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Pan Seared Salmon Filets

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I love fish! Especially in the summer. Makes for a very light meal after a nice hot summer day! Salmon is one of my favorites. So versatile! This one is super easy and quick. The rub can also be used on just about any kind of meat.
4 -5 fresh salmon filets
The run
1 Tablespoon celery salt
1 Tablespoon got chili powder
1 Tablespoon nutmeg
1Tablespoon garlic powder
1 Tablespoon onion powder
1 Tablespoon pepper
1 Tablespoon sugar
Mix seasonings. Rub on filets let sit 10 mins. Add 1 -2 tablespoons oil to skillet  Pan sear in hot skillet 3-4 mins each side.

 
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Posted by on July 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Crock Pot Green Beans and Bacon

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Snap gotta love the sound of a fresh green bean snapping!! Ok the first couple dozen are fun! Then it’s time to enlist the help of the kiddos! Here we have beans and bacon. Yum!
2 lbs fresh green beans. Ends snapped off
6-7 slices bacon . cut up
Garlic sea salt
Pepper
2 Tablespoons shortening.
Add all to crock. Set on low for 7 – 8 hours or until beans are tender.

 
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Posted by on July 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Lemon Zest Kale Chips!

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Who needs potato chips? Satisfy that salt craving with a healthy alternative this summer! Kale is bountiful and fresh! So for my vegan daughter here’s what we whipped up!
A bunch of kale. Remove stem cut into 2 inch pieces.
Tablespoon olive oil
Lemon Zest sea salt
Spread pieces do not overlap on micro safe plate. Drizzle with olive oil sprinkle with sea salt. Micro for 2 – 2 1/2 min or until crisp. Repeat with remaining kale!

 
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Posted by on July 21, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

Yessss Chocolate for breakfast is acceptable! When it’s in muffin form of course. These decadent little morsels are super easy and bake up quick. Now if you follow any of my recipes I always demand a high quality chocolate! Some things can get by with cheaper ingredients. Chocolate, butter, coffee. Its necessary to go for quality!  Ok here’s what you’re looking for!
Preheat oven to 400. Line a 12 piece muffin pan.
1 3/4 cup flour
2 Tablespoons cocoa (the good stuff)
2 teaspoons baking powder
2/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup chocolate chips ( yes the good stuff again)
1 cup milk
1/3 plus  Tablespoons oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
Use 2 bowls. Add all dry ingredients in one. Whisk.
Mix all wet ingredients with whisk. Pour into dry. Mix until blended. Do not over mix  pour into liners. Bake 20 mins

 
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Posted by on July 16, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Strawberry Chocolate Stuffed French Toast

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Looking for a special Sunday morning brunch?? Oh the variations are endless ! Basic ingredients
Loaf of French bread
2 eggs
1/3 cup milk
Mix with whisk or fork
Filling
About 6 strawberries sliced
2Tbs sugar
2Tbs sugar free blackberry jam
Chocolate chips minis work well
Mix all filling ingredients together and set aside for about 10 mins.
Slice bread about 1 1/2 inch think. Cut a slit in each slice. Careful not to go to deep.
Heat skillet, then spray with non stick spray. Put a spoonful of filling in a
slice. Dip into egg mixture. Coat well, place in skillet until browned. Turn and brown all sides. Remove from skillet and sprinkle with confectioners sugar. Or serve with syrup!

 
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Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Crab filled crescent won tons

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Crab filled crescent won tons! Easy to make and ohhh so yummy! They go fast! Here’s what you need

1 can of crescent rolls
1 cup chopped crab
4 oz. Soft cream cheese
1 Tab finely chopped onion
Dash of crushed red pepper

Mix all ingredients together and chill. Unroll dough. Cut into squares.
Preheat oven to 375
You will also need 1 egg white. Slightly beaten
Spoon a scoop of filling onto each square, close to corner. Starting next to corner with filling with roll over. Brush a little on opposite corner to help adhere dough on top. After all are rolled, brush tops with remaining egg white, bake for 10 -15 mins. Until golden.

 
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Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Chocolate chip cream cheese cupcakes

Tired of choc
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olate cupcakes? Ok, maybe not tired but looking for something new? lol these are super moist and decadent. Simple to whip up!!!
FILLING
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 egg, slightly beaten
1⁄3 cup sugar
1 pinch salt
1 (6 ounce) package chocolate chips
CAKE
1 cup sugar
1 1⁄2 cups flour
1⁄4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1⁄2 cup oil
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla
DIRECTIONS

In a small bowl, combine first four ingredients.
Add chocolate chips and set aside.
Mix remaining ingredients well.
Fill muffin tins, lined with paper cups 1/3 to 1/2 full with this mixture.
Drop a large spoonful of cheese mixture on top.
Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes.

 
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Posted by on April 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

 
 
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