Bacon and Egg Macaroni Salad

This salad is quick and easy to put together it can be made a day ahead. A great dish to serve on any occasion!

Bacon and Egg Macaroni SaladIngredients

  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 8 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Cook macaroni In a large pot of boiling water over high heat 7 to 9 minutes, or just until tender. Drain, rinse, and allow to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, place the macaroni and add remaining ingredients, and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Enjoy!

Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

This dish is a comfort food suitable for any time of the year especially during cold months and when you are sick.

Ingredientschicken noodle soup

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 -3 celery ribs
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 2 (32 ounce) boxes low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12 ounces 100% whole grain wide egg noodles
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans boneless skinless chicken breasts, drained

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, dice the celery & carrots until finely chopped.
  2. Spray a large pot with cooking spray then turn the heat over medium low heat. Add and saute for 5 minutes the vegetables and chicken.
  3. Pour into spices the broth & water next stir. Boil and cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the noodles then cook for 5-7 minutes until done and serve.

Enjoy!