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Broccoli Salad

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Today is Labor Day!! Since me and Eddie have been gone all week for his Friend Joe's Wedding we are going over to Eddies Mom's instead of hosting ourselves so I decided to make a Broccoli Salad to bring along.

Broccoli Salads are one of my favorites so when I found this recipe on Cooking Light and how easy it was to make from scratch I couldn't resist - as always I adapted a little based on our tastes and what I had on hand



Ingredients
1/3 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 cups coarsely chopped broccoli florets
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/2 cup reduced-sugar dried cranberries
1 cup Grapes

Directions
1. In a Large Bowl Combine mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients (through pepper)

2. Stir in broccoli, and remaining ingredients.

3. Transfer to a serving bowl then Cover and chill 1 hour before serving.

Copy Cat Chile's Honey Chipotle Crispers

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Facebook Food Videos are how i have been finding a majority of my new recipes lately. When a recipe popped up for Copycat Chili's Honey Chipotle Crispers I knew I had to try it as these are one of Eddie's Favorites from the restaurant.

The Original Recipe comes from Delish but I have adapted it based on what I had on hand and our love of extra spice :)


INGREDIENTS
Sauce
3/4 c. Agave
1/4 c. Water
2 tbsp. Sriracha ketchup
2 tsp. Adobo (from a can of Chiptole Pepper in Adobo)
1 tbsp. Apple cider vinegar

Chicken
3/4 c. Flour
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1 tsp. Garlic powder
2 Eggs
1 1/2 c. Panko
1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
Oil for Frying
Dried Ghost Pepper


DIRECTIONS
1) Make the Honey-Chipotle Sauce by combining all ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Whisk and bring to a boil for about 2-3 minutes, letting it reduce. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

2) In a Ziplock Bag, combine flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and…