Saturday, August 18, 2012

2012 September Back to School Contest - What Are You Doing For LUNCH?

Giveaway alert: I have one copy of What Are You Doing for LUNCH? by Mona Meighan Ed.D. to share with one (1) lucky reader. 

Pesto and Tomato Sandwich: Add 3 Tablespoons plain or vanilla yogurt to 4-6 Tablespoons prepared pesto. Spread on 4 slices of whole wheat bread. Add thinly sliced tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. (Place in a toaster oven for 2-3 minutes, if desired.)
Hummus Salad Wrap: Spread ¼ cup hummus over two whole wheat or flour tortillas and add 1 tomato, thinly sliced; 2 thin slices of Swiss cheese, and 2 lettuce leaves, cut up. Tightly roll the tortillas and spear with a toothpick.

To enter, just add your name and email below within the COMMENTS section before 
September 23nd, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET. 

 Share this on your FACEBOOK, comeback and post that you have done so and you will have a second entry into this contest.  Post something like this:  Guess what, KJD is giving away a copy of  "What are you doing for LUNCH?", enter here and leave a your name and email in the comment section of KJD's Blog.

I will randomly select the winner on, September 23rd, 2012. 

This contest is open to those of you with U.S. addresses only. Good luck! 

Monday, August 13, 2012

Mama O's Peanut Butter Cookies and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

1  cup granulated sugar
1  cup packed dark brown sugar
1-1/4 cups of creamy peanut butter
 3/4 cup melted butter
2 egg
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt 

  • Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hours or until firm.
  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Shape dough into 2 inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern or with cookie cutter/press.
  • Bake 10 minutes or until light golden brown. 
  • Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.