Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Pasta and Meatballs with Broccoli

The broccoli makes this a nutritionally balanced meal.  Kids can be put to work separating it into small florets, and also rolling tablespoonfulls of the meat mixture into balls. Pasta and Meatballs with Broccoli Ingredients: 1 pound ground sirloin ¼ cup minced fresh onion 2 Tbsp dry breadcrumbs ¼ tsp garlic salt ¼ pepper 1 …

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Chili and Cornbread Jars

These perfectly portioned and portable little meals are sure to bring a smile. Chili and Cornbread Jars Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 (15 oz) can stewed tomatoes 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans 1 cup water 1 T chili powder salt and pepper to taste …

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Apple Cinnamon Granola

This granola is great with milk for breakfast, or also dry  – as a snack to take along. Apple Cinnamon Granola Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 Tbsp canola oil ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp baking powder 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats ¾ cup dried chopped dried apple pieces ½ cup chopped …

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Mini Corn Dog Muffins

These satisfying and slightly sweet morsels are sure to conjure up images of a summertime county fair.  But with a sneaky serving of squash and apples, they’re lighter and more nutritious. Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup unsweetened …

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