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Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in Food

Open-Faced Apricot-Chipotle Chicken Club

Open-Faced Apricot-Chipotle Chicken Club

This was a bit different for me as I’m not totally on the chipotle wagon, but I’m up for just about anything and I really love apricot jam. Thanks again to Cooking Light Magazine for inspiring me to try new things! To make the spread for the sandwich you need these things: Chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce, mayo, and apricot preserves. Put ’em in a bowl… … and mix ’em all up. I’ve never used my oven to toast toast before (that’s what toasters are for), but again, open to trying new things! Not too evenly toasted I have to say. Put 2 slices of sharp cheddar one each and broil until melted. Place spread and lettuce on top. The one in the far corner is Ella’s… her spicy taste buds haven’t kicked in just yet! Top lettuce with roasted chicken and crumbled bacon. These are my and Ella’s plates. Really good and healthy...

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Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Food

Apple Brie Quesadilla

Apple Brie Quesadilla

I found this recipe awhile back in Cooking Light Magazine. I don’t tend to follow it to the letter and so here is how I make this light and easy quesadilla. Spread half of a tortilla (burrito size) with dijon mustard. Spread an ounce of brie on top. Place slices of a Fuji apple on top. The original recipe calls for arugula but I don’t like arugula much so I use spinach instead. Pepper that sucker up! I love my press. Fold the tortilla in half and grill until lightly brown and cheese is melted....

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