Roasted Green Beans

Roasted Green Beans

Green beans are my favorite vegetable forever and ever….always have been, always will be. Canned, boiled, sautéed, with bacon and without (though always better with bacon!), you can’t go wrong with them. But roasting them is by far the best way to serve them….even my…

Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker

Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker

The slow cooker is by far the easiest way to cook a spaghetti squash……the hardest part is thinking ahead to get it in the slow cooker, but it’s worth the extra time! Using a skewer or long, thin knife (I use a stainless steel kabab…

Weekly Menu:  10/3/2016

Weekly Menu: 10/3/2016

      Because I am participating in the Whole Life Challenge through November 11, all of my menus will be compliant with their Lifestyle nutrition level.  Any ingredients in the recipes I link to that are not compliant with be omitted or substituted.     Breakfast Plans:  Scrambled…

Weekly Menu:  9/26/2016

Weekly Menu: 9/26/2016

  Because I am participating in the Whole Life Challenge through November 11, all of my menus will be compliant with their Lifestyle nutrition level.  Any ingredients in the recipes I link to that are not compliant with be omitted or substituted.     Breakfast Plans:  I’ll make a…

Weekly Menu:  5/9/2016

Weekly Menu: 5/9/2016

Here’s the plan for this week: Monday:  Enchilada Stuffed Peppers (I use green salsa instead of making the tomatillo sauce) Tuesday:  Quick Garlic-Lime Pork Chops, Cilantro-Lime Cauliflower Rice, Sautéed Corn (using frozen corn) Wednesday:  Burgers, Big Salad (served salad-bar style) Thursday:  Greek Chicken Kabobs, Sautéed Green…

Weekly Menu:  2/29/2016

Weekly Menu: 2/29/2016

  Because I am participating in the Whole Life Challenge for the next eight weeks, all of my menus will be compliant with their Lifestyle nutrition level.  Any ingredients in the recipes I link to that are not compliant with be omitted or substituted.   Monday:  This chicken, to…

Weekly Menu:  2/22/2016

Weekly Menu: 2/22/2016

Because I am participating in the Whole Life Challenge for the next eight weeks, all of my menus will be compliant with their Lifestyle nutrition level.  Any ingredients in the recipes I link to that are not compliant with be omitted or substituted.   Monday:  Breakfast Hashbrown Cups (changing…

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 Menu:  2/8/2016

Weekly Menu: 2/8/2016

Because I am participating in the Whole Life Challenge for the next eight weeks, all of my menus will be compliant with their Lifestyle nutrition level.  Any ingredients in the recipes I link to that are not compliant with be omitted or substituted.   Monday:  Chicken Tacos, Corn Salad…

Weekly Menu:  2/1/2016

Weekly Menu: 2/1/2016

Because I am participating in the Whole Life Challenge for the next eight weeks, all of my menus will be compliant with their Lifestyle nutrition level.  Any ingredients in the recipes I link to that are not compliant with be omitted or substituted.   Monday:  Balsamic Pork Chops, Roasted…