Friday, April 1, 2016

Weekend Round-Up


Some of the week's best
Cook's notes: Since Ever Ready missed Fiesta Thursday and Healthy Friday consider this yummy wrap that's easy and healthy. Recipe adapted from kraft and cookingclassy.com
Recipe serves 4.
Greek Grilled Chicken and Hummus Wrap 

Cinnamon Roasted Carrot Salad
Cook's notes: Roasting carrots with cinnamon enhances their natural sweetness.
This light, fresh and healthy salad is perfect for BBQ's, potlucks, and dinner parties alike and it is guaranteed to impress and get rave reviews every time.
Ingredients:
  • 1- 16 oz. package of baby carrots
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or Blood Orange Olive oil 
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. Saigon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp. honey 
  • 1 TB. cider vinegar
  • 4 cups arugula greens
Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Combine the carrots, almonds, and garlic in a mixing bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread out carrot mixture and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Bake the carrots in the preheated oven until soft and the edges turn brown, about 30 minutes. Add in cranberries the last 10 minutes of baking time. Remove and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Once cool, return the carrots mixture to the mixing bowl, Mix honey and vinegar and drizzle over carrot mixture. Toss until coated and evenly mixed. Combine with the arugula and serve immediately.
Check back on Sunday for Part Two Weekend Round-Up 
HF Coors Factory Tour, Tucson, AZ
HF Coors was formed in California in 1925 by Herman Franklin Coors, son of the renowned brewer. Its assets were acquired by Catalina China, Inc. of Tucson and moved from California to Tucson in 2003. HF Coors manufactures and sells plates, dishes, cups, mugs, bowls, trays, platters, baking dishes, salt and pepper sets, sugar bowls, creamers, ramekins, and other kitchenware, pantryware, and chefsware.
A little known fact... they manufacture the coffee mugs used on Ellen DeGeneres show.

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