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…

Dirty Cauliflower Rice

Dirty Cauliflower Rice

This quick meal is one of my very favorites….thankfully my family likes it, too! If your kids aren’t fans of celery and peppers, dice them into very small pieces and they’ll soften right up as they cook. I always make enough for leftovers (double the…

Buffalo Chicken with Broccoli Slaw and Baked Potato

Buffalo Chicken with Broccoli Slaw and Baked Potato

Add this to your list of quick and easy dinners—-the whole thing came together in 40 minutes! 1-Heat oven to 350 degrees. 2-Pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/4 inch thick (place in a ziplock bag first, or between two pieces…

Easiest Dinner Ever

Easiest Dinner Ever

I’ve posted my chicken taco recipe before, but thought I’d elaborate a bit on why it’s on my “Go-To” list and honestly, the easiest dinner ever. It’s simple and takes minimal hands-on time.  A few ingredients in the slow-cooker, set it and forget it. Everyone…

Weekly Meal Prep

It’s no secret that I plan my menus in advance, usually a week or two at a time.  What I haven’t written much about is any of the prep-work or pre-cooking I might do over the weekend in order to save time during the week.…

Laundry Detergent Recipe

Laundry Detergent Recipe

  As a family of six, we do a lot of laundry around here.  At any given moment I’ve got a load in the washer, or at least I should if I don’t want to get behind.  And the cost of all the laundry detergent…

O Christmas Tree

  We dragged all the Christmas decorations out of the attic a few days ago, and the kids went to town decorating the tree.  I’ve always loved watching them decorate the tree, and it’s especially fun now that they’re older and have attached their own…

Kids and Vegetables

So I don’t have a recipe today for my 31 Days of Vegetable Recipes series. Instead, I have some words of encouragement for you, and maybe a little bit of tough love. I hear all the time from other moms that “My kids won’t eat…

Paleo Menu Plan

Paleo Menu Plan

I teach a Paleo basics nutrition class (skim to the end of this post for the basic idea of Paleo) at my local CrossFit gym (CrossFit DFW), and put together a sample menu plan for a recent presentation.  Though I don’t usually plan breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks for…

Menu Monday:  9/23/13

Menu Monday: 9/23/13

Monday:  Stir Fry (adding some flank steak to this recipe) Tuesday:  Carnitas and Lime-Cilantro Cauliflower rice Wednesday:  Jambalya Thursday:  Taco Salad Friday:  Leftovers Saturday:  Supper Club (reuniting with some college friends…..can.not.wait) Sunday:  Kids Cooking   A few notes: First, the adhesive chalkboards I had on…