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
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
Despite it being September, in Arizona it is still hot as ever. While I’m glad it’s no longer 110+ every day, I look forward to the days where it will dip below 90 more frequently. The other day I went to the store when I was very hot and thirsty and came out with sorbet… Continue reading A Summer Treat
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!
I love sauces. I mean when you can’t eat meat and cheese, flavoring your food can go a long way to make a meal enjoyable. As someone with a milder case of PKU, I sometimes don’t even think about the Phe in sauces and seasonings. But I know many people have to count things like… Continue reading Phe in Sauces