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Dr. Julie David Talaiver
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
Firewheel Town Center
650 Beebalm Ln., Ste #200
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 414-5437 (KIDS)
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A Little Sweet Tooth:

Lemon Butter Chicken

by Julie David Talaiver on 02/25/15

This was So yummy on a cold winter night!
LEMON BUTTER CHICKEN

Prep Time10 minutes

Cook Time40 minutes

Total Time50 minutes

Yield8 servings

Easy crisp-tender chicken with the creamiest lemon butter sauce ever - you'll want to forget the chicken and drink the sauce instead!

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Season chicken thighs with paprika, salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large oven-proof skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken, skin-side down, and sear both sides until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side; set aside.
  • Melt remaining tablespoon butter in the skillet. Add garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, heavy cream, Parmesan, lemon juice and thyme.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat, stir in spinach, and simmer until the spinach has wilted and the sauce has slightly thickened, about 3-5 minutes. Return chicken to the skillet.
  • From DamnDelicious.net

My favorite Soup!

by Julie David Talaiver on 11/13/12

This is my favorite soup from msflourgirl.com!  A great way to stay warm this week!

Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

1 pound Italian hot sausage

1 pound lean ground beef

2 cans (14 0z) diced tomatoes

2 cans (15 oz) tomato sauce

2 cups cooked white rice

4 cups chopped green bell peppers

2 envelopes lipton onion dry soup mix

2 beef bouillon cubes

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

2 1/2 cups water

shredded mozzarella cheese

DIRECTIONS

Brown meat thoroughly. Drain grease and combine with dry soup mix in a large pot. Add remaining ingredients (except rice) and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until peppers are soft. Add rice and simmer for 5 more minutes. Scoop into bowls and top with shredded mozzarella cheese.

A little sparkle;)

by Julie David Talaiver on 09/14/12

My sister-in-law told me the best thing to shine/clean up her ring is a little toothpaste.  Tried it last night and it worked like a charm!  I used a toothbrush and a touch of toothpaste and worked it into the small areas around the diamonds and it totally removed the soap scum!  You should see the way it sparkles now!

Funny little ones!

by Julie David Talaiver on 08/29/12

I had a four year old patient tell me today that she was turning into a werewolf.  I asked her why she thought she was changing into a werewolf. 

Her reasoning:

1. She has pointy teeth.

2. She pointed to her legs and exclaimed "And hair is growing on my legs".

I laughed so loud!

Movie Stars?

by Julie David Talaiver on 06/21/12

Check out our new video of the office on our HOME page!  I think we have little movie stars!

FDA update: Benzocaine Products

by Julie David Talaiver on 01/22/12

Please be careful with teething gels for babies due to a risk of methemoglobinemia, a condition where the amount of oxygen is reduced in the blood.  The Academy of Pediatrics recommends to use a chilled teething ring or massaging your babies' gums.

Start the new year off right!

by Julie David Talaiver on 01/10/12

Please remember to avoid STICKY sweet snacks (i.e. fruit chews and fruit roll-ups)!!!

White Chocolate Pie...Mmmm....

by Julie David Talaiver on 12/11/11

My first attempt at a pie and loved it!  It was great with a premade pie crust, reduced fat cream cheese, and 1% milk!

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WHITE CHOCOLATE PIE

WHITE CHOCOLATE PIE DRIZZLED WITH CHOCOLATE SAUCE

WHITE CHOCOLATE PIE

1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs

2 tablespoons sugar

7 tablespoons melted butter

2 cups milk

1 8oz package cream cheese, softened

2 small boxes of JELL-O white chocolate pudding (instant)

1 8oz container of cool whip, thawed

DIRECTIONS

To prepare the crust; add the sugar to the cracker crumbs and mix. Pour in the melted butter and combine until moistened. Pat into a pie plate and set aside.

To make the creamy pie filling; mix cream cheese with 1 cup milk until well blended on low speed of mixer. Add the rest of the milk and pudding mix and continue to blend on low-med speed. Once mixture is smooth, gently fold in the cool whip . Pour into the prepared crust and refrigerate for 4 hours. Top with shaved white chocolate or white chocolate chips and drizzle with a chocolate sauce or hot fudge topping.

Note: If you don’t have white chocolate for the top, chopped macadamia nuts are great with this pie.

For the crust; pour melted butter into cracker crumb mixture

pat into pie plate

For the pie filling; mix on low speed, 1 cup milk and cream cheese. Add the rest of the milk and pudding mix and continue to blend until smooth.

Fold in cool whip

Pour into prepared crust, cover and refrigerate for 4 hour

Top with white chocolate and chocolate sauce

It’s irresistible!