Smores Autumn Chocolate Dip

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Smores Autumn Chocolate Dip

This was an experiment on the BBQ that was a hit!

We created a make shift double boiler by using a 8×8 aluminum tin for the base and an aluminum pie tray to place on the top.

Pick your Favourite chocolate bar and break into squares, about 2 cups, place on bottom of pie tray
Place 1 1/2 cups of mini marshmallows among the chocolate
Sprinkle 1/2 cup of orange and brown Smarties

Fill the 8×8 tin with water halfway – place on BBQ
Place chocolate, marshmallow pie tray on top

We heated at 250 degrees for 12 minutes…until melted, keep checking until desired consistency

Create a tray with your favourite dipping food. We used apples, graham wafers and bananas.

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Sherrill’s Summer Salad

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Sherrill’s Summer Salad

Salad

Mixed Greens
1 Orange peeled and chopped
1/2 cup of Blueberries
1/2 cup of Walnuts
1 Apple chopped
1 Celery stalk sliced
1/2 cup of Feta Cheese
Sprig of thyme sprinkled over

Salad Dressing

in a jar combine, cover and shake

2 TB of Blueberry puree
2 TB Honey
2 TB Olive Oil
2 TB Balsamic Vinegar

Quinoa with Chopped Prunes, Apples and Plums

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To help the weight loss, we did the Dr. Oz’s 48-Hour Weekend Cleanse http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/48-hour-weekend-cleanse. This is the breakfast. It tastes OK. I felt great during and after the cleanse and was 2lbs lighter in 48 hours. Actually, I still make this for breakfast, in advance and reheat in the morning. Hope you enjoy this high fibre and protein breakfast.

Ingredients
Makes 1 serving

1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 cup water
1 pinch nutmeg
1 tsp grated ginger
1 tbsp flax seed oil
1/3 cup chopped prunes
1/4 cup rice milk

Directions

In a small pot, stir 1/2 cup quinoa, a pinch of nutmeg and 1 tsp of grated ginger into a cup of water.
Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pot and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in the prunes and rice milk. Cover again and cook another 5 minutes.
Before serving, stir in 1 tbsp of flaxseed oil.

http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/48-hour-weekend-cleanse

Holiday Waldorf

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red seedless grapes
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 red apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 green apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Method

In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar. Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of fresh ground pepper. Mix in the apple, celery, grapes, cranberries and pecans.

 

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Microwaved Apple Peach Quinoa Crumble

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I use my microwave to reheat beverages only. Many of my friends no longer use it for various reasons.
However I had some apple and peaches to use up and I’m a little tired of fruit salad and muffins.
So I decided a crumble but I didn’t have the time to bake it. In the end this only took me 15 minutes!

Ingredients
4 Apples not peeled, chopped
3 Peaches not peeled, chopped
3/4 Oats
3/4 Quinoa Flakes
4 TB Flour
3/4 Brown Sugar
3/4 melted butter

Directions
Spray a 9×9 glass bakeware and place apples and peaches in
In a bowl combine all dry ingredients
Melt butter and add to dry ingredients and mix until crumbly
Spread over fruit and pat gently
Microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until fruit is tender

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Quinoa with Chopped Prunes, Apples and Plums

20140331-103049.jpg

To help the weight loss, we did the Dr. Oz’s 48-Hour Weekend Cleanse http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/48-hour-weekend-cleanse. This is the breakfast. It tastes OK. I felt great during and after the cleanse and was 2lbs lighter in 48 hours. Actually, I still make this for breakfast, in advance and reheat in the morning. Hope you enjoy this high fibre and protein breakfast.

Ingredients
Makes 1 serving

1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 cup water
1 pinch nutmeg
1 tsp grated ginger
1 tbsp flax seed oil
1/3 cup chopped prunes
1/4 cup rice milk

Directions

In a small pot, stir 1/2 cup quinoa, a pinch of nutmeg and 1 tsp of grated ginger into a cup of water.
Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pot and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in the prunes and rice milk. Cover again and cook another 5 minutes.
Before serving, stir in 1 tbsp of flaxseed oil.

http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/48-hour-weekend-cleanse