Chick-fil-A Bites : Give it a Try!

Have you ever tried making Chick-fil-A bites at home? It’s worth a try! The secret to this wonderful dinner is letting the chicken soak in a marinade that includes pickle juice.  This is essential because one of the great parts of the Chick-fil-A sandwiches is the taste of pickle.  So each little chicken bite tastes like aContinue reading “Chick-fil-A Bites : Give it a Try!”

Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken, Bacon, & Tator Tot Bake Recipe

We had this for dinner the other night and it was so good!  It was tasty and so easy to make.  You basically have to throw together the ingredients and let it cook.  Great for the busy life of a parent.Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken, Bacon, & Tator Tot Bake Ingredients: 1 (32 ounce) bag tater tots 3 ounceContinue reading “Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken, Bacon, & Tator Tot Bake Recipe”

Salty and Sweet Pumpkin Seeds

Halloween means it’s time to carve some pumpkins.  Once the fun (messy) job of digging out the pumpkins seeds is done, it’s time to cook up some pumpkin seeds.  This sweet and salty recipe will have your whole family wanting more! Salty and Sweet Pumpkin Seeds Recipe Ingredients 2 cups fresh pumpkin seeds, rinsed (washContinue reading “Salty and Sweet Pumpkin Seeds”

Black Bean Brownies – No One Will Know About the Beans!

I first tried a black bean brownie at the Des Moines Farmer’s Market.  I loved the idea of adding black beans to the brownies to give it that extra boost of protein and fiber.  After looking around and trying to duplicate the great brownie I tasted at the market, I came upon this little gem.  It tastes deliciousContinue reading “Black Bean Brownies – No One Will Know About the Beans!”

Chickpea Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies – You Must Try!

This is a recipe I adapted from Jessica Seinfeld’s book, Deceptively Delicious.  My original intent was to make these for the kids adding a healthy twist to the normal chocolate chip cookie.  Adding the chickpeas is great way to add protein and fiber.  Plus I added the flax seed meal and wheat germ for a little extra healthContinue reading “Chickpea Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies – You Must Try!”

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