Thursday, December 27, 2012

Chipotle Chicken

This is so flavorful.......great in a wrap or over a salad.  Serve with black beans, lettuce, cheese, sour cream or anything else that tickles your fancy.
c/o Life as a Lofthouse

2 pounds boneless, skinless Chicken Breasts
1/2 cup Zesty Italian Dressing
1/2 tbs minced Garlic
1 ( 1 oz ) packet Ranch Dressing Mix  (mixed with 1/2 cup of water)
1/2 tbs Chili Powder
1/2 tbs ground Cumin

Place all ingredients in a crock pot. Cook on High 5-6 hours OR on Low 8 hours! Shred with fork and serve in salads, burritos, tacos.. whatever you want! So easy, So good!

Banana Bundt Pound Cake

This is a nice alternative to banana bread when you have over ripe bananas that you want to use up.

Mix:  1 8oz package of cream cheese and 1 stick of butter, until creamy
Add:  3 cups of sugar, slowly and 4 eggs one at a time
         3 cups of flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder, a pinch of salt
         2 medium bananas broken up or mashed
        1/4 cup milk, eggnog, or bourbon if you're feeling riske
        1 tbsp vanilla
Pour:  into a bundt pan and bake for 80 minutes at 325

Drizzle vanilla or chocolate frosting once cool.

Spinach Artichoke Dip

This one is a hit.  I highly recommend.

Mix:  1 can artichoke hearts chopped
         2 packages chopped frozen spinach, thawed and drained
         1 8 oz. package of cream cheese
         2 tbsp mayo
         2 tbsp butter
         1/2 cup mozzerella cheese
         1/2 cup parmesean cheese

Pour:  into a casserole dish

Sprinkle:  bread crumbs and parmesean cheese on top

Bake:  at 350 for 30 minutes