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Healthy Homemade Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe

One of my most favorite dressings is this Healthy Homemade Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe.
Healthy Homemade Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe, with Lemon cilantro garlic and honey, great on any salad perfect for spring and summer menu plans
We are finally having some beautiful weather here. When we have nice weather I eat a lot more salad.  I tend to eat the same salad combos but like to mix it up with different salad dressings.   This smooth and creamy avocado dressing is pretty amazing. I like it on green salad, pasta salad or even a corn and bean salad. Hope you enjoy it too.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Avocado
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 a clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (red wine vinegar works too)
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • salt/pepper to taste

Directions

Blend everything in a blender or food processor  until smooth and creamy. Add just a bit of water if you would like the dressing a little thinner. I do! Then adjust the salt.
This makes about 1/2 cup or so (give or take). Depends if you like it a little thicker or not. It should last 2-3 days in the fridge – the flavor changes a bit.  Of course you can double the recipe and adjust it to your taste if you tend to like it more or less with the acidity of the lemon/vinegar.

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Healthy Homemade Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe ~ Lunch or Dinner Idea
 
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Recipe type: Dressing
Ingredients
  • Half an Avocado
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Quarter cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Half a clove garlic
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • A Quarter cup apple cider vinegar (red wine vinegar works too)
  • Three Tbsp honey
  • salt/pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Blend everything in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy. Add just a bit of water if you would like the dressing a little thinner. I prefer my thin! Then add the salt.
  2. This makes about ½ cup or so (give or take). Depends if you like it a little thicker or not. It should last 2-3 days in the fridge. The flavor changes a bit as it ages. Of course you can double the recipe and adjust it to your taste if you tend to like it more or less with the acidity of the lemon/vinegar.
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I first posted these Vampire Donuts A Quick and Easy Treat For Halloween, a few years ago. We have made them every year since then. We have improved or changed the recipe or creation process a little. So I thought I would update the post and share the new and improved version of our Vampire Donuts A Quick and Easy Treat For Halloween with you. Printable version below.

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Vampire Donuts A Quick and Easy Treat For Halloween

Are you looking for a fun treat idea to bring to your kids school or a Halloween party?  My mother-in-law made these for my kids and they absolutely adored them. In fact 6 year old squealed with joy when she opened the lid of the donut box and saw these looking back at her.

I love that anyone can make these, but they turn out so cute every time. We have made them with Krispy Kreme donuts as well as bakery donuts, they all work. You just have to make sure they have a hole in the middle to put the teeth in.  Last year was the first time I made them with chocolate and maple frosting and they still turned out!  SO do not stress if you can not find glazed donuts. In fact I think the colored teeth add a little character to the plate.  My kids call the ones with colored fangs, Monsters and the ones with clear teeth Vampires.

All you need is:

 Vampire Donuts A Quick and Easy Treat For Halloween Directions:

Squish the vampire teeth together and press them into the middle of the donut hole. Pick your eyes, Chocolate chips, M&M’s or Candy Eyes and press them into the donut.  Simple as that you have a treat that is sure be a hit! Really even my 6 year old could make these, and they would still turn out cute!

 

Check out our How to Video

 

vanpire donuts, such a FUN but SIMPLE treat idea that is sure to make your kids smile #Halloween #TreatIdeas

 

 

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Vampire Donuts A Quick and Easy Treat For Halloween
 
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Are you looking for a fun treat idea to bring to your kids school or a Halloween party? My mother-in-law made these for my kids and they absolutely adored them. In fact 6 year old squealed with joy when she opened the lid of the donut box and saw these looking back at her. I love that anyone can make these, but they turn out so cute every time. We have made them with Krispy Kreme donuts as well as bakery donuts, they all work. You just have to make sure they have a hole in the middle to put the teeth in. Last year was the first time I made them with chocolate and maple frosting and they still turned out! SO do not stress if you can not find glazed donuts. In fact I think the colored teeth add a little character to the plate. My kids call the ones with colored fangs, Monsters and the ones with clear teeth Vampires.
Ingredients
  • All you need is:
  • Donuts (or bagels if your trying to go low sugar)
  • Chocolate chips, M&M's or Candy Eyes
  • vampire teeth
  • Vampire Donuts A Quick and Easy Treat For Halloween Directions:
Instructions
  1. Squish the vampire teeth together and press them into the middle of the donut hole. Pick your eyes, Chocolate chips, M&M's or Candy Eyes and press them into the donut. Simple as that you have a treat that is sure be a hit! Really even my 6 year old could make these, and they would still turn out cute!

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Oreo Cookie Bats, a fun and easy Halloween treat that is sure to make your family smile!  They are crazy easy to make too, oh and did I mention only 4 ingredients. Gotta love an easy recipe that is this adorable!

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Oreo Cookie Bats Easy Halloween Treats

How many of you have a Halloween party every year? Or maybe just watch a spooky movie and make some fun treats to share with your friends and family?  If you are looking for an EASY recipe that is spooky and cute then you are going to love these Oreo Cookie Bats. So easy that my 9 and 11 year old girls totally made these all by themselves.

Ingredients:

Directions

First step, you will want to melt your chocolate chips or melting chocolate. I do this by putting them in the microwave for 15 seconds at a time. Take them out and stir them each time, until smooth and melted.  I melted mine in a Ziploc bag, and then cut the tip off the corner to use it like a piping bag.  Make sure your whole is not too big. This will allow you to have better control of your melted chocolate.

Next you will want to take the filling out of your large Oreo’s. You just need the cookie part not the filling. You will need 1/2 of the cookie (or one whole side) for each bat you make.  Once you take the frosting out of the middle, break each side in half. This will now become the wings to your bat.

Place  the wings of your bat face down on a plate. The rounded edge is the top of the wing and the broken cookie part is the bottom. Add some melted chocolate to the tip of each of these, and put a mini Oreo on the middle. The mini Oreo will become the body of your bat.  These will need to sit, and allow the chocolate to firm up or your bats will fall apart.  If you are in a hurry move them into the freezer and they will firm up, within just a few minutes.

Once the chocolate has cooled and the wings are secured to the bat body. Flip over your bat and add two drops of chocolate to the front and attach the candy eyeballs. Allow for the chocolate to harden and you are ready to eat your Oreo Cookie Bats!

 

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Casserole Crock Slow Cooker

You’ll find a slow cooker on my counter a couple times every week. From cooking the main dish to warming things up to just making dessert.

 

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I love my crock-pot, so why would I need/ want another one.  Well this is NO ORDINARY Crock-pot, this is a casserole crock, with a shorter side wall and large bottom.  You can take the casserole insert OUT and bake in the oven…. YES bake it in the oven then put it back in the crock pot to keep it warm. Or sue the lock down lid for easy transport.  If you want to cook the whole meal in the crock-pot that is fine too, but I love that his has so many OPTIONS.


This Crock-Pot Black and White is marked down to only $32.00 , that is 36% off and the lowest price I have seen! HURRY and grab one before the price goes back up!

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