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menu recap [weeks 6 & 7]

daisi - February 17, 2012
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[Week 6] The superbowl food coma, combined with a mid-week ski trip meant not a lot of cooking for me this week. We had such a successful, very small, get together for the superbowl.  Everything turned out great and I ate my weight in all the delicious snacks. Of course P-Dub made an appearance…with the BBQ Whiskey Sliders… huge hit. And you can’t do football without …

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Indian Pizza

daisi - February 6, 2012
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Last week, I made an Indian Pizza inspired by this Rachael Ray recipe. I say “inspired by” because I changed a lot of it to suit my personal tastes. The result was an exotic, flavorful pizza. Feel free to try my version or hers, I’m positive you’ll love them both. It was also a very quick meal, ideal for a weeknight. Here’s what you’ll need: …

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Chipotle Roasted Chicken &Vegetable Pizza

daisi - December 21, 2011
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In my menu recap from last week, I described this recipe as follows: This “pizza” was really tasty with a lot of different flavors. I say “pizza” with quotes because it isn’t your typical pizza. No hot, melty cheese, or your regular pizza sauce or toppings. I would say this is more of a flat bread than a pizza, regardless, it’s delicious. Here’s what you’ll need: …

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Meatball Tortilla Soup

daisi - December 12, 2011
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I love tortilla soup. I’m very picky about a few things in life, though, and tortilla soup is one of them. Hamburgers are another, but I’ll save that for another day. This tortilla soup passed my picky test and I loved the spicy flavor, as well as the change-up of meatballs in place of chicken. I originally came across this recipe on a great blog …

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

daisi - February 8, 2011
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On a cold winter night, what sounds better than a big pot of soup? Nothing right? Especially if that soup is spicy, full of flavor and relatively good for you! Here is a classic chicken tortilla soup recipe, feel free to add or change ingredients to your liking. Invite your friends over for this one, it makes PLENTY. Ingredients 2 whole boneless, skinless chicken breasts …

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Thai Tonight

daisi - January 27, 2011
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Thanks to our friends at DietsInReview for this meatless Monday recipe. Who doesn’t love a flavorful Thai recipe to start off the week? Red curry has to be the best ingredient known to man and when it is combined with the healthy grain quinoa and loads of veggies, you have yourself a delicious meal. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed 2 cups vegetable stock 1 …

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Chipotle Artichoke Dip

daisi - October 3, 2010
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First of all, I got a new toy for my kitchen.  And I’m in love with it. Beautiful (thanks Mom for my birthday gift!). I made this dip for a pot luck lunch Sam had at work, as well as for our tailgate for the OU v. Utah State game and I believe it was a success so I thought I’d share. First here is …

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Cinco de Mayo!

daisi - May 5, 2010
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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Last night I celebrated Quatro de Mayo with $1 tacos and $2 tecates at El Guapo, a nice warm-up for the real deal tonight! In honor of the holiday, I thought I’d share a black bean salsa recipe I made the other day. It makes a LOT of salsa, so get ready to share. I hope I remember all of the …

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