Monthly Archives: June 2012

Yam & Split Pea Soup with Tarragon

This soup might have gone over better on a cold winter’s day, but I don’t care. I can eat soup anytime! My daughter (!) loved the pieces of yam, and Toby said that it was “ok”. I thought this had … Continue reading

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Balsamic & Lime Vinaigrette

I checked out Gwyneth’s cookbook last week, and I found a few recipes that really sounded good. This is one of them. Salad dressings are so easy to throw together, I can’t believe we still buy them in stores! I … Continue reading

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Avocado Orange Soup

So…how do you feel about chilled soup? Apparently I am the only one in my family that likes it. Yesterday it was four hundred degrees outside, so I thought chilled soup would be perfect for dinner. Well, I was wrong. … Continue reading

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Lemon-Herb Tofu

This tofu was really good. I would have preferred a more chewy texture than the creamy texture here, but the marinade was what made it so good! My kids didn’t love it like I thought they would, but Toby really … Continue reading

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Barley and Lentil Salad With Goat Cheese

Toby took one bite of this and said “wow, I did not expect this to taste so good!” It really doesn’t look like much, but really, this is delicious. I didn’t have the quick-cooking barley (mine took 1 hour to … Continue reading

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Moroccan Bean Stew with Sweet Potatoes

This is the second recipe from Dreena Burton that I have tried, and wow, does this woman know how to use spices! Again, from the very beginning, I could tell this was going to be good just from how wonderful … Continue reading

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Avocado & Pinto Bean Enchiladas

I knew as soon as the onions and spices started cooking that this was going to be a good dish. Toby and Liam both said that dinner was smelling good! The filling for these enchiladas is SO YUMMY. I had … Continue reading

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Southwestern Twice Baked Potatoes

Helloooo, remember me? Sorry that I have been MIA, but we have a new member of the family! We got the travel call to go to Korea to pick up our daughter, and my husband went (while I stayed home … Continue reading

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