The Seminary Wife

Just navigating the journey of this season and blogging as we go…

Blueberry Granita May 26, 2010

Filed under: Good Eats,Uncategorized — eguthaus @ 4:52 pm

Whatcha Need:

1c blueberries

1.5 c unsweetened pineapple juice

.5 c sugar

.25 c water

Whatcha Need to Do:

Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.  Set aside to cool.  While the syrup is cooling, puree blueberries in a blender or food processor.  Add in juice and whaz to combine.  Add in cooled syrup and give a quick whaz one more time.  Pour mixture into a shallow metal pan and put it in the freezer.  Stir every 15ish minutes with a fork until frozen completely and slushie.

Variation:

Sub 1 c of hulled strawberries, pureed for the blueberries

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Quickie Pasta Salad May 24, 2010

Filed under: Good Eats,Uncategorized — eguthaus @ 5:55 pm

Whatcha Need:

1 box whole wheat rotini, cooked to al dente

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts seasoned to taste, grilled and chopped

about 1 cup of your fav italian dressing

2 roma tomatoes, chopped

about 3/4 cup fresh mozzarella pieces

Whatcha gotta do:

Toss all the ingredients together.  Serve room temp or chilled.  Yup, that’s really it!  I don’t call it my quickie pasta salad for nothing!

Variation:

Substitute 1 container of pesto (about a cup) for the italian dressing and omit the mozzarella.