Ally's Sweet and Savory Eats: Random Eats

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Random Eats

Ah, Sundays. You either love 'em or hate 'em. Where do you fall?

I love 'em.

I'm glad Friday's post about Homemade Baby Food was exciting to all of you! I honestly thought, I'd only have a few moms comment, but I was wrong! The consensus seemed to be even if you didn't have children yet, you enjoyed the reading.

Okay, this post is going to contain some random eats at our house lately. Pizza and more pizza....some mac-n-cheese....a tostada of sorts....and the little man. We didn't eat him.

We had pizza twice in the last week and a half (I know!) First, I tried this California Pizza Kitchen version while my husband was out of town last week. I had never had this brand, and had a craving for something different, so Garlic Chicken it was. You know my love of garlic, and my love of pizza, so this was right up my alley (or Ally)!


Yum. It was so good, reminded me of my white pizza I make. Crispy, garlicky, and just plain good. Not something you'd want to eat everyday, but once in awhile is okay in my book.

Our other pizza came in the form of Papa Murphy's Take 'n Bake Friday night. I was out running errands, so I picked one up for dinner ($2.00 off coupon, so this HUGE pizza only cost me $7). I wish I would have invented this chain. You bake it at home, so their overhead costs are REALLY low. And it's freshly prepared right in front of you! We opted for sausage and extra mushrooms. Love them 'shrooms.


On the other night last week while hubby was gone, I threw together a tostada with the leftover taco meat from the night before. Simple - tortilla, meat, salsa, cheese, and then baked until crispy. Top with more salsa! In my opinion, a great way to use up leftovers.

And last night I whipped up (ha, more like boiled water, and poured in the ingredients) some of Annie's Organic Sharp Cheddar Mac-n-Cheese. The husband had eaten a late lunch of Hu Hot with his buddy as a late b-day gift, so he wasn't hungry (I can't imagine why...he ate 3 servings there!) So, this little box was all mine, even though I just ate half.


Verdict - extremely good! I would never buy another boxed mac-n-cheese. There are only about 6 ingredients in it, and it's whole wheat organic pasta which is even better. I honestly didn't feel bad about eating it. And better yet, it was on sale at the store Friday night...can't pass up a good deal.

So, needless to say this weekend was not "homemade". But, I believe you've gotta take a break every once in awhile.

Don't worry I walked off these calories with the little man. Here he is all bundled up and ready to go.



Doesn't he look pleased?

Tonight is a frozen dinner I made fresh a couple of weeks ago - Stuffed Shells! I just love pulling a frozen homemade entree out of the freezer and not having to do any work later. Perfect.

9 comments:

  1. I love Sundays... though Saturdays are better ;-). And I think I'll have to try Annie's Organic Sharp Cheddar Mac-n-Cheese sometime!

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  2. I like Sundays too. They are our quiet days... I love that Annie's mac-n-cheese. Since I tried it I haven't bought another kind! I too like the ingredient list. Annie's also makes the individual packets of mac which is perfect for little ones... FYI a little later down the road :)

    Your little boy is ADORABLE!

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  3. Heres to easy to fix food! I like healthy and all but sometimes quick just works better!

    You coming by Just another meatless Monday?

    That boy is a doll baby! I have 3 and boys rule!!

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  4. How come my comments don't post?!?! I'll see if this one does, I hope so!

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  5. Ok for some reason I have to hit 'post comment' twice to make it work! I loved the post on baby food, I will have to come back to it in a few months when the little guy is ready for food!

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  6. ooooh the CPK garlic chicken is the only flavor we have left to try! looks delish! also, that picture of your "little man" is absolutely adorable!

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  7. Sundays are a love/hate in this house! Hate trying to get everyone out the door for church, love the rest of the leisure day:) We do frozen pizza sometimes but there is nothing like pulling something homemade from the freezer:) Love this post! The Peppered Pantry~

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  8. Sundays are a love/hate in this house! Hate trying to get everyone out the door for church, love the rest of the leisure day:) We do frozen pizza sometimes but there is nothing like pulling something homemade from the freezer:) Love this post! The Peppered Pantry~

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