Thursday, February 2, 2012

Mom's recipes......

Southwestern Black Bean Salad
  • 1 15.5 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 9 oz frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 small hass avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 1 lime, juice of
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cilantro
  • salt and fresh pepper
Combine beans, corn, tomato, onion, scallion, cilantro, salt and pepper. Mix with lime juice and olive oil. Marinate in the refrigerator 30 minutes. Add avocado before serving.

Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Squares (Mom's recipe) 
                Preheat oven to 350 degrees
                 Rectangle Pan (9 x 13), lined with foil
                1 stick of butter - melt in foil- lined pan in oven
                Evenly pour 1-1/2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
                 Evenly pour 1 can of sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.)
                1 bag of peanut butter & milk chocolate chips (11 oz.) - spread evenly
                 6 oz. of semi-sweet chocolate chips - spread evenly
                 Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes - watch the edges so they don't burn/brown
                Cool in fridge & cut into squares

So easy and soooo yummy, if you have a sweet tooth!! 

Hope you enjoy!!!! More fun recipes to come, I LOVE finding good ones!


  1. those peanut butter graham cracker squares look amazing! I have the biggest sweet tooth. It's a problem! I will have to try these, thanks for sharing!


  2. The bean salad looks EXACTLY like something I buy at Whole Foods (for $9-something a pound!) to put on my chicken and salads...SO yummy! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Now I can save some $$ !

    XO - Marion


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