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Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

INGREDIENTS 12ounces tomatoes, very ripe and cored 1medium white onion 3medium jalapenos 2cups long grain white rice 1⁄3cup canola oil 4minced garlic cloves 2cups chicken broth 1tablespoon tomato paste…

Simply Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Simply Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

INGREDIENTS 1lb chicken breast, diced 1medium onion, chopped 1tablespoon vegetable oil 8(8 inch) flour tortillas, softened 1 1⁄2cups grated monterey jack cheese or 1 1⁄2 cups Mexican…

How to Make a Martini

How to Make a Martini

While variations of martinis have moved well beyond the traditional mixture of gin and vermouth, you can’t beat the original. With just a few ingredients and simple steps…

I Want to Marry You Cookies

I Want to Marry You Cookies

INGREDIENTS 1cup butter 1cup dark brown sugar (may add up to 1/4 cup more if desired) 1⁄2cup granulated sugar 1egg 1egg yolk 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2cups flour…

Julia Child’s Hollandaise Sauce

INGREDIENTSNutrition YIELD1 1/2 cupsUNITSUS 3egg yolks 1tablespoon water 1tablespoon fresh lemon juice, if needed (or more) 6 -8ounces very soft unsalted butter 1dash cayenne pepper salt, to taste fresh…

Salmon Dip

Salmon Dip

INGREDIENTSNutrition SERVINGS 6UNITS US 1(210 g) can salmon 1(250 g) packagephiladelphia light cream cheese (or simililar cream cheese) 1lemon, juice of chopped parsley, to taste cracked pepper, to…

Pan-Fried Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Pan-Fried Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce

INGREDIENTS 200g firm tofu 2tablespoons cornstarch salt and pepper, to taste oil, for frying Sauce 1tablespoon peanut butter (i used crunchy) 3tablespoons skim milk or 3 tablespoons soymilk or 3…

CHOCOLATE COCONUT CHICKPEA GRANOLA

CHOCOLATE COCONUT CHICKPEA GRANOLA

I cook with beans and chickpeas all the time in savory recipes, but never really in sweet. Some of my favorite savory recipes that feature pulses include: Black Bean Breakfast…

TOAST TUESDAY – PEANUT BUTTER BANANA

TOAST TUESDAY – PEANUT BUTTER BANANA

Happy Toast Tuesday everybody! It’s been almost been a MONTH since Lee and I have been in the same room. I think that’s the longest we’ve been…

BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST CAKE (MADE WITH CHICKPEA FLOUR!)

BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST CAKE (MADE WITH CHICKPEA FLOUR!)

Cake for breakfast? Yes please. Make this delicious blueberry breakfast cake with a mixture of 100% white whole wheat flour and chickpea flour for a protein-amped breakfast! Guess what…