Cumin Spiced Jasmine Rice

I never understood people who said they often craved a big bowl of rice. I mean, really? Rice? Now I get it.

Crockpot Taco Soup

While there is certainly no shortage of crockpot taco soup recipes out there, I figured I’d go ahead and throw mine in the mix too.

Basic Homemade Granola

The first time I had homemade granola, it was a gift from a friend. It was gingerbread flavored and it was amazing. I always had it in my head that making my own granola wasn’t practical or cost efficient — boy, was I wrong.

So you need to make a drastic diet change…

Perhaps you’ve recently been diagnosed with celiac disease, hashimoto’s, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, a food allergy or perhaps you have been told you need to lose weight for the sake of your health. Regardless of the reason, being told the way you currently eat isn’t going to cut it any longer is quite the blow….

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

I’d like to think I know a thing or two about BBQ. My dad taught himself how to BBQ and competed in lots of BBQ competitions when I was younger. I never really helped him make anything, but I was an unofficial taste tester. Rain or shine, he was out there smoking something nearly every…

Meal Prep 9/25

Hello! So, I have this idea that I would eventually like to put up weekly what our meal plan/grocery list/meal prep looked like and share any tips or anything. This is my off week from dinners (more on that later) so I thought I’d give it a go. Since it’s only breakfast and lunch, this…

Creating & Using a Master Grocery List

When it comes to grocery shopping, there are a variety of methods to help keep you organized and sane. Of course, no one method will work for everyone. I’d like to explore some different ideas with you to help kickstart your journey in finding what works for your lifestyle. The first method I want to talk…

Skillet Taco Meat

As I delve deeper into the idea of meal planning/organization, I want to begin sharing some quick recipes/non-recipes that we use regularly. This taco meat is a standard around here. It’s simple, freezes well and is versatile. Sometimes I’ll put it in tortillas and make burritos, sometimes I’ll roast some sweet potatoes to go with…

Cheesy Kielbasa & Broccoli Skillet

Sometimes you need a big bowl of something covered in cheese. If you add broccoli to the bowl of something covered in cheese, you feel much better about eating it. Proven fact.

5 Keys to Meal Organization

Being organized when it comes to meal time saves you. It saves you stress, time, money, calories, fat, sodium and so much more. There is freedom that comes when you take control of your family’s diet and say, “Enough!” to the corporations trying to convince you to purchase their next conveniently prepared dinner option. Whether…