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Tex-Mex Avocado Toast Recipe

breakfast, appetizers, lunchSheri SpalloneComment
Tex-Mex Avocado Toast Recipe

Tex-Mex Avocado Toast Recipe

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty:  Easy

One serving.

Trending lately on social media is a fascination with Avocado Toast.  There is a reason why I have not posted a version of this mysterious concoction, mainly because it honestly sounded awful.   I love avocados, but never thought to combine them with bread, eggs, salsa, or any of the other crazy combinations out there in cyber world... At least that was until recently.

As I was tooling around for salsa recipe ideas, I ran across yet another reminder of this trend.  Despite my reluctance to try avocado toast, my curiosity finally got the best of me.   Determined to make this layered, green obsession with our products, I put my big girl pants on and started creating.  I adorned a humble piece of toast with creamy avocado seasoned with Cherchies® Chardonnay Lime & Cilantro, fluffy scrambled eggs, and a dollop of Cherchies® Black Bean & Corn Salsa. Within minutes, this masterpiece was finished.  

Wow! Talk about a flavor party in my mouth!  I cannot believe I procrastinated all this time to make avocado toast!!!  Seriously friends, if you have reservations about avocado toast, let me debunk any concerns because it is delicious and addicting!  (In fact, I may eat it for breakfast or as a snack forever:).  So the next time you want to switch things up from your usual routine, grab some bread, avocados, eggs, and salsa, and create this healthy breakfast, lunch, or snack. It only takes minutes, and you will not be disappointed!

Do you have a favorite avocado toast recipe?  Share it with us and we will post it on our blog! 

Ingredients  

Preparation  

Cut an avocado in half and score one half of the avocado with a knife.  Scoop out the avocado with a spoon into a small bowl.  Add lime juice, Cherchies® Chardonnay Lime & Cilantro Seasoning, mix and set aside.  Tightly cover the other avocado half with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator.

Toast the bread in a toaster.  While the bread is toasting, in a small bowl, beat two eggs.  Turn the skillet on low, and cook the eggs, stirring occasionally until the eggs are cooked through.

On a small plate, begin layering the toast with the avocado, scrambled eggs, salsa, and garnish with the chopped cilantro (optional).  

And voila!  Your healthy, tasty, treat awaits you!  Dig in!

Tex- Mex Avocado Toast Recipe

Tex- Mex Avocado Toast Recipe

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Apple Butter BBQ Smokies Recipe

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Frankly speaking (pun intended), I love extra help in the kitchen (especially during the holidays or get-togethers), and these simple and easy cocktail wieners are a definite must for your next gathering.  Place the ingredients in a slow cooker, turn the slow cooker on low, and walk away!  In a couple of hours, your kitchen helper (slow cooker) has cooked these nuggets in time for guests to arrive, leaving more time for you to do what makes you happy.  Amen!

Over the years, I have made several variations of this recipe, but the Apple Butter BBQ Smokies Recipe is one of my favorites!  With a combination of three ingredients, salty wieners, sweet Cherchies® Apple Butter Spread and tangy BBQ sauce, this simple appetizer will surely be a "wiener" (pun intended again) at your next gathering:)  Plus, with your handy dandy kitchen helper doing the cooking, you can do something for you!

Thank you for stopping by!

Ingredients  

Preparation  

Place the cocktail weiners in the crockpot.  

*Note- Do not let the mysterious frozen blocks below puzzle you, I usually purchase cocktail wieners on sale, and place them in the freezer for future events.  

 

Next, add Cherchies® Apple Butter and BBQ sauce...

Turn on your slow cooker and walk away!  Now go, do something you enjoy for the next hour and a half, then return and voila!  Serve them with cute little picks and let the festivities begin!  Enjoy!

Apple Butter BBQ Smokies Recipe

Apple Butter BBQ Smokies Recipe

 

 

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Sweet & Savory Ham and Cheese Pinwheel Recipe

appetizers, leftovers, snacks, entreesSheri SpalloneComment
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The holidays are upon us which means the hustling and bustling have begun.  That does not mean you cannot slow down, make the preparations stress-free, and enjoy the season.  Amen!  These savory morsels are perfect for those busy days as an after-school snack, a  make-ahead appetizer, or a different twist to your usual dinner routine.  Easy, peasy!

We embellished on our strombolis we posted last week and came up with these sweet and savory pinwheels to share with you.  Instead of pizza dough, we substituted refrigerated crescent roll dough, and added Cherchies® Apple Butter Spread as a glaze to these tasty tidbits, with a pop of texture from the poppy seeds.  

The result was a deliciously sweet and savory, flaky pinwheel tinged with tangy mustard, salty ham, and glazed with a scrumptious apple butter...a must-have recipe for this holiday season, game day, or any celebration.  Make sure to grab some for yourself, because these morsels will disappear before your eyes!  Serve them with our Homemade Applesauce and our Cranberry Spinach Salad for a complete meal!

Enjoy!

Ingredients

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  On a floured surface or on parchment paper, roll out the crescent roll dough into the shape of a rectangle.  (If using traditional crescent roll dough, press the triangle seams together to form a rectangle.  There are now long sheets of crescent dough on the market, either of which is fine).   Spread the dough with the mustard of your choice.  

Next, layer the dough with the cheese, followed by the ham.  Starting with the long side of the dough, carefully and tightly roll up the dough and place the dough seam side down.  Refrigerate the rolled up dough for about 15 minutes to allow for easier cutting.

Once the dough has chilled, remove the rolled dough from the refrigerator and carefully slice into 1 inch segments and place on a parchment papered baking sheet. 

Lightly brush the pinwheels with the Apple Butter Spread and then sprinkle the pinwheels with the poppy seeds.

Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Enjoy!

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