Alton Brown Meatloaf Recipe

I have been looking for a good meatloaf recipe and found this one from Alton Brown.

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Alton Brown Meatloaf Recipe
The picture doesn't do this justice but I forgot to take picture before, so this is after. This was moist and flavorful. Made a meatloaf sandwich the next day and it was delicious.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 75 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
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Topping
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 75 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Topping
Instructions
  1. Oven rack should be in center position. Preheat oven to 325. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Combine croutons, black and cayenne pepper, chili powder, and thyme in food processor. Pulse until it becomes crumbs, Place in large mixing bowl. Add onions, carrots, garlic and red pepper to food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Don't overpulse should not be puree. Pour into bowl. Add the chuck and sirloin to bowl. Add salt and mix well. Don't squeeze the meat. Press the meat mixture into a loaf pan. Turn it over and place on baking sheet. Cook 10 minutes and pull out from oven and remove loaf pan. Cook Meatloaf another 55 minutes. Mix the ketchup, cumin, hot sauce and honey in bowl and stir well. Once the meatloaf has cooked that 55 minutes, pull out and brush topping on top. Cook additional 10 minutes. Let meatloaf cool 10 minutes before serving.

Honey Soy Chicken Drumsticks

Adapted from recipe found on Alexandra’s Kitchen

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Honey Soy Drumsticks
These are flavorful and extremely easy.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 85 minutes
Servings
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Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 85 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400. Wash and pat dry drumsticks. Spray a 9x13 pan and place the chicken in it. Combine ingredients and mix well. Pour on top of the chicken and cover thoroughly. I did this twisting with tongs. Cook in oven for 30 minutes. Take chicken out and turn over. Cook for an additional 30 minutes. Take out again and turn cook for remaining 15 minutes. Ready to serve.

Cacao Granola

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Cacao Granola
Make your own granola for breakfast with this easy recipe. Serve with yogurt and fruit for a perfect way to start your morning.
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  1. Preheat oven to 300F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Mix the oats, almonds, coconut sugar, cacao powder, flaxseed, salt, cinnamon, and cacao nibs together in a large bowl. Combine coconut oil and honey in a small saucepan, bring to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla. Add to the oat mixture and mix until thoroughly coated.
  3. Spread onto lined baking sheet and bake until golden brown, stirring after 20 minutes. Bake 5-10 minutes more. Granola will crisp up and harden some after cooling.
  4. Let cool completely before serving. Store in airtight container at room temp.
Recipe Notes

This recipe was adapted fromĀ Clean Food Dirty City

The Stinger

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The Stinger
This is a strong one, but the sweetness from the honey brightens it up.
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  1. In a small glass place honey, stir in water to dilute. Add ice to glass, gin, and lemon juice. Stir to combine. Add slice of lemon if desired. Enjoy!

Raspberry, Almond Butter Muffins

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Raspberry, Almond Butter Muffins
These are a great breakfast muffin. The only problem I had was not making enough, they went fast.
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muffins
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muffins
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  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line muffin tins with liners and spray with nonstick cooking spray to prevent sticking. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. In a blender add bananas, oats, yogurt, almond butter, honey, almond milk, eggs, and vanilla. Blend about 30 seconds. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Fold in raspberries.
  2. Fill muffin cups about 3/4 full. Bake for 20-23 minutes or until tops are lighty golden brown. Transfer muffins to a wire rack to cool. Enjoy!