Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Halloween Oreo Ghost Balls

Ingredients

  • 114.3 ounce package chocolate sandwich cookies with white filling
  • 18 ounce package cream cheese
  • pinch salt
  •          18 - 20tiny marshmallows
  • 8ounces vanilla-flavored candy coating, melted
  •          36 - 40miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
  • Directions

    1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper, set aside.
    2. In a food processor, process cookies until finely crushed. Add cream cheese and salt; pulse until combined.
    3. Shape 2 tablespoons of the mixture around a tiny marshmallow. Place in a single layer about 1 to 2 inches apart from each other on prepared baking sheet and chill about 1 hour or until firm.
    4. Working with 1 at a time, carefully pour about 1 tablespoon of the candy coating over the chilled balls. Place 2 miniature chocolate pieces for eyes. Let stand until set.
    5. MAKES: 18 SERVINGS
    6. PREP: 25 MINS
    7. CHILL: 1 HR
    8. STAND: 20 MINS

Monday, September 10, 2018

MAKE AHEAD EGG MUFFINS

SERVINGS12 SERVINGS
PREP TIME:
 
10 MINS
 
COOK TIME:
 
22 MINS
TOTAL TIME:
 
32 MINS
 
AUTHOR: HOLLY
 
COURSE: BREAKFAST
CUISINE: AMERICAN
KEYWORD: EGG MUFFINS
Egg muffins are a delicious and tasty breakfast, naturally low carb and easy to make ahead of time.

INGREDIENTS

1 lb ground turkey sausage or pork
6 large eggs
1 cup egg whites
1/2 red pepper diced
3 tablespoons minced onion
1 cup cheddar cheese
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Brown turkey sausage over medium high until no pink remains.
  3. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray. Divide the red pepper, onion, cooked sausage and cheeses over 12 wells.
  4. In a large bowl combine eggs, egg whites and salt & pepper to taste. Pour egg mixture over the sausage in each well.
  5. Bake 22-25 minutes or until set.
  6. Remove from cups and serve warm or let cool completely and refrigerate or freeze.


RECIPE NOTES
Microwaves can vary greatly, time may need to be adjusted.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD

SERVINGS4 SERVINGS
PREP TIME:

10 MINS

TOTAL TIME:

10 MINS
AUTHOR: HOLLY

COURSE: SALAD
CUISINE: AMERICAN
Strawberry Spinach Salad is a personal favorite and definitely a crowd pleaser!
INGREDIENTS
  • 10 oz fresh cleaned spinach
  • 2 cups strawberries hulled & sliced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 2/3 cup candied pecans or 1/2 cup toasted almonds
  • 4 oz goat cheese or feta
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
WHITE BALSAMIC DRESSING
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • salt & pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Mix together all dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Dice avocado and toss with lemon juice.
  3. Combine remaining salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Drizzle with dressing and serve immediately.

GREEN BEAN BUNDLES

SERVINGS12 BUNDLES
PREP TIME:
 
15 MINS
 
COOK TIME:
 
20 MINS
TOTAL TIME:
 
35 MINS
 
AUTHOR: HOLLY N.
 
COURSE: SIDE DISH
CUISINE: AMERICAN
KEYWORD: BACON GREEN BEAN BUNDLES
Bacon Green Bean Bundles. Tender crisp green beans wrapped in bacon and brushed with a simple brown sugar glaze. These are easy enough for a weeknight meal and pretty enough to impress your guests alongside a steak dinner!
INGREDIENTS
  • Green beans (about 1 1/2 lbs) 6-8 beans per bundle
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook bacon on the stovetop until slightly cooked (You don't want it crispy). Reserve any drippings. Can use precooked bacon.
  3. Trim and wash green beans. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add baking soda. Add green beans and cook 3 minutes until tender crisp. Remove from boiling water and place in a bowl of ice water to stop cooking.
  4. Dab beans dry and toss with reserved bacon drippings (about 2 teaspoons), garlic powder and salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Cut each slice of bacon in half and wrap around about 6-8 green beans, secure with a toothpick and place on a parchment lined pan.
  6. Combine brown sugar with 1 tablespoon of water and lightly brush over each bundle.
  7. Roast 20-22 minutes or until bacon is crisp and beans are lightly roasted.