Fall is here and you can finally feel it in the air. The cold mornings and the leaves turning color. Here comes the holidays filled with sweets and heavy comforting foods! It's easy to crave warm foods in winter to keep toasty and cool foods in the summer. You can still have salads in the winter with warm foods in it! This fall farro salad will keep you full and warm all over!
Blog #123:Now that school is back in session and the Fall is upon us, I crave comfy meals, which of course aren't always the healthiest. Instead of salads I enjoy more grains and roasted vegetables. Warm foods to keep me toasty! My boys wanted me to make cheeseburgers this weekend. I however, wanted to try [...]
There are so many healthy breakfast ideas without having the same thing everyday. Change things up. Try something new. It also doesn’t have to take you 30 minutes to make. Filling and inexpensive and the kids will love these meals. They won't be asking for a snack an hour later! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!
Blog#120: What is your favorite meal for breakfast? Breakfast sandwiches seem to be a popular choice. I wonder if it’s because it’s an easy grab and go in such a busy era, we live in. This grilled cheese with egg and arugula will make your day. It’s easy and satisfying without the greasy breakfast sandwich [...]
Most schools are nut free because of the rise in nut allergies over the years. I decided to update my nut free school lunch ideas blog. Nut-Free meals and snacks also make it more difficult to create meals when you have to check the labels on snacks and ingredients when cooking. These lunch ideas are great for school and work.
Dark Chocolate Blog #118: An easy 3 ingredient sweet made with chocolate, dates and almonds. Yes, that’s it! My favorite is milk chocolate but I also enjoy semi sweet and dark chocolate. My husband saw a video of NBA basketball player Kevin Love’s favorite snack. So I decided to give it a go. All my [...]
I decided to make a part II on What to Do and Make with Leftovers. There are so many ways to incorporate your leftovers instead of tossing them in the trash! Of course, if you are not planning on using them right away then make sure to freeze them! Don't you love going to restaurants where there is a salad bar with a ton on roasted vegetables to add to your salad? I love that! I have thought of doing that on many occasions. Preparing a bunch of vegetables to add to my salads. Using my leftovers gives me the same results without having to make extras for salads!
Blog #114: Lately it has been busier than usual and therefore I haven’t had much time for anything really. In the midst of things I decided to make a quick lunch so I could finish all my errands. I made chili lime shrimp tacos. No other seasoning required. Toss the chili lime seasoning liberally onto [...]
Did you know if there was one food you could live on for the rest of your life it would be potatoes? Potatoes essentially have all the amino acids and proteins our bodies need. However, we would have deficiencies with other vitamins. Most of us love potatoes and I'd say french fries is the most popular! My favorite potato to make at home is the baby potatoes. Why? Roasted baby potatoes are so easy to make and don't take forever to bake!