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Meal Planning

November 6, 2016 | No Comments

It’s Sunday and I’m sitting at my desk trying to meal plan.  I love cooking and ever since the Internet and blogging became popular, I have increased the amount of recipes I cook for my family  I love discovering a new blog and recipe, and have a nice list of favorites. The Pioneer Woman is […]

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Quick Meal-Chinese Chicken and Broccoli

November 6, 2016 | No Comments

Other than the fried noodles, I think this dish is the gateway to Chinese food for Americans. At least that’s the case in my house.  This is such a quick meal to make on a hectic night. I use my ancient rice cooker from 1997 for the rice. You can also make the rice in […]

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Whats in the Fridge-Steak Salad Lunch

October 23, 2016 | No Comments

Hearty, hearty, hearty! For lunch today, my husband and I had a steak Salad. We used the leftover NY strip steaks we grilled a few nights ago. I heated them up in the microwave. Not too hot, just about 30 seconds or so to warm them up. Sliced them nice and thin and put them […]

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Quick Meal

October 21, 2016 | No Comments

For last night’s dinner I took out some chicken breasts that I filleted. We eat alot of grilled chicken. It’s a quick meal, and leftovers are so versatile. After my chicken was thawed, I mixed some avocado oil and this Loveless Cafe Chicken Shake spice together and coated the chicken.  Loveless Cafe is a famous […]

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Dinner Tonight-Mexican Lasagna

October 20, 2016 | No Comments

When I first moved to Tennessee, I met a Pampered Chef consultant at a Christmas vendor’s fair at one of the schools. (See, I love Pampered Chef….I love their products…and I love cooking! I tried selling it, but I quickly discovered that I’m not a sales person).  So upon meeting the consultant, I was very […]

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Zaycon Fresh-Chicken Pick Up

October 13, 2016 | No Comments

Zaycon Fresh is a delivery service of meats directly from the farms to a parking lot near you. Their meats are antibiotic and hormone free, and since it comes directly from the farms, the costs are lower than supermarket prices. I discovered Zaycon Fresh from a You Tuber, She’s in Her Apron.  In one of her videos, she […]

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Franklin Farmers Market

October 9, 2016 | No Comments

This place is one of the things I love about Tennessee.  There are farms EVERYWHERE, and they are AWESOME! Sure……we have farms and farmers markets in Long Island, and of course the the popular Union Square Farmer’s Market in NYC, but Franklin’s Farmers Market is year round and chock full of organic Farms and goodies. Not too […]

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Tonight’s Dinner-Pasta Carbonara

October 5, 2016 | No Comments

This is a BIG favorite in our house. Now…….traditional Carbonara is made with egg and onions, but the boys won’t eat the onions and I like to keep it simple.  Actually, they wont eay the mushrooms either, but theyre big enough that they can pick out without much complaining. This dish is basically an Alfredo sauce with […]

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Chicken, Potatoes and Tomatoes…..oh my!

October 1, 2016 | No Comments

That’s what’s for dinner tonight! Years ago, I saw a Jamie Oliver show on one of the food channels. This was one of his dishes and it looked soooo good and soooo easy.  The original recipe calls for chicken thighs, but the males in my family are breast men and they give me such a […]

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Fall Fab Fit Fun Box

September 23, 2016 | No Comments

OMG! How much do I love Fab Fit Fun!?!? Uh…..MUCH!! I received my Fall box today. YAY! This one is a good one! You receive a real cool looking box 4 times a year, one for every season. It comes with a booklet that gives info on the products as well as articles and ideas. The […]

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