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Showing posts from October 23, 2012

Avalanche Bars

Ingredients 12 oz bag of White Chocolate Chips 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 3 cups Rice Krispies 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips + 2 Tbsp for garnish. Lightly grease a 9x9 pan

Garlic Chicken

1/2 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth3 tablespoons dry white wine2 tablespoons cognac1 (3 1/3-pound) whole chicken, skinned and cut into 8 pieces1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil1 1/2 teaspoons butter1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper40 garlic cloves, peeled (about 4 whole heads)2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves4 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Saucy Asian Meatballs

Ingredients Meatball Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground pork or ground beef 2 tsp. sesame oil 1 cup Panko or breadcrumbs 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 2 eggs 3 tsp. minced garlic 1/2 cup thinly-sliced green onions optional garnish: toasted sesame seeds, sliced scallions Asian Sauce Ingredients: 2/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 tsp. sesame oil 1 tsp. ground ginger

Stacked Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

Ingredients: 1 poblano chile, cut into matchsticks
2 red bell peppers, cut into matchsticks
1/2 head of cauliflower, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 small sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 medium onion, halved and slivered
1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
3 T heat-safe oil like grapeseed or coconut
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
2 garlic cloves, minced
salt and black pepper
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 cups homemade or store bought salsa/pico de gallo
2 ounces baby spinach leaves (about 2 big handfuls)
9-10 corn tortillas, halved (try making homemade tortillas!)
2 cups shredded cheese (I used a cheddar-Monterey Jack blend)
sour cream and thinly sliced scallions (green onions) for garnish, if desired