Friday, May 1, 2009

Awesome Tex-Mex Burger Recipe

One Of The Best Burgers I Have Ever Eaten!

1 lb. of lean ground turkey or ground sirloin
4 whole wheat jumbo hamburger buns (I Prefer Pepperidge Farms)
green leaf lettuce
1 4oz. container sour cream
1 jar Newman's Own chunky salsa (mild)
1 package of low sodium taco seasoning
2 tbsp. cilantro flakes
4 slices of mozzarella cheese

Prep (5 minutes)

Mix ground beef or turkey with cilantro flakes and taco seasoning in a bowl.

Shape mixture into 4 even patties.

In a Small bowl, mix 1/4 cup of salsa with 1/4 cup sour cream and set aside.

Cook Time (15 minutes)

Fry patties on medium heat for 7 minutes on each side. If patties are not done after that time, cook for another 2 minutes on each side.

While patties are frying, toast wheat buns lightly on 350 in the oven.

When patties are done, melt sliced cheese on each one.

Top each bottom bun with two leaves og green lettuce and patty.

Pour 2 tbsp. of the sauce mixture over the patty and top with bun.


Serve with potato wedges or waffle fries.


Quick Cobbler Recipe

Sorry for the is the fastest, easiest cobbler recipe ever!

Peach Cobbler

1 cup self rising flour
1 cup sugar
1 cup whole or 2% milk
1 can of sliced peaches in lite syrup
1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
1 tsp. rum flavoring
1/2 tbsp. sugar mixed with 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon

Prep (5 minutes)

Pre-heat oven to 350.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, milk, flavorings and a dash of the cinnamon/sugar mixture.

Pour mixture into a greased and floured 9"x9" pan and add peaches (drained) spreading evenly through mixture.

Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon mixture evenly.


Bake for 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes and serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Makes 6 servings.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

The Simple Spaghetti Recipe

Simple Spaghetti Dinner

1 lb. of regular spaghetti noodles
2 lbs. of lean ground beef
1 small can tomato paste
1 can Hunts Traditional Spaghetti Sauce
1 can Hunts Four Cheese Flavored Spaghetti Sauce
1/2 green pepper (chopped)
1/3 sweet yellow onion (chopped)
2 tbs. butter

Bring large pot of water to a rolling boil and add noodles, boing for 10 minutes or until desired tenderness is reached.

While noodles are boiling, brown the ground beef and drain.

Add the chopped peppers and onions to beef, and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.

Add tomato paste, sauces and 1 tbs. butter to mixture and cook over medium heat for another 5 minutes.

Drain noodles and mix in 1 tbs. butter.

Pour sauce over the noodles after they have been plated. Top with shredded chedder or parmesan cheese.

Small garden salad
Garlic bread

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Great Breakfast....QUICK!

This breakfast recipe is not only quick, but a HEALTHY CHOICE as well! Start the day full and fueled with:

Awesome Two Egg Omelets

1 cup Egg Beaters Original
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup chopped red pepper
1/4 cup chopped yellow pepper
1/4 cup fine chopped onion
1 cup of shredded fat free or regular shredded chedder or mozerella cheese (seperated into 1/2 cup parts)
1 large can of chunk white chicken (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbs. butter or margerine

Prep (5 minutes)

chop the peppers and onions, mixing together in small bowl
drain chicken
pre-heat skillet or omelet maker to 350

Cook Time (5 minutes per omelet)

1. Start by melting 1/2 tbs. of butter or margerine in pan or skillet

2. Pour 1/2 cup Egg Beaters Original into pan or skillet

3. Wait for about 45 seconds and sprinkle in the onion and pepper mixture, leaving about an inch away from the edges of the omelet clear.

4. When egg appears to be nearly cooked through, add the chicken and shredded cheese evenly over the pepper and onion mixture.

5. Immediatley fold over in half using a spatula.

6. Cook for 45 seconds on each side or until cheese is melted.

makes 4 servings

Recommended sides:

Slice of lightly toasted wheat bread
Slice of fresh tomato
1/2 cup Fresh, sliced strawberries


Instead of chicken, try ground beef, sausage or chopped ham!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Daily Recipes For Busy People....

Welcome to my blog! Check in EVERYDAY for new recipes designed to be simple and quick while still putting a smile on your families faces. These recipes range from entrees to desserts and most have been passed from my mother to me.

Everything from mouth watering Lasagna to simple Cherry Cobbler. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, we will cover them all!

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