Monday, February 25, 2013

Mexican "Noodles"

This 4 ingredient recipe seemed to good to be true, but we ALL loved it!

1 head of cabbage, sliced thin (like noodles)

Add to crock-pot, cover and set to LOW. Cook for 4 hours. Then add:

2 lbs. browned ground beef or turkey
1 1/2 packages of low fat cream cheese (12 oz. total)
2 cans of diced tomatoes with chipotle peppers OR diced tomatoes with green chilies

Stir just to mix. Set to warm and leave alone until ready to serve. Stir well before serving.

*adapted from the Trim Healthy Mama book.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Overnight Oatmeal

3 cups steel cut oats*
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
1 cup brown sugar
6 cups water
2-3 cups milk

Mix all ingredients together and set crock-pot to LOW. Cook 6-8 hours.

*Do not substitute old fashioned oats. They will turn to mush.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Quick Turkey Chili

1 Tbs. olive oil
1 1/2 lb. ground turkey/beef

Brown ground beef in a skillet, then transfer to crock-pot and add:

1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
3 cups water or chicken stock
2 cans kidney beans
1 can black beans
1 bag frozen corn
1/2 onion, chopped
2 Tbs. chili powder
1/4 tsp. red chili flakes
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 Tbs. cumin
salt and pepper to taste

Cook on LOW for 5-6 hours.

Serve over Fritos and top with shredded cheddar cheese.