What’s For Dinner (No. 182) & Cooking Tips, Too!

 I didn’t do a lot of cooking this week.  It’s not that I wasn’t willing but we had a lot of leftovers and went out once.  It worked for me! Monday Smoky Tater Hash (NEW) Tuesday Leftovers Wednesday Waldo Pizza Thursday Baked Chicken Red Inca Quinoa Salad NOTES:  This was an extremely simple meal.  I brushed the chicken breasts with olive oil and then sprinkled them with Italian … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 179) & Cooking Tips, Too!

It was pretty much a normal week as far as cooking.  I kept it simple which made things easy.  I won’t complain about that since it was a crazy week otherwise! Monday Baked Salmon Sweet Potato Salad NOTES:  David’s stomach has been bothering him more lately so I was going for light and simple with this meal. Tuesday| Chicken Tacos NOTES:  I boiled chicken, shredded it and then heated … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 178) & Cooking Tips, Too!

I’ve been cooking based on the low FODMAP diet (for IBS) for a while now but we got a little sloppy in the last month or so and added some ingredients back in (onion and garlic to name a few) that have caused problems.  So this past week I tried to keep the menu as low FODMAP friendly as possible.  So here’s what we came up with: Monday Salmon Sweet … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 177) & Cooking Tips, Too!

I’m not sure what happened this week, but I didn’t cook very much.  I guess that’s the way it goes sometimes. Monday Leftovers Tuesday Sweet Potato, Bean and Rice Soup (NEW) NOTES:  David’s not really supposed to have beans but we were experimenting to see if he could handle them.  Nope.  But he loved the soup. Wednesday Leftovers Thursday Maple Roasted Chicken & Acorn Squash … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 176) & Cooking Tips, Too!

I fell back into my temporary bad habit of winging it. Seriously, I hate winging it. I . . . need . . . a. . . list! It turned out okay but it definitely increased my stress level. Here's how the week turned out. Monday Skillet Sausage and Rice (NEW) NOTES: This was a new recipe I found and it was just okay. I won't be making it again. Tuesday Leftovers Wednesday Homemade Pizza NOTES: … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 175) & Cooking Tips, Too!

It’s been a long week!  I did manage to cook some pretty decent meals, though. Here’s what we enjoyed for dinner each night: Monday Tomato Basil Chicken Sausage Stir Fry (NEW) NOTES: This was something I made up using some Tomato Basil Chicken Sausage I picked up at Aldi.  I cut up the sausage, tomatoes, green onion, carrots, spinach and zucchini and served in over gluten free pasta.  … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 174) & Cooking Tips, Too!

This was a pretty normal week around our house.  Oh, wait – except for the part where we had the big kids here quite a bit and watched our four-month-old granddaughter Thursday through Sunday.  I think I did pretty great at cooking since I was exhausted and we were inundated with children! Monday Sweet Potato Hash w/Eggs NOTES: This is a David creation that he makes frequently.  It consists … [Read more...]