This winter has sucked the will to live right out of me! There is still a pandemic, I am still an essential worker, Oklahoma got record breaking low temps and more snow than we knew what to do with! Thanks to the hubs and Mom for gifting me gadgets for Christmas-An Instapot and Air Fryer … Continue reading Cold, cold go away!!
Pepper Jack and Black Bean Tostadas with Southwest Lime Crema and Spicy Pico de Gallo. I am always excited for veggies and this was a chance to try black beans as the main protein! I didn't really make any changes to their recipe except to pickle some of the red onion in the way we … Continue reading We Went Meatless!
Garlicky Soy-Glazed Chicken Tacos with Cabbage, Pickled Cucumber and Lime Crema. I chose this meal because I knew I could do a couple of extra things to make these tacos really sing! We have talked about my love for Korean and Japanese food and I have started dipping my fingers into Thai so I have … Continue reading Hit You With The Best Taco
Pork and Pineapple Tacos with pickled onion and lime crema. I know I said we were going to talk about chicken but these tacos have been on my mind since we had them and I am thinking of making them again so this is a refresh for me and an introduction for you! What they … Continue reading The wind cries “Tacos”
with Roasted Carrots and Mashed Potatoes. French onion soup is my favorite but not the hubs so if I can find a way to sneak it in even if it is just a tiny side of something that comes close but isn't full on soup so when I saw this one I clapped and added … Continue reading French Onion Chicken
With Roasted Carrots and Lemon Garlic Couscous. This was the second jelly dish that I chose after the first one came out so nice! I also chose this one because I had most of the ingredients on hand so with what they sent I was able to have the kids over and it is a … Continue reading Apricot Dijon Chicken Legs
With Roasted Zucchini and Garlic Mashed Potatoes. This was one of the first meals I chose and I picked it because I was intrigued by turning cherry jam and soy sauce into a glaze! I only though of jam as something to be spread on toast or muffins or stuffed into pastry, not something that … Continue reading Sweet ‘N’ Tangy Cherry Meatballs
Specifically Tuscan Herbed Chicken Linguine with Creamy Tomato sauce and Charred Lemon. I chose this one because it sounded super easy with a 5 minute prep time and 40 minute cook time and like I could easily stretch it into 4 servings with just 2 or 3 things from the market! Ingredients they send: 1 … Continue reading Chicken Linguine
One-Pot Pork Sausage and Kale Pasta with a creamy garlic sauce. Sounds super delicious! Sounds super easy! One pot! All the ingredients sent right to my door! No shopping, minimal dishes, let's get started!! The ingredients they sent: 10 oz of pork sausage, 8 oz cavatappi pasta, 2 bunches of kale, 1/2 cup shredded parmesan … Continue reading They call it a one pot meal!
Being an essential worker in the time of a pandemic leaves little time for much else. Two rounds of the virus and the associated time off isn't really time to do anything besides sleep, try to hydrate and think about all that you could be doing since you aren't at work yet you lack the … Continue reading Wow, Life.