Friday, October 3, 2014

Week 38 Friday (10/3/14)

Recipe Review

Today’s Recipe and Location:           Broccoli Wild Rice Casserole
         Found in: The Pioneer Woman blog

         The word broccoli comes from the Latin word for arm or branch. That makes a lot of sense to me because I always thought that it looked like little trees with full branches. I did learn that broccoli can either be green or white. Who knew?  White broccoli. If there really is such a thing – then my grocery stores don’t carry it!
         Calorie wise – this is a no brainer. One cup of broccoli has only 31 calories. It is filled with Vitamin C – like 135% of the daily value, and about 11% of Vitamin A. 

Fabulous “Family and Friends” Food

Marq’s Banana Pudding

2.5 cups of milk
1.5 packages vanilla instant pudding
4 oz. sour cream
6.5 oz. Cool Whip
1 box of vanilla wafers
8 bananas (sliced thin)

         Beat pudding in milk until creamy.  Add sour cream and half of the Cool Whip. Beat 60 seconds with an electric mixer. You will be layering the first half of the ingredient and then repeating it again. Layer in the following order: the wafers, then the bananas, next the pudding, and top it off with the remaining Cool Whip.  Repeat layers.

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