Quinoa is the new craze. High in protein, this little grain is a relative to the beets and spinaches. This tabouleh salad offers a nice change from using Cous-Cous, a form of pasta.
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I don’t know about the rest of you, but except for sushi and chocolate, I don’t really like eating the same thing twice in one week. I like my variety. But that doesn’t mean my leftover food should go to waste just cuz I’m OCD about what I eat. I took my left over Risotto from the other night and turned it into something totally new; almost like a Persian Tadigh. SO good. Try it out
So I go into my kitchen and start getting all my ingredients ready to make my Banana Muffins, cuz they were just so good that I wanted more. Lots more. So I get my banana’s and butter and sugar and I go to get the flour. Wait. Where’s the flour?! WHERES THE FLOUR?!?! Ok so I’m all out of flour. No banana muffins but then, like a ray of golden sunlight, I spy with my little eye something…. chocolatey. Yes, I had found a box of chocolate cake mix. Eureka! And so, Choconana Cupcakes were born. And let me tell you, Semi-Homemade just got SOOO much better. Moist and delicious, 24 of these little cakes just is not enough. Instead of Frosting I served a la mode with a scoop of strawberry ice cream. Its like a banana split
Maybe now when they ask for a “signature dish” on food network star we can all understand what that is, since they never explain the term! thank you, wikipedia, the source of answers to all my random questions
I was watching food network the other day, because thats just what I do. And Sunny Anderson was making some really awesome looking empanada’s, and I go, hhmmm that sounds awesome! I’m sure every culture has a form of this dish, some sort of filling inside a crunchy doughy crust. So I got to thinking, how can I make my own? Well, I had some left over Egg Roll skins from my Spring Roll recipe, and decided to put it to good use. These empanada’s are crunchy, hearty, and full of nutrition. Enjoy!
Baked oven fries are awesome. They taste great, and aren’t dripping with grease. Continue reading