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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Avacado pound cake

1 large Avacado 
3 cups flour
1/3 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
3 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 
1 tsp baking powder 
3/4 cup unsalted butter 
4 large eggs 
3/4 cup buttermilk 
2 9x4x3 loaf pans 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift together flour, cornmeal, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Bring eggs to room temp. Beat butter on medium in mixer until soft. Add sugar and beat for 4 minutes. Mash the flash of the avocado and add to the mixture. Beat for one minute. Add eggs one at a time. Add Bonoma. Reduce to low and add half the flour mix, all the buttermilk and then the rest of the flour mix.  divide between the two pans. Bake for 40-45 min. Check after 30 min.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Copycat chicken gnocchi soup

My husband get bed this a 10 out of 10 and he isn't even a soup person!!!!

2 tblsp minced garlic
1/3 cup butter
1 lb. chicken, cube
1/3 cup flour (may need more on certain days)
1 stick celery
1/4 cup onion, shredded (or you can use a frozen mire poix mix)
2 packages of gnocchi (small or large)
1/2 cup of spinach
1/2 shredded carrots
2 cups milk 
2 cups heavy cream
3 chicken bullion cubes
Salt and pepper

On medium heat melt the butter in the soup pot. Add the garlic and sauté with the chicken and cook through. Once the chicken is cooked add the flour and stir until the flower is cooked into the chicken. Add the milk and the cream.Bring to a boil and then add the veggies. Next at the bully on cubes and the gnocchi and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Spaghetti lover's soup

2-3 lbs. ground beef (or ground turkey)
Frozen mirė poíx mix
3 jars of Pasta Sauce (I used Ragu chunky super veggie)
1 box spaghetti (I used wheat)
Minced garlic 
1 cans Rotel
1 can chicken broth
Parm cheese

Seasoning salt
Garlic powder
McCormick steak seasoning
Chili powder

Also, I usually add zucchini for some extra chunk and just to feel healthy about eating pasta 😉👍🏻


Brown meat and season with all spices.

In separate pot sauté minced garlic and mire poíx mix. Add pasta sauce, parmesan, Rotel and chicken broth to the pot and simmer. Add spaghetti and allow to cook until tender. Add browned meat and allow to simmer. Serve.

Reheat in microwave 3 minute, stir and cook and additional 1:30-2:00 minutes.