately. When I came across a recipe for ham and cheese stuffed pretzel bites, I figured I could substitute it with chicken and blue cheese. That's when I decided to make these Buffalo Chicken Bites... yum! These are such an awesome snack, which could be a meal in itself if you have enough of them.