Healthy Recipes Whole Wheat Pancakes 1 C. skim milk 1 C. whole wheat – mix in blender for two minutes ½ C. skim milk – add and blend – two minutes 2 eggs 1/3 C. applesauce 1/4 C. white flour 1 banana 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 Tbsp. baking powder Blend well – can be used for pancakes or waffles Oat Muffins 1 ½ C. Oat bran 1 C. Flour 1 C. flax seeds ground 1 C. wheat bran 1 T. baking powder ½ t. salt 11/2 C. raisins 2 oranges – peeled and blended 1 C. brown sugar 1 C. buttermilk 2 eggs ½ C. canola oil 1 t. baking soda Mix dry ingredients Blend oranges, brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, eggs & baking soda Pour into dry ingredients Mix well, add raisins Bake 375 – 18-20 minutes Whole Wheat Bread 1 ½ cup applesauce 2 Tbsp. salt 6 C. warm water Mix together and then sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. yeast Add 10 cups finely ground wheat flour Mix Add 1-3 cups white flour or until dough pulls away from the edges of pan, will still be a little sticky. Mix for five minutes Shape into loaves, let raise. Bake 350 for 30 – 40 minutes (I’m not certain on the time. I just watch mine and pull them out when they’re brown.) Chili Brown one-pound lean hamburger or ground turkey 1 can chili beans 1 can kidney beans 1 cup salsa 1 chopped green pepper 1 chopped onion Package of chili seasoning 1 tsp. garlic Mix together and simmer for at least ten minutes. Spaghetti Sauce Brown one-pound lean hamburger or turkey ½ onion, diced 1 t. Italian spices 1 t. celery salt ½ t. pepper 1 t. minced garlic 4 tomatoes – diced ½ g. pepper – diced 1 zucchini – diced Simmer and serve over noodles (whole wheat are better, but I haven’t convinced my kids to eat them yet!) Chicken Noodle Soup Cook and cube or shred one pound chicken, set aside Boil eight cups of water, add: 2 packages chicken gravy mix 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1 chopped onion 1 ½ c. chopped celery 1 c. chopped carrots Boil for five minutes, then add two cups noodles, boil for five more minutes, add: 1 c. peas Chicken Pasta Primevera Cook and cube or shred one pound chicken, set aside. Sautee together – 3 chopped tomatoes 2 chopped zucchini 1 chopped onion 1 chopped green pepper When tender add ½ c. peas and chicken, sprinkle with parmesan cheese and eat alone or over noodles. Taco Soup Brown one pound hamburger with one chopped onion Add: 1 can tomato sauce 1 can stewed tomatoes 2 cans kidney beans 1 can corn 1 package taco seasoning Hawaiian Haystacks Cook and chop one-pound chicken, mix with one can fat-free cream of chicken soup and ½ cup of milk. Chop as much as you like of the following and serve over chicken mixture and rice. Celery Green Pepper Tomato Pineapple Broccoli Carrots Green Onion Water Chestnuts Cheddar Cheese Coconut You can serve anything you like on it. My kids love building their own.