4 Quick, Easy, and Healthy Weeknight Meals

Things have been so crazy lately that sometimes I don’t even have time to eat dinner, let alone cook. It’s always good to have an arsenal of recipes under your belt when your running short on time. When I have a busy week coming up I reach into my quick and easy recipe box for a few regulars that I know will not disappoint. So here are 4 of my all time favorite meals that make their way to my table multiple times a month. Give them a try!!

*Disclaimer: Yes…I am partial to Cooking Light. They are quick, easy, and HEALTHY!!! So the majority of my recipes come from them. Hit me up Cooking Light!! 🙂 Continue reading

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Pierogies with Bacon, Sautéed Onion, and Sour Cream

Things just never seem to slow down sometimes. So when I don’t have a lot of time to cook I turn to quick and delicious meals from my favorite magazine, Cooking Light. It’s really easy to grab something quick and fattening when you’re in a hurry, and healthy is always first on my mind.

I first heard of Pierogies from last month’s Martha Stewart magazine. They looked amazing and next time I have an afternoon set aside for culinary experimentation I will try some of her homemade recipes. In the meantime, for us busy folks, try this quick and easy Pierogie recipe. I have to say…it’s pretty awesome. The husband was quite pleased as well! Continue reading

Mushroom Lasagna with Creamy Béchamel

It’s been too long since my last post. Once Thanksgiving hit, the last few months of 2009 were just a whirlwind. I must say this holiday season was an exceptionally good one. The food was phenomenal and the family time was really special. The joy of having a large family is the multiple events to attend. Of course that means more holiday food! I ate enough casseroles and desserts to last me through 2010.

With all of the delicious calorific food that was consumed my waist line was not happy with the end result. But what is a girl to do when tempted with such deliciousness?!?! Well, my heavy appetite has yet to subside and the freezing cold weather that Dallas has been seeing has yet to pull me out of hibernation mode. So, now is when I turn to my favorite magazine for scrumptious and healthy good eats…Cooking Light. I can’t say enough good things about this publication…and lovely website as well. Not only do they offer great cooking techniques but the food is healthy and truly delicious.

Since we are in the new year I thought it would be appropriate to share with you my favorite comfort food but with a healthy twist. No, I did not make a health induced resolution this year, but after the over indulgence that was Thanksgiving and Christmas, it is time to get back on track.

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