Last week there was a day when I wasn’t sure if I had enough ingredients to make dinner, but I really didn’t want to go to the store with two little munchkins. So I got creative and made homemade spaghetti sauce for the first time. I had pasta, meatballs, canned tomatoes and frozen veggies at… Continue reading Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
It’s not what’s on your table, but who is around it that counts. Yesterday I attempted to make home-made boiled dumplings for the first time. This is something my family did and still does every year at New Year’s Eve, and it has become my all-time favorite holiday tradition. As a young adult, my Dad… Continue reading Chinese Dumplings – a Family Experience
Today at the grocery store, bell peppers were on sale, so I decided we would have fajitas tonight. I also had ingredients for pico de gallo, so I decided to give that a try. For the protein meal, I did a really easy salsa verde chicken in the crock pot. Fajitas are really simple. I… Continue reading Fajitas con Pico de Gallo
My friend who is from Peru brought a potato beet salad to a church BBQ recently. (Yes, in Arizona we can have barbecues in January) It was so good! I decided to try making it. She didn’t have a recipe so I found some online. I mostly followed this one, though I left out the… Continue reading Ensalada Rusa Peruana
This is what I had for dinner tonight! I made crock pot white chicken chili for my husband and daughter. I decided to invent something similar (sort of) for myself. Here I go with a rough recipe! 1 can tomato soup + 1 1/2 cans water 1 tsp chicken Better Than Bouillon 1 tsp… Continue reading Taco Soup Invention
This was one of those spur-of-the-moment cooking experiments that was a success! I was making my husband enchiladas, which I can’t eat. Normally I make myself some mexi-rice for this meal, but I had run out of time to cook rice, and I even felt too lazy to cook low-pro pasta. I had some cabbage… Continue reading Cabbage Burritos!
Hi everyone! It’s been a while. I guess I got pretty busy with the holidays and traveling. This meal was actually inspired by a comment on my page about making ziti bake for protein-eating family with a low-protein version on the side. Sounded good! The protein version I made was inspired by this recipe: Taste… Continue reading “Ziti” Bake