Friday, October 14, 2011

Pomegranate Apple Cobbler


4 medium apples, cut into bite size pieces
2 medium pomegranates, seeds separated 
1 stick of butter
1 1/2 cup granola with coconut 
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup wheat flour

How to:
Start by cutting the apples up and place them into baking dish. Pour the pomegranate seeds evenly over the apples in the dish.

 Photo: Kelly Teater

In a mixer, combine butter, granola, flour and sugar.

Photo: Kelly Teater
Evenly spread the mixture over the apples and pomegranate seeds.

Bake in the oven at 350* for 40 minutes or until fruit is tender and topping is golden brown.

photo: Kelly Teater

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Ham Potato and Sauteed Leek Soup

2 cups sliced leeks
3 tablespoons butter
6 cups cubed potatoes
6-8 cups water
1/2 quart half and half
1 package cubed ham

How to:
Slice and place leeks into soup pot with butter. Sautee.

When leeks begin to brown and smell yummy, add potatoes, water, ham and half and half.

Season with pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer until potatoes are tender.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Cream of Celery Sweet Potato soup

Cream of Celery Sweet Potato Soup by Kelly Teater

Cream of Celery Sweet Potato Soup

4 cups sliced celery
3 cups diced sweet potato
1 large sweet onion diced
1 1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon minced crystallized ginger
2 bay leaves
2 cups chicken stock
4 cups water
1-2 cups milk or cream
2 tablespoons butter

How to:
Place veggies in a large stock pot or dutch oven and add butter. 
Saute for about 5-10 minutes to soften. 
Add ginger and garlic and saute for 2 more minutes. 
Add water, broth and bay leaves and bring to a boil. 
Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. 
When veggies are translucent, use a hand blender to blend soup, leaving a few chunks. 
Add milk and let simmer for another 20 minutes to reduce and thicken soup. 
Serve!!! Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts 10 Servings Amount Per Serving Calories 69.8 Total Fat 0.9 g Saturated Fat 0.5 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 g Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 g Cholesterol 2.9 mg Sodium 175.4 mg Potassium 244.5 mg Total Carbohydrate 13.3 g Dietary Fiber 2.2 g Sugars 2.0 g Protein 2.6 g Vitamin A 109.4 % Vitamin B-12 0.0 % Vitamin B-6 7.7 % Vitamin C 19.5 % Vitamin D 3.8 % Vitamin E 1.4 % Calcium 7.5 % Copper 4.1 % Folate 5.8 % Iron 2.4 % Magnesium 2.8 % Manganese 9.8 % Niacin 1.9 % Pantothenic Acid 2.8 % Phosphorus 3.1 % Riboflavin 4.0 % Selenium 1.2 % Thiamin 3.6 % Zinc 1.4 % *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.