Meal Prep Chipotle Beef

Meal Prep Chipotle Beef

One of the easiest and quickest ways to meal prep on the weekend is to make 2-3 components that can be used in several meals throughout the week. Example: Meal Prep Chipotle Beef. I made this last week and used it for breakfast, lunch and…

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

While green beans have always been and always will be my favorite vegetable, butternut squash is a very closes second. I could easily eat a whole pan of roasted squash in a matter of minutes….it’s better than candy! Roasted Butternut Squashserves 4 Ingredients:1 large butternut…

Cook Once, Eat Twice:  Pulled Pork

Cook Once, Eat Twice: Pulled Pork

My basic slow cooker pulled pork recipe is one of my faves…..not only is it delicious the day you make it (served with a crunchy cabbage salad and roasted sweet potatoes), but it easily fits into several other easy meals.  Make the pulled pork on…

Waffles

Waffles

I’ve mentioned this book before, when I talked about our pancake recipe.  Our usual waffle recipe comes from this book as well, on the very next page. Again, I’ve tweaked it a bit, switching out a few ingredients.  It’s quick, easy and really yummy. Top…

Pancakes

Pancakes

I received this cookbook in 1996 at one of my wedding showers, and it’s one of the few cookbooks that I still turn to after 16 years of marriage.  I have used this time and time again, even in recent years when my cooking style…

Scrambled Eggs with Kale and Onions

Scrambled Eggs with Kale and Onions

An easy version of scrambled eggs…..the kale adds a nice texture to the eggs and onions sautéed in bacon grease are always good! 2 eggs, whisked well 1-2 tbsp bacon grease 1/2 cup chopped kale 1/4 cup chopped onion Heat the bacon grease in a…

Oven-cooked Bacon

Oven-cooked Bacon

I love bacon.  Love, love, love it. I also love my glass cook-top.  Love, love, love it. However, I hate cleaning splattered bacon grease from my glass cook-top.  Hate it with a capital H. Sooo, I make bacon in the oven.  Yay! I line a…

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

We’re down to our last box of cereal, with no plans to replenish the supply.  I think I’m more nervous about it than my kids are, mostly because it means I won’t have something simple to fall back on every morning for breakfast. But, I’ve…