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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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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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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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 ~ 23 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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25 May 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Last month when Amy and I got together for our Once a Month cooking date, we ended up with an extra jar of Mancini Red Peppers. Well for weeks I have been trying to figure out what to do with these peppers and Thursday night it finally came to me. I would make roasted red [...]

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30 March 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Biscuit Pizzas

    Happy Mouthwatering Monday!  This week I’m sharing a simple and fast way to make pizzas that are sure to be a hit with your kids. We made these over the weekend and both boys loved the novelty of the miniature pizzas. In addition to being a quick fix, the mini pizzas can be made [...]

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23 February 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Pulled Pork BBQ

Happy Mouthwatering Monday!! I know I’ve been absent from MM the last two weeks, but to make up for it, I am sharing one heck of a BBQ recipe!  Last week my husband made the most amazing pulled pork BBQ sandwiches and I am here to share the BBQ love with you! Special shout out [...]

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02 February 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Veggie Quesadillas

Mouthwatering Monday ? Veggie Quesadillas

This week I’m sharing my recipe for my veggie quesadillas. This is another super quick recipe that my boys love. NOTE: I had an awesome photo of them but my camera seems to have eaten it.  Sorry…. INGREDIENTS Whole Wheat Quesadillas 1/2 Bag of Green Pepper, Red Pepper, Onion mix (found in frozen food section) 2 cups shredded cheese – [...]

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26 January 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – PIE!

This week it’s dessert!!!  Since it’s cold out I thought I’d share my Apple Crumble recipe.  This is a simple and tasty dessert, that with prep time, takes about 45 minutes to make. INGREDIENTS 1 (9 inch deep dish pie crust 4 apples – peeled, cored and sliced thin 6 TBSP butter 1/2 cup white sugar [...]

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19 January 2009 ~ 9 Comments

Mouthwatering Monday – Vegan Pasta

Mouthwatering Monday ? Vegan Pasta

  Having just completed a week of preparing only vegan recipes, I wanted to share my favorites with you.  This week I created a pasta dish – that in my opinion – kicks butt.  This recipe is easy to make and is easily made in less than 20 minutes. INGREDIENTS                 1 cup craisins 1 cup [...]

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