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Menu Monday: 7/30/12

This is the end of day three of my Whole30….I’ll post an update soon.  For now I’ll just say that days one and two weren’t bad.   I hit a bit of a wall this afternoon, but I’m feeling better this evening and am looking […]

It’s Time

We’ve been on a journey the past few years at our house, slowly but surely adding more and more fresh, whole, nutrient-dense foods to our family diet, and removing those food-products that are packaged, processed and nowhere near their natural beginnings (if they ever had […]

Menu Monday: 7/2/12

We’re about 4 weeks into our summer at the Lackey house, and things have been a bit crazy the last week or so.  I’ve had some loose menu plans in the works, but definitely need to get back to a better planning schedule.  My summer […]

Menu Monday: 4/29/12

Here’s our dinner menu for the week.  Stay tuned for a separate post for lunches. Monday:  Favorite Chicken and Big Salad Tuesday:  Pazzagi and Meatballs (pazzagi is my 4-year-old’s new word for spaghetti…and in this case it’s spaghetti squash) and steamed brussels sprouts Wednesday:  Chicken Stir […]

Favorite Chicken

Favorite Chicken

Grilled chicken is a family fave at our house, and this is currently the most requested version.  It’s super easy and super fast….a great weeknight dinner when you don’t have a lot of time to cook.  Cook up a lot on the weekend to have […]

Bacon-wrapped Chicken Thighs

Bacon-wrapped Chicken Thighs

I found this recipe the other day and oh my goodness, it was yummy!  Cass and I loved it, kids liked it, even the neighbor kids that were over for dinner liked it.   I made just a few adjustments, of course, since I never […]

Ginger Lime Chicken

Ginger Lime Chicken

This was a HUGE hit at my house……I may have done a happy dance when two of my four kids asked for a second serving! Sauce: 3 tbsp lime juice 4 tbsp soy sauce (I use gluten-free tamari, you could also use coconut aminos) 2 […]

Menu Monday: 2/13/12

Here’s the plan for this week: Monday:  Jambalaya (first try from a new site….hope it’s good!) Tuesday:  Spaghetti and Meatballs (spaghetti squash, not pasta!) Wednesday:  Marilyn’s Chicken Soup Thursday:  Taco Salad with Chipotle-Lime dressing Friday:  Pizza   I’m looking forward to tonight’s recipe….I love jambalaya […]

Yummy Salad Dressings

I am loving making my own salad dressings.  No more mystery ingredients buried in a list that’s a mile long.  I  make a batch or two of homemade mayo each week, then use that as a base for dressings.  If you choose to use prepared […]

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 […]