Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Caramel - Apple - Streusel Bars

Caramel - Apple - Streusel Bars
Active time : 15 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Serves: 16

4 Large Apples. Thinly Sliced (About 4 Cups) 
2 tbs. Caramel Sauce
1 Lemon, Zested and Juiced
1/4 tsp. Grounded Nutmeg
1 pkg. (17.5 oz) Oatmeal - Cookie mix
1/2 Cup Cold Butter-Canola Spread
3 tbs. Water 

Heat oven to 350 degrees f.
 In covered bowl, microwave apples and 3 tbs Water for 8 mins. 
Stirring ever 4 mins. 
(Stir Twice) 
 Then drain..In bowl, mix apples with caramel, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1,2 tsp lemon zest and nutmeg.
 In separate bowl, blend cookie mix and butter together until crumbly.
 Reserve 1 1/2 cups.
 Press remaining crumbs into greased 9"x 13" baking dish.
 Bake 8 mins. Top with apples and reserved crumbs.

per serving Cal.193PRO.3gCarb.31gFiber.2gSug.18gChol.8mgSod.168mgTotal Fat:7gTrans.0g

Health Bonus
Safeguard the heart with Apples.
The Pectin in this fruit has been shown to decrease levels of artery - clogging LDL cholesterol by 23 percent.

Recipe from First Women s Magazine 11/4/13
pg 72

Friday, May 15, 2015

Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken

Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken.
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes


2 tablespoons OLIVE OIL .
2 skinless, boneless CHICKEN. (cut into 1 inch cubes)
1 CARROT (into 1/4 inch pieces).
1 BROCCOLI (cut up into small pieces 1/2 cup and steamed).
2 cloves GARLIC (minced).
2/3 cups of CHICKEN BROTH.
1 teaspoon dried BASIL
1/4 cup grated PARMESAN CHEESE.

1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium skillet over medium heat.
   Add chicken.
   Cook stirring until chicken is cooked though, about 5 minutes.
   Remove from skillet and drain.

2. Heat remaining oil in same skillet.
    Begin heating water for pasta in another pan.
    Add carrot to skillet.
    Cook stirring for 4 minutes.
    Add broccoli and garlic to skillet.
    Cook, stirring for 2 minutes.

3. Cook pasta according to package directions.
    While pasta is cooking add chicken broth, basil and Parmesan cheese to skillet.
    Stir to combine.
    Return chicken to skillet.
    Reduce heat and simmer for 4 minutes.
    Top with chicken and vegetable mixture.

Serve immediately

Very good with Ham and steak meat as well.

can sub veggies with other veggies as well.