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Creamed Corn and Scallops

  With summer here in Illinois, fresh corn is in the air…. can you smell it! mmmmmmm. And what goes well with corn? Scallops! What a beautiful joining of flavors! Every time I make scallops, my youngest child is first in line to steal from my plate. Big D on the other hand has yet to fall in love with scallops. She does however LOVE corn. I was hoping the creamy corn would trick her into loving the scallops I am happy to report that Littl…

Crockpot Corn on the Cob

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 Corn on the Cob: the easy way!   One of the foods I miss during the cooler months is corn on the cob, straight off the grill. Nothing screams summertime more than those bright yellow kernels.  Well, as I sit here, wearing gloves while I type (I’m not joking), counting down the days until I can once again be grilling in the sun, I thought I would share my easy solution for cooking corn on the cob indoors.  The crockpot!  Not only is Crock…

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail - Family Fresh Meals

  Trick’em with this yummy treat!   Sorry if this is too soon for some of you, but my family LOVES candy corn. As soon as it hits the stores, I have a one track mind….a candy corn mind. Instead of letting the girls snack on a TON of candy corn, I make this fun and healthy Halloween snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail.   The sweet tooth is satisfied with some fresh pineapple, oranges and whipped cream, while the couple pieces of candy cor…

Crockpot Creamed Corn

Crockpot Creamed Corn - Family Fresh Meals

…ckpot is PERFECT for preparing your favorite holiday side dishes. Our favorite holiday side is homemade creamed corn. If you’ve never had homemade creamed corn, you are missing out. So creamy, so decadent, and it is so easy to make! For this holiday favorite, I always turn to Del Monte® Corn. Del Monte®fruits, vegetables & tomatoes are grown in the best soil, then packed at the peaks of ripeness to lock in nutrients. The majority are ca…

Corn & Blueberry Salad (www.bhg.com, presented by Chef Cindi)

…ttp://www.bhg.com last week and gave this fresh salad a try. She said it was amazing! Whats not to love!? Fresh corn, cucumbers, & blueberries! YUM! I can’t wait to give this one a try.  Hope you enjoy! XO – Chef Corey & Chef Cindi!   Here is what you need: – 6 ears  fresh sweet corn, husked    – 1  cup fresh blueberries   – 1  small cucumber, sliced   – 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion – 1/4  cup…

Pasta Carbonara with Corn & Chiles

Pasta Carbonara with Corn & Chiles

…Here is what you need: Salt 3 lb tagliatelle or egg fettuccine pasta 1/4 lb prosciutto, finely diced 4 ears of corn, kernels scrapped from the cob 2 small Italian cherry chili peppers, seeded and finely chopped 6 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme 1/2 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/2 cup dry white wine 3 extra large egg yolks 1/2 cup grated parmigiano-reggiano 1/2 cup grated pecorino-romano cheese 1. Bring a large…

Crockpot Mexican Lasagna Stack Up

Super easy family dinner

…Mexican Lasagna Stack Up Here is what you need: Makes about 6-8 servings. – 12-14 tortillas (I used small corntortillas) – 2 cups of shreddedMexican blendcheese – 1 tbsp of fajita seasoning – 28oz can of tomatoes – 15.5 oz can of black beans – 15.5 oz can corn (or frozen) – 2 cups of salsa – 2 cups of shredded chicken (or veggie chicken) – 1 small onion, chopped Directions: 1. Spray crockpot w…

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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…tortillas. Top with 1.5 cups of your chicken, 2 Tablespoons of onion, 2 Tablespoons of green chiles, 1/2 cup of corn and 1 cup of cheese. Repeat layer with six more tortillas, sauce, the remaining chicken, onion, green chiles, corn and another cup of cheese. Complete the casserole with  another layer of tortillas, 1 cup of enchilada sauce, and 1-1.5 cups of cheese. Bake in the oven for 30-40 min. Let stand 5- 10 mins before serving. Cheesy Chicke…

Halloween Bark – Fun Halloween Food

Halloween Bark - Fun Halloween Food for kids! --

…into large chunks1 cup pretzels, broken into pieces1 pound almond bark or white chocolate melts1 1/2 cups candy corn20-30 candy eyeballs1-2 tablespoons of a variety of Halloween food sprinkles.   Directions: 1.  Melt almond bark according to package. I slowly melted mine in a sauce pan over a low heat, until smooth and shiny. Make sure to stir frequently to prevent burning.   2. In the meantime, cover a large cookie sheet with wax paper or parchm…

Fiesta Rice Salad ( All You Magazine)

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…217;t get out of my tomato garden in the summer. Little D would eat a whole bowl of guacamole if I let her. And corn….. my girls love corn!!! The only thing they hadn’t had before were the black beans.   The beautiful color of the salad really appealed to the girls. With her first bite, Big D gave me a thumbs up!! (where the heck was the camera!) This is a quick, easy salad that would go great with any meal. Here is what you need: &#8…

Cowboy Caviar Recipe

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…u have one of the best wraps ever! Cowboy Caviar Recipe Ingredients 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can corn, drained and rinsed or 1.5 cups of fresh corn 3 Roma tomatoes, diced 2 diced avocados 1/4 cup red onion, diced 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped finely Juice of 1 lime 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup Italian dressing Instructions 1. Place beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado, onion and cilantro into a large mixing bowl. 2. Squeeze lime juice over the avoca…

Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes - Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice

…ne word todescribethis crockpot meal…. ADDICTING! The zest from the Zatarain rice, blended with the sweet corn and creamy cheese is AWESOME! The girls loved it and asked for it again the next day. To add a twist to the leftovers, I sauted some baby spinach and then mixed in a serving of the Cheesy Chicken. It added some green (which I love) and anotherdimensionto the flavors. Hope you enjoy! Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice (printable rec…

Crockpot Low Country Boil

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…t   Nothing says summer like  a  Low Country Boil. It has to be one of the most fun meals to eat.  The combo of corn, shrimp, potatoes and sausage  are unlike any other. You should have seen the girls’ faces when I started dumping the food onto the newspaper covered table. “Mommy!!!! What you are doing?!!!”   The “cool factor” of being able to eat with our hands, off of newspaper,  really enticed the girls to give th…

Darryl’s Famous Vegetarian Chili

…know his three requirements when making this. 1. You must have shredded or cubed cheese to sprinkle on top. 2. Corn chips are a must (as seen in the picture) 3. Only scoop out what you can finish… wasting Darryl’s famous chili is not allowed! XO Corey Serves 6 Here is what you need: – 2 15 oz cans dark kidney beans – 1 14.5oz can of tomato sauce – 1 14.5 oz can tomatoes – 1  bag of vegetrian crumbles (fake bee…

The Best Crockpot Beef Stew

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…bite-sized pieces (about 3 cups) 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon oregano 1 cups frozen peas 1 cup frozen corn 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup water Directions: 1.  Combine beef, celery, carrots, red onion, potatoes, salt,  pepper, garlic, parsley, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, beef broth, and tomato paste in the crock pot. I used a 6 qt crockpot for this stew.  Cook on LOW for 10 hours or on HIGH for 6-7 hours. 2.  About 30 minutes before serving,…

Healthy Breakfast Hash

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…d (I used red and green) – 1 cupDel Monte® Diced Tomatoes, drained – 1/2 cupDel Monte® Whole Kernel Corn – 4 slices of bacon, cooked and diced – 4 eggs – 1 teaspoon salt – 1 teaspoon pepper Directions 1. In a large pan melt 3 tablespoon of butter (or olive oil) on a medium-high heat. . Sautéthe diced onion for about 3-5 minutes until soft, then add diced bell pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes. 2. Next add the sal…

Ranch Fiesta Dip

Way fun, way yummy!

…211; 2 (8oz) packages of cream cheese (brought to room temp)– 1 small can of black olives– 1 can of corn (drained)– 1 packet of ranch Ranch dip seasoning mix   1. First remove seeds from jalapeno pepper. Dice your bell pepper, jalapeno, and black olives and add to a mixing bowl. Add the cream cheese, corn, and ranch mix to the bowl. 2. Mix until all ingredients are combined well. Chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Serve…

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup (w/ vegetarian option)

Super easy, healthy family dinner

…o beer taste!) – 1 can of chili or pinto beans, rinsed – 1 can of black beans, rinsed – 1 can corn, drained – 1 (8oz) can of tomato sauce – 2  (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes undrained (if you like some spice, use tomatoes with green chilies) – 1 packet of taco seasoning – 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (to make vegetarian, omit chicken & add 2 cans of kidney, white beans or chickpeas.) Optional…

Easy Ranch Fiesta Veggie Wrap

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…simple ingredients, like extra-virgin olive oil and sea salt. No preservatives, no trans fats, no high-fructose corn syrup, none of that fake stuff. Just real, simple food.           Here’s one easy, tasty lunch you can whip up with a little help from Marzetti Simply Dressed Ranch dressing. This Easy Ranch Fiesta veggie wrap is simple, yet bursting with flavor. It’s full of good stuff like beans, brown rice, and plenty of veggies, and…

Pumpkin Alfredo with Cheese Tortellini

A fun twist on alfredo sauce.

…n cheese – salt and pepper to taste – optional fresh parsley for topping. 1. Cook tortellini as the label directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking water, then drain pasta. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet and add shallots. Cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes. 2. Add pumpkin and nutmeg and cook for 1 more minute. 3. Stir in cream and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until thick, about 5-7 m…