What’s For Dinner (No. 164) & Cooking Tips, Too


It was a pretty normal week for cooking.  Nothing exciting, but several new recipes that were all keepers. Monday Jack’s Pepperoni Pizza for me Homemade GF Pizza for David Notes:  I discovered Udi pre-made GF pizza crusts in the frozen section of Wal-mart and they’ve been working well for homemade pizza for David.  You just pull one out of the freezer (they come in packages of two), put on … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 163) & Cooking Tips, Too

Asparagus Falafel (NEW) Mixed Greens with Goat Cheese

I did LOTS of cooking this week – both meals and snacks.  Some of it worked and some of it didn’t! Monday Chicken & Vegetables over Pasta Monday was a crazy day and I didn’t have anything planned and ran out of time.  Unfortunately there weren’t any leftovers in the refrigerator so I had to come up with something.  I sautéed chicken with vegetables and served it over GF pasta.  Not bad for … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 162) & Cooking Tips, Too

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We were busy this week!  I didn’t cook as much as I planned to and the meals I did make were pretty simple – except Sunday’s.  It was time consuming!  But David told me he’d been craving spaghetti & meatballs and chocolate cake so I wanted to make those for him.  He was a happy camper so it was worth the time. So here’s what we had this week. Monday Leftovers Tuesday Pizza Notes:  I … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 161) & Cooking Tips, Too

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This week's menu was a win-win.  We had a combination of old and new and everything was a success.  I don't have many weeks like that! Monday Leftovers Tuesday Potato, Spinach & Cheese Frittata (NEW) Chocolate Zucchini Muffins (NEW) Notes:  My mom and step dad were stopping by around dinnertime and bringing Mr. Goodcents for them and me.  David was at the gym and would be eating when … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 160) & Cooking Tips, Too

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This was a pretty good week for cooking which is a miracle since I went to the grocery store without a menu plan or a grocery list.  I ran out of time and it was either go without or don’t go.  So I went without.  And in case you’re wondering, yes, I overspent and under bought.  But everything turned out okay.  Whew! Hopefully I don’t have to do that again for a … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 159) & Cooking Tips, Too

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Well, it was a busy week and an even busier weekend. We spent most of the weekend at the hospital where our daughter gave birth to her first child, Everly Ruth.  Everly was born Saturday evening weighing 7 pounds 6 ounces and measuring 20 inches long.  Rachel, Andy and Everly are all doing great. Monday Bunless Turkey-Spinach Burgers with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Parmesan Fries Steamed … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 158) & Cooking Tips, Too

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It was a crazy week and an even crazier weekend and that’s why I’m late getting today’s post done.  But here it is. Monday Smoked Sausage & Roasted Vegetables Notes:  This recipe tastes SO good and is really easy to make.  It’s one of our favorites.  I haven’t used smoked sausage a lot and I didn’t realize what I had been missing.  Delicious. Tuesday Creamy Sweet Potato & Wild Rice … [Read more...]