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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

Cornish Game Hens with Blackberry Stuffing

Ingredients 4 cornish game hens, cut along the backbone and spread out 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium-large onion, cut into medium dice 1 cup blackberries, diced ½ cup Blackberry preserves ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ cup nuts, coarsely chopped ½ cup chopped fresh parsley Directions Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Heat oil in … Continue reading Cornish Game Hens with Blackberry Stuffing

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

Avocado Dressing for Cobb Salad

Ingredients 1 small ripe avocado – peeled, pitted, and diced 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ lemon, juiced 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon salt Dash cayenne pepper ¼ cup water 6 cups coarsely chopped salad greens 2 cups diced cooked chicken 1 cup cooked shrimp 4 slices deli turkey cut in … Continue reading Avocado Dressing for Cobb Salad

Crawfish Bake Recipe

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 large shallots, minced ½ cup chicken stock 1 ½ cups heavy cream 1 ½ tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 ½ teaspoons prepared horseradish ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste ½ teaspoon paprika, or to taste salt and ground black pepper to taste 3 tablespoons butter 3 cloves garlic, minced … Continue reading Crawfish Bake Recipe

Champagne Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 ½ cups sliced button mushrooms 1/2 cup all-purpose flour for dusting 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 cup champagne Directions Coat chicken breasts with flour and a little salt and pepper. You can use … Continue reading Champagne Chicken Recipe

French Canadian Meat Pie Recipe

Ingredients ½ pound ground beef ½ pound ground pork 1/2 teaspoon parsley ⅓ clove garlic, chopped ½ cup chopped onion ¼ cup water ½ teaspoon mustard powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme ¼ teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon dried sage 1 package refrigerated pie crusts Directions Preheat the … Continue reading French Canadian Meat Pie Recipe

Chicken and Vegetable Alfredo

Ingredients 3 chicken tenderloins 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup mixed peas and carrots 1 cup broccoli ½ cup milk 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed ½ cup chopped fresh basil salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Directions Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add … Continue reading Chicken and Vegetable Alfredo

Avocado, Hashbrown, Cream Cheese and Egg Burrito

Ingredients 1 avocado, peeled and pitted 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened 1 roma tomato, diced 1/2 cup cooked hash browns 2 whole wheat tortillas or a tortilla of choice 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, or as needed 3 eggs salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Beat avocado and cream cheese together in a bowl … Continue reading Avocado, Hashbrown, Cream Cheese and Egg Burrito

Lite Pumpkin Pie Recipe

For those of you that don’t want to have pumpkin pie only once a year here is a lighter version just for you! Pumpkin is pretty low glycemic and filling with healthy fiber. Ingredients 5-6 inch pie plate (small) 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 3 oz of evaporated milk 2 tbsp Truvia sweet complete 1/8 tsp … Continue reading Lite Pumpkin Pie Recipe