Wednesday, February 19, 2014

35 Meals | Meals #8 - #12

Meal #8 Chicken Tamale Bake
This was a nice throw together casserole.  You can find the recipe here! 

Meal #9 Baked Tilapia
This was easy to throw together.  You can find the recipe here.

Meal #10 Chicken Pot Pie Soup
Yum!  This recipe I got from my SIL and we love it!  I've listed the recipe below. 

Chicken Pot Pie Soup    
(I at least double this for my family)

1/4  cup  butter
onion, chopped
2 chicken bouillon cubes (smash into a powder) or 2 tsp. bouillon powder
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk (or 1 cup water, 1 cup milk)
1 potato, chopped
1/2 cup carrots, chopped
1 or 2 chicken breasts cooked and cubed
1/4 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup frozen corn

Sauté onion in butter. Add bouillon, basil and then Worcestershire sauce. Stir in milk.
Bring to a boil and stir until thick (boil at least a minute, stirring constantly).
Add potato and carrots. Cook until tender. Add frozen peas, frozen corn and cooked chicken. Heat through.

I also have added sautéed mushrooms just omitted the flour to make it gluten free.  Yum! I also have just thrown in all in a crockpot both times so it can cook away all day and be done in the evening.

Meal #11 Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
Another big thumbs up!  I love soup.  I love making it, it smells up the kitchen nicely, and tastes so yummy when you are done.  This soup was awesome!  Loved all the veggies in it, it was a hit with my family, and the touch of lemon was perfect.  Find the recipe here.


Meal #12 Mustard Chicken
This was from the book Practical Paleo and should be made with thighs.  I did it with boneless, skinless thighs the first time.  This time I did it with some drumsticks.  We



preferred the thighs. 


Meal #13 Upside Down Pizza
This was another fun, one dish meal.  You can find the recipe here.
 

I thought I would share another recipe, one in the baking department.

Grain Free Granola Balls
I've made these a couple times.  I compare these to a soup, where you can throw anything in the fridge into it.  This is a great recipe to get rid of extra seeds, dried fruit, and raw nuts.  Just mix together and bake.  I decided to process the nuts in the food processor and cut the dried fruit into tiny pieces so my baby could eat it.  You can find the recipe here.


2 comments:

  1. I'm definitely going to try the upside down pizza. Yum!

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    1. Let me know how your family likes it. My kids just ate it up but Steve just said it was alright.

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