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. 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. 167) & Cooking Tips, Too

It was a pretty normal week for menu planning and cooking.  I was back in my normal rhythm of menu planning and shopping from a list.  It works much better for me that way!  I envy those of you who can wing it but that is not my gift! Monday Leftovers NOTES:  I planned to make Crock Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken but the chicken wasn’t thawed.  Apparently it takes about three days to thaw a … [Read more...]

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

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 (154) & Cooking Tips, Too!

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. 151)

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. 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...]