Skinny Sweet and Spicy Caramelized Cashew Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

Skinny Sweet and Spicy Caramelized Cashew Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

 

Skinny Sweet and Spicy Caramelized Cashew Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

Ingredients
  • 1 pound chicken breasts, pounded thin, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips then chopped in half
  • 2-3 teaspoons freshly grated ginger*
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 heaping cup snow peas, ends trimmed

Marinade (optional for more tender/flavorful chicken)

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • Juice from 1 orange (approx. 2 tablespoons)

Sweet and Tangy Ginger Sauce

  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1-3 teaspoons sriracha/Asian hot red chili sauce**
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Light Breading

  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Garnish

See full instructions on: www.carlsbadcravings.com

 

Cashew Butterscotch Pudding Pie

Simple Sundays | Cashew Butterscotch Pudding Pie

 

Cashew Butterscotch Pudding Pie

Ingredients:

For the crust:

  • 10 sheets chocolate graham crackers
  • 3/4 cup roasted cashews
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

For the filling:

  • 1 envelope gelatin
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter (I prefer salted, but unsalted is good too)
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups Silk® cashewmilk, divided
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 egg yolks

For the cashew whipped cream:

  • 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup raw unroasted cashews
  • 1/2 cup Silk® cashewmilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

See full instructions on: www.sheknows.com

Potato Salad with Green Beans and Asparagus

POTATO SALAD WITH GREEN BEANS AND ASPARAGUS

Potato Salad with Green Beans and Asparagus

Ingredients:
  • 1 pound of new potatoes – I used about 15 small new potatoes.
  • 1 pound of green beans
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 2 Tbs minced red onion
  • 2 Tbs minced parsley
  • 1 large handful of walnuts
  • 4 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 large clove of garlic – put through a garlic press
  • 8 twists of black pepper

See full instructions on: greenvalleykitchen.com

Smores Brownie Pie

Smores Brownie Pie

Smores Brownie Pie

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick)
    2 ounces dark chocolate, coarsely chopped (I used Trader Joe’s 72% Pound Plus Bar)
    1/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
    2 large eggs
    1 cup granulated sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon instant espresso granules, optional but recommended
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
    about 8 ounces large marshmallows, enough to cover pan completely
    about 2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs (half of 1 graham cracker, crushed in your fist)

See full instructions on: www.averiecooks.com

 

Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

Ingredients:
  • 1 pound flank steak, cut across the grain into 1/8″ thin slices, then cut into 2” length pieces*
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

Stir Fry****

  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced then cut in half
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup Asian sweet chili sauce (like Mae Ploy)
  • 2 tablespoons mirin/sweet Japanese rice wine (looks likeTHIS) or dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon quality hoisin sauce like Lee Kum Kee or Kikkoman
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1-2 teaspoons sriracha/Asian hot chili sauce

Garnish

  • Green onons, chopped

See full instructions on: www.carlsbadcravings.com

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake

Ingredients

for the cake:
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 5 eggs, separated
    • 1 cup sugar, divided
    • 1/3 cup milk
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 1 can evaporated milk
    • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
    • 1/4 cup heavy cream*
for the icing:
    • 1 3/4 cup heavy cream*
    • 3 tbsp sugar
decoration:
  • 1/2 lb sliced strawberries

See full instructions on: www.ohsweetbasil.com

Scalloped Potatoes

scalloped potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small white or yellow onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 cups milk (I used 2% low-fat milk)
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, divided
  • 4 pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes, sliced into 1/8-inch rounds (and peeled beforehand, if desired)
  • 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup freshly-grated Parmesan cheese

See full instructions on: www.gimmesomeoven.com

Moon Cakes

Moon cakes

Moon Cakes

Ingredients

      Dough:

    • 150 g all purpose flour
    • 90 g golden syrup
    • 40 g vegetable oil (sunflower or peanut)

Filling:

    • 200 g grounded almond
    • 150 g confectioners’ sugar
    • 45 ml water
    • 2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder (30 g)

Egg wash:

  • 1 egg yolk beaten with 1 tbs water

See full instructions on: www.larecetadelafelicidad.com

 

Aloha Meatball Subs Sandwiches

ALOHA MEATBALL SUB SANDWICHES

Aloha Meatball Subs Sandwiches

Ingredients:
  • 4-6 hoagie/sub rolls (depends on size/how many meatballs will fit on roll)
  • 4 pineapple rings, cut in half
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

Meatballs

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup dry minced onion
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Aloha Pineapple Sauce

  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha/Asian hot chlii sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Easy Sweet Chili Aioli

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Asian/Thai Sweet Chili Sauce (like Mae Ploy)
  • A few dashes Sriracha/Asian hot chili sauce

Snow Pea Slaw

  • 12 snow peas, ends trimmed, thinly sliced and cut in half
  • 1 1/2 cups cabbage, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced and cut in half
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

See full instructions on: www.carlsbadcravings.com

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted (about 5 1/2 tablespoons)
    1 1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs (use gluten-free graham cracker crumbs if necessary)
    1/4 cup granulated sugar
    3 cups Breyers Gluten Free Extra Creamy Vanilla (or similar vanilla ice cream), well-softened
    1 cup pumpkin puree
    1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
    whipped cream or whipped topping for serving, optional

See full instructions on: www.averiecooks.com