Author Archives: erin

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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BBQ Turkey Meatballs with Cheddar Corn Quinoa Salad

Date: October 2, 2014 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2014/08/bbq-turkey-meatballs-over-cheddar-corn.html Time to table: 45 minutes, some is baking time Servings: One dinner and an adult lunch Modifications: None Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Love meatballs, did not like quinoa Luke: Love meatballs, so-so on quinoa Notes: This was a … Continue reading

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Greens Pasta

Date: August 11th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/04/great-greens-pasta/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: We’ll get one dinner and 4 individual lunches out of this Modifications: Stuck to the recipe pretty closely, did not use whole wheat pasta because try as I might, it still … Continue reading

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Chicken Taco Salad

Date: May 5th, 2014 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2013/07/chicken-taco-salad/ Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 4 salads Modifications: Lots – I knew the kids wouldn’t eat plain avocado and tomatoes, so I made guacamole instead (just avocado, red onion, tomatoes, cilantro). We used chicken thighs. Just sauteed … Continue reading

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Orange Beef and Broccoli

Date: May 1, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/04/21/lighter-orange-beef-and-broccoli/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Probably 4 adults Modifications: None intentional, BUT Ben for SOME REASON did not get the orange so there was no orange zest in the sauce so it wasn’t very “orangey” – I was … Continue reading

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Brie and Blackberry Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/03/17/brie-blackberry-grilled-chicken-sandwiches/ Time to table: 30 mintues Servings: However many you want to make 🙂 Modifications: Yeah didn’t really follow the directions here 🙂 Used pretzel buns from whole foods (were too tough, but delicious), didn’t butterfly the chicken. The brie we got was … Continue reading

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