Fresh Fattoush Salad

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Ingredients

Vegetables for the Saladwrks4me_terry_tested-11

  • 1/2 to 1 head of romaine lettuce
  • 1 Large piece of Pita Bread (Toasted in the oven for 10 minutes
    at 275 degrees F)
    Break into bite size pieces
  • 1-2 medium tomatoes (seeded and diced)
  • 1-2 English cucumbers (diced)
  • 2-3 Radishes (sliced thin) Optional
  • 1/2 to 1 bunch of fresh mint (chopped)
  • 1/2 to 1 bunch of parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 to 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1/2 to 1 green bell pepper (diced)
  • 4 baby green onion (sliced)

Salad Dressing Vinaigrette

  • 2 garlic cloves (Finely minced)
  • 1-2 lemons juiced (I use 1 lemon)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp pomegranate (grenadine) molasses
  • 1 Tbsp sumac spice
  • 1/2 tsp of dry mint
  • 1/4 tsp salt and pepper each

Directions

  1. Mix all the vegetables together in a bowl
  2. Mix all the Salad Dressing Vinaigrette ingredients into a mixing jar and shake together to mix
  3. Add dressing to salad to taste

Enjoy

 

 

 

Dog Food Meat Loaf

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Dog Food Meatloaf

Had been looking for a good dog food and decided to make my own, so I looked on the web and put together a dog food that has balance and is appetizing to my dog (I tasted it myself and it tastes good).wrks4me_terry_tested-11

Ingredients

  • 4  lbs (1.8 kg) of ground chicken
  • 2 cups of frozen peas with carrots
  • 2 cups of combined frozen broccoli, snap peas (lightly steamed and chopped)
  • 2 cups of cooked brown rice with pearl barley (cook 1 cup of brown rice, 1 cup of pearl barley with 4 cups of water)
  • 1 large sweet potato (diced into small pieces) uncooked
  • 3 eggsDog Food Muffins

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together and spoon into muffin tins lined with silicon muffin liners or put into a meatloaf pan or into a roasting pan
  2. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F. or until  done
  3. Cool and then cut into pieces depending of the size of dog if using meatloaf or roasting pan.
  4. Put into the fridge or wrap and put them in the freezer until needed.

Dog Gone Goodness Dog Biscuits

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Dog Biscuits

Ingredients

Makes 25 to 50 individual, bite-size treats, depending on the size of your cookie. I used a shot glass to cut out the cookieswrks4me_terry_tested-11

  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2-3 eggs (depending on how to the dough holds together)
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C),
  2. Put all ingredients into a food processor is possible and pulse til all mixed.
  3. Roll out dough and use a small cookie cutter or as I used a shot glass to cut out cookies
  4. Place on a cookie sheet (I use one with a silicon pad)
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes
  6. Allow to cool and put into a airtight container

Feed one to Fido as a treat only

 

Scalloped Potatoes

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Ingredientswrks4me_terry_tested-11

  • 3-4 Russet or Yukon Gold Potatoes (sliced)
  • 1 TBSP butter
  • 2 Garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 TBSP flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese

Directions

  1. Put butter in pan and heat on medium-high heat (don’t burn the butter)
  2. Add minced garlic cloves and heat for a minute
  3. Add flour and whisk
  4. Add cup of milk and whisk til thickened
  5. Add  salt and pepper
  6. Pour sauce over sliced potatoes and sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese
  7. Back at 350 degree F. for 1 hour

Enjoy

Keto Friendly Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

 

Ingredientswrks4me_terry_tested-11

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Trivia Baking Blend (this contains some sugar), I use Whole Earth Baking Blend which uses 50% sugar
    or use 1/3 cup of Trivia Sugar Substitute or your favourite Sugar Substitute.
    (if you prefer to use sugar, use 1 cup instead of 1/2 cup of sweetener)
  • 1 egg
  • (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Mix together peanut butter, egg, sugar substitute and optional vanilla extract into a bowl
  2. Roll about a tablespoon each into balls and place on a baking sheet
  3. Use a fork dipped in water and lightly press the cookies down
  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  5. When baked, let them rest before eating as they will be soft
  6. I store them in the refrigerator

Enjoy

Old Fashioned Apple Pie

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Old Fashioned Apple Pie

Ingredientswrks4me_terry_tested-11

  • 4-8 apples 20 oz (I use Gala)
  • 2 Tablepoons of lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Crumble Topping

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup (packed) golden brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Directions

  1. Peel and slice apples and add lemon juice to prevent browning
  2. Combine all dry ingredients and toss together with apples
  3. Put into a prepared unbaked pie shell
  4. Top with pie pastry and add slits to allow steam to escape or top with a Crumble Topping.
  5. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes then turn down to 350 degees F for 45 minutes. If the edges are getting too brown, place strips of foil around the edge while baking.

Directions for Crumble Toppings

Mix together all ingredients until they resemble course meal and sprinkle on top of pie mixture

Pecan Snowball Cookies

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Pecan Snowball Cookies

Ingredientswrks4me_terry_tested-11

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
    (you can also toast them)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup of powdered icing sugar for coating cookies

Directions

  1. Put all ingredients (except icing sugar) into a bowl
  2. Mix all together with your hands
    (you can put in refrigerator for 1/2 hour if cookie mixture are too soft to roll into balls)
  3. Roll cookies by hand into 1 inch balls (1/2 Tablespoon)
  4. Place on a cookie sheet lined with either parchment paper or silicone pad
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
    Watch them carefully as they can burn
  6. After they are cooked, roll them hot into the icing sugar which will “melt” over them. Once they are cooled, rolled them again (gently) in powdered sugar. Store loosely covered.

To Toast Nuts: Place them in an ungreased baking pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. Let them cool and then chop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directions

  1. Put all ingredients (except icing sugar) into a bowl
  2. Mix all together with your hands
    (you can put in refrigerator for 1/2 hour if cookie mixture are too soft to roll into balls)
  3. Roll cookies by hand into 1 inch balls
  4. Place on a cookie sheet lined with either parchment paper or silicone pad
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
    Watch them carefully as they can burn
  6. After they are cooked, roll them hot into the icing sugar which will “melt” over them. Once they are cooled, rolled them again (gently) in powdered sugar. Store loosely covered.

 

To Toast Nuts: Place them in an ungreased baking pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. Let them cool and then chop

 

Bread Machine Crescent Rolls

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Crescent Rolls

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large Egg plus enough water to equal 1/2 cup
  • 2/3 cup Milk
  • 3/4 cup Butter or Margarine
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 4 cups Bread Flour
  • 2 3/4 Teaspoons Sugar

Egg Glaze

  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 Tablespoon Water

DOUGH DIRECTIONS

  1. Place dough ingredients in bread pan in the order listed
  2. Set on DOUGH setting, press START button. When cycle is completed, remove dough from bread pan.

SHAPING DIRECTIONS:

  1. Punch down dough, On a lightly floured surface, divide dough in half. Roll each half into a 18-inch circle. With sharp knife, cut each circle into 12 wedges. Starting with wide end, roll up tightly. Pinch point and ends to seal. Place rolls, 2 inched apart with point-side down onto a greased baking sheets. Curve ends to make crescent shape. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place, 20 to 30 minutes or until double in size.
  2. Beat together egg and water. Brush over crescents

BAKING DIRECTIONS:

  1. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until done.

 

Bread Machine Yummy Cinnamon Rolls

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INGREDIENTSwrks4me_terry_tested-11

  • 1 large Egg (plus enough water to equal 3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 2/3 cups Bread Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/4 Teaspoon Active Dry Yeast (I use Bread Machine Yeast)

Cinnamon-Raisin Filling (Raisins or optional)

  • 1/4 cup melted Butter or Margarine
  • 3/4 cup Raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar (or white sugar)
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons of Ground Cinnamon

ICING

  • 1 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1-2 Teaspoon Milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place dough ingredients in bread machine in the order listed
  2. Set on DOUGH setting, press START button. When cycle is complete remove dough from bread machine

SHAPING DOUGH

  1. Punch down dough and on a lightly floured surface, roll dough out to 12 X 16 inch rectangle. Brush with melted butter
  2. Combine remaining filling ingredients in bowl. Evenly sprinkle over butter dough. Starting with short end, roll dough up tightly, jelly-roll style. Pinch sides to seal. With sharp knife, cut into 12 equal pieces. Place in greased 9×13 inch baking pan. Cover, let rise in warm, draft-free place 45-60 minutes or until double in size

BAKING DIRECTIONS

  1. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 30-35 minutes or until done. Cool slightly in pan or wire rack
  2. Beat icing sugar, milk, vanilla together in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle together in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over warm rolls.