Asiago Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli Asiago Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli My husband has been away on a business trip for nine days, and while I surrendered early on to the fact that peanut butter sandwiches and cereal would be my new meals, that’s not been the case at all. I’ve had dinner with neighbors, gone out with friends, and cooked plenty for myself. One thing that I’ve made sure to do, though, has been comfort myself with a warm homemade meal. This delicious side dish is about as versatile as it gets, and is also a great way to get kids to scarf down some veggies! Print Save Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes, peeled if you prefer 1 cup broccoli florets, fresh or frozen 2 Tbsp. butter 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 cup freshly grated asiago Directions: Bring slightly salted water to a boil in a medium pot. Peel potatoes or leave skins on, and cut into 1/2-inch chunks. Add asiago cheese. Enjoy!
Simple Deep Dish Pizza Pie, pie, I made you a pie. A pie on the fly. Without any ryyyeee! Sorry. I have never really been a deep dish kind of girl. However, after recently getting the urge to go deep dish on you guys, I did a quick Facebook survey to see if you’d prefer something savory or sweet. Most deep dish pies involve some super buttery, complicated crust that I honestly don’t have the time or energy or desire to make. I like my crust to taste like crust, not a buttery dinner roll. Once you get past the complicated part of a deep dish pizza, namely the crust, it’s quite simple. You get a round pan or cast iron, and rub it with olive oil. Boom. This pie was SO SO good! Despite being butter free it tasted absolutely decadent thanks to the layers of cheese, sauce and roasted veggies. I could’ve eaten the whole thing, probably, except that my belly could only hold two small pieces. With a crust prepared ahead of time (or snagging a quality store-bought) this pie comes together in about 45 minutes. Serves: 4
50 Slow Cooker Recipes Life is busy around my house. Even though I have young kids, we are working on potty training, sharing, walking and just staying safe :) Toddlers are such a crazy and fun age! School is back in session, or almost back in session, and I am sure life is or will get busy taking kids to school, sporting events, extracurricular activities and pretty much anything that comes with the hustle and bustle of life. My mom was/is a huge fan of just throwing something in the crock pot in the morning and not having to worry about dinner the rest of the day. Thankfully, she has passed down that love to me! Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Cafe Rio Chicken Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Slow Cooker Chile Colorado Southwestern Beef Stew Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup Crock Pot Sweet Apricot Chicken Slow Cooker Sauerkraut Soup Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli Honey Sauced Chicken Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken Slow Cooker Berry Cobbler Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushrooms
16 Simple Recipes for Every Meal of the Year Happy New Year! It’s 2013 – Woo Hoo! And one of my goals for the new year is to cook more for my family. However, I’m not exactly a master chef. But I do think I’ve put together some pretty tasty dishes over the past year that don’t require a lot of expertise and pretty little effort! Top 16 Easy Recipes of 2012 Breakfasts: Confetti Pancakes Whole Wheat French Toast with Buttered Bananas Lunches: Lower Fat Flat bread White Pizza Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Crescent Rolls Dinners (Seafood): Sweet and Spicy Salmon Recipe Jumbo Crab Cake Topped with Remoulade Sauce Panko and Parmesean Encrusted Flounder Shrimp Pasta with Lemon Butter Sauce Dinner (Casseroles): Simple Taco Bake Low Fat Turkey Meatloaf Easy Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole Dinners (Slow Cooker): Ginger-Teriyaki Pot Roast Topped with Sweet Onions Slow Cooker Cheesy Ranch Chicken Bake Desserts: Simple Sour Cream Double Layer Chocolate Cake Strawberry Dump Cake Dessert Here’s to a happy and TASTY New Year!
Hash Brown Wrapped Eggs It's been hard for me to switch gears from the whole "Stuffed" concept. It's too late to get this guy into the book, so here it is, Stuffed DVD special features! This is a play on a scotch egg, but also a Peruvian dish called papas rellenas. Roast the potatoes until tender. Mix with some flour, salt, herbs, and spices. Soft boil some eggs using this method. The potato mixture is mashed and ready. With well floured hands and surface, spread out some potato and roll it around your egg. Perfect. Fry em up until browned all around. Just another potato... With a suprise inside! Wait for it... Pop a little sriracha on this thing and it will be the best breakfast you have had in months! Baked Buffalo Chicken Pasta Can you keep a secret? Last night I went to a karate slash pilates slash bootcamp-ish slash heart attack class. I know. Your face? Your expression you are wearing right now? Anyway. All I could think of during this class was cheese. After flinging myself through the front door following my uncoordinated attempt at unarmed combat and eating four handfuls of peanut butter stuffed pretzels (I hear they are excellent for muscle recovery. write that down.), it dawned on me that peanut butter pretzels do not a dinner make. Then I remembered the buffalo chicken mac sitting in the fridge and decided it qualified as a post-workout recovery meal. Uh… wait a minute. This is sort of like mac and cheese. But guess what? I don’t care what you call it. Baked Buffalo Chicken Pasta serves 4-6 1 pound pasta (I used whole wheat orecchiette) 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cut into chunks 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon flour 1 1/2 cups milk 1/3 cup buffalo wing sauce 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
25 Vegetarian recipes you can cook in under 30 minutes We are big fans of spending quality time on food and eating. Eating is one of the most important things you do all day long, so for physical, mental and spiritual health, it is vital to spend time and thought each part of the process from selecting ingredients and recipes, to preparing your food, to enjoying your meals to their fullest. But we also know that sometimes weeknights can be hectic and you want to have some recipes handy that are healthy and delicious but that come together in a hurry when needed. © Jaymi Heimbuch1. © Jaymi Heimbuch2. © Jaymi Heimbuch3. © Jaymi Heimbuch4. © Jaymi Heimbuch5. © Jaymi Heimbuch6. © Jaymi Heimbuch7. © Jaymi Heimbuch8. © Jaymi Heimbuch9. © Jaymi Heimbuch10. © Jaymi Heimbuch11. © Jaymi Heimbuch12. © Jaymi Heimbuch13. © Jaymi Heimbuch14. © Jaymi Heimbuch15. © Jaymi Heimbuch16. © Jaymi Heimbuch17. © Jaymi Heimbuch18. © Jaymi Heimbuch19. © Jaymi Heimbuch20. © Jaymi Heimbuch21. © Jaymi Heimbuch22. © Jaymi Heimbuch23. © Jaymi Heimbuch24.
Green Mac and Cheese Mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort meal for Mandi and me. We make it when it has been a rough day, or on a Sunday night to relax. It is very easy to make, super addicting when you eat it, and the best thing is there are always leftovers to bring in to work for lunch. We wanted to make some a few days ago so I looked at the site to see what Mac and cheeses I have done on here to make sure we made something different I would be able to post. I was surprised to find only 2 (full) mac and cheese recipes! Pretty basil flower. We are using the tops of broccoli in this meal, but don't toss out that beautiful stalk! This is some sausage I had in the freezer. A food processor would be better, but I was able to blend this up well after a few times of shutting it off and pressing everything down. Everything ready to go. Recently I had truffle mac and cheese as an appetizer at a restaurant and it was really tasty. Onions, Broc-stalk, salt, pepper, cayenne. Meanwhile, Mandi made some breadcrumbs.
77 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes Crazy schedules, long work hours, and tempting takeout menus make it tough to even think about cooking most nights during the week. Despite the inconvenience, firing up the stove or oven is almost always cheaper and healthier than ordering in or eating out. How about a compromise? Making dinner with a slow cooker — Crock-Pot is the go-to brand in the U.S. — is an easy way to get in all those vitamins and minerals without slaving over a hot stove for hours at a time. Most of these recipes involve mixing up ingredients and popping them into a slow cooker for a prescribed number of hours. Breakfast 1. Tart apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, and walnuts — what’s not to love? 2. Why not begin the day with a protein-rich superfood like quinoa? 3. This vegetarian burrito filling includes loads of vegetables, beans, and eggs. 4. Making yogurt from scratch is takes some time, but it’s hands-off with a slow cooker and it’s much cheaper than buying it at the supermarket. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
Italian Herb Skillet Bread » The official blog of America's favorite frozen dough For today’s Guest Post, I chose to make one of my favorite bread recipes - Italian Herb Skillet Bread. This bread is SOOO good. It is the perfect compliment to your favorite pasta. What you need: 7 Rhodes frozen dinner rolls 1/4 tsp basil 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp rosemary 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes 3 Tbsp butter, melted Spray a small iron skillet with cooking spray. Cover and allow to rise for several hours. Uncover rolls Combine herbs and mix with melted butter. Brush rolls with half of the melted butter and herbs. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired. Bake at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes, or until rolls are a deep golden brown on top. Brush with additional butter and serve in skillet.
How to To Make Your Food Taste Awesome | Easy Food Posted by admin on Aug 19, 2012 in Food Preparation | 211 comments In case you are not skilled with the food recipes and preparation, listed bellow are some of the easy food tips to make your meals delicious easy way. No matter you prepare breakfast, dinner or just a snack, the easy food tips are here to make your food even more attractive and awesome. Idea by Janice Kamide Images Source BuzzFeed Cook Healthy Mozzarella Sticks photo credit Who says our favorite cheesy foods have to be off limits? Mozzarella sticks are awesome for every occasion, and make for a delightful snack that most of us have been accustomed to since childhood. Now that we’re mature college girls who are more health conscious, we can still have the cheesy snack we all love, guilt-free! What you need 12 sticks of string cheese in your choice of cheese, go for the low sodium kind if you want to be extra healthy1 egg2 tbsp of flour5 tbsp of bread crumbs2 tbsp of parmesan cheeseA dollop of olive oil, or cooking spray Preparation Cut the cheese sticks in half, making 24 slices, then freeze the slices in the freezer until completely frozenBeat the egg in a small bowl. What makes them healthier? What do you think? Have you tried this recipe?