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Cucumber Salsa Recipe

This is not your standard salsa recipe but a fun way to use up those extra cucumbers from your garden.  You can eat this Cucumber Salsa as a side salad or with chips as a salsa.

Recipe for Fresh Cucumber Salsa

In a medium sized bowl combine

  • 2 1/2 cups chopped cucumber
  • 1 cups finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup minced  red onion
  • 1/4 chopped cilantro
  • 1/2  jalapeno minced (a whole one  if you like it with more heat)
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Mix well and enjoy, the flavors will mix and become even better so we like to keep it in the refrigerator a few hours before we eat it.

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 If you are looking for a more traditional salsa recipe this Recipe for Fresh Garden Salsa is my favorite! 

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Recipe for Cooking ~ Chocolate Zucchini Muffins with applesauce and peanut butter chips

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Chocolate zucchini muffins with applesauce

 

With all the zucchini from our garden I have been making Chocolate zucchini muffins with applesauce every other day.  My kids are loving them, plus we have had lots to share as well! These are my favorite, hope you enjoy them as well!  Also a money saving tip these freeze well too!

Recipe for Cooking ~ Chocolate chip  zucchini muffins with applesauce and peanut butter chips

Wet Ingredients 

  • 1/2  cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1  3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (or lemon)
Dry Ingredients 
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
Add at the very end
  • 2 cup finely grated Zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips

Chocolate zucchini muffins with applesauce

In a large mixing bowl, cream the wet ingredients with a mixer till smooth (1-2 minutes).  Sift in dry ingredients, blend thoroughly.  Then stir in zucchini and chocolate  and peanut butter chips by hand.  Spoon batter into muffin tins (with liners) fill 2/3 of the way full. Makes 24 muffins. Bake at 350 for 20-24 minutes.

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Chocolate chip zucchini muffins with applesauce and peanut butter chips

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 muffins
Author A Thrifty Mom

Ingredients

  • Wet Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice or lemon
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Add at the very end
  • 2 cup finely grated Zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips or butterscotch chips

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the wet ingredients with a mixer till smooth (1-2 minutes). Sift in dry ingredients, blend thoroughly. Then stir in zucchini and chocolate and peanut butter chips by hand. Spoon batter into muffin tins (with liners) fill 2/3 of the way full. Makes 24 muffins. Bake at 350 for 20-24 minutes.
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Recipe for Sweet Corn and Black Bean Salsa

In a medium sized bowl combine

  • 2 cups finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup sweet corn (fresh, canned or frozen)
  • 1 cup black beans ( I used canned, and I rinsed them)
  • 1/2 cup minced  red onion
  • 1/4  chopped cilantro
  • 1  jalapeno minced
  • 1  teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon  fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Mix well and enjoy, the flavors will mix and become even better so we like to keep it in the refrigerator a few hours before we eat it.

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Sweet Corn and Black Bean Salsa Recipe

Course Appetiser
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 2 cups finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup sweet corn fresh, canned or frozen
  • 1 cup black beans I used canned, and I rinsed them
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 chopped cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Instructions

  1. Mix well and enjoy, the flavors will mix and become even better so we like to keep it in the refrigerator a few hours before we eat it.

 

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 If you are looking for a more traditional salsa recipe this Recipe for Fresh Garden Salsa is my favorite!

Or try the Cucumber Salsa Recipe

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Oven Baked Lemon Chicken Recipe

Are you looking for a quick and easy but delicious chicken recipe? Then you will want to try this Baked Lemon Chicken recipe!  I have always wanted to try it in the crock put but have never done it… but I bet it would be good as well.

 You will need

  • 2-3 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter room temp
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons  green onions minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • pinch of garlic powder
  • pinch of black pepper
Mix ingredients together and spread in a even layer over the chicken. Bake in a 350 degree oven 30-40 minutes or till it reaches 165 degrees inside.  Eat over the top of rice or noodles, enjoy!

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