Monday, April 26, 2010

Garden Chowder

In a large Pot Saute 2 medium zucchini, diced & 1 medium onion diced until tender
In a large glass measuring cup add 3 cups Chicken broth, 1 tsp. lemon juice, and 2 T cornstarch. Mix until blended. add to Pot. bring to a boil.
Add 1 can or 2-3 fresh roma tomatoes, 1 can (12oz) evaporated milk, one can (14.5 oz) corn, and 1 T dry parsley, 1 T dry basil. simmer 5 min.
Just before serving add 1/3 C Parmesan cheese, and 2 cups of cheddar. salt and pepper to taste.

Chicken pot Pie

1 C. California blend Veggies
2/3 C peas and carrots
1 C chicken cooked and diced or a can of chicken would work
1/4 C FF sour cream
1/4 C diced onion or 1 T dried onion flakes
1 Can cream of celery soup
1 C heart healthy Bisquik
3/4 C milk
1 egg

Mix veggies, chicken, soup, sour cream. & onions. Pour into a deep 9 inch pie plate. Mix remaining ingredients until blended. pour over chicken mixture in pie plate. cook and 400 for 25-30 min.

Pepper Casserole

1 lb ground turkey (optional)
1/2 onion sliced
2 cloves garlic
1 zucchini diced
1 can unsalted diced tomatoes
2 C cooked brown rice
1/2 C cheddar cheese, grated
1-2 bell peppers seeded and diced

brown turkey if using it. add a little oil or sprites of oil in large skillet over medium heat and saute onions, garlic, zucchini, peppers and tomatoes. combine rice and cheese and add to this mixture.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Carrot Cake (low fat)

¾ C Brown sugar

¾ C all purpose flour

¾ C whole wheat Flour

1 tsp. Baking soda

1 tsp. Cinnamon

1/8 tsp. Salt

1/3 C Chopped Walnuts

½ C raisins

4 egg whites (or two eggs)

1 tsp. Vanilla

3 ¼ C shredded carrots

2 T Oil

1 can (8oz) crushed pineapple (do not drain)

Peel carrots and shred

Place sugar, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, walnuts, raisins in a bowl and mix by hand.

Add all remaining ingredients and mix by hand until well blended.

Place mix into a greased 9 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 min or until done.

Cream Cheese Frosting

8 oz cream cheese (low or non-fat)

1 tsp. Vanilla

¾ C powder sugar

let cream cheese come to room temp. whip in mixer add Vanilla and sugar and mix until blended.