Christmas Dinner 2015

It was great to be with my kids and grandkids today! We had lots of food and lots of presents and great fellowship!   Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cake Ingredients CAKE 1 box King Arthur Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Mix* 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 large eggs 1 1/3 cups water 2 cups chocolate … Continue reading

Oatmeal Pancakes and Blueberry Compote

Yield: 12 pancakes Ingredients 1  1/4 cups rolled oats 2 cups nonfat milk 1 eggs or 1/4 cup Egg Beaters egg substitute 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons Splenda sugar substitute 2 teaspoons canola oil 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions In a medium bowl, combine oats … Continue reading

Chicken Burrito Bowls (very good)

1  1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1  1/2 teaspoons cumin 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Dash of cayenne pepper Pinch of garlic powder 1 lb chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces Olive oil 1 red onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 cup frozen corn, thawed, or fresh corn cut off the cob 1 15 ounce … Continue reading

Arlon’s Cole Slaw Dressing

1 cup mayo 3 Tbsp. mustard Squirt of Zatarine’s mustard 2 Tbsp. Lemon juice 1 Tbsp. Splenda Mix all together! Serve over chopped cabbage. You can add raisins if you want but since we are watching carbs we did not.

Guacamole (Arlon’s)

2 avocados ½ tomato, chopped ¼ yellow onion, chopped finely 1 whole jalapeno, deveined, chopped ½ tsp minced garlic 1 tbsp or the juice of 1 Lemon or Lime Peel very ripe avocado put in bowl, add onion, jalapeno and lime juice mash together. Add tomatoes and garlic. Salt and pepper to taste! Yummy!!!

Easy Pico de Gallo Recipe (very good)

Ingredients 3-­4 Tomatoes, diced ½ Red Onion, diced ¼ Jalapeno, diced 5­-7 stems of Cilantro Juice of 1 Lime ¼ tsp Kosher Salt Instructions Chop the cilantro finely and add to chopped onion, tomato and Jalapeno. Gently stir in salt and squeeze juice of lime over the top. Stir until incorporated but careful not to … Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Serves 8 1 pound of chicken breast, trimmed and butterflied or you can buy a roasted chicken and debone it and use that chicken for a quick meal 2 cans diced tomatos with juice (no added salt) 1 yellow onion, diced 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2 cartons chicken broth (6 total cups), low sodium (more … Continue reading