Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Lemon Cream Cheese Crescents

Lemon Cream Cheese Crescents
1 block cream cheese, softened
3 T sugar
juice of 2 lemons, separated
2 cans crescent rolls
1/2 c powdered sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350*.
2. Whip cream cheese, sugar, and juice of 1/2 of a lemon together; spoon 1 T onto each crescent roll and wrap up.
3. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, whisk together powdered sugar and juice of remaining 1 1/2 lemons; brush over hot rolls.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Holy Hannah! Bars

Holy Hannah! Bars
1/2 c butter, melted
1 sleeve graham crackers, crumbed
1 c chocolate chips
1 c peanut butter chips
1 c Reese's minis, chopped
1 c toffee bits
1-2 c shredded coconut (optional)
1- 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk

1. Preheat oven to 350* and lightly grease a 9x13 pan.
2. Combine butter and graham crackers; press into bottom of pan.
3. Sprinkle chips, Reese's, toffee, and coconut over graham cracker crust; pour milk evenly over pan.
4. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup
1 1/2 lb chicken breast
1 onion, diced
1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 jalapeno, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1- 15 oz can diced tomatoes
2 c chicken broth
1 T chili powder
1 T cumin
1 t oregano
1/2 t paprika
salt and pepper, to taste
1- 13.5 oz can coconut milk, opt
2 T cilantro, chopped
1 avocado, pitted and sliced

1. Place chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker; add onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, and garlic.
2. Pour in tomatoes and broth; sprinkle with chili powder, cumin, oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper.
3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
Shred chicken before serving. Stir in coconut milk. Garnish with cilantro and avocado.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta
1 T olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 c chicken broth
1 c milk, or more, as needed
2 T butter
8 oz uncooked spaghetti
salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 c Parmesan cheese
2 T parsley

1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil and then add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
2. Stir in chicken broth, milk, butter, spaghetti, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes.
3. Stir in Parmesan, and milk for desired thickness; serve immediately, topped with parsley.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Oven-Baked Bacon

Oven-Baked Bacon
1 lb bacon

1. Preheat oven to 425* and place one cooling rack each on two jellyroll pans.
2. Place bacon on cooling racks, careful not to overlap; bake for 15-25 minutes, depending on desired crispness.