Thursday, July 30, 2015

Perfect Grilled Shrimp and Roast Veg

And they were pretty delicious.  Whole30, pg 158.  Did use garlic salt and garlic powder, and they were waaaaay to salty.  We used minced garlic last time and that was probably a better choice.

Also roasted some sweet potatoes, zucchini, kohlrabi, and tomatoes I think.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Buffalo Burgers

Grilled up some buffalo burgers in the normal way, plus some veg on the grill too.  And delicious corn!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Park Picnic

I can totally blog this right?  Picnic in the park with the kids.  Baguette, chorizo, gouda, hommus and veg, olives, cerveza.  You know, the good stuff in life.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake

Gosh, we finally make this again.  It's been, like, almost 6 months!  Also, hello baby Sydney!

Monday, July 20, 2015

Crock Pot Lentil Squash Curry

This was delicious.  A bit too spicy for the kids though.  And this particular site is pretty lame, so here is the recipe.  We used thighs.  And waaay too many sweet potatoes.

1.5 pounds chicken breasts or thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 sweet potatoes or regular potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 large acorn squash, peeled and cubed
1 onion, finely chopped
4 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
2 cups lentils, rinsed and excess water shaken out
1 24-ounce can crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoons curry powder
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon dried herbs (basil, oregano, etc. - whatever you have on hand)
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
5 scallions, thinly sliced (for garnish)

- Rub your crock pot with a little olive oil or butter, or spray with non-stick spray.
- Add in your cut up chicken, sweet potatoes, squash, onion and garlic, stir to combine,
- Then add in your rinsed lentils, crushed tomatoes, curry powder, honey, salt, chipotle chile powder, turmeric, dried herbs, cumin and pepper. Stir to combine.
- Set your (6 quart) crock pot on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-5 hours.
- Serve with scallions as a garnish.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Sausage Pizza

Standard pizza dough recipe.  Italian sausage, sauteed mushrooms, red pepper and spinach.  Not too shabby.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Beet Risotto with Greens

Beet Risotto, deborah madison pg 553.  Used turnip greens this time for the fun of it.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Baked Salmon

We've made this once before but it must not have made it in here.  This is pretty easy and good.  We used the big baking pan.

Recipe duplicated below:

Salmon fillets (I used 4 small)
Roasting Vegetables (green beans & halved cherry tomatoes. Asparagus or broccoli).
Olive Oil
Lemon, garlic & herb butter (you could make this yourself or purchase already infused)


Place the salmon skin filets side down (if there’s any skin) in the middle of the pan, put vegetables on each side of the salmon.
Drizzle olive oil over the vegetables and sprinkle with salt to taste.
Add approximately 1 tablespoon of a lemon, garlic, & herb butter on top of each salmon filet.
Bake at 400 degrees for approximately 20 minutes (or until salmon is cooked through).

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Saag with Chickpeas

Made this sucker again.  Added chickpeas at the end.  Mustard and turnip greens I think.  Pretty good.