My first job after graduating high school was working in the Sears shoe department at the mall. It was not the most glamorous of professions, standing around for 9 hours but it paid. Occasionally for breakfast I would stop by Cinnabon for a mini roll […]
Tag: after school snacks
I made beef and gravy quesadillas with the left over roast and gravy. It is sort of a ritual we have to use leftover meat in a taco or quesadilla. They are cheap and a great disguise for those who are picky about leftovers
tortillas, two per person
Roast, cooked and shredded or chopped
Mixed cheddar and Monterey jack cheese blend, shredded
Heat a skillet over medium heat. Lay a tortilla in the pan. Add beef, cheese and a drizzle of gravy and top with another tortilla. Grill until the bottom has browned then flip. When down remove and slice into quarters.
This recipe comes from Everyday Foods magazine. It is easy enough for little kids to make.
1/3 cup Honey
1/4 cup peanut butter
2 tbsp butter
1 cup crisp rice cereal
1 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup dried fruit, such as raisins, cherries, or cranberries
In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat the honey, peanut butter and butter. Stir until loosened and smooth, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in cereal, oats and dried fruit.
Drop the mixture by the tablespoon into mini paper cupcake or candy liners. Place on a rimmed baking sheet and refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. To store refrigerate in an airtight container up to 1 week.
Natural peanut butter is a better choice because it does not contain all the extra oils, sugar and salt as the commercial brands.
Try different types of cereal such as Special K or chopped wheat squares.