Community Health Services of Union County, Inc.
1/2 c. Olive oil or extra virgin coconut oil (melted)
3/4 c. pure maple syrup
2 tbsp. turbinado sugar (we used Sugar in the Raw)
1 tsp. kosher salt
3 c. old-fashioned rolled oats
1 c. unsweetened coconut flakes
3/4 c. raw sunflower seeds
3/4 c. raw pumpkin seeds
1. Heat oven to 300°F. Line large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In large bowl, combine oil, maple syrup, sugar, and salt. Add oats, coconut and sunflower and pumpkin seeds and stir to evenly coat.
2. Spread mixture onto prepared baking sheet and bake, stirring every 15 min., until granola is light golden brown and dry, 45 to 55 minutes. Let cool completely.
Maple Bacon Carrots
12 medium carrots, peeled
12 strips bacon
¼ cup maple syrup
Freshly ground black pepper
1. Preheat oven to 400°. Wrap each carrot in one strip of bacon, and place bacon ends down on a large baking sheet. Brush all over with maple syrup and season with black pepper.
2. Bake 10 minutes, remove from oven, and brush with remaining maple syrup. Bake 15 minutes more, or until carrots are tender and bacon is crisp. Serve.
Chicken Taco Pie
·1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
·1 pound ground chicken
·1 envelope taco seasoning
·1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
·1/2 cup water
·1/2 cup salsa
·1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
·1 cup shredded lettuce
·1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
·1 small green pepper, chopped
·1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
·1 green onion, thinly sliced
·2 tablespoons pickled jalapeno slices
·Sour cream and additional salsa
·Preheat oven to 350°. Unroll crescent dough and separate into triangles. Press onto bottom of a greased 9-in. pie plate to form a crust, sealing seams well. Bake until golden brown, 18-20 minutes.
·Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles, 6-8 minutes; drain. Stir in taco seasoning, green chiles, water and salsa; bring to a boil.
·Spoon into crust; sprinkle with cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, 8-10 minutes.
·Top with lettuce, peppers, tomato, green onion and pickled jalapeno. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa.
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