Kitchen Hint of the Day!

August 3, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Get the sauce ready…………..

Get the pasta sauce on the pasta immediately after you drain it. The noodles cool down fast and start sticking to each other without a sauce or oil to keep them apart. Enjoy that Pasta!

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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – PASTA ALLA CARRETTIERA WITH ITALIAN BUFFALO MEATBALLS

August 1, 2018 at 5:03 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is – PASTA ALLA CARRETTIERA WITH ITALIAN BUFFALO MEATBALLS. Pasta with Buffalo Meatballs which are made using the Wild Idea Buffalo – Italian Buffalo Sausage. For the Pasta you could use Casarecce Pasta, Pici Pasta, or thick Spaghetti. You can find this recipe or purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo ITALIAN SAUSAGE along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

 

PASTA ALLA CARRETTIERA WITH ITALIAN BUFFALO MEATBALLS

This dish is named after the people who drove food and wine carts in Italy. It is a slightly spicy red sauce, with garlic and basil, and is typically served over a thicker style of pasta. My favorite rendition of this dish also had hints of parsley and mint, which made for lingering, memorable flavors. After a little research, and substituting a few of the more difficult to find ingredients with like alternatives, I thought I might be able to come close to duplicating it. The only thing missing was Wild Idea’s artisan, Italian Buffalo Sausage, and I knew just where to go for that. This simple dish is packed with flavor and very easy to prepare. The perfect solution, for a stress free, delicious dinner! (Serves 4)

Ingredients:
1 – 1 lb. Italian Buffalo Sausage
3 – tablespoons olive oil
3 – cloves garlic, about 1 tablespoon
½ – teaspoon chili flake, or pepperoncino (dried Italian chili pepper)
½ – cup basil, finely chopped
2 – tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
1 – tablespoon mint, finely chopped
1 – 28 ounce can whole *San Marzano Tomatoes, flash processed, *they’re the best
1 – teaspoon salt
2 – teaspoons sugar
1 – lemon, juiced, about ¼ cup
1 – cup freshly grated, Parmigiano Reggiano, or Porcini cheese
1 – 12 ounce box of Casarecce pasta, Pici pasta, or thick Spaghetti, cooked el dente, reserve 1 cup pasta water

Preparation:
1) Divide Wild Idea Italian Buffalo sausage into 24 pieces and roll into meatballs. Pour one of the tablespoons of olive oil on a baking sheet and roll the meatballs in the oil. Cover and set-aside until you are ready to broil.
2) In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the remaining tablespoons of olive oil. Add the garlic, and toss or stir regularly, until tender, about 3 minutes.
3) Add the basil, parsley, and half of the mint to the pan. Sauté and stir for 1 minute.
4) Add the tomatoes, salt, sugar and lemon juice and stir to incorporate. Bring to a gentle boil, cook for 5 minutes and then add the remaining mint. *Sauce can be made ahead and reheated.
5) During step 4, or right before serving, place the prepped bison meatballs on the second rack from the top of a preheated broiler, and broil the meat balls for about 5 minutes or until nicely browned.
6) Simultaneously bring the reserved pasta water to a boil. Add the prepared pasta, and toss to reheat.
7) Drain pasta, transfer to a bowl and add ½ cup of the grated cheese. Toss to incorporate.
8) Place desired amounts of pasta on to plates and cover with ¾ cup or desired amount of sauce. Serve with the hot Italian Bison meatballs and garnish with remaining grated cheese and additional fresh herbs. Delizioso!
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/55157697-pasta-alla-carrettiera-with-italian-buffalo-meatballs

 

Wild Idea Buffalo ITALIAN SAUSAGE 1 LB.

What do you get when you cross a bison and Italian spices? A way to indulge in a fantastic Italian Sausage, with fewer consequences. Tasting straight from the corner meat shop, it creates a healthier form of Italian dishes, without sacrificing a bit of flavor. Once you’ve tried it will be a staple in your house!
Ground sausage, not in links.

1 lb. package.

Ingredients: 100% Grass-fed Buffalo, Organic Spices: {Black Pepper, Crushed Red Pepper, Fennel Seeds, Garlic Powder, Oregano, Paprika} Red Wine Vinegar, Salt, Water.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/brats-sausages-hot-dogs/products/1-lb-italian-sausage

Leftovers – Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo

July 31, 2018 at 5:19 PM | Posted in Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, seafood, shrimp, Zatarain's | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Leftovers – Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Healthy Life Multi Grain English Muffin, lightly fried 4 slices of Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Scrambled some Egg Beater’s Egg Whites, and had a slice of Sargento Ultra Thin Swiss Cheese. Put it all together for a Breakfast Sandwich. Off and on showers and thunderstorms, high of 81 degrees. Cleaned the house today, dusted and vacuumed. For my Dinner tonight Leftovers! Tonight its Leftover Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo.


I never let these leftovers go to waste, Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo leftovers! So for Dinner tonight I reheated the leftover Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo. I had froze them from the other night so I sat the container in the fridge overnight to thaw. The dish reheats perfectly! It’s just as good the second time around, if not better! I also reheated a couple of slices of Garlic Loaf Bread that was leftover also. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding. I have left the original post from the other day that has the ingredients and instructions for the Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo. Enjoy!

 

One of my favorite meals tonight, Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo! To make it I used a box of Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix for the Gumbo base, 1 1/2 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages (sliced into bite size slices), a bag of Meijer Brand Jumbo Shrimp and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce. I precooked the Sausage and Shrimp, according to the package instructions, before adding it to the Gumbo.

 

 

 

The Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix uses Pasta instead of Rice. It’s very easy to prepare, takes about 25-30 minutes. To start; I just boil the stock that’s in the packet, add the sliced the Turkey Sausage to the stock along with a few shakes of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce and continued to cook for 10-15 minutes. Then I added the Shrimp and simmered another 2-3 minutes. And the Gumbo is ready to serve and It turns out fantastic! Nice flavor, incredible tasting stock, meaty Shrimp and Sausage, and plenty of Pasta, makes one easily prepared hearty and delicious dish. I also heated up some of the RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread I had yesterday for Dinner.

 

 

 


Zatarain’s New Orleans Style Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix

Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix is an easy-to-prepare mix that has just the right blend of ingredients for a great-tasting, authentic New Orleans style meal. With Zatarain’s New Orleans style pasta dinners, you can enjoy the fun of pasta and the authentic flavor of New Orleans! Just add ground beef to complete this easy-to-prepare dinner your whole family will love.

Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix:
* A New Orleans tradition since 1889
* Add meat to make a complete meal
https://www.mccormick.com/Zatarains/Products/Dinner-and-Side-Mixes/Pasta-Mixes/Jambalaya-Pasta-Dinner-Mix

Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo w Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

July 28, 2018 at 5:25 PM | Posted in Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, shrimp, Zatarain's | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo w/ Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

 

For Breakfast I toasted a Healthy Life Multi Grain English Muffin topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Mostly sunny and 84 degrees out today. Took Mom’s car up to the Car Wash and had it cleaned and then a little later took my car up and had it washed. Went by the ATM and then by the Post Office and mailed a couple of letters before heading home. It’s going on 2 months since my Dad passed away and I’m really missing him. But the only good thing is that he’s not suffering anymore. His vision was almost gone along with his hearing, couldn’t breath, and was so weak he couldn’t even raise up from bed. So I’m so glad he’s suffering no more but we all miss him very much. For Dinner tonight I prepared a personnel favorite, Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo w/ Baked Garlic Oval Loaf Bread.

 

 

One of my favorite meals tonight, Shrimp and Smoked Turkey Sausage Gumbo! To make it I used a box of Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix for the Gumbo base, 1 1/2 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages (sliced into bite size slices), a bag of Meijer Brand Jumbo Shrimp and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce. I precooked the Sausage and Shrimp, according to the package instructions, before adding it to the Gumbo.

 

 

 

 

The Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix uses Pasta instead of Rice. It’s very easy to prepare, takes about 25-30 minutes. To start; I just boil the stock that’s in the packet, add the sliced the Turkey Sausage to the stock along with a few shakes of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce and continued to cook for 10-15 minutes. Then I added the Shrimp and simmered another 2-3 minutes. And the Gumbo is ready to serve and It turns out fantastic! Nice flavor, incredible tasting stock, meaty Shrimp and Sausage, and plenty of Pasta, makes one easily prepared hearty and delicious dish. Plus enough leftovers for a couple of lunches too!

 

 

I also heated up some of the RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread I had yesterday for Dinner. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Mango Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zatarain’s New Orleans Style Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix

Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix is an easy-to-prepare mix that has just the right blend of ingredients for a great-tasting, authentic New Orleans style meal. With Zatarain’s New Orleans style pasta dinners, you can enjoy the fun of pasta and the authentic flavor of New Orleans! Just add ground beef to complete this easy-to-prepare dinner your whole family will love.

Zatarain’s Gumbo Pasta Dinner Mix:
* A New Orleans tradition since 1889
* Add meat to make a complete meal

https://www.mccormick.com/Zatarains/Products/Dinner-and-Side-Mixes/Pasta-Mixes/Jambalaya-Pasta-Dinner-Mix

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

July 25, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Freezing Pasta…………..

You can divide cooked pasta into individual portions in medium zip-lock bags, then freeze. When you are ready to use them, drop the contents into boiling water.

20 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 20 Minutes

July 24, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its – 20 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 20 Minutes. Delicious and Easy Made Meals in 20 minutes with recipes like; Moo Shu Vegetables, Smoky Maple-Mustard Salmon, and Linguine with Creamy White Clam Sauce. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website, So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! http://www.eatingwell.com/

20 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 20 Minutes
Think you don’t have enough time to make a healthy dinner? These easy recipes are ready in 20 minutes—less time than it takes to order and drive to get takeout. So send those excuses right out the door and get cooking with one of these 20-minute dinner recipes.

Moo Shu Vegetables
This vegetarian version of the classic Chinese stir-fry, Moo Shu, uses already-shredded vegetables to cut down on the prep time. Serve with warm whole-wheat tortillas, Asian hot sauce and extra hoisin if desired……………..

Smoky Maple-Mustard Salmon
It doesn’t get much easier–or more delicious–than this speedy recipe for roast salmon topped with a smoky maple-mustard sauce. The sweetness of the maple balances the tangy mustard; smoked paprika or ground chipotle adds another layer of flavor. Ask at the fish counter to have the salmon cut into four 4-ounce fillets with the skin removed. Serve with roasted green beans and whole-wheat couscous tossed with pecans and chives…………

Linguine with Creamy White Clam Sauce
Ripe tomato and fresh basil give this quick recipe tons of flavor. Serve this healthy pasta dinner with crusty garlic bread and steamed green beans…………..

* Click the link below to get all the – 20 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 20 Minutes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/22600/cooking-methods-styles/quick-easy/dinner/20-minute/meals/slideshow/20-healthy-meals-you-can-make-in-20-minutes/

Chef Boyardee Cheese Ravioli in Tomato Sauce w/ Baked Garlic Oval Loaf Bread

July 21, 2018 at 5:15 PM | Posted in pasta | 3 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Chef Boyardee Cheese Ravioli in Tomato Sauce w/ Baked Garlic Oval Loaf Bread

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast this morning. Had another bout with Phantom Pains. It made for a sleepless and very long night! The Phantom Pains finally let up around 11:00 this morning. Oh how I wish there was a cure for these. Here’s a little on Phantom Pains – Phantom pain is pain that feels like it’s coming from a body part that’s no longer there. Doctors once believed this post-amputation phenomenon was a psychological problem, but experts now recognize that these real sensations originate in the spinal cord and brain. And I can tell you the pain is as if my left leg was really there, very painful. So anyway I didn’t do much of anything today. Outside its showers and thunderstorms on and off through out the day and 88 degrees. Good day to catch up on some rest and sleep, and that was my day. For Dinner tonight Chef Boyardee Cheese Ravioli in Tomato Sauce w/ Baked Garlic Oval Loaf Bread.

 

I wanted a hot meal but one that was easy to prepare. The Chef Boyardee Cheese Ravioli doesn’t get much easier and at the same time a very tasty meal. It comes in a can and to prepare it; just empty contents into medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally until hot. And it’s done! Doesn’t get much easier than that. Delicious, easy to prepare, and 1 sauce pan to clean. Nice size Ravioli, good tasting Tomato and Cheese Sauce, and love the Cheese that’s in the Ravioli. Makes a good hot meal. And it’s only 180 calories and 28 net carbs per serving. I topped it with a sprinkle of Basil and Shaved Parmesan Cheese. It’s 210 calories and 36 net carbs per serving.

 

 

I also heated up some of the RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread I had yesterday for Dinner. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Mango Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chef Boyardee Cheese Ravioli in Tomato Sauce

Chef Boyardee Cheese Ravioli in Tomato Sauce
* Cheese ravioli
* Heat and eat
* 210 calories per serving

Directions:
Instructions: Heating directions:
Microwave:1. Pour pasta into microwave-safe bowl. Cover.2. Microwave on high 1 minute 30 seconds or until hot.3. Stir before serving. As all microwave ovens vary, time given is approximate.
Stove top:1. Pour pasta into saucepan.2. Heat over medium heat until hot, stirring occasionally.

Ingredients:
Ingredients: Water, Tomato Puree (Water, Tomato Paste), Enriched Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate [Vitamin B1], Riboflavin [Vitamin B2], Folic Acid), Crackermeal (Enriched Wheat Flour [Bleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid], May Also Contain Guar Gum), High Fructose Corn Syrup, LESS THAN 2% OF: Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized Milk, Cultures, Salt, Enzymes, Calcium Chloride and Annatto [Color]), Rice, Romano Cheese from Cow’s Milk (Part Skim Milk, Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Dehydrated Onion, Salt, Dehydrated Garlic, Spices. CONTAINS: MILK, WHEAT

RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread

Calling all garlic lovers! Made with real roasted garlic, our Garlic Oval is the perfect base for bruschetta and savory sandwiches. Feeling bold? Top with garlic butter for the ultimate garlic bread!

WARM AT HOME
* Remove from packaging
* Heat oven to 400˚F (200˚C)
* Warm for 5 min

INGREDIENTS
Enriched wheat flour (flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, roasted garlic, salt, cultured organic wheat starch, sour starter [cultured wheat flour, wheat flour, yeast, lactic acid (from bacterial culture)], extra virgin olive oil, organic whole wheat flour

Seasoned Haddock w/ Cheesy Cheddar Rotini Pasta

July 18, 2018 at 5:14 PM | Posted in fish, pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Seasoned Haddock w/ Cheesy Cheddar Rotini Pasta

 

To start this morning off I toasted a couple of slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread, Scrambled a couple of Eggs, fried 2 Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links, and made the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I went to Walgreen’s and picked up a Prescription and then to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. It really hasn’t rained a lot of late and the yards are starting to turn brown. Outside today it’s 87 degrees and sunny. After Lunch got the cart out and did some yard work. Later took a spin around the neighborhood. So for Dinner tonight I prepared a Seasoned Haddock w/ Cheesy Cheddar Rotini Pasta.

 

 

I had purchased a Haddock fillet from Kroger a while back and had it in the freezer. I let it thaw overnight in the fridge. I rinsed the fillet off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Next I sliced it in half. So to prepare it I seasoned it with just a bit of Sea Salt and put the pieces in a Hefty Zip Plastic Bag where I then added Zatarain’s Lemon Pepper Breading Mix. Shook until both pieces were well coated. Shook off the excess and pan fried them in Extra Light Olive Oil, frying them about 3 minutes per side until golden brown. Haddock and Zatarain’s Lemon Pepper Mix, the perfect combo. The Zatarain’s Breading and Seasonings are my favorites. I love Haddock it cooks up so nicely and I love the flavor and how meaty it is.

 

To go with my Seasoned Haddock I prepared a new dish, Knorr Pasta Sides Cheesy Cheddar Rotini Pasta. I had heard of the Knorr Products but had never tried them until now. To prepare it; In medium saucepan, bring 1-1/2 cups water, 1/2 cup 2% milk and 1 Tbsp. of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Stir in contents of package and return to a boil. Reduce heat and continue boiling gently for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. Let stand at least 2 minutes. Stir and serve. Easy to prepare and delicious! Excellent Pasta with good Cheese flavor. I also baked a loaf of the RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

Haddock


The haddock is a saltwater fish from the family Gadidae, the true cods, it is the only species in the monotypic genus Melanogrammus. – Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Haddock, cooked
Amount Per 1 fillet (150 g)
Calories 136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.8 g 1%
Saturated fat 0.2 g 1%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 99 mg 33%
Sodium 391 mg 16%
Potassium 527 mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 30 g 60%

 

 

Knorr Cheesy Cheddar Pasta

Kids love our Cheesy Cheddar Pasta Sides, which layers rotini pasta with our scrumptious cheddar cheese sauce. Why not use it with our Chili Mac Casserole and indulge your own inner child?

* Knorr Pasta Sides Cheesy Cheddar Pasta (4.3oz) is a pasta side dish that enhances meals with amazing flavor
* Cheesy Cheddar Pasta Sides expertly combines rotini pasta with our scrumptious cheddar cheese sauce
* No artificial flavors
* Quick and easy to prepare – Cooks in 7 minutes
* Stovetop or microwave cooking
* Perfect as an ingredient in a delicious Knorr recipe or as a side dish
https://www.knorr.com/us/en/products/sides/cheesy-cheddar-pasta.html

Healthy Shellfish Recipes

July 15, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Shellfish Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Shellfish Recipes like; Black Bean Clams with Two Noodles, Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Crema, and Grilled Lobsters with Herb-Garlic-Lemon Butter. Find these recipes and much more all at the EatingWell website. While there you can also subscribe to one my favorite magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. Enjoy and eat Healthy in 2018! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Shellfish Recipes
Find healthy, delicious shellfish recipes including crab, shrimp and lobster. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Black Bean Clams with Two Noodles
Zucchini noodles and shelf-stable stir-fry noodles combine for a hearty portion in this healthy stir-fry recipe. Chinese fermented black beans (they’re actually soybeans) lend a salty and savory backbone to this quick veggie-filled entree. They’re pungent, so a little goes a long way. Find them at Asian grocery stores, well-stocked supermarkets and online……….

Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Crema
Avocado cuts some of the sour cream in our quick crema loaded with cilantro, for a healthier taco sauce that takes these shrimp tacos to the next level. Shrimp cook up super-fast, making them the ultimate taco filling for a fast weeknight dinner that’s also impressive and delicious enough for a weekend dinner party……

Grilled Lobsters with Herb-Garlic-Lemon Butter
If you’ve never grilled lobster, you’re in for a treat. The smokiness of a charcoal, wood or even a gas grill adds great flavor. If you are squeamish about the idea of cutting a live lobster, ask your fishmonger to do it for you, but be sure to cook the lobsters within about an hour after they have been cut……..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Shellfish Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/search/results/?wt=Healthy%20Shellfish%20Recipes&sort=re

Shrimp w/ Pasta Roni – Angel Hair Pasta with Herbs and Garlic Oval Loaf Bread

July 4, 2018 at 5:14 PM | Posted in pasta, Pasta Roni, seafood, shrimp | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Shrimp w/ Pasta Roni – Angel Hair Pasta with Herbs and Garlic Oval Loaf Bread

 

 

For Breakfast I made some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, heated up some Meijer Diced Ham,and made a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I made a bed of the Hashbrowns in a bowl and sprinkled some Sargento Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Next I put the Diced Ham over top the Hash Browns and served. Love this Breakfast to start my day! We have an excessive heat warning out for the 2nd straight day. 94 degrees out but the heat index is at 108 degrees. After Breakfast I went grocery shopping at Meijer. On the way back I picked up Breakfast at McDonald’s for Mom. Back home I painted a couple of shelves out in the shed. I’ve got 3 more to paint but it got too hot in the shed to finish, I’ll finish tomorrow. For Dinner tonight a favorite of mine,Shrimp w/ Pasta Roni.

 

 

So for the Shrimp part of the dish I used Meijer Brand Jumbo Shrimp. I had them in the freezer so I let them thaw overnight in the fridge. I love Shrimp and all Seafood. For the Shrimp; I started by rinsing the Shrimp off in cold water and letting it dry in a colander. Using a medium size skillet, that I sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray and a 1 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, that I heated on medium heat. I seasoned them with Old Bay Seasoning and a sprinkle of Morton’s Lite Salt and added the Shrimp to the skillet. Cooked them 2 minutes per side, turning the Shrimp once. And as the Shrimp was cooking I started to prepare the Pasta.

 

 

 

I love having Shrimp with the Pasta Roni – Angel Hair Pasta with Herbs. It comes with the Pasta Special Seasonings Packet and I added; 1 1/3 cups of water, 2/3 cups of 2% milk, and 2 tablespoons of Blue Bonnet Light Butter. Then to prepare it; In a medium saucepan bring water, milk, margarine or butter to a boil. Then slowly stir in pasta and Special Seasonings. Separate pasta with a fork, if needed. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Boil uncovered, 4-5 min. or until pasta is just tender, stirring frequently. Sauce will be thin. Let stand 3-5 min. to thicken. There’s 2 servings per box. Nice seasoning and the Parmesan Sauce is very flavorful. I topped the Pasta with some Kraft Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese and the Shrimp. Too good, this makes one delicious Shrimp and Pasta Dish! I also baked a loaf of RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread. Love this Bread! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Green Tea Snapple to drink.

 

 

Pasta Roni Angel Hair Pasta with Herbs

Our Pasta Roni Angel Hair Pasta with Herbs flavor blends delicate angel hair pasta in a creamy herb sauce with other natural flavors. This delicately flavored dish is the perfect complement to your family’s favorite Italian-inspired recipes.

What You’ll Do
1 – In a medium saucepan bring water, milk and butter or margarine to a boil. Then slowly stir in pasta and Special Seasonings. Separate pasta with a fork, if needed. Return to a boil.
2 – Reduce heat to medium. Boil uncovered, 4-5 min. or until pasta is just tender, stirring frequently.
3 – Sauce will be thin. Let stand 3-5 min. to thicken.
http://www.ricearoni.com/products/Pasta_Roni/Angel_Hair_Pasta_with_Herbs

 

 

 


RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread

Calling all garlic lovers! Made with real roasted garlic, our Garlic Oval is the perfect base for bruschetta and savory sandwiches. Feeling bold? Top with garlic butter for the ultimate garlic bread!

WARM AT HOME
* Remove from packaging
* Heat oven to 400˚F (200˚C)
* Warm for 5 min

INGREDIENTS
Enriched wheat flour (flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, roasted garlic, salt, cultured organic wheat starch, sour starter [cultured wheat flour, wheat flour, yeast, lactic acid (from bacterial culture)], extra virgin olive oil, organic whole wheat flo

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