Friday, November 12, 2010

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

*3 chicken breasts
*1 cup of mixed frozen veggies
*8 oz container of fresh sliced mushrooms
*1 can of mushroom soup
*1/2 cup of milk
*2 eggs
*1 puff pastry sheet (
*salt and pepper to taste

***Take 1 pastry out of freezer and set aside 40 minutes prior to making recipe***

*Pre-heat oven to 350*
*Boil water and add eggs, boil for 10 mins while cooking chicken.
*In a large saucepan over med-high heat cut up chicken into cubes and fully cook, add in mushrooms and cook until tender.
* Peel eggs, chop up and add to saucepan,.
*Add in cup of frozen veggies and mix.
*Add in can of mushroom soup, milk, salt & pepper and mix, cover and simmer for 3-5 mins
*In a 9inch glass pie pan add mixture
*Cover with puff pastry sheet, go around the edge and pull up/press each part together. Cut off excess (with excess I give to my 3 yr and we put in some cheese inside and make her a seperate little pie...put in oven for 15 mins)
*Bake for 40mins (until brown and flaky)

Monday, November 8, 2010

Chicken casserole

Chicken Casserole

3 chicken breasts 1
1/2 bag of egg noddles
1 sliced and diced green pepper
1 cup of frozen mixed veggies
parmesan cheese
1/2 cup of shredded colby cheese
1 can of cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup of milk

*Pre-heat oven to 350
*Grill chicken and slice up into bite size pieces
*Cut and dice green pepper
*Boil pot of water and cook noodles until tender (about 8 mins)
*In a large casserole dish place noodles, veggies, green pepper, milk, chicken and can of soup and mix all together.
*Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and bake for 20 mins
*Once the casserole comes out the oven sprinkle with shredded cheese and stick back in the oven for another 3-5 mins while cheese melts.
*Remove from oven and serve!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

*1 large eggplant
* 1/2 cup of shredded mozzerella
* 8 thin slices mozzerella
* parmesan cheese
* basil
* 1 large tomato
* minced garlic
* olive oil

-Pre-heat oven to 425*
- Slice eggplant into 1/4 inch thick wedges width wise
-Mix together in a small cup olive oil and minced garlic and baste each side of the eggplant slices.
-Place slices on a baking tray and bake for 15 mins, turn over and bake for 5 more mins.
-Re-set oven temp for 350*
-Remove from oven and place half the slices in the bottom of a greased 9*13 inch casserole dish
- Slice tomato
-On top of the eggplant place 1 slice of tomoato, and 1-2 slices of mozzerella cheese
-On top of the cheese another piece of eggplant, sprinkle shredded mozzerella on top.
-Sprinkle basil and parmesan cheese on top of mozzerella
-Bake for an additional 20mins

Monday, October 11, 2010

Triple Berry Crisp

Triple Berry Crisp

*1 1/2 cup blackberries
* 1 1/2 cup raspberries
* 1 1/2 cup blueberries
* 4 Tbsps sugar
* 2 cups of flour
* 2 cups rolled oats
* 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
* 1 tsp cinnamon
* 1 tsp nutmeg
* 1 1/2 cup butter

-Preheat oven to 350*
- Mix berries and sugar in a bowl, set aside
- Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large bowl
-Mix in butter with hands until crumbly
- Press half of crumble mix in a 9*13 in pan
-Pour in berry/sugar mix
- Sprinkle remaining crumble mix
-Bake for 35 mins

Pesto Mini Pizzas

Pesto Mini Pizzas (from my good friend Cara)

*Package of Pillsbury pizza dough
*Jar of pesto sauce
*8 slices Mozzerella cheese
* 1 Tomato sliced
* Parmasean cheese

-Pre-heat oven according to package instructions
- Un-wrap dough and leave in a log, cut width wise into thin slices (about 1/2 inch wide)
-Spread small amount of pesto onto one side of dough, add a slice of tomato, slice of mozzerella then spinkle with parmasean.
- Repeat on each slice of dough
-Bake according to package instructions

Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

* 3 chicken breasts cooked
* bag of mixed lettuce
* 3 stalks of green onion
*1 avacado
* small bag of sliced almonds
* cup of mandarin oranges rinsed
* 1 cup chow mein noodles

* 4 Tbsps sugar
* 2 tsp salt
* 1/2 tsp pepper
* 4 Tbsps vinegar
* 1/2 cup of salad oil
* 1 Tbsp sesame seeds

-Shred chicken and mix in a large bowl with lettuce and almonds.
- Rinse out mandarin oranges and cut each piece in half, add to bowl.
-Peel and pit avacado and cut into small wedges, set aside.
- Chop green onion into thin slices and add to bowl and set aside.
- For dressing mix all ingredients (sugar, salt, pepper, vinegar, salad oil, sesame seeds) into a container with a tight lid and shake well.
- Add dressing to bowl with chicken and lettuce and toss.
-Add avacado wedges.
-Sprinkle chow mein noodles on top.

Butternut Squash Casserole

Butternut Squash Casserole

* Large butternut squash peeled, cubed and steamed until soft
* 2 eggs
* 1 cup Colby cheese shreadded
* 1/4 cup of onion sauted
* 3/4 cup of milk
* 1/2 cup of Ritz crackers
* 2 Tbsps butter
* salt & pepper to taste

-Pre-heat oven to 375*
-Mash together steamed squash, eggs, cheese, onion, milk and salt and pepper.
- Put in a greased 8*8 baking dish and cover with cracker crumbs
- Brush with melted butter
- Bake for 35 mins