Posts for healthy “fast” food Category

Chicken Pot Pie Home Made…Ok Almost

My family loves my chicken pot pie! I get rave reviews every time I make it. It is so simple to throw together I often make it for new moms or sick friend, and get asked for the recipe every time.

So I have decided to share it with you. Sharing this will certainly strip me of my credibility as a” cook “because it is just so simple, but I am willing to risk it!

You will need:

Two store bought refrigerator pie crusts 9″

Can each of cream of Mushroom & cream of chicken

1/4 cup milk or water

Cooked chicken or turkey left over or purchased from the deli

Bag of frozen mixed veggies

One onion small & diced up


To make:

Pre  heat oven to 425

Place one pie crust in pie plate on bottom set aside

Mix soups , milk, veggies, onion, chicken & s&p to taste in bowl

Fill Pie crust

Top with second crust

Cut steam slits in top crust

Bake at 425 for 20 min or so (until crust is done & inside is bubbly)


Use a cookie cutter to cut shapes in top crust before putting it on top

Also try Cajun seasoning instead of s&p mmmm with a kick

Mix it up & try any filling you like, you cannot go wrong when its warm & creamy between pie crust

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End of Summer Fondue Party

Dinner, healthy "fast" food, Tips & Tricks - Kayla - August 13, 2009

Well summer is winding down & fall will soon be here. But before you start your canning & pie making try a fun outdoor fondue party to close out summer in style!

What you will need
Fresh fruit from your local market
A bit of h2o
A fondue pot or double broiler
Metal skewers

How to do it
Simply add a bit of water & zap your chocolate in the microwave or use a fondue pot & fallow directions on your pot.
Gather your dippables & kissables
Dip & enjoy your fruit family & friends
-Happy summers end

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A twist to tortilla chips

healthy "fast" food - Kayla - July 27, 2009

1/4 tsp. salt
2 tsp. crushed black pepper

2tsp. Garlic Powder
2 tsp. poppy seeds
2 tsp. sesame seeds
3 Tbs. minced cilantro (optional)
4 flour tortillas
4 tsp. unsalted butter, softened
Heat oven to 450 degrees. Spread each tortilla with 1 tsp. butter. Combine all seasonings minus the cilantro in a small bowl sprinkle evenly over tortillas. Place tortillas on a baking sheet bake until crisp, about 4-5 minutes, longer if they’re not crisp yet, but be careful they don’t burn. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve hot.

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Stay young with this smoothie!

Found this recipe in a card mailed to me by Body & Soul Whole Living Magazine.

In an electric blender, combine frozen organic blueberries and strawberries, 1/2 cup chilled green tea (unsweetened), 3/4 cup plain low-fat organic yogurt, 2 tbs ground flaxseed and a little trubinado or raw organic sugar to taste.

Blend till smooth—yum…and don’t you look young!

Contains about 250 calories, 13g protein, 9 grams fat, 35 g carbs and 8 g fibers–the perfect calorie combo. Thanks, Martha Stewart!

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