Thursday, July 24, 2014

Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken Club Sandwich

*Adapted from closetcooking.

tequila lime chicken breast
sandwich bread/kaiser roll
tomato slice
leaf lettuce
jalapeno mayo
monterey jack cheese (grated) or queso fresco (crumbled)

Layer and serve.

Southwestern Corn & Black Bean Salad

*Adapted from skinnytaste.

Prep: 15 minutes
Serves: 12 (1/2-cup servings)

15.5 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
9 oz cooked corn, fresh or frozen (thawed if frozen)
1 medium tomato, chopped
1/3 cup red onion, finely diced
1 1/2 - 2 limes, juice of
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, minced
salt & pepper
1 medium hass avocado, diced
1 jalapeno, finely diced (optional)

Combine all ingredients except avocado. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Add avocado right before serving.

Note: This would also be good with a seeded and diced cucumber.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes

*Adapted from here and here.

Serves: 6 (2 pancakes each)
Prep: 30 minutes

1 1/4 c whole wheat flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 Tbsp white sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
1 cup milk (plus more if needed)
3 Tbsp butter, melted
1/2 cup blueberries (or place banana slices directly into batter on the skillet)

Combine ingredients in order. Use 1/4 cup measure to pour batter onto a hot skillet for each pancake.