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The Quick, The Easy and The Delicious... Recipes!!!
June 20 (Sunday) Recipes -Quick & Easy Recipes
When you’re too busy with your job, or juggling your time between home and office work, the tendency is to rely on canned foods, like canned fish, meat and vegetables. But the preservatives on it can also harm your body if it accumulate too much in the system. The best way to avoid such problem is to cook it as easy as you can, even it is canned. Cooking will lessen or totally eradicate bad elements in the food we’re going to eat.
So, why not join me in preparing these quick and easy recipes. We can cook it under 15 minutes. Try it, if you’re in doubt. Either you sauté, boil or bake it, I’m sure that you’ll cook it fast while whistling or singing a chorus of your favorite song. So let’s start.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes or less
½ cup plain yogurt 1 teaspoon chili powder
cup cottage cheese ¼ teaspoon dill weed
1 can (15 ounces) chopped spinach, drained
1 green or spring onion, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Fresh vegetable, crackers or bread sticks
Combine yogurt and cottage cheese, and stir until smooth. Stir in spinach, onion, chili powder, dill weed and lemon juice.
Place in serving dish. Cover and chill until ready to serve with fresh vegetables, crackers or bread sticks.
FAMILY REUNION POTATO SALAD
Preparation Time: 15 minutes or more
6 cans (15 oz each) sliced or diced potatoes, drained
1 ½ dozen eggs (18 pcs), boiled, peeled and sliced
1 large jar (32 ounces) dill pickles, chopped
1 large jar ( 32 oz) salad dressing
1 medium purple onion, diced
Note: No salt needed
Mix together and chill. Makes 18 to 20 servings for your guests or family members. Enjoy!
CRUNCHY VEGETABLE-TUNA CASSEROLE
Cooking Time: 10-12 minutes
1 can (10 oz) cream of celery soup
1 ¼ cups whole milk
½ cup sour cream
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
1 can (12 oz) solid white tuna in water, drained
1 can (15 oz) mixed vegetables, drained
2 cups medium egg noodles
1 cup crushed sour cream & onion potato chips or kettle chips
Combine all ingredients except potato chips in a greased 1 ½-quart casserole dis. Microwave uncovered for 10-12 minutes or until very thick. Top with crushed chips and serve to 4-6 persons.
POTATO STICK CANDY
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
2 packages (12 oz each) butterscotch pieces
¼ cup creamy peanut butter
1 jar (12 oz) dry-roasted peanuts or mixed nuts
1 can (7 oz) potato sticks
Melt butterscotch pieces in heavy saucepan over low heat until smooth, stirring constantly. (Microwave method: Place butterscotch pieces in 4-quart microwave-safe dish. Cook on HIGH for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring halfway through heating time, until melted). Add peanut butter and stir until well blended. Remove from heat and stir in nuts and potato sticks. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand until candy hardens.
Store in airtight container. Makes approximately 60 pieces of 2-inch candy.
ENJOY EATING! BON APETIT!!!
How To Make A Healthy Tuna Melt c/o wmwlsn1
Recipes for People On-The-Go
Recipes from Canning Companies
Eventhough, there's a comfort of just researching the net for many worthy recipes, it's still heartwarming and a delight at home when you receive recipe suggestions and books coming from many canning companies. They didn't just provide the worthiness of their products, but include healthy recipes that we can use, as easy as we can cook it in our kitchens.
1. Allen Canning Companies - provide very easy to cook and quick recipes using their products. You can write them via internet or a snail mail with this address:
Allen Canning Companies
305 East Main Street
PO Box 250
Siloam Springs AR 72761-0250
2. Athens Foods - When I was working in a Greek shipping company, many products in the galley, especially phyllo leaves and cheeses were delivered from this company. You can visit: www.athens.com for recipes and information. You can have a correspondence through this address for free recipes:
Recipe Book Dept. 1
13600 Snow Road
Cleveland, OH 44142-2596