Wednesday, July 16, 2008

my favorite easy chicken pot pie

melt 1/3 c butter in a pan
add 1 diced onion and saute'
add 1/3 flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 3/4 c. chicken broth
2/3 c milk
2 1/2 c. cubed chicken
add shredded carrots adn peas as desired

Pie crust:
2 c. and 2 T. flour
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 c. oil
1/4 c. water

mix until moist. Divide into two parts and roll out between plastic wrap. arrange on pie plate

Pour in pie shell. cover with an upper crust bake 425 for 40 minutes.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Healthy No-Bake Cookies

8 whole wheat graham cracker squares, finely ground
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup smooth, natural peanut butter
2 Tbsp, plus 2 tsp honey
4 tsp, unsweetened coconut

Combine ground whole-wheat graham crackers, raisins, peanut butter and honey in a small bowl. Pat into 8 cookies and press lightly in coconut.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

The BEST Blueberry Muffins

1 1/2 c. flour
3/4 c. white sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
1/3 c. oil or melted butter
1 egg
1 c. blueberries, frozen (slightly thawed), or fresh

Add flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a large bowl. In a one cup measuring cup combine oil and egg. Add enough milk to make one cup. Mix this with flour mixture, and add blueberries. Pour into greased muffin tins and add crumbly topping. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20-25 min.

Crumbly Topping
1/2 c. white sugar (or brown sugar)
1/3 c. flour
1/4 c. margarine, chopped
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Sprinkle this mixture on muffins before baking.

Truly Egg Puff

10 lg eggs
1 1/2 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 pt small curd cottage cheese
1 lb cheese, cheddar and jack
1 1/2 c butter (no margarine), melted
1-3 cans green chilies

Beat eggs in a bowl until fluffy. Stir in all other ingredients. Grease a 9x13 pan and pour in egg mixture. Bake for 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Can serve with salsa.

Sour Cream Enchiladas

1 lb. hamburger, chicken, or pork
1 can green chilies
wheat, flour, or corn tortillas
1 1/2 c sour cream
1 med. onion, diced
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1 can cream of mushroom soup
grated cheddar cheese

Cook together the meat, onion, and green chilies. Add the tomato sauce and simmer about 10 minutes. Fill the tortillas with the meat mixture. Roll up and line in 9x13 pan. Mix soup and sour cream. Spread over the tortillas. Cover with grated cheese. Put in the oven at 350 degrees until cheese is melted and bubbly. About 25 min.