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side dishes

Sweet Apple Carrot Coleslaw

Sweet Apple Carrot Coleslaw

Ingredients 2 (12 oz) packages shredded coleslaw mix 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 2 large apples 2 large carrots 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup sugar Salt & pepper to taste Directions Rinse coleslaw mix and drain thoroughly. Using paper towels, pat […]

Super Stuffed Potato Skins

Super Stuffed Potato Skins

Ingredients: 6 baking potatoes 1 c. shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese 1 c. sour cream 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper ¼ c. bacon bits 3 scallions, finely chopped ¼ c. sweet red pepper, finely chopped Paprika for garnish Directions: Scrub and pierce potatoes with a […]

Spicy Hummus Dip

Spicy Hummus Dip

Ingredients 1 (16 oz) can garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed & drained 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. minced garlic 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 tsp. ground Cumin 1 tsp. Paprika 1/2 tsp. Curry powder 4 tbsp. chopped fresh Cilantro 1/3 c. sesame tahini 2 […]

Jalapeno Cornbread

Jalapeno Cornbread

Ingredients 1 c. cornmeal 1 c. all-purpose flour 2 tbsp. sugar 4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 egg 1 c. buttermilk 1/3 c. sour cream 1/4 c. vegetable oil 1 small can diced jalapenos 1/2 c. frozen corn, thawed 4 tbsp. minced scallion Directions […]

Healthy Green Bean Salad Italian Style

Healthy Green Bean Salad Italian Style

Ingredients 2 (16 oz.) cans green beans, drained 1/2 C. cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 C. ripe olives, sliced 2 T bacon bits 1/4 C. fat-free Parmesan cheese 1/3 C. fat-free Italian dressing Directions In a medium bowl, combine green beans, tomatoes and olives. Stir in […]

Fresh Ginger Peas

Fresh Ginger Peas

Add the flavor of fresh grated ginger to plain peas and make them special! These are especially good if you use fresh peas rather than canned. Ingredients: 1 cup of fresh peas 2 Tablespoons of chicken stock 1 clove of minced garlic ½ cup of […]

Asparagus – Love It or Hate It – But How Do You Use It?

Asparagus – Love It or Hate It – But How Do You Use It?

Do you like asparagus? Not everyone does. In fact, some people say they don’t like the vegetable but it may be more that they’ve never really tried it. Love it or hate it, unless you know how to cook it and how to use it, […]

Southern BBQ Baked Beans

Southern BBQ Baked Beans

Ingredients: 1 onion, diced ½ green pepper, diced 10 slices thick-cut bacon, halved 3 cans (28 oz each) pork and beans ¾ cup BBQ sauce ½ cup dark brown sugar ¼ cup distilled or cider vinegar 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard Instructions: Preheat the oven to […]

Quick & Easy Barbecue Beans

Quick & Easy Barbecue Beans

Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 1 pkg pre-cooked bacon slices, crumbled 2 cans pork and beans (15 oz cans) 2 cans butter beans (15 oz cans) 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup barbecue sauce 2 tbsp.molasses 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp. salt […]

12 Ways to Make Deviled Eggs

12 Ways to Make Deviled Eggs

Eggs must be hard-boiled and peeled.  Directions are the same for all recipes. Halve eggs lengthwise. Remove yolks and place in a small bowl. Mash yolks with a fork and stir in ingredients. Fill egg whites evenly with yolk mixture. Salt and pepper to taste […]