Rachel Ray's Root Vegetable Chowder is What's for Dinner

So why Root Vegetable Chowder? It seems easy and filling. I am always looking for a way to get my children to eat their veggies. I am also trying to use things I have on hand. This seems like a super way to use white potatoes. I always buy the big bag and then can't come up with anything to do with them other than make baked potatoes. What do you do with your massive amounts of white potatoes? Root Vegetable Chowder 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray: Shrimp Tarragon with Tomatoes is What's for Dinner

So why Rachel Ray recipes each week? Well, being a mom of two who co-owns a business and works part-time all while doing the most important job in the world being a stay at home mom... we need to eat. I like Rachel Ray's recipes because they only take 30 minutes. They are easy to follow and tasty. I pick recipes that use the items I have in the freezer and refrigerator or that are on sale this week to bring a little gourmet to our day. I try to make the most of my time and my dollars and Rachel … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray Chicken Parm Meatball and Spaghetti is What's for dinner this Wednesday

Chicken Parm Meatballs and Spaghetti CLICK HERE TO SEE RACHEL COOK IT So why this recipe? Well that is simple, I think almost all of the items needed to make this are in Renae's stock pile. She has challenged herself to cook using just what she finds in her cabinets. She will buy veggies, milk, and bread and gather all the free items at Harris Teeters this week. I personally love Italian food when it is cold. I think it is just heavenly after a long cold day. I suggest doubling everything … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday?: Fajita Nachos

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! So I know Renae is going to cook from her pantry this January . I am afraid I can't do that at the moment, since we would be eating holiday candy and cereal! I did look for something that Renae and those of … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday? TURKEY CASSEROLE

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! Why Turkey Casserole? Well we usually have ham and turkey for the holiday so you have to reinvent the leftovers. This is a great way to do so. I also like this casserole because again you can make it quickly … [Read more...]

Turkey Lasagna

Enchilada Suiza Mexican Lasagna I love casseroles for around the Holidays because you can make them in advance. They are easy and hearty. They allow you to spend time with your guest since they are easy to cook and they do not require a lot of attention. What are some casseroles that you make? 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 2 pounds ground chicken or turkey breast 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon ground coriander Salt and pepper One can hominy (15 ounces), … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday: Fondue

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! So I am departing and having fun with FONDUE! We will start with Rachel's Breakfast Fondue and end with my Cheese Fondue. Why? Well, my kids are little dippers. I am always trying to get them to eat more … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! Problem: My child hates MEAT.. I know the world will not end but I found a way to stick it in ameal and he hasn't figured it out. I thought I would pass on my find in this yummy recipe! Chicken and Apple Pot … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday: Chili

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! Buffallo Chicken Chili I love Chili because it is easy and filling and my husband will eat it two meals in a row! This is one leftover that always makes his lunch box! Here is RACHEL … [Read more...]

Rachel Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! Casseroles- I love these things. They are easy to make and even easier to freeze. They make a great meal to take to someone who needs a pick me up. Watch Rachel Cook it HERE Mini Cannelloni Bake * 1 pound … [Read more...]