Monthly Archives: September 2016

Cheddar-Mustard Cheesy Skins

My 9 year old saw this recipe in a magazine and asked me to make it. Making potato skins isn’t as easy as I thought it would be. It takes a good amount of time. Dinner was a little delayed. … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup with Parmesan

You can cook this soup in your slow cooker or on the stove. I chose the stove. I thought this was REALLY good! I’ve eaten leftovers for lunch for two days now, and it’s still good! My kids didn’t care … Continue reading

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Vegan Crab Cakes

I had such high hopes for this recipe. Everything went great until I tried to fry them. These cakes made the oil splatter like nothing I have ever seen. I guess it was the chickpeas? Seriously, I have oil on … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw

I haven’t had Chick-Fil-A slaw in probably 30 years, so I don’t know if this tasted like theirs or not, but it was good! Easy and good. rating: 9 Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw (http://www.shugarysweets.com/) yield: serves 6-8 prep time: 5 minutes, … Continue reading

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Lemony White Bean-and-Arugula Salad

This was a great little side dish and comes together in no time! Husband and I really liked this, my 9 year old liked the onions (!), and my 6 year old liked the beans. I don’t eat arugula too … Continue reading

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Simple Leek Frittata

Wow, this WAS simple, and it was really good! We all liked this (well, except my 6 year old). You can use this basic recipe and change up the veggies, if you want. rating: 9 Simple Leek Frittata (Cooking Light, … Continue reading

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Crazy Creamy Chickpea Curry

I thought this was really bland. Could that be because I left out the red pepper flakes? My 9 year old liked this, and husband thought it was pretty good, but me? Meh. rating: 6 Crazy Creamy Chickpea Curry (All … Continue reading

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Squash and Corn Chowder

This turned out to be really good (and it was even better the next day)! Husband said he could do without the squash (he’s not a fan). This had really good flavor. Nothing much I would change here, except, well, … Continue reading

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Easy 30-Minute Homemade “Chicken” Noodle Soup

This WAS easy! My husband and I loved it, my kids, not so much. I did have to add extra broth because it got too thick. I used Morningstar Farms veggie “chicken” strips in place of real chicken. This was … Continue reading

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Rice Bowl With Fried Egg And Avocado

This dish was so simple, but turned out to be really, really good! My husband’s only complaint was about the brown rice (he prefers white rice). I could see making this regularly, like once a week or so, and varying … Continue reading

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