20
May
12

Tortilla Salad…

Tortilla Salad

This evenings, I made dinner for my family. Its is a simple salad but I made the dressing making it extra healthy. Then you can see what is actually in your dressing, I have many different dressing that I will make, with this dressing and the others there is dressing make for multiple nights. It is so nice being home because there is a place to cook my own food.

  • Poppy Seed Dressing:
  • Blend:
  • 1cup Canola Oil
  • Half a red onion
  • 2 tbls Poppy Seeds
  • 1 tbls mustard
  • 2 tb vinegar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • In the salad, I added everything to make the meal big enough to eat
  • 1 head romiane
  • 2 cups spinach
  • Red pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 4 Morning star black bean burgers
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 oz cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup tortilla chips

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19
May
12

Don’t Crepe Your Pants Over This Healthy Snack

This afternoon classmate Cody Van Aken and I, Nolan Flashman, made a Healthy selection of Crepes for your everyday dinning requirements. This meal can be made for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert depending on what you are craving that day. Along with being healthy, it’s a quick make that is fun for you and your friends. Plus, it’s all made from scratch, besides the recipe. So, enough talking about it, here’s the recipe:

2 eggs

1 yolk

1 cup of eggs

4 tablespoons of melted butter

3/4 cup of flour

1 teaspoon of sugar

a pinch of salt

 

Now that you have the recipe go make some crepes of your own! Also, watch us demonstrate how to make it with our fun video right here.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYVP9-tJAhA . Enjoy!

 

19
May
12

You don’t need ramen in a bag!

Tonight I made ramen type soup. Its so much better then eating instant ramen from a bag or cup! It had fresh veggies and rice noodles. No freeze dried stuff here!

Here is whats in it (amounts vary on how many your are serving):

reduced sodium chicken stalk

snap peas

mushrooms

rice noodles

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18
May
12

Bola-Bola

Bola-Bola is a classic soup dish of the Philippines. My mom and my grandma are in town for my graduation and we decided that this would be a good video to make. Soup is (almost) always good because as opposed to frying things, most of the nutrients remain within the dish. We used organic turkey and mostly organic vegetables from the local farmers market. My mom and my grandma used to make this for me whenever I was sick. In a way it’s kind of like chicken noodle soup.

Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients (in order of appearance):
-Water
-Garlic Salt (1 teaspoon) (Sodium: 2325 mg)
-Taro (5) (Calories: 116/Fat: 0/Carb: 28g/Protein: 2g)
-Onions (1) (Calories: 60/Fat: 0g/Carbs: 14g/Protein: 2g)
-Ground Turkey (1lb) (Calories: 776/Fat: 43g/Carbs: 0g/Protein: 90g)
-Eggs (2) (Calories: 347/Fat: 24g/Carbs: 2g/Protein: 30g)
-Black pepper (Calories: 5/Fat: 0g/Carbs: 1g/Protein: 0g)
-Breadcrumbs (1 cup) (Calories: 427/Fat: 6g/Carbs: 78g/Protein: 14g)
-Carrots (3) (Calories: 90/Fat: 0g/Carbs: 7g/Protein 1g)
-Eggplant (1 large) (Calories: 132/Fat 1g/Carbs: 32g/Protein: 6g)
-Zucchini (2) (Calories: 104/Fat: 2g/Carbs: 22g/Protein: 8g)
-Spinach (1 bag) (Calories: 65/Fat: 1g/Carbs: 10g/Protein: 8g)
-Lemon Juice (1/2 cup) (Calories: 30/Fat: 0/Carbs: 10g/Protein: 0)
-Green Onions (1 bundle) (Calories: 3/Fat: 0g/Carb: 1g/Protein: 0g)

Boil the water with garlic salt, taro and onions. Mix the ground turkey with the eggs, bread crumbs, and black pepper. Roll them into balls and then drop them into the soup. Chop the carrots, eggplant, and zucchini. Add the carrots and then the eggplant into the soup. The zucchini and spinach goes in near the very end. The final touch is the lemon juice with diced green onions. Enjoy!

17
May
12

Taco Salad/Main Dish

Ingredients

½ lb ground turkey $1:50

½ cup small Portobello mushrooms $.50

1 can of cooked beans $1

¼ cup sour cream $.35

Small avocado $.33

Taco salad seasoning envelop $1.50

Small bag of chips $1

Small head of lettuce $1

1medium tomato diced $.50

¼ onions $.50

1 jalapeno $.25

1lemon $.10

1 bunch of cilantro $.50

Garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil to taste

½ cup cheese $1

Directions

Once you have chopped all your vegetables you can start by cooking the turkey with a small amount of vegetable oil, enough to coat the pan so the meat doesn’t stick.  When the meat is half way done add your mushrooms stick frequently until it cooks thoroughly then in a ½ cup of water dissolve ½ of the contents of your taco seasoning packet, let it simmer for a few minutes.  In a separate pan, heat up your beans.

Peal and mash your avocado until the consistency is pasty, add salt and pepper to taste

Salsa:

 Mix tomato, onion, garlic, jalapeno, cilantro, and about a teaspoon of olive oil and the juice of one lemon and salt and pepper to taste.

Serve:

On plate put your lettuce as the base, and then add your meat and beans on top, than add salsa, avocado, sour cream and cheese then chips on the side.

Buen Provecho!

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15
May
12

Shiskabobs!

Shiskabob Recipe:

INGREDIENTS

-Shrim: Marinated with Sesame/Olive Oil, Lemon Pepper, Garlic, Onion, Lemon Juice, Butter

-Steak: Montreal Seasoning, Barbecue Seasoning, Lemon Juice, Sesame Oil, Beer, Garlic, Onion, Lemon Pepper, Chile Pepper

-Pork: Lemon Pepper (Purchased Pre-marinated)

-Bell Peppers: 1+ of each color (Onion as well if desired)

-Skewers

 

DIRECTIONS

1 – Soak skewers while preparing meal

2 – Marinate meat as desired

3 – Chop Garlic, Onion & Bell Peppers

4 – Slice meat into small cubes

5 – Put vegetables and meat on skewers as desired

6 – Barbecue slowly to perfection

7 – Enjoy a hearty and healthy meal

 

14
May
12

Chicken Caesar Salad recipe

Video by Brittany West and Allyson Gumerman

We thought that this recipe would be perfect because it is quick, simple, and delicious! It hardly took more than 10 minutes and it was a very filling, healthy meal.

Ingredients:

1) Half head of Iceberg Lettuce

2) 1 1/2 Chicken Breast

3) 1/2 Cup Croutons

4) 3/4 Caesar Dessing

5) 1/4 Parmesan Cheese

6) Chicken Seasoning (Garlic, Salt & Pepper)

Chop lettuce evenly and grate cheese

Cut, season, and cook the chicken until golden brown and thoroughly cooked.

Add lettuce, cheese, croutons, and chicken into a mixing bowl and stir.

Serve and Enjoy!

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