Hi everyone! It seems rare that I pop in with a weekly hello these days… that's because it is! But here I am! Halfway to 28 weeks pregnant and gearing up for the ever popular glucose test tomorrow. Woo! Not. I've never heard good things so I can't say I'm thrilled.
Other lingering thoughts…
Choosing a pediatrician...
Wondering what the baby will look like and hoping he isn't 10 lbs at birth...
Getting excited for baby showers!
And in other unrelated news, we took date night to the movies last night. And we saw M. Night Shyamalan's "Split." It was amazing. It was one of the most suspenseful, disturbing and horrifying movies I have seen in quite some time. We see A LOT of movies. And I would say this is one of my favorites in the last 6 months. I really don't want to give anything away… but I highly suggest seeing it. It isn't your standard scary movie scream fest - it is so much more. Sweet & Modern gives it a big thumbs up. :)
And… for a super fast dinner and crowd pleaser…
Taco Skillet. This recipe is SO easy. Your children could make it (if you trusted them with a hot stove). There are many variations to this recipe… honestly, you can't mess it up. I make it sort of differently every time! But here's the basics:
|photo courtesy of Campbells|
1 lb hamburger (or turkey works too!)
1 can tomato soup
1/2 to 1 cup of salsa
1/2 cup water
8 soft tortilla shells (torn into 1 inch pieces)
Shredded cheddar cheese (as much as you can handle!)
1. Brown hamburger in a 10 inch skillet stovetop. Add seasonings as preferred.
2. Drain grease.
3. Pour hamburger back in to skillet. Add tomato soup, water, salsa and shells.
4. Increase temp until it starts to bubble/boil.
5. Reduce heat.
5. Add shredded cheese. A little or a lot. (I do a lot!)
6. Let simmer and let the cheese melt. Serve with a dollop of sour cream!
That's it! Seriously. So flavorful and easy. You can even sneak in spinach or anything else you want to add! I love that this takes under 30 minutes - start to finish - and ONE PAN. Go forth and make this delicious, easy, old Campbells soup recipe. :)
PS - husband approved!
Hope everyone is having a great week!