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Recipes I've Shared:
Using left over turkey or roast a 'turkey piece for the meat, remove bone and skin
I used 8 'foil' bake pans and divided the pie crust to cover top only.
Prepare in advance, then freeze in portions - for a quick meal - just prepare and cook vegetables until just done, add meat and cook in microwave for 5 minutes or until done.
Prepare Apple sauce, wash & core apple, cut into small pieces and microwave for 5 minutes, stir, microwave for another 2 minutes - let cool
Use your microwave for this. Do not bake
Didn't have milk so looked for an alternate.
Found yogurt gave toast a tangy flavour.
Simple - not too sweet or spicy
To reduce the 'sweetness' tartness of commercial mincemeat
The sauce can be prepared in the microwave
Then added to the vegetables
Once made keep in fridge until used.
Nice Christmas pudding - not too rich.
Can use slow cooker on high, to steam pudding or large pot that will hold mould and cook for required length of time.
Easy, Easy - rich chocolate flavor
Adapted 'Finish Pancake' recipe
Easy alternate breakfast/lunch portion
Using juices of 'roasted meat' - beef, pork, chicken, turkey
Good way to use left over cooked rice.
BASIC - Add seasons - cinnamon if desired
Basic - added seasoning to taste
not in calorie count.
Using a large size slow cooker / if slow cooker is too small, cook ham bone with 1/2 the vegetables and water, and cook balance of vegetables separately on top of stove till peas have softened - approx. 1 hr. then combine when blending the vegetables.
ALSO - weighed ham bone when it went into slow cooker, then after cooked, removed skin and bone, which I weighed and subtracted from original total = weight used for calorie calculation
Basic Macaroni & Cheese - add pepper / mustard per personal preferrence
If you don't have left over turkey bones and meat
Roast 1 Turkey wing
Remove skin, Strip meat from bones, chop into bite size pieces set aside till ready to do 2nd step.
Add 1 cup water to roasting pan and bring to boil, stiring until all roasting juices are blended in, then add to stock pot.
Nice fruity muffin - low sugar
Left over Turkey
Why buy the sauce - when this is so easy and flavourful
Simple - not too sweet or spicy
I prepare this in two steps.
1. cube meat slow roast with garlic, onion and spices till tender. Cool, freeze in 4oz serving sizes in zip lock bag.
2. Defrost # of servings required and add serving size quantities of vegetables, along with broth in deep pot/electric pan. Thicken with flour for a light gravy. When vegetables are done, serve.
Simple quick soup / stew
All in one Meal
Rice Pudding from 'cooked rice'
In a slow cooker:
Wisk Eggs, Milk, Sugar, Vanilla together
Add cooked rice and raisins, mix well
Cook at "low" for 3-1/2 hours
Pull plug and let cool before serving.
Serving Size 3/4 Cup
Easy to prepare - serve or freeze for a quick evening meal, with addition of potatoes
Sauce by itself = 93 calories / serving
with Spagetti = 385 calories / serving
Serve in tomato sauce
Quick and easy potato salad
Good addition to any summer barbeque or pot luck.
Simple side dish
Chilli - for a pot-luck or buffet dinner - freeze left overs for a quick meal.