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Saturday, October 20, 2012

fall soup and salad

Broccoli Cheddar soup

2 tbsp butter
1/4 small diced onion
2 tsp butter
2 tbsp flour
1 cup chicken broth
1/2-2 cups cheddar cheese shreds
1 cup broccoli

add butter to pot and saute onions until soft
add second pat of butter and add flour to make a rue, "cook" the flour until caramel color
add chicken broth
whisk with rue
boil to thicken
add cheese ( more or less to your taste --i like more :) )
melt cheese then add broccoli

Simmer for 5-10 mins until broccoli is tender crisp

Fall harvest salad

bag of veggie lovers salad
1-2 Roma tomatoes
cooked and crumbled turkey bacon (I bake it in the oven for 3-5 mins)
1/2 English cucumber
1/2-1 diced gala apple
1 diced avocado
1/3 cup strawberry balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
Handful of nuts of choice
1/4 craisins

Mix all ingredients in bowl and chill

Grill 1-2 boneless skinless chicken breast on foreman grill with salt and pepper

Cut into strips and serve over the salad.

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