Recipe Ideas? HELP!?
Topic: Recipe Ideas? HELP!?
September 20, 2019 / By Clark Question:
I babysit a 10 year old boy 4-5 days a week.
He LOVES to cook, but is a very picky eater.
Sometimes we make cookies and things, and we're trying to get him to try some new foods.
I want to try some things that are kinda hands on.
Any recipe idea that are fairly easy/inexpensive to make.
He's pretty good about trying new food if HE gets to make it, and I'm not really sure what kinds of things I should try.
Best Answers: Recipe Ideas? HELP!?
Ammihud | 6 days ago
I used to make omelettes when I was a lot younger than 10. Try this recipe (adapt it if need be):
Chicken Pizza Omelette
You will need:
3 medium sized, free range, organic eggs
The meat from one pre-cooked chicken leg (torn into pieces)
1 medium sized tomato (deseeded and chopped)
1 outside slice of semi-stale bread
1oz (25g) of cheddar cheese (roughly grated)
Pinch of dried sage
Salt/freshly ground black pepper
Break the eggs in to a bowl and whisk vigorously. Put the bread flat in the palm of one hand, outside down, and with your other hand, rub backwards and forwards to crumble the inside in to the bowl with the egg. Season with salt and pepper and stir well.
In a small, non-stick frying pan, drizzle a little sunflower oil and bring gently up to a heat. Add the chicken and tomato and fry off for a couple of minutes before distributing it evenly around the pan and carefully adding the egg mix. Put your grill on to heat up to maximum.
When you can see that the omelette is set almost to the top (about 3 to 4 minutes,) transfer the pan to underneath the grill. After a minute or two, the omelette should be fully set and start to rise slightly, due to the yeast in the bread. Sprinkle over the dried sage and the grated cheese and return to the grill until the cheese begins to bubble then serve immediately.
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Originally Answered: recipe ideas?
If You Have a Quaker Oats Box then under the lid there may be a recipe for oatmeal raisin cookies if you don't like raisins then you don't have to put them in.
Try making some grilled chicken wraps. Buy the soft tortillia wraps, and use ingredients already in the refrig. Clean and cut some boneless chicken breast in strips. Season to your taste and grill on a George Foreman grill, or spray a non stick pan with EVOO, and pan sear on top of the stove. Through in strips of green, red, yellow, peppers, onion, mushrooms, pimento. Stir fry the vegetables if you don't have a grill. Place the chicken and the vegetables in side the wrap and top if with a nice ranch dressing, or a mixture of sour cream with a dash or two of Louisana hot sauce and wrap it.
It is a nice light meal and all kids love wraps.
Experiment with it. You can use his favorite vegetables. Try bean sprouts and mushrooms, or if you are a vegetarian try the grilled vegetables with alphalfa sprouts and baby spinanch leaves with your favorite topping.
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He could help make this for supper, for mom & dad after a hard day at work.
CHILLI DOG CASSEROLE
1 pkg. (8) hot dog buns
1 pkg. (8) hot dogs (use more if you like)
1 can Chilli (15 oz. without beans, use more if you want)
1 small onion (chopped)
2 cups shredded cheese
DIRECTIONS: Pre-heat oven 350 degrees
In a 9" x 13" baking pan, break up hot dog buns (bite size) and spread in pan.
Cut up hot dogs (about 1/2" size) spread over buns.
Spoon/spred chilli over hot dog/buns.
Sprinkle onions over all.
Squirt mustard over entire mixture (don't spread...just make a few lines both ways across mixture)
Cover with shredded cheese.
Bake until cheese is melted and bubbly.
(Hint: If using extra hot dogs & chilli, don't add extra buns.)
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Originally Answered: Healthy Recipe Ideas?
Here's a couple of recipes you might enjoy over the summer that are low-cal and low in fat:
1. Fresh Strawberry Smoothies
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup orange juice
1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries
Sugar substitute equal to 2 tablespoons sugar
Place all ingredients in a blender; cover and process for 1-2 minutes or until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. (2 servings)
(1 cup equals 82 calories, 1 g fat, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein)
2. Sweet 'N' Salty Popcorn
10 cups air-popped popcorn
1 tablespoon butter
5 tablespoon instand vanilla pudding mix
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Place popcorn in a large bowl. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt butter; whisk in the pudding mix, corn syrup, vanilla and salt until smooth.
Microwave, uncovered, for 45 seconds or until bubbly. Pour over popcorn; toss to coat. Spread in a 15x10x1 baking pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 250 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until crips, stirring once. Remove popcorn from pan to waxed paper to cool. Break into clusters. Store in airtight containers. (Makes 12 cups)
(1 cup equals 76 calories, 1 g fat, 3 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein)
Hope you enjoy! Good luck on losing those few pounds this summer.