20Sep, 2013

Black Bean-Mushroom Chili

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Slow-Cooker Black Bean-Mushroom Chili Lindsey made this recipe for the September Frozen food cooking group from EatingWell:  Winter 2004, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004).  She said that make enough to share 15 servings meant it could not fit in the slow-cooker so she made it on the stove instead. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/slow_cooker_black_bean_mushroom_chili.html Black beans, earthy mushrooms and tangy tomatillos combine with a variety of spices and smoky chipotles to create a fantastic full-flavored chili. It can simmer in the slow cooker all day, which makes it perfect for a healthy supper when […]
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20Sep, 2013

Italian Wedding Soup

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This was the recipe I made for September’s frozen food cooking club. I made 15 servings to give away (3 for each of the 5 girls).  I interpreted it from Giada De Laurentiis’ recipe found here; http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/italian-wedding-soup-recipe/index.html My husband does not really like soup, he is more like a pizza and mac and cheese kind of guy, but he looks forward to when I make this. Italian Wedding Soup This recipe was for 8 servings so I made 2.5 times this amount.  This is what my freezer looked like. Ingredients Meatballs: 1 […]
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20Sep, 2013

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

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PEANUT BUTTER OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS   Yield: 30 muffins(because I make enough to freeze) INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1.5 cups white whole wheat flour 1 cup old fashioned oats 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1cup creamy peanut butter 4 large eggs 2 cup 1% milk 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 teaspoon vanilla 1.5 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a muffin tin with baking cups or grease with […]
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28Aug, 2013

Overnight Oats

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I find breakfast to be very hard for me and my husband as we are running out the door at different times.  I have starting making overnight oats which is keeps me very full and is delicious.  Here is how to make them.   I use a mason jar and add these ingredients: all measurements are approximate 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup old fashion oats (uncooked) 1/2 cup of yogurt 1 teaspoon chia seeds (thickens it up and is very healthy) 1/4 mashed banana   Then comes the exciting part […]
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21Mar, 2011

Protein Balls

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One of my patients made these for me and I just loved them!  I now keep some in my office at all times for a healthy protein snack. 1 cup peanut butter or almond butter ¾ cup honey or agave nectar 1 cup Protein powder, chocolate or vanilla 1 cup oats 1.    Microwave peanut butter and honey in a microwave safe bowl for 90 seconds. 2.    Mix in your favorite Protein Powder. 3.    Stir in oats. 4.    Wait for it to cool a little and roll into tablespoon sized balls.  Makes about […]
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