Meal planning

Food, Marriage, motherhood

Planning menus, preparing dinner, cooking dinner, and cleaning up after dinner take a huge chunk in the pie chart of my days. Oh and sometimes I make my dinner and eat it too! I got majorly side-tracked from organized menu planning last year due to pregnancy and birth and holidays. I saw this clip on […]

February 3, 2010

“Pizza Sandwiches”


I rolled out 1/2 of the pizza crust dough so it would be more rectangular and fit on my 9X13 pan. I then spread some pizza sauce on, laid on the beef, and sprinkled on a little shredded cheese. I covered this up with the other half of the pizza crust dough and baked in the oven at 400 for about 25-30 minutes.

February 1, 2010

Simply Perfect pancakes!


When I think of my breakfast memories as a child, I think of pancakes. My mom made, and still makes, the best pancakes ever. Pancakes are such a perfect food. You can take them along for a cold snack, dress them up with eggs or sausage for a hearty breakfast or dinner, or even serve […]

January 25, 2010

Cashew Chicken skillet


chicken breasts, cut up and flattened bag of frozen stir-fry veggies with noodles teriyaki sauce salt (optional) sesame seeds cashews In a large skillet (with a lid) brown the chicken on both sides in oil and some teriyaki sauce. Add in the bag of veggies (and salt). Add some more teriyaki sauce. Cover and let it simmer […]

January 4, 2010