Posts tagged ‘healthy’

Cucumber Salad

Sometimes it is just too darn hot to turn the oven in the summer time up here. So in the summer, my house does a lot of meat on this grill and salads, because, lets face it, even using the stove top makes the house hot! This cucumber salad is my go to lunch and […]

Quinoa Mac n’ Cheese

I tried Quinoa, for the first time, a couple of weeks ago and I have to say I really like it! I love the texture of it and the subtle nutty flavor. Most of my kids enjoyed it as well. A couple of them were still a little unsure, so I decided to give it […]

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Buffalo dipping sauce

I was out shopping the other day, when I realized that I needed to buy meat for dinner. I wandered over to the meat section and stood there staring. I wanted something different. Sometime I feel like I get stuff in a rut. Now I am all for adventure, but the pigs feet laying there […]

Quinoa Crusted Chicken Breast

I have been seeing lots of people posting about and hearing lots of talk about quinoa. I hadn’t ventured out to try it yet, but with all the buzz, I figured Id give it a try! This recipe was my first take on quinoa. I decided to use it as a crust for my chicken. […]

Chicken Kale Soup

I don’t know about your house, but for my family, this winter has been quite rough in the health department. January went out with a bang for us. All six kids sick and momma too. Between tummy bugs, colds, hurt backs, bronchitis and now pneumonia (sigh) my creativity for dinner was stretched to say the […]

Apple Cider Pork aka Pork-aholic

I happen to be a fan of hard apple cider, well apple cider in general, but a nice cold Woodchuck (hard apple cider) just hits the spot some times. I had bought a 6pk of ShockTop hard apple cider to try and I had leftovers. It got me thinking…hmmmm I wonder what it would taste […]

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This meal is so simple, so quick and easy to make. It has become a hot summer day favorite in our house! 🙂 For my kids who don’t love lettuce, they simply add their meat to their rice and enjoy it that way! Either was the flavor is amazing! 🙂 Turkey Lettuce Wraps 1 1/2 […]