Category Archives: baked

Million Dollar Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

Let me just start off by saying, this is NOT a solo cooking job. This is for you and your significant other or a child who can read and measure. (Emphasis on knowing how to read and measure a recipe. JimBob mistook tsp for tbsp and we ended up over seasoning and over salting this casserole.) Maybe I left my Kali (Hindu’s Divine Mother) arms in the car, but I could not have possibly done this one without a little help from my friends.

Tonight’s dinner comes from Carlsbad Cravings, you can find the recipe here. I am a HUGE fan of cheese. Couldn’t live my life without it. And this recipe really looked like an interesting twist on one of my favorite meals, baked macaroni and cheese casserole. This author’s post may be a bit deceiving. She makes it sound so easy, and claims a quick 20 min of meal prep. Perhaps it’s because I’m 33 weeks pregnant and moving at half speed, but, even with the help of JimBob, we didn’t get the casserole into the oven until the 80 min mark.

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Baked Chicken & Veggie Nuggets

Here I sit in my in-laws new home, and all I can think about is what the heck do I make for my new blog? I’m in a new home that is only partially unpacked, in an unfamiliar town, let alone an unfamiliar state, with unknown grocery stores. I asked the Goddess what she wanted to make, and, like any four year old, she said she wanted chicken nuggets. So, I sat and I thought about it for a little bit, and I thought “why not make them healthy?” With only a little bit of Pinterest searching, I quickly came across this lovely recipe from www.cheekykitchen.com for Chicken & Veggie Nuggets. They looked tasty, and let me tell you, they were.

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