Monday, January 10, 2011

Pumpkin Oatmeal

Pumpkin oatmeal

My favorite oatmeal on a cold winter yummy
enjoy everyone...have a great rest of the week

2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats
3 cups fat-free milk
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp raisins
Brown sugar to taste( I use Splenda brown sugar )
Place oatmeal in a microwave-safe bowl and stir in milk. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir in pumpkin puree, spice and cinnamon. Heat for 40-60 seconds, or until heated through. Stir in raisins. Sweeten with brown sugar if necessary and enjoy.
Stovetop method
Bring milk to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in oats and cook on a medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add pumpkin and spices and stir until heated through. Stir in raisins just before serving.
Serves 4.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Oat dinner muffins

Oat Dinner Muffins
one of my favorite new muffins ,to have with my soup's and stew's
enjoy eveeryone..have a great week.Cilla :)

1 cup white flour
3/4 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup flax seed meal
1/4 cup sugar (though, I think I will use a bit less next time)
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 beaten egg
3/4 cup milk
Spray muffin pan or line with paper baking cups.
Preheat oven to 400.
In medium bowl, combine flour, oats, flax seed meal, sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center of flour mixture.
In another bowl, combine egg and milk.
Add egg mixture to flour mixture and stir until just moistened (batter should be lumpy).
Spoon batter into muffin pan. I used a 1/4 measuring cup and it only made 8 muffins vs. the 12 the original recipe stated it would yield.
Sprinkle dry rolled oats on the top of muffin batter.
Bake in 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes until a wooden toothpick inserted in centers come out clean.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Hello and Welcome everyone

Welcome everyone to my weight loss journal,hoping to start adding some great
recipes too my weight loss journal again..Happy New year everyone :)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

southern buttermik mashed potatoes

this is one of my favorite side dishes,enjoy

Southern buttermilk mashed potatoes
2 lbs of Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
1 tablespoon butter
1-1/4 cups non-fat buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepperCooking Instructions:
Place the potatoes in a large saucepan, then add enough water to cover by at least 1 inch.
Bring to a simmer and cook over medium heat, covered, until the potatoes are very tender, about 15 minutes.
meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat.
Stir in the buttermilk and heat until just warm (the buttermilk will curdle if you overheat it).
When the potatoes are done, drain them in a colander and return them to the pan.
Mash the potatoes with a potato masher or electric blender.
Stir in enough of the warm buttermilk mixture to make the potatoes fluffy but not soupy.
Season with salt and pepper.For an extra kick add 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives to your potatoes when you season them with salt and pepper. Easy Southern Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Sugar free strawberry muffins

these muffins are so good,i hope you enjoy them :)


1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour 1 c. quick oats 2 packets of Splenda 1 tbsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. skim milk 2 egg whites 3 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 c. fresh or frozen strawberries
Heat oven to 425 degrees. Spray medium muffin cups with cooking spray. Combine dry ingredients. Add milk, egg whites and oil. Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Fold in strawberries. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.


Thursday, July 29, 2010

sugar free banana pudding

sugar free banana pudding,
such a yummy dessert.enjoy

Banana Pudding 2 Large packages of Sugarfree Instant vanilla or banana pudding5-6 BananasMilk (per package directions for pie)8 Ounces Sour Cream8 Ounces Cool Whip (Set aside 1/2 cup)1 Box ‘Murray’s Sugarfree Vanilla Wafers’ ( Use whole or break to bite-size pieces *)Make pudding according to box directions for Pie. Set aside.In a large bowl blend Sour Cream and Cool Whip.When completely blended, fold in pudding until completely blended. Set aside.Peel & slice bananasUsing large bowl or trifle dish, alternate layers of pudding mixture, bananas and cookies until all is used.Garnish top with remaining Cool Whip, banana slices and/or cookie crumbs.Chill

Thursday, July 15, 2010

oven baked chicken dijon

Oven Baked Chicken DijonI
NGREDIENTS 7 to 8 chicken tenderloins or 4 chicken breasts1/4 cup low fat or fat free sour cream...1 Tbsp Dijon mustard,1 egg, beaten3 Tbsp cilantro, chopped,1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs ,1/2 tsp saltDIRECTIONSMix the sour cream, egg, Dijon mustard, salt, and 2 Tbsp cilantro in a large bowl. Let chicken marinate in this mixture for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Take the chicken from the mixture and coat both sides in panko. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until juices run clear. Garnish with remaining cilantro.Enjoy this great recipe,i made this evening so good :)