Super Bowl Success Stories

Hi everyone!  Yes, Super bowl is in the past for 2014, but who doesn’t remember the yummy snacks that were munched on as the party was enjoyed?  This year I had a blast preparing snacks and finger foods for my family and found a couple new recipes that are winners! So I thought I’d share them with you.  The great thing about both of these recipes is that they can be customized for your particular taste very easily.  Especially the Taquitos, add veggies, salsa, make them fun, this is just the basic foundation!   So, read through them, try them, and modify them…enjoy some healthy and yummy foods!

Chicken Taquitos

Ingredients:

2 chicken breasts, baked and shredded

1 cup Cheddar cheese (or cheese of choice), shredded

16 corn tortillas

Cooking spray

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Spray 9×12 baking dish with cooking spray
  3. Spread about 2 TBSP. chicken over 1/3 or tortilla and sprinkle with cheese
  4. Roll tortilla tightly starting from filled side to form taquito and place seam side down in baking dish
  5. Repeat with remaining tortillas
  6. Bake for approximately 35 minutes

 

Baked Zucchini Chips

Ingredients:

2 zucchini, washed and sliced into thin slices

½ cup bread crumbs

Red pepper flakes (to taste)

½ tsp. Salt

¼ tsp. pepper

½ tsp. Garlic powder

½ tsp. basil

4 TBSP. grated Parmesan cheese

2 egg whites

Cooking spray

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F
  2. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray
  3. In a shallow mixing bowl combine bread crumbs, seasonings, and cheese
  4. Place egg whites in separate shallow bowl
  5. Dip each zucchini slice in egg white and then coat with bread crumb mixture
  6. Place in single layer on baking sheet and spray with cooking spray
  7. Bake for approximately 8 minutes, then turn slices over, spray with cooking spray, and bake for another 8-10 minutes until crisp
  8. Serve immediately

 

 

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