Archive | January 2017

Not a big fan of breakfast? Brunch? Snacking?


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Clustered homemade granola with fresh fruit and Yogurt.

Delicious for breakfast/Brunch/Snack. I almost always have homemade granola made. The base is Instant Oats, honey, nuts. It goes with almost any fruit and yogurt dish. I used fresh blackberries, blueberries and strawberries all in season (can use frozen, thaw first and cut up) and reasonably priced.

Just add your favorite Yogurt in a bowl, add granola, fresh fruit and enjoy!

Cheryl “Cheffie Cooks” Wiser.

The Wiser Cook.

 

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Fruit Salsa with Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Chips

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This is such a fun dish and a great palate cleanser. Fresh fruits in Florida are readily available year round. You can use canned, fresh, frozen fruits to put this together very easily. I use watermelon chunks diced, kiwi diced, peaches diced, cantaloupe diced, pineapple diced, strawberries, blueberries, finely diced red onion, lime or lemon juice, dash of honey, use your favorites!

I butter both sides of the flour tortillas, cut into triangles, add cinnamon and sugar onto both sides and bake until crispy. Easy!

Hope you enjoy as much as we do!

The Wiser Cook

Maple Bacon Mini Meat Loaves

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These individual baked meat loaves can be frozen for quick weeknight meal. I use 2 pounds Lean Ground Beef, one small onion diced finely, 2 cloves of garlic minced, black pepper to taste, 2 beaten large eggs, 2 cups seasoned bread crumbs, 8 slices bacon (cut in half), 3 tablespoons maple syrup.

Mix ground beef, onion, garlic, eggs, bread crumbs, pepper in a large mixing bowl, form mini meatloaves and place on rimmed baking sheet pans, add 2 half slices of bacon to each loaf, brush on maple syrup. Bake @ 400 F for 45 minutes.

We love these with cheddar mashed potatoes and green beans!

Enjoy.

The Wiser Cook.