It is no secret I love Trader Joes! I go there at least 2-3 times a week. And when I am stumped for a meal, I head there and check out what they are sampling. I do this all the time and 95% of the time I make what they have although sometimes I tweak… Continue reading Chili Mac
Upon moving to the West Coast, I found that what I call zucchini is called “italian squash” here. They are generally smaller in size too, but they are still yummy! I had a few and whipped up this recipe. Here’s how it goes: I cut three zucchinis lengthwise. Then with a melon baller I scooped… Continue reading Zucchini Boats
Again I took advantage of the BOGO meat at Albertsons. This time I used the carne asada. I know this is not its usual method, but it was sooo good. I marinated it for 24 hrs with my special vinaigrette.You can find the recipe here. You may need to double the marinade mixture depending on… Continue reading Now That’s A Salad!
Here is my special blend of vinagrette: 6 tbsp of Garlic Olive Oil from We Olive. If you don’t have this don’t fret you can use regular, just be sure to add more chopped garlic 2 tbsp of Balsamic Vinaigrette 2tbsp Honey 1 squirt Dijon mustard (this is probably equal to one tbsp) 1 spoonful… Continue reading Vinaigrette and Marinade
These babies were on sale at Albertsons buy one get one free! I paid $3.87 and got 8 chicken legs. They are already seasoned so all I had to do was drizzle a little oil (very little is needed) on top place them on a foil lined baking sheet and cook at 350 for 30… Continue reading Chicken Legs
It’s Monday so I am making my usual staples. Even though it is spring break and my kids are in the house, this only takes a little prep time and will save me even more later! How hard can it be to make a baked potato you say? Well, I have tried many methods, baking… Continue reading Perfect Baked Potatoes
I made this recipe by accident a few years ago, and it has turned out to be one of my family’s favorites. Especially my oldest daughter Mariah. Every year for the kids birthdays I make their favorite meal, I don’t even have to ask her before I know what she’ll say! There is no real… Continue reading Mariah’s Medley