SUMMER RECIPE TUTORIAL

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Friday, December 5, 2008

SUMMER PIE

SUMMER PIE ..a great summer recipe to try ! Nice taste !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 envelope Dream Whip Whipped Topping Mix
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 (6 serving size) pkg. Jell-O Vanilla Pudding and Pie Filling
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 pre-baked or 8 inch graham pie shell
INSTRUCTIONS
Prepare whipped topping as directed on package, but add orange juice and rind to milk before beating.Follow preparation instructions on the Jell-O Instant Pudding and Pie Filling box, but reduce the amount of milk added to 1 1/2 cups. Stir in 1 cup of whipped topping.
Spoon mixture into pie shell. Spread remaining whipped topping evenly over the top. Cut thin orange slices and use as a garnish. The summer recipe is ready to serve...enjoy it !

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TINTO DE VERANO (SUMMER RED WINE-FROM SPAIN)

TINTO DE VERANO (SUMMER RED WINE-FROM SPAIN) ...a classic summer recipe from Spain...nice one !

INGREDIENTS
  • red wine (cheap is better since it's going to be mixed)
  • sparkling lemonade (Trader Joe's, Wholefoods, Casera, Fanta lemon)
  • ice
INSTRUCTIONS
Mix wine and sparkling lemonade half and half over ice. You can adjust the proportions depending on personal preference. Many people use more mixer if it is a hot day (it's more refreshing that way).Cook's Note: You can make your own substitute for sparkling lemonade
by squeezing fresh lemon juice, then add soda water and sugar or honey to taste. Add some grated lemon peel to add a brighter lemon taste. The summer recipe is ready to serve...enjoy it ! Cool !

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ONION & CHIVE LAYERED SUMMER SALAD

ONION & CHIVE LAYERED SUMMER SALAD ...another great summer recipe ! Try it !

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 2 cups sliced carrots or cauliflower
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 pound spinach leaves, torn into pieces
  • 3 slices bacon, crisply cooked
  • 1 cup onion and chive dressing
INSTRUCTIONS
In a 2 quart salad bowl, layer all ingredients except bacon and dressing; top with bacon.
Add dressing; cover and chill. And the summer recipe is ready to serve 6 persons...great salad ! Enjoy it !
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SUMMER BLEND PUNCH

SUMMER BLEND PUNCH ...a great summer recipes to try...

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 litres Sprite
  • water
  • lime juice
  • 335 ml frozen orange juice
  • 335 ml frozen pineapple juice
  • pint of cranberry juice

INSTRUCTIONS
1. In a large punchbowl, add whole cans of FROZEN, NOT THAWED orange juice and pineapple juice. Add 3 quarters of the Sprite, 3 teaspoons of lemon juice, 1/2 cup of water.
Using a hand blender, puree all frozen orange and pineapple juice together. When smooth, add a pint of cranberry juice.
Be sure all ingredients are well chilled before serving. The summer recipe is ready to serve...! Enjoy it !
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SUMMER SALAD

SUMMER SALAD ...a great summer recipe..try it !

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 2-3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 each yellow, red and green bell peppers
  • 1 small onion (optional)
  • 2 cups zesty Italian salad dressing
INSTRUCTIONS
Peel and thinly slice cucumbers, dice remaining ingredients. Combine all ingredients with salad dressing. Chill and the summer recipe is ready to serve. ! Enjoy !
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SUMMER RECIPES of FRUIT TART WITH EQUAL

SUMMER RECIPES of FRUIT TART WITH EQUAL

INGREDIENTS
36% calorie reduction from traditional recipe.
  • Pie Pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie
  • 1 package (8 oz.) reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful*
  • 1/3 cup vanilla flavored nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups assorted sliced or whole fresh fruit (sliced strawberries, peeled sliced kiwi, whole blueberries, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit
INSTRUCTIONS
Roll pastry on lightly floured surface into 11-inch circle. Place into 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Press pastry up side; trim excess. Pierce overall with tines of a fork. Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, Equal®, yogurt and extracts until well mixed. Spread evenly over bottom of cooled crust. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until firm.
Arrange fruit over cream cheese mixture. Place spreadable fruit in microwave safe container. Microwave on HIGH 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Carefully drizzle over fruit. Refrigerate tart at least 1 hour before serving. This great summer recipe of tart is ready to serve...great taste !
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SUMMER LIME CHICKEN BREAST STIR-FRY BROCCOLI

SUMMER LIME CHICKEN BREAST STIR-FRY BROCCOLI ...a great summer recipe to try ! Nice one !

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts - each 1/2 pound
  • 1/3 c olive oil
  • Juice of three limes
  • 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 3 tsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp each of salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 yellow peppers
  • 6 red peppers
  • 6 orange peppers

INGREDIENTS for the stir-fry:
  • 4 c fresh broccoli
  • 1/4 c chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp chili oil
  • 1 tsp sodium soy sauce
  • Garlic powder

INSTRUCTIONS
Mix all ingredients for the lime marinade together in a medium bowl. Add 1/3 cup olive oil, the juice of three limes, garlic, fresh cilantro, and salt and pepper.
Lay boneless chicken breasts between 2 sheet wax paper. Using a wooden mallet, pound each chicken breast gently to tenderize meat.
Place chicken breasts in lime marinade for a minimum of two hours - keep covered and chilled. (If you need to prepare dish in advance, you can marinate breasts overnight.) Cook chicken breast on grill pan, or in broiler for about 5 minutes on each side or until cooked just through.

In a wok over high heat, add sesame oil and chili oil and a dash of garlic powder. When oil is hot, lower heat to medium and toss in chopped walnuts and chopped fresh broccoli. Stir occasionally,
cooking for four more minutes. Add low sodium soy sauce and cover and cook for one more minute.
Serve lime marinated chicken breasts and broccoli with broiled red, yellow and orange peppers. The summer recipe is ready to serve....enjoy it ! Great !
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