Archive for February, 2012
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Pasta with Cannellini Beans and Kale

For real, I am finally using up all this kale.  Good grief; I’m taking a vacation from kale starting tomorrow! This is a super quick recipe that’s packed with protein, too.  Love that. The kids… Read more »

February 28, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Lemon Parmesan Kale Salad

It’s a raw kale salad. I know you’re thinking, “raw kale?? I don’t think so.”  Stay with me here; I was hesitant, too.  Add a big squeeze of lemon juice, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, olive… Read more »

February 27, 2012 | Soup and Salad
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Southwest Chicken Salad

This is basically a taco salad, but a healthy one. Go easy on the cheese, sour cream, and chips, though!  To get the kids to eat it, I just served everything individually.  Now if only… Read more »

February 24, 2012 | Soup and Salad
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Cranberry Maple Granola

Tonight for dinner we had sandwiches, so I won’t bother you with that “recipe”.  Instead, I’ll tell you about this delicious granola I made the other day as a hostess gift for a friend.  We… Read more »

February 23, 2012 | Breakfast, Snacks & Drinks
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Fat Tuesday Pancakes

I had something else planned for dinner.  Then a thousand things happened this afternoon and I couldn’t pull it together in time.  Uh oh. Starving family! And then I remembered something I heard about on… Read more »

February 22, 2012 | Breakfast
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Farfalle with Artichokes and Kale

Need a quick dinner?  Here ya go.  Waiting for the pasta to boil takes longer than anything else. If you can get someone to clean the kitchen for you, you’ll be sitting down to the… Read more »

February 16, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

I’ve told you about these beans before.  My kids LOVE them.  We all do, actually, but when I find something the kids really like that is healthy and delicious, I tend to cook it a… Read more »

February 13, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Easy Chicken and Dumplings

It may come as a surprise to you Southerners, but until a couple of years ago I had never eaten chicken and dumplings (or chickn n’ dumplins, as they say).  Neither my mother nor my… Read more »

February 12, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken

I’m not calling this recipe Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic like the original recipe does because 1) I didn’t count the garlic cloves exactly as I put them in, and 2) it’s nothing like… Read more »

February 1, 2012 | Main Dishes