Homemade Helper of Hamburger

I haven’t had Hamburger Helper in quite some time but I have to tell you that as a child, it was one of my favorite things to make.  As an adult, thinking about the stuff from the box kind of makes me want to gag but that doesn’t mean that I haven’t thought about pickingRead more

Zucchini Brown Rice Casserole

I love me some zucchini and when I have the time, this will be one of the first things I try to grow in my backyard! I love that you can add zucchini to almost everything. I love that it fits different flavor profiles. I love that the texture  is different if it is made intoRead more

Cauliflower Tarts

Cauliflower is The Mister’s “arch nemesis. . . the bane of his existence” but as for me and my house we will still eat the cauliflower. We made a deal because of something that went down a couple months back. He MUST eat the cauliflower if I serve it to him. It doesn’t mean heRead more

Losing to Live

In December, I stepped on the scale at my doctor’s office and made the decision was pleasantly surprised  came out of denial. I weighed more than I have ever weighed in my entire life. That day, I made the decision to start making healthier eating choices. You see, this girl, she has tried just aboutRead more

Baked Bacon and a Blueberry Blitz

For the past 18 days I have been making healthier food choices. I am not on a DIET. I’m seriously trying to make a lifestyle change here. I want to be healthier, not skinnier (although that would be nice) and I want to feel better. I’m tired of taking meds for things that could beRead more

South Texas Frittata

Our first lunch in the New Year was a South Texas Frittata. I have made plenty of eggs in my life and in different ways but I had yet to make a frittata. It was an exciting afternoon! This frittata has four servings and CAN serve 4 people with a salad for a light lunch.Read more

Try It Out Thursday – Veggie Tacos

Welcome to my FIRST “Try It Out Thursday” blog entry!! Try It Out Thursday will be dedicated to recipes or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes & craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will helpRead more