Elk Chili

Updated 4:54 pm, Fri 2 October, 2015

Easy Elk ChiliHoward L. PuckettSubstitute ground venison, buffalo, or lean beef for the elk in this hearty chili recipe. You can prepare the chili up to a day ahead, cool to room temperature, and refrigerate. Freeze leftovers in individual freezer-safe zip-top plastic bags for up to two months.Yield: 6 servingsIngredients1 pound ground elk2 cups chopped yellow onion1 cup dry red wine (or water)1 1/2 cups water1 tablespoon chipotle chile powder2 teaspoons ground cumin2 teaspoons dried oregano1/2 teaspoon salt2 (14.5-ounce) can diced...

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Spaghetti Squash "Spaghetti"

Updated 4:39 pm, Fri 2 October, 2015

Serves 2 Recipe from Iowa Girl Eats Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash 1 Tablespoon olive oil Seasonings- salt, pepper, Italian, garlic powder ½ cup marinara ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees then line a baking sheet with foil. Wash spaghetti squash well, dry and pierce once with sharp knife. Place squash in microwave for 1 minute. Cut the squash in half with same very sharp knife, and then scrape seeds out with a spoon and place cut side up on the prepared ba...

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Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples & Cinnamon

Updated 4:40 pm, Fri 2 October, 2015

By: slightly adapted from Garnish with LemonServes 82 cups Steel Cut Oats4 cup boiling water2 teaspoon cinnamon3 apples, peeled and diced ¼ cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon salt2 ½ cups skim milkInstructions: Preheat oven to 375 and grease a 9x 13 baking pan. Put oats in large mixing bowl and pour boiling water over the top. Add apples, cinnamon, brown and salt and stir until combined. Add milk and stir. Pour into prepared dish and bake for 50-60 minutes or until browned and set. Stir oa...

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BBQ Lentils

Updated 4:41 pm, Fri 2 October, 2015

Serves: 6 Recipe from: USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council Ingredients: 2 ½ cups dry lentils, rinsed 5 cup water ½ molasses 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 1 Tablespoon vinegar ½ cup tomato catsup (low sodium) 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce (low sodium) 2 Tablespoons minced onion Instructions: You can cook this in the oven or the crock pot. Oven: Preheat to 350 degrees. Combine water and lentils in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 30 minutes. Add remaining ingredients to cooked lentils. Pour com...

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Autumn Chopped Salad

Updated 4:43 pm, Fri 2 October, 2015

Ingredients: Serves 6 6 cups chopped lettuce greens (romaine, or other dark greens) 1 pear, chopped 1 apple, chopped ¼ cup sliced almonds ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup light feta ¼ cup poppy seed dressing 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar Instructions: Chop lettuce into bite size pieces and place in bowl. Cut and chop pear & apple (leave skin on) and add to salad. Add almonds, cranberries, and feta. Mix together poppy seed dressing and balsamic vinegar then add to salad and toss to evenly coat salad. Add grilled chicken to m...

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