Menu Monday: 1/9/12

9 Jan
Today is the beginning of a month-long Paleo Challenge at my gym.  I’ll explain a bit more on that later, but first, here’s the menu for this week: Monday:  Steak Tacos (lettuce wraps for me) Tuesday:  Chicken Gruyère (roasted chicken ... Read more »

Menu Monday: 1/2/12

2 Jan
Here’s our dinner menu for the week: Monday:  Chili Verde (in the crock pot) Tuesday:  Pad Thai (trying a new recipe from a new cookbook, Well Fed) Wednesday:  Spaghetti (zucchini “noodles” and homemade sauce) Thursday:  Albondigas (another new one for ... Read more »

Steak Tacos

31 Dec
Steak tacos are a family favorite at our house, whether I’m cooking for just our family or for a crowd.  Flank steak is a readily available and inexpensive cut of meat.  When cooked all day in the slow-cooker, it makes ... Read more »

Balsamic Pork Chops

31 Dec
I found this recipe in a magazine years ago and it’s a family favorite and the base for several variations.  My kids love this….and I’ve recently had to start doubling it in order for all of us to have our ... Read more »

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Muffins

31 Dec
I’ve mentioned before that we’re ditching boxed breakfast cereal…so there have been lots of experiments with new breakfast foods.  One such experiment was this recipe from Cheeseslave. If you’re trying to eliminate gluten (really, all grains) from your diet then coconut flour can be a ... Read more »

Marilyn’s Chicken Soup

31 Dec
You can’t beat this soup on a chilly evening.  It’s my very favorite…..partly because it’s really, really good, and partly because it’s a recipe from a sweet friend.  I smile every time I make it…and usually send her a quick ... Read more »

Chili Verde

31 Dec
This is a variation of Everyday Paleo‘s chili verde…..just a few tweaks here and there.  If you know me well, you know that I never follow directions/recipes just as they are written. I like to wing it, try my own thing, ... Read more »

Well, Hello!

31 Dec
I just moved my tumblr site to WordPress.  My techie-husband tells me this will work better, and I tend to believe him since he’s the one with the computer science degree.  My fashion merchandising degree is much better suited to, ... Read more »