Sunday, June 1, 2008

Welcome to Lorie's To-Do

Welcome to Lorie's To-Do. This is the place I keep my recipes especially those I want to-do. Hence the name Lorie's to-do. To make finding recipes easier, you can go to the sidebar and click on a label. I will try to put something new up everyday, so check back often. Enjoy my collection of recipes and leave me a comment. I have WW points on some recipes, please take the time to check your own points based on the ingredients you use.

Monday, April 7, 2008

Taste Like Cheesecake Dessert

Taste Like Cheesecake Dessert
1 cup 1% Cottage Cheese
2 Tbsp baking cocoa
2 Tbsp Splenda granular
Put all ingredients into the bowl of a mini food processor or blender and process until smooth.
Serves 2 at 2 WW points each

Swiss Chicken Casserole

Swiss Chicken Casserole
1 pkg. Stove Top stuffing mix
4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breast
4 slices non fat Swiss cheese
1 can 98% fat free cream of mushroom soup
Place Stovetop stuffing mix(dry ingredients) in a sprayed crockpot (with fat free PAM). Add chicken breast over stuffing mix. Add the 4 slices of non fat Swiss cheese over chicken pieces.
Spread cream of mushroom soup over the top of the chicken and cheese. Drizzle 1/2 cup warm water around the edges. Cook on LOW in crockpot for 6 hours. If you prefer you can cook in oven at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Makes 6 servings (1 breast and 1/2 cup stuffing) at 6 points each.

Doritos Casserole

Doritos Casserole
6 ounces Velveeta Light
2 Tbsp Taco Seasoning mix
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Cream of Chicken Soup, 98% fat free
1 can (11 ounces) Rotel tomatoes
6 ounces Baked Doritos, Nacho Cheese
8 ounces 95% lean ground beef
Cook meat, drain and add taco seasoning. Mix the tomatoes and soup together. Then, layer meat, soup mixture, crushed Doritos, and cheese. Keep layering until done. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Makes 6 servings, 7 WW points

Slow Cooker Lasagna

Slow Cooker Lasagna
1 pound lean ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 medium garlic clove, minced
28 oz. canned crushed tomatoes (pureed in blender)
15 oz. canned tomato sauce
1 tsp salt
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp. basil
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 cup part skim ricotta cheese
1 1/2 cup part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded, divided
6 no cook lasagna noodles
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add beef, onion, and garlic, and cook, stirring frequently and breaking up meat with a wooden spoon as it cooks. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt, oregano, basil, and crushed red pepper; simmer 5 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
Meanwhile in a medium bowl, stir together ricotta cheese and 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
Spoon 1/3 of beef mixture into 5 quart slow cooker. Break 3 lasagna sheets in half and arrange over beef mixture; top with half of the ricotta mixture. Repeat with another layer and finish with remaining 1/3 of beef mixture.
Cover slow cooker and cook on low setting at least 6 hours.
Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese over top of mixture. Cover and continue cooking until cheese melts and lasagna firms up, about 10 minutes.
Makes 6 generous servings.
8 WW Points

Chicken and Broccoli Laughing Cow Alfredo

Chicken and Broccoli Laughing Cow Alfredo
3 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Garlic and Herb
1/2 cup 1 % low-fat milk
1 Tbsp. reduced fat parmesan cheese
1/2 Tbsp. Molly McButter Natural Butter
1/2 tsp garlic powder
2 skinless, boneless chicken breast, cubed
1/2 cup cooked broccoli
4 oz. whole wheat fettuccine
Cut chicken into cubes. Spray skillet with canola oil cooking spray. Add cubed chicken to skillet and cook until done. Set aside.
Cook fettuccine according to package direction.
In a medium-sized saucepan, combine sauce ingredients over low heat until everything is melted and the sauce is velvety smooth, about 20 minutes. Serve immediately over the hot cooked fettuccine.
Serves 2; 8 WW points per serving

Monday, February 4, 2008

Chicken Fingers with Honey Sauce

Chicken Fingers With Honey Sauce(From Better Homes and Gadens Big Book of Healthy Family Dinners)
12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 beaten egg whites
1 tablespoon honey
2 cups cornflakes, crushed
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup honey
4 teaspoons prepared mustard or Dijon-style mustard
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1. Rinse chicken, pat dry with paper towels. Cut into strips about 3 inches long and 3/4 inch wide.
2. In a small mixing bowl combine the egg whites and 1 tablespoon honey. In a shallow bowl combine the cornflake crumbs and pepper. Dip the strips into the egg white mixture, then roll in the crumb mixture to coat.
3. Place in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake chicken in a 450 degree oven for 11-13 minutes or until no longer pink.
4. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small bowl stir together the 1/4 cup honey, the mustard, and garlic powder. Serve with chicken. Makes 4 servings.
230 Calories, 2 g fat, 1 g fiber; 5 WW points