Simple FIX

with-stir-fry-bgThe Hy-Vee Simple FIX  program helps make meal preparation fun, fresh and affordable.

Contact me or customer service to sign-up at 402-467-5505.bguittar@hy-vee.com

The month’s menu includes  Veggie Sloppy Joe Sliders, Slow cooker Cranberry BBQ Meatballs, Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze, Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili, Hearty Pork & Vegetable Soup and Hawaiian Chicken with Pineapple.  Gluten-free is easily accommodated.

$99.00 for 6 family size meals.  Not sure about one of the choices, purchase only 5 meals for $80.00.

 

 

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Harvest Superfood balls

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Harvest Superfood  balls come in 4 delicious flavors, this one is coconut dark chocolate almond, my favorite . Other flavors  include dark chocolate espresso, dark chocolate peanut and peanut butter banana.

When I was visiting my daughter in Chicago, we went to an art museum and a food court on the famous Miracle Mile. She chose a superfood ball for dessert and I instantly thought I had to bring them to Nebraska. Made in Indiana from raw ingredients, no dairy, no gluten with chia, hemp and flax, they are sure to please. Just the right balance of carbs, protein and fiber.   Try them out, located in the HealthMarket in the dairy cooler and freezer.

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Next Simple FIX is coming up soon!

It’s easy to prepare meals for your family with a Simple FIX, meal assembly class.

Next session is Friday, November 18 at 5:30 p.m. with deadline Monday, November 14.

We will be preparing Corn Potato Chowder, Minestrone Soup, Cod with Oranges Scented Rice, Beef Bourguignon, Sweet Pecan Chicken Thighs, and  Slow cooker Pork with Sweet Potatoes.

 

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Cooking with Cardiologist#spiralizer fun!

Bruschetta Chicken Breasts

Serves 8

All you need:

4 (6 oz each) boneless skinless chicken breast

1 (14.5 oz) can Hunts no-salt-added diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano

½ cup chopped fresh basil (1/2 of 7 oz container)

1 (5oz) pkg plain croutons

2 tbsp olive oil

¾ cup mozzarella cheese

 

All you do:

  1. Pound chicken with a mallet or rolling pin into a 5- to 6-inch long piece. Combine 1 can tomatoes and chopped basil in medium bowl. Stir in croutons until moistened. Spread about ¼ of mixture on top of each piece of chicken. Roll up starting at short end.
  2. Coat foil pan with spray and place chicken seam side down in prepared pan. Spread 1 tablespoon stuffing on top. Drizzle with olive oil. Cover with foil.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  4. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake for 5 minutes or until melted.

Nutrition Facts per serving: 249 calories, 10g fat, 61mg cholesterol, 363mg sodium, 16g carbohydrates, 25g protein. Daily values: 14% Vitamin C, 16 % Calcium

 

Zucchini Tomato Bake

Serves 4

All you need: 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1 tbsp Smart Balance 2 medium zucchini (about 1 pound), spiralized and patted dry 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped ¾ cup Hy-Vee finely shredded Swiss cheese, divided ½ cup reduced-fat sour cream 1 tsp Tones paprika ½ tsp Salt for Life ¼ tsp Tones garlic powder ¼ tsp Tones pepper 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese

All you do:

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, sauté onion in Smart Balance until tender. Transfer to a large bowl. Add spiralized zucchini, tomatoes, 1/2 cup Swiss cheese, sour cream, paprika, Salt for Life, garlic powder and pepper; mix well.
  2. Transfer to an 11-by-7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and remaining Swiss cheese.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Source: adapted from Taste of Home, Fresh to Your Table, Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p 63.

Nutrition Facts per serving: 186 calories, 12g fat, 7g saturated fat, 32mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 9g protein. 

Vanilla Tiramisu Serves 12.

All you need:

1/2 (8 oz) pkg Philadelphia cream cheese

1 ½ cups skim milk, cold

1 pkg Jell-O sugar-free cheesecake pudding mix

½ (12-inch) purchased angel food cake

1/3 cup espresso, decaf if preferred

Unsweetened cocoa powder, for garnish

2 tbsp mini chocolate chips

All you do:

  1. Beat cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually add milk, beating after each addition. Add dry pudding mix; beat on low speed for 1 minute.
  2. Cut angel food cake into 12 pieces about ½ inch thick. Line square baking dish with plastic wrap or foil. This is to lift cake to platter for serving.
  3. Place espresso in small dish. Soak one side of 9 slices of cake in espresso. Layer 9 slices on top of the plastic wrap. Cut the remaining 3 pieces into cubes and set aside.
  4. Top the cake with half the pudding. Place the remaining cake cubes on top and spread with the remaining pudding.
  5. Sprinkle with cocoa powder and mini chocolate chips.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  7. To serve, add 1 small dollop of Lite whipped topping and strawberry or raspberry.

Nutrition Facts per serving: 97 calories, 2.5g fat, 6mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate, 3g sugar, 2g protein.

Source: adapted from www.kraft recipes.com/vanilla

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