Chili and Cheese Nachos

March 16, 2020 at 6:57 PM | Posted in chili, Hormel, Nachos, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Chili and Cheese Nachos

 

 

For Breakfast this morning a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Mostly cloudy and 53 degrees out today. We had to take Mom’s car in to have the oil changed and also to trace down a oil leak. I followed her over to the shop and I’ll take her back when its done. Jungle Jim’s International Market is just down the road and I went in for a few items. I wore a surgical mask to be on the safe side and wipe the mobility cart down with a Lysol Wipe also, rather safe than sorry! Not much else going on. The list of people with the virus is stating to grow in Ohio now. Praying for the best for everyone! For Dinner tonight a real Comfort Food, Chili and Cheese Nachos.

 

Mom loves these Chili and Cheese Nachos, as I do too! So Nachos it is tonight! To make them I’ll need: Tostitos Multi Grain Scoops for my Chips. I love these with Salsa or just as snack by their selves, they bake and hold their shape better than most chips. For my toppings I used 1 can of Mario Sliced Black Olives, sliced up some Green Olives, Mezzetta Deli Sliced Jalapeno Peppers, Hormel Turkey Chili with Beans, a few shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and Sargento Reduced Fat Mozzarella. Put all that together and it’s nothing but good Nachos! I especially love the Jalapenos, nice mild heat!

 

To prepare I preheated the oven at 400 degrees and sprayed a glass baking dish with Pam and layer everything in. I first opened up 2 cans of the Hormel Chili with Beans and heated them up in a sauce pan, as it was heating I added about 6 shakes of Frank’s Hot Sauce to it and mixed. After the Chili was ready I added 4 tablespoons of Chili to the baking dish, then I added my Scoops (Chips). I then added the Sliced Black Olives and Sliced Green Olives, the remainder of the Chili, Sliced Jalapeno Peppers (Love These), and then top everything the Cheese. Then just pop it in the oven 10 minutes or until the Cheese had started to melt and everything heated. We love Nachos, nothing better than a big plate of Chili Cheese Nachos! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

Hormel Turkey w/Beans 98% Fat Free Chili

* Since 1891
* NO preservatives

Directions:
Stove top: empty chili into saucepan. Stir occasionally while heating over medium heat, about 5 minutes or until hot. Microwave: empty chili into microwaveable bowl; cover loosely. Heat for 2 To 3 minutes or until hot, stirring once. Careful. Let chili stand in microwave 1 minute and stir before serving. All microwaves And stoves vary. Times given are approximate.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (247 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 210
Calories from Fat 27
Total Fat 3.0g 5%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Cholesterol 45 mg 15%
Sodium 1250 mg 52%
Carbohydrates 28.0g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6.0g 24%
Sugars 6.0g
Protein 17.0g
http://hormel.com/Brands/HormelChili/HormelChili/HORMEL-Chili-Turkey-with-Beans

 

Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips

Serve up a sensible snacking option with multi-grain tortilla chips at your next gathering using Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz. Whether its family Mexican food night or a game night with friends, there are plenty of Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! to go around with this 10-ounce bag. Make a platter or two of individual appetizers to share with guests or for a family weekend snack.

The authentic flavor of Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz. makes them versatile for pairing with a variety of Tostitos dips. These multigrain tortilla chips and a bowl of salsa are a perfect pair for an evening snack while watching a movie. Spruce up chips and salsa with a dollop of sour cream and some freshly chopped cilantro for a different take on the classic snack. The crunchy texture of the chips makes them a great substitute for crackers with a bowl of chili or soup.

Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz.:
* 10 oz. bag
* Multigrain chips
* Perfect for quick, easy appetizers
* Sturdy for scooping through layered dips
* Great for parties

Ingredients:
Ingredients: Whole White Corn, Vegetable Oil (Contains One Or More of The Following: Corn, Sunflower, Or Soybean Oil), And Salt.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Oz
Servings Per Container 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60
Calories From Fat 60
% Daily Value
Total Fat 7 G 10
Saturated Fat 1 G 4
Trans Fat 0 G
Monounsaturated Fat 2 G
Cholesterol 0 Mg 0
Sodium 110 Mg 5
Total Carbohydrate 17 G 6
Dietary Fiber 2 G 7
Sugars <1 G
Protein 2 G

Chili and Cheese Nachos

January 14, 2020 at 6:42 PM | Posted in Hormel, Sargento's Cheese | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Chili and Cheese Nachos

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I Scrambled a couple of Eggs and toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin. I also made a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 42 degrees and partly cloudy outside today. After Breakfast Mom wanted me to drive her to Walmart, she needed a few things. Then we stopped at McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for her. Back home got the cart, rake, and leaf blower out and raked the front and side yards and cleaned off the deck and driveway areas. For Dinner tonight a real Comfort Food, Chili and Cheese Nachos.

 

 

Mom loves these Chili and Cheese Nachos, as I do too! So Nachos it is tonight! To make them I’ll need: Tostitos Multi Grain Scoops for my Chips. I love these with Salsa or just as snack by their selves, they bake and hold their shape better than most chips. For my toppings I used 1 can of Mario Sliced Black Olives, sliced up some Green Olives, Mezzetta Deli Sliced Jalapeno Peppers, Hormel Turkey Chili with Beans, a few shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and Sargento Reduced Fat Mozzarella. Put all that together and it’s nothing but good Nachos! Especially love the Jalapenos, nice mild heat!

 

To prepare I preheated the oven at 400 degrees and sprayed a glass baking dish with Pam and layer everything in. I first opened up 2 cans of the Hormel Chili with Beans and heated them up in a sauce pan, as it was heating I added about 6 shakes of Frank’s Hot Sauce to it and mixed. After the Chili was ready I added 4 tablespoons of Chili to the baking dish, then I added my Scoops (Chips). I then added the Sliced Black Olives and Sliced Green Olives, the remainder of the Chili, Sliced Jalapeno Peppers (Love These), and then top everything the Cheese. Then just pop it in the oven 10 minutes or until the Cheese had started to melt and everything heated. We love Nachos, nothing better than a big plate of Chili Cheese Nachos! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

Hormel Turkey w/Beans 98% Fat Free Chili

* Since 1891
* NO preservatives

Directions:
Stove top: empty chili into saucepan. Stir occasionally while heating over medium heat, about 5 minutes or until hot. Microwave: empty chili into microwaveable bowl; cover loosely. Heat for 2 To 3 minutes or until hot, stirring once. Careful. Let chili stand in microwave 1 minute and stir before serving. All microwaves And stoves vary. Times given are approximate.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (247 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 210
Calories from Fat 27
Total Fat 3.0g 5%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Cholesterol 45 mg 15%
Sodium 1250 mg 52%
Carbohydrates 28.0g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6.0g 24%
Sugars 6.0g
Protein 17.0g
http://hormel.com/Brands/HormelChili/HormelChili/HORMEL-Chili-Turkey-with-Beans

 

 

 

Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips

Serve up a sensible snacking option with multi-grain tortilla chips at your next gathering using Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz. Whether its family Mexican food night or a game night with friends, there are plenty of Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! to go around with this 10-ounce bag. Make a platter or two of individual appetizers to share with guests or for a family weekend snack.

The authentic flavor of Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz. makes them versatile for pairing with a variety of Tostitos dips. These multigrain tortilla chips and a bowl of salsa are a perfect pair for an evening snack while watching a movie. Spruce up chips and salsa with a dollop of sour cream and some freshly chopped cilantro for a different take on the classic snack. The crunchy texture of the chips makes them a great substitute for crackers with a bowl of chili or soup.

Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz.:
* 10 oz. bag
* Multigrain chips
* Perfect for quick, easy appetizers
* Sturdy for scooping through layered dips
* Great for parties

Ingredients:
Ingredients: Whole White Corn, Vegetable Oil (Contains One Or More of The Following: Corn, Sunflower, Or Soybean Oil), And Salt.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Oz
Servings Per Container 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60
Calories From Fat 60
% Daily Value
Total Fat 7 G 10
Saturated Fat 1 G 4
Trans Fat 0 G
Monounsaturated Fat 2 G
Cholesterol 0 Mg 0
Sodium 110 Mg 5
Total Carbohydrate 17 G 6
Dietary Fiber 2 G 7
Sugars <1 G
Protein 2 G

Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza

January 13, 2020 at 6:48 PM | Posted in Hormel, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Sargento's Cheese, Stonefire Naan Bread | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin that I topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. I also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Partly cloudy and 53 degrees out today. After Breakfast I went to Kroger for a couple of items and stopped by McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Back home did a load of laundry and did a few things around the house. Later on I drove to the airport and picked up a friend of mine who was coming into town for a couple of weeks. For Dinner tonight Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage.

 

I love these Naan Bread Pizzas! These are so easy to fix and so delicious! I had a package of Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread in the freezer, laid it in the fridge overnight to thaw. For my toppings for the Pizza I’m using Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage, Black Olives, Green Olives, Oscar Mayer Hickory Smoked Bacon Bits, Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and Ragu Traditional Pizza Sauce. I love this Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread, it tastes so fresh and bakes up perfect!

 

 

I first Preheated the oven on 400 degrees. Next I grabbed a small skillet, sprayed it with Pam No Stick Cooking Spray, and heated it on medium heat. As the skillet was heating I opened up a roll of the Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage. I cut off a slice of it and crumbled up. Added it to the heated skillet and fried Sausage Crumbles. When they were browned and heated through removed them from the skillet into a small bowl until ready to use.

 

 

With the oven preheated I lined the Naan Bread to the baking sheet and baked it for 2 minutes. When the Bread cooled I added the toppings on top. I started with the Ragu Pizza Sauce. Next slices of Hormel Turkey Pepperoni. Then the Jennie – O Turkey Sausage Crumbles, next the Black and Green Sliced Olives, Lite House Dried Oregano, Oscar Mayer Bacon Bits, and finally the Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese. Slid the baking sheet back into the oven to bake.

 

 

 

I baked the Naan Bread Pizzas for about 8 minutes, until the ingredients had heated through and Cheese melted. Pulled the baking sheet from the oven and let the Pizzas cool for 3 minutes. With the first bite you’ll knew the Naan Bread is the perfect Pizza Crust! The Crust has excellent taste and bakes up perfect. Then with all my toppings had some great Pizzas. Plus a lot fewer calories and carbs than normal Pizza Pies. I keep a couple of packs of the Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread and keep them in the freezer. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Mango/Tea Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stonefire Ancient Grain Mini Naan
Made with ancient grains, quinoa, spelt, buckwheat, kamut and a touch of honey! These sweeter, smaller naan are sized just right to fit in your toaster. Perfect for breakfast and snack time. 4 per pack.
https://www.stonefire.com/products/ancient-grain-mini-naan/

“Not So Sloppy” Turkey Joes w/ Baked Crinkle Fries

January 7, 2020 at 6:37 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's, Hormel, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Ore - Ida | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: “Not So Sloppy” Turkey Joes w/ Baked Crinkle Fries

 

 

For Breakfast I made my Skillet Potatoes and Diced Ham for Breakfast. I used 1 package of Simply Potatoes Steakhouse Seasoned Diced Potatoes and a package of Meijer Diced Ham to prepare it. Just cook the Potatoes according to the package instructions and with about 5 minutes of cooking time left add the Diced Ham. I topped it with Sargento Off the Block Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 44 degrees and partly sunny outside today. Took Mom’s car and then my car over to the car wash up the road, long line of cars getting washed today. Back home I grabbed the Windex, paper towel and the indoor car window squeegee and I cleaned the inside windows of both cars. That’s enough for today! For dinner tonight it was a Comfort Food Sandwich! I prepared some “Not So Sloppy” Turkey Joes w/ Baked Crinkle Fries.

 

I used my favorite Sloppy Joe Mix, the Hormel Not-So-Sloppy-Joe Sloppy Joe Sauce. I love this Sauce and it’s ingredients! It’s a nice thick Sauce that’s seasoned just right. Which is why they call it Not So Sloppy, it’s thicker than other Sauces and doesn’t drip as much. The Sauce is seasoned with Spices, Onions, Green Peppers among other ingredients (70 calories and 15 carbs per serving). I’ll also be using Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast (120 calories per serving) and Aunt Millie’s Reduced Fat Hamburger Buns, which I actually found a package at Meijer last week.

 

So to prepare it; I started by frying the Ground Turkey. I used a large skillet; sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray and added a tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Heated it on medium heat. Added the Ground Turkey and seasoned it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes. Stirred and cooked until no longer pink, added the jar of Not So Sloppy Joe sauce. Stirred until heated through. Served on Aunt Millie’s Reduced Calorie Hamburger Bun. Love these! The Sauce combined with the Jennie – O Turkey is a perfect match.

 

For a side I baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Fries, served with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s of Hanover Waffle Pretzels along with a Sprite Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hormel Not-So-Sloppy-Joe Sloppy Joe Sauce

Richer and Thicker and Far From Ordinary
Not-So-Sloppy-Joe® sloppy joe sauce is as distinctive as its name. Not-So-Sloppy-Joe® sloppy joe sauce has a hint of barbecue flavor and is richer and thicker than other sloppy joe sauces.

Since its beginning in 1985, there’s been one very graphic way to show the thick and rich texture of Not-So-Sloppy-Joe® sloppy joe sauce: the “drip test.” When you hold up a sloppy joe made with Not-So-Sloppy-Joe® sloppy joe sauce, there are no drips. It’s that rich and thick.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 cup (68.5 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 70Calories from Fat 4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g1%
Saturated Fat 0.0g0%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 810mg34%
Total Carbohydrates 15.0g5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g4%
Sugars 10.0g
Protein 1.0g
http://www.hormelfoods.com/brands/notSoSloppyJoe/default.aspx

 

 

Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat-free with no gluten.
Product Features:
99% fat-free
Gluten Free
All Natural
The Biggest Loser® Product
20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)Jennie O Extra Lean Ground

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.com/products/3-Extra-Lean-Ground-Turkey-Breast#sthash.JhJa9l2O.dpuf

Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza

December 27, 2019 at 6:26 PM | Posted in Hormel, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pizza, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin and topped it with a Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. Cloudy and 64 degrees out today. Moving slow today I think I’ve picked up a bit of the stomach virus going around. I had an upset stomach all last night and most of the day. So I rested and tried catching up on some sleep. For Dinner tonight Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage.

 

 

 

 

I love these Naan Bread Pizzas! These are so easy to fix and so delicious! I had a package of Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread in the freezer, laid it in the fridge overnight to thaw. For my toppings for the Pizza I’m using Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage, Black Olives, Green Olives, Oscar Mayer Hickory Smoked Bacon Bits, Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and Ragu Traditional Pizza Sauce. I love this Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread, it tastes so fresh and bakes up perfect!

 

 

 

I first Preheated the oven on 400 degrees. Next I grabbed a small skillet, sprayed it with Pam No Stick Cooking Spray, and heated it on medium heat. As the skillet was heating I opened up a roll of the Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage. I cut off a slice of it and crumbled up. Added it to the heated skillet and fried Sausage Crumbles. When they were browned and heated through removed them from the skillet into a small bowl until ready to use.

 

 

 

 

With the oven preheated I lined the Naan Bread to the baking sheet and baked it for 2 minutes. When the Bread cooled I added the toppings on top. I started with the Ragu Pizza Sauce. Next slices of Hormel Turkey Pepperoni. Then the Jennie – O Turkey Sausage Crumbles, next the Black and Green Sliced Olives, Lite House Dried Oregano, Oscar Mayer Bacon Bits, and finally the Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese. Slid the baking sheet back into the oven to bake.

 

 

 

I baked the Naan Bread Pizzas for about 8 minutes, until the ingredients had heated through and Cheese melted. Pulled the baking sheet from the oven and let the Pizzas cool for 3 minutes. With the first bite you’ll knew the Naan Bread is the perfect Pizza Crust! The Crust has excellent taste and bakes up perfect. Then with all my toppings had some great Pizzas. Plus a lot fewer calories and carbs than normal Pizza Pies. I keep a couple of packs of the Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread and keep them in the freezer. For Dessert/Snack later a small bowl of Chex Mix with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Stonefire Ancient Grain Mini Naan
Made with ancient grains, quinoa, spelt, buckwheat, kamut and a touch of honey! These sweeter, smaller naan are sized just right to fit in your toaster. Perfect for breakfast and snack time. 4 per pack.
https://www.stonefire.com/products/ancient-grain-mini-naan/

Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza

September 22, 2019 at 6:40 PM | Posted in Hormel, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pizza | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage

 

For Breakfast this morning I had the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 94 degrees and sunny out today, quite warm out there! I got the cart out of the shed and gave my neighbor a hand moving bags of dirt and wood chips from his car to his shed. Having the cart sure came in handy! Took a spin around the neighborhood before the heat set in. Spent the afternoon watching NFL Football. For Dinner tonight, Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage.

 

 

 

I love having these little Pizzas! They always tastes so fresh and bake up perfect, make a good meal. So I picked up another package of Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread and Jennie – O Turkey Lean Turkey Sausage at Meijer my last visit there. For my toppings for the Pizza I’m using Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread, Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage, Black Olives, Green Olives, Oscar Mayer Hickory Smoked Bacon Bits, Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and Ragu Traditional Pizza Sauce.

 

 

 

 

I first Preheated the oven on 400 degrees. Next I grabbed a small skillet, sprayed it with Pam No Stick Cooking Spray, and heated it on medium heat. As the skillet was heating I opened up a roll of the Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage. I cut off a slice of it and crumbled up. Added it to the heated skillet and fried Sausage Crumbles. When they were browned and heated through removed them from the skillet into a small bowl until ready to use.

 

 

 

 

When the Bread cooled I added the toppings on top. I started with the Ragu Pizza Sauce. Next slices of Hormel Turkey Pepperoni. Then the Jennie – O Turkey Sausage Crumbles, next the Black and Green Sliced Olives, Lite House Dried Oregano, Oscar Mayer Bacon Bits, and finally the Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese. Slid the baking sheet back into the oven to bake.

 

 

 

 

 

I baked the Naan Bread Pizzas for about 8 minutes, until the ingredients had heated through and Cheese melted. Pulled the baking sheet from the oven and let the Pizzas cool for 3 minutes. With the first bite you’ll knew the Naan Bread is the perfect Pizza Crust! The Crust had excellent taste and baked up perfect. Then with all my toppings had some great Pizzas. Plus a lot fewer calories and carbs than normal Pizza Pies. I keep a couple of packs of the Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread and keep them in the freezer. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Stonefire Ancient Grain Mini Naan
Made with ancient grains, quinoa, spelt, buckwheat, kamut and a touch of honey! These sweeter, smaller naan are sized just right to fit in your toaster. Perfect for breakfast and snack time. 4 per pack.
https://www.stonefire.com/products/ancient-grain-mini-naan/

Leftovers -Banquet Homestyle Bakes Pizza Pasta

August 11, 2019 at 7:10 PM | Posted in Hormel, leftovers | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Leftovers – Banquet Homestyle Bakes Pizza Pasta

 

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast this morning. After my Tea I stated a load of laundry and then headed out to Walmart. Didn’t need much, just something to do. After Lunch I got the cart out and grabbed a rake and leaf blower and raked the back yard. Sprayed for weeds along the back along the woods. I love the warm weather and getting out and doing things around the yard! It was mostly Sunny and 91 degrees out, a bit more humid out.

For Dinner tonight its leftovers! Had a container of the Banquet Homestyle Bakes Pizza Pasta in the freezer that I sat in the fridge overnight to thaw. Come Dinner time I heated up the leftover Banquet Homestyle Bakes Pizza Pasta. I reheat in a small sauce pan. I’ve left the original post below for description. Enjoy!

 

 

 

The Banquet Homestyle Bakes Pizza Pasta has two of my favorites in it, pasta and pizza! The box contains 1 can of Pizza Sauce w/ Pepperoni and Sausage and 1 Pouch of Rotini Pasta. I also added a few slices of Turkey Pepperoni and sliced Portabello Mushrooms to the mix. For the preparation you can bake it or prepare it on the stove top, which is how I prepared it. Add 1 cup of water, stir and mix, and simmer and you have your dinner! This came out fantastic! Really had a good Pizza flavor to it and excellent Sauce! The Sauce with the Mushrooms, Sausage, and Pepperoni provides the great flavoring. Easily prepared and makes a hearty and delicious meal. I know it’s a boxed meal, I can’t help it. It’s always been a favorite of mine since the first time I tried it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Along with the Pizza Pasta I had a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, lightly buttered with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Banquet Homestyle Bakes Pizza Pasta

When only comfort food will do, Banquet Homestyle Bakes are the perfect choice. Each comes complete with everything you need to make a delicious and hearty straight-from-the-oven meal. So you’ll spend less time worrying about your meal—and more time enjoying it.

*Pepperoni and sausage included
*5 minute preparation oven or stove top

Stove Top:

1. Stir Together Can of Sauce and 1 Cup Hot Water In Medium Skillet.
2. Stir In Pasta Until Well Coated. Heat to Boiling.
3. Reduce Heat. Cover and Simmer About 15 Minutes, Or Until Pasta Is Tender, Stirring Occasionally.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup prepared (195g)
Servings Per Container 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 820mg 34%
Potassium 530mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 12g
Protein 10g
http://www.banquet.com/homestyle-bakes/pizza-pasta-bake

Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza

July 27, 2019 at 6:34 PM | Posted in Hormel, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pizza | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage

 

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Thomas Light 100% Multi Grain English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugarless Blackberry Jam. Also had the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Mostly sunny and 87 degrees out today. Hotter and a bit more humid. After Breakfast I went to Meijer to buy Mom a couple of new lawn chairs and a small table for outside. Not much else going on so I got the cart out of the shed and rode around the neighborhood for a while. For Dinner tonight; Ancient Grain Mini Naan Bread Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage.

 

 

 

 

Been a while since I’ve had this and sounded perfect for Dinner tonight. So I picked up another package of Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread and Jennie – O Turkey Lean Turkey Sausage at Meijer my last visit there. For my toppings for the Pizza I’m using Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage, Black Olives, Green Olives, Oscar Mayer Hickory Smoked Bacon Bits, Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and Ragu Traditional Pizza Sauce. I love this Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread, it tastes so fresh and bakes up perfect!

 

 

 

 

 


I first Preheated the oven on 400 degrees. Next I grabbed a small skillet, sprayed it with Pam No Stick Cooking Spray, and heated it on medium heat. As the skillet was heating I opened up a roll of the Jennie – O Lean Turkey Sausage. I cut off a slice of it and crumbled up. Added it to the heated skillet and fried Sausage Crumbles. When they were browned and heated through removed them from the skillet into a small bowl until ready to use.

 

 

 

 

 

When the Bread cooled I added the toppings on top. I started with the Ragu Pizza Sauce. Next slices of Hormel Turkey Pepperoni. Then the Jennie – O Turkey Sausage Crumbles, next the Black and Green Sliced Olives, Lite House Dried Oregano, Oscar Mayer Bacon Bits, and finally the Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese. Slid the baking sheet back into the oven to bake.

 

 

 

 

So Good!

I baked the Naan Bread Pizzas for about 8 minutes, until the ingredients had heated through and Cheese melted. Pulled the baking sheet from the oven and let the Pizzas cool for 3 minutes. With the first bite you’ll knew the Naan Bread is the perfect Pizza Crust! The Crust had excellent taste and baked up perfect. Then with all my toppings had some great Pizzas. Plus a lot fewer calories and carbs than normal Pizza Pies. I keep a couple of packs of the Stonefire Mini Naan Ancient Grain Bread and keep them in the freezer. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stonefire Ancient Grain Mini Naan
Made with ancient grains, quinoa, spelt, buckwheat, kamut and a touch of honey! These sweeter, smaller naan are sized just right to fit in your toaster. Perfect for breakfast and snack time. 4 per pack.
https://www.stonefire.com/products/ancient-grain-mini-naan/

Cast Iron Skillet Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage

July 20, 2019 at 6:38 PM | Posted in Hormel, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pizza | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Cast Iron Skillet Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage

 

 

 


I Had a Poached Egg on a Thomas Light Multi Grain English Muffin and my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. 97 degrees and humid outside today. We have an excessive heat warning out for the next few days. Highs in and around 100 degrees with the heat index up around 110 degrees and more! Say hello to my air conditioner! I found out through Facebook that a friend of mine lives a few streets over from me. It was so good seeing him and his wife. I had not seen them since I quit a printing place in Springdale, Ohio back in 1987. So good catching up with them. They had lived there for 7 years and we did’t know the other was living so close by! Good to have a good friend living close by! For dinner tonight Cast Iron Skillet Pizza – Turkey Pepperoni and Turkey Sausage.

 

 

 


Seen this recipe sometime back in an email update from one of my favorite blog sites, The Chunky Chef (https://www.thechunkychef.com/). I had not made this in quite some time and a Pizza sounded good for tonight! Cast Iron Skillet Pizza, it uses my favorite piece of cookware, the Cast Iron Skillet, and it’s making one of my favorite foods, Pizza. In her recipe she made her own dough for the Pizza Pie. I do not have a very good baking history using yeast, I’m down right terrible! So I just always use Pillsbury Classic Pizza Crust when making my own Pizza. For my toppings I’m using; Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Jennie – O Turkey Ground Sausage, Sliced Mushrooms, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and Ragu Original Pizza Sauce. Using a medium size Skillet, I fried the Jennie – O Turkey Ground Breakfast Sausage ahead of time. When that was done I drained what little grease there was and put the Sausage in a small bowl, and set aside.

 

 


I preheated the oven at 425 degrees. I then took out a large Cast Iron Skillet, spraying it with Pam Cooking Spray w/ Olive Oil and added a tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Got the tube of Pillsbury Pizza Crust from the fridge and removed it from the packaging. I then got a flour board out and added a little bit of flour and Cornmeal to it. I then took the Pizza Dough on it and formed a ball with it. Sprinkled on some Cornmeal and rolled it out and shaped it by hand I love that crunch texture Corn Meal gives the bottom of the Pizza Crust.

 

 

 

 

Ready for the oven…

I added it to the Cast Iron Skillet and worked it out by hand, fully covering the bottom of the Skillet. I flipped the Dough Crust one time, that way I had a light coating of the Olive Oil on both sides. I then added my toppings; Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Jennie – O Turkey Ground Breakfast Sausage, Sliced Mushrooms, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and Ragu Original Pizza Sauce. Slid that baby into the oven and waited for it to get done! Baked it a total of about 11 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

…and done!

It came bubbling hot and just flat out delicious! All the toppings and Sauce work great together, this makes on delicious Pizza. As all Pizzas you decide what toppings you want to use. It’s my family’s favorite Pizza Recipe, thanks to Amanda of My Adventures in Dinner Time! I’ve left the link and original recipe below. When you get a chance check out her blog, full of tips and recipes. For dessert later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Sprite Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAST IRON SKILLET PIZZA:

INGREDIENTS

2 1/2 cups bread flour
1/2 tsp dry active yeast
1 cup + 3 Tbsp warm water
2 tsp olive oil, plus more to coat pan
Pizza sauce
Cheese
Toppings
Fresh basil, minced (optional garnish)

DIRECTIONS

* Combine flour, yeast, salt, oil, and warm water in a large bowl. Using a wooden spoon, mix until no dry flour remains. Make sure the bowl is nice and large to accommodate for rising.
* Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap and let sit on a counter for 8-24 hours. Dough will rise quite a bit.
* Once fully rested, sprinkle top of dough with flour and turn out onto a well floured surface.
* Divide dough into 2 portions, shape each into a ball/disk… tucking dough under itself to form a tight ball.
* If desired, place one of the balls in a Ziploc bag for freezing.
* Pour some oil (a couple of tablespoons) in the bottom of the cast iron pan, place ball of dough in pan, turning to coat in the oil.
* Using your hand, push the dough around to spread the oil in the pan.
* Cover tightly with plastic wrap and let rest for 2 hours.
* Preheat oven to 550 degrees (or as high as your oven goes)
* Once dough has rested, it should have settled and puffed to fill the pan. Use your fingers to push the dough into all edges of the pan and remove large air bubbles.
* Lift up edges of the dough to eliminate any air pockets on the bottom of the dough.
* Top the dough with your pizza sauce, cheese and any desired toppings or seasonings. Drizzle with olive oil.
* Place skillet in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. The top should be bubbly and golden brown.
* Use a spatula to lift the edge of the pizza and check to see if the bottom is nice and golden brown and crisp. If you’d like it crispier, place on a stove top burner over medium heat for a couple of minutes.
* Sprinkle pizza with grated Parmesan cheese and/or fresh basil. Slice into pieces and serve hot.

 

https://www.thechunkychef.com/cast-iron-skillet-pizza/

 

Chili and Cheese Nachos

July 15, 2019 at 6:25 PM | Posted in chili, Hormel, Nachos, tortilllas | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Chili and Cheese Nachos

 

 

No Breakfast this morning I had to fast overnight and be at the Family Doctor at 7:45 this morning. Checking Sugar and Cholesterol, and such. I should have the results by the end of the week. Partly cloudy with rain showers in the area, high of 92 degrees. After the Doctor visit we stopped by Kroger and then by McDonald’s to pick Mom up Breakfast. Dealing with allergies today so I didn’t do a lot today besides rest. For Dinner tonight a real Comfort Food, Chili and Cheese Nachos.

 

 

 

 

Mom had been wanting some Chili and Cheese Nachos. So Nachos it is tonight! To make them I’ll need: Tostitos Multi Grain Scoops for my Chips. I love these with Salsa or just as snack by their selves, they bake and hold their shape better than most chips. For my toppings I used 1 can of Mario Sliced Black Olives, sliced up some Green Olives, Mezzetta Deli Sliced Jalapeno Peppers, Hormel Turkey Chili with Beans, a few shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and Sargento Reduced Fat Mozzarella. Put all that together and it’s nothing but good Nachos! Especially love the Jalapenos, nice mild heat!

 

 

 

 

To prepare I preheated the oven at 400 degrees and sprayed a glass baking dish with Pam and layer everything in. I first opened up 2 cans of the Hormel Chili with Beans and heated them up in a sauce pan, as it was heating I added about 6 shakes of Frank’s Hot Sauce to it and mixed. After the Chili was ready I added 4 tablespoons of Chili to the baking dish, then I added my Scoops (Chips). I then added the Sliced Black Olives and Sliced Green Olives, the remainder of the Chili, Sliced Jalapeno Peppers (Love These), and then top everything the Cheese. Then just pop it in the oven 10 minutes or until the Cheese had started to melt and everything heated. We love Nachos, nothing better than a big plate of Chili Cheese Nachos! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Hormel: Turkey w/Beans 98% Fat Free Chili

* Since 1891
* NO preservatives

Directions:
Stove top: empty chili into saucepan. Stir occasionally while heating over medium heat, about 5 minutes or until hot. Microwave: empty chili into microwaveable bowl; cover loosely. Heat for 2 To 3 minutes or until hot, stirring once. Careful. Let chili stand in microwave 1 minute and stir before serving. All microwaves And stoves vary. Times given are approximate.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (247 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 210
Calories from Fat 27
Total Fat 3.0g 5%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Cholesterol 45 mg 15%
Sodium 1250 mg 52%
Carbohydrates 28.0g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6.0g 24%
Sugars 6.0g
Protein 17.0g

 

Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips

Serve up a sensible snacking option with multi-grain tortilla chips at your next gathering using Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz. Whether its family Mexican food night or a game night with friends, there are plenty of Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! to go around with this 10-ounce bag. Make a platter or two of individual appetizers to share with guests or for a family weekend snack.

The authentic flavor of Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz. makes them versatile for pairing with a variety of Tostitos dips. These multigrain tortilla chips and a bowl of salsa are a perfect pair for an evening snack while watching a movie. Spruce up chips and salsa with a dollop of sour cream and some freshly chopped cilantro for a different take on the classic snack. The crunchy texture of the chips makes them a great substitute for crackers with a bowl of chili or soup.

Tostitos Multigrain Scoops! Tortilla Chips, 10 oz.:
* 10 oz. bag
* Multigrain chips
* Perfect for quick, easy appetizers
* Sturdy for scooping through layered dips
* Great for parties

Ingredients:
Ingredients: Whole White Corn, Vegetable Oil (Contains One Or More of The Following: Corn, Sunflower, Or Soybean Oil), And Salt.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Oz
Servings Per Container 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60
Calories From Fat 60
% Daily Value
Total Fat 7 G 10
Saturated Fat 1 G 4
Trans Fat 0 G
Monounsaturated Fat 2 G
Cholesterol 0 Mg 0
Sodium 110 Mg 5
Total Carbohydrate 17 G 6
Dietary Fiber 2 G 7
Sugars <1 G
Protein 2 G

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