A blogging mama who loves to cook and do crafts.


June 29, 2011

Southwestern Eggrolls

I love the Southerwestern Eggrolls that you can get at Chili's. Here's a recipe to make them at home yourself. Great for get togethers. Everyone will love them. You can add or omit any thing you like and make them to your tasting.

Southwestern Eggrolls
2 Skinless Boneless Chicken Breast
1 Roasted Pobalano Pepper
3 Roasted Sweet Peppers (red, yellow, and orange)
2/3 Cup Corn
1 Cup Black Beans, Rinsed and Drained
4 oz Frozen Spinach, Thawed and Drained
8 oz Shredded Montery Jack Cheese
2 tsp Liquid Smoke
Cajun Spices
10 Uncooked Tortillas

Grill Chicken Breast.

Dice Peppers & Chicken

Put Liquid Smoke in a pan, Saute chicken, beans and veggies with spices untill done. Then mix in cheese untill everything is clumping together.

Please mixture into uncooked torillas then deep fry untill golden brown. 1-2 mins per side.

Homemade Whipped Cream

Homemade Whipped Cream
2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
1/3 Cup Powdered Sugar
1/2 tsp of Vanilla ( can play around with other flavors)

Chill Bowl and Beater for 10-20 mins
whip ingredients with mixer untill peaks form

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

Who doesn't love Raspberries and White Chocolate? Here's a quick and easy muffin recipe. One of my favorites.

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1/3 Cup White Sugar
1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
3 Tbps Shortening
1 Egg
2/3 Cup Milk
1 Tso Vanilla
6-8 oz Fresh Raspberries, Slightly frozen
1/2 White Chocolate Chips
Coconut Oil

Preheat oven to 400

Combine all dry ingredients and form a well.

Add Egg, Vegetable Oil, Shortening.

Add milk 1/3 at a time just to make sure its doesn't get too wet.

Add Vanilla

Fold in Raspberries and White Chocolate.

Coat pan with coconut oil

Add muffin mx.

Bake for 25 mins

June 19, 2011

Stuffed Strawberries

Be prepared to be amazed! I don't know why this recipe didn't pop in my head before last week. I got 8lbs of strawberries through my bountiful basket. After eating 2 lbs in one day. My children LOVE strawberries. It came to me. The best dessert ever!!! Make tons bring them to a party and watch them disappear. 

Strawberries Stuffed with Sweet Cream

2 lbs Strawberries hulled
1 box Cream Cheese
1 cup of Powder Sugar

Whip cream cheese and powdered sugar with mixer. Then stuff strawberries.
Will go fast!!!!

Stuffed Bell Peppers

One of my all time favorite meals. This is one of those meals that all mothers make differently. You can add or remove things each time you make it. This is one of the few meals I remember making with my mother when I was younger.

Amber's Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

6 large Green Bell Pepper
1 1/2 cups Rice
3 oz Onions
3 oz Sweet Roasted Red Bell Peppers
2 tsp Minced Garlic in Water
2 1/2 cups Traditional Pasta Sauce
9 oz Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
2 tbsp Italian Seasoning
1 tbsp Garlic Salt

Preheat oven to 350

Cut tops and deseed green bell peppers. (steam or boil peppers)

Prepare 1 1/2 cups of rice(dry rice) with 3 cups of water.

Diced onions and red peppers.

Saute turkey, onions, garlic and red peppers. Once done combined rice and sauce (2 cups) in the same pan.

Place 1/2 cup sauce in the bottom of a glass dish. Stay peppers close together and feel with rice mix. Sprinkle garlic salt on top.

Cook for 30 mins.

Makes 6 stuffed bell peppers.

1 stuffed bell pepper is 307 calories.

Pineapple Fried Rice

One of my friends made a stuffed pineapple. Never in my life have I seen a stuffed pineapple. I knew I had to attempt it. I must say to turned out pretty and tasted good.

This the meal you make if you have a friend or family member who looks down on everyone's food. The presentation alone will make them think twice before judging you. If you try it let me know what you think.

Amber's Pineapple Fried Reice


2 cups Thai Jasmine Rice
6 oz Chicken Breast
2 tsp Minced Garlic in Water
100 g Shallots
1 oz Green-bell Pepper
1 oz Roasted Red Bell Peppers
4 oz peas and carrots
1 tbsp Olive Oil
1 tbsp Tumeric
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Spices, Curry Powder
1/4 - 1/2 cup Coconut Milk (thai Kitchen Lite)
1/2 cup Pineapple, Fresh


Precook rice day ahead.

Preheat oven to 350.

Cut pineapple lengthwise. Gut and save pineapple.

In wok fry diced chicken in olive oil and garlic.
Add shallots, bell peppers smelling good, add rice, pineapple, peas and carrots.

After rice is broken up and getting warm add Tumeric, Curry powder and Soy sauce.

Once rice is doing frying up. Place in gutted pinepples.Pour Coconut milk over rice and bake for 20 mintues.

Makes 2 servings
1 serving is 473 cals