Apps&Snacks (New)- Pt.6/9

Mini Polenta Pies with Spinach Walnut Stuffing

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Prep time: 1 hourServes: 8 Ingredients: Polenta: 1 cup polenta 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 6 cups of water 1 teaspoon salt (or you can use pre-made polenta to save on time) Stuffing: 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup finely chopped onions 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon green chilies (optional) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup kale 4 cups chopped fresh spinach 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts Tomato sauce 2 cups diced tomatoes 1/2 grated red onion 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon Italian herb mix 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (optional) 1 tablespoon...

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Healthier Pop-Overs

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Prep time: 5 minutesServes: 6 Ingredients: 4 egg whites 1 cup skim milk 2 tsp canola oil 1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup whole-wheat flour 1⁄4 tsp salt Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. 2. Lightly spray 6 oz. custard cups or 3-inch muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray. Set the cups aside. 3. In a medium bowl combine the egg whites, milk, and oil. Add the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour and salt. Use a wire whisk to beat everything together until smooth. 4. Pour the batter into the prepared cups filling each halfway. 5. Bake about 30 minutes or...

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Cheese Straws

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Prep time: 15 minutesServes: 3 Ingredients: 12 wonton wrappers 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup low-fat sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded 1/4 tsp poppy seeds Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. 2. Stack the wonton wrappers. Cut the stack into quarters, making 48 strips. 3. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray. 4. Add the wonton strips in a single layer so the edges are not touching. Brush the wonton strips with Worcestershire sauce. 5. Sprinkle each strip with 1⁄2 teaspoon of the cheese. Then sprinkle with the poppy seeds. 6. Bake for 8-10 minutes...

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