What’s For Dinner (No. 155) & Cooking Tips, Too!

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This was an interesting week for cooking.  The budget was tight so I went to the store for just a few necessities.  I didn’t make a list and I didn’t make a menu plan.  It’s extremely rare that I ever do that and I won’t be doing it again any time soon.  I did not choose well and figuring out what to make for dinner was a chore almost every day. But here’s what I came up with. Monday Quick … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (154) & Cooking Tips, Too!

What's For Dinner

We played around with some recipes that were NOT low FODMAP or gluten free this week and the results on David’s stomach were less than ideal.  So this week’s menu/experiment will NOT be repeated. Monday Farmer’s Casserole NOTE:   I love, love, love this casserole.  It is SO good.  You could easily make it ahead and it would freeze well. Tuesday Chicken Baked Sweet Potato Sautéed … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 153)

What's For Dinner

This was the plan: 1- Salmon w/sweet potatoes 2- Chicken & Olives 3- Soy Lemon Chicken, Quinoa, Vegetable 4- Tacos, Cheese Dip, Chocolate Chip Cookies 5- Balsamic Soy Sauce Salmon, Bok Choy, Rice 6- Leftovers 7- Leftovers Here’s what happened: M- Leftovers T- Omelet W- Chicken & Olives (NEW), Green Beans, Wild Rice T- Salmon w/Sweet Potatoes (NEW) F- Tacos S- Leftovers S … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 152)

What's For Dinner

This was a week of cooking less and shopping badly.  I think I was hyper focused on the Super Bowl Party we had and didn’t really pay as much attention to the other meals.  This rarely happens to me, but I didn’t have enough meals planned and my freezer was bare.  It turned out okay but I was really scrambling to figure out what to make for dinner a couple of … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 151)

Dinner Table

I didn’t end up cooking quite as much as usual this week.  We went out a couple of times which was really nice. Monday Dinner @ Danny & Ashley’s Grilled Hamburgers Grilled Hotdogs Tator Tots Broccoli Note:  I had already thawed salmon for dinner and didn’t want to leave it until the next day so I seasoned it with olive oil and season salt and baked it.  David took it in his lunch the … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 150)

Dining Table

I was pretty discouraged about trying to cook gluten-free and low FODMAP but I’m starting to get the hang of it.  This week’s menu was a lot of fun to cook and the recipes were pretty much all hits.  I love weeks like that!!! Monday Mediterranean Chicken & Potatoes (NEW) Salad Cheddar and Herb Biscuits (not GF) Note:  If you need bread for a meal but don’t have much time, these Cheddar … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 149)


I actually went to the store with a decent grocery list last week.  Yay for me!  It’s been a little while.  It was a good food week, well except for one recipe that was iffy.  All the rest were winners, though. Here’s what we had: Monday Christmas Party at The Fish Company Tuesday Baked Salmon Baked Sweet Potato Brussels Sprouts w/Cranberries & Walnuts (NEW) Note:  I drizzled the … [Read more...]