Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits w/ Grilled Cheese

January 31, 2019 at 6:28 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's, Campbell's Soup, Kraft Cheese, Sargento's Cheese, Soups | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits w/ Grilled Cheese

 

 

 

 

For Breakfast I prepared a favorite of mine. I made some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, Heated up some Meijer Diced Ham, fried an Egg Sunnyside Up, made a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I made a bed of the Hash Browns in a bow and sprinkled some Sargento Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Next I put the Diced Ham over top the Hash Browns then put the Sunnyside Up Egg on to top it off. Outside the weather isn’t quite as bad, but it was still about minus 1 this morning. It became sunny and a high of 21 degrees. I was able to get out a bit today. Cleared off both of snow and started both and let them run for a few minutes. Threw some salt out on part of the driveway that had ice on it. Later on caught up on a couple of movies that I recorded. For Dinner tonight its all Comfort Food! I prepared Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits w/ Grilled Cheese.

 

 

 

 

With the Weather still bad it just seemed like a perfect day for Soup and Grilled Cheese! For my Soup I heated up a can of Campbell’s Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits. Another easy to prepare item; just empty the contents of the can into a sauce pan and heat. Heated it on medium low heat, stirring often. I love a thick and hearty Soup and this one is perfect. Campbell’s Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits is the best there is, at least to me.

 

 

 

 

 

Then for 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 Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Campbell’s Chunky Soup – Baked Potato with Cheddar and Bacon Bits

Campbell’s Cheddar and Bacon Bits Chunky soup satisfies hunger with big chunks of real baked potatoes and crisp bacon bits in a creamy soup base with cheddar cheese. Campbell’s Chunky soup is the soup that eats like a meal. Eat it for lunch and this thick and hearty Campbell’s baked potato soup will fill you up and stick with you through the day. When hunger calls, answer with chunky Campbell’s canned soup. You can heat it on the stove or in a microwave. Either way, satisfaction is just minutes away.

* Soup that eats like a meal
Ingredients

Water, Chicken Stock, Potatoes, Baked Potatoes, Cream, Vegetable Oil, Modified Food Starch, Cheddar Cheese, Pasteurized Process Cheddar Cheese.

Directions

Do not add water. Stove: Pour soup into medium saucepan. Heat slowly until hot, stirring occasionally. Microwave: Pour soup into medium microwave-safe bowl or 2 individual microwave-safe bowls. Cover; microwave on high for 3 1/2 minutes or until hot, stirring once during heating. Careful, keep covered 1 minute. Stir before serving. Promptly refrigerate any unused portion in separate container. Recommend use by date on can end. Store unopened can at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts*
Amount Per Serving (serving size) = 1 cup
Calories 190
Fat Calories 80
Total Fat 9g
Sat. Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 790mg
Total Carb. 23g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
http://www.campbellsoup.com/Products/Chunky/All/244

 

 

Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slices

Made with premium quality cheddar cheese, these Kraft Deli Deluxe cheese slices are a great addition to burgers, sandwiches and more. The classic sharp cheddar flavor and perfect melt will elevate your meal from ordinary to extraordinary.

Servings
Serving size 1 slice (19g).
Serving per Container 12.

Calories 70
Calories From Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 0g 0%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fibers 0g 0%
Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 0g 0%
https://www.kraftrecipes.com/product/00021000602568/kraft-deli-deluxe-sharp-cheddar-cheese-slices-8-oz-12-slices

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Soup Special of the Day…Fiesta Pasta Soup

January 27, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Soup Special of the Day, Soups | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is Fiesta Pasta Soup.Vermicelli Pasta, Sausage, Tomatoes, and Black Beans are just some of the ingredients you’ll need to make the recipe. It’s from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes! So check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Fiesta Pasta Soup
Recipe Ingredients:
3 ounces vermicelli pasta, uncooked
1/2 pound sausage, sliced thin
2 (14.5-ounce) cans chicken broth
1 cup water
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 (14.5-ounce) can Mexi-corn, drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon lime juice

Cooking Directions:
1 – In kettle, simmer sausage in 1 cup boiling water for 10 minutes.
2 -Drain water, cook meat over medium heat until browned. Cut meat into pieces.
3 – Add broth, tomatoes, and spices to sausage; simmer 10 minutes.
4 – Add pasta, corn, beans; cover and simmer 10 minutes until pasta is cooked.
5 – Stir in lime juice.
6 – Garnish each serving with minced fresh cilantro, sliced avocado and shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese.
Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 332; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Total Carbs: 35g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 15g; Sodium: 1075mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/fiesta_pasta_soup_recipe.html

Soup Special of the Day……Tomato Basil Soup

November 25, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Soup Special of the Day, Soups | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is a Tomato Basil Soup. The recipe uses; tomatoes, leeks, carrots, shallots, garlic, thyme, bay leaves, and basil. The recipe comes from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, or cuisines so check it out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Tomato Basil Soup
Consider making a double batch for the freezer or for popping into the microwave the next day for a perfect low-calorie light lunch.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 pound fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup carrots, washed and chopped
1/2 cup leeks, washed and chopped (can substitute onions)
1/2 cup chopped shallots
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1 sprig fresh thyme
2 bay leaves
1/4 cup tomato paste
8 cups chicken broth
5 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

Cooking Directions:
1 – Heat olive oil in a 4-quart saucepan.
2 – Add tomatoes, leeks, carrots, shallots and garlic; sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.
3 – Add fresh thyme, bay leaves, tomato paste and chicken broth
4 – Simmer on low heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
5 – Remove thyme and bay leaves.
6 – Purée mixture in blender or food processor.
7 – Reheat soup.
8 – Serve with freshly chopped basil in each bowl.
Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/tomato_basil_soup_recipe.html

Soup Special of the Day…..Italian Skillet Roasted Vegetable Soup

November 18, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Soup Special of the Day, Soups | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is an Italian Skillet Roasted Vegetable Soup. Bell Peppers, Tomatoes, Garlic, and Zucchini are just a few of the ingredients for this delicious soup! Prepared using your Dutch Oven. It’s from the Diabetes Self Management website. At the Diabetes Management site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with tips on managing your Diabetes, Diabetic News, and much more so check it out today. Plus you can subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine! So Enjoy and Eat Health in 2018! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Italian Skillet Roasted Vegetable Soup

Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 medium red, yellow, or orange bell pepper, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups water
1 can (about 14 ounces) diced tomatoes
1 medium zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 can (about 15 ounces) navy beans, rinsed and drained
3 to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke (optional)
Directions
1 – Heat 1 tablespoon oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper; cook and stir 4 minutes or until edges are browned. Add garlic; cook and stir 15 seconds. Add water, tomatoes, zucchini, and red pepper flakes; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes.

2 – Add beans, basil, remaining 1 tablespoon oil, vinegar, salt, and liquid smoke, if desired; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 10 minutes before serving.

Tip. If your diet plan permits, top with croutons.
Yield: 5 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 157 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 670 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/italian-skillet-roasted-vegetable-soup/

Soup Special of the Day….Creamy Turkey and White Bean Soup

November 11, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Soup Special of the Day, Soups | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is a recipe for Creamy Turkey and White Bean Soup. Made using the always fresh and delicious Honeysuckle White Turkey Breast along with Onion, Celery, Tomatoes, Cannellini Beans, Parmesan Cheese, and Seasoning. Great recipe for any leftover Turkey during the Holidays. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has an endless choice of recipes to please all tastes. So check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Creamy Turkey and White Bean Soup
Cooked turkey breast with onion, celery, garlic, tomatoes, white beans, fresh basil, garnished with Parmesan cheese and parsley.

Recipe Ingredients:
4 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound Honeysuckle White Turkey Breast, chopped, cooked (great for leftover turkey)
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 medium celery rib, sliced fine
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 Roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup cannellini beans, puréed or use 1 cup white beans
2 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese for garnish
Chopped parsley for garnish

Cooking Directions:
1 – Sauté onion, garlic and celery in olive oil over medium high heat until onions are transparent. Add tomatoes and broth and simmer 10 minutes.
2 – Add beans, mix well and continue to cook an additional 5 minutes.
3 – Next finely chop basil and add to soup along with the turkey.
4 – Garnish with Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 413 Calories from fat: 204 Total fat: 23 gm Saturated fat: 4 gm Cholesterol: 102 mg Sodium: 794 mg Carbohydrate: 13 gm Protein: 38 gm.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/creamy_turkey_and_white_bean_soup_recipe.html

Soup Special of the Day….Roasted Corn and Chipotle Soup

November 4, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Soup Special of the Day, Soups | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is a Roasted Corn and Chipotle Soup. Roasted Corn and Chipotle Chilies combine to make this week’s recipe. It’s from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes for all diets and cuisines. Be sure to check out their many recipes today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Roasted Corn and Chipotle Soup
The nutty flavor of roasted corn complements the smoky-sweet taste of chipotle chiles. A crisp green salad and warm tortillas will complete this meal.

Recipe Ingredients:
2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups chicken stock
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
2 (7-ounce) cans chipotle chiles in adobo sauce

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C).
2 – Place corn on a baking sheet in a single layer; roast about 10 minutes, until browned.
3 – Heat oil and butter in a large skillet; sauté onion and garlic over medium-high heat until browned.
4 – Add broth, tomatoes, salt and pepper; simmer 5 minutes.
5 – Add chiles and corn, simmer 5 minutes to heat through.
Makes 6 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/roasted_corn_and_chipolte_soup_recipe.html

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