Hearty Taco Pie for a billion

One day last year at TJ Maxx (my favorite store), I came upon this absolutely BEAUTIFUL 15 inch cast iron skillet. It was $29.99 and I couldn’t pass it up. The price and the size made it so hard to walk away from. This pan normally goes for upwards of $70.  A couple of weeksRead more

He Didn’t Forget- A Valentine’s Day story

For Valentine’s Day, I received my favorite lip gloss and a beautiful bracelet from my husband. He is so amazing and thoughtful! However, I WAS surprised that he didn’t get me flowers. . .For the past 8 years he has always given me flowers, that he arranges himself, and a card.  He made me breakfastRead more

So long 2016- Hello 2017!

What a year! A lot happened in 2016, both in the world and in my personal life. Good things and bad things, sad things and happy things. I wanted to give up MANY times but I didn’t. I’m sure a lot of you felt the same way, but honestly, that is what got me throughRead more

Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

Thanksgiving is coming! It’s coming really fast. Around the Galvan house, we take our holidays very seriously. The Mister brines a couple of turkey’s every Thanksgiving, and I doubt that this year will be any different. One thing for sure, he’s not in big box retail anymore so, I will have him home all dayRead more

Paleo Chicken Salad

Today is Day 5 of being off of the 21 Day Superhero Challenge and I’m still feeling so good!  One of my favorite things about the challenge is the meal plans that Emily Schromm sends us. In the last three that I’ve done, I have tried at least one recipe from each one. I reallyRead more

Paleo Ranch Dressing

Making my own dressing for my salads has really been fun! I get to be creative with the spices I add and that makes everyone in my house happy- especially the Mister. We have this ongoing argument about some of the things I make us for meals. He says some things are not REAL foodRead more

Super Simple Paleo Mexi-Mayo

Since I’ve been doing the 21 Day Superhero Challenge, I have stepped up my game on reading the ingredients on common items that I buy. One of those things is mayonnaise, the other is ranch dressing. When I make homemade mayonnaise, I like to add LIME to my recipe. Most homemade mayo recipes call forRead more

Brussels & Bacon

Let me share this fond memory about brussel sprouts from childhood: I was 5 years old. My mom loved brussel sprouts with lemon on them. She made them for dinner and I remember the terrible taste it left in my mouth and I spit it out on my plate. I got the “mom eyes” and sheRead more