Monthly Archives: July 2011

Crockpot Shredded Mexican Chicken

I have to be honest with you – I’m not a big fan of Mexican food. I know, blasphemy! Perhaps it’s because I’m not a huge fan of ground beef, or maybe there is just too much cumin in most … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Crockpot, Main Dish, Mexican | 3 Comments

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Growing up, my mom used seasoning packets for everything – tacos, sloppy joes, gravy, spaghetti sauce, etc. While they certainly are convenient, they are filling with ingredients that I prefer my family not eat, like MSG, tons of sodium, and artificial flavors … Continue reading

Posted in Mexican, Pantry Staples | 5 Comments

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

My husband is very much a meat and potatoes kind of guy, but once in a while, I can slip in something vegetarian and get away with it. These stuffed peppers were a huge hit! They are chock full of … Continue reading

Posted in Freezer Friendly, Healthy, Main Dish, Quinoa, Veggies | 5 Comments

Cheesy Tortelleni Bake

I love to grocery shop. Perhaps it is because I love to cook, or maybe just because I love to eat? Either way, I tend to go to the grocery store multiple times a week. In an attempt to cut down … Continue reading

Posted in Freezer Friendly, Italian, Main Dish, Pasta | 2 Comments

Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse is one of our favorite places to eat, and part of the reason we love it so much is because they have these amazing dinner rolls. They’re soft and slightly sweet, and served with some fabulous cinnamon butter. … Continue reading

Posted in Biscuts and Rolls | 6 Comments

Soy Garlic Flank Steak

My work schedule this week is crazy, so this week’s dinner menu consists meals that are quick and easy to make. This steak marinade is a great example. Mix up the marinade the night before, marinate your steak all night, … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Grilling, Main Dish | 6 Comments

Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

My mom is a self-proclaimed chocoholic, therefore deciding on a birthday cake for her was an easy decision. I knew I wanted something with intense chocolate flavor, and a soft whipped buttercream. The addition of the sour cream makes this cake incredibly … Continue reading

Posted in Cake, Chocolate | 9 Comments

Frozen Fruit Bars

There’s a new website called Pinterest that has taken the internet by storm. Basically, its a website to share inspiration from everything to cooking to home decor to fashion. It is essentially an online design board. Since discovering it, I have … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit, Healthy, Ice Cream & Frozen Treats | 6 Comments

Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Ever since summer started, I’ve been seeing all these fabulous ice cream recipes popping up all over the internet. Unfortunately for me, I did not have an ice cream maker. After bookmarking dozens of recipes, I finally went ahead and … Continue reading

Posted in Ice Cream & Frozen Treats, Peanut Butter | 11 Comments

Fiesta Casserole

Casseroles tend to get a bad wrap in the foodie world. Perhaps it is because they are usually laden with processed, sodium filled ingredients like “cream of crap” soup, and usually turn out to be bland, flavorless mush. Well, I am … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Healthy, Main Dish | 1 Comment