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  • Mexican Chicken Soup
    Mexican Chicken Soup is a spicy recipe for a hearty chicken and vegetable soup, cooked on the stovetop. Ingredients Include: Cooked chicken, chicken broth, zucchini, tomatoes, onion, celery, green peas, carrots, lentils and avocado. It is well-seasoned with cumin, red pepper, garlic and black pepper. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low […]
  • Quick Guacamole Appetizer
    Quick Guacamole Appetizer is a delicious, creamy and spicy recipe which takes only (25) minutes total time. It is made from all fresh ingredients and no cooking. Suggestion: Use for large gatherings for holidays, events and TV-game gatherings. Ingredients Include: Avocados, onion, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, tomatoes and sour cream. It is well-seasoned with salt, […]
  • Flour Tortillas
    Flour Tortillas is an easy and quick recipe for making your own tortillas. Once you’ve done this you will never use store bought tortillas again. There are only four ingredients and it’s done in a skillet. Ingredients: Flour, water, salt and olive oil. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low […]

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postheadericon Quick Guacamole Appetizer

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Quick Guacamole Appetizer is a delicious, creamy and spicy recipe which takes only (25) minutes total time. It is made from all fresh ingredients and no cooking. Suggestion: Use for large gatherings for holidays, events and TV-game gatherings. Ingredients Include: Avocados, onion, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, tomatoes and sour cream. It is well-seasoned with salt, black pepper and served with tortilla chips. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) Servings. Serving Size: (1) cup dip per serving. Quick Guacamole Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 25 Minutes.

Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 Avocadoes
1/2 of a medium-size onion, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, ends trimmed,
halved lengthwise, seeded, chopped

8 cherry tomatoes, stemmed, halved, chopped
Freshly squeezed lime juice from 1 lime.
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Salt & ground black pepper, to taste.
Tortilla chips.

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postheadericon Russian-Style Potato Salad

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Russian-Style Potato Salad is an easy and delicious recipe which will work well for large gatherings and holidays such as Thanksgiving and/or Christmas dinners. It will go well with pork, beef and poultry. Total recipe time is only (1 Hour-10 Minutes). Ingredients Include: Potatoes, carrots, green peas, onions and boiled eggs. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Russian-Style Potato Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

Total Time: 1 Hour-10Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 large potatoes, peeled and sliced lengthwise
3 carrots, peeled and sliced lengthwise
1 (15 ounce) can sweet peas, drained
3 dill pickles, chopped, or more to taste
1 onion, finely chopped
3 bologna slices, chopped (optional)
2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons sour cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
Ground black pepper (to taste)
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postheadericon Slow Cooker Mexican Dip

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Slow Cooker Mexican Dip is an easy recipe for a spicy-hot, bean dip appetizer which requires a (1-1/2 Quart) slow cooker. Total recipe time: 3-1/2 hours. This recipe is best suited for holidays, game-day crowds or any large gathering. Ingredients Include: Italian sausage, refried beans, onions, salsa, chiles and tortilla chips. This could be a great option for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Cinco de Mayo. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (24) servings. Slow Cooker Mexican Dip will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: (3-1/4) Hours
Total Time: About 3-1/2 Hours.
Equipment needed: (1-1/2) Quart Slow Cooker.

INGREDIENTS:

(4 oz) uncooked turkey Italian sausage links,
casings removed

1/2 of a small onion, finely chopped
1 (15 oz) reduced-fat refried beans
3/4 cup shredded 2% Monterey Jack cheese
3/4 cup salsa
(1/2 of 4 oz) can diced green chiles, undrained
2 Tbsp shredded 2% Monterey Jack cheese, (optional)
1 (9 oz) bag scoop-shaped baked tortilla chips
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postheadericon Healthy Grilled Lamb

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Healthy Grilled Lamb is an outdoor grilling recipe for a “Leg of Lamb” using a gas grill. and smoked with apple wood chips. NOTE: It requires at least (4) Hours of marination time and is well-seasoned with black pepper, salt, fresh mint and garlic. This would be a great option for a holiday gathering, such as Easter, Christmas and/or New Year’s Day. Marinade ingredients: lemon juice, garlic, anchovies and fresh mint leaves.  It contains 0 grams of carbohydrates and 0 grams sugars making it a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 pointsPlus. recipe. This will pair well served with green beans as an option. Healthy Grilled Lamb will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Marination Time: 4-24 Hours.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1 (3-pound) boneless leg of lamb, butterflied, trimmed
1 Tbsp kosher salt
2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)
1 cup fresh mint leaves, torn, divided
6 Tbsp olive oil, divided
6 garlic cloves, minced
4 anchovies, chopped
1 cup applewood chips
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postheadericon Vegetable Escabeche

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Vegetable Escabeche is a sweet and sour pickling recipe traditional to Spain. It is a very detailed and time consuming recipe which includes a refrigeration time of at least 24 hours. Traditionally served at large gatherings, holidays and events as an appetizer with a beer or cocktail. Ingredients include: Bell peppers, vinegar, brown sugar, red onion, cauliflower, and mushrooms and well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Vegetable Escabeche will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 48 Minutes.

Cooking Time: About 30 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: (24 Hours or up to 1 Week)

INGREDIENTS:

2 large red bell peppers
3/4 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar
2-1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 large red onion, halved, sliced thin (about 2 cups)
1 small head cauliflower,
cut into tiny florets (about 4 cups)

(1 lb) mushrooms
6 large garlic cloves
2 sprigs, fresh thyme
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