Taco Dip

Happy Sunday!!!

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!! We are one week away from one of the biggest games of the year! Next week at this time everyone will be cheering for their favorite NFL team for Super Bowl 51.
I am so excited to share a new dip recipe with you but sad because I totally forgot to take a picture before everyone started digging in.

This taco dip is absolutely delicious and so easy to make.  I apologize in advance for helping you break your diet plans!
Ingredients

1 Pound of ground turkey or beef

1 16oz of refried beans

1 4oz can of diced green chilies

1 pack of mild McCormick taco seasoning mix

1 8oz block of cream cheese

1 cup of shredded Mexican cheese
Instructions

Fry your ground turkey or beef in a skillet until brown. Drain grease from the meat and add your pack of taco seasoning and follow directions on the package.

After your meat is seasoned with the taco seasoning add your meat to a baking dish mix in your refried beans and green chilies until all ingredients are mixed well together.

Add your cream cheese to the top of your meat mixture and bake on 350 until cream cheese is soft enough to spread across the whole top of the dip. Add the cup of shredded cheese and put back in the oven just long enough for the shredded cheese to melt.

Serve dip with tortilla chips!

I hope you have a wonderful Super Bowl Sunday next week and don’t eat too much!

Happy Cooking!!


Mini Poppy Seed Sliders

Happy Marvelous Monday!!

I just love party food and these little mini sliders are always a big hit at celebrations. I was first introduced to these sandwiches at a potluck for work and immediately loved them.  I had to get the recipe and turn it into my own.  They are the perfect little snack, so warm and gooey! Once you taste them you will love them too!

Mini Poppy Seed Sliders

1 Pack of 12 Hawaiian Rolls

¾ pound of Deli Meat (Turkey or Ham)

12 slices of Cheese (I have used Mozzarella, Havarti, Colby Jack and Sharp) they all work great!

1 stick of butter

1 tablespoon Brown Sugar

1 teaspoon Worcestershire’s sauce

2 tablespoons Honey Mustard

½- 1 teaspoon Minced Onion

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Open each roll and add a slice of deli meat of your choice on the bottom of the roll. Add a slice of cheese on each slider.  (You can cut cheese in half to fit on roll)  Add the top of the dinner rolls to each slider.

 

In a small sauce pan melt your butter and add the Brown sugar, Worcestershire’s sauce, honey mustard, and minced onion. Pour Butter mixture over the sliders and sprinkle poppy seeds on top after the butter mixture.  The butter will help the poppy seeds stick.

 

Bake in the oven on 350 F for 10-15 minutes’ or until cheese is melted and the sliders look yummy and gooey!!

 

Tips: Fresh Deli Meat is the best,  Try to serve them hot

 

 


Ranch Cheeseball

Happy Marvelous Monday!!
I just love party food and this 3 ingredient cheese ball will be the perfect recipe for any celebration from a wine tasting party to a birthday party! It is super easy to make and delicious!
Ingredients

2 8oz blocks of cream cheese

1 pack Hidden Valley Dips Mix (The Original Ranch)
1 2oz bag of chopped pecans
Instructions

Sprinkle each block of cream cheese with the dry ranch powder on each side.  Put each block of cream cheese together and shape into a ball. Sprinkle the pecans all around the cheese ball.

Serve with crackers or pita chips!!!


Sausage Rotel Dip

Happy Hump Day! I hope you all had a Wonderful Wednesday!

I can’t believe we are just a few days away from the 50th Super Bowl!

We are just days away from the one of the biggest football games of the year. Super bowl 50 is Sunday and of course we all want our team to win. Score big with family and friends with the MVP menu of the year.  This sausage dip will be a winner for your Super bowl Sunday menu!  It is something different from the normal rotel dip.  It is time for family, food, friends, and of course football!  I hope your team wins! I haven’t decided who I want to cheer for yet because I love Cam Newton and Peyton Manning so I will be happy either way!

 

Ingredients

2 rolls of Tennessee Pride Sausage (hot or mild)

2 8 oz blocks of cream cheese

2 cans of Rotel

 

   

Instructions

 

Cook sausage in a skillet until brown and drain grease from meat. Combine all ingredients in a crock pot and cook on high until melted! Serve with tortilla chips or crackers! Enjoy!!

  


Peanut Butter Toffee Dip

Happy Marvelous Monday!

 

I hope you all had a great weekend!  I can’t believe we are just 10 days away from Thanksgiving!  If you haven’t started planning your Thanksgiving menu you are behind.

Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? I want to help you be Hostess with the Mostess with my easy Peanut Butter Toffee Dip.  This easy dip will make the perfect fun festive appetizer for your guest and make you a wonderful Hostess.

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Toffee Dip

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 cup light brown sugar

½ cup creamy peanut butter

2 tablespoons vanilla extract

1 cup toffee bits

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Instructions

Place softened cream cheese in a medium bowl and whip with a hand-held mixer until smooth.  Add brown sugar, peanut butter, and vanilla. Beat until creamy and fold in toffee bits. Serve immediately with apples, Nilla Wafers, or celery for dipping.

 

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Enjoy!

 

 


Red, White, and Blue Fruit Kabobs

Happy Foodie Friday!

I don’t know about you guys but, I have been in the red, white, and blue spirit from fashion to food all week. I just love the holidays! Are you still thinking about your menu for the 4th of July? These Red, White, and Blue Kabobs will add the perfect touch to your menu. Happy Cooking!

Ingredients
1. 1lb of strawberries
2. 1 6oz container of blueberries
3. 1 6oz container of raspberries
4. 1 10oz bag of marshmallows (Large or Mini)
5. 1 package of mini skewers
Instructions
1. Wash your strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries
2. Cut the stem off the strawberries (You can cut them in half or leave them whole)
3. Push a strawberry or raspberry on each skewer
4. Push one large marshmallow on each skewer
5. Push 2-3 blueberries on each skewer

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Bonus Tip: You can substitute the marshmallows for bananas. These kabobs also go great with my yummy fruit dip on the website as well. These kabobs will make a great food activity for the kids!


Open Faced Mexican Stromboli

When I first tried this recipe I couldn’t imagine how Mexican and Italian could go together. I was wowed by the mixture after taking one bite and have been making them every since. This open faced Mexican Stromboli will be one of your family favorites after you try it. This recipe is super easy and full of flavor.

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Ingredients
1 pound ground turkey or beef (I used Butterball Turkey)
¼ cup of sour cream
1 box of Texas Toast (8 count)
1 8oz bag of sharp shredded cheese (I used Kraft)
1 package of mild McCormick taco seasoning
¾ cup of water

Instructions
1. Brown ground turkey or beef meat in a large skillet on medium heat. Drain fat from meat.
2. Stir in seasoning mix and water
3. Add sour cream
4. Reduce heat and allow meat to simmer
5. Bake Texas Toast according to instructions on the box half way done
6. Pull toast out the oven and turn each piece over
7. Top each piece of toast with ground turkey or beef and top it off with shredded cheese
8. Put the pan back in the oven for 3-5 minutes or until cheese melts
Bonus Tip: This meal is great with Salsa or you can even add pepperoni on top to give it a twist

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