Saturday, October 6, 2012

Pancake Squares

3/4 cup milk
2 TBS melted butter
1 large egg
1 TBS sugar
1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.  Lightly  grease an 8x8 baking dish.
3.  In a large mixing bowl, beat together milk, butter and egg.  Add sugar, then gradually beat the flour in.  Carefully stir in the baking powder and salt.
4.  Pour batter into prepared pan.  
5.  Bake for 20 - 25 minutes.

Serves 4.

You can also double and bake in a 9x13 pan.  You can also sprinkle with blueberries, bananas, or chocolate chips prior to baking.

Original recipe posted here.


Monday, March 19, 2012


2 slices whole wheat bread
3 slices turkey bacon
2 Tbsp mustard
1 wedge Laughing Cow Light French Onion cheese
1/2 cup egg whites or 1 whole egg
2 tomato slices
1 leaf green lettuce
1. Toast the bread
2. Cook the turkey bacon, then cut the strips in half
3. In a nonstock skillet coated with cooking oil spray, cook the egg as desired.
4.  Place the lettuce, bacon, egg, and tomatoes on the cheese-covered toast.
5.  Cut in half and serve immediately.

Creamy Cilantro Tomatillo Dressing

1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk (we just used skim milk)
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup fat free Greek yogurt
1 small jalapeno, seeds removed (we didn't use)
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1 clove garlic
1 green onion
Juice of 1/2 lime
1/2 tsp dried parsley flakes
1/8 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
1/4 tsp salt

1.  Combine all ingredients in a blender

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Cheerio Treat

1 cup sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla
5 cups Cheerios

1. In a large sauce pan, combine sugar and corn syrup.  Bring to a boil over medium heat.
2. Allow mixture to boil for one minute and remove from heat.
3. Add peanut butter and vanilla to mixture and mix until smooth.
4. Add Cheerios and mix until all coated.
5. Drop mixture by spoonful onto waxed paper and allow to cool.
(We just re-heated in the microwave once they got a little hard)