Monday, May 10, 2010

Menu for the Week of May 10th


Breakfast-Grandma's Brown Sugar Muffins, (recipe below), Yogurt
Lunch-Grilled Cheese, Watermelon
Dinner-Ham, Roasted Asparagus, Potato Salad, Deviled Eggs


Breakfast-One Eyed Sailors, Link Sausage, Orange Juice
Lunch-Easy Pastafazool, Cheddar Biscuits (recipes below)
Dinner-Chicken Chow Mein Freezer Meal, Rice, Egg Rolls


Breakfast-Apple Muffins, (recipe below), Yogurt
Dinner-Chicken Salad, Grapes, Cheese


Breakfast-Egg Sammies
Dinner-Mexican Chicken Roll-ups (OAMC Freezer Meal), Homemade Refried Beans, Grilled Zucchini


Breakfast-Muffin, Yogurt
Lunch-Leftovers or Sandwich
Dinner-Chops in the Crock Pot, Sauteed Cabbage, Macaroni and Cheese, Corn on the Cob


Breakfast-Pancakes and Sausage, Orange Juice
Dinner-Homemade Pizza, Veggies and Dip


Breakfast-Eggs, Bacon, Biscuits, Orange Juice
Lunch-Wild Rice and Chicken Dinner (from freezer), Spinach Salad with Strawberries

Grandma's Brown Sugar Muffins
1 c. quick oats
½ c. milk
¾ c. brown sugar
1 stick margarine, melted
1 egg
1 c. plain flour
½ c. chopped walnuts
2 t. b. powder

Mix oats, milk and brown sugar. Let stand 5 minutes. Add margarine and egg. Blend well and add remaining ingredients; stirring until moist. Grease 12 muffin tins, fill 2/3 full. Bake 400 degrees 15-20 minutes.

Easy Pastafazool

8 oz. lean turkey or beef
½ cup chopped onion
10 oz. can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
15 oz. can Hunt's chunky tomato sauce
14 ½ oz. can beef broth
1 ¾ cup water
1 1/3 c. uncooked elbow macaroni
2 T chili seasoning
2 T Italian seasoning
¼ c. grated fat free Parmesan cheese

In a large saucepan, sprayed with olive oil Pam, brown meat and onion. Add beans, sauce, broth, water, uncooked macaroni, chili seasoning and Italian seasoning. Mix well to combine. Bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer 15 min. or until macaroni is tender. Just before serving, stir in cheese. 6 servings.

Good and easy. Robert likes this. 1 ½ cup serving is 3 pts., 184 cal., 4 g. fat, 4 g. fiber.

Apple Muffins

2 cup all purpose flour
2 t. cinnamon
1 t. b. soda
½ t. salt
2 eggs
1 c. oil
1 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla
4 c. apples, peeled and chopped
1 c. chopped nuts (opt.)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir flour, cinnamon, b. soda and salt in small bowl. Set aside. In large bowl, beat eggs with beaters until foamy. Beat in oil, sugar and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture; fold in apples and nuts. Spoon mixture into muffin pan or baking cups. Fill half full. Baked 350 degrees 15-20 minutes.

Cheddar Drop Biscuits (like Red Lobster's)

2 cups reduced fat Bisquick
2 oz. shredded reduced fat sharp Cheddar cheese
¾ cup skim milk
2 T reduced fat margarine, melted
¼ t. garlic powder
½ t. dried parsley flakes, crushed

Combine Bisquick and cheese in a bowl; make a well in center of mix and add milk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Drop dough by rounded T's 2 inches apart on baking sheet sprayed with Pam. Bake 450 degrees for 8 minutes. Combine margarine, garlic and parsley; brush over biscuits. 12 servings.

These are unbelievably good. They are reduced fat but you don't miss the fat. 2 pts. Each, 106 calories, 3.5 g. fat, 0.3 g. fiber

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