Sour Cream Substitute

Ingredients 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons skim milk Directions Place the three ingredients in electric blender and blend until creamy. Keep refrigerated and use in recipes calling for sour cream. One tablespoon of sour cream has about 26 calories and 2.5 grams of fat. The sour cream substitute made […]

Old Fashioned Mincemeat

Ingredients Measurements can be varied a little for apples and meat. Utensils needed: grinder with two plates if possible, 8-10 quart roaster that will fit into your oven, a pair of kitchen scales or accurate bathroom scale is helpful. Day One: Buy 1 1/2 lbs. chuck roast. It should have about a half cupful of […]

Quiche Lorraine From Elizabeth Dole

Ingredients 1/4 diced cooked ham* 1 (9-inch) frozen deep-dish pie shell, thawed 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup (4 ozs.) shredded Cheddar or Swiss cheese 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon green onion, thinly sliced salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Sprinkle ham in pie shell. Stir together eggs and remaining ingredients. Pour […]

Cinnamon Cafe Au Lait

Ingredients 2 cups milk 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/16 teaspoon cloves 1/16 teaspoon allspice 2 cups hot double strength coffee Directions Heat milk in heavy saucepan over low heat, beating constantly until hot and foamy. Stir spices into hot coffee. Pour milk and coffee simultaneously into pitcher so that milk and coffee blend as they are […]

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients 12 large chewy peanut butter cookies 6 scoops (1/2 cup each) chocolate or vanilla ice cream 3/4 chopped roasted unsalted peanuts Directions Place small scoop of ice cream in center of six of the peanut butter cookies. Top each with one of remaining six cookies. Press gently, but firmly together. Press chopped nuts onto […]

Creamy Italian Minestrone

Ingredients 2 (10 1/2 oz.) cans condensed beef bouillon 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach 1 1/2 s rotini macaroni, uncooked 1 (10 1/4 oz.) can condensed tomato soup 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste 4 cups milk 1 1/2 s zucchini, sliced and quartered 1 teaspoon oregano, crushed 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 […]

American Pierogi

Ingredients 1 1/2 s elbow macaroni or egg noodles, cooked 4 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed with milk 1/4 lb. grated American cheese 1 onion, diced (saute in 1/4 cup butter) Directions Grease casserole dish. Layer noodles, potatoes and cheese. Top with butter and onion mixture. Bake at 375° 30 minutes.

Banana Split Salad

Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) container part-skim Ricotta cheese 2 (.035 oz.) pkgs. powdered low calorie sugar substitute 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 4 small bananas 1 cup cut up fresh pineapple 1 cup fresh raspberries 1 cup green seedless grapes 1 1/2 s raspberry yogurt Directions Beat Ricotta cheese in small mixer bowl on […]

Cheddar Apple Snacks

Ingredients 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, at room temperature 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese (softened) 1/3 finely chopped pecans 1 tablespoon milk 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 3 medium apples fresh lemon juice crackers, if desired Directions Beat cheeses in small mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Stir in nuts, milk and nutmeg. Chill, covered, 3 […]

Cinnamon Noodle Pudding From Estelle Harris

Ingredients 8 ozs. medium-width egg noodles, uncooked 1 cup cottage cheese 1 cup plain yogurt 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 golden raisins 1/4 sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Cook noodles according to package directions, without salt, until tender yet firm. Meanwhile, in large bowl combine remaining ingredients. […]

Frozen Coffee Mousse From Barbra Streisand

Ingredients 1 cup milk 24 large marshmallows 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules 1 cup whipping cream, chilled Directions In large saucepan combine milk and marshmallows. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Add instant coffee; stir until dissolved. Remove from heat; transfer to large bowl and cool 10 minutes. In chilled large bowl, whip […]

Flourless Quick Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter (any kind) 1 cup light or dark brown sugar 1 large egg, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup chocolate chips Directions Heat oven to 350°. In medium-size bowl, beat together peanut butter, brown sugar, egg and baking soda until mixture is smooth and well blended. Drop dough by […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) pkg. peas/carrots, frozen 1/2 onion, chopped 1/4 oleo 1/3 flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sage 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 cups chicken broth 3/4 milk 3 cups chicken, cooked, diced parsley Directions Cook peas and carrots; drain. Cook onion in 1/4 cup oleo. Stir in flour, salt, sage, broth and milk. […]

Rye And Potato Crisps

Ingredients 1 cup mashed potatoes 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 rye flour sunflower oil for greasing Directions Beat potato with wooden spoon until there are no lumps, or press through fine sieve. Add salt and rye flour, kneading to form sticky dough. Break off pieces of dough and roll out as thinly as possible. (You will […]

Oat Crispbreads

Ingredients 1/2 medium oatmeal, ground finer in blender or processor pinch of salt 3 tablespoons cold milk more oatmeal for rolling out Directions Put oatmeal into bowl with salt. Mix well; add milk. Stir to make soft dough. Sprinkle worktop liberally with oatmeal and divide dough into three. Roll each piece out thinly and trim […]

Barley Flatbreads

Ingredients 1 heaped tablespoon barley flour 1 heaped tablespoon buckwheat flour pinch of salt 2 teaspoons sunflower oil extra oil for greasing cold water more barley flour for rolling out Directions Mix two flours and salt in bowl. Rub in 2 teaspoons oil with fingertips. Add 2 tablespoons water and start to make stiff dough, […]

Trinity Bread

Ingredients 1 teaspoon sugar 1 pkg. instant yeast 1/3 rye flour 1/3 barley flour 1/3 maize flour (wheat-free cornflour) good pinch salt 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon sunflower oil oil for greasing more barley flour for kneading Directions Put sugar, yeast, flours and salt into bowl. Mix until forms and make well in center. […]

Apple And Walnut Loaf

Ingredients 1/2 margarine 2/3 sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 s millet flour 3 teaspoons wheat-free baking powder pinch of salt 1 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped 2/3 chopped walnuts Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with margarine. Place margarine and sugar in large […]

Date And Walnut Loaf

Ingredients 1 cup dates, pitted and firmly packed down 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch of salt 1 1/4 s hot water 2 cups rice flour 1 teaspoon wheat-free baking powder 1/2 margarine 1/2 chopped walnuts 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 egg, beaten Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with margarine. […]

Simple Banana Loaf

Ingredients 1 1/2 s millet flour 2 teaspoons wheat-free baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 5 tablespoons margarine 2/3 sugar 2 eggs 4 ripe bananas, mashed Directions Preheat oven to 375°. Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with margarine. Sift millet flour, baking powder and baking soda into medium bowl. In another medium bowl, cream […]

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