Archive For The “Quick meals” Category

Scallops with Lemon Sauce

Scallops with Lemon Sauce

This dish is more like a summer dish instead of fall, but since I’m trying to clean up my drafts page on this blog, I present to you something fresh, light and easy to cook just when you’re getting inundated with pumpkin everything posts. You can thank me later 🙂

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Baked Chicken and Yellow Squash with Parmesan

Baked Chicken and Yellow Squash with Parmesan

This recipe is based on the parmesan chicken recipe from Simply Recipes and it has become a favorite especially with my youngest daughter who just loves yellow squash! The chicken, the carnivore dad also deemed passable for the regular menu. Me, I like it because it’s so darn easy to cook that it easily qualifies for…

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Easy Creamy Tomato Soup

Easy Creamy Tomato Soup

This was today’s lunch, at the request of The Clone (my youngest daughter). We still have lots of tomatoes coming in from the garden and we have a huge bowl of them on the table. We have sliced tomatoes or salsa with almost every meal and still, it seems like we’re not making a dent…

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Wheat Spaghetti with Turnip Greens

Wheat Spaghetti with Turnip Greens

We cook a lot of pasta and noodle dishes because it’s fast and easy and versatile enough that we don’t feel like we’re eating the same dish all the time. This is one of those dishes that came together easily based on what we had and the limited time to cook it. This week, my…

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Pork and Sitaw (long beans) Stirfry – the lazy way

Pork and Sitaw (long beans) Stirfry – the lazy way

I was feeling lazy, didn’t really feel like cooking the other day, and I wanted to play with my new camera but I still have to feed the family. So I decided to do something quick and enlist some help from the big girls. I had Asi chopping the garlic and onions and The Clone…

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Curry Noodles

Curry Noodles

We had this as a quick weekday meal last week. Whether you have it over rice or noodles, it’s delicious in either case. I also realized, just before I started cooking, that I was out of coconut milk which is what I usually use when I make chicken curry. Even without the coconut milk, it…

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Buttermilk Fried Pork Chops

Buttermilk Fried Pork Chops

I almost didn’t post this recipe because it’s so simple and we cook it all the time. So when my family started asking for pork chop this week, I realized it must have been a while since I’ve cooked them. They usually don’t have to ask! Whether you serve them with or without gravy, they…

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Easy Carbonara

Easy Carbonara

An easy and quick pasta dish is a staple in a pasta loving house like ours and nothing could be easier nor more comforting than pasta carbonara. You can have a bowlful in the length of time it takes for water to boil and pasta to cook. My daughter wanted spaghetti last week but I…

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