Saltine crackers (like the ones you put in soup)
Process American cheese slices (like Kraft singles)
4 chicken breasts
Can of cream-style corn
Can of cream of potato soup
Can of minced clams
Toaster pastry (Cuz, what the heck, treat yourself)
[Plus mustard and relish. Buy a half-liter of half-and-half cream this week. ]
Breakfast: Toaster pastry
Lunch: Soup, crackers, and cherries
Dinner: Chicken, rice, and endives
Hot Diggety Dogs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 20 saltine crackers on a lightly greased baking sheet. Top with 5 quartered slices of process American cheese and ketchup, mustard, and/or relish. Cut two hot dogs each into 10 slices. Place one slice on each cracker. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
Corny Clam Chowder
Combine a can of cream-style corn, a can of cream of potato soup, and 1 1/2 cups of half-and-half cream in a pot. Heat through. Stir in a can of drained minced clams. Heat through. Garnish with 6 strip of cooked and crumble bacon.
Cook 4 chicken breasts in 2 Tbsp of butter in a skillet, about 20 minutes. Transfer to serving plate and keep warm. Add 1/3 cup of slivered almonds and 3 Tbsp of butter to the skillet. Cook and stir just until almonds are lightly browned. Stir in 3 Tbsp of lemon juice. Heat through and then spoon over chicken.
Try these combinations with your homemade instant oatmeal base…
– Dried fruit, nuts, and brown sugar (I like dried apples and almonds best)
– Raisins, cinnamon, and brown sugar
– Maple sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon