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 →

What foods should you serve your grandkids? Meal planning for grandchildren makes life fun and challenging at the same time. Make it easy for yourself. Serve your grandkids simple meals, like chicken soup, that are healthy, tasty, and fun to eat. Provide breakfast, lunch, dinner – and snacks. Ask the kids’ parents what they prefer that their children eat. Find out if there are any foods the parents absolutely do not want them to have, and stay away from those. Don’t want to cook? Take them out to kid-friendly restaurants. My grands love it when I take them out. Breakfast is my favorite meal. SometimesRead More →

Are you preparing your summer menus already? May temperatures are climbing quickly, an indication for home chefs to begin alternative cooking methods besides the stove and oven. Local hardware stores suggest it’s time to get out the grill, and we can’t resist their urging. The unbeatable two-pack charcoal sales prices make it impossible to pass up. Supermarkets tempt meat lovers to grab the hot sales on ribeye steaks, hamburgers, chicken, and hot dogs. But wait! Grilled is good but not seven days a week. Let’s check out those alternatives.Read More →

Eating out is often on the agenda of those who don’t like to cook because they work full time. Make vegetable and fruit shakes in a batch (this has really helped me). Bring your own veggie and fruit snacks in a lunch cooler. Note: It’s best to use the shakes prepared in advance within 24 hours to ensure that you don’t lose the nutrients. Invited to a dinner? You can let the hostess/host know that you are on a detox meal plan. Bring one of the new vegetable recipes you’ve tried on your cleanse program. Vegetable trays always are a good snack to offer when invitedRead More →