Archive for March, 2011

Stir Fry Beef with Peppers

I was planning to cook something completely different for dinner, but this Pioneer Woman recipe jumped out at me as I was scanning my google reader this morning.  I had to make a special trip… Read more »

March 30, 2011 | Main Dishes

Creamy Rotisserie Chicken Salad

John wasn’t home for dinner and I’m still EXHAUSTED from our spring break trip to Disney World, so I had a no-cook dinner.   The kids ate the rotisserie chicken as well, but with carrots and… Read more »

March 29, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Fruit Salad and Quick Breakfast Tacos

I got some beautiful blackberries at Sams, but they were so tart! So I made a fruit salad to sweeten them up a bit. Fruit Salad (I can’t see those words without thinking about the… Read more »

March 28, 2011 | Breakfast

Red Beans and Rice

adapted from Southern Living 1  pound  dried red beans 3/4  pound  smoked sausage, thinly sliced 3  celery ribs, chopped 1  red bell pepper, chopped 1  onion, chopped 3  garlic cloves, minced 1-2  tablespoons Creole seasoning… Read more »

March 27, 2011 | Main Dishes

Homemade Granola

  This granola is not exactly low in calories, but it’s so much better than store bought granola.  And you know what’s in it…. I like to eat a handful over Greek yogurt and fruit… Read more »

March 27, 2011 | Snacks & Drinks


2 cloves of garlic 1 can of chickpeas/garbanzo beans drained, liquid reserved 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons tahini* juice of one lemon 1 tablespoon water or liquid from the chickpeas Add the garlic first and… Read more »

March 17, 2011 | Snacks & Drinks

Greek Turkey Meatballs

I actually made these up during naptime and put the cookie sheet in the fridge until dinner.  Then, I just popped them in the oven when it was time for dinner.  Fast, healthy, pretty, and… Read more »

March 15, 2011 | Main Dishes

Feta, Potato, and Rosemary Grilled Pizza

Have you ever grilled a pizza?  You must try it! The dough: I’ve made dough from scratch before and I’ve also used the refrigerated dough, but really, that’s all just too much for a weeknight… Read more »

March 10, 2011 | Main Dishes

Fish Tacos

I love fish tacos, but had never made them before, so I researched a lot of recipes and they all seemed too complicated (not to mention unhealthy with the fried fish and the heavy cream… Read more »

March 9, 2011 | Main Dishes

Lemon Chicken with Rosemary Potatoes

Lemon Chickenboneless, skinless chicken breastssalt and pepperolive oil1 lemon1 tablespoon butter Remember the Pan Roasted Chicken from a couple of weeks ago?  Use the same technique to cook the chicken for Lemon Chicken.  When cooked,… Read more »

March 8, 2011 | Main Dishes