Cristina Ferrare

Shaved Fennel and Parmesan Salad

Shaved Fennel and Parmesan  Salad



4 Cups of Shaved Fennel ( about 2 large Bulbs)

3 ounces shaved Parmesan cheese

3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Juice from 1 lemon

4 sprigs Italian parsley, leaves pulled off, coarse chop

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Homemade Tortilla Chips

Football Season Snacks: Homemade Tortilla Chips 


I like to make my own homemade tortilla chips and keep them in my pantry. This is a great way to whip up a quick snack anytime especially with guacamole and salsa. My husband loves nachos, so I feel a little less guilty making him his favorite football Sunday snack with these baked tortilla chips. You can use these chips to make  tortilla soup using these chips as the base for the soup, which is always a big hit! It is heart healthy to bake your chips instead of fry them, it gives you extra crunch with less calories.

Some options you can use to flavor them are, lime or lemon juice, cayenne pepper, chili powder or chipotle chili powder.

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