Freezer Meal: Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

Well friends, this is the end of my baby prep freezer meals. If you missed any in this little series here you can find my: Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo, Minestrone Soup, and Vegetable Enchiladas. In addition to those I also made and froze White Garlic Stuffed Shells and Lemon Chicken Noodle Soup. And I successfully reached my goal of not doing any real cooking for the first 4 weeks of Hadley's … [Read more...]

Freezer Meal: Vegetable Enchiladas

It's no secret, we love Mexican food. It also happens to freeze well, just take a look at the freezer section of your local grocer, burritos and enchiladas galore. When I was planning out what to make for our freezer meals I surveyed what I had on hand first. We always seem to have enough tortillas to throw a block party fiesta. I wanted to use them up so I planned a few different Mexican … [Read more...]

Mexican Pizza

Did you know that regular ground turkey doesn’t really have any less fat than lean ground beef? If you switch to turkey thinking it is healthier without buying the lean ground turkey or ground turkey breast you really aren’t saving any calories. If cholesterol is an issue ground turkey has less, but in order to make leaner choices you need to seek out lean ground turkey. When I’m cooking … [Read more...]

Taco Bites

Party season is among us! Everyone is starting to plan the menus for their holiday cocktail parties and let me tell you these little taco bites should be on them. Who doesn’t like tacos? Well their might be a few people, but not I. You can make these cute little taco “cupcakes” for a dinner or an hors d’oeuvre. Set out toppings such as sour cream, salsa, shredded lettuce, tomato, hot sauce and … [Read more...]

Double Decker Turkey Tacos

Where has the year gone? Can you believe it is already November. In only a few weeks it will be Christmas, then New Years and 2013. Wow. The year sure has gone fast. Now is the time when family gatherings turn into a weekly occurrence. You can’t eat turkey for every meal. If you are planning on casual family gathering tacos are always a big hit. I remember when the Double Decker Taco came out … [Read more...]