Bread

How often do you bake homemade bread for your kids’ meals and snacks for online distance learning? The global pandemic of 2020 has forced us to change the way we do things. Including mealplanning. And that can cause stress. What do we do when we’re stressed? Eat. Snack. Fill the tummy with comfort food. Like homemade bread. Garlic bread. Buttered toast. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. You’ll love this yeast bread recipe, fresher than any loaf full of preservatives. Hungry yet? As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me aRead More →

Back-to-school season means families need easy meals for busy schedules. Here is a list of ten slow cooker meals that includes steak, pork chops, meatballs, chicken, veggies and a trucker’s slow-cooker pot roast: Slow Cooker Vegetable Medley   Slow Cooker Big Rig Pot Roast Ribeye Chili for Two Slow Cooker Beef Shank Steak Meal for Two Slow Cooker Pork Sirloin Chop Dinner for Two Slow Cooker Cauliflower & Corned Beef 7. Slow Cooker Corned Beef & Mini Cabbages/Brussels Sprouts 8. Slow Cooker Mexi-Italian Meatball Nachos 9. Slow Cooker Summer Chili 10. Slow Cooker Chicken, Rice, and Carrots The recipes above were made for one, two,Read More →

chicken salad

Add chicken salad made with an olive oil mayonnaise to your list of easy lunch recipe ideas. No cooking. Simple to make. Perfect for a quick lunch. And it’s nutritious. A Look at the Nutrition in Chicken Salad Why Eat Chicken Salad with Olive Oil Mayo? Olive oil helps lower cholesterol. Extra virgin olive oil can help lower cholesterol levels according to studies. I’m not a registered dietician, but you can find plenty of information on the health benefits of olive oil. If you’re needing to make food changes due to bad cholesterol (LDL) and good cholesterol (HDL) levels, using olive oil mayonnaise in theRead More →

Goulash

What do you eat as a comfort food? Macaroni turned out to be my comfort food on Monday, March 5th. I ate a small portion, about 1/4 cup, of leftover macaroni and cheese I made for my little grandchildren this past weekend. It’s the go-to food in every household with children, right? It’s fast and easy to make. Tastes good. Everybody’s happy with dinner, parents and kids alike. We’re talking comfort food. Not necessarily the healthiest. Just what tastes good and makes you feel good.Read More →

NOTE: This post contains Amazon links which means if you click on it and make a purchase, I make a commission. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest of my content free, so thank you! Mondays are best when started off with a big protein breakfast. It almost makes you forget it’s a Monday. Today I decided on a 2-egg omelet with some chopped sweet onion, cilantro, and chopped carrots. As if that wasn’t enough protein, I added a serving of 2% cottage cheese and a slice of toast with the best homemade apple butter I’ve ever had (itRead More →