Archive for April, 2011

Crock Pot Pintos

It’s crazy how much my kids love these beans.   We like them, too! Crock Pot Pintos 1 pound of dried pinto beans 1 ham hock/bone (I often leave this out if I don’t have it)… Read more »

April 28, 2011 | Main Dishes

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

You’re going to have to trust me that this salad is fabulous.  The picture looks kind of gross, I know. Like raw chicken….I made the salad and then some things came up and it had… Read more »

April 27, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

No food reminds me of the 80s more than stuffed mushrooms.  I loved them, so my mom made them a lot.  I don’t remember what she put in them except bread crumbs, mushrooms, and cheese,… Read more »

April 26, 2011 | Main Dishes

Santorini Salad with Roasted Shrimp

After a weekend of Cadbury eggs and Peeps, it was so nice to have a light salad for dinner.  It’s basically a Greek salad sans olives (I don’t like them so I leave them out),… Read more »

April 25, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Potato and Mushroom Frittata

Got a bunch of leftovers in the fridge?  Then it’s the perfect night for a frittata.  You can put anything in it and it works, and it’s really fast.  You can also serve a frittata… Read more »

April 25, 2011 | Breakfast, Main Dishes

Roast Beef with Thyme and Sage Roasted Carrots

I made Slow Cooker Roast Beef , Thyme and Sage Roasted Carrots, and Smashed Potatoes with chives for dinner.  I’m not a huge fan of cooked carrots, but I decided to give these a try. … Read more »

April 19, 2011 | Main Dishes

The Best Chocolate Cake

Hershey’s Chocolate Cake This is my super secret favorite chocolate cake recipe.  So secret that it comes from the back of the Hershey’s cocoa box.  It’s almost as fast as a cake mix, but tastes… Read more »

April 18, 2011 | Desserts

Cranberry Apple Quinoa Salad

I was going to make a kind of Greek quinoa salad with tomatoes and cucumbers, but I totally forgot tomatoes at the store this week.  No way am I going back to Wal Mart for… Read more »

April 12, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Lemon Pepper Salmon with Steamed Asparagus

This was such a quick and healthy dinner.  My legs are still recovering from the half marathon I ran yesterday, so I was happy to stand for only 22 minutes to cook dinner!! Lemon Pepper… Read more »

April 11, 2011 | Main Dishes

Tips for Healthy Eating Out

I love to go out to eat.  At least, I used to, before I had toddlers.  Eating out with a toddler is an experience I try to avoid at all costs…And Chuck E Cheese?  Well,… Read more »

April 8, 2011 | Miscellaneous