You can make croutons! In a bowl, add the Jiffy corn muffin mix, 1/2 cup grated cheese and 1/2 cup milk.
Add some Italian Seasoning to the mix.
Spread in a 9-in. square pan that has been lined with foil and sprayed with PAM.
Place in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes.
Remove from oven and set heat to 300 degrees.
Lift cornbread from pan using the foil. Cut into 1-inch squares.
Spread cubes on ungreased baking sheet for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
Toss with a nice big salad of romaine, tomatoes and red onion and your choice of dressing.
You can make a pizza!
Coat a round pizza pan with PAM. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cook 1 pound of ground beef until no longer pink and add 1-1/2 cups of medium salsa.
In a medium bowl, stir 1 package Jiffy corn muffin mix with 1-1/2 cups of flour, 1 egg and 2/3 cup of milk. This will form a stiff batter.
Press mixture onto the pizza pan with hands that have been sprayed with PAM.
Spoon beef mixture on top of cornbread shell.
Top with a can of Mexicorn (drained).
Bake for 15 minutes until the crust is golden.
Sprinkle with shredded taco spiced cheese and bake 5 more minutes to melt cheese.
Remove from oven and dollop with sour cream and chopped green onions and guacamole.
You can make a pot pie!
Coat 6 ramekins with PAM; place on a baking sheet.
In a large bowl, combine 3 cups of chopped cooked chicken, 1 package of frozen mixed vegetables (thawed), 1 jar of fat free chicken gravy and 1/2 cup of fat free half and half.
In another bowl, combine the Jiffy corn muffin mix, 1/2 cup fat free half and half, 1 egg and 2 Tbsp finely chopped parsley.
Divide the chicken mixture among the 6 ramekins and top each with the corn bread batter.
Bake for 35 minutes until bubbly and the crust looks golden.
Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
So there you have it! Three quick and easy ways to make some inexpensive and healthy meals!