Don't think you can eat healthy and delicious? Wrong my friend. This is my favorite part about doing the whole 30. Actually enjoying what I am eating and knowing that I'm not eating food that is bad for me or chock full of chemicals. This mornings breakfast: (serves 2) 1 medium potato 3oz all natural… Continue reading Eating healthy and delicious
I’m trying out some new recipes this week! This one was easy and a big hit! Ingredients: 1 (pound) lean ground beef 1 (cup) fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/2 (whole) onion, diced (to taste) salt and pepper 3 (small) red bell peppers, halved and seeded 3/4 (cup) shredded Monterey Jack cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Brown beef in a large skillet… Continue reading Beef & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers
I’m not a fan of spaghetti sauce. I never have been. I would rather have noodles with butter and garlic. I do however love to dip my bread in sauce, and my husband and kid LOVE spaghetti. So I set out to find a good sauce recipe to just make it from scratch. This recipe… Continue reading Spaghetti with meat sauce
This weekend we had family in town, so what better reason to break out the Ice Cream book? I started off on Saturday by making Lemon Yogurt Ice Cream and while that was churning, I made Espresso Granita’s. The Espresso Granitas were amazing, especially with a little bit of Whipped Cream vodka thrown in. YUM… Continue reading Summer of Ice Cream – Part 1
We made a very delicious dinner tonight.. It was all pretty experimental and I’m glad it turned out well! A while back I bought a 2 lb Flank Steak to make carne asada with, but never got around to making it and decided today to try something new. Shredded beef & black bean burritos smothered in… Continue reading Shredded beef & bean burritos! YUM!
Some people have asked for my home made cake and frosting recipes, so here goes: White Chocolate Cake This makes enough batter for 3 9” cakes, but I normally just make about 3 dozen cupcakes with it. Usually bake for 20-25 minutes (toothpick test at 20, then add 5 minutes between checks until they’re done) for… Continue reading White Chocolate Cake & Frosting
I found this recipe on Freshdirect.com, the website I use to buy groceries. I tweaked it a bit by substituting zucchini for the onions, as I’m allergic to onions. I also did not saute the zucchini, I just put it on the layer raw as zucchini can get too mushy if overcooked. I think it… Continue reading Veggie Lasagna