A soup that I crave year round, but crave in these quiet, cozy weeks between holidays most of all. It's healthy, hearty, and bright. Basically it's fall sunshine in a bowl. Red lentil soup Olive oil1 white onion, diced2 carrots, diced5 cloves minced garlic8 cups veggie or chicken stock2 cups red lentils1 cup corn2 teaspoons … Continue reading Cozy and Bright Red Lentil Soup.
Well, it's starting to seem like I don't put anything but meal plans on here! But oh well, here it is! The week ahead. May it go smoothly for us all!! Sunday - Chili. My husband makes a very classic version, and it's so good. We pile on corn chips, cheese and onion. I'll get … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Monday - Crockpot Carnitas Rice Bowls. We've gotten a carnitas roast from Aldi a few times before and it is SO good and so easy. You just toss it all in the crockpot and cook like a normal roast. I'll make rice and a side of black beans when I get home from school and … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Monday - Flank Steak, roast brussels & crispy potatoes. My husband makes the best flank steak marinade. I dream about it! Doing Labor Day right and wrapping up summer with all the good stuff. Tuesday - Chicken Enchiladas. We don’t really follow a recipe for this one. Put the chicken in the crock pot in … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Monday - Beef ragú over egg noodles. We’re having this today over parmesan polenta with Caesar salad and garlic bread. We’ll have the leftovers on Monday with egg noodles and more bread for the boys. Tuesday - Taco Soup. A recipe from my mother-in-law. I’ll post the recipe this week on Instagram, but the recipe … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
A few months ago, I put a little question box on Instagram and asked for cookbook suggestions from you guys. I'd like to build up my little cookbook collection, but I'd rather not have cookbooks sitting on my shelf that I don't use. I knew you guys would have the best suggestions, and wow. You … Continue reading Your Favorite Cookbooks.
Pizza night begins on Thursday night for me. After the boys are in bed, the house is cleaned up, the dishes are being whirred clean in the dishwasher, the laundry is tumbling, but generally just before I step into the shower, a little reminder goes off on my phone. *MAKE PIZZA DOUGH*. Yelling at me … Continue reading Pizza Friday. (And Our Favorite Pizza Dough Recipe)
I know, I know. Green beans. Decidedly un-sexy. When I think of green beans, the canned version generally comes to mind. A dull, lifeless grayish green with mystery liquid somehow deeming itself "fresh" for decades to come. Now, let it be known that I'm not above canned green beans. My kids love them. We throw … Continue reading The Best Green Beans I’ve Ever Made.