Saturday, April 18, 2015

Semi Homemade Blueberry Cinnamon Bar Recipe

This is the easiest recipe in a hurry and it's semi homemade. Adding fresh blueberries will make all the difference.

 Semi Homemade Blueberry Cinnamon Bar Recipe

Here is all you need:

1 box blueberry muffin mix made to package instructions
1 cup fresh blueberries
cinnamon and sugar mixture for topping
Mix the blueberry muffin mix to package instructions and fold in 
1 cup fresh blueberries.
Grease a brownie sized pan 12 x 9 and pour the mixture into the pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Bake at 350 preheated oven until middle is set around 25 to 30.
Cool and cut into squares.

Note: for cinnamon sugar add 2  tablespoons cinnamon to 1/2 cup sugar and place in a plastic zip lock bag and shake until blended.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Taco Salad Bowls Recipe

I love creative and pretty foods. This was so easy I just couldn't believe how perfect, fast and fun to make and eat!

You will find these pans in the link below in kitchen and baking sections for Amazon online stores. 

Taco Salad Bowl Recipe:

2 pounds ground beef of turkey
1 can refried beans
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon granulated garlic 
olive oil
cooking spray
Tortilla Shells homemade recipe click here
Garnish: shredded lettuce, grape tomatoes, sour cream, shredded mexican blended cheeses, sliced olives, jalapeno pepper sliced, avocado chunks
Optional: homemade salsa or store bought

salt , pepper and cayenne pepper to taste

In a medium size fry pan saute the beef in 2 tablespoons olive oil with chili powder, garlic, cumin until all the pink is gone. Drain the oil off. Stir in the refried beans and heat through.
Set aside.
Preheat the oven at 400 degrees. Line the baking bowls with tortilla to package directions and bake until crispy. I spray my shells with a cooking oil spray which makes them even crispier.
Line the tortilla with bean mixture top with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, cheese and any of the above mentioned garnishes you like.