Archive | Recipes

20 September 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Planning Our Week (in Food)

Planning Our Week (in Food)

It’s been a long time since I planned out our dinners for the week, but I’ve finally made the time to work on it.  With school starting back and kids activities Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, things have been quite hectic around here.  Here’s what I hope to serve this week… we’ll see how it [...]

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07 March 2010 ~ 12 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Easy Mexican Pasta Bake

While I love Mexican food, I can never get my boys to eat anything other than cheese quesadillas.  Not wanting to make separate dinners for the adults and the children, I discovered away to make it work – Mexican pasta bake. This twist on tacos let’s me enjoy the flavors I love, while also meeting [...]

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24 February 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Help a Girl Out – Please Vote

Help a Girl Out – Please Vote

My Friend Tricia at Once a Month Mom is participating in a contest with The Mushroom Channel. She submitted a photo of mushrooms she took and now people are voting on their favorite photo.  1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes awarded with 1st place getting $100!  Voting ends THIS FRIDAY (FEB 26) so please click the [...]

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25 January 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Happy Monday everyone! So with the crazy work week and all the chaos in the kitchen this weekend (see this blog post), I wasn’t able to whip up anything “mouthwatering” last week. I mentioned this on Twitter last night and my friend Carla generously offered to let me share her slow cooker potato soup recipe [...]

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17 January 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Lentil Soup

Since I am still on a diet, I am trying really hard to find and try healthy recipes that are not only good for me, but that taste good too. This week I thought I would share the recipe for a  low fat/high fiber Lentil soup that I made Sunday night.   I’ve not had [...]

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11 January 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Eggplant Parmesean

I’ve mentioned before that in my quest to eat healthier I am exploring new recipes.  Here’s a tasty recipe for Eggplant Parmesan that I made for my family last week. It serves 6-8 people. INGREDIENTS 2 eggplants 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons water 1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs 1/4 parmesan cheese 1.5 cups tomato sauce of [...]

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03 January 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Black Bean Soup

Now that I am back to dieting, it’s really important for me to adjust both what and how I am cooking.  To get started I turned to SparkRecipes.com, a healthy recipe database from SparkPeople.com. For those of you with iPhones, SparkRecipes has an iPhone app. I love the site because it not only has healthier [...]

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28 December 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Chocolate Mint Mousse

A few weeks ago a representative with Smucker’s emailed me to see if I’d like to try any of their new Limited Edition toppings.  Being a Smucker’s family, I was eager to agree.  A few days later the woman contacted me again, only this time  recipes she sent me a few recipes she thought I [...]

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01 December 2009 ~ 4 Comments

My Chili Brings All the Moms to the Yard

My Chili Brings All the Moms to the Yard

If you read this blog, you know that I am not much of a star when it comes to cooking. Don’t get me wrong, from time to time I’ll have a success or two in the kitchen and share it here on my blog, but for the most part cooking’s just not my strong point. [...]

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26 November 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Recipe for Homemade Cranberry Sauce

One of my favorite things to make during the holidays is fresh cranberry sauce.  As a child I only knew cranberry sauce to come in a can, served in slices. It wasn’t until I was older and creating my own Thanksgiving meals that I learned how to make it from scratch. In honor of Thanksgiving [...]

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02 November 2009 ~ 11 Comments

Homemade Strawberry Banana Waffles

This week’s Mouthwatering Monday post is brought to you by my husband, Marty (aka Mr. Mommy Bits). As a parent, sometimes you get caught between that moment of pride and jealousy when your little one bests you at something. The recipe that follows captures that exact moment. This morning I got up with the boys [...]

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27 September 2009 ~ 6 Comments

Easy Salsa Chicken

A few months ago I discovered a great resource for making quick meals – McCormick Seasoning packets. With my first experience with McCormick Seasonings having gone so well, I was eager to give them another try. This time around I picked up a packet of McCormick’s Salsa Chicken & Rice One Dish Casserole Seasoning Mix. [...]

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24 August 2009 ~ 7 Comments

Easy Recipes: Southwest BBQ Pizza

This week, my husband Marty has generously offered to “guest post” and share his Southwest BBQ Pizza recipe with us for Mouthwatering Monday.  As you know, my husband is the head chef in our household – doing a majority of the creative (non meal in a box) cooking.  Today he’s sharing a recipe for a [...]

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10 August 2009 ~ 10 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Cinamon Rasin French Toast

When it comes to cooking, I want recipes that are both delicious and E.A.S.Y. (I must stress the easy part) Following is a super easy recipe for cinnamon raisin french toast that will leave your family wanting more. It’s a recipe my husband prepared just last week (he’s the real cook in our house) and [...]

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03 August 2009 ~ 24 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Easy White Chicken Chili

Today I am sharing my husband’s easy White Chicken Chili recipe – one of my favorites! As if white chicken chili didn’t have enough kick, my husband’s recipe takes it up a notch by incorporating green chili’s- an ingredient we discovered while living in New Mexico in the mid 1990′s. INGREDIENTS 3 Chicken Breasts, Cubed [...]

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