Thursday, February 28, 2013

Whole Grain Waffles




Whole Grain Waffles

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6
"This filling waffles made with whole wheat flour, flax seed meal, and wheat germ are quite delicious. Serve with homemade blueberry syrup."
INGREDIENTS:
2 eggs, beaten
1 3/4 cups skim milk
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup flax seed meal
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
DIRECTIONS:
1.In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, oil, applesauce, and vanilla. Beat in whole wheat pastry flour, flax seed meal, wheat germ, all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt until batter is smooth.
2.Preheat a waffle iron, and coat with cooking spray. Pour batter into waffle iron in batches, and cook until crisp and golden brown.


Slow Cooker Italian Beef Roast




Slow Cooker Italian Beef Roast


Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 6 Hours
Ready In: 6 Hours 10 Minutes
Servings: 8
"A tender, juicy pot roast needs just a few minutes to get ready before simmering for 6 to 8 hours in the slow cooker."
INGREDIENTS:
1 (3 pound) beef chuck roast
1 onion, quartered
1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth
1 (1 ounce) packet dry au jus mix
1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian salad
dressing mix (such as Good Seasons®)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
DIRECTIONS:
1.Place beef chuck roast into a slow cooker and scatter onion quarters around the meat. Pour the beef broth over the meat and sprinkle the au jus mix, Italian salad dressing mix, salt, and black pepper over the roast.
2.Cover cooker, set on Low, and cook until meat is very tender, 6 to 8 hours.


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