Six Summer Dishes We Found on Pinterest…

The boys and I have been trying to give Brian a few more breaks from cooking during the week. With the kids home all day and no soccer practices to run off to in the evenings we’re able to get a little more creative even on weeknights. But it’s hot and no one wants to spend five hours cooking, right?

Here are six yummy looking things we found on Pinterest this weekend that we’re going to be putting to the test in the kitchen soon… (in no particular order)


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Prosciutto Wrapped Meatballs and Dumpling Soup

There’s an Asian-market across the street from our doctor’s office, so when Dylan had an appointment I took the opportunity to go see what was new for the day while Loretta waited with him. I came across these little gluten-free rice dumplings and suddenly five ideas ran through my mind for soups that we could make, so I picked up a bag. The kids wanted meatballs for dinner though, so these prosciutto wrapped meatballs resting on top of the soup were the result …

pruchuto wrapped meatballs and rice dumpling soup (yes it's gluten free)
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Chicken, Green Beans, and Potatoes – All Made Fast!

Basketball season has been a bit rough, some of Dylan’s games don’t even start until 8:30 PM. It’s tempting to just hit a drive-through on those nights for simplicity, but we’ve managed to avoid it so far. Thank goodness.

Chicken, Potatoes, Green Beans, Yum

This dinner only took about 35 minutes, we didn’t do anything fancy and we just used whatever was in the fridge!
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Breakfast for Dinner Quiche

The “crust” is made from hashbrown shreds pressed into the bottom of the pie plate. I blind baked that alone for about 10-15 minutes before I filled it with the egg mixture.

Breakfast for Dinner Quiche

The egg mixture includes pre-cooked sausage crumbles and ham cubes, diced peppers and onions, and of course we added some cheddar cheese.
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