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Veggie Tortilla Pinwheels

It's a Krazy Life - Veggie Tortilla Pinwheels

Ingredients: 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 4 tsp ranch salad dressing mix 1 package (2 1/4 ounces) dried beef, chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh broccoli 1/2 cup chopped fresh cauliflower 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives 5 flour tortillas (8 inches), room temperature Salsa, optional Directions: In a large, beat cream cheese and salad dressing mix until blended. Stir in beef, broccoli, cauliflower, onions and olives. Spread over tortillas; roll up tightly and wrap…

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In Appetizers/ Mexican/ Recipes

Beefy cheese nachos

Beefy cheese nachos 2 lbs velveeta cheese 1 lb lean ground beef (cooked and drained) 2 cans diced Rotel tomatoes with chilies 2 tbsp worcestshire say enough Large bag of tortilla chips Combine cooked meat, Rotel tomatoes, worcestshire sauce in large skillet or crockpot on medium heat. Add cubed velveeta cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Serve immediately or turn crockpot down to low to keep the sauce warm. Please follow and like us:…

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Seven layer Mexican dip

Seven layer Mexican dip 1 can (16 oz) refried beans 1 pkg (1.25 oz) taco seasoning mix 1 container (8oz) sour cream 1 container (8oz) refrigerated guacamole 1 cup salsa (mild) 1 can (4oz) sliced green chilies 2 green onions diced or minced Tortillas chips Combine beans and seasoning mix. Spread bean mixture on a platter. Top with sour cream, guacamole, cheese, salsa, chilies and green onion. Serve with chips. Can be prepared up to 2 hours ahead and refrigerate…

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Cheater Hummus

Cheater Hummus 1 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 2 TBSP natural peanut butter 2 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp cumin 1/4- 1/2 tsp salt (to taste) 2 TBSP lemon juice 2 TBSP olive oil throw all ingredients in a food processor and whirl away until nice and smooth.  You can adjust the ingredients to taste or add more or less olive oil to control the fat count.  If it is too thick, stream in a little water and…

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Cheese Ball

Cheese Ball   8 oz Velveeta Cheese 6 oz Cream Cheese 2 oz Blue Cheese   Mix together until creamy   Roll in a mixture of: ½ Cup chopped Walnuts 1 TB Dried Parsley 1TB Dill Weed 1 tsp Garlic or Onion Powder   Refrigerate until cheese is set Please follow and like us:…

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LOADED BAKED POTATO DIP

LOADED BAKED POTATO DIP INGREDIENTS: 16 oz sour cream 16 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 2 cups) 1/3 cup thinly slicked scallions or chives DIRECTIONS: combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving to allow flavors to meld together. garnish with extra cheddar cheese, crumbled bacon and chopped chives. Serve with your favorite potatoe chips or pretzel crisps. Dip can be stored in an airtight…

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In Appetizers/ Breakfast/ Recipes

Granola

Granola 10 cups oats 1 cup ground flax seed 1/2 lb. shredded coconut 2 cups raw sunflower seeds 1 cup sesame seeds 3 cups chopped almonds, pecans, walnuts or combination 1 1/2 c. brown sugar  or sucanat, maple syrup or honey 1  c. water 1 c. coconut oil 1/2 c. molasses 1 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp.cinnamon 3 tsp. vanilla Raisins or other dried fruits chopped if necessary Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a large bowl combine oats, flax…

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In Appetizers/ Fruit/ Recipes/ Salads

Auntie Dawn’s Fruit Salad

Fruit Salad 1 large banana diced 1/2 cup crushed pineapple 1/2 cup peaches, fresh, frozen or canned 1 Tbsp lemon juice dash salt 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese 1/4 cup grated carrots 1 pkg lemon jello 2 cups boiling water Blend together fruits, lemon juice, salt and sugar. Dissolve jello in boiling water. Cool. when cool blend in fruit mixture, cheese and carrots. Pour into pan and chill. Top with fruit dressing (recipe follows) Fruit dressing: 1/2…

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Creamy fruit salad

Creamy fruit salad 1 pkg (3.4oz) Jello Vanilla Pudding (instant) 1 cup cold orange juice 2 nectarines or peaches, chopped 2 cups halved fresh strawberries 2 cups cantaloupe chunks (1 inch) 2 cups seedless watermelon chunks (1 inch) 1 cup blueberries 1 cup seedless green grapes Beat pudding mix and orange juice in large bowl with whisk for 2 minutes. Add fruit and toss to coat. Please follow and like us:…

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In Appetizers/ Fruit/ Recipes/ Salads/ Side Dishes

Candied Ginger Cranberry Relish

Candied Ginger Cranberry Relish 3 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 cup sugar 1 Tbsp finely grated candied ginger 1/2 cup water Combine berries, sugar, ginger and water in medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally until most of the cranberries have popped. About 2 minutes. Then let cool. Please follow and like us:…

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Cheeseball

Cheeseball mix together: 2 8oz packages of cream cheese 2 tsp bon apetite seasoning 1/2 tsp regular mustard 3 green onions chopped chopped walnuts (enough to cover cheese ball) Roll cheese ball around in chopped walnuts on wax paper until covered.  Chill 2 hours and serve with Wheat Thins or your choice of crackers Please follow and like us:…

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