When you think of leftover Christmas breads, fruitcake seems to be the one item that is singled out. Whereas other Christmas breads like Banana Nut, Spiced Apple, Pecan Maple, Lemon Loaf and Holiday Rum and Eggnog breads leave nary a crumb, there is still life left in those leftover breads to enjoy as the season winds down. A few suggestions here will certainly alleviate any pangs of guilt when you realize you need not throw these pieces of bread away with the trash.
Cheesecake is extremely versatile for a couple of reasons. First, it’s just as yummy served plain as it is all dressed up for a holiday or special occasion. Since scores of people can’t seem to get enough of it, it’s a fairly safe bet ss part of your dessert menu. Second, there are scads of simple ways to alter a recipe, to make it more your own.
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Time for Truffles!
I have to admit, I haven’t met a person yet that does not love Truffles. They are the perfect complement to any meal. To be quite honest, I didn’t realize there were so many wonderful ways to make them.
You’re in for a treat! Some of the most talented foodie bloggers have shared their best Truffle recipes with us. If you stop by and visit, be sure to tell them This Lady Blogs sent you!
Here are 12 tantalizing truffle recipes, we are sure you’re going to love!
It’s my favorite time of the year, fall! The leaves are changing and the weather is simply marvelous. Now is a great time to begin cooking treats for the holidays. We’ve already made homemade peanut butter balls and haystacks to freeze for Thanksgiving and Christmas!
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Guest post contributed by Diana Bailey
Recent media in the health and fitness industry has been raving about the many benefits of adding superfoods into their diets. If this is your first time hearing about them, superfoods are basically nutritious food that promotes optimal health and well-being.
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Friday, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day.
Are you prepared to wear and eat something green?
We have compiled a list of the best St. Patrick’s Day desserts for you! What will you make? Be sure to come back and share your thoughts and experiences with us below!
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Step away from the kitchen and play a board game with the kids, walk the dog, or have a lunch date with your spouse. You’ve earned it! I can relate to all of the above with a family of 5 who expect hot cooked meals 2-3 times per day, I don’t get many breaks! By the time I get one meal cooked and everything cleaned up it’s almost time to do it all over again. 😉
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The nice weather has finally arrived, which means summer is just right around the corner. Of course, along with summer comes those sticky, hot days. The last thing you want to do in the heat is slave over a hot stove. So, we hope you enjoy these easy and interesting sandwich ideas that make great summer lunches.
Cheddar Cheese and Apple Sandwich– Makes 4 sandwiches
1 loaf baguette bread
2 thinly sliced tart apples
4 tablespoons honey mustard
4 slices cheddar cheese
4 slices lettuce
Cut the baguette loaf into 4 sections and then cut each section length-wise in half. Spread about 1 tablespoon of honey mustard onto each section of bread. Add the apple slices to each of the sections of bread along with cheddar cheese slices and lettuce slices.
Peanut Butter, Pears and Cream Cheese Sandwich– Makes 4 open sandwiches
4 slices cinnamon raisin bread, toasted
¼ cup cream cheese
1 tablespoon maple syrup
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 small pear, thinly sliced
½ cup crunchy peanut butter
In a bowl, combine cream cheese, maple syrup and cinnamon and stir until well blended. Layer each slice of toast onto a plate. You want to spread 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese blend along with 2 tablespoons of crunchy peanut butter onto each slice of toasted bread. Top with thinly sliced pears.
Carrot and Raisin Sandwich– Makes 4 sandwiches
1 carrot, grated
2 tablespoons raisins
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ tablespoon white wine vinegar
6 slices whole wheat bread
3 tablespoons peanut butter
In a bowl, mix together the carrot, raisins, olive oil and white wine vinegar. Divide the mixture over three slices of bread and then add the other bread slices to complete the sandwich.
Tomato and Avocado Sandwich– Makes 3 triple decker sandwiches
9 slices rye bread, toasted
6 tablespoons olive oil mayonnaise
2 medium avocados, sliced
12 cherry tomatoes, sliced
Spread some olive oil mayonnaise evenly over all 9 slices of toasted bread. On three of the bread slices, layer some avocado slices and tomato slices. Add a slice of toasted bread to each of the three sandwiches and spread some olive oil mayonnaise. Then, again layer some avocado slices and tomato slices. Add the final three slices of bread to complete the three sandwiches.
The kids will be out of school before you know it. Then, they will be asking what’s for lunch and what’s for dinner! I’ve found a quick and easy way to add more lunch recipes to your life – eMeals. This inexpensive service provides a kid-friendly lunch plan each week via pdf straight to my inbox. It includes recipes and a shopping list ready for me to print and prepare! eMeals will even throw in an added bonus: a pack-able dessert recipe.
Do you have a favorite Chicken Recipe that everyone adores? Is it appealing to the eyes and tasty to the palate?
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Chicken is an ingredient in many of my main course dishes. My JustBARE +5 recipe was inspired by the upcoming Super Bowl. Here is a game day special recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos! YUM 😉
- 2 Chicken Breast
- 10 oz can of Enchilada Sauce
- Low Fat Shredded Cheese
- Mild Salsa or fresh tomatoes & onions depending on preference
- Low Fat Sour Cream
- 1 can black beans (rinsed & drained)
- Place Chicken and Enchilada Sauce into slow cooker and cook on low 3-4 hours or until chicken is tender.
- Remove chicken and place on cutting board. Shred with fork.
- Cover cookie sheet with baking mat or non-stick foil (If using foil - shiny side down, dull side up)
- Place 3/4 bag of Tortilla Chips on baking mat.
- Add shredded chicken and top with desired amount of shredded cheese and black beans
- Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese melts at 350 degrees.
- Carefully slide chicken with cheese onto a platter.
- Top with remaining ingredients and serve!
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