Salsa

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Ingredients

4 large tomatoes, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tomatillo, diced (optional)
salt to taste
1 jalapeno pepper, minced

Directions

In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, tomatillo, and salt to taste. Mix well. Add 1/2 of the jalapeno pepper, and taste. If you desire your salsa with more of a kick, add the remaining 1/2 jalapeno. If you are satisfied with the salsa’s heat, do not add the remaining jalapeno pepper. Cover the salsa, and chill until ready to serve.

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Raspberry Butter

Raspberry Butter

I love bread and whenever I can find something amazing to top it off, man, I’m in trouble.  This Raspberry Butter makes everything taste better.

Ingredients

1 stick (1/4 lb) unsalted butter, room temperature
1/4 c raspberry preserves
2 Tbsp powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Place in mixer and beat until combined.
  2. Return butter to refrigerator and wait until set.

Sweet Roasted Carrots

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Vegetables can be a hard food group to fee my kids but with these delicious Roasted Carrots it’s a breeze!

Ingredients

1 package of baby carrot
1/2 tbsp olive oil
Mrs. Dash seasoning
2 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp honey
1 tsp balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. Drizzle carrots with the 1/2 tbsp olive oil and season.
  2. Roast carrots for 20 minutes in oven at 400 degrees.
  3. Take out of oven and drizzle with remaining olive oil, honey and balsamic vinegar.
  4. Return to oven for 5 more minutes.

Dip To Die For

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My niece’s mother-in-law made this dip and it is exactly what the name says, Dip To Die For! I made it for the Super Bowl party we went to and everybody loved it.  You have to give it a try.

Ingredients

1/2 cup cilantro
3 green onions
2 avocados
2 tomatoes
1 can white corn
1 can black beans
1 envelope Good Seasons Italian DressingTortilla Chips
Optional: chopped red, yellow or orange peppers

Directions

Finely chop cilantro and green onions. Cut avocados into small chunks. Dice tomatoes. Drain corn and beans (rinse beans well). Prepare dressing according to directions on package but add 1 tbsp sugar. Add a little more of any ingredient you especially like. Omit anything you don’t care for. Put all ingredients into a bowl and dress. Serve with tortilla chips.

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained

Directions

  1. In a shallow glass dish, mix the soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic powder. Stir the chicken pieces and pineapple into the marinade until well coated. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Thread chicken and pineapple alternately onto skewers. Grill 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally, or until chicken juices run clear.

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