After a week of feeding the munchkin french toast and scrambled eggs for dinner, I decided it's time to restock my freezer with some quick, go-to meals. I've also been trying to figure out what to make with the ground turkey in the freezer and realized that my Turkey Meatloaf Mini-Bites would be perfect! The only problem … Continue reading Turkey Meatloaf Mini-Bites Revisited
When I was trying to decide what to call this blog, the first thing that came to my mind was "The Lazy Chef." This is because I am constantly looking for short cuts, taking the most simple recipes and making them even simpler. Sometime I find easier ways of doing things that don't compromise the … Continue reading Chicken Piccata with Pasta and Arugula Salad
Beef stew is one of my favorite winter meals. Every year I make it once or twice when I'm in the mood for something really comforting, and so in preparation for this craving I ordered grass-fed stew beef the last time I was stocking up on meat from my CSA. Last week, as I was … Continue reading Beef Stew
A few years ago, when the munchkin was just a far off idea in my head, I came across a blog called Weelicious, which has tons of baby/toddler/kid-friendly recipes. Even then I loved the idea of being able to cook wholesome, home-made food for my future kids, so I filed the site in the back … Continue reading Turkey Meatloaf Mini-Bites
I love tacos. As a kid, I was so excited when my mom told me it was taco night. I remember the taco shells nested together in the oven, the little bowls of shredded cheese and salsa, and of course the yummy taco meat. As delicious as this meal was, it was made using the … Continue reading Tacos!
Chicken breasts are one of those foods that are healthy and convenient, but often boring and repetitive. So one night when we were going to have chicken salads for dinner, I looked for a new way to add flavor that wouldn't be too difficult. My first stops for dinner recipes are generally Epicurious and the … Continue reading Lemon Oregano Chicken and Vinaigrette
In addition to hosting a birthday brunch for the munchkin last weekend, my in-laws were staying with us for the weekend. We got a babysitter and went out after the baby's bedtime Friday night, but Saturday night we decided to stay in. My goal was to find something that everyone liked but could be made … Continue reading Chili