Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

 

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Spinach

Craisins

Mandarin Oranges

Hard Boiled Egg

Shaved Almonds

Pumpkin Seeds

Top with Hot Bacon Dressing

 

Enjoy!

 

 

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Hot Bacon Dressing

bacon dressing

8 slices bacon

1 1/2 cup sugar

3 teaspoons corn starch

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup water

1/2 cup white vinegar

 

Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crispy

Drain, crumble and set aside

Whisk sugar, corn starch and salt together

Slowly pour in water and vinegar, whisking constantly

In a medium skillet, add crumbled bacon and pour vinegar mixture over it

Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens

Serve over Spinach Salad and enjoy!

Pan Seared Meatloaf

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Sliced Meatloaf

Butter

Onions

Gravy

I keep sliced meatloaf in the freezer so it is ready for a quick meal

Over the weekend I thawed a few slices for our meal.  Instead of just warming them up, I did this!

I took a large frying pan and sautéed the sliced onions in butter

After a few minutes, I removed them and set them aside

I added a little more butter to the pan and added the meatloaf slices

I let them go about 5 minutes a side over medium heat

While those were crisping up, I made the gravy and side dishes

I plated the meatloaf, topped it with onions and gravy

This was a nice change from the way we usually have it

He cleaned his plate!

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Hawaiian Cole Slaw

 

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8 cups shredded cabbage

1 cup shredded carrot

1 cup chopped pineapple, drained

1 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

 

4 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

 

Mix cabbage, carrots and pineapple together in a bowl

Whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, brown sugar, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until dressing is smooth

Pour dressing over coleslaw mixture and toss to coat

Refrigerate at least an hour before serving so the flavors blend

 

Enjoy!

Prosperity Sandwich

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This recipe will make 2 sandwiches

3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1/2 cup cheese
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon pepper

4 slices thick bread
8 slices ham
8 slices turkey
1 large tomato sliced

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat
Mix flour into butter and cook for 1 minute
Slowly whisk in milk and simmer till thick, approximately 5 minutes

Remove from heat and add 1/4 cup cheese, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Set aside

Toast bread under broiler, only takes a couple minutes
Top with turkey, ham, tomato and cheese sauce

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Top with extra shredded cheese
Broil 5 minutes or until bubbly

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Enjoy!