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Roasted Cabbage

Roasted Cabbage

Have you tried roasted cabbage? Think of it as Brussels sprouts’ less-stinky cousin….definitely similar in flavor, but less chance the kiddos will turn up their noses because of the smell. Cabbage is great fresh from the oven, especially the brown and crispy pieces, but the […]

Tomato Vegetable Soup

Tomato Vegetable Soup

There’s nothing better on a chilly winter evening than a steaming bowl of tomato soup along side a grilled cheese sandwich….yum!  This tomato soup is a twist on the classic:  it’s less creamy, has added protein in the form of chickpeas, and plenty of vegetables, […]

Weekly Menu:  12/10/2018

Weekly Menu: 12/10/2018

Monday:  Stuffed Potatoes (similar to this filling, but potatoes instead of peppers) Tuesday:  Stir Fry Wednesday:  Rustic Vegetable Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Thursday:  Spaghetti with Meatballs (pasta and zucchini noodles)

Weekly Menu:  11/26/2018

Weekly Menu: 11/26/2018

Monday:  Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (pasta and zoodles) Tuesday:  BBQ Pork Sliders (pork from this recipe), Roasted Cabbage (similar to this, but sliced thinner), Cauliflower Rice Wednesday:  Darn Good Chili (in the slow cooker) Thursday:  Stir Fry (probably this one), Steamed Broccoli

Weekly Menu:  11/12/2018

Weekly Menu: 11/12/2018

Monday:  Sausage and Brussels Sprouts, Carrots Tuesday:  Cumin Pork Tenderloin, Salad Wednesday:  White Chicken Chili with Sweet Potatoes (from this book) Thursday:  Tacos (ground beef, seasoning recipe here), Black Beans, Cauliflower Rice, Salad

Weekly Menu:  10/15/2018

Weekly Menu: 10/15/2018

(yes, those magnets are farm animals….well, the back-side of farm animals…a fun gift from one of my kids)   Monday:  Marilyn’s Chicken Soup Tuesday:  Pork Ragu, Roasted Potatoes, Mashed Cauliflower Wednesday:  Lettuce Wraps (similar to this) Thursday:  Vegetable Soup and Grilled Cheese

Weekly Menu….on a Wednesday

Weekly Menu….on a Wednesday

Yep, posting my menu on a Wednesday, because that’s the kind of week I’m having…..running late and a little crazy, but it’s all good! Monday:  Leftovers/Out Tuesday:  Kielbasa and Brussels Sprouts Wednesday:  Tacos (ground beef), Black Beans, Salad Thursday:  Shawarma, Cucumber/Tomato salad Friday:  Grill…or we […]

Weekly Menu: Sticky Note Version

Weekly Menu: Sticky Note Version

Over the weekend I planned a whole menu and penciled it into my planner, but come Monday morning I thought, “nope, that’s not what I want for dinner tonight.”  So I rearranged some things and now we have the sticky note version.  Enjoy! Monday:  Spaghetti […]

Cook Once, Eat Twice:  Pulled Pork

Cook Once, Eat Twice: Pulled Pork

My basic slow cooker pulled pork recipe is one of my faves…..not only is it delicious the day you make it (served with a crunchy cabbage salad and roasted sweet potatoes), but it easily fits into several other easy meals.  Make the pulled pork on […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork is one of the easiest and most versatile things you can make and have on-hand in your kitchen.  Buy a 3 to 4 pound pork roast, cook all day in your slow cooker, then freeze it in meal-sized portions to use for later […]