Author Archives: erin

Brussels sprouts risotto

Date: March 13 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/risotto-with-brussels-sprouts-and-browned-butter/ Time to table: Over an hour (no exaggeration – with chopping the brussels sprouts and onion it’s really probably 90 minutes. Risotto is always time consuming but the added steps of browning the butter and sautéing … Continue reading

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Thai Peanut Salad

Date: February 8th Recipe: https://onceamonthmeals.com/recipes/gluten-free-dairy-free-thai-peanut-salad/ Time to table: 30 minutes (?) Maybe less. I got interrupted a few times. Servings: 5 adult servings Modifications: I shredded my own cabbage and used probably more than it called for, also added 2 grated carrots. I … Continue reading

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Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder

Date: October 5 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2011/11/crock-pot-chicken-corn-chowder.html Modifications: Added some celery, and a few more carrots than called for Servings: Many – will feed our family of 4 for 2 nights and probably get a few lunches out of it too Time to … Continue reading

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Cruciferous Crunch with quinoa and chickpeas

Date: July 21st Recipe: -2 cups cooked quinoa (I always prepare using chicken broth) -1 can drained chickpeas -1 bag Trader Joe’s cruciferous crunch -Salt and Pepper -Juice of 2 lemons -Optional – toasted almond slices (I did not have … Continue reading

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Chicken wraps with guacamole and black bean salsa

Date: June 1 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/01/11/roasted-chicken-wraps-with-black-bean-salsa-and-guacamole/ Modifications:  I just used this as an idea – purchased the black bean salsa, got spinach wraps, spinach, sauteed chicken, and made guacamole like I usually make it. (I use 3 avocados, one roma tomato, 1/2 red … Continue reading

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Simple Chicken Curry

Date: April 28 Recipe: http://navigatingthemothership.blogspot.com/2015/04/5-minute-chicken-curry-with-spicy.html Modifications:  Had chard for the greens, didn’t use hot sauce. Used previously cooked and frozen shredded chicken as Laura did. Time to table: Probably a half hour or more because I forgot to cook the rice, which frequently … Continue reading

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Chicken Power Bowls

Date: March 30, 2015 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/02/19/chicken-power-bowls-with-crispy-baked-garbanzo-beans/ Modifications:  Subbed feta for the goat cheese, pumpkin seeds for pistachios, and the dressing got kind of chunky after being in the fridge for a few days so I ended up using store-bought balsamic which was … Continue reading

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Chicken Apple Salad

Date: December 7th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/10/02/harvest-apple-salad-with-grilled-chicken-and-candied-pecans/ Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: Dinner for all of us, lunch for me for 2 more days (depends on the amount of greens you have I guess) Modifications: Feeling lazy tonight after getting our Christmas tree, so we … Continue reading

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Tomato Meatball Soup

Date: October 30, 2014 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2014/09/24/tomato-soup-with-chicken-pesto-meatballs-and-pasta/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: 6 adults Modifications: I used a very large onion, 2 carrots, and 3 stalks celery, and I think we also had more meatballs because I just used some pesto from the … Continue reading

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Mac and Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli

Not exactly the most appealing picture, forgot to take one before dinner was completely over. Date: October 9, 2014 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2014/09/cheesy-baked-shells-with-broccoli-and.html Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 30 minutes baking Servings: 8-10 adults Modifications: None Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Luke: Like … Continue reading

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