Monday, December 8, 2008

Menu Plan Monday Dec 8- Dec 14

We are eating a lot of leftover ham this week.

Ham and Pineapple Pizza, salad
Soup Beans and sandwiches
Creamy Potato and Ham Bake
Doritos Casserole, Salad
Split Pea Soup (see recipe below), Cornbread
Church Christmas Party I'm bringing Green Bean Dressing
Fat Free Hot Dogs, Baked Doritos, Corn

Banana Bread Oatmeal, hot herbal tea
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal, hot herbal tea (2 days)
Low fat waffles and fruit, hot herbal tea (2 days)
Omelets, fruit, hot herbal tea
Cinnamon French Toast, fruit, hot herbal tea

Cheesy Vegetable Soup (2 days)
Leftover Ham sandwich, baked Doritos, orange
Leftover Split Pea Soup (See recipe below)
Leftover Doritos Casserole, orange
Refried Bean Soup (2 days)
Tuna sandwich, orange

I am also making some cookies for my 12 Days of Christmas Cookies Series. All cookies are low-point cookies. Come back and see what I got up my sleeves. Here is what I have planned right now.
Toffee Butterscotch Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies, Snickerdoodles, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies,Fiber One Crunchy Fudge Cookies, Pecan Pie Cookies
Split Pea Soup
1 lb dried split peas
5 oz Canadian bacon, cut into strips
1 cup diced carrots
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
5 cup boiling water
Layer the first 8 ingredients in a slow cooker in the order listed. Pour boiling water over the dry ingredients. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour. Turn back to LOW for 6 hours. Stir soup, it will be nice and thick. Discard bay leaves.
Note: If desired, you can remove 1/2 and puree it then return to the slow cooker.
Serves 7
NI: 269 Calories; 2g Fat (7.3% calories from fat); 21g Protein; 43g Carbohydrate; 17g Dietary Fiber; 10mg Cholesterol; 460mg Sodium

Creamy Potato and Ham Bake
1 (1 lb. 4 oz.) Bag of Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns
1 Cup Frozen Peas, thawed
8 oz. Diced Lean Ham
1/2 teaspoon Dried Parsley Flakes
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
1 (10 oz.) Can 98% Fat Free Cream of Mushroom Soup
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl mix potatoes, peas and ham. In a smaller bowl mix soup, parsley and pepper. Pour the soup mixture over the potatoes and mix well. Pour into an 8X8 square dish sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake uncovered for 25-30 minutes. Serves: 4
Per Serving: 268 Calories; 4g Fat (14.3% calories from fat); 18g Protein; 40g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 36mg Cholesterol; 1366mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Fat. (

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1 comment:

Rona's Home Page said...

I love Oatmeal! Especially when I'm not feeling well.