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Vodka sauce

  Vodka sauce Vodka sauce This take on a favorite Italian-American dish is more tomatoey than most versions. For a creamier sauce, add another 2 Tbs. cream. Toss with 12 oz. penne. Ingredients – Serves 4. – 1 28-oz. can whole peeled plum tomatoes. – in juice, preferably San Marzano. – 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil. – 5 large cloves garlic, smashed. – 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes. – 1/3 cup vodka. – 1/2 cup heavy cream. – 11/2 tsp. kosher salt. – 1/2 cup coarsely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or…

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Pepperoni Pizza Casserole

  Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 4 A quick and easy pasta casserole with all of the flavours of a pepperoni pizza! Ingredients – 12 ounces pasta. – 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage, casings removed. – 3 cups (24 ounces) pizza sauce or marinara sauce. – 1/2 cup sliced black olives. – 4 ounces pepperoni. – 8 ounces ricotta. – 2 cups mozzarella, shredded. – 1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated. – 1/2 teaspoon oregano (optional).…

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Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries

  Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 2 Asparagus coated in panko bread crumbs and parmesan and baked until golden brown and crispy. Ingredients – 1 pound asparagus, trimmed. – 1/2 cup flour. – 2 eggs, lightly beaten. – 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs. – 1/4 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated. – salt and pepper to taste. Instructions Step 1: Dredge the asparagus in the flour, dip in the egg and then into a mixture of…

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Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower

  Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Roasted cauliflower done buffalo wing style in a spicy hot sauce! Ingredients – 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets. – 1 tablespoon oil. – salt and pepper to taste. – 1/4 cup hot sauce. – blue cheese or ranch dressing for dipping (optional). Instructions Step 1: 1. Toss the cauliflower florets in the oil, salt and pepper, arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast in…

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Easy Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings

  Easy Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings Easy Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Servings: 2 Easy home made crispy baked buffalo chicken wings that are the perfect party food for watching the game with friends. Ingredients – 2 pounds chicken wings, rinsed and pat dry. – 1 tablespoon oil. – salt and pepper to taste. – 1/2 cup hot sauce. – 1 tablespoon butter. – blue cheese or ranch dressing for dipping. Instructions Step 1: Toss the wings in the…

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Mushroom Quinoa Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette

  Mushroom Quinoa Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette Mushroom Quinoa Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette Total Time: 35 minutes Servings: 4 Roasted cauliflower and mushrooms in a warm quinoa salad with a balsamic vinaigrette and creamy crumbled goat cheese. Ingredients – 1/2 small head cauliflower, cut into florets. – 8 ounces mushrooms, quartered. – 1 tablespoon oil. – 1/2 teaspoon thyme, chopped. – salt and pepper to taste. – 1 cup quinoa, well rinsed. – 1 3/4 cups water or broth. – 1/4 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped. – 1/4 cup…

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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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