One of America’s Favorites – Hotdish

July 6, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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A tater tot hotdish

A hotdish is a dish that typically contains a starch, a meat, and a canned or frozen vegetable mixed with canned soup. The dish is usually made with ground beef over tater tots with cream of mushroom soup, but some versions in Minnesota use the official state grain wild rice, or even macaroni, in place of the taters. The dish originates in the Upper Midwest region of the United States, where it remains popular, particularly in Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Hotdish is cooked in a single baking dish, and served hot (per its name). It commonly appears at communal gatherings such as family reunions, potlucks and church suppers.

The history of the hotdish goes back to when “budget-minded farm wives needed to feed their own families, as well as congregations in the basements of the first Minnesota churches.” According to Howard Mohr, author of How to Talk Minnesotan, “A traditional main course, hotdish is cooked and served hot in a single baking dish and commonly appears at family reunions and church suppers.” The most typical meat for many years has been ground beef, and cream of mushroom remains the favorite canned soup. In past years a pasta was the most frequently used starch, but tater tots and local wild rice have now become very popular as well.

Hotdishes are filling, convenient, and easy to make. They are well-suited for family reunions, funerals, church suppers, and potlucks where they may be paired with potato salad, coleslaw, Jello salads and desserts, and pan-baked desserts known as bars.

Typical ingredients in hotdish are potatoes or pasta, ground beef, green beans, and corn, with canned soup added as a binder, flavoring and sauce. Potatoes may be in the form of tater tots, hash browns, potato chips, or shoe string potatoes. The dish is usually seasoned lightly with salt and pepper, and it may be eaten with ketchup as a condiment. Another popular hotdish is the tuna hotdish, made with macaroni or egg noodles, canned tuna, peas, and mushroom soup. Also common is a dish known as goulash, though it bears no resemblance to the familiar Hungarian goulash. Minnesota goulash is usually made with ground beef, macaroni, canned tomatoes, and perhaps a can of creamed corn.

Cream of mushroom soup is so ubiquitous in hotdish that it is often referred to in such recipes as “Lutheran Binder,” referring to hotdish’s position as a staple of Lutheran church cookbooks. The soup is considered a defining ingredient by some commentators.

Tater Tot Hotdish from the Saint Paul, Minnesota, Winter Carnival

Hotdish frequently appears, along with other stereotypical Minnesotan dishes such as lutefisk, in the radio program

A Prairie Home Companion. Hotdish is also described in Howard Mohr’s book How to Talk Minnesotan. Hotdish is an integral element of the book Hotdish to Die For, a collection of six culinary mystery short stories in which the weapon of choice is hotdish

Minnesota public television station, KSMQ in Austin, Minnesota, has produced a 2012 documentary video entitled “Minnesota Hotdish.” providing a historical and humorous look at the popular church supper and family gathering staple.

Hotdish was also the main meal featured in the comedy-drama film “Manny & Lo”.

“Hot Dish” is also the name of an Anchorage-based blue grass band, hotdishbluegrass.com. Their band name was chosen with a nod to mid-western roots of three of the five band members.

 

Loaded Potato Hearty Soup and a Grilled Cheese

July 2, 2020 at 6:38 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's, Idahoan Potato Products, Kraft Cheese, Soups | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Loaded Potato Hearty Soup and a Grilled Cheese

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. 97 degrees and humid outside. Not much going on outside due to the humidity and a high Pollen Count. From what they say we are in for a run mid 90’s or higher weather for at least a week. I took Mom to the Bank and Post Office, stopped and got gas before heading home. Too hot and humid to do much of anything outside! Did a load of laundry and cleaned the fridge later on. For Dinner tonight I prepared Loaded Potato Hearty Soup and a Grilled Cheese.

I wanted something light for Dinner so Soup and Grilled Cheese seemed perfect! I’m trying the Idahoan Loaded Potato Hearty Soup. It comes in a packet and easy to prepare. I’ll be preparing the Soup on the stovetop. Start by heating 4 cups of water to a boil in a 2 quart pot. Whisk in the contents of one pouch of soup all at once. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 min, stirring occasionally. Remove the pot from heat and let stand 5 min to cool slightly before serving.

Really a very good Potato Soup! I topped it off with Sargento Off the Block 4 State Cheddar Cheese. Plenty of Potatoes and the Soup had excellent Seasoning. I’ll be adding this to the Pantry!

To go with the Potato Soup I prepared a Grilled Cheese, I love 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. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 


IDAHOAN LOADED POTATO HEARTY SOUP
As a 2017 BrandSpark Best New Product Awards winner, Idahoan Loaded Potato Hearty Soup gives you restaurant quality soup—flavorful, hearty, slow-cooked taste—in minutes. You don’t have to go out for restaurant-quality potato soup anymore—Idahoan is bringing it straight to your table! Filled with real, red potatoes and red potato skins, this hearty soup delivers exceptional taste and texture with every spoonful!

Prep Instructions
Stove Top Preparation

1 – On the stovetop, heat 4 cups of water to a boil in a 2 quart pot.
2 – Whisk in the contents of one pouch of soup all at once. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 min, stirring occasionally.
3 – Remove from heat and let stand 5 min to cool slightly before serving.
https://idahoan.com/products/loaded-potato-hearty-soup/

 

 

Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slices

Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese SlicesMade 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.

* One 8 oz. package of 12 Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slices
* Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slices elevate your favorite meals
* Sharp cheddar cheese feature a tangy taste and smooth texture
* Sliced cheddar cheese cuts prep time and melts easily over hot foods
* Each slice contains 70 calories

Avocado Summer Soup

June 30, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Soups | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along another Diabetic Friendly Recipe, Avocado Summer Soup. Beat the heat with Chilled Soup! It’s made using Onion, Clove, Canola Oil, Haas Avocados, Lime Juice, Sherry, Low Sodium Chicken Stock, Hot Pepper Sauce, Cilantro, Low Fat Milk, and Kosher Salt. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Avocado Summer Soup
Get a hearty dose of healthful monounsaturated fats in this fragrant and beautifully colored low-carb avocado soup. Chilled and refreshing, it’s perfect for eating al fresco on a hot summer night!

Ingredients
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 large ripe Haas avocados
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoon sherry
1 (14-ounce) can low-sodium chicken stock (or 1 1/2 cups homemade chicken broth)
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2 cups low-fat milk
Dash kosher salt

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/8 of recipe

1 – Sauté the onion and garlic in the oil until soft and fragrant. Set aside.

2 – Peel and chop the avocado. Purée in a blender or food processor with the onion and garlic mixture, the lime juice, and the sherry.

3 – Add chicken broth and hot sauce. Process until blended. Pour into a large serving bowl and add the chopped cilantro and milk. (Use more or less to achieve desired consistency.)

4 – Add salt to taste and chill for 2 to 3 hours before serving.

5 – Garnish with more chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 125 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1.5 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 50 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/avocado-summer-soup/

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It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Basil-Tomato Bisque

June 20, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday Recipe is a Basil-Tomato Bisque. A thick and delicious Basil-Tomato Bisque! This is made using Low Fat Buttermilk, Water, Coarse Ground Black Pepper, Dried Basil, and Diced Tomatoes. You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Basil-Tomato Bisque
Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15–20 minutes.

2 cans (10 3/4 ounces each) 98% fat-free, reduced-sodium, condensed tomato soup, undiluted (such as Campbell’s Healthy Request)
2 cups low-fat buttermilk
1 cup water
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained

Directions
Yield: 7 cups
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – In a 3-quart pan over medium heat, whisk together soup concentrate, buttermilk, water, pepper, and basil until smooth. Stir in tomatoes. Cook, stirring periodically, for 15–20 minutes, or until heated through. Serve right away (bisque may curdle with extended heating).

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 110 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 560 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/basil-tomato-bisque/

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It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Conch Soup

May 30, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday Recipe is a Conch Soup. Some of the ingredients you’ll be using are Chicken Broth, Yucca, Carrots, Garlic, Serrano Chile, Conch Meat, Coconut Milk, Spices, and more! Soups on! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Conch Soup
This creamy soup, laden with chunks of succulent conch meat and vegetables, is a Honduran specialty from the Caribbean coast and is flavored with coconut milk, cumin, cilantro, garlic, ginger, and chiles.

Fresh conch should have a sweet, not fishy, aroma. The tough flesh is usually tenderized by long, slow cooking, parboiling, or pounding, as in this recipe. If conch meat is unavailable, substitute an equal amount of scallops, clams, or any sweet shellfish.

Recipe Ingredients:
6 cups chicken broth
3/4 pound yucca, peeled and cubed (about 2 cups)
2 carrots, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (14.5-ounce) can low-sodium diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 serrano chile or other chile of choice, finely chopped (more or less to taste)
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger
1 pound conch meat, cut into small pieces and pounded or scallops, clams or any sweet shellfish
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1 (13.5-ounce) can coconut milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Directions:
1 – Place chicken stock, yucca and carrots in large saucepan on high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add onion and tomatoes; cover. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.
2 – Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic, chiles and ginger; cook for 1 minute or until garlic turns translucent. Add conch meat; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Add conch mixture to saucepan. Stir in evaporated milk, coconut milk, salt, black pepper and cumin. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture just comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in cilantro and serve.
Makes 10 (about 1 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe): Calories: 360 Calories from Fat: 120 Total Fat: 13 g Saturated Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 15 mg Sodium: 860 mg Carbohydrates: 25 g Dietary Fiber: 10 g Sugars: 9 g Protein: 32 g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/conch_soup_recipe.html

Healthy Spring Crockpot and Slow Cooker Recipes

May 30, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Spring Crockpot and Slow Cooker Recipes. Here’s some Delicious and Healthy Spring Crockpot and Slow Cooker Recipes with recipes including Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya, Middle Eastern Lamb Stew, and Beef and Barley Soup. Spring is here, finally! 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 2020! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Spring Crockpot and Slow Cooker Recipes
Find healthy, delicious spring crockpot and slow-cooker recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya
The slow cooker makes easy work of this healthy jambalaya featuring brown rice and plenty of veggies. If you don’t want to make your own seasoning, just skip Step 1 and use 1 1/2 teaspoons purchased salt-free Cajun seasoning in Step 2……………………………….

Middle Eastern Lamb Stew
This brothy stew is boldly flavored with a blend of characteristic Middle Eastern spices and finished with fresh spinach and fiber-rich chickpeas. Economical lamb shoulder tenderizes beautifully when leisurely cooked in a slow cooker. If you can’t find boneless shoulder stew meat, do not substitute more-expensive lamb leg–it tends to dry out during slow cooking. Instead, purchase lamb shoulder chops and debone them. Serve over bulgur and accompany with a salad…………………………………………..

Beef and Barley Soup
There’s something so satisfying about a hearty bowl of beef and barley soup–especially when it’s one you’ve made from scratch with reduced-sodium broth and chunks of delicious sirloin steak. This slow-cooker recipe is simple to prepare, serves six, and is a great alternative to canned soup!……………………………………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Spring Crockpot and Slow Cooker Recipes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19797/seasonal/spring/crockpot-slow-cooker/

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Creamy Yellow Squash Soup

May 18, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a recipe for a Creamy Yellow Squash Soup. A delicious and healthy Soup made with; Yellow Squash, Green Bell Pepper, Onion, Reduced-Sodium 99% Fat-Free Chicken Broth, Buttermilk, Diet Margarine, Reduced-Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, and Spices. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Creamy Yellow Squash Soup

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 pound yellow squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
1 3/4 cups reduced-sodium, 99% fat-free chicken broth
1 cup fat-free buttermilk
1 tablespoon diet margarine
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 ounces reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions
1 – Heat Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Add squash, bell pepper, and onion. Spray vegetables with cooking spray. Cook and stir 6 minutes or until onion begins to brown.

2 – Add thyme, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover. Cook 20 minutes.

3 – Working in 1-cup batches, place mixture in blender or food processor. Cover. Purée. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Return soup to Dutch oven over medium heat. Add buttermilk, margarine, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin and pepper. Cook until heated through. Serve topped with cheese.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 cup soup plus 2 tablespoons cheese.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 113 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 11 mg, Sodium: 401 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://beatcancer2010.wordpress.com/?s=Creamy+Yellow+Squash+Soup

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It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Turkey Vegetable Soup with Angel Hair Pasta

May 16, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday Recipe is a Turkey Vegetable Soup with Angel Hair Pasta. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Turkey or Chicken Broth, Carrots, Celery, Shallots, Dried Mushrooms, Angel Hair Pasta, Chopped Butterball Turkey, and Parsley. Soup is on! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Turkey Vegetable Soup with Angel Hair Pasta
A delicious, quick-to-make soup using leftover turkey, dried mushrooms, vegetables and pasta.

Recipe Ingredients:
8 cups turkey or chicken broth
1 cup peeled, finely chopped carrots
1 cup thinly sliced celery
2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots
1/2 ounce dried mushroom pieces, rehydrated*
2 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
1 cup finely chopped cooked Butterball® Turkey
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Cooking Directions:
1 – Bring broth in Dutch oven or large saucepan to boil on high heat.
2 – Add carrots, celery, shallots and mushrooms. Return to boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
3 – Add pasta. Continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes or until pasta is al dente.
4 – Stir in turkey and parsley. Cook 1 minute or until heated through.
Makes 4 to 5 servings.

*Note: To rehydrate dried mushrooms, cover with warm water and let stand 15 minutes. Rinse under additional water if necessary.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/turkey_vegetable_soup_with_angel_hair_pasta_recipe.html

Diabetic Weight-Loss Recipes

April 15, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Diabetic Weight-Loss Recipes. Find Delicious and Healthy Diabetic Weight-Loss Recipes. Included are recipes for a Baked Halibut with Brussels Sprouts and Quinoa, Instant Pot Chicken Soup with Root Vegetables and Barley, and Instant Pot Goulash. 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 2020! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Diabetic Weight-Loss Recipes
Find healthy, delicious diabetic weight-loss recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Baked Halibut with Brussels Sprouts and Quinoa
Fish plus two sides? It seems fancy but this healthy dinner comes together in just 30 minutes…………………..

Instant Pot Chicken Soup with Root Vegetables and Barley
Be sure to use bone-in chicken here–it enhances the flavor of the broth, and the bones are easy to remove after cooking. This healthy chicken soup can be made in an Instant Pot or pressure cooker…………………………..

Instant Pot Goulash
Your Instant Pot (or other multicooker) cuts hours off the cooking time of this Hungarian beef stew recipe. This Instant Pot goulash, a saucy dish flavored with caraway and smoked paprika, is served over whole-wheat egg noodles that cook while your multicooker works its magic. It’s comfort food at its best!……………………………..

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

April 7, 2020 at 6:53 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's, Boar's Head, Campbell's Soup | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits w/ Grilled Cheese

 

 

For Breakfast I had a toasted Thomas Light English Muffin topped with Smucker’s sugar Free Blackberry Jam and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Partly cloudy and a high of 81 degrees. I had to be at Kroger to pick up groceries I had ordered on line at 9:00 this morning. They bring it to the car and load it up. Not much else to do today so I hooked up the portable vacuum and vacuumed my car then Mom’s car. Then grabbed the Windex, paper towel, and squeegee and cleaned the inside windows of both cars. Still in isolation here in Ohio! For Dinner tonight its all Comfort Food! I prepared Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits w/ Grilled Cheese.

 

I wanted something a lighter for Dinner and Potato Soup with a Grilled Cheese sounded pretty good! I’ve always loved Soup and the Campbell’s Chunky Baked Potato Soup with Cheddar and Bacon Bits is one om favorites! 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 one of 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 Diet Peach Snapple 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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