Category Archives: cilantro

Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Curry

Date: May 1st, 2017 Recipe: Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: A full dinner with some leftovers for lunches Modifications: None Erin: Like Ben: Like Kids: Annie and Luke not so much (scary new food!), Charlie enjoyed it. Notes: I made the curry … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 2nd, 2017 Recipe: Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: Didn’t make the fried tortilla strips and just used tortilla chips instead because we have kids. I also made some white rice … Continue reading

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Black bean, corn, tomato, avocado salad

Date: June 17th Recipe: Time to table: 20 minutes or so Servings: Depends on if it’s a side or a main dish I guess? 4? Modifications: Just used frozen corn and microwaved it a bit. Also, kind of ran out of … Continue reading

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Fish tacos with mango salsa and avocado cream

Date: June 4th and June 17th Recipe: Time to table: Tough to say, because we were making a lot of other stuff at the same time – I’d say probably 30 minutes for just this part of it. Servings: 4 … Continue reading

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African Peanut Soup

Date: February 21st Recipe: Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners and a couple lunches Modifications: I used kale instead of spinach because I had some I needed to use up. The recipe calls for 2 cups of crushed tomatoes, I just used … Continue reading

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Thai Peanut Salad

Date: February 8th Recipe: 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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Chicken wraps with guacamole and black bean salsa

Date: June 1 Recipe: 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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BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad

Date: May 4th Recipe: Modifications:  I added a sautéed onion because we had half of one in the fridge, and I added paprika, garlic powder, and salt to the mix. Time to table: 30 minutes, we already had the shredded chicken … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Ranchero Chicken

Date: February 9th, 2015 Recipe: Time to table: 45 minutes for the sauce, prepared one day earlier. 30 minutes prep time after the chicken cooked in the crock pot all day. Servings: About two dinners worth Modifications: Used chicken thighs instead … Continue reading

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Turkey Cranchiladas

Date: December 1st, 2014 Recipe: Time to table: 1 hour Servings: 9 enchiladas. Dinner and several lunches Modifications: Skipped the hot sauce, because kids. Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: We were both shocked that the kids ate these as they are … Continue reading

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