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Mexican Pizza ~ a midnight snack

Mexican Pizza ~ a midnight snack

A midnight snack of Mexican Pizza. It was ready in no time using this 2-ingredient “pizza dough”.   Print Mexican Pizza Ingredients Salsa to coat dough Chorizo sausage, sliced Pickled red onions Avocado, cubed Chihuahua cheese Radish, sliced Chili powder Cilantro Jalapenos, sliced Tomatoes, cubed Instructions Spread dough and add a coating of salsa Add…

Orange Feta Fudge Brownies

Orange Feta Fudge Brownies

If you love the taste of chocolate and orange together, then you will love these Orange & Feta Fudgy Brownies!! Add more orange liqueur and orange zest to this for extra flavor. The feta cheese makes for a delicious, savory, fudgy brownie.   Print Orange Feta Fudge Brownies Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40…

Classic Bran Muffins

Classic Bran Muffins

So good and so good for you.  Fruit, yogurt and a bran muffin makes a quick and easy breakfast. Print Classic Bran Muffins Ingredients 3 cups wheat bran 2 cups buttermilk 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1-1/3 cups brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons…

Bean and Kale Soup and Parmesan Cornbread

Bean and Kale Soup and Parmesan Cornbread

I don’t believe I have ever tasted kale before preparing this recipe. After reading an article on how healthy it is, I just had to try it.  Yup, I love it! Print Bean and Kale Soup and Parmesan Cornbread Ingredients 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 c. chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp. crushed…

Espresso Shortbread Cookies

Espresso Shortbread Cookies

Espresso shortbread cookies are so much better than plain shortbread. Enjoy with a cup of tea, a mug of coffee or a glass of milk. Print Espresso Shortbread Cookies Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt 8 oz. unsalted butter 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. sugar 2 tsp. finely ground espresso 2 tsp. vanilla…

Chocolate Cherry Merlot Brownies

Chocolate Cherry Merlot Brownies

Love chocolate? Love wine? Dessert fanatic?  These chocolate cherry merlot brownies are meant for you. Top with whipped or ice cream to put it further over the top.   Print Chocolate Cherry Merlot Brownies Ingredients 1 1/4 cups (6-oz. pkg.) dried sweet cherries, chopped 1/2 cup Merlot wine 8 oz. NESTLÉ CHOCOLATIER™ 53% Cacao Dark…

Easy Blue Cheese Biscuits

Easy Blue Cheese Biscuits

I cannot get enough of these Easy Blue Cheese Biscuits. Their flavour makes whatever else I am serving taste that much better. They are light and airy. Give them a try.  They will tickle your tasebuds.     Print Easy Blue Cheese Biscuits Ingredients 2 cups self-rising flour 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream 1/2 cup…

Chianti Parmesan Biscotti

Chianti Parmesan Biscotti

Chianti Parmesan Biscotti. It’s something savoury after all the sugar consumed this holiday season. They are cheesy, peppery, crunchy and go so well with a glass of wine. Try them with soup in lieu of the usual Saltine crackers. Print Chianti Parmesan Biscotti Ingredients 1/2 c. olive oil 3 large eggs 1-1/4 tsp. salt 1…

To-Die-For Blueberry Muffins

To-Die-For Blueberry Muffins

I had no plans of cooking with blueberries this week but they were on sale.  Sale — that four letter word. Love the streusel topping too. Print To-Die-For Blueberry Muffins Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1/3 cup…

Save the bananas with a nutty quickbread

Save the bananas with a nutty quickbread

Oops!  Forgot about the bunch of bananas I bought a week ago. A simple banana bread to the rescue.     Print Banana Nut Bread Ingredients 3 ripe bananas 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda…

Cinn-a-bon Cheesecake reminds me of the Mall

Cinn-a-bon Cheesecake reminds me of the Mall

Sometimes I consider wearing Tahitian vanilla as a perfume.  Cinnamon is my second favourite fragrance.  This makes Cinn-a-bon Cheesecake seem like heaven. Decadent, rich and creamy.  You are going to love this special dessert.   Print Cinn-a-bon Cheesecake Ingredients Crust: 1-1/2 cups finely crushed cinnamon-raisin cookies or other spice cookies (I used ‘Coffee Breaks’) 1/4…

A “Clean Pizza Dough” with 2 ingredients ready in 2 minutes

A “Clean Pizza Dough” with 2 ingredients ready in 2 minutes

Are you “eating clean” in 2017?  I found this clean pizza dough recipe that only needs flour and Greek yogurt. I had to play around with the cooking time and temperature since I was using a countertop convection oven.  It gets hot but I’m not convinced it is as high as the dial suggests.  One…

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