Catfish Nuggets w/ Mac and Cheese

June 2, 2021 at 7:11 PM | Posted in fish, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Catfish Nuggets w/ Mac and Cheese

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 66 degrees and a slow steady rain all day. My Sinuses are killing me today. First it’s hot out and next day cool. So I didn’t do anything at all today, a total Slug! For Dinner tonight Catfish Nuggets w/ Mac and Cheese.

 

Picked up the Catfish Nuggets at Meijer yesterday. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty.

 

To go with my Catfish I prepared a cup of 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 later a Breyer’s 100 Calorie Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Cup.

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner
Whole Grain Original Flavor 4-2.0 oz Micro Cups

Get ready to drown into a mighty pool of cheese and cream with Kraft Easy Mac Whole Grain Original Flavor Macaroni and Cheese Dinner; dipped in extravagant cheesy sauce. Crafted with care from USA for the people who are in love with extra cheese. Once you start eating, you will not be able to resist this thick and cheezy meal.

Love at First Healthy Bite It’s rich in taste with velvety cream and lip-licking cheese to appease your undying cravings for a cheesy – creamy bite. The pleasing fragrance in the air will magnetize you to your seat until you gobble up every last portion. So what are you waiting for? Grab a box and satisfy your cravings now!
https://www.kraftmacandcheese.com/product/00021000035861/kraft-macaroni-cheese-dinner-whole-grain-original-flavor-4-20-oz-microcups

One of America’s Favorites – Chili Mac

May 31, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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A plate of chili mac prepared with macaroni noodles, chili, cheese, onion and green onion

Chili mac is a dish prepared using chili and macaroni as primary ingredients, which is often topped or intermingled with cheese. Some versions are made using prepared or homemade macaroni and cheese. It is a common dish in the cuisine of the Midwestern United States, and is also popular in other areas of the United States.

Several variations of the dish exist, and prepared canned and boxed versions also exist. It can be a relatively inexpensive dish to prepare, and has been described as a comfort food.

Preparation
Several preparation methods exist. Basic versions may be prepared using chopped meat, tomato, spices, and elbow macaroni. Another basic preparation method incorporates boxed, prepared macaroni and cheese and canned chili. Some recipes incorporate all of the ingredients together, while others are prepared with the ingredients separately layered. Those that use cheese may use grated cheese atop the dish, while others mix the cheese throughout the dish. Sometimes, onions or beans are added. Some diners in St. Louis, Missouri serve a version called “chili mac a la mode”, in which the dish is served topped with fried eggs.

The dish may be prepared on a range top in a skillet, in a slow cooker, or baked as a casserole. Vegetarian and vegan versions of the dish are sometimes prepared.

Versions
Chili mac has been a staple dish at American military dining facilities for years. It was introduced into the Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) field ration menu in 1995 and is one of only three of the twelve MRE meals offered in 1995 that has remained on the MRE menu to date. A variation called “taco chili mac” has been consumed by NASA astronauts in space. It is processed by NASA as a freeze-dried product.

Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes

May 26, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes. Find Delicious and Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes with recipes including Greek Pasta Salad, Tortellini Salad, and Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo Salad. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Greek Pasta Salad
This quick, healthy Greek pasta salad recipe is tossed with all the elements of a Greek salad–plus chickpeas for added protein. This pasta salad holds well in the refrigerator or a cooler and tastes even better as the pasta absorbs the tomato-infused vinaigrette. Serve with pita chips…….

Tortellini Salad
A tomato-rich dressing boosts the flavor and lowers calories and fat in this tortellini salad (the dressing is also great on green salads or grilled fish). Roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes add a good dose of vitamins A, C and fiber………

Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo Salad
Baked chicken breasts cook in the oven while you mix together a Mediterranean salad–packed with veggies, whole-wheat orzo and an easy homemade Greek vinaigrette–for a weekend-worthy dinner on the table in under an hour. The leftovers from this healthy 400-calorie meal make a delicious packable lunch for the next day………..

* Click the link below to see all the Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18145/salad/pasta/

Italian Pasta Salad w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

May 23, 2021 at 6:51 PM | Posted in Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Italian Pasta Salad w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

 

 

For Breakfast  Morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 86 degrees and partly cloudy out today. After Breakfast I started a load of laundry and then I went to Meijer to buy some new Bed Sheets, picked up a couple more items while there. Back home I cleaned the house, dusted and vacuumed. For Dinner tonight it’s an Italian Pasta Salad w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage.

 

 

I had not had this in quite a while. I Wanted something light today and a Pasta Salad sounded perfect! For my Sausage I used Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage. I cut the Sausage Links into Bite size pieces. I absolutely love the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage and I had been wanting some for a while. It’s got such a fantastic flavor and always cooks up just right. To prepare them I used a large skillet, added about a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and preheated it on medium heat. Put the Sausage in the skillet when it was heated up and covered with a lid. I turned the Sausage every few minutes to get an even char on them, cooked for about 11 minutes total. As always they came out just bursting with flavor and flat-out delicious! These go great with anything.

 

Then to go with the Turkey Sausage I prepared a Italian Pasta Salad, made about noon today. It always tastes even better after chilling for a while. A Light and tasty dish that includes Ronzoni Garden Delight Tri Color Rotini Pasta, Black Olives, Kalamata Olives, Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Anchovies, Kraft Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese, Kraft Zesty Italian Fat Free Dressing, McCormick Grinder Italian Seasoning. Prepared the Pasta according to the box and added all the ingredients and tossed until well mixed. Then refrigerated until ready to use.

 

 

To serve, I made a bed of the Pasta in a bowl and topped it with the sliced Turkey Sausage, and chowed down! The Pasta Salad and Turkey Sausage are a perfect combination. And the Kraft Italian Dressing provides some great flavor! I also had a slice of the some leftover Garlic Bread Loaf. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Popcorn with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage
14 oz. | Servings: 7

Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)
Servings Per Container 7

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.

http://www.butterball.com/products/turkey-sausage-and-franks/every-day-smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

 

Ronzoni Garden Delight Trio Italiano Pasta

Trio Italiano is a combination of three shapes in one box: Rotini, Penne & Shells. With three shapes in three colors RONZONI GARDEN DELIGHT Trio Italiano is perfect for showcasing the vegetables in any meal, but is especially appealing in cold salads.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2oz (56g) Dry Uncooked Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g Monounsaturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 20mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 40g 13% Dietary Fiber 2g 8% Sugars 3g Protein 8g
See more at: http://ronzonigardendelight.newworldpasta.com/pasta_nutrition.cfm?prodId=071300800690#sthash.kx8fjPTl.dpuf

Healthy Clam Recipes

May 23, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Clam Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Clam Recipes with Recipes including New England Clam Chowder, Spaghetti with Garlic and Clam Sauce, and Seafood Linguine. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

New England Clam Chowder
Chopped clams, aromatic vegetables and creamy potatoes blended with low-fat milk and just a half cup of cream gives this chunky New England-style clam chowder plenty of rich body. Serve with oyster crackers and a tossed salad to make it a meal………….

Spaghetti with Garlic and Clam Sauce
This healthy spaghetti with clam sauce recipe incorporates a few twists that make it extra-delicious. The clams are steamed ahead of time to release their natural juices and create a flavorful clam broth for the base of the garlicky clam sauce. Plus, we use tarragon to add a fabulous hint of anise……………..

Seafood Linguine
This restaurant-worthy seafood pasta dish is a snap to make and an easy way to impress guests. We like the sweet taste and extra-saucy consistency of canned diced San Marzano tomatoes in sauces like this one. Marjoram pairs well with the seafood, but basil or even parsley works too. Serve with a Caesar salad…………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Clam Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19168/ingredients/fish-seafood/shellfish/clams/

Tuna Cheesy Pasta w/ Dinner Rolls

May 20, 2021 at 7:15 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's Live Carb Smart, Tuna, Tuna Helper | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Tuna Cheesy Pasta w/ Dinner Rolls

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea to start the morning off. 87 degrees, humid and partly cloudy outside today. Well the Cicadas are out here around the neighborhood! The house across the street had quite a few already. After Lunch I took Mom over to the Dollar Store and then by Walmart. She wanted a couple of new bushes for the back side of the house. Back home I did a few chores around the house. Really getting humid out there today. For Dinner tonight I prepared Tuna Cheesy Pasta w/ Dinner Rolls.

 

 

I bought a box of Betty Crocker Tuna Helper Tuna Cheesy Pasta at Meijer the other day and it just sounded good for Dinner tonight. I’ve fixed many of the Helper styles before, first time we had the Tuna in a while. To make the Dish I’ll need; 1 Box of Tuna Helper, Water, 2% Milk, Butter, and 2 cans of Chicken of the Sea Tuna.

 

 

So to prepare it is very easy. I start by stirring the Pasta, Sauce Mix, Hot Water, Milk, Butter, and Tuna  in 10-inch skillet. I heat to  to boiling. Then I reduced the heat. Covered and simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Then I uncovered it and cooked, while stirring, an additional 3 minutes. Done and ready to serve!

 

 

Good Dinner and so easy to prepare! Pasta was excellent with a lot good Cheese and the Tuna was perfect with the Noodles. The Dish is 280 calories and 21 net carbs per serving. I also heated up some of Aunt Millie’s Live Carb Smart Dinner Rolls. These are great for those of us with Diabetes 2, or for anyone who loves good rolls. The Rolls are only 35 calories and 1 carb per roll! That’s right 1 net Carb per roll! So a big thank you to Aunt Millie’s for these! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Betty Crocker Tuna Helper Tuna Cheesy Pasta

Tuna Cheesy Pasta Tuna Helper is made with 100% REAL cheese for the real taste you love most. Our products are made with NO artificial flavors or colors from artificial sources. Add Your Own Twist! Turn up the flavor by adding minced garlic just before simmering. Just before serving, top with cooked, crumbled bacon and chopped parsley.

Tuna Helper: America’s favorite is made with 100% REAL cheese and pasta for the real taste you love most
* TUNA PASTA: Stock your pantry with Betty Crocker Tuna Cheesy Pasta, an easy and delicious meal option the entire family will enjoy
* GREAT TASTE: Creamy pasta mix combines pasta noodles, 100% real cheese and quality seasonings for a delicious dish that is full of flavor
* QUICK AND EASY: Make pasta salad without the usual mess; simply boil noodles, rinse with cold water and drain, and stir in seasoning
* ENDLESS OPTIONS: Serve as a side, top with tuna for a main dish or head to the Betty Crocker website for additional pasta salad recipes the whole family will love

Prep Instructions
For food safety and quality, follow the cooking directions. Refrigerate leftovers.

YOU WILL NEED
1 2/3 CUPS HOT WATER
2 CUPS MILK
4 TBSP BUTTER
2 (5-oz) CANS TUNA or CHICKEN, DRAINED OR 2 CUPS COOKED ROTISSERIE CHICKEN CUT IN BITE-SIZE PIECES
1. HEAT: Stir Pasta, Sauce Mix, hot water, milk, butter, and tuna (OR chicken) in 10-inch skillet. Heat to boiling.
2. SIMMER: Reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.
If necessary, uncover and cook, while stirring, an additional 1 to 3 minutes to desired consistency.

Serving Size
1/3 cup as pkgd (33g)
Amount Per Serving As Packaged
Calories 110
% Daily Value
Total Fat  1g 1%
Trans Fat  0g
Cholesterol  0mg 0%
Sodium  410mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate  22g 8%
Dietary Fiber  < 1g 3%
Sugars  1g
Protein  3g
https://www.bettycrocker.com/products/helper/tuna-helper/cheesy-pasta

Lasagna with Meat and Sauce w/ Texas Toast (Light)

May 19, 2021 at 7:11 PM | Posted in Lasagna, Stouffer's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Lasagna with Meat and Sauce w/ Texas Toast (Light)

 

To start this morning off I prepared a packet of the Pioneer Peppered White Gravy. I also toasted a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, heated up a couple of Johnsonville Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links, and had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 80 degrees and partly cloudy out today, also a bit humid out. I hate the humidity! Did a couple of loads of laundry . Then took out the old furnace filter and put in a new one. Later I got the cart out of the shed and went to the back yard in it. We are still having Mole problems so I had to use some Mole Bait to try to stop them. They’ve ruined a few back yards around here. Anyway for Dinner tonight I prepared a Stouffer’s Lasagna with Meat and Sauce w/ Texas Toast (Light).

 

We had not had this for quite some time. So I bought a box of it in my pick-up order from Kroger yesterday. I purchased the Large Size, about 2 1/2 servings. I’m also baking a few slices of the New York Bakery Texas Toast – Lite.

 

To prepare it s very easy. It comes frozen and to prepare it; Preheat the oven to 350°F. Leave the film on tray, but do not vent. Place the tray on a baking sheet on the center rack of the oven. Cook 56 Minutes. Remove baking sheet from oven. Let stand 1 Minute and Dinner is ready. I really enjoy this Lasagna! Plenty of Sauce and Meat and the Noodles are good size and tender. One easy way to have a Lasagna Dinner! The Lasagna is 260 calories and 25 net carbs per serving.

 

 

I also baked a slice of New York Bakery Lite Texas Toast. I thought we were out of the Texas Toast Light but Mom found a box of it in the floor freezer! This will be the final box, they no longer make the Light version anymore. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stouffer’s Lasagna with Meat and Sauce
Large Size
Traditional lasagna noodles layered with an herb seasoned tomato and meat sauce and three kinds of natural cheese

Conventional Oven
1) Preheat to 350°F
2) Leave film on tray, do not vent.
3) Place tray on a baking sheet, center rack. Cook 56 Minutes.
4) Remove baking sheet from oven. Let stand 5 Minutes.

Cooking Tips
* Will be hot!
* Ensure product reaches an internal temperature of 160°F
* Directions developed using 1100 WATT microwave oven. Ovens vary, cooking time may need adjusting
* Do not prepare in toaster oven
* Do not reheat tray

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 3.00

Amount Per Serving:

Calories 260 | Calories from Fat 80 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.00g 13%
Saturated Fat 4.50g 23 %
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 30.00mg 9 %
Sodium 690.00mg 29 %
Total Carbohydrate 28.00g 9 %
Dietary Fiber 3.00g 13 %
Sugars 6.00g
Protein 17.00g
THOUGHTFUL PORTIONTM
1 Portion = 1/2 of dish

Pair this portion with a side salad and a glass of low fat milk as part of a balanced diet.

 

New York Bakery Lite Texas Toast
With half the fat of our Garlic Texas Toast, New York Bakery® Lite Texas Toast has the same garlic taste with half the guilt.

Conventional Oven*

Pre-heat oven to 425°f.
* Place slices flat on baking sheet
* Bake 5 – 8 minutes on middle shelf of oven
* To brown on both sides, turn over and bake an additional 2 minutes
*Oven temperatures may vary
Box contains 8 slices.
http://www.nybakery.com/products/lite-texas-toast/

Shrimp w/ Pasta Roni – Angel Hair Pasta with Herbs

April 25, 2021 at 6:51 PM | Posted in pasta, Pasta Roni, seafood, shrimp | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Shrimp w/ Pasta Roni – Angel Hair Pasta with Herbs

 

 

I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. Real Foggy out early this morning, cleared up by 10:00. 62 degrees and mostly sunny out today. After my Tea I headed out to check out a couple of the local Garden Centers. After that I stopped by Meijer to grab a couple of items and from there to the ATM Machine and finally stopped and got gas. Back home I got the cart out of the shed and did some yard work. For Dinner tonight a favorite of mine, Shrimp w/ Pasta Roni. Take Care and Stay Safe everyone!

 

So for the Shrimp part of the dish I used Meijer Brand Frozen Jumbo Shrimp. This is my frozen Shrimp of choice, best I’ve found. 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, leftovers coming tomorrow. 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 easily prepared and delicious Shrimp and Pasta Dish! For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Diet Peach 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_Herb

 

 

 

 

 

Shrimp Health Benefits……….
Shrimp may have a variety of health benefits. It is high in several vitamins and minerals, and is a rich source of protein. Eating shrimp may also promote heart and brain health due to its content of omega-3 fatty acids and the antioxidant astaxanthin ( 6 , 11 , 12 , 13 ).

Chef Boyardee Lasagna w/ Texas Toast (Light)

April 24, 2021 at 7:13 PM | Posted in Chef Boyardee, Wild Idea Buffalo | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Chef Boyardee Lasagna w/ Texas Toast (Lite)

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I prepared a Sunny Side Up Egg, Simply Potato Shredded Hash Browns, 2 Buffalo Breakfast Sausage Patties, 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s 1 Calorie Wheat Bread (topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter), and had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Tea. I usually don’t have a Big Breakfast but I was starved this morning! First time I prepared the Wild Idea Ground Breakfast Sausage. It comes in a 1 lb. package and I form the Patties. These cam out delicious, another great Buffalo Product from Wild Idea Buffalo!

 

 

 

Cloudy, rain and 52 degrees out today. Just did a few chores around the house today. I got everything done and just kicked back and got caught up on some shows I had recorded. Had no clue on what to have for Dinner. Wanted a hot Meal but something not real heavy and easy to prepare. Bring on the Chef! For Dinner tonight Chef Boyardee Lasagna and Texas Toast (Light).

 

I’ve always been a huge fan of Chef Boyardee products and love their Chef Boyardee Lasagna, Ravioli, and Spaghetti and Meatballs. To prepare it; the easy part! Just empty the contents into a small sauce pan, put the lid on, and heat on medium until heated through. Just stir it occasionally and your done. The Pasta Lasagna is excellent and the Tomato and Beef Sauce it comes in is very good. I know there’s better stuff out there but from time to time I love having Chef Boyardee.

 

I also baked a slice of New York Bakery Lite Texas Toast, one of my slices of this. I hear they no longer make it. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


WILD IDEA BUFFALO – BREAKFAST SAUSAGE 12 OZ.
Our prairie bison mixed with hints of sage and maple makes this a healthy breakfast meat alternative. Serve it up with sunny-side eggs and pancakes or use in stuffing and sauces. Available in a 12 oz. of ground breakfast sausage, not in links.

Ingredients: 100% Grass-Fed Buffalo, Water, Sea Salt, Organic Spices: Brown Sugar, Crushed Red Pepper, Sage, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Ground Allspice.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/brats-sausages-hot-dogs/products/breakfast-sausage-12-oz

 

 

 

Chef Boyardee Lasagna


Chef Boyardee Lasagna is a delicious and convenient meal that is ready to eat in minutes and has delighted families for generations. Made with enriched pasta in a rich, Italian-flavored tomato sauce, Chef Boyardee Lasagna has the timeless flavor that everyone loves. When you need a quick meal, Chef Boyardee has your back. Just pop the easy-open lid, and in 90 seconds, dinner is ready to serve. Chef Boyardee Lasagna is so simple and easy to prepare, anyone can grab it off the shelf for a quick and filling snack. Each 15 oz easy-open can of Chef Boyardee Lasagna contains 2 servings of pasta and tomato sauce, with 9 grams of protein and 230 calories per serving. With no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives, Chef Boyardee makes a wholesome meal for kids of ALL ages.

* Chef Boyardee Lasagna is a delicious and convenient meal that is ready to eat in minutes and has delighted families for generations
* Made with enriched pasta in a rich, Italian-flavored tomato sauce, Chef Boyardee Lasagna has the timeless flavor everyone loves
* When you need a quick meal, Chef Boyardee has your back. Just pop the easy-open lid, and in 90 seconds, dinner is ready to serve
* Chef Boyardee Lasagna is so simple and easy to prepare, anyone can grab it off the shelf for a quick and filling snack
* Each 15 oz easy-open can of Chef Boyardee Lasagna contains 2 servings of pasta and tomato sauce, with 9 grams of protein and 230 calories per serving

Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Container 2.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories
Calories From Fat 70 Calories
Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 9 g

Fried Catfish Fillet w/ Mac and Cheese and a skillet of Cornbread

April 16, 2021 at 7:10 PM | Posted in fish, Kraft, Mac and Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Catfish Fillet w/ Mac and Cheese and a skillet of Cornbread

 

For Breakfast I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 59 degrees and sunny out today. Got the cart out of the shed along with a rake and leaf blower and did some yard work. Then sprayed for weeds. We have a lot of weeds this year. Weeds and Moles! More Moles than I have ever seen. I had to out more the Mole Bait and then got a couple of neighbors yards for them. Good to be outside! So for Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Catfish Fillets w/ Mac and Cheese and a skillet of Cornbread.

 

I had purchased the Catfish Fillets from Meijer and had them in the freezer. I laid the fillets in the fridge overnight to thaw.

 

I rinsed the Fillets off in water and dried them with a paper towel. To prepare them I’ll just need some Morton’s Lite Salt and Zatarain’s Fish Fri Seasoned Seafood Breading Mix. I got a large Cast Iron Skillet sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Spray and added 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated the skillet on medium heat. As the skillet was heating I Seasoned the Catfish with the Salt and then got pie pan and added the Breading Mix to it. Then rolled the Fillets in it making sure the Fillets were well covered with Breading. With the Cast Iron heated I added the Fillets. I fried them 4 minutes a side, nice and golden brown. The Zatarain’s Breading Mix give’s it fantastic flavor.

 

To go with my Catfish I prepared a cup of 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!

 

I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Cornbread. Mom loves Cornbread so I made it for her. As always I used Martha White Corn Meal Mix, something I think I could eat every meal. I like a nice fresh and hot slice with Butter on it. When I make this I just make it by the instructions on the package but I only use half the ingredients because I use a small cast iron skillet to make it. I use Egg Beaters and Extra Virgin Oil instead of Eggs and Vegetable Oil the recipe calls for. Bake at 450 degrees for about 25 minutes and you have some golden brown piping hot Cornbread! If you use a small Cast Iron Skillet just cut the recipe in half and it comes out just right for the skillet size. What a dinner tonight! For Dessert/Snack a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

 


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