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 [...]
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.
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 eggplants get their name because when young they actually look like eggs? Fun fact for ya. The majority of people, I'd say love pizza. I can name 2 people that don't like pizza. That is it! Pizza is so comforting, also filling, cozy and delicious. It is an easy meal for those weeknights that you don't want to cook and easy meal that the kids will enjoy. On top of all that, you can make pizza so many different ways, from the crust, toppings, cheese and sauce! Eggplant pizza tastes just as good and is a lighter bite than a traditional pizza.
I made a cilantro sauce marinated in chicken and mixed the sauce into a corn orzo salad. Cilantro by far is my favorite herb. I use it on just about every dish. If a dish calls for basil or parsley I end up using cilantro. Why? Because I always have it stocked. I can't live without it. Three things I always have in my kitchen is cilantro, lemons or limes and fresh parmesan cheese. Must haves, to make any dish!