Eddie On Everything

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Entries Tagged ‘recipes’

How to make Protein Bars at Home (Recipe)

Who doesn’t love Power Bars & Clif Bars?  No one!  OK, so that probably isn’t exactly true. But if you do happen to love protein meal replacement bars, you may be tired of paying so much for them at the store. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to make protein bars at home, at a fraction of [...]

A Great Snack: Baked Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) with Moroccan Spices

I want to share a great recipe I recently came across. This recipe is from Kalyn’s Kitchen, a website I’m unfamiliar with, but bills itself as a “home-cooking blog where I share recipes that show how I’m combining my love for delicious food with a commitment to healthy, lower-glycemic eating.” This recipe is for “Crispy [...]

How to Properly Thaw or Defrost Chicken in a Few Hours

I don’t eat a whole lot of meat, but I do like to have a chicken breast every now and again.  For that reason, I like to buy frozen chicken breasts and keep them in the freezer for whenever I get that urge. Problem is, defrosting chicken in the microwave never seems to go well, [...]

Berry Peach Smoothie With Soy Milk

I haven’t been making smoothies at home for a long time, so I nearly forgot all of my recipes! In trying to rediscover how I used to do things, I came up with a pretty good concoction. This one has flax seeds – you’re going to want to grind that up in the blender before [...]

A How-to Guide to Making Fruit Smoothies at Home

I’m a big fan of smoothies. Both kinds – fruit smoothies and so-called “green” smoothies that contain leafy greens like spinach and kale. After realizing that I was spending quite a bit of money at Jamba Juice, I decided to learn how to make smoothies at home. When I got started, I looked around for [...]

Making Veggie Burgers – Use Mushrooms and Oats

I saw this video over at Lifehacker :  Use Oats to Make Great Faux-Meat Veggie Burgers I haven’t tried it yet, but it looks great. The video and recipe are from Food Wishes, where they explain: My empathetic feelings come from the fact that veggie burgers are usually dismally dry, flavorless discs of disappointment. Especially [...]

Berry Pineapple Smoothie

If you’re interested in making smoothies at home, check out my guide to making fruit smoothies . The article contains all the tips and tricks that I’ve learned, from blender selection to which fruits to add and when to add them. If you have any great smoothie recipes, please consider sharing them in the Eddie [...]

Hard and Soft Boiled Eggs – The Perfect Recipe, Scientifically Proven

If I had a penny for every so-called “perfect” hard boiled egg recipe I’ve ever heard, I’d have… well, maybe 70 cents, perhaps $1.00 at most.  Still, think about it – that’s nevertheless a lot of recipes. It’s now time to forget everything you’ve ever learned about making hard boiled eggs.  J. Kenji Lopez-Alt’s extensive [...]

Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes 3 cups shredded peeled potatoes 2 eggs 1/4 cup diced onion 1/4 cup flour 3 tablespoonsparsley salt, pepper Mix all ingredients in bowl.  Shape into patties. (About 6-8.)  Cook on griddle or pan at medium-high heat for about 6 minutes per side.  Serve with sour cream or applesauce. Nutrition info for the whole [...]

Basic Green Smoothie Recipe

Green Smoothies are  all the rage these days.  If you listen to the hype, you’d believe that drinking green smoothies will give you more energy, help you lose weight, ”detoxify” your body, make you smarter, extend your life, make you prettier, wash your car, pick your kids up after school, fly you to your mother in [...]

Seafood Cocktail Dip

This dip is a long time family favorite.  It’s really simple, and really yummy. Seafood Cocktail Dip 8oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Cocktail shrimp (or crab meat, if desired) 1.  Spread cream cheese on bottom of serving container.  I prefer a shallow tupperware container, roughly 9″ x 5″. 2.  Cover with cocktail [...]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Someone brought this dip to a party I recently attended.  It was a huge hit – nearly everyone who sampled it asked for the recipe.  I was told that the recipe is from a local youth hockey cookbook. I’m sure that’s true, but I think the original source may be the Franks Red Hot website. [...]

Vegetarian Lasagna

Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package lasagna noodles 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 diced red bell pepper 1 diced orange bell pepper 1 diced green bell pepper 2 zucchini 3 small yellow onions, diced 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 1 1/2 cups water 1 dash crushed red pepper flakes [...]


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