You do!!! Check out my Skillet Chicken Lo Mein. Super yummy and easy!
SKILLET CHICKEN LO MEIN
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut up (optional)
2 packages Ramen noodles
1 seasoning packet from Ramen noodles
1 ½ cups water
Cut up Veggies (Can be fresh or frozen)
3 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 ½ Tablespoons brown sugar
½ Teaspoon garlic powder
In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, soy sauce, and garlic powder to make a teriyaki sauce.
Heat electric skillet to 400 degrees and cook chicken in a small amount of oil. When chicken is done, remove from skillet to a plate.
Add water to skillet and then Ramen noodles and one seasoning packet. Cover and cook for one minute. Uncover, stir to break up noodles and continue cooking for another minute. Add vegetables, chicken, and teriyaki sauce. Stir and cover and cook for a minute or two until heated through.
Try other veggies and/or meats for some fun flavors.
How many of you love lasagna? How many of you hate waiting for an hour for it to bake? Well wait haters, today is your lucky day. Lasagna just got a whole lot easier and quicker! You are gonna love this one!
EASY SKILLET LASAGNA
1 pound ground beef
½ onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) or 1 Tbsp. dried onion
3 cups (24 ounces) spaghetti or pasta sauce
½ teaspoon garlic powder
1 ½ cup water
8 ounces egg noodles
Sliced mushrooms, fresh or canned, drained (optional)
1 container (24 ounces) low fat cottage cheese
1 ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
Cook ground beef in a large skillet or electric fry pan. Stir to prevent sticking. When ground beef has turned brown, remove grease. If there is not a lot, I use a paper towel to wipe excess grease out. Be very careful since it is very hot! Add mushrooms and cook for two minutes.
Add spaghetti sauce, garlic powder, onion, and water to skillet. Bring to a boil. Add uncooked noodles. Stir and cover with lid. Turn down the heat to 300 and cook 5 minutes.
Spoon cottage cheese over the top. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Put the lid on and let it heat another 5 to 10 minutes until heated through and noodles are tender. For a pretty appearance do not stir the dish once cheese has melted. Season with salt and pepper.
I am so excited to share this recipe with you! I had never made English muffins before and now I will never buy them again! Not even kidding. This is awesome and you can do lots of fun things with English muffins once you have them made. So let’s get started…
1½ tablespoons yeast
2 cups very warm water
½ cup butter, melted
1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
5½ to 6 cups flour (white whole wheat, unbleached, or a combination of both)
In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast in the water. Add melted butter, salt, and sugar. Mix well. Stir in 3 cups of flour. Continue to stir in flour, ½ cup at a time, until a soft dough forms. Knead briefly on a floured surface. (No need to work the dough hard like bread dough. Just make sure it’s not sticky. It will be soft.)
Roll dough out to about ¼ inch thick. Cut into 4 inch rounds. (I use a large plastic cup.) Place rounds on a cornmeal sprinkled surface. Sprinkle additional cornmeal on top. Cover rounds with a towel and let rise 30 minutes. Pre-heat skillet to 300 degrees. Cook on ungreased, pre-heated skillet, about 7-10 minutes on each side.
Allow to cool. Split to toast. Makes about 15 muffins.
*** Don’t let the skillet get too hot. Muffins need to cook at least 7 minutes on each side so that they don’t end up doughy in the middle.
So I had my post all ready today and my hubby sends me an email informing that it is NATIONAL ZUCCHINI BREAD DAY! How did I miss that one? I mean anyone who is anyone knows it it national zucchini bread day, right? I am sure that I am probably the only person who didn’t realize what day it was. So my dilemma is this: Do I stick with the skillet recipe theme I had planned or do I honor the zucchini appropriately? Hmmmm….maybe I could combine the two? Yep, that’s what I did. I am rather impressed with myself. Here goes:
SKILLET ZUCCHINI BREAD
1 cake mix
¼ cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoons butter, melted
1 Teaspoon vanilla
1 medium zucchini, shredded (about 2 cups)
Mini chocolate chips (optional)
Press aluminum foil into electric skillet. Remove the foil and set heat on skillet to 265 degrees with lid on. Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl. When batter is ready (it will be thick), place foil back in skillet and spray with non stick spray. Spread batter onto foil as best you can. Be careful not to burn yourself on edge of skillet! Cover with the lids slightly ajar so moisture can escape. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove lid and cook another 5 minutes to let some of the moisture evaporate.
Use different flavors of cake mix for fun variety!
Awhile ago, I talked about how your body is like a car and how you need different foods from ALL of the food groups every day. Just like a car needs certain amounts of fluids, your body needs certain amounts of each food group. It is not good for your car to have too much oil or too much air in the tires, just like it is not good if you don’t have enough. That is the same with food in the food groups. Let’s start with the Grains Group…
What are grains?
What are grains used for?
How do grains help our bodies?
One half of the grains we eat in a day should be whole grains, what are whole grains?
I almost wore out my waffle iron and so I am going to give it a little rest and move on to the electric skillet. I am so excited to share some awesome things you can do with an electric skillet. Please share any ideas you want me to try or things you have tried and win a prize! Just email ideas and pictures to email@example.com.
We all like a little mac and cheese sunshine and you will love this recipe so here we go: