Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Grilled Honey-Soy Pork Steaks


Ingredients:
  • 2 Pork blade steaks, cut 1 inch thick
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon honey

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a self-sealing plastic bag; seal bag and place in refrigerator 4 to 24 hours. 
  2. Remove steaks from marinade, discarding marinade. Grill over medium-hot coals, 7 minutes per side, turning once.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Fresh Fruit Salsa

Ingredients:

  • 2 kiwis, peeled and diced
  • 2 Golden Delicious apples – peeled, cored and diced
  • 8 oz raspberries
  • 1 (16 oz) carton of strawberries, diced
  • 2 tbsp Splenda
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp fruit preserves, any flavor


Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, thoroughly mix kiwis, apples, raspberries, strawberries, white sugar, brown sugar, and fruit preserves. Cover and chill in the refrigerator at least 15 minutes.
  2. This salsa can be served with cinnamon graham crackers or cinnamon pita chips. Best when made and eaten the same day otherwise the fruit gives off so too much juice and it gets runny.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Build-Your-Own Taco or Walking Tacos

Ingredients:

  • Fritos or crushed tortilla chips
  • Lettuce, shredded or finely chopped
  • Tomatoes, chopped
  • Taco Meat (brown ground beef with chopped onions and taco seasoning)
  • Black Beans
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salsa
  • Canned black olives (sliced or chopped)
  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole


Directions

  1. Set out toppings and let everyone layer their own toppings on their individual plates in the order they prefer. 
  2. For walking tacos put all the toppings inside the Fritos bag.  Enjoy!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Green Rice Bake


Ingredients:
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh dried parsley
  • 4 oz. can chopped green chilies
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients and pour into a 9″x13″ baking dish. 
  2. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for 10 minutes longer. 
  3. Serves 8-10. Freezable.