Simplicity is the theme this year. No other time of the day can be more stressful than morning, especially if you have to be out the door at a certain time. I’m usually grabbing for something quick, like toast or cereal, when I’m in a hurry. I may even grab a piece of fruit and… Continue reading The Perfect Whole-Wheat Pancake Mix
Granola Bars are a staple in our home. They are perfect for packing in the girls’ lunch box, perfect for an after-workout or pre-workout snack, and perfect for me to throw in my bag for when I (or anyone else) is hangry. If you don’t know what hangry is… well, it’s when your hunger brings on some serious… Continue reading The Perfect “Chewy” Granola Bar
I’ve noticed that cottage cheese has made a much needed come back from the Never Eat Foods imaginary kingdom. I grew up eating cottage cheese only because my mother did. She often ate it as a snack with either canned pineapple (my brother and I fought over the juice 🙂 or with grapes. Nothing fancy. Not complicated.… Continue reading Strawberries and Cottage Cheese
For years I have been making muesli for breakfast. I originally heard of this recipe when I was obsessed with the cookbook The Healthy Kitchen by Andrew Weil and Rosie Daley. You might recognize the name Rosie Daley because she was Oprah’s personal chef for many years. The cookbook has been my all-time favorite. I revert… Continue reading Muesli-A Breakfast MUST!
Ever heard the phrase, “don’t knock it till you try it”? Well, it totally applies here. I mentioned to a couple of my friends that I was posting this recipe today and ALL of their noses turned up! Why??? It’s just cabbage, y’all… just cabbage.. don’t freak out! I mean, what else are we to do with… Continue reading It’s cabbage, y’all! (Recipe of the Day Series)
My niece’s 1st birthday was over the weekend. I went to Atlanta to help my sister-in-law set up a very-girly birthday party. Between the two of us, we share 5 girls total – We know how to put on a girly party for sure! Purple was the main color used, along with gray and white.… Continue reading Strawberry Salad (Recipe of the Day)
I posted this picture January 1, 2015. One year later, I’m still mixing up the same green smoothie. It’s simple, actually. If it wasn’t, I wouldn’t do it! This year is a year of simplicity. Home, family, food.. all back to the basics. None of this complicated stuff, or crazy ingredients, or even unrealistic goals… Continue reading Green Smoothie (Recipe of the Day Series)