Orange dreamsicle cupcakes

1 stick butter,softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, separated and whites beaten until stiff
1 Tbsp orange zest
1 tsp orange oil
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup orange juice

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
Line tins

In a mixing bowl add butter, sugar egg yolks, zest and orange oil,cream together.
Mix flour, salt and baking powder in a separate bowl. Add to creamed together ingredients 1/3 at a time alternating between dry ingredients and orange juice
Pour 1/4 cup batter into 18 cupcake liners and bake for 15-21 minutes
Cool 10 minutes remove from Tins and completely cool.

VANILLA FROSTING
1 cup butter
1 tsp clear vanilla
4 cups powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp milk
Cream together butter and vanilla. Gradually add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. Add milk and beat until fluffy!!

ENJOY!!;)

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BLACKBERRY MARGARITA CUPCAKES

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Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
Line cupcake tin(s)

In mixing bowl add,
1 box of white cake mix
3 room temp egg whites
3/4- cup margarita mix with or without tequila
1/2-cup blackberry liquor
1/3- cup veggie oil
Beat on low for 30 seconds,scrape sides and continue beating for 2 minutes on medium
Place 1/4- cup batter in each liner
Bake on 350 degrees for 17-21 minutes
Cool in tin for 10 minutes, remove and continue cooling

Blackberry butter cream

1-1/2 cups butter, softened
1-lb confectioner sugar
3-Tbsp blackberry liquor
2- Tbsp lime juice
Beat all together
frost cupcakes and top with a large fresh blackberry and a straw!!

ENJOY!!!:)

Italian Po Boy Dip

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In a medium bowl mix
1/4 lb of each turkey, ham, salami, prosciutto and provolone cheese, diced
1 tomato, diced
1/2 head lettuce, diced
1/2 purple onion, diced
1/4-1/2 cup of wax pepper, diced
Mix all together

In a small bowl mix
1/2 cup mayo
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
Stir all together

Pour dressing over meats and cheese, stir till covered.
Serve in a hollowed out bread round with a sliced crusty bread
ENJOY!!:)
***Adapted from the http://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com****

Foil Packet Chicken

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Pre- Heat oven to 400 degrees
Cut 4 pieces of foil and spray with no stick spray
Mix 1 box of stuffing mix (stove top) with 1-1/4 cups water, place a scoop of stuffing on top each piece of foil
Place 1 boneless skinless chicken breast on top stuffing
Sprinkle 1 TBSP of bacon bits on each chicken breast
Place a 1/4 cup shredded cheese on top bacon bits
Drizzle with 1 TBSP ranch on top and add 1/4 cup broccoli florets
Fold up foil, tenting
Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes

You can change the stuffing for browned hash browns and change the sauce and veggies! There are so many variations to get creative with and hardly any cleanup!!!
ENJOY!!:)