How To Make Vegetable Stock - A Healthy Alternative To Commercial Broth For Baby. This page shows you how to make vegetable stock (or broth) for your baby.
Store-bought stocks or broths are often high in salt - making them unsuitable for use in baby food (find out more about the dangers of adding salt to baby food). This simple vegetable broth recipe is still full of flavour, but is a much healthier alternative for your little one. We recommend preparing stock or broth for your baby in large quantities, then storing it for future use.
Stock freezes well - and our tip is to freeze it in ice cube trays, then transfer it to freezer bags once it's solid. This means that you'll have handy little individual portions of stock to use in your baby's recipes. Kids party recipes. Fresh-Baked Calzones: What Are Your Best Fillings? I wasn't kidding last week when I said that calzones are simultaneously one of the handiest and most delicious ways to to use up leftover bits and pieces from the fridge and pantry.
Judging by your responses, I'm not alone! From one calzone fan to another, what favorite fillings have you discovered? Following the basic ratio of 2-3 cups of cooked veggies, leftover meat, cheese, and sauce for a batch of six calzones, these are some of the fillings that have gotten a thumbs up in my house: • Traditional Spinach-Ricotta - Sautéed onion and garlic, wilted spinach, mozzarella, ricotta, and tomato sauce. If you eat meat, a handful of diced sausage is never amiss in this one. • Pulled Pork or Chicken - A good scoop of the pulled meat along with a little extra barbecue sauce and a sprinkle of sharp cheddar cheese. • Mixed Grill - Leftover grilled steak chopped up with leftover grilled veggies and a handful of whatever cheese is in the fridge.
How to Make Calzones (And Freeze Them for Later!) Previous image Next image Calzones to eat now or freeze for later!
Calzones are a favorite in my house, not only for a relaxed weekend dinner but also for wrapping up, freezing, and eating for lunches all week long. Lunch or dinner, they're the perfect little "hot pockets" (ahem!) Of cheese, veggies, and leftover meat. I see calzones as the perfect vehicles for using up leftover odds and ends in the fridge. These calzones make such a good make-ahead meal that I often make a double batch. Calzones Makes 6-8 calzones What You Need Ingredients 1 batch thin-crust pizza dough or 2 lbs store-bought pizza dough2-3 cups filling: any favorite combination of cooked meat, cooked veggies, and cheeseOlive oil or melted butter (optional) Equipment Rolling pinBaking SheetParchment paper Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. Cut a square of parchment and roll the calzone dough on top. 5. . • For Method #1, fold the top of the dough over the filling and press to seal.
Transfer calzones to a parchment-lined baking sheet. 6. 6. Fruit, oat & seed bars. Bake an Egg in an Avocado for a Fast and Healthy Breakfast Treat. Baby banana muffins.
Reduced sugar to 1/3 cup. Will try 1/4 next time. Also tried replacing 1 banana with cup of strawberries. – adeleh29
CHICKEN-APPLE MEATBALLS WITH HONEY AND SAGE. Prep Time 0:10 Cook Time 0:14 Inspired by the popularity of chicken-apple sausages on menus everywhere, these easy meatballs provide the perfect balance of sweet and savory.
Serve them with toothpicks as a pre-Thanksgiving appetizer, or make a meal of them with roasted sweet potatoes and a green salad. Turkey or even pork can be subbed for the chicken and thyme or rosemary would be nice in place of the sage. They can also be flattened, pan-fried in olive oil and served as breakfast sausages! Ingredientsextra virgin olive oil for greasing baking sheet Pantry1 lb ground chicken $3.501 large or 2 small tart apple(s), peeled and diced finely $0.501/4 medium onion, diced finely (about 1/4 cup diced) $0.50 for a whole onion2 garlic cloves, minced Pantry1 egg, lightly-beaten $1.50 for 121/4 cup breadcrumbs $2 for 8 oz.1 tbsp honey Pantry6 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped $1 for a bunch3/4 tsp each salt and freshly-ground black pepper Pantry Total Cost of Ingredients: $9 Directions.
Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe. Kid-Friendly Seder Menu: Green Veggie Pancakes. Green Veggie Pancakes Serves 8 2 Cups Zucchini, Broccoli, and/or Cauliflower1/2 Cup Matzo meal1 tsp Kosher Salt2 Large Eggs2 tsp Dried Basil1/2 tsp Garlic PowderCanola or Vegetable Oil Accompaniments: Marinara sauce, Ketchup, or Mustard 1.
Place the vegetables in a food processor and pulse to chop fine.2. Adapted from the great, kid friendly food blog Weelicious. Green Veggie Pancakes- An Easy, Healthy Side Dish. When you've got two kids running around the kitchen and you're trying to focus on too many things at once, mistakes happen (I guess welcome to motherhood, right?).
The other night, I had tossed zucchini, broccoli and cauliflower into the food processor to make Crock Pot Lasagna and accidentally left it running while I ran to answer the phone. The next thing I knew, the veggies that were supposed to be roughly chopped were now chopped so fine that they wouldn't work in the dish. Argh. As you know, nothing bugs me more than wasting food, so I stashed the overworked veggies in the fridge and chopped up a new batch for the lasagna. The next day those finely chopped veggies were staring me in the face when I opened the fridge and I swear I heard them say, "well?
" Whenever you have leftover vegetables (or flat out botch a recipe like I did), the addition of an egg, flour and some herbs can turn a mistake into one of the most delicious and happiest of accidents.