Posted in November 2012

Meal Planning for the Week of November 10-16

Meal Planning for the Week of November 10-16

Last Week: Dinner Meal Plan for the Week of November 3-9: Saturday: Breadstick Pizza – a favorite recipe of ours. Homemade pizza on refrigerated breadstick dough, with cheese, mushroom, onion, green pepper, and on my half, jalapenos. Dip in pizza sauce for maximum deliciousness. Sunday: Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sauce with Honey-Glazed Carrots and … Continue reading

Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sauce

Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sauce

I’m always looking for ways to make chicken more interesting. As someone who is mindful of their daily calorie intake, lean, boneless skinless chicken breast is always a favorite protein of mine. I love Taste of Home’s Makeover Recipes, which take rich family-favorite comfort foods, and transform them into healthier but still flavorful versions, for … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 11–First Full Day in Rome

Europe 2012: Day 11–First Full Day in Rome

And here you have it! My highly-anticipated (well, that’s what I’d like the think, at least) post covering our first full day in Rome during our recent two week European vacation. The posts covering our last few days in Europe have been a little bit more slow-coming than the initial days. It’s been quite the … Continue reading

I Voted

I Voted

Did you vote?! We did! Rockin’ the white oval stickers. I don’t want to get all sappy on ya, but I feel so fortunate – and proud! – to have had the right to go vote today! We spent much of our evening out, watching the votes roll in. Ann Arbor is the located in … Continue reading

Meal Planning for the Week of November 3 – 9

Meal Planning for the Week of November 3 – 9

Last Week: Dinner Meal Plan for the Week of October 27 – November 2: Saturday: Domino’s Pizza! Sunday: BBQ Roasted Salmon, Butternut Squash, Broccoli Monday: Falafel with Avocado Spread, Green Grapes Tuesday: Coconut Shrimp, Quinoa, Broccoli Wednesday: Beef & Cabbage Stew (freezer meal!) Thursday: Wing it – Dibella’s Friday: Three of my favorite things in … Continue reading

Baked Crispy Coconut Shrimp

Baked Crispy Coconut Shrimp

Everyone loves coconut shrimp. Right!? I have yet to meet one person who doesn’t gush at the mention of coconut shrimp. (Excluding vegetarians?) I loved the idea of making my own baked version of coconut shrimp at home, and Kraft’s recipe looked to be one of the most straightforward I could find, so I went … Continue reading

Falafel with Avocado Spread

Falafel with Avocado Spread

One of the most memorable foods I had on my recent trip to Paris, was this absolutely incredible Falafel Sandwich from the famous L’as Du Fallafel, located in Le Marais district of the city. There are several competing falafel shops in the area, complete with shop owners on the street yelling out promises of the … Continue reading

BBQ Roasted Salmon

BBQ Roasted Salmon

So I made salmon this week. As one might expect, I used a recipe I found in Cooking Light. Yeah, I’m predictable. Recently, to celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Cooking Light published an article featuring their 25 best recipes EVER and I have been incorporating these recipes into my weekly meal plans. A couple others I’ve … Continue reading