Easy Delicious Homemade Refried Beans

Ingredients 1 Tbs of olive oil 1/4 onion diced 1-2 garlic cloves minced 1/2 tsp of cumin 1/2 tsp of chili 2 cups of soften pinto beans (you can used canned rinsed and drained) 1/2 cup beef broth Directions In a non stick skillet set to medium high heat, add onions, garlic, cumin, chili, in…

Kale Chips

Kale Chips are an excellent snack! Just a few minutes in the oven and a pinch of salt and pepper and you will have melt in your mouth goodness Ingredients 1/2-1 bunch of fresh green Kale 1/2 Tsp of salt 1/4 tsp of pepper Cooking Spray Directions: Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F. Pull,…

Turkey Pot Stickers

This healthy twist is great. Try it! Ingredients 1 lb of ground Turkey 1 cup of red shredded cabbage (red or green) 2 springs of green onions 1 Tbs of hoisin sauce 1 Tbs of low sodium soy sauce 1/2 Tbs of sesame oil 1-2 garlic cloves 1 tsp of minced ginger 20-30 wonton wrappers…

Apple Sauce!

Ingredients 2-3 Apples (depending on size) Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon powder 1/2 cup of water Directions In a small pot, place the apples, lemon, cinnamon and water. Boil at medium low heat until the water has evaporated. Stir a couple of times while its on the stove. Once the water is gone…

Yellow Plantain Balls-Bacon & Chesse

Ingredients 5 strips of cooked bacon 1 ripe yellow plantain 3 cups of water for boiling 2 Tbs of parsley, chopped small 1/4 tsp Black pepper 1/2 tsp salt 3 oz of cheddar cheese cubed 3 Tbs of flour 1 beaten egg 3 Tbs of breadcrumbs 1 cup of oil for frying Directions Boil the…

Roasted Pumpkin/Squash Seeds

Every time I buy a whole calabaza (Pumpkin Squash) It hurst me to do away with the “insides” of the pumpkins. I always wondered how to roast the pumpkin seeds. Looked online and http://www.kristineskitchenblog.com/roasted-pumpkin-seeds/ and there was a great tutorial. Needless to say there were delicious. Separate all pulp and seeds from the squash and…

Sweet Potato Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup mashed sweet potato 1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar- divided 1/4 cup canola oil 1/2 cup low-fat milk 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup old-fashioned oats (not instant) 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 2 tsp. baking powder pinch of salt cooking spray Preheat…

Roasted Beets Hummus

Ingredients 1 pounds raw beets 1/4 cup tahini1/4 teaspoon each smoked paprika & cumin2 cloves garlic gratedZest of half lemon & juice of half lemon1.5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt & black pepper Instructions: Cut stem off your beets. Wash them well scrubbing all around. Wrap each individual beet in aluminum foil and place…