Greek Quinoa Salad

Lady Behind The Curtain - Greek Quinoa Salad

This salad is not only healthy and good for you but it is also packed with delicious flavor!  A perfect salad to take to potlucks, picnics or serve at a ladies luncheon. This salad only has 184 calories per 3/4 cup serving. Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe (serves 10) Ingredients 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1 – 10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1-1/2 cup (6 ounces) crumbled feta cheese 1 cup grape tomatoes 3/4 cup black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber 1/2 cup sliced pepperoncinis 1/2 cup Greek olives, pitted … Continue reading

Chimichurri Quinoa And Corn Patties

Lady Behind The Curtain - Chimichurri Quinoa And Corn Patties

Make these Chimichurri Quinoa and Corn Patties for your next Ladies Brunch or for Mother’s Day.  Easy to make and healthy too!  Make them in advance, store in the refrigerator and re heat in the oven before serving.  But be WARNED you’ll need to make extra because your guests are going to gobble these delicious bites! I am completely in love with these flavorful Patties. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite recipes and ZipList will automatically add the ingredients to a Shopping List. Print Chimichurri … Continue reading

49ers Guacamole {Avocados from Mexico}

Lady Behind The Curtain - 49ers Guacamole {Avocados from Mexico}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Avocados from Mexico for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Go green this game day with Avocados from Mexico! Make Avocados from Mexico a part of your party with winning recipes made with the rich, creamy green goodness of avocados. Nothing says “game day” more than a BIG bowl of guacamole. There’s no better place to find great recipes for your game day celebration then at game day recipes. You can also follow Avocados from Mexico on Facebook. I HAVE BEEN A 49ER FAN SINCE JOE MONTANA WAS THE … Continue reading

Corn Casserole

Lady Behind The Curtain - Corn Casserole

This casserole is sweet, fluffy and compliments any main dish.  Take this one to the next pot luck!  It’s good even at room temperature! Corn Casserole Recipe Ingredients 1 small onion, chopped 2 tablespoons butter 1 can creamed corn 1 can Mexican corn, drained 16 ounce sour cream small box corn muffin mix (8.5 ounces) 3 eggs 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Saute onions in butter until translucent.  Mix together the onions, corn, sour cream, muffin mix and eggs.  Mix until well combined.  Pour into a 9×13 baking dish and top with the shredded cheese.  … Continue reading

Mexican Bean Salad

Lady Behind The Curtain - Mexican Bean Salad

Not the typical combinations a flavors you would expect from a Mexican Bean Salad but they all work together perfectly to make a delicious easy salad.  I serve this salad buffet style so the guests can pile on their favorite things.  It also makes leftovers tastier since the dressing isn’t on the lettuce you don’t get a mushy salad the next day. Print Mexican Bean Salad Prep Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 30 minutes Yield: Serves 12 Ingredients2 heads iceberg lettuce, chopped 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 bunch of green onions, chopped 1 small can sliced black olives 4 avocados, diced … Continue reading

Pork Chops With Spicy Apple-Mustard Sauce

Lady Behind The Curtain - Pork Chops with Spicy Apple-Mustard Sauce

Another fabulous recipe from the ladies of The LooneySpoons Collection Cookbook.  Adding apple butter to the recipe really adds a lot of flavor without a lot of ingredients.  I loved this recipe and it only has 304 calories per serving. Pork Chops with Spicy Apple Mustard Sauce Recipe (serves 6) Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 6 boneless pork loin chops ( about 5 ounces each), trimmed of fat 1 cup apple butter 2 tablespoons yellow or brown mustard 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 cups golden delicious apples, peeled, cored and sliced … Continue reading