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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Soup Made Out of Leftovers

Are you looking for an easy recipe to make with left over chicken and spaghetti noodles?

This soup recipe is an easy one and great for a lunch or a supper on a cold rainy or snowy day.

Ingredients

Left over chicken (or fresh) (amount is your preference)

Left over spaghetti noodles (or fresh) (amount is your preference)

Carrots (match box sticks work best) (amount is your preference)

1/2 onion diced

1/2 tsp garlic salt

1 tsp parsley

3 cubes of chicken broth with 4 cups of water (or) 4 cups of liquid chicken broth

Directions

In a medium sauce pan on medium heat, add either the water with bullion cubes or the chicken broth to the pan. Cut up chicken into small pieces then cut spaghetti noodles into soup sized pieces. Add a handful of carrots into the broth as well as all the seasonings and onions.

Allow to cook until the carrots are soft for approximately for 20 mins.

Turn down to simmer and serve warm.

Serve with either a baguette, chips, or crackers.

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Two For One

Life Hack 101

Making More Than One Lunch A Day

img_8594I had a revelation the other day. I have never seen this before but, I found it to be a lifesaver idea, one I wish I had thought of years ago.

I get up early and make my husband’s lunch every day. While, for the most part, I do not mind, there are, however, some mornings I just can not get woke up enough to want to do it.

The other day when I was really tired, I had this wonderful idea to not only make his lunch for that morning but I made one for the next day as well. This enabled me to have the next morning off. This is a huge score for me.

This will work well for the parents who make their kid’s school lunches every day. If you do not like doing this chore every morning, consider trying this method and see if it works well for you too.

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Grilled Ham and Cheese Panini with French Fries

img_8144Are you looking for another simple idea for a left over ham meal?

Try this grilled ham and cheese panini sandwich with French fries.

Ingredients

2 slices of bread

Leftover ham slices

2 cheese slices (your choice of cheese)

Butter (or olive oil)

Frozen fresh fries

Seasoning of your choice

Directions

Heat either a sauté’ pan to a medium heat or use your George Forman grill. Spread the outer slices of bread with butter or olive oil. Put butter side down on pan. Place ham slices and cheese slices on bread. Top with the second buttered bread slice (buttered side down on pan side) and grill both sides until golden brown.

Bake your fries in the oven according to the directions on the bag. Once the fries are baked, sprinkle with seasoning to taste.

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Healthy Tuna, Rice, and Spinach

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Are you looking for an easy and light lunch or supper idea?

Feel free to try this healthy option of tuna, brown rice, and spinach.

Ingredients

1 package of tuna, fresh or frozen

brown rice (or any rice of your choice)

fresh spinach

lemon pepper seasoning

garlic salt

olive oil

Directions

Heat your sauté pan on medium high, lightly oil your pan with olive oil. When hot, place your tuna is the pan and sprinkle with seasonings to taste and cover. Cook for 5 minutes then flip. Cook for an additional 5 minutes or until done.

For the rice, follow the preparation directions.

For the spinach, use the same pan you used for your tuna, add a bit more olive oil to the pan. Place your fresh spinach into pan using a low to medium heat and sprinkle with garlic salt. Continue to turn over frequently so it doesn’t get soft. Once it turns a crisp green remove from the pan and serve.

Enjoy your healthy lunch of supper!

 

 

 

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Healthy Chicken and Rice Soup

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This is a healthy and easy soup recipe for your family if they don’t feel good or if you just want an easy lunch idea.

Ingredients

2 1/2 c water (or chicken or vegetable stock)

1 chicken breast (cubed)

1 1/3 c rice of your choice (I chose whole wheat)

1/2 diced onion

1 stalk of celery

1 tsp garlic salt

2 cubes of chicken bullion (if you used water above)

1 tsp dried parsley

1 Tbsp flax-seed (ground)

Directions

In a sauce pan, boil water. Add chicken either raw or cubed already, onion, celery, seasonings. Cook on high for approximately 20 mins. If you used a raw chicken breast, remove it from water and cube it. Once cubed, add back in the pan.  If it is completely cooked add your rice. Allow this to cook until the rice is tender.

Enjoy your easy and healthy soup.
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Healthy Chicken Spinach Avocado Salad Wrap

Are you looking for another Healthy lunch idea?

Check out this healthy Chicken Spinach Avocado Salad Wrap.

Ingredients

1/2 Cooked Chicken Breast

1/2 Avocado

Spinach, personal preference on amount

1 hard boiled egg

Greek Yogurt or mayonnaise (enough to bind your ingredients)

Garlic salt (to taste)

Smoked (or regular) Paprika (to taste)

Shredded Cheddar Cheese

1 Spinach Wrap

Directions

In a bowel, cut chicken breast into small cubes, peel and dice 1/2 avocado, and peel and cut hard boiled egg. Mix together adding your spices. Add yogurt or mayonnaise to bind your salad.

Using a spinach wrap, add a layer of romaine lettuce or spinach or both and add your salad to the top. Lastly, sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

Roll the wrap and enjoy!

Serve with a salad and ruin of your choice.

Happy Lunch!
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Avocado Egg Salad Spinach Wrap with a Caesar Salad

Are you on a quest for a new lunch option?

Try this healthy option?

Avocado Egg Salad

Ingredients

2 hard boiled eggs

Dash of garlic salt

Sriracha sauce to taste

1/4 to 1/2 avocado, smashed

Approximately 1/4 cup fresh spinach, cut up (or to taste)

Greek yogurt (or mayonnaise), enough to bind your egg salad together

Spinach wrap

Pinch of Parmesan Cheese

Directions

Crack and peel your eggs then dice into chunks placing in a bowl. Cut and smash enough avocado that makes you happy as well as adding your spinach. There are no precise measurements required. Everything is measured to your taste.

Add remaining ingredients to the bowl and stir well. Take your spinach wrap, add a layer of spinach leaves, sprinkle Parmesan Cheese on top of the spinach. Then add your add mixture to the top. Once everything has been added, roll your wrap and cut in half.

Caesar Salad

Ingredients

Romaine lettuce

Shredded regular head of lettuce

Spinach

Parmesan Cheese

Croutons

Caesar Salad Dressing

Directions

Add all lettuce, cut up into a bowel. Add Parmesan Cheese, croutons and stir well. Drizzle with your Caesar Salad Dressing for flavor.

Lastly, add a fruit of your choice to complete your healthy lunch option.

Enjoy your lunch! Happy Eating!
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Tuna and Crackers

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Are You Looking For A Healthy Lunch Option?

Tuna and Crackers

Consider this really simple idea.

Ingredients

1 can tuna fish

Approximately 2 Tbsp Greek yogurt

1/2 tsp Garlic powder (or enough to your taste)

1 tsp dried parsley

Directions

Open and drain you tuna fish. Add the Greek yogurt then add remaining ingredients.

Sprinkle with dried parsley and serve on the cracker of your choice.

I ran out of them but if this isn’t enough you can add carrot or celery sticks and apple with as well.

Happy Lunch!