Salsa Chicken Bowls

Never go to the grocery store without a list…especially after you have a baby.  I couldn’t remember the ingredients for a new recipe to save my life, and I just got lucky with what I had on hand with this one!  And I was still missing the cilantro.  But, it still tasted great, but theContinue reading “Salsa Chicken Bowls”

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Here is a quick one for you.  Great for potlucks, picnics, or week day lunches.  This is really a no-fuss side that if you can boil water, you should have NO problems giving a try! Ingredients 1 lb rotini pasta, al dente (or your favorite pasta salad pasta) 1 16 oz sundried tomato vinaigrette (IContinue reading “Mediterranean Pasta Salad”

Sweet and Sour Pork

Source: Coleen’s Recipes I asked Nate what he thought about this dish and his exact comment was “It tastes like Chinese takeout…only better?” and then he told me to be sure to make it again.  And he was right, it did taste like Chinese take out only better.  Most of us who love Chinese takeout,Continue reading “Sweet and Sour Pork”

Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Source:  Add a PinchPork is not a staple in our house.  Reason?  Because Nate’s job revolves around pork.  If you saw, touched, smelled, and tasted pork all day, would you ever crave it for a meal?  Don’t think so.  In fact, we often shudder at the thought of eating pork…especially barbecue or ribs.  Every nowContinue reading “Spicy Pork Tenderloin”

Make Now and Freeze For Later

Nesting hit me this weekend.  One day it was in the form of cleaning and the next it took the form of cooking.  Here are the recipes I used to make several casseroles and breakfasts to freeze for later.  And, I have to tell you, having food and meals already taken care of, takes suchContinue reading “Make Now and Freeze For Later”

Don’t Feel Like Cooking Nachos

There has been over a week long stretch of cold, cloudy, and rainy days here.  At first this weather makes you want all the autumn goodies, and then after a week, you get to feeling down right lazy.  -AND- it was Monday, so all we wanted to do was go straight home and to bed,Continue reading “Don’t Feel Like Cooking Nachos”

Recipe Swap: Home Made Salsa

There is nothing that we love more than chips and salsa.  It really never gets old and is always delicious.  The great thing about pigging out on salsa is that it is super healthy for you, so you don’t have to feel guilty about over indulging…except for the chips.  Darn them! So when doing aContinue reading “Recipe Swap: Home Made Salsa”

Tomato Chicken Bake

This is the last dish that I served my mother, aunt, and sister for Mother’s Day.  It concludes my “Low Fodmaps Diet” challenge.  The challenge was to cook an entire meal according to the diet guidelines, but also make dishes that were enjoyable for everyone.  Judging by all the clean plates and all of usContinue reading “Tomato Chicken Bake”

Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad

Sometimes I wonder, are there still good people in this world?  Well last night, my question was answered.  First off, I had a “girl’s night” dinner at The Cheesecake Factory.  It was a much needed girl time that we BOTH needed.  I’d left straight from work, made a stop at the gas station, and headedContinue reading “Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad”