Honey Vanilla Granola

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I just love granola, and lately have been craving it. This is such a quick version that ends up being so yummy with the sweetness of brown sugar, honey and vanilla. It is pure simplicity, and sometimes that is just what you need. I love to eat it with yogurt, milk, sometimes both, and love to top it with fresh berries, jam or fruit. Enjoy this easy homemade granola recipe, you will be making more as soon as you run out! 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl whisk together egg whites, honey, oil, sugar, salt and
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Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad

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1. Rinse your garbanzo beans and kidney beans and place in large bowl. Set aside. 2. In a food processor place roughly chopped onions. Pulse about 3-4 times until uniform in size. Add the spinach and then pulse a few more times until blended, but still chunky. Add this mixture to the beans. Toss to combine. 3. In the same food processor, no need to rinse, place lime juice, honey, garlic,  cilantro, dijon mustard, cumin, pepper, salt, and olive oil. Blend until well blended. Add to the bean mixture and toss well to coat with dressing. 4. Serve alone as
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Roasted Tomato & Hatch Chile Salsa

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1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. On a large sheet tray place 12 tomatoes, garlic halves, chiles, and onions. Lightly drizzle veggies with olive oil and shake pan to toss well. Place in oven. 2. Cook for about 30 minutes, or until charred. The peppers will be done first. Remove them and place into plastic bags and zip shut. Return the tomatoes back to the oven until roasted and lightly browned. 3. Remove onions in a food processor and pulse to blend, leaving the onions slightly chunky, remove onions and place in a large bowl. Add tomatoes, and garlic in
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Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam

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Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam. Maybe I should just end the commentary right there. Bacon by itself is usually enough, right? What else could it possibly need? How about… a little maple syrup….straight from Vermont. We just had the opportunity to take a lovely family vacation to one of my favorite spots in the country. Vermont. I might call it, America’s biggest little secret. It is a hidden gem. We used to live in Boston  and would take road trips up that way…and dream about how we wanted to spend every summer for the rest of our lives in Vermont. Its
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Melon Sangria

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Sangria is such a beautiful cocktail. It is playful and fun with all the colorful edible fruit inside. I remember my very first taste of sangria occurred at the dreamy Hotel San Jose in Austin. I must have been barely 21, still in college and. it. was. magical Out on the patio with good friends. That is what sangria will always remind me of….good times outside with friends. It doesn’t matter if it is red, white, hot or cold. I knew right then and there that it would need to be in my repertoire, and it has been ever since. I
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Frozen Mojitos

Frozen Mojito

This recipe is inspired by my oldest sister, Abbey. She loves mint and has a pool therefore making her a mojito expert She has made them for several years, and about a 100 different ways…frozen, iced, no ice, mint in the ice. You get the picture. She was telling me the other day that she was taking my margarita recipe and turning it into mojitos….only Abbey! I love it. So I did some r&d in the kitchen and this is what I have come up with for a delicious summer frozen mojito recipe! Enjoy…you will LOVE these green beauties. Just
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Tomatillo Salsa

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My dear friend Juliana gave me this recipe years ago & it has been a staple in our home ever since. Since then we have had children and she is now known asSeñora Gile to our family. She comes over for spanish lessons & my boys adore her. That is how you know this recipe is amazing….she is Mexican, authentic. This recipe is the real deal. You will love it as everyone who tries it does! Enjoy! Tomatillo Salsa: 8 Large Tomatillos 2 cloves garlic 1 jalapeno (more or less depending on spicy level) 1 lime 1/3 cup cilantro 1
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Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas

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Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas 4 oz Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee 1/2 oz Cointreau 3 oz silver tequila   Sugar + Salty Rim 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp  sugar   Dip your glass in a bit of the lime juice, or run a cut lime around the edge of your glass and then gently plunge into the salt and sugar mixture in a shallow dish wide enough for your glasses of choice.   Directions: 1. Salt rims with lime and sugar salty mixture. 2. Place all ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until the container is cold through to your hands. Pour into
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Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee

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Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee 4 16 oz cases strawberries 3 limes 1/2  jalapeño Directions: 1. In a juicer place washed strawberries. Juice. Add the jalapeño to the juicer. taste first to see how hot it is. You may need to add more or you may need to add less. All jalapeños not created equal. By hand add the lime juice, or fully remove skin with knife and add to juicer. 2. Pour into jars with lids and drink within 3 days.   Excellent as Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas.    

Grapefruit Margarita

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This margarita is very cool and refreshing. Even if you do not like grapefruit, don’t let it fool you…you will enjoy this one. And you can’t beat that beautiful ballet slipper pink color that spills out into your glass. Enjoy! Grapefruit Margarita 3 oz ruby red grapefruit 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 oz vanilla simple syrup 1/2 cointreau 3.5 oz tequila   Sugar + Salty Rim 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp brown sugar   Dip your glass in a bit of the blood orange juice and then gently plunge into the salt and sugar mixture in a shallow dish wide
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