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Asparagus and Chard on Quinoa

This was dinner a few times lately, and as I sat enjoying a bowl of leftovers, I thought I’d share the [quick + easy!] instructions. Yay for summertime goodness!

Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

Last week when I pulled a 1.5lb bag of frozen tilapia fillets out of the freezer, I set about searching for a new way to cook it just for fun. The recipe I found got two thumbs up from all the children and Daniel absolutely raved about it. It quickly got added to my recipe […]

Spinach and Berry Salad

A simple and special salad.

Making soup with Mama!

Soup is a staple around my house. Cheap and nutritious and easy! These are some favorites of ours. Hope you try them all!

Black Bean Soup

Everyone loves black bean soup, right? Well, if you’re not sure, give this one a try! Creamy, flavorful, and fun! I like to serve a basket of Tortilla Crisps, too. […]

Comfort food: Potato Soup and Oatmeal Muffins

Last week was a bit on the chilly side, so Jameson and I made some favorite recipes: potato soup and oatmeal muffins. Potato Soup (the way I make it!) serves 6-8 1. Saute small onion and 3 cloves of garlic in butter. 2. Add 6-7 peeled and cubed white potatoes (or the equivalent of any […]

Shepherd’s Pie

If you’re like me, you kind of wrinkle up your nose in distaste when you hear “Shepherd’s Pie.” I’m not a big ketchup fan, and shepherd’s pie always makes me thing of ketchup. Ick. But the other day, after browsing a bunch of online recipes, I had a revelation: shepherd’s pie can be made any way […]

Egg Casserole

Some time ago Brietta posted a recipe for egg casserole (it is a quick quiche-type fix-up) which has since become regular fare at my house. Perfect for those “last minute” meals. This morning was one of those hoped for “snow days” – even the institutions of higher education canceled classes. The college boys woke up […]