There are many different buzz words that explain this phenomenon: flexitarian, semi-vegetarian, and week day vegetarian; where you only eat meat on the week-ends. But anyway you want to say it, you are cutting back on the meat you eat. Some do it for health reasons, animal rights, the environment or all of the above!

Removing high fructose corn syrup and preservatives from our table.
This is my on-line recipe book with my adventures into finding healthy food for my family to eat....
Trying to cook more from scratch with less prepared foods.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Berry Muffins

Heat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).

* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1/2 cup white sugar
* 3 teaspoons baking powder
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 3/4 cup milk
* 1/3 cup vegetable oil
* 1 egg
* 1 cup fresh berries, black, blue berries and raspberries

Line the muffin pans with baking cups.... Mix all the dry together. Mix all the wet together. Add the dry
to the wet ingredients. Stir only until moist. Add the berries..

Bake 20-25 minutes

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Pizza Dip

Crock pot Recipe

* 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
* 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
* 1 package (8 ounces) sliced pepperoni, chopped
* 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


Directions

* Place cream cheese in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Combine the pizza sauce, pepperoni. pour over cream cheese. Top with mozzarella cheese. Cover and cook on low for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until cheese is melted




Microwave Recipe

* 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
* 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
* 1/3 cup chopped onion
* 24 slices pepperoni, chopped
* 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
* Assorted crackers

Directions
Layer in order into an un-greased 9-in. microwave-safe pie plate. Microwave, uncovered, at 70% power for 7-10 minutes or until heated and cheese is melted. Serve with crackers.


If you like both recipes you can add mushrooms or olives...


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