Archive for the ‘Raising Kids on Read Food’ Category

Corn Avocado Relish

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

Here is the recipe for the Corn Avocado Relish I have mentioned a few times on the blog: Corn Avocado Relish Ingredients: 4 ears of corn 2 poblano peppers 5-6 avocados 2 limes 1/3 of a large white onion, chopped 1/3 of a large red onion, chopped 1/2 bunch of cilantro 2T. Olive Oil 2 […]

This Is How We Make the Pie

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 in Nature, Raising Kids on Read Food


Baby Food 101

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 in Babies, Parenting Tips, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

Preface: You should do baby food the way you and your pediatrician feel is right. These are just my opinions and what has worked for me. Every single mama, family and BABY are so different! For about two weeks, Baby Shae has been acting like she needs something more than Mama’s milk! Silly me, I […]

Lazy Recipe Posts

Thursday, September 1st, 2011 in Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

My recipe posts have become quite lazy. Since I now hold a baby when making dinner, I can’t hold a camera and take pictures of the different steps. We will be sitting down to eat and I’ll take a bite and think, “DANG VANESSA! That is good. You should blog this one!” So I’ll snap […]

15 Minute Meals

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

What could be better than dinner only taking 15 minutes? Someone bringing you dinner? Alright, you got me there. Eating chocolate chip cookies for dinner? Yeah, I wish I could still pull that off. My metabolism has gone down the crapper. So let’s say a 15 Minute Meal WOULD be pretty awesome. I’ll show you […]

Biscuit Chicken Pot Pies (No Whine Dinner)

Friday, August 5th, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

Sometimes I don’t feel like cooking something new or trying something new with the girls. ┬áSometimes I really don’t want to involve them in cooking that much. At these times, I want something easy that won’t create any whining or extra work at dinner time. But at the same time, I want it to be […]

Chicken Curry My Way (and the way the kiddos will eat it)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

OLLO. How ya doing? Good. Well today, I am going to try to talk you into trying curry for family dinner. Ha, wait did you already click off my blog? No really, I want to try to talk you into trying something new. Curry is a strong flavor, curry can be spicy and curry can […]

Meal Planning 101

Tomorrow night I have put together an activity for the ladies in my church on “Home Management 101” where we will attend 3 “Mini Classes” on Couponing, Meal Planning and Household Cleaning Tips. Seriously, I know sometimes we don’t mind it and then sometimes we can’t stand it, but shopping, cooking and cleaning are things […]

Fish Cakes

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

Fish Cakes! Something new that we have never tried before. The girls and I loved them. Fish Cakes Makes 12 fish cakes Ingredients: Salmon fillet, a little over 1 lb 2 lbs of Idaho Potatoes 1 to 1 1/2 Cups of Milk Zest of 1 Lemon Bay Leaf Black Pepper & Salt 1/2 Bunch of […]

Easy Gordita Recipe

Gorditas! I just like how that sounds. This was my first time making them and, ooh la la, they were good. I love when I find a recipe that everyone likes, especially when it is CHEAP, good for you and turns out well. Then you know it is a keeper. I really think that delicious […]