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Tortilla Snack Strips

Tortilla-Strips

Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter, melted 6 flour tortillas (8 inches) 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion salt or onion powder dash to 1/8 inch cayenne pepper, optional Directions: Brush butter over one side of each tortilla. Combine the seasonings; lightly sprinkle 1/4 tsp over each tortilla. Make two stacks of tortillas, with three in each stack. Using a serrated knife, cut each stack into nine thin strips. Place in an ungreased 15x10x1 baking sheet. Bake…

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Chocolate Orange Protein Balls

Chocolate-Orange-Protein-Balls

Serves 5 3/4 cup almonds 1/2 cup walnuts 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 16 pitted dates 1/2 orange, juiced Unsweetened shredded coconut Soak dates in water for 20 min. Combine all dry ingredients in a food processor and process til you get a crumb like consistency. Add dates and process again. When you squeeze the mixture it should start to stick. If not add two more dates. Add orange juice and process again. Form dough into 15 small balls. Each…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate-Peanut-Butter-Bars

Serves 6 3/4 cup gluten free oats 1/2 cup dates, chopped 2 tbsp natural peanut butter 1 tbsp ground flaxseed 1/3 cup almonds 1/2 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp raw cacao powder 1/8 cup sunflower kernels 1/4 cup water Grease and line the base and sides of a loaf pan with parchment paper. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl except flax and cacao. In a blender, blend the water, dates, coconut oil, cacao, flax and peanut butter until smooth.…

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Spiced Honey Pretzels

Spiced-Honey-Pretzels

Ingredients: 4 cups thin pretzels 3 tbsp honet 2 tsp butter, melted 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp chili powder Directions:: Line a 15x10x1 baking pan with foil; coat the foil with cooking spray. Place pretzels in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine the honey, butter, onion powder and chili powder. Pour over pretzels; toss to coat evenly. Spread into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes, stirring once. Cool on a wire rack, stirring gently…

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Cajun Popcorn

Cranberry-Chutney

Ingredients: 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp pepper 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tbsp canola oil 3 quarts popped popcorn Directions: In a small bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients; set aside. In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium for 1 minute; add seasonings. Cook and stir over low heat for 1 minute. Place the popcorn in a large bowl; add…

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Gelatin Molds

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Ingredients: 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin 3/4 cup boiling water 3/4 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce 1 medium navel orange, peeled and finely chopped Directions: In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in cranberry sauce and orange. Pour into four 1/2 cup molds coated with cooking spray. Chill for 3-4 hours or until set. Unmold and serve. Yield 4 servings Please follow and like us:…

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Sangria Gelatin Ring

Sangria-Gelatin-Ring

Ingredients: 2 package (3 ounces, each) lemon gelatin 1 1/2 cups boiling white wine or white grape juice 2 cups club soda, chilled 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 1/2 cup green grapes, halved Directions: In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water or grape juice; cool for 10 minutes. Stir in club soda; refrigerate until set but not firm, about 45 minutes. Fold in the berries and…

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Herb Tortilla Chips

Herb-Tortila-Chips

Ingredients: 2 tsp grated Parmesan Cheese 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp dried parsley flakes 1/2 tsp dried rosemary, crushed 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/8 tsp kosher salt dash pepper 2 flour tortillas (6 inches) 2 tsp olive oil Directions: In a small bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. Brush tortilla with olive oil; cut each tortilla into 6 wedges. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Arrange in a single layer on a…

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Sweet ‘n’ Salty Popcorn

Sweet-N-Salty-Popcorn

Ingredients: 10 cups air-popped popcorn 1 tbsp butter 5 tbsp instant vanilla pudding mix 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract dash salt Directions: Place popcorn in a large bowl. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt butter, whisk in the pudding mix, corn syrup, vanilla and salt until smooth. Microwave, uncovered for 45 seconds or until bubbly. Pour over popcorn; toss to coat. Spread in a 15x10x1 baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 250 degrees…

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Mini Rice Cake Snacks

Mini-Rice-Cakes

Ingredients: 3 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese 1/4 cup orange marmalade 24 miniature honey-nut or cinnamon-apple rice cakes 2 medium fresh strawberries, sliced 3 tbsp fresh blueberries 3 tbsp mandarin orange segments 3 tbsp pineapple tidbits Directions: In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and marmalade until blended. Spread over rice cakes; top with fruit. Yield: 2 dozen Nutritional Facts: One serving (3 rice cakes) equals 81 calories, 2g fat Please follow and like us:…

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Lo-cal Apple Snack

Ingredients: 4 medium golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and cut into rings 1/2 cup apple juice 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp grated lemon peel Directions: In an ungreased 11×7 microwave safe dish, arrange apples in two rows. Pour the apple juice over apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon and lemon peel. Cover and microwave on high for 4 1/2 minutes or until apples are tender, turning after 1 1/2 minutes. Yield: 4 servings. Please follow and like us:…

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