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Pico de Gallo

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Ingredients:

Tomatoes

Red Onion

Cilantro

Lime

Garlic Cloves

Jalapenos

Salt

Olive Oil

Tortilla Chips

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Steps:

  1. Wash and dice your tomatoes, leaving the seeds and juices in with your mixture
  2. Dice remaining ingredients to desired chunkiness (red onion, cilantro, garlic cloves, and jalepenos).
  3. Once all ingredients are chopped, mix into bowl.
  4. Add juice from one whole lime and salt, to taste.
  5. Drizzle in a little olive oil, and stir again
  6. Serve with tortilla chips and your pico de gallo is ready to enjoy! :)

 

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Smoked Salmon Avocado Rolls

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Ingredients:

Smoked Salmon

Avocado

Dill

Lemon

Cream Cheese

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Steps:

  1. Mix half a package of cream cheese and one whole avocado together in a bowl.
  2. Once both are nice and creamy, add in chopped fresh dill and the juice from one whole lemon.

*Save some dill for garnish at the end

  1. Once all filling ingredients are mixed together, lay each slice of smoked salmon on counter and scoop a row of the filling into the middle
  2. Fold over the salmon and roll into a log shape
  3. Repeat this for the rest of your smoked salmon pieces
  4. Once all have been completed, garnish with fresh dill and slices of lemon.
  5. Serve and ENJOY :)
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Valentine’s Day Donuts

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Ingredients:

Pillsbury Grands Buttermilk Biscuit Dough

Flour

Oil

Granulated Sugar

Powdered Sugar

Pink Paste Food Coloring

Valentines Day Sprinkles

Vanilla Extract

Chocolate Chips

Butter

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Steps:

Donuts-

  1. Open package of Pillsbury Biscuit Dough onto a floured cutting board.
  2. Cut out holes from the middle of the biscuits using a cookie cutter or the rim of a shot glass.

*Save the insides of the biscuits to make donut holes!

  1. Once all your donuts and donut holes are shaped to your liking and covered in flour, move to stove.
  2. Heat pan of oil on medium heat until bubbles form on the bottom of the pan.

*Can test the oil by flicking flour into your pan. If it sizzles immediately, your oil is ready.

  1. Once the oil is heated, place your first few donuts into the pan and let brown
  2. After 30-45 seconds, flip and repeat for other side.
  3. When donuts are done, remove from oil and let cool on drying rack covered in paper towels
  4. Repeat for remaining donuts and donut holes.
  5. Dip the donuts in your assorted glazes and sprinkle your Valentine’s Day sprinkles on top.
  6. Serve, and INDULGE :)
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Chocolate Glaze-

-Micro-wave half a stick of butter and two big handfuls of chocolate chips for about 30 seconds and mix together

Colored Sugar-

-Place granulated sugar and a few drops of pink paste food coloring in Ziploc back and mix/shake until all sugar turns an  even shade of pink.

Sugar Glaze-

-Mix powdered sugar and water until you get a slightly thick icing consistency. Start with small amounts. Add in a splash of the vanilla extract for extra flavor.

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Fried Calamari

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Ingredients:

Mayo

Sriracha Hot Sauce

Flour

Lemon

Salt

Pepper

Cajon Seasoning

Fresh Calamari

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Steps:

  1. Mix together a handful of flour, freshly ground salt, pepper, and Cajon seasoning.
  2. Slice fresh squid into rings about ½ inch thick

*Don’t need to slice the tentacles if you choose to cook these too

  1. Once squid is sliced, roll each piece into flour mixture until completely covered
  2. Transfer coated pieces of squid to a plate to begin the frying process.
  3. To fry, heat about 1½ inches of vegetable or olive oil in a deep pot on medium heat.
  4. Flick some flour into the hot oil to test the temperature. If the flour sizzles immediately, oil is ready for frying
  5. Place about 5-6 rings of calamari in the oil at a time.
  6. Stir once or twice for 1 ½ to 2 minutes until the calamari turns golden brown
  7. Once done, remove calamari and place on different plate lined with paper towel to drain the excess oil
  8. Repeat for remaining calamari
  9. Once all your calamari pieces are cooked, squeeze lemon on top and sprinkle with a little more salt
  10. For the dipping sauce, mix together mayonnaise and Sriracha Hot Sauce to your desired spicy level.
  11. Serve and ENJOY! :)

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Maryland Crab Dip

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Ingredients:

1 lb Maryland Crab Meat

Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese

Sour Cream

Cream Cheese

Mayonnaise

1 Lemon

Ground Mustard

Garlic Powder

Old Bay Seasoning

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Steps:

  1. Mix together chunky ingredients first: crab meat and cheddar cheese

*Save some of the cheese to sprinkle on top before placing in oven

  1. Once you have these in a bowl, add the filler ingredients: sour cream, cream cheese, and mayonnaise

*Any ratio of these will be fine. If you want it to be healthier, you can omit the mayonnaise altogether

*Can also use 1/3 fat cream cheese

  1. Next, add the juice from one whole lemon
  2. Add ground mustard and garlic powder to taste
  3. Add in the key ingredient: Old Bay Seasoning. Be as generous as you want with this until desired flavor is reached, doing taste tests along the way.
  4. Once all ingredients are combined, place into oven-safe container, spread evenly, and add left over shredded cheese to the top
  5. Put in oven at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes until cheese melts and dip is bubbling.
  6. Remove, let cool, and serve with chips or bread. ENJOY! :)

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Guacamole

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Ingredients:

3 Avocados

5 Cloves of Garlic

1 Tomato

1 Lime

1 Jalepeno

Fresh Cilantro

Diced Red Onion

Salt

Pepper

Cayenne Pepper

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Steps:

  1. Peel and pit your avocados. Place avocados into large mixing bowl
  2. Dice your tomato, red onion, garlic cloves, and jalepeno pepper
  3. Add these into avocado mixture
  4. Squeeze the juice from one whole lime into your bowl
  5. Chop the fresh cilantro and add this, as well
  6. Mix together with a fork until you get the consistency you like

*If you like your guacamole smooth, you can also use a blender

  1. Add the salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste.
  2. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!  :)
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Homemade Hummus

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Ingredients:

1 16-oz. can Chickpeas

1 Lemon

Sesame Tahini

Garlic Cloves

Salt

Olive Oil

Parsley

Paprika

Pita Bread or Chips

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Steps:

  1. Drain can of chickpeas and set liquid aside for later use.
  2. Put chickpeas into blender or food processor

*Save a few whole ones for garnish at the end

  1. Add juice from one whole lemon, about 3 cloves of garlic, then add olive oil, salt, and tahini to taste.

*Make sure you shake/ stir the tahini before you pour it in. The oil separates from the paste and will be sitting on top

*Tahini is heavy in calories so you can decide how much you want to use.  It generally makes the hummus thicker and have a more robust flavor.

  1. Once ingredients are blended together, you can add in some of the liquid initially removed from the can of chickpeas

*If you like your hummus thick and chunkier, you can omit this step.

  1. Pour into serving dish
  2. Top with drizzle of olive oil, a few whole chickpeas, sprigs of parsley, and paprika.
  3. Serve with pita bread, pita chips, or veggies and ENJOY! :)

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Tuna Pasta Salad

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Ingredients:

Elbow Noodles

Canned Tuna

Olive Oil

Dijon Mustard

Mayonaise

Cherry Tomatoes

Celery

Red Onion

Salt

Pepper

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Steps:

  1. Cook elbow noodles in a pot of boiling/salted water until al dente (slightly firm)
  2. Drain and let cool to room temperature
  3. Add chopped tomatoes, celery, and red onion to the bowl of noodles
  4. Add in your cans of tuna.

* I used two cans, but feel free to add more!

  1. Add mayo, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper to taste

*For less calories, add more mustard than mayo

  1. Mix together, serve, and ENJOY!

*Makes for great leftovers :)

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Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

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Ingredients:

Dates

Bacon

Goat Cheese

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Steps:

1. Slice the dates length-wise and remove pits from inside

*Do not cut in half. Both sides should still be attached.

2. Put goat cheese in Ziplock bag and cut off tip to make stuffing dates less messy

3. Cut bacon slices in half or thirds (depending on how much bacon you’d like per date).

*Can also use turkey bacon for a healthier option.

4. Pipe the goat cheese in the dates and press closed.

5. Wrap bacon pieces around each date and put on a baking tray seem-side down.

6. Bake in oven at 400 degrees until bacon is golden brown (about 20 minutes).

7. Remove from oven, let cool, serve with toothpicks, and ENJOY! :)

 

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Quiche Cakes

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Ingredients:

Eggs

Feta Cheese

Paprika

Salt Pepper

Milk

Mushrooms

Broccoli

Cherry tomatoes

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Steps:

  1. Wash and slice veggies into desired sizes

*Can make chunky fine to get a little bit of everything in each bite

  1. Mix together chopped veggies in bowl with feta cheese
  2. Spoon into greased muffin tray evenly about ¾ of the way full
  3. Next, whisk together eggs and a splash of milk

*Use enough eggs to cover and fill the rest of the muffin tin

*It takes about a half an egg to a whole egg per quiche cake depending on how many vegetables you used.

  1. Add salt, pepper, and paprika to taste into the egg mixture
  2. Once these are combined, spoon onto the vegetables and cheese
  3. Put into the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes
  4. Remove from oven, let cool, and ENJOY! :)

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