Monthly Archives: February 2011

Meal 16- Teriyaki Salmon with Basil Rice and Broccoli

Three simple foods…made three gorgeous ways!  This meal could not get any more gorgeous.  It is easy to make.  It tastes gourmet.  It is inexpensive.  It is full of nutrition.  Need I say more?  Yes, I do.  All the ingredients can be … Continue reading

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Meal 15- Mama’s Lasagna- Rated A

I did not plan on Mama’s lasagna being rated “A for anyone can make it”.  However, life happened and my rated A for awesome husband stepped up to the plate once again.  With 3 text messages, some thawed out meat, and a … Continue reading

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Meal 14- Pork Pot Sticker Edamame Soup with Egg Rolls- The 2 year-old and 5 year-old open their minds and mouths.

     Several weeks ago Aldi had pork pot stickers on “clearance” in the freezer case.  They were 99 cents for a box of 10 Asian dumplings.  I bought 2 packages.  I threw them in the freezer and then forgot about them.  I also forgot to thaw something … Continue reading

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Meal 13- Chicken Alfredo

Chicken Alfredo is one of the kiddos’ favorites.  You can serve it over any type of noodle.  No need to stick to fettucine, unless you happen to have it on hand.  Tonight I used the last of the box of whole wheat penne for the kids … Continue reading

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Meal 12- Ham and Cheesey Potatoes aka “Comfort Food”

After spending several days with my extended family, it is time to get cooking.  My time away from the kitchen has been spent celebrating and remembering the life of my amazing uncle.  After battling cancer in the most courageous way possible, … Continue reading

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Meal 11- Taco Tuesday (Rated-A)

Keeping it simple tonight.  I worked late tonight, so my husband had dinner patrol.  Once again, we are rated “A” for “anyone can make it”.  Tacos are easy shmeasy, but I’m pretty sure I could have them three times a week and … Continue reading

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Meal 10- Bacon Wrapped Beef Filet with Caprese Salad

They say the easiest way to a man’s heart is through the stomach, I don’t know about my husband… but my heart is feeling gooo–oood tonight.  Want to raise your self-esteem?  Make this super easy meal that is especially gorgeous on the … Continue reading

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