Know The Facts About Carbohydrates

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Mar 072012
 
Know The Facts About Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates: All carbohydrates have one thing in common, sugar.  Our body needs carbohydrates because they give us the energy we need to function each day.       If we don’t take in enough carbohydrates, our blood sugar levels drop too low and the brain will lacks important nutrients, and this is when cravings can […]

Mar 052012
 

Brie Popovers This is an ideal appetizer for a wine tasting party. Served with a nice crisp glass of Chardonnay or a Chablis, Brie cheese adds elegance and style to any gathering and is a wonderful and welcomed addition to any table. Try this one with a cranberry sauce on the side as a delightful […]

The Difference Between Butter and Margarine?

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Feb 292012
 

DO YOU KNOW the difference between butter and margarine? They both have the same amount of calories.  Butter is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams compared to 5 grams, so what gives? Here are a few facts about butter you might find interesting… Eating butter increases the absorption of many other nutrients in […]

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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Feb 292012
 

Cinnamon Coffee Cake I remember baking this as part of the breads served for our Sunday Brunches along with banana and zucchini breads.  It was, hands down, the favorite and people always asked for refills.  It’s a wonderfully moist coffee cake because of the sour cream.  It also freezes well so consider making a double […]

Banana Bread

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Feb 292012
 
Banana Bread

Banana Bread Making this bread whenever you have ripe banana’s on hand is a must.  Everyone loves this bread and it makes for a tasty treat for the whole family anytime.  I also like making smaller loafs as gifts during the holiday time. This batch makes a 9 x 5 x 3 loaf. 1 ¾  […]

Chicken Enchiladas

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Feb 222012
 

Chicken Enchiladas are a great meal everyone enjoys. Ingredients 2 Large chicken breasts cooked and shredded 1 Large onion 1 4 oz. can of green chilies 4 cups cooked rice 1 16 oz. Refried Beans 2 Packages of Enchilada Sauce 12 Large Tortillia 4 Cups extra sharp shredded cheese  

Parmesan Bread Sticks

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Feb 222012
 
Parmesan Bread Sticks

I love these bread sticks to compliment just about any dish I make. I usually make a double batch and freeze the rest for those times when you don’t have time to make em fresh. They also make for a great after school snack dipped in warmed spaghetti sauce, warmed and dipped in your favorite […]

Banana Cream Pie

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Feb 152012
 
Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie Cream pies always go over great anytime of the year. ½ Cup sugar 2 Tablespoons flour 2 Tablespoons cornstarch ¼ teaspoon salt 1-3/4 cups milk 3 Egg yolks, lightly beaten 1 Tablespoon butter ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 3 Ripe bananas 1 Baked 9 inch pie shell (pre-baked & cooled) ½ cup shredded […]

Holy Mole Guacamole Party Dip

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Feb 132012
 
Holy Mole Guacamole Party Dip

 The Awesome Avocado You don’t have to avoid avocados, even though they have a high fat content. They actually contain “good” unsaturated fats that do not raise blood cholesterol. Dietary Guideline Reports suggest that moderate amounts of foods like avocados can help keep blood cholesterol down and offer protection against heart disease. Avocados are also […]