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Chipotle Sauce

Ingredients:
1 sleeve of Ground Turkey Meat (20oz. sleeve will make 7-8 burgers) – 93% lean and 7% fat
     *** You can also use ground beef or chicken breasts if you don’t like ground turkey ***
1 package of hamburger buns or Nature’s Own 100% whole wheat sandwich rolls (130 calories each)
1/2 cup of Light Mayonnaise
1/2 tsp...
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Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Little tip adds squirly grass and large tip add tall grass

Ingredients:

1 box of Pillsbury Funfetti Cake Mix – 18.9oz. ($1.99)

1 tub of Cream Cream Cheese Frosting at Albertson’s – 16oz. ($1.99) or make your own frosting

Leaf Green Food Gel – I use Ameri Color

1 box of PEEPS yellow bunny marshmallows (12 in a box)

1 box of PEEPS pink or blue bunny marshmallows (12 in a box)

1 bag of Reese’...

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Shrimp Cups

LARGE CUPCAKE CUP PAN
MINI CUPCAKE PAN
BAKE SHRIMP IN THE OVEN
COOK SHRIMP IN A PAN

Ingredients:

1 package of wonton wrappers (I used Dynasty – 12 oz. package for $2.00)
2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
24 medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined or buy pre-frozen from meat department
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of chili powder or Ancho Chili Powder
2 limes
1/2 cup arugula (if not in produce fresh ...

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Kung Pao Chicken

Ingredients:

1lb boneless-skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1” pieces) =2 whole chicken breasts (feeds 3 people)
¼ cup cornstarch
3 teaspoons sesame oil
3 tablespoons green onions (chopped)
2 tablespoons of garlic cloves (minced)
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon powdered ginger
3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1/3 cup dry roasted peanuts
Cooking ...
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Boiling Eggs

How do you boil your eggs?
I saw a post on Pinterest lately that you can bake your eggs in the oven. You can either bake at 325 or 350 for 30 minutes. I use the boiling technique and it works miracles for me. I wanted to test the baking technique out to see if it works, and it didn’t!

Ingredients:

1 dozen eggs
Salt
White Vinegar
Water

Directions:

Pull eggs out of fridge and leave on the counter unt...

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Barbie & Ken Doll Cake

***Here’s a perfect idea for a birthday party or Bachelorette party. Try to find a Barbie or Ken doll that looks like your friend. Same color hair, same color eyes, etc. You can decorate your cake any way you like...

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Filipino Dessert Mango Float

Ingredients:

·         1 pack of 408-gram (14.4oz) or larger Grahams crackers in honey OR any crackers in honey or chocolate flavors
·         1 box of crushed Grahams crackers in honey OR any crackers in honey or chocolate flavors
·         1 ½ cups of all-purpose cream (used 2 cans of Nestle Media Creama = 7.6 fl. oz. cans)
·         ¾ cup of condensed milk
·         2 cups of sli...
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Pasta Salad

I got this idea last night at Albertson’s while ordering my husband some Chicken Strips from the deli. While waiting for them to bag my item, I saw a large bowl in the cold case labeled “Lemon Broccoli Parmesan Salad.” From the deli to the aisles I went to find all the ingredients to attempt their pasta salad. I didn’t ask for a sample because I wanted to create my own version...

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PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef

*** You can also serve it with Quinoa instead of steamed rice
P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe:
(Recipe adapted from Food.com)
Estimated prep and cooking time = 30-45 minutes
Ingredients: 

2 teaspoons vegetable oil 


½ teaspoon fresh ginger, minced 


1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 


½ cup soy sauce 


½ cup water 


¾ cup dark b...
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Summer Salad

*** You can get the majority of these ingredients from your local supermarket or farmers market.

Ingredients:

3 large bell peppers – I use (1) yellow, (1) red, and (1) orange and cut into 1/2 inch pieces

3-5 mini cucumbers or (1) large cucumber and slice into rounds or cubes

1/4 red onion, diced

1/3 cup of fresh cilantro

4-5 Roma tomatoes, diced

Salt & Pepper to taste

Optional: Squeeze of Lime, squeeze of Lemon, or s...

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