Category Archives: garlic

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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Tortellini with kale pesto and peas

Date: August 6th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/06/09/tortellini-with-kale-pesto-and-peas/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners worth Modifications: I used more kale and more peas than it called for, I just used an entire bunch of kale because I didn’t want any leftover. Ben: Like Erin: Like … Continue reading

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jalapeño cheddar chicken burgers with guacamole

Date: August 5th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/07/10/jalapeno-cheddar-chicken-burgers-with-guacamole/ Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: Four burgers Modifications: Nothing, actually, I followed the recipe rather closely for once. Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie: Like, eventually Luke: Dislike Notes: Once Annie actually tried these, she liked them, but both kids were … Continue reading

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Pork Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Date: June 19th, 2014 Recipe: http://addapinch.com/cooking/2013/08/20/pulled-pork-stuffed-poblano-peppers-recipe/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: three stuffed poblano peppers, halved Modifications: I wanted the stuffing to be a little creamier, so I mashed up a can of cannellini beans and then added the remaining ingredients. After mixing … Continue reading

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Barbecued Chicken

Date: June 8th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/08/07/barbecued-chicken/ Time to table: 90 minutes Servings: two adults, two toddlers + left over chicken Modifications: I used a package of thighs and a package of  drum sticks, since they didn’t have a whole cut up chicken. Both … Continue reading

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Key West Grilled Chicken with Cilantro-Lime Cauliflower Rice

Date: May 27th, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2012/06/25/key-west-grilled-chicken-with-cilantro-lime-cauliflower-rice/ Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: two adults, two toddlers Modifications: None, actually Ben: Love Erin: Like Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: A little time consuming for a weeknight meal, but I made the mango salsa a little earlier, … Continue reading

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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Date: April 8th 2014 Recipe: http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2014/04/01/tuna-noodle-casserole-recipe/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: A full 13×9 pan, so we’ll have plenty for lunches/leftovers, which is nice. Modifications: Didn’t use mushrooms (don’t like them) or the potato chips (didn’t want to buy a … Continue reading

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Tortellini chili

Date: 3/12/2014 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2014/03/tortellini-chili.html Modifications: I used crushed tomatoes instead of diced and only used ~ 2 cups of broth because I like thicker chilis. Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: Dinner and a couple lunches Ben: Like Erin: Like … Continue reading

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