Monday, November 21, 2011

Tripp and Finn In The Kitchen: Gluten Free Super Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

My husband loves broccoli cheese soup.  Since becoming gluten free- I haven't made this soup.  Today I experimented and we loved it!  If you like broccoli cheese soup try this easy recipe.  It took about 15 minutes and done!

Carton of low sodium chicken broth
1 Cup Skim Milk/Low Fat Milke
2 Crowns of broccoli
5 Slices Jalapeno Cheese
2-4 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 Tbsp Butter
4 Cloves Garlic (1 Tbsp Minced Garlic Fresh or 1 Tsp Garlic Powder)

Mom's Jobs:
Break apart/Chop Broccoli- (Kids can help if you just pull apart)
Chop Cheese

Kids Jobs:
Pull apart Broccoli
Push Buttons on Blender or Cuisinart

Put stove on Medium Heat and Add butter and Garlic. Melt Butter and then Add Broccoli and Broth.  Cover and heat for 5-7 Minutes- Until Broccoli Is softened.
Take Mixture and put in Cuisinart or Blender.
Pour back into pot and add milk and cheese cook for 3-5 More minutes on Medium Heat Covered and Stirring Occasionally.  Serve and Enjoy!!!!

We loved this and so easy to make!

Until Next Time...

Holly, Tripp, and Finn

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Tripp and Finn In The Kitchen: Game time Good eats

It’s game day.  Start early.  Take your roast beef and start preparing for half time sandwiches. I like to use a large loaf a ciabatta bread If you GF, I like to buy Udi’s rolls and toast or bread and make paninis.
  • 2 Lb Roast Beef
  • 2 tspn fresh minced garlice
  • 1 tspn fresh pepper
  • 1 tsn peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive oil
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1/2 cup roasted peppers
  • 1/2 cup red hot cherry peppers
  • 3 pickles diced
  • 2 tbsn Ketcheup
  • 1 Tbsn Mayonaise
  • 1/2 tspn relish
  • 1 large cabatta loaf or for gluten free- udi's rolls are yum, toast and go!:) Or use bread and create paninis.
Moms Jobs:
In a mixing cup add 1/4 cup olive oil and 2 tspns garlic- rub all over roast beef. pushing garlic into the roast beef. Now salt and pepper.  The take out medley pepper and pepper again.  Also take 1 tson peppercorns and push all across the top side of your roast beef.  Put it in the oven and cook 2 hrs on 325. Let meat rest and slice with electric knife or very sharp knife.  Pull out all of the sandwich toppings and get ready to create a halftime delight!:)

Tripp and Finn Jobs:

Help “create” the sandwich. Layer roast beef, roasted peppers, hot cherry peppers (hold on half if a little too spicy for some), pickles.  Spread Ketchup, Mayonaise, and relish on the bread.  Fold and pass over to Mom to slice the sandwich creation.
Enjoy!  Until next time... Holly, Tripp, and Finn