Tag: cheese

bacon broccoli risotto

bacon broccoli risotto

  When I was little my mom didn’t cook a ton.  She made maybe six or seven dishes.  One of the dishes she used to make was cheesy broccoli casserole.  It had white rice, chicken, broccoli and some kind of condensed cream of something soup. […]

springtime lemony asparagus pasta

springtime lemony asparagus pasta

Cooking dinner these days has been a little different than in the past.  Long gone are the days of trying to spend hours in the kitchen prepping dinner.  Baby girl makes that a little difficult when she is still in unpredictable with her feedings.  By […]

three cheese rigatoni

three cheese rigatoni

  During the week lately dinners have been vegetarian or vegan.  My husband has been pretty strict trying to eat vegan Monday through Thursday.  So by the weekend I am ready for some comfort food.  I have been following the hashtags #carbsandcheese on Instagram and […]

caprese mac and cheese

caprese mac and cheese

  [dropcap]S[/dropcap]pring is finally here with summer right around the corner.  I love all the good fresh vegetables that start to pop up.  The other day I found a pack of heirloom cherry tomatoes that looked so good.  So I knew I had to put […]

tater tot breakfast bake – texmex style

tater tot breakfast bake – texmex style

  [dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s that time of the year again – Opening Day!  Detroit’s unofficial (drinking) Holiday.  Where people come together to celebrate their love for baseball, the first signs of spring and a day of debauchery.  This year I realized I haven’t worked on Opening Day […]

soup sundays: cheddar ale cauliflower soup

soup sundays: cheddar ale cauliflower soup

  In true Sunday fashion we were sitting around watching playoff football (Go Pack Go!) trying to figure out what soup to make for dinner.  Notice I don’t say “what to make for dinner” but “what SOUP to make”?  Because I make soup seriously every […]

meatless mondays: black bean and spinach enchiladas

meatless mondays: black bean and spinach enchiladas

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter the Holidays finally ended all we wanted was a home-cooked meal that was on the healthier side.  We had Monday off so I knew I would have a little more time to spend on dinner if I wanted.  Sometimes we do “Meatless Mondays” at […]

carb fakeout: pesto spaghetti (squash) with roasted veggies

carb fakeout: pesto spaghetti (squash) with roasted veggies

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately low carb nights have become a common theme in our house.  Previously I have written before about how my husband followed a pretty strict carb cycling program that helped him drop 10 lbs.  Now it’s more of a lifestyle for him.  Typically we don’t eat many […]

meatless mondays: queso black bean and veggie skillet

meatless mondays: queso black bean and veggie skillet

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of my husband’s favorite snack in the world is queso.  Every time we go down south to Texas where he is from he always stops to get a container of the stuff he likes at Whole Foods that we don’t have in Michigan.  Over […]

updating a classic recipe: drunken chicken parmesan

updating a classic recipe: drunken chicken parmesan

During the week I don’t spend a ton of time preparing meals.  Often times I don’t get home until later so quick meals are what we usually eat.  My husband and I take turns cooking during the week usually based on who will get home […]