Grilled Chicken with Mango & Avocado Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Mango, Avocado Salsa

This recipe is featured in our 20 Meals from Costco for $150 Meal Plan #1. Lately, I've been spending more time on Google+. (Come on over and say hi!) I still don't "get it" completely and it hasn't become a part of my routine like Facebook and Pinterest are, but I do come across the most delicious and droolworthy desserts and meals. Like this Salted Caramel Skillet … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Ranchero Chicken Recipe

slow cooker ranchero chicken

This recipe is featured in our 20 Meals from Costco for $150 Meal Plan #1. Hey, hey back to school-ers!!! It is that time of year when the frenzy gets frenzier (more frenzied?) and the impossible task of getting dinner on the table is, well, impossible. In an attempt to stay out of the drive through lane in the early evening, and to keep my children fed for lunch (my … [Read more...]

Grilled New York Pork Chops with Zucchini & Tomatoes

Porterhouse Pork Chops with Zucchini & Tomatoes

A few weeks ago, I was challenged by the National Pork Board to come up with a pork chop recipe for under $10...easy peasy! But what surprised me was that I had to use a New York Pork Chop. A New York Pork Chop??? What in the world is a New York Pork Chop? Sounds kinda like a steak to me. Well, I then learned that pork chops have recently been renamed...and that my wonder … [Read more...]

Baja-Cali Black Bean Salad

Baja Cali Black Bean Salad

So this was my lunch yesterday and today. And I'm thinking about whipping up another bowlful this weekend to serve with some yummy grilled chicken (if it warms back up enough to be pleasant for eating outdoors! Brr!). And whipping up is probably not the best verb here...because there is no whipping involved. Just stirring really. So maybe I'll stir up another bowlful this … [Read more...]

Pinto Beans with Peaches and Bacon

pinto-beans-with-peaches

Before you wonder off to your next stop online...hear me out on this one. I know it sounds strange. Taking our boys out for dinner is an adventure. We don't go out often, but when we do it's usually with family, so we at least have a 1 on 1 ratio at the table. We divide and conquer, which makes the whole dining experience a little easier...but they are still wiggly. "Get … [Read more...]