Taco Soup

Taco Soup in a slow-cooker or on the stove-top from foodiewithfamily.com

The church we attended when all five of our kids were born had a charming habit of providing two weeks of meals for families with new babies. I cherished the food I received after the births of my children. You could say they were like manna from heaven. This family-favorite, Taco Soup, was one of…

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Portuguese Style Baked Eggs

Portuguese Style Baked Eggs. Spicy tomato and red pepper sauce, three cheeses, fresh herbs from foodiewithfamily.com

I’ve mentioned a time or two before that breakfast and I are not always on speaking terms. I’m not the “spring out of bed ready to take on the world and solve math equations” kind of person. It takes all I have to make a cup of tea and try to drink it without dribbling…

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15 Minute Korean Style Beef

15 Minute Korean Style Beef. Slightly spicy and somewhat sweet, with a taste reminiscent of bulgogi from foodiewithfamily.com

Raise your hand if you need a go-to dish that delivers major taste-bud tingling, pleases everyone in the house, is easy on the wallet, and is done in about 15 minutes from start to finish? Yeah. I’m seeing a lot of hands. It’s kind of universal, isn’t it? Enter 15 Minute Korean Style Beef, stage…

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Jerk Bacon

Jerk seasoned bacon for topping salads and sandwiches or soups from foodiewithfamily.com

On the first Carnival Cruise I took (The Carnival Sunshine), I glommed onto one of the brunch offerings like it was my life’s blood; Jerk Bacon Caesar Salad. That was *my* brunch item. There was something so utterly perfect about the spicy, crispy, savoury bacon combined with the classic punch of Caesar salad. I had…

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Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad

Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad hard boiled eggs Parmesan from foodiewithfamily.com

When I brought you the Torn Croutons earlier this week, I teased you with a glimpse of my current favourite salad; Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad. This is the ultimate entrée salad for this time of year. Salmon makes it Lenten friendly, waist-line friendly, clock-friendly and wallet friendly. Blackening the salmon gives it a little extra…

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Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato and Chicken Tortellini Bake

Creamy Sundried Tomato and Chicken Tortellini Bake cheese greek yogurt

I know the West Coast is already experiencing spring in the air, but out here in the Great Lakes States and the North East, we are still decidedly parked under Old Man Winter’s thumb. Sunday, we had what was quite literally the coldest day since 1899. Honest to Pete, people. It didn’t get above -5°F…

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Honey Sriracha Glazed Chicken Bites

Simple Honey Sriracha Glaze Chicken Bites

There’s a pretty good chance that the recipe I’m sharing today is my kids new favourite party food: Honey Sriracha Glazed Chicken Bites. They are every bit as delicious as they look. On top of just plain looking pretty, they beyond easy to throw together and don’t require anything more exotic than ingredients I can…

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Blood Orange Miso Glazed Broiled Salmon

Blood Orange Miso Glazed Salmon from foodiewithfamily.com

The guys and I are BIG fans of fish all year round, but we eat it a lot more regularly during the Lenten season when we -as a family- pass on meat on Fridays. Fish is one of my favourite proteins by virtue of how quickly and easily I can pull together a polished, delicious…

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Bacon Jalapeno Meatloaf

Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Meatloaf from foodiewithfamily.com

I have a long, love/hate history with meatloaf. I never liked it as a kid. The texture just had me all kinds of wound up. In the interest of accuracy, though, I should say “hate/love” relationship because I’ve discovered as I aged that it wasn’t the loaf I hated as much as it was that…

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Roasted Corn Potato Chowder

Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder from foodiewithfamily.com

People. It’s cold here. Seriously. I was in Mexico, Grand Cayman, and Jamaica last week. I came home two hours before a major winter storm hit that came *WOOHOO* with a serious cold snap. It hit -5°F the day after I got home. Truth? I was okay with it. I live here for a reason….

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