Month: November 2016

Springtime Veggie Pasta Primavera

Ingredients:  1 lb farfalle pasta (or pasta cut of your choice)  2 cups fresh broccoli florets  2 cups asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 2-in pieces  1 large sweet pepper, diced  1 medium onion, diced  4 cloves garlic, minced  3 tablespoons olive oil  1 cup fresh spinach, roughly chopped  1 cup frozen peas  1 cup

Orange Crush Cupcakes

Ingredients:  Cupcake:  1 box White Cake Mix  3 Egg Whites  1/4 cup Vegetable Oil  1 cup Orange Crush  5 tbsp Orange Gelatin  Mix Frosting:  1 cup softened Butter  3 cup Powdered Sugar  1 tbsp Orange Crush  2 tbsp Orange Gelatin Mix Read more on: Orange Crush Cupcakes @ cincyshopper.com

Nutella Stuffed Double Chocolate Muffins

Ingredients:  3 cups (375g) plain flour  3/4 cup (170g) caster sugar  2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon baking soda  1/4 teaspoon salt  1/4 cup (25g) cocoa powder  1 cup (175g) chocolate chips  1 large egg, room temperature  1 cup (240ml) buttermilk  1/2 cup (100ml) vegetable oil  1 teaspoon vanilla extract  12 – 24 teaspoons Nutella

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cheese Ball

Ingredients:  1/2 cup butter, softened  1/2 cup light brown sugar  1/2 cup peanut butter  1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened  3/4 cup powdered sugar  1 teaspoon vanilla  1 1/2 cups Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, chopped  1/2 cup Reese’s Pieces Read more on: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cheese Ball @ whatscookinglove.com

Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

Ingredients:  1 1/2 cup cake flour  1 tsp baking powder  1/8 tsp baking soda  1/4 tsp salt  1 C sugar  1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened  2 large egg  1 large egg whites  1/2 tsp vanilla extract  1/3 C whole milk  1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice Read more on: Cherry Limeade Cupcakes @ eatingonadime.com

Cranberry Orange Cheese Ball

Ingredients:  16 ounces cream cheese, softened  1 cup craisins  2 teaspoons orange zest  1 Tablespoon orange juice  ½ cup powdered sugar  Coating:  1 cup chopped candied pecans  ½ cup craisins  1 Tablespoon orange zest Read more on: Cranberry Orange Cheese Ball @ chef-in-training.com

Strawberry Lime Cupcakes

Ingredients:  Lime Cake:  1 box white cake mix  4 egg whites  1/3 cup oil  1/2 cup buttermilk  1/4 cup lime juice  1/2 cup sour cream  Zest of 4 limes  Strawberry Buttercream:  1 cup butter, softened  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  3 teaspoons strawberry gelatin (Jello powder)  4-5 cups powdered sugar Read more on: Strawberry Lime Cupcakes @ yourcupofcake.com

Cheesy Beef Goulash

Ingredients:  2 lbs ground beef  3 tsp minced garlic  3 cups water  2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce  2 (15-ounce) cans diced tomatoes  2 TB Italian seasoning  3 bay leaves  3 TB soy sauce  1 TB seasoned salt  2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked  1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Read more on: Cheesy Beef Goulash @ lilluna.com

New York Cheesecake Cookies

Ingredients:  1 1⁄4 cup graham crackers, finely crushed (1 sleeve)  1 cup flour  1 1⁄2 tsp baking powder  1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened  1⁄2 cup brown sugar, packed  1 egg, separated  3 oz cream cheese, softened  1⁄4 cup granulated sugar  2 tsp lemon zest 1⁄2 tsp vanilla extract Read more on: New York

M&M Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Ingredients:  M&M Cake:  1 box white or yellow cake mix  3 eggs  1/3 C. oil  1 C. milk or buttermilk  1/2 C. sour cream or plain yogurt  1 Tbsp. vanilla extract  1 C. mini M&M’s  Peanut Butter Frosting:  1/2 C. smooth peanut butter  1/2 C. butter, softened  2 tsp. vanilla extract  3-4 C. powdered sugar