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Time to pull out that crock pot again for a taste that’s South of the border.  This recipe was passed down from friend to friend and is always sure to please.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 4-8 hours

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 can of each: kidney beans, hominy and pinto beans (undrained)
  • 1-2 can stewed or diced tomatoes
  • 1 can diced green chilies
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 pack taco seasoning
  • 1 pack ranch dressing
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • shredded cheese
  • sour cream
  • corn chips

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Brown meat and drain.
  2. DO NOT drain anything from the canned goods.
  3. Pour all ingredients into crockpot and cook on low for 8 hours (or high for 4 hours.)
  4. Top with corn chips, shredded cheese, sour cream, green onions.

If you substitute a can of Ro-Tel diced tomatoes & green chilies for one can of the diced tomatoes than you don’t need to add the onion or chilies because they are already included in the can.

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thumbnail1Looking for a healthy summer dessert? You’ve found it.  This is  a great way to use up the last of that pint of sorbet or frozen yogurt. For a less healthy approach (and even yummier) use your favorite ice cream instead. Kids will love them!!!

Makes 1 serving

ACTIVE TIME: 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes
EASE OF PREPARATION: Easy

INGREDIENTS:
4 small vanilla-snap cookies
2 tablespoons fruit sorbet or frozen yogurt

Mini Dessert SandwichDIRECTIONS:
Top 2 cookies with 1 tablespoon sorbet (or frozen yogurt). Top with 2 more cookies. Freeze sandwiches for at least 30 minutes to firm up.

source: EatingWell Magazine

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