Italian Taco Salad

Italian Taco Salad

Italian Taco Salad
A zesty Italian dressing is drizzled on top of browned ground beef, two types of cheese, crushed tortilla chips, and mixed salad greens.

In a medium skillet over medium heat cook the ground beef until evenly browned.

Remove from heat and drain.

In a large bowl combine the ground beef tortilla chips mozzarella cheese Cheddar cheese and salad greens.

Toss with Italian dressing until evenly coated and serve.

Ben’s Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Ben's Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Ben’s Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Crispy breading on the outside and juicy chicken on the inside mean these homemade Buffalo chicken tenders are great as an appetizer, but try them in a sandwich for a yummy lunch.

Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Combine milk hot sauce and egg in a small bowl.

Combine flour bread crumbs salt and pepper in a second bowl.

Dredge chicken tenders in egg mixture then in flour mixture.

Fry in the hot oil until breading is crispy and chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear 6 to 7 minutes.

Pat dry on paper towels and let cool for 2 to 3 minutes before serving.

Slow Drunk Roasted Chicken

Slow Drunk Roasted Chicken

Slow Drunk Roasted Chicken
With big bold flavors, this roasted chicken cooks slowly in chicken stock and Australian style lager beer with garlic, potatoes, and carrots.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

Poke holes all over the orange with a fork and insert the orange into the cavity of the chicken.

Place the chicken into a deep roasting pan or Dutch oven and coat well with 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.

Place the potatoes garlic cloves carrots and onions all around the chicken and drizzle 1 more tablespoon of oil on the vegetables.

Dissolve the chicken bouillon in the water and pour into the pan with the beer.

Cover the pan.

Green Chile Stew with Pork

Green Chile Stew with Pork

Green Chile Stew with Pork
Pueblo tradition calls for the addition of corn or potatoes to this dish. It makes a wonderful filling for enchiladas. Serve with a big green salad and a pile of wheat tortillas.

In two to three batches, brown the pork in oil in a big skillet over medium-high heat.

Put the meat, celery, tomatoes, chilies, garlic, and other ingredients in a covered 3- to 4-quart casserole.

Stirring constantly over high heat to scrape up any browned bits on the bottom, add about 1 cup of chicken broth or water to the skillet in which the pork was cooked.

Bring to a boil.

Just enough additional water or broth should be added to the pot to barely cover the ingredients.

For about 1 1/2 hours, simmer the stew with the cover on until the meat is very tender.

To taste, add salt just before serving.

If the stew isn’t spicy enough, add some jalapeno salsa.

Hearty Vegetable Lasagna

Hearty Vegetable Lasagna

Hearty Vegetable Lasagna
This hearty vegetable lasagna is packed full of flavor from mushrooms, peppers, and onions. And it’s easy to make and is the perfect comfort food.

In a big pot of boiling water, cook lasagna noodles for 10 minutes, or until they are al dente.

Drain after rinsing with cold water.

In a large saucepan, heat the oil.

Cook and stir the mushrooms, green peppers, onion, and garlic for about 5 minutes, or until they are tender.

Bring to a boil while adding basil and pasta sauce.

Simmer for 15 minutes on low heat.

In a medium bowl, combine eggs, ricotta, and 2 cups mozzarella cheese while the sauce is simmering.

Set the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C).

Butter a 9×13-inch baking pan.

Raw Chia ‘Porridge’

Raw Chia 'Porridge'

Raw Chia ‘Porridge’
Chia seeds are mixed with banana, almond milk, and dates creating a tasty and sweet “porridge” that fits into the paleo and raw diet lifestyle.

In a bowl, put the chia seeds.

In a blender, combine banana, dates, almond milk, cinnamon, and salt.

Pour the smoothed-out mixture over the chia seeds while thoroughly stirring.

Allow mixture to sit for at least 15 minutes to thicken.

Add blueberries to the chia “porridge” after stirring.

Regular Chicken Soup

Regular Chicken Soup

Regular Chicken Soup
a straightforward, filling chicken soup with noodles. For a chilly winter afternoon, it’s ideal.

The chicken should be cooked in a big pot until it is tender and no longer pink.

Slice and drain.

Chicken diced should be added back to the big pot.

Water, egg noodles, celery, onion, and chicken bouillon should all be combined.

About 15 minutes of boiling the mixture while stirring occasionally.

Prior to serving, lower the heat and simmer for at least two hours.

Skinny Strawberry Milkshake

Skinny Strawberry Milkshake

Skinny Strawberry Milkshake
A guilt-free skinny strawberry milkshake – with only 4 ingredients – that both kids and adults will enjoy.

Fill an ice cube tray with 1/2 cup of milk, then freeze until solid.

Blend the milk, lime juice, strawberries, remaining 1/2 cup of milk, and vanilla in a blender until smooth.

Serve right away.

Guinness Corned Beef

Guinness Corned Beef

Guinness Corned Beef
A tasty St. Patrick’s Day staple, this corned beef with beer is covered in Irish stout and brown sugar before being braised in the oven until tender.

Set the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit (150 degrees C).

Brisket should be thoroughly rinsed, dried with paper towels, and placed on a rack in a Dutch oven or roasting pan.

Brisket should be covered in brown sugar.

To wet the sugar, gently pour beer all over the brisket.

Amelia’s Tuna Macaroni Salad

Amelia's Tuna Macaroni Salad

Amelia’s Tuna Macaroni Salad
This tuna macaroni salad features pasta, tuna, celery, onion, and peas bathed in a creamy dressing, then garnished with hard-boiled eggs and paprika.

Large pot of lightly salted water should be brought to a boil.

For about 8 minutes, cook elbow macaroni in boiling water while stirring occasionally until it is tender but still firm to the bite.

Drain and rinsing with cold water