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I did fried chicken Friday, did 2 breadings (Half were pork panko, the other were seasoned almond flour) and even used the leftover batter to make some baked hushpuppies in a muffin tin. I used crushed BBQ pork rinds for a panko like crunch breading with extra BBQ rub mixed in. To get it to stick I used a blend of Eggs, Mayo, Mustard which was really nice and sticky and helped it stick to the chicken. I took the left over batter dropped in a 1/4 cup of almond flour and the left over panko crumbs mixed it up and poured into muffin tins. Bit of a strong mustard flavor but were great.

Yesterday was a breakfast sausage quiche for breakfast, and I had some extra waffle batter after doing them for the farmers market so I mixed in some extra egg whites and a bit of almond milk and baked it into a giant 12"  3/4 pancake and used various toppings on it.

Today, I took some Blueberry Amaretti cookies that did not sell and blended them with egg whites and almond milk. I am baking a dessert egg dish, like a cross between half baked cookie dough and blueberry pancakes. Lunch is the same thing but with cinnamon doughnut holes. >.< I got to eat them but they lack enough protein so a cup and a half, of egg whites helps off set that...and it makes them go further.
Oh I am making mini loaf veggie bake for sides for the dessert meals that has kale, eggs, ground breakfast sausage, vegan cheese, and broccoli roughly pulsed....gets my greens in.

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Made pizza the other night.  Used rice tortillas for a super thin crust.  Then used Chebe bread mix for the other.  I made a white sauce and added cooked chicken and bacon and moz.  Added a little Asiago ( that’s all I had) & some park to the crust.  It came out soooooo yummmmmmy!

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Friday was grilled burgers - mushroom & swiss burgers, tomato, pickles - I get burger buns from the red robin when I go to eat there.  I will get a half dozen and pop them into the freezer for such burger occasions.  ate with pot cheese (aka cottage cheese) 

Saturday, was kareng's chicken shwarma or however you spell it - thanx k, it was super delish!  we made a tsaziki salad and pita bread (the bfree is awesome)  

sunday dinner was pork 'snitzel' breaded with mustard cream sauce, roasted taters & yellow squash.  I fixed some more deviled eggs with pickled beets.  mmmm.  and currently at war with the jalapeno plants.  we pickled 11 jars, plant is still like:  ha haaaaaaaa!  here's 50 more just try and keep up.  since I discovered that I love pickled jalapenos, I say bring it, nightshade.  I eat your kind for lunch.....  and dinner.....  on nachos.....  in chicken salad...… in my cereal <ok, that's a lie)  :D

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Tonight I made a chicken taco salad.  I marinated some chicken in lime juice and part of a pack of chili seasoning.  We then put it on salad with a few chips, cheese and salsa for salad dressing . Delicious

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I made turkey with a mango peach salsa in the crockpot!  Served it over rice.  So so yummy!

I used about 2 pounds of “ turkey tenderloin” , fresh sweet onion and a jalapeño .  

https://www.ayearofslowcooking.com/2008/04/turkey-cutlets-in-mango-salsa-crockpot.html?m=1

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Sorta just threw together a spinach quiche with some extra meats. Recipe turned out great.
2 cans spinach drained
1.5lb ground turkey breakfast sausage Browned and drained
8 strips crispy turkey bacon crumbled
6 large eggs
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/2-1tsp red pepper flakes.
black pepper and salt to taste.
8oz ball of Miyoko Mozz

I prepared  it the night before browning the sausage with the red pepper, cooking the bacon, and dumped all except the mozz into a mixing bowl then poured in a 8x8 pan and topped with slices of the mozz. Put in the fridge to marinade over night.
Next morning preheated oven to 350 baked covered for 30 mins then uncovered 30 and broiled for 5 mins to brown the top. PS I only had a bit I delivered the rest to my parents who can not cook as their kitchen is being renovated.
 

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A couple of nights ago I made this - https://www.ayearofslowcooking.com/2008/04/crockpot-baked-spinach-and-cheese.html?m=1

i added some of my homemade pesto and the flavor was great.  It just dries out too much in my crockpot.  I added some warmed jarred pasta sauce on the plate.  Delicious.  I might actually do this with Tikyada rice noodles ( not pre- cooked) and pop it on the oven for 40 minutes or so.  

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Last night we had a grilled steak with some Brazi Bites ( Frozen Brazilian cheese bread) and some carrots and broccoli that I coated with a sweet and spicy sauce and roasted in the oven while the rolls cooked.  

Didn't take a picture because it wasn’t that pretty. 😀

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Last night I made a Mexican lasagna type thing .  It was reasonably low fat for this type of dish.  I used ground turkey that I mixed some chili seasoning in first.  Otherwise I think turkey has no flavor .  Then you pulverize a can of black beans with a cup of salsa, cumin and a little water.  Add it to the cooked turkey and use that for that sauce.  I used half the cheese and used the 2 percent cheese.  I added a layer of frozen corn that I cooked briefly in a dry pan to char.  2 layers of corn tortillas with black olives and chopped tomato on top and pop in the oven to melt.  Yum!

 

Had a Riva Stout from Holidaily brewery with it.

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I can give you a more specific recipe if you want it.

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Ate last night at Bravos Italian .  It’s a US chain so maybe you have it where you live? 

Delicious- had Caprese salad and salmon with asparagus, red peppers, spinach , sweet potatoes.   

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