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3 Quick Meals For Busy Days

Every one knows the agony of getting home late from work or school and needing to throw something together for dinner. Of course, you can spend a lot of money on frozen dinners full of preservatives and chemicals or you can follow these three simple recipes and potentially have left overs for lunch or dinner another evening-

  • Dog Food– 8-10 Servings

5 cups cooked rice
4 cups cooked and drained corn
1/2 lb. of cooked ground beef or turkey
Mix together then add:
2 tsp of minced garlic
2 tbsp of butter
Garlic Salt to your taste

  • Spam Fried Rice– 6-8 servings

5 cups cooked rice
1 can of diced Spam
6 julienne (thinly cut) baby carrots
1 quarter cup of soy sauce or to your taste
1/2 of a medium chopped onion
1 tbsp of sesame oil
Sauté Spam and carrots in large pan with sesame oil; add rice and soy sauce- mix well and fry; then add onions and it will be ready to devour!

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  • Mac ’n Weenies– 6 servings

2 Boxes of Macaroni and Cheese
12 cups of water
8 Tbsp of margarine or butter
1/2 cup of milk
8 Hot dogs
Boil Water, stir in macaroni ad cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
Boil, Grill, or Microwave hotdogs. When Macaroni is tender drain (do not rinse) and return to pan; Add butter or margarine; Add milk and cheese sauce mix, then stir well.
Dice hotdogs up into small pieces per your preference and then mix into the Macaroni and cheese. then you will have a delicious protein and pasta quick meal that is much cheaper, quicker and a bit healthier than fast food.

  • For sides steam (for ease use a microwave vegetable steamer) 4-6 cups of frozen California Blend vegetables (Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Carrot) for 6 minutes in the microwave. For flavor add 1-1.5 tbsp of butter and salt to your taste. Then microwave another 6 minutes and let sit for 3 minutes.
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