Fruits & Veggies in a Snap

🙋‍♀️Today I am sharing a couple of my favorite kitchen tools! What I've learned over the years is that skinny does not mean healthy. What's more important is getting adequate water, rest, exercise and nutrition - which is a challenge when you are always on the go. The reason convenience foods are convenient is because... Continue Reading →


Brunch and a DIY

Oh man - what a long day! So I started my day by making a sausage, sweet potato, and kale breakfast casserole. It sounds like kind of a weird combo but it was AMAZING! Here is a pre-oven shot. I forgot to take a picture of it on my plate because I was too busy... Continue Reading →

Weekly Menu & Meal Prep

I have a busy week coming up so tonight while I am planning our weekly menu I am also cooking taco soup ahead of schedule and meal prepping. I have shared this taco soup before, it is definitely one of my favorites. It comes together in a snap and is great for lunch at work.... Continue Reading →

Cooking up Some Pork Tetrazzini

Tonight I am cooking up some Pork Tetrazzini! First I took about a pound of boneless pork and cut it into strips. I dredged them in whole wheat flour and browned the meat in about 2 tablespoons of oil, then set them aside. To the pan drippings, I added another tablespoon of oil, 2 tablespoons... Continue Reading →

Baked Pasta & Greens

Tonight I am making baked pasta with greens. Instead of using a jarred marina sauce which usually contains chemicals, I made my own. Marina Sauce: mash 2 garlic cloves and sauté in oil remove the garlic and stir in 15 oz can of tomato sauce and 10 oz diced tomatoes sprinkle in around 1/2tsp of... Continue Reading →

Tonight’s Dinner: Stuffed Peppers

Tonight I am making one of my favorite recipes from Linda's Low Carb site: Make Me Stuffed Peppers.  First off, this recipe is delish - you don't even miss the extra carbs that are snuck into traditional recipes with the addition of white rice. Second, this recipe is super easy to make. You boil two... Continue Reading →

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