Monthly Archives: September 2017

Quick “Beef” & Barley Soup

This was pretty good! My only gripe is that the veggies weren’t soft enough. I hate celery, but can eat it cooked. This celery was still a little crunchy. I don’t know why I don’t cook with barley more. It’s … Continue reading

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Kale & White Bean Potpie with Chive Biscuits

Wow, this was so good! My 10 year old didn’t like it, but my 7 year old actually ate the “leaves” (the kale). Other than the chopping, this was relatively easy, and hey, I made biscuits! I could have left … Continue reading

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Mom’s Chili

It was almost 90 degrees outside yesterday, and I decided to make chili. But it was good! My 10 year old said it was in my top 3 best chili dishes ever! I used two bags of Quorn Grounds in … Continue reading

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Cream of Tomato Soup

Argh, I really wish I had a Vitamix. I can never get my soups creamy enough. In any case, this soup was tasty! I served it with the obligatory grilled cheese. rating: 9 Cream of Tomato Soup (http://www.djfoodie.com)   serves … Continue reading

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Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This was pretty good! My 7 year old didn’t love it, but that was expected. Easy! rating: 9 Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich (All Recipes magazine, Sept./Oct. 2017) Makes 1 sandwich Ingredients: 2 slices Italian bread 1 tablespoon softened butter, divided … Continue reading

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Burrito Pie

This recipe is similar to this one. This was pretty good! I used Gardein Beefless Ground in place of meat, and I made sure to get vegetarian refried beans. We all liked this! I do have to say, it’s not … Continue reading

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Chicken and Spinach Lasagna Alfredo

I never get pasta with alfredo sauce, so this was very rich to me, but it was good! And super easy. The only thing is that does take a little while to make. Everyone here liked this. I used Beyond … Continue reading

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