Saturday, July 10, 2010
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Kicked Up Hummus
· 15 1/2 ounce(s) of can of garbanzo beans
· 1 tbsp. of lemon juice
· 1/2 tsp. of salt
· 1 tsp. of red pepper
· 1 tsp. of ground cumin
· 1 garlic clove
· 1 tbsp. of
· 1 drizzle of olive oil
1. Drain can of garbanzos; reserve liquid. Wash garbanzos and drain.
2. In a food processor, blend: garbanzos, 1/4 cup reserved liquid, cream cheese, lemon juice, salt, red pepper, cumin, garlic, Tabasco, and olive oil until smooth.
Saturday, May 29, 2010
1 cup blackberries
1 cup blueberries
1 cup strawberries, stemmed and chopped
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 prepared angel food cake – cut into 8 large pieces
Fat free cool whip
Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
Fold (8) 18x9-inch piece of heavy foil in half to make a 9-inch square.
Place blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries in center of foil.
Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon; fold packets loosely.
Place packets grill and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Carefully open packets and set aside
Place the angel food cake on individual serving plates. Top each piece with a serving from a berry fruit packet and cool whip.
Spicy Grilled Chicken Chipotle Pizza
2 tbsp olive oil
½ tbsp red pepper
1 tbsp chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo
2 tbsp minced garlic
½ tsp salt
Pizza dough (can be bought at pizza restaurants or you can use the grocery canned dough)
1 large sweet onion – cut into slices
2 cups chopped rotisserie chicken
2 cups cheddar/Monterey mix shredded
Rub grill with paper towels that have been soaked with 2 tbsp. olive oil.
Preheat grill to high heat.
While grill is heating up, in a medium bowl blend the cream cheese, feta, oregano, red pepper, chipotle peppers, garlic and salt.
Form the pizza dough into a long rectangle, about ½” thick.
Carefully place dough onto greased grill. Allow to puff and cook until the crust is lightly browned.
Flip dough over with grill spatula.
Quickly spread the cream cheese mixture on the pizza dough. Top with sweet onion, chicken, and cheese.
Close grill lid and cook until the cheese has melted.
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
2 avocados, peeled and pit removed
1 banana, very ripe
1/2 cup soymilk
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/2 mango, sliced
In blender combine avocados, banana, soymilk, sugar, honey, and cocoa powder until a smooth consistency.
Chill for 1 hour.
Divide into 2 dessert bowls and top with mango slices