I always want to offer and make easy, simple and healthy alternatives to my family, and this recipe is just the perfect example of why I love to cook.
My grandmother use to make this picadillo with lots of red meat, and I love it don’t get me wrong, but one day I decide to make it more simple and healthier for me and my family.
Just changing some ingredients and substituting the red meat with turkeywas enough to make the picadillo a great and healthy meal. I do love to cook with turkey and is present even in our hamburgers, yes I made turkey patties from scratch and is one of our favorite every Sunday.
Turkey is really good for you not only is a lean protein, in fact, turkey is a very versatile protein. It absorbs the flavor of spices and sauces providing a lean protein canvas for favorite recipes. In many cases, using turkey can mean a healthier dish with fewer calories.
So I did a turkey recipe remix of my grandmother’s recipe, and let me tell you everybody love it so much that it has become a favorite of us on Tuesday night, I know many of you will say that Tuesdays are for tacos, but in my house Tuesdays are for Turkey not only is super delicious but it is so versatile. I made my picadillo with ground turkey but you can also use turkey sausage, is equally delicious.
Heat a pot over medium heat, add onions and bell pepper, cook for 3 minutes, then add the ground turkey and cook for about 5 minutes, moving constantly.
Add the rest of the ingredients, mix until well combine, cover the pot and cook for 20 minutes over low heat. This slow cooking process is very important for the potatoes and turkey to absorb all the delicious flavors. Remember to check the salt before serving and you can always serve with a side of salad
The month of February is calling the color red every day, not only for a special day but for the hold month we are having a red theme. And of course, a delicious bundt is a must this month.
So for this time we try our best to make all red theme bundt cakes, my go to has to be this delicious cherry bundt, that is so easy and so great for this month. You are not going to believe how different and unique this cake is.
So if you are in the mood for more red, delicious and decadent dessert, I highly recommend you to try my and all the recipes we bring for you this month.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease and flour a bundt pan.
Cream butter and sugar for 5 minutes, add eggs one by one and cream for another 5 minutes.
In a bowl, mix flour, jello, baking soda and powder, salt and lime zest.
Add dry ingredients to the cream and sugar mixture, alternating with the buttermilk, add cherries by hand and mix well until incorporated.
Pour in the baking pan and bake.
Once ready let it cool for 20 minutes, remove from the pan and place in a cooling rack to cool completely.
My cake took only 45 minutes, so check yours, about 5 minutes before time ends, remember every oven is diferent.
Every year we try to come out with different ways to add more nutrients and fiber to our diets, and let me tell you is difficult to keep the promises and sometimes I just give up.
But this year is completely different, I mark my calendar, put my goal and I start working on my diet and my exercise routine.
This recipe is one of my favorites, and let me tell you steel cup oats are underappreciated, these delicious oats are pack with fiber, and excellent to keep you full longer, and have more energy during the day.
I love to make it and add different fruit and flavors, this one, in particular, is cinnamon but you can add vanilla extract, or use almond or coconut milk, there are so many different ways to make, you will never go bored.
So if you are looking for different recipes to add to your list and start your healthy journey, here we have some delicious options just for you.
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Have you ever wonder in the aisles of the super market looking for an alternative to your everyday menu? Well I’m, and don’t get me wrong I love to cook but sometimes I need an easy alternative to our dinner.
Luckily for me I found the perfect and better alternative, no more junk food for us on those days. My go-to meal has to be the delicious frozen meals from Stouffer’s specially the most amazing lasagna I have ever had, the Family Size Lasagna with Meat & Sauce. It is incredible good and let me tell you as a lover of all things Italian, this lasagna is definitely at all times in my freezer.
What I love the most about Stouffer’s is the has recently announced its new “Kitchen Cupboard” commitment. This new initiative focuses on shortening and simplifying recipes that only include ingredients that consumers can recognize and can find at home, like vine-ripened tomatoes, freshly made pasta, and real mozzarella.
And over the next few years, consumers will see Kitchen Cupboard renovations across existing and new products.
The guidelines include:
Using ingredients that consumers trust and recognize, like what they would use in their own home kitchens, with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives
Working on simplified recipes that result in great taste with fewer ingredients
Offering recipes that provide consumers with the same, or better, dining experience at a good value
So you have to be sure and thrust in the quality of the Stouffer’s products. With this delicious lasagna I decided to make a simple but perfect salad. This simple spinach salad wich my younger daughter love to make with me and you can’t image how well the salad and the lasagna go together.
So don’t worry anymore or wonder in every aisle corner, heat over to the freezer section and grab a Family Size Lasagna with Meat & Sauce to enjoy with your family and don’t forget to make my spinach salad.
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Easy spinach salad, the perfect pair for the Family Size Lasagna with Meat & Sauce.
In a bowl mix all the veggies, and season with lemon juice, salt, pepper and olive oil.
This salad is also perfect with any kind of dressing you like.
You can add avocado, cucumber, or any other veggie you would want.
Remeber to follow the instructions in the package of the Stouffer's lasagna before heating.
What is the one thing you love the most on a holiday weekend? Well I love to spend lots of time with my family and make a delicious breakfast, specially when the day is cool and we can wear our pajamas all day.
In a general term, my family loves to have cinnamon rolls, but they take so much time and by the time they are done my girls already had something else to eat. But I came across a wonderful product the other day during my grocery shopping, cinnamon rolls from Immaculate Baking Co. their amazing products are organic, gluten-free, wholesome products that you can find in you local grocery store, or just click Here. I love how easy they are to use and belive me you can trust 100% in the quality of the products.
I made this cinnamon rolls in a completely different way, so I made a pull apart bread, and it was a hit, everybody love how different and delicious this bread was, the special ingredient of course is the cinnamon rolls and I want to encourage you to check more recipes from Immaculate Baking Company Hereand if you are interested in any one of the recipes just remember that we hae more products you can try.
But don’t forget about my delicious pull apart bread, it has a pumpkin cheese cake kind of filling that is great to make it more in to the season, not only for a great breakfast you can make it to serve as a dessert after a you Thanksgiving dinner.
I love a delicious dinner specially on a Sunday, but what I love the most is a good side dish that complement well with any main dish we are having. Today I’m sharing with you my all time favorite side dish and the best part is, that it can be use as a delicious breakfast or as a snack with a cup of coffee in the afternoon.
But today is all about side dishes, I must say that the tittle of my recipe is a little bit confuse but don’t worry it will make sense soon.
This corn bread is my favorite recipe, and I always add or change some of the ingredients to make it fresh every time, my family loves it so much that I make it once a week, wich is a lot, but you know, I love to make my family happy.
Hope you love and please let me know how you like it.
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Who doesn’t love a good cookie this time of the year? Specially a Peanut butter cookie, and the best part is I have an easy and super delicious one for you. I totally love how we start this month, you can’t deny that when the weather turns cool is just the perfect time to bake some goodies.
Let me tell you about this cookies, personally I love peanut butter so much, just like the name is nutty and great over toast, but the smell of the cookies baking is just amazing, my hold house had a warm and incredible delicious smell, adictive and amazing.
I encourage you to make and enjoy the cookies, and as soon you finish them all, come and tell me how you like them.
Foodie Extravaganza is a monthly food fest, where a group of bloggers all create and share a recipe around one of the monthly food ‘holidays’ as detailed in The Nibble. This month Sneha fromSnehas Recipeis hosting, Peanut Butter is our theme. Posting day is always the first Wednesday of each month. If you are a blogger and would like to join our group and blog along with us, come join our Facebook page Foodie Extravaganza. We would love to have you! If you’re a spectator looking for delicious tid-bits check out our Foodie Extravaganza Pinterest Board! Looking for our previous parties? Check them out HERE. Check out these great Peanut Butter submissions!
This is just the most simple, delicious, low in sugar cinnamon you’ll find, is just perfection in a bite.
And I have the challenge to make any recipe with pumpkin and happened the I have a can of pumpkin puree, I need it to use it ASAP, this theme was perfect for me.
So, I made this amazing rolls, not your typical cinnamon roll, no, this is beyond that.
I personally love this recipe, because, is very low in sugar, so when you eat this rolls is not gonna be over sweet.
And the best part you can eat it with or without a frosting.
I hope you love them as much as I and enjoy at any hour of the day.
One of the things that bring up memories of Autumn is Pumpkins! Whether it be a family trip to the pumpkin patch or the first time you sipped a pumpkin spice latte. We are excited to share with you this collection of amazing Pumpkin themed posts from many of our outstanding members here in the Social Fabric community. We know that you will enjoy them and hope that you can create some new fall memories for yourself and the ones you love.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the yeast and the warm water, let it rest for 5 minutes, then on low speed add honey, eggs, and butter, still, on low speed add salt and the flour 1 cup ad the time until the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
Once ready, place the dough in a lightly flour surface, roll out to form a rectangle, then start with the filling, first spread the pumpkin puree and after that sprinkle the cinnamon, brown sugar and the pecans. Roll in the dough and cut in 1" pieces, about 30 small pieces or 22 medium pieces, that is up to you. Place in a grease baking dish. Cover with a towel and let it rise for 20 minutes in a warm place.
Before baking spread some melted butter.
And we are back, yes we are and this time we have the most delicious and sweet cookies inspired by all things Autumn. Yes, the flavors and smells of the most amazing season of the year.
For you today I made a different and easier way to make your cookies fo this season. Perfectly bake and flavor with warm cinnamon and crunchy pecans. These cookies are the best options when you need to make a bunch for a party or a gathering with friends.
I bake the hold batch of cookies on a single cookie sheet, to make it easier and fast for me and for you, I was actually in a little hurry and I need to experiment a little with my cookies, you know sometimes you have to. But the end result is very delicious, just keep in mind that you must cut the cookies when hot, otherwise, it can be too difficult.
One of the best things about fall–in addition to sweaters and football–is all of the delightful seasonal themes that come to mind for baking. Pumpkin, apples, late summer and early fall harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving…. They are all fun and delicious to play around with, so check out what we have for you this month!
You can also use us as a great resource for cookie recipes. Be sure to check out our Pinterest Board and our monthly posts (you can find all of them here at The Spiced Life). You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter and sugar, add the vanilla extract. In a bowl mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and pecans.
Add the eggs, mix until well combine and then add the dry ingredients, beat until the dough comes together.
Place some parchment paper to a 9x13 baking sheet, and place the dough, cover the hold sheet and make sure it is even.
Bake for 20 minutes, take it out of the oven and cut in 18 pieces, do not remove from the baking sheet. Place in the oven again and bake for 10 more minutes or until golden brown.
I love, love, love this month theme, you know why? Because it give me the opportunity to share a delicious quick bread with figs, and I do love figs, and I think we must make more and more recipes with this delicious fruit. And this is the perfect opportunity for me to give you a great idea to start your adventure in the fig world.
Like I said before I love figs, and I think one of the reasons is, that in my home country we use them in many recipes. I will make my goal to share as many recipes as I can for this holiday season with figs.
So don’t worry enjoy the recipe and please make sure to comment to let me know what kind of recipe with figs, you’ll like next.
This month’s for BreadBakers’, we are baking bread with fall fruits and vegetables, for example, apples, grapes, pears, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, acorn squash, butternut squash etc. Our host of the month is Pavani at Cook’s Hideout. Check out what the Bread Bakers have come up with Fall Fruits & Vegetables.
#BreadBakers is a group of bread loving bakers who get together once a month to bake bread with a common ingredient or theme. You can see all our of lovely bread by following our Pinterest board right here. Links are also updated after each event on the #BreadBakers home page.
We take turns hosting each month and choosing the theme/ingredient. If you are a food blogger and would like to join us, just send Stacy an email with your blog URL to email@example.com
Figs Quick Bread #BreadBakers
Delicious and easy quick bread. It will make you love figs instantly.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, add eggs one by one and the vanilla extract.
In a bowl mix flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, lemon zest and figs. Alternate dry ingredients with the sour cream beat until combine well.
Prepare a baking pan of your choice, add the mixture and bake. Cool on a rack completely before cutting.
You can make little loaf cakes to give away for the holidays, it is the perfect good gift.