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Valentine's Day Red Vegetarian Chili

February 2020

Ingredients:

2 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. dried oregano

1/2 tsp. chipolte chili powder

2 tbsp. vegetable oil

3 large beets

1 large red pepper

black pepper to taste

4 cloves garlic

1 can fire-roasted diced tomatoes

1 1/2 c. cooked black beans

1 1/2 c. cooked red kidney beans

1 1/2 c. cooked pinto beans

1 c. water

1 c. reduced-fat sour cream

1/4 c. fresh cilantro leaves

Cornbread (optional)

Directions:

1.    In 7- to 8-quart Dutch oven or heavy saucepot, combine cumin, oregano, and chile powder. Cook on medium 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted and fragrant. Transfer to sheet of waxed paper; set aside. In same Dutch oven, heat oil on medium until hot. Add beets, onion, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Cook 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

 

2.    Add garlic and reserved spice mixture. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add tomatoes, beans, and water. Heat to boiling on medium-high. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 30 minutes, stirring and mashing some beans occasionally. Season with 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Makes about 9 cups. (Can be prepared up to this point up to 2 days ahead; transfer to airtight container and refrigerate. Reheat before serving.) Divide among serving bowls and top with sour cream and cilantro. Serve with cornbread, if you like.

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OUR FAVORITE RECIPES OF 2019

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THANKSGIVING BITES WITH CRANBERRY GLAZE

November 2019

Ingredients:

·         2¾ cups plus 2 tablespoons water, divided

·         2 cups Instant Mashed Potatoes

·         6 oz box Chicken Stuffing Mix

·         1 cup milk

·         4 tablespoon butter, unsalted

·         2 cups Turkey, Deli sliced or cooked, diced

·         ½ cup Cheddar cheese

·         2 eggs

·         ½ teaspoon salt

·         ½ teaspoon pepper

·         1 cup Bread crumbs

·         1 14 oz. can Jellied Cranberry Sauce

·         3 tablespoons sugar

·         2 tablespoons cornstarch

Instructions

1.    Preheat oven to 450 degrees and spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray

2.    In a large saucepan, bring 2¼ cups water to boil

3.    Add instant potatoes, stuffing, milk and butter. Mix together

4.    Add turkey, cheddar cheese, eggs, salt and pepper. Stir until well combined.

5.    Roll into bite sized balls and coat with bread crumbs. Place on a cookie sheet.

6.    In a small saucepan, combine cranberry sauce, ½ cup water and 3 tablespoons sugar, simmer over medium heat.

7.    Combine 2 tablespoons corn starch and 2 tablespoons water, whisk making a thickener

8.    Add to cranberry sauce, boil for 5 minutes, remove from heat and set aside.

9.    Bake the bites at 450 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown

10.  Serve with Cranberry Glaze

Notes :This recipe is perfect as an appetizer or a great way to use up leftovers after your Thanksgiving feast.

  Adapted from ALDI Less than 30 minutes to prepare!                 Serves: 6-8 servings

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BAKING MIX FRUIT COBBLER  FROM JEANNIE CAMPBELL
(THIS IS FOR A 8X8 OR 9X9 BAKING DISH, DOUBLE THE RECIPE FOR A 9X13)

September 2019

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup milk 

  • 2/3 cup white sugar

  • 1/4 cup melted butter                     

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/3 cup white sugar                         

  •  2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed) fruit

  • One cup Bisquick (baking mix)

Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 baking dish.

2.  Whisk the milk, butter, 1/3 cup sugar, and baking mix together in a bowl until no large lambs remain. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.

3.  Whisk 2/3 cup sugar with the water in a clean bowl until mixed. Gently fold in the fruit until evenly coated. Spread the fruit mixture over the baking mix batter.

4. Bake in the preheated oven for about 40 minutes.  Batter will rise to the top and should be golden brown.


Our favorites are black raspberry, peach, blackberry, blueberry, and peach-blueberry.  Cherries would probably work well also.

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CARROT SALAD BY DERRICK PETRY

September

2019

INGREDIENTS

-2 pounds carrots, peeled and thinly sliced

-1/2 cup of slivered almonds

-2 cloves garlic, minced

-1/4 cup virgin olive oil

-salt and pepper to taste

-1 tablespoon cider vinegar

-1 teaspoon of honey (we probably add more)

-1/3 cup dried cranberries

-4 ounces of goat cheese (or blue cheese if you like)


DIRECTIONS

1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees


2 Combine carrots, almonds, and garlic in a mixing bowl. Drizzle with the olive oil, mix, and spread on an uncreased baking sheet. Sprinkle salt and pepper.


3 Bake carrots in oven until soft and edges turn brown, about 30 minutes. Remove and allow to cool to room temperature.


4 Once cool, return carrots to mixing bowl, drizzle with honey and vinegar, toss until coated. Add cranberries and cheese, toss until evenly mixed.

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TOMATO AND WATERMELON SALAD

July 2019

 (Serves 6-8)


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 beefsteak (or other large variety) tomatoes, stemmed, washed and dried

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, stemmed, washed and dried

  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon leaves

  • 4 strawberries, hulled, washed and cut into very small pieces

  • Maldon sea salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 to 2 teaspoons superfine (or granulated) sugar

  • 6 ounces cold watermelon, rind removed, seeded and cut into bite-size cubes


Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the balsamic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Taste for seasoning. Set aside.

  2. Place the tomatoes on a flat surface. Cut the smaller ones in half and the larger ones into slices. Arrange all of them in a single layer, flesh side up. Season them with salt, black pepper and sugar. Drizzle the tomatoes with the dressing. Toss them with the tarragon and strawberries.

  3. Arrange the tomatoes down the length of 6 rectangular plates. Drizzle with the remaining dressing and top with the watermelon. Serve immediately.


Recipe courtesy Alex Guarnaschelli

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CHOCOC BITES

June 2019

Chococo Treats

Ingredients:

  • 1 box sugar cookie mix

  • 1 Tbs. cocoa powder

  • ⅓ c. chocolate chips

  • 1 16 oz can chocolate icing

  • 1 c. plain or toasted coconut flakes


Directions:

  • Mix dough per instructions, then mix in cocoa powder and chocolate chips.  Bake according to package directions.

  • When cookies are completely cool, frost with icing and decorate with coconut.

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BITE SIZE APPLE PIES


April 2019

In a saucepan, combine 5 C. torn spinach, 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, about  2 T. water, 3 T. olive oil, 2 cloves minced garlic (I used minced onion), and 1/4 tsp. salt.  Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Cool. Blend until smooth.


Goes well with crackers like Pepper Jack Nut-thins for contrasting taste.  You can add some milk (or other liquid) if it's too thick. Or use this as a base for other ingredients to spice it up.

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ST. PATRICK'S HEALTHY DIP
CONTRIBUTED BY SYLVIA HESS

March 2019

Salted potato chips take the place of fresh potatoes in this easy and fun baked breakfast omelet (a spin on the Spanish Tortilla Española). Swap in your favorite chip flavors to personalize it for your family.

Ingredients

  • 12 large eggs

  • 8 ounces salted potato chips

(preferably kettle-cooked style)

  • 1 large yellow onion

  • Olive or vegetable oil, for cooking


Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. In a large bowl, crack and whisk the eggs. Add the potato chips and toss well to coat, and set aside.

3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in an ovenproof (preferably nonstick) 10-12-inch skillet with 2-inch sides over medium-high heat. Add the onions and saute just until translucent. Add the egg and potato chip mixture and let cook, stirring slightly to distribute onions and potatoes.

4. Transfer to oven and bake about 30 minutes, or until eggs are slightly puffed on edges and fully set in the center.

5. Remove from oven and turn out onto a serving platter. Slice and serve immediately.

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CHILLED RASPBERRY SOUP

February 2019

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup cranberry juice

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • 5-1/3 cups plus 12 fresh raspberries, divided

  • 1-1/3 cups plus 2 tablespoons sour cream, divided

Directions

1. In a blender, combine the cranberry juice, sugar and 5-1/3 cups raspberries; cover and process until blended. Strain and discard seeds. Stir in 1-1/3 cups sour cream. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  • 2. To serve, pour 1/4 cup of soup into 12 cordial glasses. Top each with a raspberry and 1/2 teaspoon sour cream.

© 2019 RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC

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3-INGREDIENT POTATO CHIP OMELET

January 2019

Salted potato chips take the place of fresh potatoes in this easy and fun baked breakfast omelet (a spin on the Spanish Tortilla Española). Swap in your favorite chip flavors to personalize it for your family.

Ingredients

  • 12 large eggs

  • 8 ounces salted potato chips

(preferably kettle-cooked style)

  • 1 large yellow onion

  • Olive or vegetable oil, for cooking


Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. In a large bowl, crack and whisk the eggs. Add the potato chips and toss well to coat, and set aside.

3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in an ovenproof (preferably nonstick) 10-12-inch skillet with 2-inch sides over medium-high heat. Add the onions and saute just until translucent. Add the egg and potato chip mixture and let cook, stirring slightly to distribute onions and potatoes.

4. Transfer to oven and bake about 30 minutes, or until eggs are slightly puffed on edges and fully set in the center.

5. Remove from oven and turn out onto a serving platter. Slice and serve immediately.

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BAKING MIX FRUIT COBBLER  FROM JEANNIE CAMPBELL
(THIS IS FOR A 8X8 OR 9X9 BAKING DISH, DOUBLE THE RECIPE FOR A 9X13)

September 2019

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup milk 

  • 2/3 cup white sugar

  • 1/4 cup melted butter                     

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/3 cup white sugar                         

  •  2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed) fruit

  • One cup Bisquick (baking mix)

Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 baking dish.

2.  Whisk the milk, butter, 1/3 cup sugar, and baking mix together in a bowl until no large lambs remain. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.

3.  Whisk 2/3 cup sugar with the water in a clean bowl until mixed. Gently fold in the fruit until evenly coated. Spread the fruit mixture over the baking mix batter.

4. Bake in the preheated oven for about 40 minutes.  Batter will rise to the top and should be golden brown.


Our favorites are black raspberry, peach, blackberry, blueberry, and peach-blueberry.  Cherries would probably work well also.

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CARROT SALAD BY DERRICK PETRY

September

2019

INGREDIENTS

-2 pounds carrots, peeled and thinly sliced

-1/2 cup of slivered almonds

-2 cloves garlic, minced

-1/4 cup virgin olive oil

-salt and pepper to taste

-1 tablespoon cider vinegar

-1 teaspoon of honey (we probably add more)

-1/3 cup dried cranberries

-4 ounces of goat cheese (or blue cheese if you like)


DIRECTIONS

1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees


2 Combine carrots, almonds, and garlic in a mixing bowl. Drizzle with the olive oil, mix, and spread on an uncreased baking sheet. Sprinkle salt and pepper.


3 Bake carrots in oven until soft and edges turn brown, about 30 minutes. Remove and allow to cool to room temperature.


4 Once cool, return carrots to mixing bowl, drizzle with honey and vinegar, toss until coated. Add cranberries and cheese, toss until evenly mixed.

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TOMATO AND WATERMELON SALAD

July 2019

 (Serves 6-8)


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 beefsteak (or other large variety) tomatoes, stemmed, washed and dried

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, stemmed, washed and dried

  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon leaves

  • 4 strawberries, hulled, washed and cut into very small pieces

  • Maldon sea salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 to 2 teaspoons superfine (or granulated) sugar

  • 6 ounces cold watermelon, rind removed, seeded and cut into bite-size cubes


Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the balsamic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Taste for seasoning. Set aside.

  2. Place the tomatoes on a flat surface. Cut the smaller ones in half and the larger ones into slices. Arrange all of them in a single layer, flesh side up. Season them with salt, black pepper and sugar. Drizzle the tomatoes with the dressing. Toss them with the tarragon and strawberries.

  3. Arrange the tomatoes down the length of 6 rectangular plates. Drizzle with the remaining dressing and top with the watermelon. Serve immediately.


Recipe courtesy Alex Guarnaschelli

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CHOCOC BITES

June 2019

Chococo Treats

Ingredients:

  • 1 box sugar cookie mix

  • 1 Tbs. cocoa powder

  • ⅓ c. chocolate chips

  • 1 16 oz can chocolate icing

  • 1 c. plain or toasted coconut flakes


Directions:

  • Mix dough per instructions, then mix in cocoa powder and chocolate chips.  Bake according to package directions.

  • When cookies are completely cool, frost with icing and decorate with coconut.

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BITE SIZE APPLE PIES


April 2019

In a saucepan, combine 5 C. torn spinach, 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, about  2 T. water, 3 T. olive oil, 2 cloves minced garlic (I used minced onion), and 1/4 tsp. salt.  Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Cool. Blend until smooth.


Goes well with crackers like Pepper Jack Nut-thins for contrasting taste.  You can add some milk (or other liquid) if it's too thick. Or use this as a base for other ingredients to spice it up.

st  pats dip_edited.jpg

ST. PATRICK'S HEALTHY DIP
CONTRIBUTED BY SYLVIA HESS

March 2019

Salted potato chips take the place of fresh potatoes in this easy and fun baked breakfast omelet (a spin on the Spanish Tortilla Española). Swap in your favorite chip flavors to personalize it for your family.

Ingredients

  • 12 large eggs

  • 8 ounces salted potato chips

(preferably kettle-cooked style)

  • 1 large yellow onion

  • Olive or vegetable oil, for cooking


Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. In a large bowl, crack and whisk the eggs. Add the potato chips and toss well to coat, and set aside.

3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in an ovenproof (preferably nonstick) 10-12-inch skillet with 2-inch sides over medium-high heat. Add the onions and saute just until translucent. Add the egg and potato chip mixture and let cook, stirring slightly to distribute onions and potatoes.

4. Transfer to oven and bake about 30 minutes, or until eggs are slightly puffed on edges and fully set in the center.

5. Remove from oven and turn out onto a serving platter. Slice and serve immediately.

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CHILLED RASPBERRY SOUP

February 2019

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup cranberry juice

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • 5-1/3 cups plus 12 fresh raspberries, divided

  • 1-1/3 cups plus 2 tablespoons sour cream, divided

Directions

1. In a blender, combine the cranberry juice, sugar and 5-1/3 cups raspberries; cover and process until blended. Strain and discard seeds. Stir in 1-1/3 cups sour cream. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  • 2. To serve, pour 1/4 cup of soup into 12 cordial glasses. Top each with a raspberry and 1/2 teaspoon sour cream.

© 2019 RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC

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3-INGREDIENT POTATO CHIP OMELET

January 2019

Salted potato chips take the place of fresh potatoes in this easy and fun baked breakfast omelet (a spin on the Spanish Tortilla Española). Swap in your favorite chip flavors to personalize it for your family.

Ingredients

  • 12 large eggs

  • 8 ounces salted potato chips

(preferably kettle-cooked style)

  • 1 large yellow onion

  • Olive or vegetable oil, for cooking


Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. In a large bowl, crack and whisk the eggs. Add the potato chips and toss well to coat, and set aside.

3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in an ovenproof (preferably nonstick) 10-12-inch skillet with 2-inch sides over medium-high heat. Add the onions and saute just until translucent. Add the egg and potato chip mixture and let cook, stirring slightly to distribute onions and potatoes.

4. Transfer to oven and bake about 30 minutes, or until eggs are slightly puffed on edges and fully set in the center.

5. Remove from oven and turn out onto a serving platter. Slice and serve immediately.