Monday, February 6, 2012

Food: Pinterest is my new friend

I mentioned before my addiction to Pinterest.


I really love that I can sit while I wait for my  kids and mindlessly pin items to my boards.
Sorta like shopping without spending money!
My  husband makes fun of me for "always" being on the site.

However, he is not complaining about all the recipes I have been trying that I have found on Pinterest.
Women of the internet have excellent taste...and are amazing food photographers. 

We try not eat out very often as it is really expensive with two kids who don't eat off the kid's menu anymore.  I miss those kid menu days...they meant I could get a glass of wine!

Now, it costs us a minimum of $50 for us to eat out, even at a mid priced restaurant.

So, instead, I cook at home. We eat well, it's much cheaper and a lot healthier. 
And sometimes really challenging for someone who likes to eat AND hates leftovers.
(really, they sort of freak me out). 

Enter Pinterest to the rescue!
We have had all kinds of lovely things to eat since I started Pinteresting (yes it is a verb, and yes it is used often). From baked eggs in avocados to soup to baked spaghetti squash lasagna, there have been many recipes tried.  This week, I am cooking as many Pinterest found recipes as I can, starting with this recipe tonight.

I will report next week how they all went.
Are you "cooking from Pinterest"? If so, share!
Link or email me your recipes you have tried.

Pinterest Recipe Week at Casa Swann
  • Baked whole chicken, spinach and apple salad, warm butternut squash and chickpea salad
  •  BBQ chicken sandwiches
  • Spaghetti squash with garlic shrimp
  • Smokey Minestrone  
  • Venison Tenderloin/veggie fajitas, orange and avocado salad 

All recipes except the BBQ chicken can be found on my Pinterst "Foodie" board.
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