Albondigas Soup

Albondigas Soup

Once again I was on a quest to stretch a pound of ground beef and fill my kids with veggies.  This is basically the story of my life in the kitchen.  Well, that, and just one time I would like an oven that doesn’t burn the bottom of everything I bake while leaving the center […]

Vegan Black Bean and Corn Burritos


My family is not vegan, but I try to make at least 1 or 2 meat free meals every week. As an annoying teenager, I decided to be a vegetarian. My mom scrambled to make meals I would eat, and did her best to ensure there was protein included. Black bean burritos have been one […]

Smoked Sausage Jambalaya


For many years I was a firm believer in Zatarain’s boxed jambalaya mixes. I still have nothing against them, my whole family loves them. But I decided that I could make my own jambalaya (meaning I didn’t have any boxed mixes in my pantry.) It actually turned out to taste really good. The entire pot […]

Sriracha Turkey and Veggie Lettuce Wraps


Lettuce is inexpensive in the grocery store, even the organic kind. One head of lettuce yields a TON of leaves to use as wrappers for these turkey and veggie lettuce wraps. It’s a delicious meal, packed with veggies, that comes together in less than 30 minutes. I like to serve rice on the side.

Turkey Tacos


Whenever we have tacos, my little guy always asks, “Mom, is it Tuesday?” We do a Taco Tuesday every couple of months. Mostly because when I want tacos, I don’t want to wait for the next Tuesday to roll around. The addition of onion and a chopped green bell pepper make all the difference in […]