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Pesto Grilled Shrimp

  Pesto Grilled Shrimp Pesto Grilled Shrimp Prep Time: 10 minutes Marinate Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 Light fresh and summery basil pesto marinated grilled shrimp. Ingredients – 1/2 cup basil, packed. – 1 small clove garlic. – 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted. – 2 tablespoons parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated. – 2 tablespoons olive oil. – 1 tablespoon lemon juice (~1/4 lemon). – salt and pepper to taste. – 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deviened. Instructions Step 1: Pulse the basil, garlic,…

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Lasagna Dip

  Lasagna Dip Lasagna Dip Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 All of the flavours of lasagna in a hot cheesy dip with no regrets! Ingredients – 1/2 pound ground turkey. – 1 cup lasagna tomato sauce (see below.) 1 cup low fat cottage cheese or ricotta or cream cheese. – 1 cup partially skim mozzarella, shredded. Instructions Step 1: Cook the turkey, add the tomato sauce and simmer until it thickens a bit, about 3-5 minutes. Step 2: Spread the cottage…

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Chipotle BBQ Bacon and Grilled Corn Zucchini Crust Pizza

  Chipotle BBQ Bacon and Grilled Corn Zucchini Crust Pizza Chipotle BBQ Bacon and Grilled Corn Zucchini Crust Pizza Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 3 A healthy zucchini pizza crust topped with chipotle bbq sauce, bacon, grilled corn, red onion and plenty of cheese! Ingredients – 1 zucchini pizza crust (see below). – 1/2 cup chipotle barbecue sauce. – 3/4 cup gouda or mozzarella (optionally smoked), shredded. – 1 ear of grilled corn (or 1/2 cup corn). – 4 slices bacon, cut…

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Jalapeno Popper Corn Fritters

  Jalapeno Popper Corn Fritters Jalapeno Popper Corn Fritters Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 2 Crispy golden brown sweet corn fritters with all of the flavours of jalapeno poppers including jalapenos, cream cheese, cheddar cheese and bacon. Ingredients – 2 cups corn (~4 ears). – 1/2 cup flour* (or corn flour, or rice flour, etc). – 1 egg. – 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated. – 1/4 cup cream cheese, room temperature. – 2+ jalapeno peppers, diced. – 2 slices bacon, cooked and…

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Foreign Food Thai Foods 

Thai Sweet Chili Dressing

  Thai Sweet Chili Dressing Thai Sweet Chili Dressing Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 1 cup A sweet chili sauce dressing with the perfect balance of spicy heat, sweetness, saltiness and sourness that is great on salads or as a marinade. Ingredients – 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce. – 1/4 cup coconut milk. – 2 tablespoons fish sauce (or soy sauce for vegetarian). – 2 tablespoons lime juice (~1 lime). – 1 tablespoon peanut butter. – 2 cloves garlic, grated. – 2…

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Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp Etouffee Shrimp Etouffee Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Servings: 4 A cajun and creole dish of shrimp in a tasty roux gravy. Ingredients – 4 tablespoons butter. – 4 tablespoons flour. – 1 pound shrimp, shelled and deviened. – 2 cups chicken broth. – 1 cup onion, diced. – 1/2 cup celery, diced. – 1/2 cup bell pepper, diced. – 4 cloves garlic, chopped. – 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped. – 1 cup tomato, diced. – 1 tablespoon creole seasoning. –…

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Guinness Glazed Slow Cooker Corned Beef

  Guinness Glazed Slow Cooker Corned Beef Guinness Glazed Slow Cooker Corned Beef Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours 25 minutes Total Time: 8 hours 30 minutes Servings: 12 Corned beef slow cooked in Guinness and served in a tasty Guinness glaze. Ingredients – 1 4 pound corned beef in pickling liquid and spices. – 1 bottle/can (12+ ounces) Guinness or other Irish stout. – 1 small onion, sliced. – 1 clove garlic, chopped. – 1/4 cup brown sugar. – 2 tablespoons grainy mustard. – 1 tablespoon Worcestershire…

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Crispy Baked Avocado Fries

  Crispy Baked Avocado Fries Crispy Baked Avocado Fries Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Creamy baked avocado fries coated is crispy panko breadcrumbs. Ingredients – 2 large avocados, sliced. – salt, pepper and cayenne to taste. – 1/2 cup flour. – 1 egg, lightly beaten. – 1 cup panko bread crumbs. – 1/4 cup ranch dressing. – 1 chipotle chili in adobo, chopped. Instructions Step 1: Season the avocado slices with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste, dredge them in flour,…

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Loaded Baked Potato Dip

  Loaded Baked Potato Dip Loaded Baked Potato Dip Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 4 All of the classic loaded baked potato flavours including sour cream, cheese, bacon and green onions in dip form just waiting to be scooped up by some crispy potato chips! Ingredients – 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream. – 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded. – 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled. – 4 green onions, sliced. – salt, pepper and cayenne to taste (optional). Instructions Step 1: Mix everything and enjoy…

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Roasted Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip

Roasted Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip Roasted Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Servings: 4 A warm and creamy roasted cauliflower and aged white cheddar dip that is decadently delicious without all of the calories! Ingredients – 1/2 small head cauliflower, cut into florets. – 1 tablespoon oil. – salt and pepper to taste. – 4 ounces light cream cheese, room temperature. – 1/2 cup light sour cream or Greek yogurt. – 1/2 teaspoon thyme, chopped. –…

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