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Pinterest Recipes

I whipped up a few recipes that I found on pinterest. I always like hearing if a recipe is really as great as it seems. So here is my analysis of a few recent recipes. Cheesy Onion Casserole – aka French Onion Casserole Not sure why I thought this would be a good thing, except … Continue reading

Top 10 Pinterest Recipes of 2012

Oh, Pinterest. What did we do before Pinterest? I love finding new recipes and trying new things. This year we tried lots of new recipes – many of them I found thanks to Pinterest. Here are a few of my recent favs! 1. Kale Chips  2. Baked Spinach Dip Mini Bread Bowls 3. Beer Crock Pot Chicken 4. Oven … Continue reading

Pinterest Projects

Last night I tried out some pinterest projects. I don’t know about any of you, but I can’t seem to find my motivation in the kitchen lately. Nothing sounds good – or rather everything sounds good – but I don’t have the energy or motivation to make anything. Plus, once the kitchen is clean I … Continue reading

Favorite Meals and Recipes

Favorite Meals and Recipes

Our September calendar is FULL! When I sat down to do menu planning for the month I realized that we will only have about 15-20 dinners at home due to work schedules, events, work conferences and being out of town. Here is the list of our 15 favorite meals – with recipes – for September. … Continue reading

Meal Planning – Part 2

Meal Planning – Part 2

In my first meal planning post I walked through these steps: Checking the calendar for days that I needed meals – indicating which days I need quick, no prep meals I put together a list of my favorite meals and recipes I created my grocery list by going through my recipes for the meals I … Continue reading

Meal Planning

Meal Planning

I may have mentioned that I’m in a money group. A few ladies and I meet about once a month and our goal is to feel empowered when it comes to building our personal wealth. We talk about debt, credit ratings, IRA’s and Roth IRA’s, money market accounts, living wills, etc. Mostly we are all … Continue reading

Recipe: Cauliflower Mash and Tater Tots

Recipe: Cauliflower Mash and Tater Tots

Do you ever stand in the produce section of your grocery store trying to figure out what kind of veggie to eat? I get in a serious rut when it comes to food selection. Last year I was an endless edamame eater. For a long time, other than green beans, Seth would only eat asparagus. … Continue reading

Recipe: Baked Zucchini Sticks

Recipe: Baked Zucchini Sticks

I found this lovely recipe on pinterest (where else!) and tried it out last week. And I loved it! It’s great to add to an entree or just for a snack. Usually I come home from work and want a little after-school snack – and this was a perfect option. Not only was it easy … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

I’ve never had gnocchi before. Is that weird? Am I the only one who has never had it? And is it more odd that I’ve never had it but when I saw this recipe from 33 Shades of Green that I just had to try it – THAT DAY?! Anything with riccota has to be … Continue reading

Runza

When I think of yummy comfort food – I think of Runza’s. Problem is, lots of people have no idea what I’m talking about. We have Runza restaurants in Nebraska, Kansas and even in Colorado. But no where else to my knowledge. If you know what a Runza is, don’t you find it difficult to … Continue reading