Spaghetti Squash Taco Bake

I saw a recipe a while back by Hungry Girl that was a Mexican casserole made with spaghetti squash. I read the recipe once and thought it sounded good, so I decided to make it. I love Mexican food, and I’m always game for a lightened up¬†recipe. Well, the day I went to make it, […]

Spaghetti Squash Taco Bake

Happy 2015, Erik Estrada!

[social_share style=”square” align=”horizontal” heading_align=”inline” facebook=”1″ twitter=”1″ google_plus=”1″ linkedin=”1″ pinterest=”1″ link=”http://www.thecocinamonologues.com” /] It’s been quite a while since I have posted on here. I’m not one to make excuses, but if I was, I’d mention that I’m pregnant with baby number two, have a one and a half year old, and work a full time job. […]

Happy 2015, Erik Estrada!

Mexican Veggie Impasta Bake

If there’s one food I could eat pretty much every day, it’s Mexican. I just love it! Tim didn’t much care for it when we first started dating, but he’s seen the light since he’s been with me. ūüėČ I first got the idea for this casserole from a Hungry Girl recipe. It seemed pretty […]

Mexican Veggie Impasta Bake

Superfood Casserole

Superfood casserole might seem like an oxymoron to you. When you think of¬†casseroles, you probably don’t think of superfoods, and vice versa. Well, let me just tell you how this recipe came about and then maybe it’ll make more sense.¬†As you may know, we have a one-year old son, Wes¬†(14 months, to be exact). He […]

Superfood Casserole

Savory Apple Bacon Sweet Potatoes

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away!¬† Surely I’m not the only one who has started thinking about what I’m going to take to our family get-togethers. ¬†I’ve mentioned before how much I love sweet potatoes. ¬†Don’t get me wrong – I love the sweet, buttery, brown sugary, pecan topped sweet […]

Savory Apple Bacon Sweet Potatoes

Baked Oatmeal with Strawberries, Bananas, and Chocolate

I saw this recipe on Pinterest a while back, and it just looked so delicious. ¬†Sometimes I need to cook breakfast for a crowd, like when we have family in town, so I am always keeping an eye out for new breakfast recipes. ¬†You see a lot of breakfast casseroles that have eggs, meat, and […]

Fake Fancy: Cheesy Quinoa Casserole with Broccoli and Asparagus

Last weekend, I asked Tim what he thought we should cook for dinner Sunday night, and he chose cornish game hens. ¬†When I was trying to think of what to cook with them, I remembered some quinoa I bought a while back and hadn’t done anything with. ¬†I figured I could incorporate a vegetable somehow […]

Fake Fancy: Cheesy Quinoa Casserole with Broccoli and Asparagus