We don't like tomatoes and I don't eat beef or pork. I cook for one, two, and whole parties up to 200. If it's not husband approved, it's not going on here and he's even pickier than me. I hope you enjoy my tips and recipes.
1 c ground oats
1/4 c ground flaxseed
1/4 c whole oats
1/2 c sugar
2 over-ripe bananas
1/3 c chopped pecans (or whatever you have on hand, optional)
1 c water
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon
Mixed it all together, pour into a 6x8 baking dish and bake at 350 for 45-60 minutes (until the toothpick comes out clean).
1 c dried kidney beans
1 1/2 c brown rice, not cooked
6-8 chicken legs (with bones)
1/2 an onion, chopped (almost a cup)
1 Tbsp Old Bay
1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
2 Tbsp Chili powder
1 tsp Garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Soak the beans over night. After the beans have soaked, place the chicken legs in the bottom of the crock pot. Cover them with the rice, beans, onion and spices. Cover everything with water, about 4-5 cups. Cover with the lid and cook on low for 5-6 hours. Remove the chicken legs and let them cool just enough to clean the bones. Remove the meat from the bones and place the meat back into the crock pot. Give it a good stir. If it’s the right consistancy, (beans should be tender, rice soft and thick) serve and enjoy! If it isn’t flavorful enough for you, add more chili powder and/or Old Bay. Want more heat? Add more cayenne pepper.
Alternative: Add a bag of 3 peppers and onion to the crock pot and/or chopped celery.
1/4 c Bisquick gluten free pancake mix
1/4 c Oatmeal (I keep a measurement cup in the oats)
1/2 c Almond milk
Dash - 1/4tsp Cinnamon
Mix it all together and cook it like regular pancakes. Top with maple syrup or you favorite pancake topping.
Just made pancakes this morning and I’m pretty sure I heard a choir sing as I ate them!! Not sure of the measurements, but here’s what I did…
Bisquick gluten free pancake mix
Almost 1/4 c Oatmeal (I keep a measurement cup in the oats)
Mix it all together and cook it like regular pancakes.
I enjoy pancakes, but let’s face it… they aren’t very nutritious. Adding the almond milk and oatmeal increases the nutrition, adds fiber so you’ll stay fuller longer and adds a tiny bit of protein, something that was missing before. Top with real maple syrup.
1 can of tuna in water, drained
2 Tbsp chopped fresh onion
1 tsp lime juice
2 white mushrooms, finely chopped
Salt to taste
Mix it all together and serve with crackers.
1 can or jar of whole black olives (about 10 oz)
1 can or jar of whole green olives (about 10 oz)
1 can or jar of artichokes (about 10 oz)
1 can or jar of mushrooms (about 10 oz)
1 can or jar of sweet banana peppers (about 10 oz)
1 packet of Italian Seasoning
Red wine or baslamic vinegar
Drain the liquid from all your jars/cans and pour the rest of the contents a serving bowl. Add the Italian seasoning packet. Add olive oil and vinegar to taste. Mix well. Either serve right away, or chill and serve later.
Decided to make muffins for the next few mornings.
1/2 c oatmeal, ground to flour
3 Tbsp flax seeds, ground to flour
3 Tbsp oatmeal, not ground
3 Tbsp sugar
1/2 c water
1/2 c blueberries
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
Mix it all together. Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes, until the toothpick comes out clean. Makes 6.