Monthly Archives: October 2014

Easy Sweet Potato Homefries

During the summer it can be fairly hot during the day and our air conditioning system needs to be replaced.  So using the oven is avoided as much as possible.  This stovetop recipe was super easy and surprised me with how much flavor it had.  My family enjoyed this dish served with a salad. Ingredients:

No Bake Energy Bites

Everyone has their own variation of this recipe.  I modified a couple that I found and this was the one that the family gave a thumbs up to.  We are a very active family, between kids sports, running, cycling and backpacking and everything in between these are so convenient to take along. These are a

PBJB Burrito

Quick, convenient and easy peasy to make, the Peanut Butter and Jelly Banana burrito is inspired by Elvis.  Wrap one up for a snack or lunch and you are ready to rock and roll. Prep time: 3 minutes ~ Serves 1-2 Recipe courtesy of: My Beef with Meat Ingredients: 1 tortilla burrito size 1-2 tablespoons

Thai Slaw

Obsessed! I could eat this for lunch every day. This is by far the only way my family will consume cabbage, knowingly.  While trying new recipes with my family, I was thankful to have found a “when are you making it again” recipe.  It is so quick and easy to make, I think that is

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Hawaiian BBQ Tacos

Quick and easy are not frowned upon when it comes to busy school days followed by sports practices. As long as my family is consuming a meal that was made out of our kitchen rather than a box from Trader Joes, convenience is welcomed. This recipe that has become a family favorite was discovered when

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Black Bean & Avocado Salad

Whether you need something quick for the family or a get together with friends, this healthy refreshing recipe can be a meal or appetizer.  You can’t go wrong with black beans and avocado, unless of course they are not your fav.  This is another recipe that can be gobbled up multiple times a week, that

Taco Salad

What I enjoy about this recipe is that it will go with greens, taco shells, tortillas or nachos depending on what you are in the mood for. Our family prefers eating it with greens. Ingredients: Taco Meat: 1/2 cup walnuts, soaked in water for about 4 hours 1 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin

Breakfast Muffins

This was one of the first “treat” recipes I came across that the kids asked me to make after the first test. I think it was the name that drew them to it.  The recipe I altered is called Muffin Tops. There was a lot of researching cookbooks and recipes to help start testing out