- Almond Butter and Jelly on Whole Wheat
- Leftover Fruit Salad
- Red Pepper Strips
- Flavored Yogurt
- Snack: Granola Bar
I love… love, love, LOVE, taco night. Always have, even as a kid. I have fond memories of mom browning ground chuck on the stove while we piled up the toppings in the middle of the table.
Back then we used taco sauce, cheese, lettuce and tomato, and Mom would drain the fat that cooked out the beef. I remember wanting her to buy those taco dinner night boxes that came with the seasoning and shells so badly, but she never would. Let’s say I get my home cooking desire from her. She was a stickler on not cooking out of a box and she’d season the beef herself. Read the rest of this post
- Plain Kidney Bean and Green Bean Salad
- Leftover Fruit Salad from an Edible Arrangement
- Powdered Donut
- Snack: Small Bag of Ranch PopChips
What Came Home? Read the rest of this post
Last week at the farm stand I was shocked to find some nice sized zucchini. I thought they were gone for the season but with the warmer weather some plants are still producing.
I happened to have an extra 4 oz of ground turkey hanging around and I decided to use it, a small habanero pepper and some Laughing Cow as the basis for a simple stuffing for the zucchini.
Not sure if this is officially a “salad” but I don’t know what else to call it besides, maybe, “Fall in a Bowl?” But I’m reserving that title for my Overnight Steel Cut Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal. So Warm Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad it is.
I was inspired today to make an Unprocessed Lunch using whatever I could find in my pantry for the #October Unprocessed Challenge. I think too many people see unprocessed food as a hassle and therefore choose more processed options out of desperation for a quick meal. Read the rest of this post
I don’t know what came over me this morning. I was about to make breakfast and then thought, Hmmm I should record this. It’s been awhile since I’ve done a GreenLiteBites video.
And there you have it. The Quick Kale Egg video was born. As you know, “quick” for me and videos means about 10 minutes. I was going to edit it down more but watching Little Bean at the end flirt with taking a bite is pretty funny. He didn’t end up eating a lot but I got a few bites in. :) Read the rest of this post
There’s nothing like a change in seasons to inspire new, fun dishes.
Cindy recently left this comment on my Single Serve Steel Cut Oats Topped with Blueberries post,
I love steel cut oats and look forward to trying this recipe. Any chance of you revising your pumpkin recipe with steel cut instead of old fashioned? yum
A seed was planted. Read the rest of this post
I have no idea how to start this post. It feels like I haven’t been in my kitchen for weeks!
This morning was the first day I woke up in my own house after FitBloggin and I just HAD to get creative. I can’t explain it, but it’s therapeutic for me.
So I opened the fridge too see what I had and the Edible Arrangement the Husband got me to celebrate the end of the conference was staring at my face. Read the rest of this post
There’s just something about the tart sweetness and delicate flesh of a raspberry that seems indulgent to me. I love them! There’s only one problem, I can eat a pint in 30 seconds. Flat.
I love this idea not only because it’s simple, light and fun but it slows me down and lets the enjoyment of the raspberry last just a little but longer.