What I Eat

Easy Cheesy Hash Browns

Serves: 2

2 frozen hash brown patties
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 blades chives, chopped

Follow package directions to bake frozen hash brown patties in the oven. When they are done, sprinkle with cheese. Return to the oven for one minute or until cheese is melted. Top with chives. Have with a good source of protein and a glass of water.

What I Eat

Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Serves: 3

3 russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
3 oz. fully cooked boneless ham steak, diced
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon parsley flakes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. To make the white sauce, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Wisk in flour. Gradually add milk. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, ham, white sauce, and cheese. Put mixture in a greased casserole dish. Bake for 75 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with parsley and stir. Have with a glass of water.