Posts Tagged ‘Weeknight Meals’

Quick Lasagna Casserole {aka Lazy Lasagna}

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Quick Lasagna Casserole with Bowtie Pasta {aka Lazy Lasagna}

Not too long ago, I made a huge batch of bison, bean, and vegetable soup. It was, if I do say so myself, pretty fabulous.

Naturally, I completely expected my hubby not to like it. (more…)

Pina Colada Chicken Recipe {Plus Paleo Eating and a Review of Melissa Joulwan’s Well Fed 2 Cookbook}

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Pina Colada Chicken

I remember having a discussion with a friend a few years ago (before paleo was a household word) about the paleo way of eating. She was telling me about a friend of a friend who had converted three months ago and claimed to “feel great and be in the best shape of her life”. (more…)

31 Fast, Healthy Dinner Recipes for Busy Nights {And Food Blogger Cookbook Swap Announcement}

Monday, January 13th, 2014

31 Fast, Healthy Dinner Recipes for Busy Nights

In the collage above, on the left: Seared Salmon with Tzatziki Sauce; on the right, top to bottom: Sautéed Kale with Sausage and White Beans, Two-Bean Vegetable Soup, and  Stovetop Tuscan Mac and Cheese.

In the spirit of getting good food into your family fast on a harried weeknight, here is a one-month collection of quick, nutritious meals. Most of them come together in under 30 minutes, some of them use a slow-cooker to help get dinner on the table with minimal effort, and others help you remake leftovers into a delicious and completely different new meal. (more…)

Stovetop Tuscan Mac and Cheese

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Thank you to I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter® for sponsoring this post. I am happy for the opportunity to share products that I enjoy with my readers, and I hope you like my recipe for Stovetop Tuscan Mac and Cheese.

Stovetop Tuscan Mac and Cheese

There are the obvious sources of mealtime inspiration, like cookbooks, food magazines, and food blogs. There are friends’ recommendations, and remakes of restaurant favorites.

But how often do we really go to our moms for recipe advice? (I mean after college anyway…my mom was my cooking guru during undergrad!) (more…)

Seared Salmon with Tzatziki Sauce

Friday, May 31st, 2013

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I don’t really consider myself a clean freak, but I guess if the shoe fits. Or if she walks like a duck and talks like a duck…or in this case, if she feels the need to clean daily whether the apartment needs it or not…

Ok, I guess you can go ahead and call me a clean freak (my husband already does).

Which is why I’m appalled to say we had an ant issue not too long ago. (Ok, that’s a little dramatic. But I was at the very least surprised.) And to make matters worse, one day I heard one of our elderly lady neighbors yelling profanities out in the hallway; I ran out to see what was wrong (yup, some neighbors still do that, lol) and she was complaining about ants! (more…)

Ancho-Garlic Fish Tacos with Citrus-Mint Cabbage Slaw

Friday, May 10th, 2013

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This recipe was developed for #McCormickTacoNight and this post is sponsored by McCormick; as always, opinions are my own.

We all know it’s not polite to stare at people eating, but have you ever stolen a glance? Truthfully, it’s hard not to notice the way a person eats when they’re sitting next to or across from you; it’s interesting, and I think you can tell a lot about someone by the way they make and eat a plate of food. (more…)

Thai-Inspired Fried Rice with Chicken

Friday, February 15th, 2013

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A while ago Mike had an intern at work whose family owned a Thai restaurant; we’ll call him “Jay”. To this Jay, I would like to say thank you for expanding my husband’s culinary horizons in a way that only hunger and an opportune moment can do (aka, if you’re hungry enough, you’ll try anything). (more…)

Pepper + Onion Pasta with Sausage {Giveaway}

Monday, January 28th, 2013

DSC_5720(small)I can’t resist picking up a unique (or better yet, strange) food item, and even something that seems as ordinary as pasta is no different. (Food bloggers, I know you get this…everyone else, I know it’s a little weird.) (more…)

Sautéed Kale with Sausage and White Beans

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Sautéed Kale with Sausage and White Beans

Mike and I always joke that we are much more active in colder months, and this week was a good example. (Side Note: We are cold-weather people…I am so excited for our first snowfall!)

The past seven days have been crazy busy with entertaining…I’ve made roast chicken, a slow-cooking Moroccan-inspired stew (like this one), and even an autumnal-themed luncheon. Now it’s time for a quiet meal and some quick-cooking comfort food. (more…)

Cabbage, Carrot, & Chicken Stir-Fry

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Some nights it goes like this…

It’s been one of those days (you know those days, when anything that could go wrong did), and now it’s almost 6 o’clock.  Hubby just walked through the door…he’s hungry and so are you, and if you have kids they’re probably claiming to be starving.  Dinner is an afterthought, and more of an inconvenience than anything else.  You’re thinking take-out and you’re about to reach for the menu. (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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