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Green Enchiladas

Green Enchiladas

We to have a few low-maintenance dinners in the mix around here. I love this Americanized enchilada recipe because all I have to do is mix a few ingredients together and pop it in the oven. I also like that this can be vegetarian or meaty very easily: either put … Read the rest

Veggie Samosas

Veggie Samosas

One of my favorite things to get at a local Mediterranean restaurant is veggie samosas. They’re delicious, but they’re about $15 a plate. I knew I could make enough for my whole family (with leftovers) for that amount, so I used my taste buds and a bit of Internet research … Read the rest

Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Cheesy Broccoli Rice

We’ve got some picky eaters in this house (mostly Jake), so one of my major goals in life is to get veggies into tummies. I’ve found the solution to this: cook veggies along with a variety of other ingredients, so that they take on the flavor of the dish. Jake … Read the rest

Savory Sunday Vol. 6

Savory Sunday

Welcome to the meal plan and reality for last week!

The Plan

Sunday | Breakfast for Dinner
Monday | Sage Rubbed Pork w/ Warm Apple Slaw, Pea Risotto with Squashy Souffle
Tuesday | Paninis & Chips
Wednesday | Very Dairy Potato Soup
Thursday | Frozen
Friday | Crispy Tilapia in a Read the rest

Very Dairy Potato Soup

Very Dairy Potato Soup

It’s getting warm really fast here in Kansas City, so we thought we’d give one of our favorite winter recipes one more go before the heat waves roll in. We really love soups, and this baked potato soup–which is really more about the dairy than the potatoes– is our favorite … Read the rest

Savory Sunday Vol. 5

Savory Sunday

As usual, this week’s meal planning didn’t go exactly as expected…

The Plan

Sunday | Creamy Chicken Apple Chili
Monday | Sage Rubbed Pork w/ Warm Apple Slaw (lunch), leftovers (dinner)
Tuesday | Pea Risotto with Squashy Souffle
Wednesday | Salads
Thursday | Spagetti
Friday | Frozen
Saturday | Ham and Pea … Read the rest

Ham and Pea Frittata

Ham and Pea Frittata

I’m constantly on the lookout for recipes that sneak veggies into my picky eaters. I’ve found that eggs and cheese are good vessels for getting those veggies in, and this frittata recipe has plenty of both! Frittata is super yummy: it’s like quiche without the crust. The last time I Read the rest

Bacon Wrapped Turkey Meatballs

Bacon Wrapped Turkey Meatballs

On Thursday I set out to make spaghetti and meatballs at Eliza’s request. I try not to use a whole lot of red meat around here, so I picked up ground turkey instead.

When Jake came home from work and saw me mixing the ingredients, he looked in the bowl … Read the rest

Savory Sunday Vol. 3

Savory Sunday

Welcome to last week’s meal plan and reality! Here’s what we thought was going to go down dinner-wise last week:

The Plan

Sunday | Dinner at Beth’s
Monday | Spinach Stuffed Chicken w/ Roasted Cauliflower
Tuesday | Chicken Caesar Salad
Wednesday | Meatloaf, Au Gratin Potatoes, and Peas
Thursday | Chicken Tetrazzini … Read the rest

Savory Sunday Vol. 2

Savory Sunday

We go grocery shopping as a family every Sunday with the week’s meals all planned out. This week’s meal planning went almost exactly as planned! Wah-hoo!

The Plan

Sunday | Stir-fry (lunch), Pizza Bruschetta
Monday | Cider Pork Stew
Tuesday | Noodles and Company
Wednesday | Spinach Calzones and Scrambled Eggs
Thursday … Read the rest