Saturday, October 27, 2012

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

red velvet duncan hines cake mix 


cream cheese
confectioners sugar
whipped cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Follow cake instruction according to box. Fill cupcake sleeves 3/4 full and bake cupcakes for 20 minutes. Let it cool. Combine icing ingredients and mix until smooth. Use icing tip to decorate.

Hershey Chocolate Cupcakes

1 duncan hines chocolate cake mix
3 eggs
1/4 c. butter
1 c. milk
24 hershey chocolates
12 strawberries


2  (8 oz.) cream cheese
1 c. confectioner's sugar
1 c. whipped cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Empty cake mix to mixer and combine all cake ingredients. Mix approximately 2 minutes. Fill 24 cupcake sleeves 3/4 full, unwrap hershey chocolates, drop one chocolate to each cake mixture. Bake cupcakes for 20 minutes. Let it cool. Combine all icing ingredients to the mixer until smooth. Decorate cupcakes. Cut strawberries to half lengthwise and use as topper.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Fruit and Veggie Medley Salad

you need: 

1/2 c. each red and green grapes
1/2 each yellow and orange peppers
1 small carrot
1/4 c. black beans
chopped cilantro


1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 tbsp seasoned vinegar
pinch of salt 
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1. Wash and cut grapes into half, dice yellow and red peppers, and cube carrot.
2. Combine all cut ingredients in a salad bowl.
3. Add vinaigrette ingredients in to the bowl and mix well. 

Mix Fruit Salad

you need: 

green grapes
cherry tomatoes 
slice of pineapple (cubed)
firm ripe mango (cubed)
chopped cilantro


tbsp seasoned vinegar
lemon juice (quarter of lemon)
olive oil

1. In a salad bowl, combine all ingredients and pour vinaigrette. Lightly mix all ingredients until fruits are coated. Enjoy the fresh flavor of these colorful ingredients. Serve with grill meat.

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution


Monday, October 8, 2012

Fiber Filled Salad


10 cherry tomato
1/4 c. black beans
1 gala/jona gold apple
1/2 cup grapes
1/4 c. sweet pea


chopped cilantro
1/4 of fresh lemon juice
1 tbspseason vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil
 pinch of ground pepper

1. Cut all apple into bite pieces, half tomato, and grapes. Combine veggies and fruits in a salad bowl.
2. Squeezed 1/4 of whole lemon and combine the rest of the vinaigrette ingredients. 
3. Pour over to the salad and top with chopped cilantro. 
4. Slightly mix all ingredients.