Appetizer

Spinach Cups


Looking for healthy & tasty?  Try these delicious spinach cups as Hors d’ Oeuvres or for breakfast

Watch Chef Debee and her granddaughter making spinach cups on YouTube

TOTALLY GLUTEN FREE

Bake:    350 degrees       Time:    20 minutes

Ingredients

1 pkg. (10 oz) spinach frozen, chopped
3/4 cup liquid egg substitute (full)
3/4 cup cheese, reduced-fat cheese shredded
1/4 cup red or green peppers diced
1/4 cup scallions diced (2-3) OR shallots
salt, pepper, cayenne to taste

Directions

1.  Cook spinach and drain as much water from it as you can
2.  In a medium size bowl, combine all ingredients and stir well
3.  Spray 12 muffin tins with non-stick oil
4.  Spoon into each cup
5.  Bake in a 350 degree preheated-oven for 20 minutes or until knife comes out clean

 

Poco Peppers

Poco Peppers

These ‘tangey’ little Poco Pepper pinwheels are so easy to make and are the perfect ‘finger food’ for your next  party or celebration

Watch Chef Debee making Poco Peppers on YouTube

Bake:   400 degrees   Time:   12-15 minutes

Ingredients

3 ounce cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
2 Tablespoons pepperoncini’s chopped
2 tablespoons black olives chopped
1 Tablespoon pepperoncini juice
2-3 drops Tobasco sauce or any other favorite (optional)
1 (8 oz.) Crescent Rolls

Directions

1.  In small bowl, combine all ingredients (except rolls) and blend well
2.  Separate Crescent dough into 4 rectangles, pressing  perforations to seal
3.  Spread 1/4 of cheese mixture over each rectangle
4.  Start to roll at long side and pinch seam together
5.  Cut side down, slice into 10 slices
6.  Place onto oil-sprayed cookie sheet
7.  Bake in pre-heated 400 degree oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden

Barbeque Chicken Wings

If you like caramelized chicken wings with meat that falls off the bone at every bite, you can have them on the table in  less than one hour

Watch Chef Debee making Chicken Wings on YouTube

Bake:  375 degrees;  400 degrees     Time:  30 minutes; 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 large package jumbo chicken wings (about 2 dozen)
1/3 jar of your favorite barbeque sauce

Directions

1.  If wings aren’t cut up, be sure to cut into two pieces, throwing away the tip
2.  In a pre-heated skillet or an electric skillet on high temperature, brown each wing on both sides, without burning them
3.  Place them in a rectangular metal pan sprayed with oil OR just oil bottom and sides with fingers
4.  Drizzle about 1/3 jar barbeque sauce over tops of wings, don’t worry about covering them completely—do NOT stir yet
5.  Bake in pre-heated 375 degree oven for 30 minutes
6.  Remove from oven and stir until wings are all coated with the barbeque sauce from the pan
7.  Return to oven at 400 degrees and bake 10 minutes
8.  Take out of pan immediately and serve on large platter

* To clean pan easily, go to my helpful hints page