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Copycat Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Sumptuous, mouth watering


will bring your family running to the dinner table every time, without you even having to call them .  The wonderful aroma will be enough to stir their interest.  This meal is very filling, and adds an international flavor.   Bon appetit!

This recipe is easy to make using leftover chicken.   Feel free to substitute cooked ground beef or chopped steak.

2 1/2 cups chicken, cooked, shredded
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tablespoon chili powder
16 ounces salsa
1/2 teaspoon cumin
pinch of salt
6 ? 10 inch flour tortillas
1 cup refried beans
Olive oil (for basting)
Sour Cream

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Thanksgiving: Are You Ready?

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and I have a very resourceful website for ya’ll.   It includes holiday humor, suggested videos “to get through the holiday” with a smile on your face, as well as many cooking recipes/tips, decoration ideas, and novel drink notions.

It even has an iPhone application to aid you ladies (or men) in organizing your day.  This should help relieve the pressure, as well as organizing your Thanksgiving!

Here’s the link —>   Thanksgiving Resource

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Autumn Dessert Recipes: Time for Pumpkin Pie!

Burnt Pumpkin Pie     autumn-pie-recipe

At epicurious.com they offer a delicious, mouth watering recipe for burnt pumpkin pie.  If some of you ladies have never tried this, it is not only wonderful but a

memorable dessert

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Curry Chicken

1 lb chicken breasts, cut in thin strips or 2” cubes
1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt (essential for flavor)
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp curry powder (or to taste)
1 tbsp evaporated cane juice or other sweetener of choice
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup coconut milk powder
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cloves chopped garlic
1 apple, cubed
1 sweet potato, 1” cubed
1 1/2 tbsp. Coconut oil

Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Put chicken in the skillet, dust with curry, salt, pepper and sweetener. Add onions, apple, potatoes and garlic & sauté about 5 minutes. Add curry powder and water. Cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes or until chicken and potatoes are done. Add coconut milk powder and stir until completely dissolved into thick gravy. Remove from heat and serve over bread or rice.

Suggested toppings: Chopped peanuts, Chopped green onions, Chopped cucumbers, Shredded coconut, Raisins, Chutney, Sliced bananas that are sprinkled with lemon juice, Chopped pickles, Sweet peppers, yellow, green or red.

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Strawberries with Lime Dipping Sauce

Strawberries with Lime Dipping Sauce: A Zesty, Healthy Snack

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

A sumptuous addition to your summer menu:




1 8 oz. carton of light dairy sour cream

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