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Greek Veal Dolmas recipe

Modified without rice to make it low glycemic you can pre-make a batch of these and serve them with salad for a week.  It feels like you are having something fun or different from the usual! 1 16-oz jar grape leaves in brine Extra virgin olive oil (optional) 1 large red onion, finely chopped 12 … Continue reading Greek Veal Dolmas recipe

Greek frappe recipe

Just coming from the Greek festival I became interested in how they made Greek frappe coffee drinks. I watched as they made it at the festival and after looking some of it up I’m sharing it with you. 1.5 tbps Nescafe instant coffee (I’m using generic here) 1 tsp or more of sugar, I use … Continue reading Greek frappe recipe

Quick shortbread cookies recipe

Sometimes you just want a cookie, but not dozens tempting you for days.   Sooo…here is a shortbread cookies recipe shrunk down to 4 cookies in 2 inch diameters. 1/2 cup all purpose flour 4 tbsps softened butter (I used Benecol) 1/4 cup Stevia blend, confectioners sugar or white sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Sprinkle cinnamon … Continue reading Quick shortbread cookies recipe

Espresso using a Moka pot

Unscrew the bottom part of the moka pot, the silver part in the pictures above. Take out the filter sitting inside. Add hot water to the line in the bottom of the moka pot. Add 2 tsp of espresso to the filter and put the filter on top of the bottom of the moka pot … Continue reading Espresso using a Moka pot

Silverback Jamaican Coffee Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup Brewed Silverback Rwandan Coffee from Trader Joe’s 1/2 oz dark spiced rum 1/2 oz Kalua 2 tablespons whipped cream Optional – 1 chocolate covered nut Directions Mix the brewed coffee with the Kalua and rum. Pour in mug of choice Top with whipped cream and chocolate covered nut if on hand Enjoy!

Kodiak Gingerbread Power Pancakes

Ingredients 1/2 cup Kodiak buttermilk pancake dry mix 1/3 tsp ground dry ginger 1/2 tsp cinnamon Sprinkle ground cloves 1 tbsp molasses 1 tbsp brown sugar Sprinkle rock salt, maybe 7 granules 1 tbsp margarine for pan 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1/3 cup half and half Directions Combine all ingredients above except margarine. Stir until thoroughly … Continue reading Kodiak Gingerbread Power Pancakes

Cheddar and Parsley Biscuits

Ingredients 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 3 tablespoons white sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cream of tartar ½ cup butter or margarine ¾ cup milk ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Directions Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). In a medium bowl, stir together … Continue reading Cheddar and Parsley Biscuits

Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Ingredients ½ cup butter or margarine ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup molasses 1 egg yolk 1.5 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions In … Continue reading Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Molasses Brownies II Recipe

Ingredients ½ cup butter, diced 1/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup truvia sweet complete 2 eggs or 2 flax seed “eggs” (2 tbsps flax seeds, 6 tbsps water) 1 teaspoon Molasses ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tbsp dark cocoa powder ½ cup all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking powder Directions Preheat oven … Continue reading Molasses Brownies II Recipe

Date Bars Recipe

Ingredients 2 cups quick-cooking oats ½ cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup butter 2 tablespoons water 1 ½ cups chopped pitted dates ¼ cup packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon orange zest ¼ teaspoon ground cloves … Continue reading Date Bars Recipe

Terriyaki Salmon Recipe

Ingredients 4 salmon steaks ¼ cup sesame oil ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons brown sugar, or more to taste 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon garlic powder Directions Mix sesame oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame seeds, ground mustard, ginger, … Continue reading Terriyaki Salmon Recipe

Easy Chick Patties Parmesan Recipe

Ingredients 4 Morningstar chick’in patties, defrosted salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup olive oil for frying ½ cup prepared tomato sauce ¼ cup fresh mozzarella, cut into small cubes ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ½ cup grated provolone cheese ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon … Continue reading Easy Chick Patties Parmesan Recipe

Ham, Turkey and Shrimp Jambalaya

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, minced 3 cups beef broth 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 cup rice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon dried thyme ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper ⅛ teaspoon chili powder ½ bay leaf 1 … Continue reading Ham, Turkey and Shrimp Jambalaya

Vegetable and Crawfish Etouffee Recipe

Ingredients ¾ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon ground thyme ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon white pepper ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups frozen vegetables of your choice (broccoli, peas, carrots, etc) 1 tablespoon … Continue reading Vegetable and Crawfish Etouffee Recipe