I love using my crock-pot for dinner. It is so easy to just put everything in the pot in the morning, set the timer, and when it’s time for dinner, dinner is ready and waiting for you. Continue reading
Homemade Taco Seasoning
Need some taco seasoning and don’t have any in the cabinet? Don’t run for your car keys and head to the store, make your own. Most of us have all the individual spices in our kitchen anyway.
Making your own Taco Seasoning Blend is so easy and inexpensive. And as an added bonus you control the ingredients. No artificial or mystery ingredients. Continue reading
Looking for a new chicken recipe? This recipe for quick cooking Italian Marinated Chicken is so simple but full of wonderful flavor. You can marinate the chicken any where from one hour to overnight. Continue reading
Whiskey Cranberry Chicken combines the flavor of whiskey and cranberries for a unique flavor. Don’t worry about the alcohol as it cooks off during the grilling to leave just a hint of flavor. Continue reading
Once deciding to eat healthy, whole foods we often feel we don’t have any healthy choices for snacks. But this just isn’t so. Whether you are looking for a sweet snack or a savory snack there are tons of healthy snacks out there. Anything from these Turkey Power Bites to brownies made with black-beans.
Who doesn’t like a great tasting ranch salad dressing? If you’re like me it is the “only” dressing needed in any complete kitchen. But have you ever read the ingredients on a bottle of store bought ranch? The list is long, full of un-pronounceable and highly processed things. Not a very healthy choice for those of us who are trying to eat whole natural foods. Continue reading
I got the inspiration for this recipe for BBQ-Ranch Chicken Casserole from a blog post by Wendy Polisi. The original recipe used packaged flavored broccoli and packaged spiced chicken. Since I try to stay away from pre-packaged process foods as much as possible I worked this recipe up to imitate what I thought the flavor would be. Continue reading
Loaded with fresh vegies, fiber and protein it will keep you satisfied for hours. Continue reading
Black bean brownies are a delicious and nutritious twist to a traditional chocolate brownie. You might be nervous about baking with black beans, but don’t be–they have a very mild flavor and are extremely rich, creamy, and full of protein. You can also boost the flavor of your brownie with essential oils such as Peppermint, Wild Orange, Cinnamon, or even Lavender. Continue reading
Have a wonderful chicken dinner ready when you arrive home with this “dump” recipe. Just throw everything in the crock-pot before leaving for the day and come home to the smell of a delicious home cooked meal.
Loaded with lean protein, vegetables and healthy fats. Serve over quinoa or rice along with a side salad for a complete and nutritious meal.