20 No Cook Dinner Ideas – Beat the Heat!

June 7, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List It’s June.  It’s Hot.  Our A/C is not working and the repair guys wont be here for another 3 days.  I am not getting anywhere near the oven, stove, microwave or any other form of heat until it’s fixed. I know I’m not the only one suffering from lack of cool air, albeit temporarily.  This made me think of some ideas for no-cook dinners for days when even >> Get the Recipe!

Ground Chicken & White Bean Green Chile

June 4, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List Hubby requested chili for dinner – but I had 2 lbs of ground chicken that needed to be used up – so I whipped this chilE up, which was a conglomeration of my Pueblo Green Chile and white chicken chili recipes.  It’s pretty dang tasty and ground chicken is fairly economical.  If you don’t have ground, or don’t want to grind your own in your food processor or >> Get the Recipe!

Cucumbers with Lemony Dressing

April 12, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I love salads that don’t actually involve lettuce.  While lettuce is fine, it’s like a talisman to the fact that I’m actually dieting, which irritates me, so I pretend I don’t like it.  I’m always looking for something quick to throw together to make a non-lettuce salad to go with dinner.  I stumbled across this recipe from The Dinner Daily and adjusted it a bit for our tastes. >> Get the Recipe!

Pesto Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Asparagus

April 8, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I found this recipe on Pinterest and adapted it a bit from the one Damn Delicious posted.  Hubby had his with a fried egg on top, and really enjoyed it.  Runny egg yolks are not my thing without toast, so I skipped the egg and enjoyed mine with a sprinkling of fresh grated parmesan cheese.  The egg definitely adds protein though – so to boost it if you >> Get the Recipe!

Pressure Cooker Deconstructed Lasagne Soup Recipe

March 1, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List This. Was. Great. I love lasagne but its time consuming and expensive to make.  This Deconstructed Lasagne Soup Recipe was the answer to my dilemma. I adapted a recipe from PeggyUnderPressure.com to fit what I had on hand and our tastes.  She made balls with the ricotta and mozzarella and I just put spoonfuls into the soup.  I’m anti-fussy. If you don’t have a pressure cooker – this >> Get the Recipe!

Weekly Menu feb 12-18

Weekly Menu Feb 12 – 18, 2017

February 13, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List Dinner this week – yum.  I am trying out a few new recipes AND I’ve gotten a new kitchen tool – an INSTANT POT.  I’m pretty happy with it so far and have at least 2 recipes planned using it this week. What are you having? Sunday Feb 12, 2017 – Pulled Pork & Cole Slaw.  I’m having fun with my new Instant Pot and trying some pulled >> Get the Recipe!