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Cheesy Chicken Subs

Makes 4 servings
*If your kids do not care for mushrooms and onions (mine don't) - just serve the chicken and cheese - or add lettuce or tomato if desired


  • 12 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast halves cut into strips
  • 1 envelope dry Italian salad dressing mix (or Caesar)
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onions
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 submarine sandwich rolls split and toasted
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese


1. Place chicken in a bowl; sprinkle with the salad dressing mix.

2. In a skillet, sauté the mushrooms and onion in oil for 3 minutes.

3. Add the chicken and sauté for 6 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear.

4. Spoon mixture onto roll bottoms; top with cheese.

5. Broil 4" from the heat for 4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Add Sandwich tops and serve.

Serve with Caesar Salad.

Apple Crisp

Makes 10 servings


  • 8 cups peeled tart apples (about 8 medium apples)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • Vanilla ice cream optional


1. In a large bowl, toss the first four ingredients. Pour into a greased 8 inch square baking dish.

2. In a bowl, combine oats, flour, brown sugar, baking powder and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over apple mixture.

3. Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden.

4. Serve warm with ice cream if desired.

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