Crockpot Chicken Tacos with Homemade Taco Seasoning

  Instructions   Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe (double or triple to store!) 1 TBL dried minced onions 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp crushed dried red pepper 1 tsp dried minced garlic 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp cumin 2 tsp salt 1 tsp cornstarch     Crockpot Chicken Tacos 5 small chicken thighs 1 TBL taco seasoning (from above) 1/2 cup homemade salsa This made three cups of shredded chicken.   Cooking chicken in a slow cooker, with nothing more than seasoning Read more [...]

Crockpot Beef Stew

      Ingredients     1 1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 clove garlic, minced 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 beef stew seasoning packet 1 can diced tomatoes, with juice 2 cups beef broth (2 cups water + 2 tsp beef bouillon paste or cubes) 2 medium onions, chopped 3 medium potatoes, diced 4 carrots, sliced 4 stalks celery, chopped   Instructions   Place Read more [...]

Quick Breakfast Smoothie: Maple Almond Crush

  1 cup vanilla yogurt 1 cup crushed ice 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. maple extract Optional (1-4 TBL of water, depending on how thin you like your smoothies.   Blend well!   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read. Please sign up for the weekly newsletter at Super Healthy Kids Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter   // < ![CDATA[ // Read more [...]

Golden Risotto- Vitamin A Superstar!

Golden Risotto Recipe 1 TBL olive oil 2 cups chopped carrots Heat olive oil and carrots in a medium saucepan.  Sauté carrots until they are tender, then add 1 cup white rice (I have not tried this with brown rice) Mix uncooked rice in with olive oil and carrots and cook 2-3 more minutes.  Then add 1/2 cup chicken broth Stir broth into rice until liquid is half absorbed.  In bowl, combine another 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth 1 cup carrot juice 1/2 cup water 1/4 tsp. salt Stir in Read more [...]

Broccoli Pesto Stuffed Potato Bites

Scrub your potatoes.  Then cut off the top and the bottom so that your potato will lay flat. Steam some frozen broccoli - just for a few minutes in the microwave. Scoop out the inside of your potatoes - you can use a melon baller. In a food processor make the Broccoli Pesto: 1-2 cups Broccoli, steamed 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 1/4 cup cheddar cheese 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 tsp chicken bouillon paste (optional - just adds a nice flavor) Salt and Pepper to taste Pulse Read more [...]

Budget Cube Steak

        INGREDIENTS For Budget Cube Steak:   6  cube steaks 2 cans (10.75 ounce size) cream of mushroom soup 1  envelope onion soup mix 1/2 cup water 1 can mushrooms slices   DIRECTIONS: Put all ingredients in a crock pot and cook on low all day. Serve over rice or mashed potatoes. Widgets       Would you like to support DASNM?  If so, it is easy, you can purchase something from our store or use this Read more [...]

Alligator Pear Salad

  Alligator Pear Salad 2 cups corn kernels 3 ounces walnuts 2 ripe avocados (sliced and chopped) 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup light sour cream. Mix corn, walnuts and avocados together.  In separate bowl, mix lemon juice and sour cream.  Add to mixture to the salad, stir and serve.  Tastes great chilled. Avocados are also known as Alligator Pears and the kids might just like this name better! Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids.  The experts in making fruits & vegetables Read more [...]


      Ingredients to make PUMPKIN FRENCH TOAST 5 slices whole wheat bread 3 e5ggs 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 TBL milk 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp vanilla Mix all ingredients together except the bread.  Soak both sides of bread in egg mixture.  Heat skillet.  Cook bread on hot skillet until both sides no longer show wet eggs.   Top with a cinnamon syrup or real maple syrup.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & Read more [...]

Veggie-Pizza Dipping Sauce Recipe

      Veggie-Pizza Dipping Sauce 1 box 26 ounces strained tomatoes 1/2 cup other vegetable puree (like carrot, spinach, or squash) 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. garlic salt 1/2 tsp. dried parsley Garnish with fresh oregano Mix all ingredients together and warm in the microwave.  Use homemade bread sticks or store bought.  With the lycopene, vitamin C, vitamin, A, and potassium, tomato sauce is a fabulous way to get vital nutrients in your kids.  Plus, who doesn't Read more [...]

5 Minute Black Beans and Rice

  Instructions to make 5 Minute Black Beans and Rice 1 1/2 cup black beans 1 1/2 cup rice 3 cups broth (I use chicken broth) 1 can diced tomatoes Dump all ingredients into a rice cooker. Set to cook until all liquid is absorbed (varies depending on your rice cooker)   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read!   Would you like to support DASNM?  If so, it is easy, Read more [...]