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Easy Herb Bread

1 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoons minced garlic

1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano

1 cup sliced black olives

1 tablespoon cornmeal

 

 

Roll out pizza dough as if making a pizza. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with minced garlic. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with herbs. Sprinkle with black olives. Roll up jelly-roll fashion. Place on greased cookie sheet which as been sprayed with cooking spray and sprinkled with cornmeal. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown. Slice and serve hot. Makes 1 loaf.

 

Easy Roasted Vegetables

Use your oven to bring out the sweetness of vegetables with this simple recipe.  It may even get “Mike-y” to eat all his vegetables!

Per Serving: $.34

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups assorted vegetable pieces cut in chunks (potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash, turnips, carrots, onions, mushrooms)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 425 F.
  2. Line a 9×13 pan with aluminum foil.
  3. Spread vegetables in pan. Sprinkle oil on vegetables. Stir. Sprinkle with seasoning, pepper, and salt. Stir.
  4. Bake uncovered 45 minutes. Turn every 15 minutes.
  5. Serve while hot.

Cooking Tips:

  • Roasting brings out the sweetness of vegetables.
  • Use thyme, basil, or rosemary in place of dried Italian seasoning.
  • Save energy. Roast veggies in oven with other food or right after other food is done.
  • Use veggies that your family likes.  Leftovers are great.