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Southern Belle Cooks Wednesday: What’s Not Cooking This Week

I started the week out with the attention of making two new recipes for lunch this week.  That went out the door very quickly.  I was going to make Creamy Bacon Fettuccine and Baked Penne.  I even purchased all the ingredients needed to make them.  The fettuccine recipe I found on Kraft’s website and the penne recipe I saw on Pinterest.  Lately I am “pinning it up” on Pintrest with recipes I want to try.  I am really starting to like packing my lunch, it gives me a reason to try new recipes.  Next week I am going to be better and make something to take for lunch everyday.  Check back next week and I will keep you posted on what I made and how it was.

Southern Belle Cooks Wednesday: What’s Cooking This Week

I know this is going to sound weird but this week for lunch I made “Open Faced Hanky Panky Sandwiches”.  Laugh if you want but they are good.


Here is what I used…


2 Rolls Reduced Fat Pork Sausage

2 Blocks Sharp Cheddar Cheese

Fat Free Half & Half

1/2 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Oregano


I browned the sausage and drained the fat.  Then I melted the cheese with a little bit of the half and half.  Once the cheese was melted I mixed everything together.  To serve I take a multi-grain flat round sandwich bread, lay the two halves out, cover them with the hanky panky mixture, and enjoy.


Southern Belle Cooks Wednesday: In Search of Lunch Ideas

This week I am on the hunt for some healthy, budget friendly, lunch ideas.  I’m packing my lunch or at least trying to pack my lunch everyday.  It’s hard to find to find something that can be made ahead of time, is healthy for you, and doesn’t break the bank.  This week I made homemade vegetable soup.  It was good but it didn’t do a whole heck of a lot for me.  It sounded good and it tasted good but it really just didn’t cut it for me.  I need something fun and exciting, something I can’t wait all morning to eat.  Also something that will keep me full, I am always wanting to snack and I am really trying not too.  Any ideas?





Sorry this is a few days late.   I thought this posted the Wednesday evening, but it did not I found it in my drafts tonight.