Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Week of September 22, 2014

Grilled Chicken Tzatziki- The cucumber relish took a bit prep ahead of time but was worth it

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup- I thought I would just throw all the ingredients into the crockpot for this but it did not work out :( The orzo swelled up until it was one congealed mass. Not so appealing. I would try this again using the normal stovetop directions

One Pot Pasta- Also a bomb. I didn't watch this close enough (it's not like I have any distractions around right??) and the liquid evaporated and burned on the bottom. Mark said it was fine but I felt like the whole meal tasted burnt.

Cheddar Waffle Breakfast Sandwich- Crazy delicious and about 34987 calories per bite

Chopped Orzo Corn Salad- so many flavors going on in this delicious lemony salad. 5 stars!

Chicken Avocado Lime soup- Simple and tasty. I used 3 cans of broth instead of 4 and only one jalapeno. It was four servings so double if you have a larger family.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Week of September 15, 2014

Aidell's Apple Chicken Sausages and Asparagus

Chicken Zucchini Casserole- not our usual kind of cooking (can of cream of chicken soup and a box of stovetop stuffing mix are two ingredients) but the pinterest picture lured me in and it was indeed, delicious

Meatloaf- Pioneer Woman's recipe. I'm usually not a meatloaf fan but this one is wrapped in bacon. So there ya go.

Turkey Bagel Burgers- This quote alone made me want to make these:  "if you dress it up just right, a turkey burger can be a nice change of pace and—theoretically, anyway—a nice little foray into healthy eating, unless of course you serve said turkey burger on a very large bagel with a goat cheese spread, avocado, and next to a pile of homemade fries."

Spicy Pasta Salad with Smoked Gouda and Summer Fruit and Halloumi salad- both delicious. One last weekend of temperatures in the 80s made me excited to put a couple of salads on the menu.

Spinach Artichoke Pasta

Roasted Pear and Chocolate Scones

Week of September 7, 2014

This week was so overwhelming, getting used to the new school schedule, that dinners were very quick and easy!

Butternut Squash Ravioli from Costco


Spinach Salad


Maple- Glazed Pork Tenderloin and slow cooker mashed potatoes

Costco pizza at the beach

Cornbread Salad

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Week of August 25, 2014

Veggie night! Green salad, roasted asparagus and fruit salad

$5 Burrito Tuesday night at Cafe Rio


Back to school BBQ

Oven baked zucchini fries, pasta with butter and cheese, steamed green beans and fruit salad

Dinner at Becky's

Dinner at Jackie's

Week of August 18, 2014

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Spinach/egg/bacon salad

Romaine/pear/grape/raisin/goat cheese/walnut salad

Grilled Cheese tomato soup

Asian Turkey Burgers

Turkey BBQ meatballs

Week of August 4, 2014

Hamburgers and Fries

Pizza from whole foods (B1G1 Tuesdays)

Chicken Cesar Salad

Pasta with sausage and broccoli- James requested this meal

Laramas brought over pizza

Green chili pork from Costco

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Week of July 21st, 2014- a week of Trader Joes recipes

Going Green Rotoni- simple and nutritious

Dijon Maple Chicken Thighs- VERY tender

Mini Turkey Meatloaves- kids didn't  like these so Mark ate them 4 days in a row as leftovers :)

Ham and Brie Sandwiches- easy week night dinner

Taquito-lada Casserole- what's not to love??

Bool Kogi and Kimchi Pizza- this is worth repeating! I left out the kimchi


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