Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Orange Jello Fruit Salad

This is a tasty jello salad that sets up quicker because you add ice cubes to it.  Feel  free to experiment with other flavors of jello. Also  you may double the recipe as well.
1 pkg. 3 oz. orange jello in 3/4 cup boiling water .

2 cups ice cubes stirring constantly until jello starts to thicken about
 3 to 5 mins. and remove any unmelted chunks of ice .
1 cup thawed cool whip and blend till smooth.

1  11 oz. can mandarin oranges (drained well)
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1 can 15 oz . crushed pineapple in syrup(drained well)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Pour into serving bowl or dessert glasses and chill till completely set. Garnish with extra fruit if desired.
Makes 4 cups or 8 servings 


 Mexican food is so yummy and here is my version of cheesy baked enchilada's.

2 lbs lean g. beef
1 packet taco seasoning mix

2 small( 8oz) can's mild green chili enchilada sauce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups sliced black olives
2 small cans mild white Queso cheese sauce
I package large size package tortilla wraps

optional toppings;
sour cream
green onions
Sliced jalepenos
diced tomatoes
shredded lettuce

Prepare beef according to taco seasoning packet.
Add 1 cup sliced olives,and cheddar cheese.

Pour one can green chili sauce in a pie plate.
Wet each tortilla with that and spoon some meat
down the middle of each.
Roll them up tucking sides in like burritos.
Place seam side down in large baking dish.

Blend remaining can of green sauce and 2
cans of white queso sauce and cover rolled tortillas.
Sprinkle the olives over top
and bake them for about 45 mins.

Add toppings of your choice at the table.

No Bake Banana Cream Pie

I love this pie because I can throw it together in a jiffy. Hope you enjoy it.
 Ingredients you will need;
 graham cracker pie crust
 nonfat dry milk
 cool whip
 chocolate syrup
 instant banana pudding
 Line a graham cracker pie crust with 2 medium sliced bananas and set aside
 Beat in a bowl well;
1 - 4 oz. box of instant banana pudding
 2/3 cup nonfat dry milk
1+1/3 cup cold water
 Blend into pudding ;
 1/4 cup cool whip and pour over the bananas. Chill for 15 mins.
 Spread 3/4 's cup cool whip evenly over the pudding.
 Drizzle chocolate syrup over the cool whip.
 Sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired and chill well.