freezer friendly breakfast sandwiches
7Oct, 2013

Freezer Friendly breakfast sandwiches

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I know it is unrealistic for everyone to have green smoothies for breakfast.  I think eating right is all about finding what works for you; something that is realistic in you lifestyle so it is not just a short-lived diet.  I know how common it is to run through the drive-thru in the morning.  These freezer friendly breakfast sandwiches are a healthier version of a fast food sandwich.  I was even able to use some organic ingredients which I am sure you are not getting when you eat fast food. […]
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23Sep, 2013

Spicy Lentil Soup

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Spicy Lentil Soup from Conscious Cuisine by Cary Neff Leslie made this soup serves 12- 1 cup servings 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 cup diced onion (about 1 large) 1 cup diced carrots (about 2 medium) 1 cups diced celery (about 2  medium ribs) 2 clove of garlic, minced 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 paprika 1 tsp basil 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 2 cup lentils 1-28 oz can diced tomatoes 8 cups vegetable stock 1 bay leaf 1. Heat oil in […]
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23Sep, 2013

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

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Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup This was made by Jessica this month. Author: CopyKat Recipes Recipe Type: Copycat Restaurant Recieps, CopyKat Recipes, Soup Recipes Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Serves: 8 You can make Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi soup just like the Olive Garden does. Just a few ingredients and you can enjoy this famous soup at home. Ingredients 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup finely diced onion 1/2 cup finely diced celery 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup all-purpose […]
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20Sep, 2013

Millet Muffins

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Lindsey also made some millet muffins 2.5 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1/3 cup raw millet 1 teaspoon aluminium-free baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt 1 cup plain yogurt 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup barely melted unsalted butter 1/2 cup honey Grated zest and 2 Tb juice of 1 lemon Preheat oven to 400F with the rack in the top third of the oven. Butter a standard 12-cup muffin pan or line with paper liners. Whisk together flour, millet, baking powder, baking […]
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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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