Chicken Bacon, Mushrooms, and Cheddar Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

September 17, 2018 at 5:27 PM | Posted in Alexia Potato Products, Aunt Millie's, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Kraft Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Chicken Bacon, Mushrooms, and Cheddar Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I Scrambled an Egg, toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin, and had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 78 degrees and rain showers out today. Had a very restless night and bad morning, allergies are running wild! So I couldn’t do a lot outside so I caught up on some rest, or tried. For Dinner tonight its a Chicken Bacon, Mushrooms, and Cheddar Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries.

 

 

 

 

I hadn’t had a Turkey Burger in a while so today it’s a Chicken Bacon, Mushrooms, and Cheddar Turkey Burger. To make this Burger I’ll need; Jennie – O Turkey 93% Lean Patties, al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon, Mushrooms, Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar, Aunt Millie’s Reduced Calorie Whole Grain Hamburger Buns, Pam Non-Stick Cooking Spray, and Extra Light Olive Oil.

 

 

 

 

To prepare the Burger I grabbed a skillet sprayed it the Pam and added 2 teaspoons of Extra Light Olive Oil, heated it on medium heat. When ready I added the Turkey Burger and cooked it for 16 minutes flipping it several times. With a minute of cooking time left I added a slice of Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese. And done! As the Burger was cooking, in another skillet, I sauteed my Mushrooms. Sauteed them in Olive Oil, Butter, and seasoned them with Morton’s Light Salt, Ground Cumin, and Parsley. Set both the Burger and Mushrooms off the heat until needed.

 

 

As the Burger was finishing I got another skillet and sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray and heating it on medium heat. For the Bacon I’m using al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon. It fries up perfect with an excellent taste. I buy it at Meijer, it’s the only store I’ve found to carry it. I need to 2 slices but fried up 5 slices. Always remember when frying Bacon use Bacon Math. Just decide how many slices you’ll need and double it or so. Because, at least when I fry Bacon, you end up eating as much as you fix as you’re preparing it!

 

 

 

I served the Turkey Burger on a Aunt Milli’s Reduced Calorie Whole Grain Hamburger Bun. Topped the Burger Patty with Chicken Bacon and Mushrooms. Another excellent Burger. The Jennie – O Turkey Burger fries up perfect and has such a fresh taste and the Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Mushrooms, and Chicken Bacon added great taste and flavor.

 

 

 

 

 

To go with my Burger I baked some Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Lean Turkey Burger Patties

Fire up the grill for some delicious, nutritious JENNIE-O Lean Turkey Burger Patties. These all natural*, ground patties will surprise even the most passionate beef enthusiasts with the amount of sizzle and flavor they can pack. And with only 7% fat, you may find yourself having second helpings at your next barbecue!

* ALL NATURAL
* GLUTEN FREE

* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size 112 g
Calories 150
Calories From Fat 70
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 20 g
Iron 6%
Calcium 2%
https://www.jennieo.com/products/70-lean-turkey-burger-patties

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Buffalo Burger Pattie Melt w/ Baked Crinkle Fries

June 24, 2018 at 5:17 PM | Posted in Kraft Cheese, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Buffalo Burger Pattie Melt w/ Baked Crinkle Fries

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I fried up some thin cut Pork Chops, prepared some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, Scrambled an Egg, and had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I went to Meijer Garden Center, needed a few items. Then picked up a few things in the Grocery side. Back home did a load of laundry and cleaned the house. After Lunch I got the cart out and got a few things done around the house outside. Had to cut the vines again along the driveway. Tonight I’m having a Buffalo Burger Pattie Melt w/ Baked Crinkle Fries.

 

 


As always I’m using the Wild Idea Buffalo 1/3-Lb Burgers. Just love these Buffalo Burgers; meaty, juicy and just flat out delicious! Preheated up a skillet that I sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray, seasoned my Burger with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn. I then pan fried it about 3 1/2 minutes per side, and done. After I flipped the Burger I added a slice of Kraft Sharp Cheddar Cheese on top.

 

 

 

As my Burger was getting done, I had bought a loaf of Gold Miner California Sour Dough Bread at Meijer. I got 2 slices. I heated a skillet up and added some Blue Bonnet Light Butter and heated the pan on medium. Put my Burger on the Sour Dough Bread and toasted it in the skillet I just heated. I love that Sour Dough Bread. But I don’t have it too often because of the higher Calories and Carbs than the Bread I normally use. The Burger was delicious!

 

 

 


I also baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Fries, served these with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup for dipping. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Peach Diet Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Wild Idea Buffalo 1/3-Lb Buffalo Burgers

Prepare for a whole new level of burger. Conveniently pre-made into one-third pound patties that are ever so grillable. Dinner ready. Each pack is 1 pound with 3 – 1/3 Lb patties.
http://buy.wildideabuffalo.com/collections/a-la-carte/products/3-1-3-lb-ready-made-buffalo-burgers-1-lb-pack

 

 

 

 

 

Ore Ida Golden Crinkles®

French fries with ridges.
We’re proud to say that our Golden Crinkles® are America’s favorite fries!* What’s not to love? These oh-so-tasty crinkle cut fries are just plain fun, especially when they’re paired with a juicy hamburger or hot dog and dipped in Heinz® Ketchup

SERVING SIZE 84g
CALORIES 120
FAT 4 1/2g
SODIUM 290mg
CARBS 19g

https://www.oreida.com/Products/G/Golden-Crin

Grilled Cheese and Baked Fries

June 22, 2018 at 5:24 PM | Posted in Alexia Potato Products, Kraft Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Grilled Cheese and Baked Fries

 

 

I just had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast this morning. I had to have Mom at the Eye Doctor at 9:00. They had to check Mom’s right eye that had the cataract removed, everything looked great! She has the left one done next week. 82 degrees, humid, and thunderstorms outside today. Cleaned the house today, ran the vacuum and dusted. I bought a couple of Sweet Pepper plants and both are loaded with small Peppers coming in. Also have Sweet Basil, Chives, and Rosemary growing. For Dinner Tonight I’m having a Grilled Cheese and Baked Fries.

 

 


Not feeling real good this afternoon. I had a Dinner in mind but I’m keeping it simple tonight, I prepared a Grilled Cheese and Baked Fries. To make my Grilled Cheese I’ll be using; Kraft Sliced Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread. I started by buttering the outside half of a slice of bread. Layered 2 slices of the Sharp Cheddar on top. Added my top half of the sliced bread, buttering the outside of the slice. I then got out a skillet, heated it up on medium heat and lightly coated it with a 1/2 pat of Butter. When the Butter was melted I added my sandwich. Grilled it on both sides until it was golden brown and the Cheese melted. Oh, nothing like a good and toasty Grilled Cheese sometimes!

 


To go with the Grilled Cheese I baked up some Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with Morton’s Lite salt and Ground Black Pepper. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right.! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. Served with a side of my favorite Ketchup, Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kraft – Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Sliced Cheese

Kraft Deli Deluxe Cheese Slices Sharp Cheddar. Pasteurized process cheese. This pack contains 12 slices of cheese. Each slice is only 70 calories.

* Milk, cheese culture, salt
* Pasteurized
Ingredients:
Ingredients: Cheddar Cheese (Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes), Water, Milkfat, Sodium Citrate, Salt, Sodium Phosphate, Sorbic Acid as a Preservative, Oleoresin Paprika (Color), Annatto (Color), with Sunflower Lecithin Added for Slice Separation.

 

 

Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Lightly seasoned with sea salt, these Julienne Fries make your everyday French fry wonder where it went wrong.

Ingredients: Organic Potatoes, Organic Canola Oil and/or Organic Sunflower Oil and/or Organic Safflower Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid.

Nutrition FactsAlexia Organic Yukon Fries
Serving Size 3 oz (84 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
https://www.alexiafoods.com/products/fries/yukon-gold-julienne

Baked Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp w/ Whole Grain Mac and Cheese

March 28, 2018 at 5:08 PM | Posted in Kraft Cheese, Mac and Cheese, Seapak, shrimp | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp w/ Whole Grain Mac and Cheese

 

 


For Breakfast this morning I just had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Didn’t get a lot of sleep last night, Phantom Pains kept me up. They weren’t that painful but just annoying enough to keep waking me up. After I had my Tea I went to McDonald’s to pick up Breakfast for Mom. Then later I drove Mom over to spend the afternoon with Dad. I didn’t stay long, too tired. I went back home and caught up on some sleep. Then later went back to pick her up. For Dinner tonight its Baked Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp w/ Whole Grain Mac and Cheese.

 

 


For the Shrimp I prepared a box of SeaPak Jumbo Shrimp. I preheated the oven on 425°f. I then got a small baking sheet, covered with aluminum foil and sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray. I arranged the frozen shrimp in single layer on the baking sheet. Then baked at 425 degrees for 13-14 minutes turning over once after 6 minutes. They came out Golden Brown and delicious. Hard to beat these always great tasting. I served them with a side of Heinz Shrimp Cocktail Sauce.

 

 


While at Meijer the other day and picked up a 4 pack of the Kraft 50% Whole Grain Mac and Cheese. They come in a microwavable plastic container. To prepare it just remove the lid, add water and stir, microwave for 3 1/2 minutes, and stir in the packet of cheese sauce. And you have your Mac and Cheese! Another nice item to have in the pantry. Easy to prepare, nothing like good old-fashioned Kraft Mac and Cheese! Container makes 1 serving. Love these Kraft Mac and Cheese! For Dessert/Snack later tonight a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn along with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner, Whole Grain, Original Flavor

Made with 50% whole grain. 19 g of whole grain per serving (nutritionists recommend eating at least three one-ounce equivalents of whole grain products per day [about 16 g whole grain per serving or at least 48 g per day]. One serving of this product contains 19 g whole grain, approximately 39% of the minimum daily amount). Ready in 3.5 minutes. Just add water.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size (in container): 1 package (1)
Calories 220
Calories from Fat 35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol less than 5mg 2%
Sodium 460mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 5g

 

SeaPak JUMBO BUTTERFLY SHRIMP

– Keep frozen until ready to prepare.
– Due to differences in appliances, cooking times may vary and require adjustment.
– Microwaving not recommended.
– For food safety this product must be cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F
– Caution – Product will be hot!
PREPARATION:
BAKE
* preheat oven to 425°f.
* arrange frozen shrimp in single layer on baking sheet so shrimp are not touching.
* for full package, bake 13 to 14 minutes.
* for best results, turn product over halfway through cooking.

FRY
* preheat oil to 350°f.
* place frozen shrimp in fry basket.
* for full package fry 2 minutes and 30 seconds to 3 minutes.
* drain on absorbent paper before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size about 4 shrimp
(3oz/84g)
Servings Per Container about 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 100
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 340mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 0g
Protein 12g

https://www.seapak.com/products/jumbo-butterfly-shrimp

Egg Sandwich and Hash Browns

March 23, 2018 at 5:21 PM | Posted in Eggs, Kraft Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Egg Sandwich and Hash Browns

 

 


For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin that I topped with some Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Mostly sunny and 45 degrees for a high outside today. After Breakfast I went to Meijer for a few items. On the way back I stopped by the ATM and stopped and got gas. Back home I was all caught up on everything. Did some work on the computer for a while. For Dinner tonight it’s an Egg Sandwich and Hash Browns.

 

 


I love Egg Sandwiches! hadn’t made these in years until a while back and enjoyed it so much I’m going to have it more often. To make it all I’ll need is 2 Eggs, Salt and Pepper, a slice of Kraft Sharp Cheddar, a bit of Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread. Just get a mixing cup or coffee cup and crack open both Eggs into it. Season it with the Salt and Pepper and whisk it all together.

 

 

 


I heated a small skillet on medium heat, I sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray. I added the Butter, and when heated added the Egg Mixture. Fry it till the bottom browns and flip it. I then added my slice of Kraft Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese on top of it. Cook until done, and it’s ready! You can toast the Bread if you like, I didn’t toast mine.

 

 

 

 

Simply Potatoes Hash Browns

To go with my Egg Sandwich I prepared some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, which I love having any meal. Seasoned them with Salt and Pepper and served them sprinkled with Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 


How healthy are Eggs…..

Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than the yolk. The whites are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper.

 

 

 

 

 

Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns

Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns fry up perfectly to a crisp, golden brown because they’re made from quality potatoes. They’re always fresh, never frozen so you’ll never have to worry about freezer burn. Fresh, delicious potatoes mean you never have to sacrifice great homemade taste.

Nutrition FactsSimply Pot
Serving Size 1/2 cup (81 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 70
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 1.0g
http://www.simplypotatoes.com/products/productview.cfm?p

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

January 21, 2018 at 6:21 AM | Posted in Kraft Cheese | Leave a comment
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Onions………

If you need only half an onion, use the top half first, because the root half will store longer in the refrigerator (it won’t sprout).

Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich

January 14, 2018 at 5:55 PM | Posted in Bear Creek Products, Kraft Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich

 

 

For Breakfast on this cold Sunday Morning I had a toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin. I then got out the Egg Beater’s Egg Whites and Scrambled a 1/2 cup of it, 1/2 equals 2 Eggs. Next I fried some al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon and I also used a slice of Sargento Ultra Thin Swiss Cheese. Put it all together and I had one delicious Breakfast Sandwich! Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. The al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon I used is some of the best Bacon I’ve come across in a while. It fries up so crisp and has an excellent taste! As I said its cold, 15 degrees and a wind chill of 10 degrees. It was mostly sunny but only got up to 25 degrees. Did a load of laundry after Breakfast. Then after Lunch I cleaned the house, vacuum and dusted. Not much else going on so I kicked back and watched some College Basketball. So for Dinner tonight I’m having Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

 

Nothing like a easily made Comfort Food Dinner! Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich. I’m using one of my favorite Soups, Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix. I really love using all the Bear Creek Products! So delicious and easy to prepare.

 

 

 

 

 

To prepare a package of it; In a 2 quart sauce pan bring 8 cups of water to a rolling boil. Whisk in the soup mix. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste and serve! Perfect seasoning, thickened up just right, plenty of Diced Potato and a fantastic Potato flavor. The package makes 8 cups and very easy to prepare and makes one delicious Potato Soup.

 

 

 

 

To make my Grilled Cheese I’ll be using; Kraft Sliced Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. I started by buttering the outside half of a slice of bread. Layered 2 slices of the Sharp Cheddar on top. Added my top half of the sliced bread, buttering the outside of the slice. I then got out a skillet, heated it up on medium heat and lightly coated it with a 1/2 pat of Butter. When the Butter was melted I added my sandwich. Grilled it on both sides until it was golden brown and the Cheese melted. For Dessert a Jello Sugarfree Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

 

 

Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix

A favorite original Bear Creek® soup. Very creamy and delicious with a delicate blend of parsley, herbs and spices to give it a little kick.

Yields about 8 one-cup servings.

Try adding crumbled bacon, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese for variety.
While they simmer on the stove, you can smell the hearty goodness of Bear Creek® soups. They’re quick and easy to make and come in 15 delicious varieties. These soups have a homemade taste that will satisfy every appetite.

http://www.bearcreekcountrykitchens.com/soups.php

Creamy Tomato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich

October 2, 2017 at 4:53 PM | Posted in Amy's Organic, Kraft Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Creamy Tomato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich

 

 

To start my day off I Scrambled a couple of Eggs, toasted 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, and had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Another beautiful Fall Day outside, 79 degrees and sunny! All caught up on inside cleaning so it was all outside work today, and a gorgeous day to do it! First got the leaf blower out and cleaned off the deck and driveway areas, lot of leaves already blowing around. Next took the leaf blower and cleaned the floor of the shed and got rid of a few things no longer needed. Later I got the chairs off the deck and washed them off and stored them for the year in the shed. Done for the day so I took a ride around the neighborhood and down by the lake. For Dinner tonight another one of those Comfort Foods Dinner, Creamy Tomato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

 

For my Soup I heated up a can of Amy’s Organic Creamy Tomato Soup. My favorite Tomato Soup by far. I’ve been using for quite some time now. So creamy with a fantastic flavor and it’s 110 calories and 19 carbs. Just empty the contents into a small sauce pan and heat on medium, stirring often, until heated. And it’s ready to go!

 

 

 

 

To make my Grilled Cheese I’ll be using; Kraft Sliced Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. I started by buttering the outside half of a slice of bread. Layered 2 slices of the Sharp Cheddar on top. Added my top half of the sliced bread, buttering the outside of the slice. I then got out a skillet, heated it up on medium heat and lightly coated it with a 1/2 pat of Butter. When the Butter was melted I added my sandwich. Grilled it on both sides until it was golden brown and the Cheese melted. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

Amy’s Organic Light in Sodium – Cream of Tomato

Responding to customer requests, our chefs have created a line of Light in Sodium soups with all the flavor and goodness of our regular soups, but containing 50% less sodium. Contains 340 mg of sodium compared to 690 mg in Amy’s regular cream of tomato soup. No GMOs – No bioengineered ingredients. All dairy ingredients are made with pasteurized, rBST hormone free milk. USDA organic. Certified organic by QAI. Ready serve. Gluten free. This Cream of Tomato Soup is made from organic sun-ripened tomatoes slowly simmered to bring out their natural sweetness. Amy’s dad says it’s the best reduced sodium tomato soup he’s ever eaten. We’re sure that you’ll agree.

* Contains 340mg of sodium compared to 690mg in Amy’s regular Cream of Tomato soup.

Ingredients : 0g Trans Fat/No Added MSG/No Preservatives Organic tomato puree, filtered water, organic cream, organic evaporated cane juice, organic onions, sea salt, organic black pepper. Contains milk.

Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 1 cup
Servings Per Container: ~ 2
Calories: 110 Calories from Fat: 25
Total Fat: 2.5g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Sodium: 340mg
Carbohydrates: 19g
Fiber: 3g
Sugars: 13g
Protein: 3g
Organic: 10%
Vitamin A: 20% • Vitamin C: 15%
Calcium: 4% • Iron: 10%
http://www.amys.com/

Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich

September 21, 2017 at 5:04 PM | Posted in Bear Creek Products, Kraft Cheese | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. Still not feeling up to par, Sinus Infection still really bothering me. So nothing going on and I did nothing but sleep and relax all day! Wanted a good hot meal that I could make real easy. So for Dinner tonight I’m having Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s an easily made Comfort Food Dinner tonight, Creamy Potato Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sandwich! I’m using one of my favorite Soups, Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix. I really love all the Bear Creek Products! So delicious and easy to prepare.

 

 

 

 

To prepare a package of it; In a 2 quart sauce pan bring 8 cups of water to a rolling boil. Whisk in the soup mix. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste and serve! Perfect seasoning, thickened up just right, plenty of Diced Potato and a fantastic Potato flavor. The package makes 8 cups and very easy to prepare.

 

 

To make my Grilled Cheese I’ll be using; Kraft Sliced Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. I started by buttering the outside half of a slice of bread. Layered 2 slices of the Sharp Cheddar on top. Added my top half of the sliced bread, buttering the outside of the slice. I then got out a skillet, heated it up on medium heat and lightly coated it with a 1/2 pat of Butter. When the Butter was melted I added my sandwich. Grilled it on both sides until it was golden brown and the Cheese melted. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix
A favorite original Bear Creek® soup. Very creamy and delicious with a delicate blend of parsley, herbs and spices to give it a little kick.

Yields about 8 one-cup servings.
Try adding crumbled bacon, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese for variety.
While they simmer on the stove, you can smell the hearty goodness of Bear Creek® soups. They’re quick and easy to make and come in 15 delicious varieties. These soups have a homemade taste that will satisfy every appetite.
http://www.bearcreekcountrykitchens.com/soups.php

 

Thousand Island Ground Chicken Cheese Burger w/ Baked Fries

June 22, 2017 at 4:55 PM | Posted in Alexia Potato Products, chicken, Kraft Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Thousand Island Ground Chicken Cheese Burger w/ Baked Fries

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I prepared an Egg Suunyside Up, reheated the remaining piece of pork Chop, toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin, and had the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Cleaned the house today, vacuumed and dusted. Then after Lunch I took Mom’s car to have the oil changed and then took it to washed and the inside vacuumed. Another hot and humid day out. Looks pretty good for an older car. For Dinner tonight its a Thousand Island Ground Chicken Cheese Burger w/ Baked Fries.

 

 

I had purchased a 1 lb. package of Ground Meijer Chicken while there the other day. I had no t had a ground Chicken Burger in a long time and it just sounded good! To make the Burger I’ll need; Pam Cooking Spray, Extra Light Olive Oil, Ground Chicken, Dried Sage (just a pinch), Sea salt, Ground Black Pepper, Litehouse Thousand Island Dressing, Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Aunt Millie’s Reduced Calorie Whole Grain Hamburger Buns.

 

 

 

 

To prepare it I was able to make 4 Burgers out the package of Ground Chicken. I added just a pinch of Rubbed Dried Sage to the Chicken and formed it into 4 Chicken Patties. I got a 10″ skillet that I lightly coated with Pam Cooking Spray and added a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil also. I then preheated the skillet on medium heat. I then fried the patties, 2 at a time. I fried them until the juices ran clear and I had an internal temperature reading of 165 degrees. Flipping the Burgers one time. After flipping it, with about 1 minute of frying time left I added my Cheese on it. I served it on an Aunt Millie’s Bun and topped the Burger with Litehouse Thousand Island Dressing. Love the Chicken Burger! Came moist and delicious, nice flavor to it and the Sharp Cheddar and Thousand Island Dressing was perfect with it.

 

To go with my Burger, what else but Baked Fries. I baked some Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Shoestring Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. For dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Lightly seasoned with sea salt, these Julienne Fries make your everyday French fry wonder where it went wrong.

Ingredients: Organic Potatoes, Organic Canola Oil and/or Organic Sunflower Oil and/or Organic Safflower Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 oz (84 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
https://www.alexiafoods.com/products/fries/yukon-gold-julienne-fries

 

 

Litehouse Original Thousand Island Dressing and Dip

This flavorful favorite is made with quality ingredients, from our homemade mayonnaise, ketchup and sweet pickle relish. Litehouse Thousand Island is one of the original two flavors served in our restaurant over 40 years ago!

INGREDIENTS

CANOLA OIL, KETCHUP (TOMATO CONCENTRATE, DISTILLED VINEGAR, CORN SYRUP, SALT, ONION POWDER, SPICE, NATURAL FLAVORING), WATER, SWEET RELISH [CUCUMBERS, SUGAR, VINEGAR, SALT, NATURAL FLAVOR, XANTHAN GUM, SPICES, RED BELL PEPPER, ONION, TURMERIC (COLOR)], EGG YOLK, SUGAR, TOMATO PASTE, ONIONS, SALT, DISTILLED VINEGAR, XANTHAN GUM, GUAR GUM, SPICE, DRIED GREEN ONION. Contains Egg. * The nutrition information and ingredients contained in this list are based on our current available data and may change from time to time. Please refer to the product package for the most accurate information.
https://www.litehousefoods.com/products/thousand-island-dressing

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