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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 1 large egg, hard boiled 1 slice whole grain bread, toasted or untoasted 1 teaspoon non-hydrogenated margarine or butter Salt to desired tastes 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 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 […]

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 indigenous cooking process, which involves stewing in vinegar. This cooking […]

Ethnicity > Chinese 0

Chinese Chicken Chow Mien

Food Writer:  Carolyn Cashen Amount of sodium is questionable. Start with 4 cups stock and add 2 cups water if needed. More traditionally… … this recipe is made with mainly chow mien noodles and bean sprouts. But in this recipe the amount of vegetables have been increased. Also, the ingredients are cooked in chicken stock rather than deep-fried and coated […]

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 […]