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Friday, May 8, 2015

Banana Bread

Perfect Sweetness, Fluffy, No Butter.


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cups apple sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt

Directions:


1.) Cream sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl.
2.) Add all the remaining ingredients one at a time, beating well after each addition.
3.) Pour batter into a buttered loaf pan and bake for an hour at 325 F.

Enjoy while it's warm!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings


Easiest, Crispiest, and Healthiest Chicken Wings you'll ever make.

Ingredients:

Crispy Wings:
  • 4 lbs chicken wings
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Honey Garlic Sauce:
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

Directions:

1.) Pat the wings dry then toss in baking powder and salt.
2.) Bake for 30 mins. at 250 F on the lower rack.
3.) Move wings to the upper rack and bake for 40-50 mins. at 425 F
4.) Place Honey Garlic Sauce ingredients in a bowl and toss the wings in.

Enjoy your crispy honey wings with fresh carrots and celery sticks.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Chicken Breast with Oyster Sauce


This is my own version of Chinese Food. 
*Measurements and picture to be updated. 

Ingredients:
  • 1 lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • Adobo Powdered Mix (w/Lemon & Pepper)
  • Sesame Oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Chicken Broth
  • 8oz Brussel Sprouts

  • 8oz Green, Yellow, Orange, & Red Peppers
  • 8oz Summer Squash and Zuchinni
  • 5tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • Soy Sauce

Directions:

1.) Boil Chicken Breasts with Adobo Powdered Mix
2.) Drain Chicken saving some Broth. Cut Chicken into smaller pieces, about 2 inches long and an inch thick then saute with Sesame oil and garlic. 
3.) Pour a little bit of broth and add Oyster Sauce & Soy Sauce.
4.) Add Brussel Sprouts, Peppers and Summer Squash & Zuchinni (one at a time- maybe every 3 minutes). Do not overcook the vegetables. 
5) Serve over hot steamed rice. 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Chicken Poppers

It's like a treat when you say "Where having Chicken Poppers for dinner!" My little ones love this recipe with ketchup, corn and baked fries.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground chicken breast
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/2 onions, chopped 
  • 3 tbsp cilantro, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¾ tsp cumin
  • olive oil

Directions:

1.) Mix all ingredients.
2.) Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Use an ice cream scoop to scoop meatballs into the pan. Cook for about 5-6 minutes on the first side. Flip and cook an additional 4-5 minutes, or until golden brown and the centers are cooked through.
3.) Serve with your favorite dip.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Baked Chicken and Zicchini


This recipe makes juicy and delicious baked chicken breast.

Ingredients:

1 egg
1 tbsp water
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tbsp olive oil
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 tbsp minced garlic
2 zucchinis, sliced
2 tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp basil

Directions:
1) Beat egg, water, salt, and pepper.  Set 2 tablespoons bread crumbs aside; pour remaining bread crumbs into a large resealable plastic bag. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then place in bag and shake to coat.
2) Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet and cook chicken in browned. Remove chicken from pan. Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to skillet; cook and stir zucchini and garlic until zucchini is slightly tender. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
3) Sprinkle 2 tbsp reserved bread crumbs over zucchini. Top with tomato slices, mozzarella cheese, and basil. Place chicken on top of zucchini layer. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil.
4) Bake at 400 degrees F for about 25 minutes.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Homemade Taco Sauce

I will never buy those powdered Taco sauce again.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounce tomato sauce ( or 1/4 cup tomato paste, 1/4 cup water, and 1/8 tsp salt)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dry Minced Onion
  • 1 tbsp White Vinegar
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
Directions:

1) Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and stir. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Remove and cool.


Friday, July 11, 2014

Tomato Spinach Shells with White Sauce


My home made white sauce tossed with tomato spinach shells. Garlicky and yummy. My kids actually liked it.

Ingredients:

1 lb tomato spinach shells or any pasta
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup light cream cheese
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground turmeric
2 cups milk
1/2 cup chicken broth
3/4 cups grated Parmesan cheese
pinch of pepper and salt to taste

Directions:

1) Boil tomato spinach shells, drain and set aside.
2) Boil chicken breast with salt and pepper. Drain and save the broth. Cool down chicken, shred and set aside.
3) Melt butter in medium heat. Add cream cheese,  garlic powder, and ground turmeric. Stir with wire whisk until smooth. Add milk, chicken broth, parmesan cheese, and shredded chicken. Add salt and pepper if needed.  Cook until sauce reaches desired consistency. Toss with hot pasta to serve.