Archive for April, 2018

Easy Shepherd’s Pie

19 April, 2018

On my last meal plan, I linked to Ina Garten’s Chicken Pot Pie, a favorite among my kids. I do tend to chuckle a bit though when I’m scrolling through her recipe and see her steps for ‘making your own puff pastry’. This seems a lovely thing to know how to do, along with making all my own baby food and growing my garden from seedlings. But, as Shauna Niequist once said, the baby food people do a really good job at making baby food so she just let them, and outsourced that part of her life. Apart from adding …

Weekly Meal Plan for 4/16

16 April, 2018

Hi Foodie Friends,

As promised, here is the first installment of my Weekly Meal Plans. I hope to find some very interesting and creative way to neatly post these with boxes and graphics. Until then I will do it the old fashioned way with links and old photos. I am excited to dig through THO archives and find old recipes we knew and loved.

Happy Eating! xoxo Katie

M: Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Maple Dijon Roasted Veggies 

T:  Lemon Roast Chicken with potatoes

W: Ina’s …

Kid-Friendly Chicken Stir Fry

11 April, 2018

If you’ve spent a nano-second reading this blog, you know that I’m passionate about good food, and love learning and coming up with original recipes.

And you also know that I have twin babies.

So we’ve simplified a lot of things this year and our dinners are no exception. The benefit for you is we’ve come up with quite a rotation of kid-friendly, quick and easy dinners. I am a BIG believer that home cooked meals made with fresh seasonal ingredients whenever possible feeds our bodies and our souls. And also that real life requires …