Category: Mid-week Menus

Mid-week Menu: Chill out with Shrimp Salad Sandwiches

Mid-week Menu: Chill out with Shrimp Salad Sandwiches
My kids have a penchant for salads – chicken salad, egg salad, tuna salad. My son downed an entire Tupperware’s worth of egg salad earlier this week in one sitting. A little disgusting, but he loved it and certainly got a healthy serving of protein. Hey, it’s way better than scarfing down a big bag... Read more »

From Hot Mess to Success: Chicken, Pasta, and Poblano Cream Sauce

From Hot Mess to Success: Chicken, Pasta, and Poblano Cream Sauce
It’s been so hot out this week, who wants to cook? Turning on the oven is the last thing on my mind, butthis mid-week menu is worth making. The roasted poblanos, corn, and tomatoes add nice flavor to everyday spaghetti noodles or penne pasta – whatever pasta you have on hand. Didn’t think you could... Read more »

Mid-week Menu: Keep It Simple, Stupid

Mid-week Menu: Keep It Simple, Stupid
Keep It Simple, Stupid (KISS) is a mantra I follow in my day job as a User Experience Architect – the less complex the design, the better. So, why not take that principle into the kitchen? Take the toasted ham sandwich. This is a mid-week meal from my childhood that is so simple but oh... Read more »
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Giving Thanks with an Effortless Gluten Free Thanksgiving Menu

Giving Thanks with an Effortless Gluten Free Thanksgiving Menu
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the grocery stores are chock full of frozen birds and holiday hams ready for the eating. At its surface, Thanksgiving seems like a veritable “glutenfest”. Many traditional Thanksgiving recipes are laden with gluten, but does that mean those of us with celiac disease are doomed to eat our... Read more »

Easy Roasted Potatoes

These potatoes are so easy and so delicious at the same time. The crispiness of the roasted potatoes makes it a yummy side dish to any weeknight recipe. Mix up the types of potatoes you use for a little change. Easy Roasted Potatoes 3 lbs quartered potatoes (red, sweet, yukon, gold) 3-4 tbsp olive oil... Read more »

Party Chicken Recipe

This recipe is an adaptation of one of my mother-in-law’s recipes. It is always a hit at parties (hence the name) and family gatherings. Party Chicken 3 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts (sliced in half, lengthwise) 1 (16 oz.) package bacon (Hormel, Applegate farms are two gluten free brands) 1 (2 oz.) package Carl Buddig... Read more »
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