Asian Style Rice & Beans

The other day Benzo made Asian style rice & beans for dinner from No Meat Athlete.  Benzo makes dinner a lot these days as I am usually nursing Jack around that time.  Here's the link to the recipe: Tasty Twists on the Classic Complete Protein Meal: Rice and Beans 5 Ways I have made the Baltimorean… Continue reading Asian Style Rice & Beans


Spinach Baked Ziti

As I mentioned on Sunday, I spent last Saturday cooking up some meals to freeze in advance before our Baby Boy arrives.  First I made two homemade frozen pizzas.  And then I also made two pans of spinach-baked ziti.  A big thank you to Ginnette who commented last Friday that I needed to check out the… Continue reading Spinach Baked Ziti


Homemade Frozen Pizzas

Freezer Meal Cooking Day yesterday was a success!  I didn't get as much done as I wanted, but I did get four meals prepped and into the freezer.  I made two pans of to-be-baked ziti and two homemade pizzas.  I have about half of the ingredients ready for black bean burritos so hopefully this afternoon… Continue reading Homemade Frozen Pizzas


Crockpot Sweet Potato Veggie Chili

Well that past two days have been a flurry of spreadsheets for me.  I ended up not having to work last weekend, which was great, but I still had work looming over my head.  Because I knew that whatever I didn't do over the weekend was going to be waiting for me on Monday.  Not… Continue reading Crockpot Sweet Potato Veggie Chili


Vegetarian “Chicken” & Noodles

This blog title might seem a little weird.  But I made a vegetarian version of a recipe from my childhood - chicken and noodles.  I just can't call it seitan and noodles.  Doesn't seem right. Anyway this is the dish that went along with my homemade mashed potatoes.  I meant to post this yesterday but… Continue reading Vegetarian “Chicken” & Noodles


A Bargain Leads to Comfort Food

Last week Benzo and I stopped into our favorite used book store while we were out and about.  We like to stop by about once a week or so to see if there's anything new.  Used book stores are great because the stock turns over quickly so there are always new books on the shelves. … Continue reading A Bargain Leads to Comfort Food