Category Archives: greens

Mexican Layer Casserole

Date: February 28th Recipe: http://elefantitasalegres.blogspot.com/2016/02/mexican-layer-casserole.html Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Dinners and a several lunches Modifications: Didn’t use the frozen vegetables and used carrots, onion, garlic, and corn instead. We mixed the black beans in with the rice too. Next time I would mix … Continue reading

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African Peanut Soup

Date: February 21st Recipe: http://relishingit.com/2011/10/20/african-peanut-soup/ 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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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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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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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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Salmon Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Date: April 9th 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/03/24/salmon-salad-with-honey-mustard-vinaigrette/ Time to table: 1 hour (give or take – it’s mostly just chopping and assembling but the eggs have to be made, and salmon cooked) Servings: We just did 2 salads Modifications: We broiled the … Continue reading

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Pizza balls

Date: 9/8/2011 Recipe: http://weelicious.com/2011/06/27/pizza-ball-program-2/ Modifications: We used chopped up spinach instead of broccoli, and we added chopped up pepperoni as well. Time to table: 1 hour Servings: We approximately doubled this recipe and made two cake pans of rolls – 32 … Continue reading

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Baked Rotini with Ricotta and Collard Greens

Date: August 20th, 2011 Recipe: http://foodallaputtanesca.blogspot.com/2009/04/baked-rotini-with-ricotta-and-collard.html Modifications: The recipe is confusing a bit because the title says rotini and the picture is of rotini, but the recipe says to use rigatoni or penne. We prefer the rotini and this time (we’ve … Continue reading

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Spinach & black bean enchiladas

Date: August 18th, 2011 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2011/03/07/meatless-monday-chipotle-and-tomatillo-sauced-black-bean-enchiladas/ Modifications: I doubled the amount of cream cheese because we had half of a package left and I wanted to use the whole thing up. Time to table: 75 minutes Servings: 4 adult dinner, 2 … Continue reading

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