Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Scrumptious

Dinner: Chicken Tacos
Verdict- and I quote: "I'm on my third one..." Jeff, the husband and resident taste tester.

Ingredients:
Chicken breasts
1 can of tomato sauce
1 4oz can of green chilis (I used two because I know my husband loves the kick)
1 cup of onions (I used 1/3 because Jeff's not an onion fan- he didn't even know they were there mwahaha)
2 tbsp of chili powder
1/4 tsp of garlic powder
It called for worschestershire sauce but I hate that stuff. So I added 2 tbsp of vinegar and 1 tbsp of maple syrup.

Put chicken breasts in crock pot- mix ingredients in seperate bowl and pour over chicken. Cook on high for 4-5 hours. Service with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, tortillas- anything you like on beef tacos. I was thinking about adding black beans the next time...hmmm...that's a thought.

Up next in my baking adventures, I'm going to tempt Jeff's tastebuds by making him a yellow cake with chocolate frosting. All from scratch. Jeff's a yellow cake fan, but I don't really like the fake 'n' bake boxed cakes and frostings so I'm trying different things. Oh if only I were a stay at home mom and rich we'd all be plump and well fed.

Also- I'm trying to branch out here. Feeding a one-year-old has become quite difficult lately. Its hard to keep it healthy and keep the little guy interested.

I'm going to start keeping track of what we make him for meals online and any new creations we might stumble across in hopes of helping people/parents who read my blog (if there are any at all). I would love input on recipes.

Today for dinner Caderyn had a whole wheat tortilla with cheese and organic black beans. I figured that's good 'cause its the grains, the dairy and then the veggie and protein/fiber. I'm a little concerned though about what the beans do to his pooper. Man, am I in for a stinky diaper in the morning.

Breakfast for the little guy tomorrow:
Apples and cinnamon oatmeal

Lunch: Organic Southwestern soup and carrots and crackers

Dinner: Whole wheat pasta with olive oil and parmesean cheese.

1 comment:

Kelly Smith said...

My all time favorite cookbook is Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld! Tyler and I have enjoyed spicing up our meals with hidden veggies! One of my favorites is a chocolate cake made with beats... sounds gross, but tastes amazing!