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Month: June 2015

Sandwiches 0

Cheesy Apple Ham Grill

Serving suggestions: Serve with a salad or vegetable sticks with veggie dip Yields: 4 servings 1 c Chopped apple 1/2 c MIRACLE WHIP or MIRACLE WHIP LIGHT Dressing, divided 1/4 c Chopped walnuts ds Ground cloves (opt) 8 sl Raisin cinnamon bread 4 sl KRAFT Natural Sharp Cheddar Cheese, cut in half 1 pk OSCAR MAYER Smoked Cooked Ham Slices […]

Sandwiches 0

Smoked Chicken Club Sandwich

Yields: 2 servings 8 slices turkey bacon 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic Salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 thick slices Swiss peasant bread 2 ripe tomatoes, cored and thinly sliced 1 Thin slices sweet onion 8 ounces thinly sliced […]

Ethnicity > American 0

Southwestern Chicken Quesadillas

“These quesadillas are perfect for dinnertime, lunchtime – even party time!. Quesadillas are Mexican pizzas. Recipe yields 4 servings Serving suggestions: Serve with a salad or two. Ingredients CRISCO® No-Stick Cooking Spray 1 cup cooked chicken, finely shredded 1/2 cup tomato salsa, plus additional for serving 1/4 teaspoon salt Pinch of freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon […]

Ethnicity > American 0

Turkey Reuben Sandwich

Servings: 2 1 tablespoon prepared mustard, plus 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 4 slices rye bread 4 ounces sliced cooked turkey breast (skinned before cooking and cooked without salt) 1 ounce Swiss cheese slice, halved 1/4 cup sauerkraut, drained vegetable cooking spray 1. Spread mustard evenly on each slice of bread. Place 1 turkey slice on 2 bread slices. Top each […]

Ethnicity > Canadian 0

Canadian Apple Pecan Salad

This salad is a crunchy combination of Nova Scotia’s two premier fall fruits. It would make a delicious lunch accompanied by some fresh tuna or chicken salad, and served with a multigrain bread or roll. There are many varieties of apples and pear from which to choose. Cortland, Gravenstein, Spartan or Northern Spy are excellent salad apples. Bartlett pears are […]

My Recipes 0

Eggs Florentine on a Cinnamon Raisin Bagel

Serves: 1 Approximate costs: $2.00 per serving 2 to 3 tablespoons canola oil Handful of fresh baby spinach Pinch of nutmeg, salt and black pepper 2 large eggs 1 whole wheat cinnamon raisin bagel Spread a handful of spinach to form a single layer in a large skillet. Cook in oil for 2 to 3 minutes over medium-high heat, or until the […]

Breakfasts & Brunches 0

Egg in a Basket

Serves: 1 serving Costs: Approximately $0:70 Ingredients: 1 large egg 1 slice whole grain bread, toasted 1 teaspoon buttery spread made with olive oil Salt to desired tastes Directions: Place the egg into a small, covered saucepan, with enough cold water to barely cover. Bring to boil over a moderate temperature, and then cook for 8 minutes. Transfer the egg […]

My Recipes 0

Date Nut Bagels

Food Writer: Carolyn Cashen I have fallen in love with these sandwiches. I’ve become addicted. This is my own concoction that I made up on the spot when my grocery store didn’t have the ingredients for “California Chicken Crunch Sandwiches”, which calls for dried figs and candied ginger. I added the dates and eliminated the chicken. And I reduced the amount of […]

Ethnicity > American 0

The New Yorker Pita

Serves: 4 complete meals Costs: Approximately $2.60 per serving Ingredients: 1 small green pepper (about 2 cups), sliced into strips 3 to 4 tablespoons canola oil 1 small yellow onion (about 1 cup), sliced into strips 1-1/4 cups rotisserie or cooked chicken, or, 125 grams oven-roasted chicken or turkey sandwich meat, sliced into strips 398 ml/14 ounce can of brown beans […]

Ethnicity > East Indian 0

Curried Chicken Salad Pitas

Serves: 2 complete lunches Costs:  Approximately $3.65 per serving; provided the spices are already available at home. Dressing: 1/3 cup mayonnaise light 1-1/2 teaspoons fresh or bottled lemon juice, (the juice from ½ lemon) 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander seed 1/4 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin Freshly ground black pepper to individual tastes Salad Filling: 1/2 small green or […]

Ethnicity > Mexican 0

Fiesta Chicken

A healthy and tasty answer to the eternal question, “What’s for supper?” Serving Size: 8 Rice 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 2 1/2 pounds chicken breast, no skin, no bone 1 tablespoon olive oil 15 ounces black beans, canned — rinsed and drained 14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes, canned — undrained diced green chiles, […]

Ethnicity > Italian 0

Italian Chicken Florentine – Fiorentina di Pollo

Servings: 6 II Preparation time: 40 minutes II Cook Time: 60 minutes II Total Time: 100 minutes 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 3 whole chicken breasts, skinned, boned and split 1/2 cup sliced green onion 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 1. Combine breadcrumbs and cheese. Dip chicken breast […]

Ethnicity > Asian 0

Filipino Chicken Adobo – Manok Adobo

Filipino cooking has been strongly influenced by Spain after they took over the Philippines in ___. Adobo is a Spanish dish that is also popular in almost all parts of Latin America, including Mexico. “Adobo” is a Spanish word meaning “to marinate.” In the Philippines, “adobo” refers to a popular cooking process, which involves stewing in vinegar. This allows for […]

Ethnicity > Chinese 0

Chinese Cashew Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Yield: 4 servings 1/2 c Raw cashews 2 ts Vegetable oil 1 sm Onion; chopped 2 Garlic cloves; minced 4 Chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless, cubed 1 c Broccoli flowerets 1 c Chicken broth 2 tb Soy sauce 2 ts Cornstarch 1/4 ts Salt Black pepper 4 servings cooked rice Lightly brown nuts in vegetable oil in large non-stick skillet […]

Ethnicity > Chinese 0

Chinese Mandarin Chicken

Yield: 4 servings 2 Whole chicken breasts, boned, skinned, sliced in half 3 tb Butter 1 1/2 c Sliced mushrooms 2 ts All-purpose flour 2/3 c Water 1/4 c Frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 2 pk Instant chicken broth and seasoning mix 11 oz Can Mandarin orange sections 1/2 c Thinly sliced green onions Cooked rice In large skillet, brown chicken […]

Breakfasts & Brunches 0

Scrambled Denver with Baby Spinach

Serves: 3 Serving suggestions: Serve with toasts and tea. Small green pepper (about 2/3 cup), diced 1 plum tomato, seeds removed, diced 1/2 cup cooked ham, diced 1 cup fresh baby spinach, stems removed 5 omega-3 eggs 1/4 cup milk 3 tablespoons canola oil Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons dried chives or parsley flakes 1) Prepare the ingredients in advance. […]

Breakfasts & Brunches 0

Southern Bacon and Egg Stuffed Tomatoes

6 large tomatoes Salt and pepper to taste 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled; or 4 tablespoons bacon bits ¾ cups diced celery 6 hard boiled eggs ? cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Paprika 1. Wash tomatoes thoroughly. 2. Cut tops from tomatoes. 3. Scoop out pulp, leaving shells intact. 4. Chop […]