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Meatless Monday – Enchilada Casserole in the Slow Cooker

Posted on 18. Mar, 2012 in Food

Whip together this vegetarian enchilada casserole, put it in your slow-cooker and come home to an easy dinner.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons diced green chiles, divided

1/2 cup salsa

1/4 cup chopped green onions

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 (11-ounce) can corn with red and green peppers, drained

1 (10-ounce) can enchilada sauce

1/2 cup egg substitute

1 (8 1/2 ounce) package corn muffin mix

2 tablespoons chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers

1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican blend or cheddar cheese

6 tablespoons low-fat sour cream or fat free greek yogurt

1 1/2 teaspoons thinly sliced fresh cilantro

Preparation

1. Place 2 tablespoons green chiles and next 6 ingredients (through enchilada sauce) in a 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker; stir well. Cover with lid; cook on low-heat setting 4 hours.

2. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon green chiles, egg substitute, muffin mix, and roasted bell peppers in a bowl. Spoon batter evenly over bean mixture in slow cooker. Cover and cook 1 hour or until corn bread is done.

3. Sprinkle cheese over corn bread. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Top each serving with sour cream; sprinkle with cilantro.

 

What to do with that leftover turkey?

Posted on 23. Nov, 2011 in Food

How much turkey salad, turkey chili and turkey leftovers can you eat? Here are some recipes for that leftover turkey that is new and different. (more…)

Favorite Rainy/Snowy Day Comfort Foods

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

Here are some of my favorite recipes when the “weather outside is frightful”. They all have the same “theme” Mexican soup! Oh well, enjoy!!

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Guilt Free Cinco de Mayo Tacos

Posted on 01. May, 2011 in Food

Zucchini and Corn Tacos (more…)

Weekly Tips for September 13, 2010

Posted on 12. Sep, 2010 in Uncategorized

So it is time to shake things up on the launch pad this week.  Instead of rocketing into your tips of the week, I thought I would let some other “experts” give you interesting insight and helpful articles.  Hearing it from another source may make it stick!! 

Green article: Men Who Don’t Ask for Directions Waste approx. $3000 (more…)

Mexican Chicken in the Crock Pot

Posted on 30. Aug, 2010 in Food

Ingredients

2-3 chicken breasts

1 can diced tomatoes — low sodium

1 can black beans

1 can mexican chili beans

(Do not drain tomatoes or beans)

1 Package Taco Seasoning

1 can black olives

1 can chopped green chiles

Directions

Layer chicken in bottom of crock pot. Add the rest of the ingredients in the order written. Do not stir. Cook on low 7-8 hours. Take out chicken and shred. Return chicken to crock pot and stir well. Serve with tortilla chips or on a flour tortilla. Serve with chopped lettuce, tomatoes, and shredded cheese if desired.

Try it and let us know what you think??

Weekly Food Tip – Hungry Girl Mexican 7 Layer Dip/Casserole

Posted on 15. Feb, 2010 in Food

FOOD tip-To recover from all the chocolate, sweets and candy from Valentine’s Day, try this great recipe, preferably hot for a yummy dinner.

Hungry Girl 7 Layer Mexican Dip/Casserole

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