Wednesday, June 13, 2007

6.14.07 Today's Plans & Menu/Recipes

Today is therapy day. Afterwards, we will go to the movies. Then we have a doctor's appointment and a ball game.

I will work on: Bathroom and Master Bedroom today. I want to be able to make room for my scrapbooking. (R's laundry day).
swish & swipe----done already
lay out clean rugs----done already
empty trash----done already
clean mirror
straighten counter
Master Bedroom:
straighten nightstand
organize homeschooling
straighten desk
Today's menus are:

Breakfast: Cinnamon Rolls
Lunch: Leftovers from dinner last night
Dinner: Crispy Herb Baked Chicken, Potato Salad, Blackeye Peas, Salad & Chocolate Brownie Cookies
Crispy Herb Baked Chicken
Recipe By: Cherylann :Serving Size : 6
2/3 cup mashed potato flakes
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons parsley flakes
1 teaspoon garlic salt
3 1/2 pounds whole chicken -- cut up and skinned
1/3 cup butter -- melted
Preheat oven to 375°. Grease or line 15X10X1" or 13X9" pan with foil.
Combine potato flakes, Parmesan cheese, parsley flakes and garlic salt in medium bowl; stir until well mixed. Dip chicken pieces in butter; roll in potato flake mixture to coat. Place in greased pan.
Bake for 45-60 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 519 Calories; 39g Fat (68.1% calories from fat); 36g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 196mg Cholesterol; 662mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Potato Salad
Recipe By :Rhonda (my mom) Serving Size : 12
6 white potatoes -- peeled and cubed
8 Tablespoons Hellman's mayonnaise
4 Tablespoons relish -- drained
salt and pepper -- to taste
paprika -- to taste
3 hard-boiled eggs -- shelled and chopped, optional
Boil potatoes; drain. Add mayonnaise, relish, salt and pepper. Mix well.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 74 Calories; 1g Fat (16.8% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 53mg Cholesterol; 60mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
NOTES : If more mayonnaise or relish is needed, add in increments of 1 Tablespoon at a time.

Chocolate Brownie Cookies
Serving Size : 36
6 squares semisweet chocolate -- or substitue bitersweet chocolate for a richer flavor 4 squares unsweetened baking chocolate
6 Tablespoons unsalted butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups walnuts -- toasted and chopped
Preheat oven to 325°.
Microwave chocolates and butter in large microwaveable bowl on High for 1 1/2-2 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring halfway through heating time. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and smooth.
Stir sugar into chocolate until blended. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Stir in nuts. Drop by rounded Tablespoonfuls, 1 1/2" apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight container.
Yield: "3 dozen" - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 257 Calories; 16g Fat (52.5% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 23mg Cholesterol; 38mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 3 Fat; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

Can substitute Equal Sugar Lite or Splenda for the sugar. I do to cut back on the amount of my children's sugar intake.

Projects: Work on Christmas Notebook, Work on Christmas project, Place new Pampered Chef order.

Will try to post more after we get home for the evening.

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