Monthly Archives June 2013

Rice Cooker Boiled Eggs

My co-worker Tracy lives in Oahu, Hawaii. We were working together this month and living in a condo for a week. I made boiled eggs in a pan. The next day while we are eating the eggs I asked her how she makes her boiled eggs.

Tracy’s response:

“Take your rice cooker, lay a wet paper towel on the bottom of the metal bowl, and then lay the raw eggs on top of the paper towel. One layer (about 8-9 eggs)...

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Starbuck’s Spinach Feta Egg White Wheat Wrap

A wheat wrap filled with cage-free egg white, spinach, feta cheese and tomatoes:
Some people think a hearty breakfast can’t be complete without a strip of bacon, slice of ham or some other meaty fixing. Well, this vegetarian wrap begs to differ. Sure the spinach and tomatoes keep things healthy. But it’s also packed with the tasty protein of egg white and feta cheese...
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Sweet Potato Veggie Burger

Thank you to my dear friend Casey Ream who shared this recipe with me. I took the recipe and modified it some. I love this because it’s healthy, filling, and you can save the leftovers for another meal.
Sweet Potato Burger Ingredients:
1 can cannellini white beans, drained
1 large sweet potato, baked/peeled/mashed
1 Tablespoon tahini paste or hummus (recipe below)
1 teaspoon maple or agave syrup
1 teaspoo...
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Strawberry Paletas Popsicles

 There is nothing better on a hot summer day than cool and refreshing paletas (popsicles)! Growing up in Fontana we would swarm to the guys pushing the boxed refrigerators on wheels at the softball park. Those strawberry paletas were always a favorite of mine. Recently I found a recipe for popsicles made with watermelon puree, kiwi, and strawberry...

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Grilled Tuna Sandwich

My Husband loves Tuna Melts. When I first started dating him I asked him if he would like a tuna melt for dinner. He asked what it was. He had only eaten tuna out of a can but never had a tuna melt in his life. Now they are one of his all time favorite things to eat. 

7 ounce can of Chicken of the Sea Albacore Tuna in Water (drained)
Parmesan shr...
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Hershey Bar Chocolate Pie

While visiting my parents in Ohio every year, we always dine at Valley Vineyards Winery. They make this delicious chocolate mousse pie that my Dad grabs slices and eats before he even has dinner. He says he doesn’t want them to run out. I decided to ask my Aunt Connie and Aunt Peggy if they knew how to make it and they gave me the recipe. This recipe is so easy and so delicious...
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