Category Archive: Drop Dead Kick Ass Recipes

Apr 14

Lemon Blueberry Cake from Sally’s Baking Addiction –

Lemon blueberry cake

This cake is perfect for a spring day. The layers are very flat but do not worry, it will be wonderful!! Ingredients: CAKE 1 cup (230g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1 and 1/4 cups (250g) granulated sugar 1/2 cup (100g) packed light brown sugar 4 large eggs, at room temperature1 1 Tablespoon vanilla …

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Mar 18

No Sour Cream ! No Worry March – Substitutes Galore

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1. Dairy Free Sour Cream Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 tsp. sea salt 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. garlic clove/ garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder Directions: Blend the all the ingredients using a mixer ensuring that you scrap the sides to get a fine …

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Feb 10

Hot in 2014: Tea rules

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Tea continues to outshine coffee as the in drink. Even Starbucks is switching gears and is opening up Tea Bars.

Feb 06

Hot in 2014: I say Teff you say Freekah . Bye Bye Quinoa


Freekah and Teff are ancient grains. Currently they can be found in your local health food stores but these grans  are moving into the mainstrean. How to eat Teff Grains                       How to eat Freekeh Just cook the freekeh and add to your pasta or …

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Jan 26

Bored in January – Panera Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Serves: 6-8 6 cups chicken broth 2 chicken breast halves (cooked, boneless and cubed) 1 (6 ounce) package long grain and wild rice blend, quick cooking version (You will use the seasoning packet. I used Uncle Bens roasted chicken flavor) 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup butter (12 tbsp. or a …

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Jan 26

A Healthy Superbowl Dip and it is Tasty! Greek Layer Dip

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Greek Layered Dip With Pita Chips Recipe courtesy Sandra Lee for Food Network Magazine Lady Chow Chow suggests a wider bowl for serving. The layers get lost in a tall bowl. You can’t get to the bottom! Prep Time:10 minInactive Prep Time: — Cook Time:10 min Level: Easy Serves: 10 servings Ingredients 1 14-ounce package …

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Jan 26

Drop Dead Kick Ass Anaheim Shrimp Scampi – Healthy and Amazing A+++++

Shrimp Anaheim

OK! Lady Chow Chow loves to eat so it is easy to carry on about food. This recipe is a miracle. Low Cal, Low Carb and EASY but actually amazing! It has tons of flavor and you might even wake up and start craving it in the middle of the night.   Ingredients Scampi Butter, …

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Jan 24

Bored in January – Panera’s Cream Cheese Soup

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Ingredients: Servings: 4-6 Units: US | Metric 4 cups chicken broth 4 cups peeled and cubed potatoes 1/4 cup minced onion 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cut into chunks Directions: 1 Combine broth, potatoes, onion, and spices. 2 Boil on medium …

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Jan 20

Bored in January – Earl Grey Panna Cotta

Earl Grey

Earl Grey Panna Cotta   Recipe from Breakfast for Dinner makes 6 servings active time: 15 minutes H total time: 4 hours INGREDIENTS 1 packet unflavored gelatin 2 cups half-and-half 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 bags Earl Grey tea Peel from 1 lemon* *Use a vegetable peeler to remove large strips of the lemon peel. PREPARATION …

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Jan 16

Bored in January – Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes

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Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes   Recipe from Breakfast for Dinner makes 12 pancakes (3 to 4 servings) total time: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled to lukewarm, …

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