Monday, September 21, 2009

Baked Chicken

Baked Chicken
Source: Weight Watchers

1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tsp olive oil
2 tsps fresh lemon juice
2 tsps fresh rosemary (I used fresh thyme)
2 tsps fresh parsley
1/4 cup chicken broth
Preheat over to 400 degrees. Coat a small, shallow roasting pan with cooking spray.

Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper. Transfer chicken to prepared pan and drizzle with oil; sprinkle with lemon juice, rosemary and parsley. Pour broth around chicken to coat bottom of pan.
Bake until chicken is cooked through, about 30-35 minutes.
Yields: 4 servings (3 points each)

Carrot Cake

Source: friend of a friend of a friend!


3 cups grated carrots
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups flour
2 tsps cinnamon
2 tsps baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla (I used my homemade vanilla!)
*I also added freshly grated nutmeg


Spray 2 round metal baking pans with Pam for baking. Mix wet ingredients, then mix in dry ingredients. Add carrots, one cup at a time. Bake at 325 degrees for 30-45 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool in pans on wire rack until almost cool.

Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 stick margarine
1 8oz package cream cheese
1 box (1 lb) powdered sugar
2 tsps vanilla