Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mini Tortilla Bites

This healthy snack can be adapted to satisfy the whole family's taste buds- An easy way to get your kids involved in the kitchen!

Mini Tortilla Bites
1 bag Tostitos "scoops"
Lean Ground Turkey or Ground Beef
Fat Free Refried Beans
Reduced Fat Mexican 3 Cheese Blend
Optional ingredients:
Reduced Fat Sour Cream
Shredded Lettuce
Reduced Fat Guacamole 
Black olives

-Place scoops on a cookie sheet
-Brown meat with one package Taco Seasoning and drain
-Put Beans, Meat, and any additional toppings you want in scoops. 
-Bake on 350 or until cheese is melted. 
-I add lettuce and tomatoe after removing from oven and garnish with a sprinkle of cheese. You can add or leave out toppings and have a variety of bites for the whole family! 

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Healthy 7 Layer Mexican Dip

Healthy 7 Layer Mexican Dip

-Combine Refried Beans, Black Beans, Scallions, Salsa, Cumin, Chili Powder, and JalapeƱos in a bowl.
-Transfer to 2 quart microwave safe dish and sprinkle with cheese.
-Microwave on high for 5 Minutes
-Remove and spread sour cream over mixture. Scatter Lettuce, Avocado and Olives (if using) on top. I also add a few chopped tomatoes.
Calories: 146
Fat: 6 g
Carbs: 15 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 5g
Sodium: 218g
Potassium: 164 mg

Monday, January 12, 2015

Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Peanut Butter Energy Bites
-Great snack to curb your appetite or help with your sweet tooth! 

1 Cup Oatmeal (Dry Old Fashioned Oats)
1/2 Cup Reduced Fat Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
1/2 Cup Ground Flax Seed
1/2 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips
2 Tablespoons Honey
2 Tablespoons Water
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. (You may have to  use your hands!). Cover and chill in refrigerator for 10 minutes. Roll into bite size balls and seal in an air tight container. Will last up to 1 week in refrigerator! Add more honey or water if too dry! 


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Village Tavern

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

12 Facts about Hangovers!

My drink of choice is vodka and water! According to this article it's be best for avoiding a hangover!