Friday, June 20, 2008

No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

*For's without the peanut butter.

½ cup milk
1 cup coconut (I leave this out most of the time)
½ cup margarine
7 heaping tsp cocoa
2 cups sugar
few grains salt
3 cups rolled oats (quick)

Melt margarine with milk and sugar in saucepan; add other ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 2 minutes. Drop by teaspoons on lightly greased cookie sheet or wax paper. Refrigerate until cool.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Grilled Chicken Tostadas

Prep Time: 15 min Total time: 30 min

4 Boneless Skinless Chk Breasts

1/4 c freshly squeezed lime juice

1/4 c EVOO

1 tsp salt and pepper

8 corn tortillas

2 red onions, sliced into 1/2 in thick rounds

Chopped lettuce, sliced tomatoes and avocados, fresh cilantro, and Sour cream, for serving

1. Preheat oven 375, with rack in center. Between two sheets of waxed paper, pound chicken until about 1/4 in thick. Transfer chicken to a ziploc bag. Add lime juice, evoo, and s&p. Refrigerate.

2. Place tortillas on a baking sheet. Brush tops with oil, and season with s&p. Bake until crisp and golden, 10 -12 min. Remove from oven and set aside.

3. Heat gill over medium high heat. Grill chicken until browned. and cooked through; cut into strips.

4. Brush onions with oil; grill until browned about 3 min per side. Serve tortillas topped with lettuce, tomatoes or salsa, avocados, chicken, onions, cilantro, and sour cream.

Serve with Rice and Beans.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Call for veggie/fruit recipes

So, I am trying to be better at feeding my family more fruits and veggies, but am lacking healthy recipes that don't contain a lot of butter or cream.

If you have some good recipes that have lots of fruits or veggies, will you please post them here?

Thanks :)