Saturday, November 19, 2016
Frito Burritos Recipe:
2 lb hamburger
1 Tbsp minced garlic
1 Tsp garlic salt
1 small can green chili's
cilantro (we used green onions because we didn't have cilantro)
White Rice (your preference on how much) we did 2 C.
1 Tbsp Butter
1 can refried Beans
1 Cup frozen corn
1 Bag Fritos
To begin with this one, you have to get some rice going. We have a rice cooker so we do it in there, this makes for a slower process and gives you more time to get everything else going. You can cook your rice on the stove top but if your going to do that I would do it in reverse order and not cook my rice until after everything else is ready.
In the mean time you want to heat up your refried beans and shred your cheese so they are ready to go. Yummy!!!
|They don't look great but just trust me|
AND WHAT IS THE VERDICT FOR THIS ONE YOU ASK?
Great for kids of all ages!!
We did do a Teddy friendly version of this because we all know picky eaters aren't going to eat refried beans, salsa or sour cream.
Teddy Frito Burrito Version:
Hamburger, Cheese and Frito's
|AND DID HE LIKE IT.......|
|TEDDY SAYS "YUM, I WOULD EAT THIS ONE AGAIN."|
THERE YA HAVE IT! A GREAT DISH FOR EVERYONE!
Thursday, November 17, 2016
I am excited to share this recipe with all of you this evening! I thought since Thanksgiving is a week away this would be a great one to try! I found this goody on the back of the Keebler Ready Crust wrapper when I was making a cherry cheesecake months ago. It has sat in my shoe box gathering dust since the day I decided the Key Lime Pie recipe looked good and "I will keep this and make it for Gary, (Gary is my husband and he LOVES a good key lime pie.) They say its the thought that counts and that Key Lime certainly was a fleeting one at that!
So, below are the recipes for Pumpkin Mousse Pie and Five Minute Key Lime Pie! Today we will be doing the Pumpkin Mousse!
1/2 cup cold fat-free milk
1 Tbls pumpkin spice
1 Cup canned Pumpkin
1 Package vanilla instant pudding and pie filling
1 tub 8oz Whip Cream
1 Keebler Ready Crust Graham pie crust
1.) In large bowl whisk together milk and spice. Add Pumpkin. Stir until combined. Add Pudding mix. Beat with whisk for 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in half of the cool whip. Spread in crust
|Whisk Milk and Spice|
|Add 1 Cup pumpkin and Whisk 1 1/2 Minute|
|Add half the cool whip and stir|
|Spread in the crust|
|Not very pretty but I am thinking it will be YUMMY!|
|I chose Hershey chocolate for my Garnish|
5 more recipes to add to my box, yay! I can't wait to try them!!! Hopefully sooner other than later
AND THE VERDICT IS IN: THE FAMILY HAS SPOKEN
|AREN'T THEY JUST THE CUTEST?|
THE CRITICS SAY:Two thumbs up from the kiddo's and one big fat NO from the BOSS! Quote: "Too much spice for me. I may eat it again if it didn't have as much pie spice."
So, there ya have it folks, the family has spoken! Keebler Pumpkin Mousse Pie is a HIT with the kiddo's and not so big a HIT with daddy'O!
I would also have to say it was a little too much spice for me. I would cut the pie spice in half and try it again
Don't forget to check back tomorrow night for Gary's special Frito Burritos! You don't want to miss this one!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Today I am sharing a recipe that I cut off the back of a Minute Rice box. It sounded easy, and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that idea, and I had the ingredients on hand, which made it even more appealing.
Mexican Chicken & Rice Dinner1 Tbsp Oil
4 Small Chicken Breasts
1 Medium each Green pepper and Red pepper
2 Cups Water
1 Cup, Thick and Chunky Salsa
2 Cups White Minute Rice, uncooked
1 10oz package frozen corn
1/2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
As you can see this came with two recipes. We will save the Terriyaki Shrimp stir fry for another night. We will do the one I feel is more family friendly tonight. Here is a closer view of the Mexican Chicken and Rice
If you look at step 2, you then add your 2 cups of water and 1 cup of thick and chunky salsa to the skillet and bring to a boil.
The big question remains, DID TEDDY LIKE IT!
|FIRST REACTION! HUH, THIS SMELLS GOOD BUT DOESN'T LOOKS SO GOOD|
|I THINK I WILL EAT MY BREAD AND BUTTER FIRST|
|OK, LETS GET THIS OVER WITH!|
AND THE VERDICT IS IN.....
There ya have it folks, the Critic has spoken!! Thanks for stopping by, check us out again tomorrow for another surprise recipe!!
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Introducing Teddy the Family Friendly Food Critic!!
I am so excited to start this blog. I have been
meaning to get this going for some time now and life just seems to take over. I would like to start by introducing the inspiration behind this blog. My son, Teddy Michael Sanchez! He is my Picky eater, you know the one's, most of us have at least one of them in the pack. Well, Teddy is mine! I can spend hours in the kitchen only to hear the dreaded words spewed from his 11 year old mouth "ewww, that looks gross, I'm not eating!" I always think back to this commercial in the 80's, hopefully most of you know the one. I can't possibly be that old, can I?
I decided that I had to come up with a way to get this boy eating and trying new things so I came up with a rating system and Teddy was the judge. In order to be the judge he had to be willing to try every dish that I made and rate it, thumbs up
The next thing I wanted to use this blog for was to post and try recipes that are on the products that we use everyday. I have a baggie that is full of these recipes and I have not tried a one, you all. They are just sitting, waiting to be tried and taking up room in my spice cupboard. I am so excited to share these recipes with you and to have Teddy try and rate them as family friendly, or family deadly dishes!! I am going to try and post at least one recipe each day so that I can start clearing out my cupboard. Make sure to check in and see what recipes may work for your family and picky eaters! Thank you for checking us out. I look forward to this journey,