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Avacado Salsa

(makes about 4 cups salsa)
1 c. diced red onion
1 c. cherry tomatoes, cut in half
zest and juice of 1 lime
1/4 c. chopped parsley
 
2 large, ripe avocados, diced
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1/4 tsp salt or to taste
    In a large mixing bowl toss together all but avocado.  Just before serving gently toss in avocado. Excellent with fish, chicken or burgers!

Roasted Potato Salad with Corn - June 2016 Mystery

(serves 12-16)
5 lbs red potatoes cleaned and cubed.
2 red onions thinly sliced 
4 T olive oil
  Toss together with salt and pepper and spread across 1 or 2 large cookie sheets.  Bake in 425* oven for 30 minutes stirring occasionally.  Cool to room temp.
Meanwhile, in large bow place:
                     3 C frozen corn, thawed
                     2 cups celery, diced
  Add cooled potatoes.  Mix together 1/2 cup olive oil, 2/3 cup cider vinegar, 1/2 cup roasted red pepper dressing.  Pour over potato mixture and toss well. Just before serving top with 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil and 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese.

Grape Salad - June 2016 Mystery

(serves 16-20)
  1 bag each: seedless green, red and purple grapes (total approx 4 lbs)
  8 oz light cream cheese, softened
  8 oz reduced fat sour cream
  1/3 cup sugar
  2 tsp vanilla
   Clean grapes and dry well.  Put in large bowl.  Mix together the rest of the ingredients and fold into grape mixture.  Chill until serving and top with 3T brown sugar and 3 T chopped pecans.
June 30, 2016

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER OATMEAL MUFFINS (gluten free/vegan) - June 2016 Mystery

Preheat oven to 350*. 
   Soak 2T chia seeds in 6 T water.  
   In large bowl mash 3 large bananas.  
    Add:
      1 C almond milk 
      1/4 C peanut butter
      1/4 C maple syrup
      1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  Stir in chia 'eggs'
    Add:
      1 scoop chocolate protein powder
      3 C old fashioned oats
      2 T cocoa powder
      1 T baking powder
      pinch of salt.
  Spray mini muffin tins.  Spoon batter to top of each cup.  Bake 25 min. Serves 12

Jan's Cauliflower Salad - June 2016 Mystery

1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
1 head cauliflower, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
    Layer in order listed.  Over the top sprinkle:
      1/4 cup sugar
      1/3 cup Parmesan
      1 cup Helman's Mayonnaise
      1 lb bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
Toss well just before serving.