First, I need to tell you that the
cooking part of this is NOT quick. However, I cook and freeze large recipes in
small, meal-sized containers for calorie control and convenience. Heating up
the individual servings is very quick and easy.
my favorite on the go meal in the morning. If I’m heading to the gym before
school, I grab one of these before I head out the door. It’s easy and quick to
heat up at school. The calorie count and grams of protein are in the preferred
is a breakfast casserole made in the crock pot. It will be portioned out and
frozen, so it can also be taken to school. Click on the photo for the recipe.
It is half romaine lettuce and half spinach. I buy the pre-shredded carrots. A
few slivers of thinly sliced red onion adds some pizzazz. My favorite dressing
is Newman’s Own Cesar Lite. Two tablespoons equals about 70 calories. Some
dressings are three times that much!
dinner) usually consist of a hearty casserole that I make ahead, portion out
and freeze. Here is my Spanish rice and chicken dish. I jazz it up with some
red pepper flakes! Click the photo for the recipe.
sausage dish that is made in the crock pot. I use turkey sausage.
Sausage – Italian, sweet, links
large, Onions – diced and sauteed
can diced tomatoes
Spices – Onion powder
Spices – Garlic powder
creations. Here is a shot of the inside of my freezer. I label each container.
Those labels have been printed on card stock, laminated and a dot of Ailene’s
Tacky glue is placed on the back. Sounds familiar doesn’t it? Pull off the
labels to heat up the dish. Re-use as necessary.
conference, I met my wonderful friend Pam from Small Talk SLP. She had brought
some yummy granola from home that she made. Well, that was IT. I had to make
some once I got home. I played around with a few recipes and this is my
favorite-Maple Pecan Granola. Here is a photo. The recipe is below it. Warning:
It is addictive and healthy, but NOT low-calorie! You have been warned!!
recipes I have collected. Expect another installment of #SLPeats
in the future!