Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Wednesday's Recipes


Banana Bread

1 1/2 c unbleached flour

2 t baking soda

2 t baking powder

1/4 t salt

1/4 c wheat germ, toasted

1/2 c butter/margarine, softened

3/4 c brown sugar

3/4 c white sugar

4 eggs

3 very ripe bananas

1/4 c sour cream (or soy milk)

3/4 c walnuts, roasted and chopped

1. Preheat the oven to 350. Butter and flour a 9X5 loaf pan. Combine the flour, wheatgerm, baking powder, soda and salt in a small bowl and set aside.

2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugars. Blend in the eggs one at a time until well incorporated. Mash together the bananas and sour cream. Add one third of the flour mix into the creamed sugar/butter mix. Next, stir in the banana mash and mix thoroughly. Add the remainder of the flour and mix until combined, taking care not to over mix. Gently fold in the walnuts.

3. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing the top, and bake for one hour or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool the cake in the pan for 10 mins, then run a knife along the edges and turn the loaf gently out. Cool on a wire rack.


Turkey Sausage Omelet

2 eggs

2 oz Turkey sausage

1/2 cup broccoli

1. Heat a frying pan on a medium heat, add a teaspoon of olive oil.

2. Chop broccoli and saute for 45 seconds in pan. Remove

3. Chop turkey sausage and lightly brown in frying pan. Remove

4. Crack two eggs into frying pan, quickly mix them and allow them to cook, untouched, about a minute, add sausage and broccoli and cook for another minute.

5. Fold in half, remove and enjoy.

Have with 1/2 cup carrots, 1/2 cup yogurt and an apple. Don't forget to drink water!


Crustless Chicken Pot Pie

  • 1/2 c cream
  • 1/4 c chicken broth
  • 1 large chicken breast, cut into small chunks
  • 1/2 c onion, chopped
  • 2 medium sized yams, diced to 1 cm
  • 1 c frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • salt and pepper


In a medium pot, cook yams in salted water until soft. In a large saucepan melt butter on medium heat. Gently saute onions until translucent. Stir chicken into onions and cook. Add yams and frozen peas. Stir in chicken broth and cream and add salt and pepper to taste. Allow to gently simmer for 20 minutes. Serves 2.

Enjoy with a glass of wine and some fruit for dessert.

Oooo - this looks all weird - I'll have to check out what the heck is wrong with google doc. Sorry!

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