Oct 012016

Savory apple recipes, sweet apple recipes.  No matter which is your favorite the time of year for all things apples is here!  I remember picking apples off my parents’ apple tree as I drove by with the lawn mower.  A great reward for a little manual labor.

Try a different one of these 31 Savory Apple Recipes every day of the month!

Most of the time the tree’s bounty ended up as an apple pie.  But apples are great in a main course or as a side dish, too!  For some non-dessert inspiration here is a collection of savory apple recipes.  With 31 of them you can try a new one each day!

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Aug 062016

My husband and I usually sit down on Sunday afternoon and do a rough meal plan for the week.  It makes it easier for me because it cuts down on multiple trips to the grocery store.  It also keeps us from saying “so… what do you want for dinner?” 15 minutes before dinnertime.

Ultimate Stuffed Shells recipe - pasta shells stuffed with cheese, beef, mushroom and olives

While discussing this past week’s meals I suggested maybe we do stuffed shells.  My husband reported that he didn’t recall ever having them.  That response sealed the deal for me, and I decided that stuffed shells would definitely be on the menu. Continue reading »

Jan 052016

We love Chinese food.  Back when we lived in Florida, we’d hit the farmer’s market two miles away on Saturday afternoons, and then stop at our favorite Chinese place just down the street after for takeout.

Easy Homemade Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe that's baked!

Conveniently located Chinese food is something sadly lacking from where we live now.  So when hubs mentioned he’d love it if I learned how to make more Chinese food recipes, I was happy to oblige. Continue reading »

Jul 172014

Growing up my Mom always made some really yummy meatballs.  They were served up at most family potlucks or gatherings and often disappeared faster than anything else.  I know they were certainly one of my favorite things offered.

She called them German Meatballs, but I’m not sure where she got the name from.  To me, they’re much more like a Sweet and Sour meatball, so that’s what I’m sharing them with you all as.  The only thing you’ll really care about calling them, is delicious.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe

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Oct 142013

This post on healthy lunch ideas is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Lean Cuisine, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #HonestlyGood #ad http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO

When you’re trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle one of the biggest roadblocks can be life itself.  It often feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get all the necessities done, let alone anything extra.  Things like the gym or getting a full night’s sleep sort of fall by the wayside.

One of the easiest ways that I’ve found to stay on track is to stock my freezer with frozen meals.  Breakfast and lunch are both frequently a “lite” or healthy entree that I can pop in the microwave.  They’re huge time-savers and you can’t beat the portion and calorie control that a prepackaged meal provides.

Healthy Lunch Ideas: Lean Cuisine #HonestlyGood Frozen Meals

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