Monday, April 11, 2011

Recipes You Need to Try

All right, friends.  I'm trying to get my act together and make myself a mini collection of the recipes my family loves and I am willing to make.  I find myself fighting the inner meal-planning battle every week, which I hate.  It's sad, really, because I actually love to cook, if what I'm making sounds exciting and delicious, rather than last-minute and yucky.  So--I've been putting some things together.  And because I'm generous like that, I'd love to share some of my favorites with all of you.  I'm linking to the recipe, rather than writing them all out here 'cause I don't want this post to look all messy.  :)

Tortilla Soup (a light and delicious version)
Peanut Wraps (my kids loved these, and they are usually skeptical of new "mixed-up" food)
Chicken Corn Chowder (not light, but absolutely amazing.  Thank you, Larissa!)
Creamy Baked Taquitos (serve with a salad and the lime cilantro dressing she recommends.  Perfect!)
Yummy Salad (infinitely changeable--make it how your family likes!)
Easy, Fresh, Tomato-ey Pasta and Pizza Sauce
Roasted Asparagus (goes with everything, tastes like spring)
Lemon Chicken with Roasted Vegetables (So. Stinkin. Fast.)
Sara's Chicken Salad (love it!)
Lemony Tortellini with Bacon and Peas
Bread Salad
Granola (not really for dinner, but it's fabulous anyway, and it's a great breakfast-for-dinner option)
Yogurt Parmesan Chicken (amazing!)
A Whole Darn Week's Worth of Recipes (you really should get Everyday Food--it's Awesome!)

As you can see, my tastes veer dramatically toward, chicken, soup, and salad, with a little bit of pasta thrown in.  I love to try new things, though, and if you have a recipe you want to recommend, I want to have it recommended.  Please share!


Lyndsay said...

This is inspired! I was just thinking (as I planned our meals for the week), I wish someone would just give me their go-to recipes. I'm tired of our old favorites.
We drove through South Bend yesterday and thought of you guys!

dockters said...

Just the post I needed as I'm headed to grocery store this morning! Thanks so much for sharing!

Liz said...

Sweet! I'm going to have to try several of these. Thanks for sharing!