Saturday, September 22, 2012

Week of September 17th, 2012

Pasta salad- 1/2 box pasta, 1 c. chopped ham, 1 c. mayo, 1 c. chopped broccoli, 1T. ranch dressing, salt and pepper, and sliced black olives

Deep Dish Pizza- I had planned to make my sister's chipotle chicken pizza but because of dental appointment drama, we had cheese instead

Impromptu dinner out with the McFarlanes at Five Guys

Kids and babysitters (Kels and Aus) had Chicken Ceasar Salad and Mark and I went to FIVE in Edmonds

*Baked Dijon Salmon

Dinner with the fam at Lunchbox Laboratory . Wow, we went out to dinner a lot this week. Too many good groupons lately! Lunchbox Laboratory was AWESOME!  We will definitely go back!

Snacks
Banana Banana Bread
Eileen's Rice Krispy Treats

*= new recipe

Week of September 10th, 2012

Burrito Pie- one of the first meals Mark ever made for me. Definitely one of the most repeated meals in our house.

Costco Pizza- our go-to family dinner out (other than Chipotle)

Lemon, Chicken, Dill and Orzo- another one of our favorite meals to repeat.

Quinoa Salad- I made this for dinner swap this month.

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches- I used a can of fire roasted tomatoes this time and I liked them a lot!

Dinner at my brothers new place

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Pasta- I loved the flavor but would have doubled the cauliflower

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Week of September 3rd, 2012

Dinner on the patio at Hamburger Harry's in Edmonds. Service was horrible, hamburgers were good and the sandbox for the kids was amazing.

Saisha's birthday dinner/James' night before pre-k dinner- Hot dogs, corn on the cob and watermelon

My dad made a huge pot of Cioppino with seafood from Pike Place Market. What a treat!

Taco salad- lettuce, taco-seasoned ground beef, black beans, avocado, corn, peppers

James' school potluck. We brought this Asian Chicken Orzo dish.

Whidbey Island getaway with the sibs. My sister grilled hamburgers and corn on the cob.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Week of August 27th, 2012

Pumpkin Enchiladas- I made a modified version of this recipe. For the sauce I used the same amount of water but one cup pumpkin, one cup corn salsa from Trader Joes, 1/4 cup black beans and the chili powder.

Dinner at Community Group- Jordan brought dinner this week and she made these amazing Cake Batter Rice Krispy Cupcakes. They were AMAZING. So bad for you. So good.

*Oven Fried Cheese Ravioli- Big thumbs up from the kids and hubby

Slow Cooker Ribs- as tender as always

Dinner at my sister's- she bought yummy brats from Double D Meats. If you live in Seattle and haven't been to this awesome butcher shop- go now! Their meat and prices are awesome.

Teriyaki Bowls with steamed broccoli. Soy-vay marinade.

My dad is in town so one night he made his famous spaghetti sauce.


Snack
*Whole Wheat Apple Scones- Not as amazing as these scones but still tasty and moist for whole wheat. I would make again.

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