Category Archives: green pepper

Mexican Layer Casserole

Date: February 28th Recipe: 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: 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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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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Chili in Bread Bowls

Date: November 10, 2013 Recipe: Bread bowls: Chili: (previously made here) Modifications:  No modifications for the bread bowls, and for the chili we used the same modifications we typically do for that – subbed ground turkey and added a green pepper. … Continue reading

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Tortellini and Garden Vegetable Bake

Date: March 20th, 2013 Recipe: Modifications: We don’t like mushrooms, so I omitted those. I added more carrots, and used frozen peas instead of snap peas. We bought chicken, but on that night I didn’t feel like going through that … Continue reading

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Date: February 5, 2013 Recipe: Modifications: I wouldn’t call this a recipe, more of an idea, just like regular pizza. I liked this more than homemade pizza for some reason. I didn’t have ricotta, or fresh basil. I used onions, … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Date: August 19th, 2012 Recipe: Modifications:  I used boneless skinless thighs, and only 1 pound. I also didn’t have time to simmer for as long as she indicates, so the first simmer was about 45 minutes, and the second was … Continue reading

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Texmex Sloppy Joes

Date: July 10th, 2012 Recipe: Modifications: We used ground turkey instead of beef and omitted the cilantro because I didn’t feel like buying a whole bunch just to throw half of it away. Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 6 … Continue reading

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Chili Macaroni and Cheese

Date: 4/18/2012 Recipe: Modifications: I added a lot of sour cream since I was using 2% milk and because sour cream is delicious, and I think I used too much pasta so I added more chili and cheese to compensate. … Continue reading

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Four Bean Chili

Date: 4/16/2012 Recipe: Modifications: I used ground turkey instead of beef, and added a chopped bell pepper. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 6-8 hours cooking time. Servings: A lot – this nearly filled our crockpot – at least 8 … Continue reading

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