• Family
  • Avocado Chicken Burritos

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    The whole family is in agreement – it feels so so good to be back in the routine of cooking at home! The hours we spent in the car, going back and forth between our permanent neighborhood and our temporary neighborhood nearly every day, really took it out of us and home cooking was one […]

  • Cookbook Challenge
  • Polenta Stuffed Peppers

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    Hard to believe March is almost done! We always start out the month with the next month’s calendar page looking clear and end up with it jam-packed with activities. Next month we will celebrate Ben’s 3rd birthday, start new activities for each kid (Ben is doing tumbling, Tabby ballet), run our 7th (?!!) half marathon, […]

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  • Spinach Cheese Burritos and March Cookbook

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    So I’m already three recipes into the March cookbook, Moosewood’s Simple Suppers and as expected, I’m finding it delightful. Moosewood, for the uninitiated is a fairly famous co-op restaurant in Ithaca, NY. Basically a group of hippies came together to make awesome, tasty, whole food that is frequently vegetarian, though they do use fish here […]

  • Beef/Pork/MEAT
  • Tex Mex Meatloaf

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    Last night we tried the first recipe from Zone Meals in Seconds. I always love it when the first recipe I try from a new cookbook is a winner and this one was a MAJOR winner. Though this is Zone specific, Matt and I both agreed that we would eat it anytime. It’s your basic […]

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  • Fish Tacos

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      A looooong time ago, bloggy buddy Kjersten, who I got to MEET just a couple of weeks ago, wanted to know more about my fish tacos. I am happy to spill!   The fish I use in fish tacos is one of two things: either white fish from the freezer section at Target. Yes, […]

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  • Black Bean Quesadillas

    from: Adapted from Slashfood Ingredients 1 14-ounce package of extra firm tofu 1 1-ounce package of taco seasoning, without MSG 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 15-ounce can of black beans, drained, well rinsed 1 cup vegetable broth Non-stick cooking spray 8 (9-inch) corn or whole wheat soft tortillas 8 ounces of grated part-skim mozzarella Directions […]

  • Chicken/Poultry
  • Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

    from: http://phemomenon.blogspot.com/ Ingredients 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup lime juice (about 2 large limes) 2 teaspoons to 1 Tablespoon chili powder 2 large cloves of garlic, finely minced or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 large breasts), cooked and shredded 12 corn tortillas 2 cups of Mexican cheese blend, […]

  • Beef/Pork/MEAT
  • Mexican Beef & Rice

      adapted from Parenting.com Ingredients 1 envelope taco seasoning mix 1 cup salsa 1 cup corn kernels 1/2 cup lowfat cheese 3/4 pound lean ground beef 1 cup dry instant rice 1 1/2 C water pepper lettuce & tomato to serve Directions In a large skillet, brown ground beef over medium heat for 10 minutes, […]

  • Beef/Pork/MEAT
  • Mexican Beef over Polenta

    from: Parenting Ingredients4 mini­whole-wheat pitas, split 1 cup chopped cooked chicken (such as Perdue) 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 cup frozen corn kernels, defrosted 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese DirectionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Place split pitas on a baking sheet. Put chicken, carrot, corn, and barbecue sauce in […]