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Peanut Butter & Honey Balls

Ingredients: 1/4 cup peanut butter (can also use almond butter)
 1/4 cup honey
 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk
 1/4 cup quick or old fashioned oats
 3/4 cup crisp rice cereal (save 1/2 cup to crush) Directions: Remember to wash your hands! In a large mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, honey, dry milk, oats and 1/4 […]

Honey Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 3 medium  – cucumbers, thinly sliced and halved 1/4 cup – honey 1/2 cup – white balsamic vinegar, (can also use white wine vinegar) 1/4 cup – water 2 tablespoons  – red onion, diced salt Directions: Place cucumbers in bowl and sprinkle with salt. Toss and set aside. In a small mixing bowl, stir […]

Tutti Fruitti Rice Salad

Ingredients: 3 cups cooked brown rice 3/4 cup dried cranberries 1 mango, chopped 3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup raspberry vinaigrette dressing 1/4 cup plus two tablespoons fresh chopped parsley, divided Directions: In large bowl, combine rice, cranberries, mango, pecans, pepper, vinaigrette and 1/4 cup parsley. Toss well. Garnish […]

Southwest Salsa Rice Bites

Ingredients: 3 cups cooked brown rice, cooled 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese 4 eggs 1 16-ounce jar medium (or hot) thick and chunky-style salsa 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3/4 cup crushed corn or tortilla chips Additional salsa and sour cream for garnish (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 350 […]

Italian Rice Fritters

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked rice 3 cups milk 1 cup granulated sugar Grated zest of two lemons 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 eggs, separated Vegetable oil Directions: Combine rice, milk and sugar in a 2- to 3-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; stir once or twice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until milk is absorbed, 15 to […]

Orange Mint Rice Salad

Ingredients: 3 oranges 3 cups cooked rice 1/3 cup golden raisins 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Peel and segment two oranges; set aside. Squeeze juice from remaining orange; set aside. In a large bowl, combine rice, orange segments, raisins, mint and walnuts. Add orange […]

Springtime Rice

Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 bunch asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces (3 cups) 2 portobello mushrooms, cut into strips 1 red bell pepper, chopped 3 cups cooked rice 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) Directions: Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add […]

Golden Sun Rice

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 onion, minced 1 pinch saffron 10 dried apricots, chopped 1 cup long grain white rice 2 cups water 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped shelled pistachios, roasted Directions: Melt butter in a heavy 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and saffron; saute ½ until onion is golden. Add […]

Chicken And Rice L’orange

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked rice 1 cup orange juice 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons butter, divided 1/4 cup sliced almonds 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1/4 cup orange marmalade 1/4 cup sliced green onions Directions: Combine rice, orange juice, water and salt in a 2- to 3-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; […]

Cranberry Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked medium grain rice 1 1/2 cups water 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon orange peel, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups milk 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup dried cranberries Directions: Combine rice, water, 1 tablespoon orange peel and salt in 2-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; stir once or twice. Reduce heat; cover […]

Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 3 cups cooked medium grain rice 3 cups milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter 2 cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Ground cinnamon (optional) Whipped cream (optional) Directions: Combine rice, milk, sugar, butter and cinnamon sticks in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thick and creamy (20 to 25 minutes), stirring frequently. […]

Summertime Shrimp And Rice Bowls Ingredients

Ingredients: 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 cups hot cooked rice 1 11-ounce can corn, drained 1/4 cup drained and chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil, reserving oil 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon slivered fresh basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Thread shrimp on skewers. To broil in […]

South-of-the-border Lasagna

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups sour cream 1 1/2 cups salsa Vegetable cooking spray 6 cups cooked rice, divided 1 15- to 16-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided 2 cups crushed tortilla chips Directions: In medium bowl, combine sour cream and salsa; set aside. Coat a 13×9-inch baking dish […]

French Apple Yogurt

Ingredients: 3 cups diced or sliced apples 2 cups plain, low-fat yogurt 1 teaspoon vanilla 
 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 
 2 teaspoons brown sugar if apples are tart Directions: Cook the apples in 1/2 cup water 5 to 10 minutes, or until soft. Reserve one cup and put rest into blender with one cup yogurt, […]

Fish Eggs

Ingredients 12 eggs 1 can tuna (or salmon) 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 green onions (minced) Salt and pepper to taste Directions Start by hard boiling the eggs. Now peel the eggs and place in a large bowl. Carefully slice each egg lengthwise. Pop out the yolks as you go and place them in a second […]

Nut Filled Kiflie

Ingredients Dough 4 cups flour 2 cups butter (cold) 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1 cup sour cream Filling 5 cups ground walnuts 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 tablespoon almond extract Apricot Filling 2 (6 oz.) pkgs. dried apricots 2 cups water 1 1/2 cups sugar Directions Dough Using deep bowl, cut […]

Bird’s Nests

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) bag peanut butter chips 1 tablespoon solid shortening 1 (5 ounce) can thin chow mien noodles 1 bag pastel colored M&M peanut candy Directions Melt entire bag of chips and 1 tablespoon of shortening slowly in microwave or in double boiler on stove top. If using microwave, heat full power in […]

Herb Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/4 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 pounds potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Directions Preheat oven to 375°. In a roasting pan melt butter in oven. Remove from oven; stir in oil, […]

Chili Seasoning Mix

Ingredients 1 tablespoon paprika 2 1/2 teaspoons seasoning salt 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano Directions In bowl, stir together paprika, seasoning salt, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne, seasoned pepper, thyme and oregano. Store in an […]

Allspice String Beans

Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons ground allspice Salt and pepper to taste Directions Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir garlic until lightly browned. Mix in green beans and water, and bring to boil. […]

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