Category Archives: ginger

Farro & Brussels Sprouts Soup

Date: January 20th Recipe: https://www.acouplecooks.com/cozy-farro-brussels-sprouts-soup/ Time to table: Well not gonna lie, it took me like an hour to chop everything, but I’m not very quick. Shredding brussels sprouts takes forever! I could have streamlined but I had nothing else to … Continue reading

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Korean BBQ Yum Yum Bowls

(I’m going to go back and post a lot of meals I had taken pictures of over the past few months – most Ben made so he can come and modify these posts if he made any changes that I … Continue reading

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Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Curry

Date: May 1st, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/creamy-thai-sweet-potato-curry 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: http://flavorrd.com/2014/03/chicken-tortilla-soup/ 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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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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Beef Stir Fry with Snow Peas

Date: June 2nd, 2014 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2010/10/beef-with-snow-peas/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: two adults, two toddlers + 1 lunch Modifications: Left out the red pepper, cause yeah. I had a large enough skillet and we cut the recipe back a bit, so I cooked … Continue reading

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Crockpot chicken and veggies

Date: 1/18/2012 Recipe: http://mamaandbabylove.com/2011/04/05/freezer-cooking-with-slow-cooker-recipes/ Modifications: We halved the amount of chicken from 2lbs to 1lb, just because it seemed like a lot of chicken. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 8 hours crockpot Servings: 2 adults, 1 toddler Ben: Like Erin: … Continue reading

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Curried lentil and sweet potato soup

Date: 1/8/2012 Recipe: http://denueva.blogspot.com/2011/11/curried-lentil-and-sweet-potato-soup.html Modifications: I forgot to add the diced bell pepper, whoops. Nicki forgot the carrots, so between the two of us we have a full meal 🙂 We also used the immersion blender to thicken the soup up. … Continue reading

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Slow cooker chicken tikka masala

Date: 11/15/2011 Recipe: http://smells-like-home.com/2011/11/slow-cooker-chicken-tikka-masala/ Time to table: 45 minutes, 6 hours cook time Modifications: I didn’t use the jalapeno and we used half and half instead of heavy cream. Servings: 6 adult servings Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie: Like Notes: As … Continue reading

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Curried turkey with vegetables

Date: July 8th, 2011 Recipe: http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/curried_ground_turkey_with_potatoes/ Modifications: I was making this for lunch with a leftover half pound of ground turkey, so everything was cut down a bit. I just kind of threw in some leftover veggies we had in the … Continue reading

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