Rainbow Scarf

Some days I will do this thing where I spend all this time looking at other peoples’ amazing work and saving this and that for hours before I actually get to crocheting. I swear it’s a whole separate addiction. As I was perusing the many Facebook crochet groups I belong to I came across someone making […]

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Tamale Pie

Ingredients:

¾ cup yellow cornmeal

1 cup beef broth

1 lb. ground turkey

1 tsp. chili powder

½ tsp. ground cumin

15 oz jar chunky salsa (I use mild)

16 oz. can whole-kernel corn

¼ cup sliced black olives

1/2 cup shredded cheese

Directions:

In a large mixing bowl, mix cornmeal and broth and let stand 5 minutes . Stir in the beef, chili powder, cumin, salsa, corn and olives. Pour into a greased slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 5 to 7 hours or until set. Sprinkle with cheese before serving.

Cranberry Parfait

Ingredients:

1 cup old fashioned oats

¼ cup maple syrup

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

1 cup yogurt

¼ cup dried cranberries

Zest of 1 orange

 

Directions:

Mix the oats, maple syrup, cinnamon and coconut oil in a bowl. Layer the yogurt, oat mixture and cranberries in serving glasses and top with orange zest.

Lemon Asparagus Soup

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 shallot, chopped

2 cups vegetable broth

2 cups water

2 pounds asparagus, sliced

1 potato, peeled and cubed

1 pinch nutmeg

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Sautee the garlic and shallot in the olive oil until translucent. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook on low heat for 20 minutes. Puree in batches until smooth.

Feel the Sensation

Happy National Peppermint Patty Day! Five Food Finds about the Peppermint Patty: 1. In 1940 York Cone Co. produced the first Peppermint Patties. 2. Peppermint Patties were sold only in northeastern states until 1975. 3. Peppermint Patties have one of the least about of calories and fat compared to other nationally popular candy bars. 4. […] […]

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