Category Archives: Family Meals

Carrot-Coconut Soup

There are Christmas bins, boxes of presents to be wrapped/shipped and piles of laundry¬†all over my house – but it’s not stopping me from making another pot of this velvety carrot-coconut soup for the second time in a week. I first got wind of this recipe while reading one of my favorite blogs, Orangette. I […]

Mini Gingersnap Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches

  The past few months I’ve been making a concerted effort to use up stuff in our kitchen before buying more. Not only have we saved money, but it’s also been fun making us think outside the box for using up leftovers and making new dishes with them (Insert these yummy ice cream cookie sandwiches). […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad

  Sorry for the lateness on this post. I’m still working on my time management for blogging and just day-to-day busy life with two littles. I think I’ve had a mound of clean laundry in my bedroom for a couple of weeks. Once I start to put clothes away, more laundry piles on top of […]

Chili Verde

Being a busy family of four, we are all about quick-prep meals for the week. This chili verde is our favorite go-to meal that requires less than five minutes of prep time and delivers a knock out dish that lasts for the entire week. We use our slow cooker for most of our stewed meats, […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad

The stores have been bursting with fresh berries and I can’t handle it. That’s why I’ve been eating them in my breakfast, for snacks, in the occasional cocktail (berry bramble post coming soooon!), and in this salad. I paired this strawberry spinach salad with creaminess from avocado, crunch from lightly toasted pecans and a nice […]

Chicken Tetrazzini with Broccoli and Cauliflower

  My sister and I started a tradition called “Sister Sundays.” It’s where we get together with our little offspring and spend one day of the week together, on Sundays. It’s something we truly look forward to. Our kids get to play with their cousins, and my sister and I can catch up on, ‘seester’ […]