Tag: cheese

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

  [dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring 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

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n 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 Sunday. […]

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

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring 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 […]

classic combos: summertime soup and grilled cheese

classic combos: summertime soup and grilled cheese

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen I think grilled cheese I immediately think tomato soup.  The two are classics that go so well together.  I already have a post for the two found here but I feel like you can’t go wrong with any version you make.  It is the dead […]