caprese wontons

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caprese wontons

People always talk about shedding pounds after the holidays.  Unfortunately in this household, the holiday weight gain period extends through to the Super Bowl.  It’s flattering to hear that there are people who look forward to the get-together at our house every year, so I must be doing something right, right?  Or is it the guilty pleasure of devouring a 7-layer dip and fried buffalo chicken balls that brings everyone back?  Whatever it is, I don’t care.  Unlike the orchestrated Thanksgiving or Easter meals, the Super Bowl is a nosh-worthy event.  I throw everything onto a table and I sit back and enjoy the game, (or in this year’s case, not enjoy the game so much, but more so my friends and David Beckham).  So this time, I made a concerted effort to try to incorporate some healthier dishes without going all vegan on my guests (not that there is…

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Easy to make Guacamole Dip

Guacamole is a favorite in this home!

Kat Creates

Guacamole IngredientsWe recently returned from a trip to Australia after a fabulous stay with family, my sister-in-law Susan, Simon and my gorgeous nephew and niece, Fraser and Isla. Sue is quite handy around the kitchen and I learnt quite a lot during our 3 week stay (pizza’s cooked on the barbie coming soon!)

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Coconut Chicken Skewers

Gluten Free UAE

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This is a quick and easy to make chicken dish that can be enjoyed cold or hot. The blend of the Thai curry sauce and coconut go wonderfully together. A great snack for parties and also something to keep the husband quiet when he is hungry but does not want a large meal. Although he will end up scoffing the lot. It is so easy to make too! I love dishes that look like you have made an effort but in truth were so easy to whip up. It can be a snack or a main dish…depending upon how many you eat!

INGREDIENTS
1 tblspn red curry paste
75ml coconut cream
4 chicken breasts, cut into long strips
100g dessicated coconut (unsweetened)

METHOD
Mix the curry paste with the coconut cream.Add the chicken strips and leave to marinade for at least 2 hours (I prefer to leave the marinade overnight)…

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