There are quite a few really good “rules” in this “30 day” meal plan, but I found a few things that are contradictory to current, […]
“You can’t make everyone happy. You are not a taco”
Signs That Show You Need a Sheet Pan Meal… When you wake up in the morning and the first thing on your agenda…
I’m always looking for ways to get kids to like vegetables. Does it always work? Absolutely not. Is it important to keep trying? Certainly! Many […]
Salmon promotes eye health. Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which help lubricate dry eyes and the vitamin D in this fatty fish protects […]
We go through a lot of food in my house and spend a pretty penny on it too, so when I toss large containers of […]
Lemon Pistachio Dressing…It’ll Make You Want to Eat Salad!! I found a great recipe for a lemon pistachio dressing on savoringtimeinthekitchenblogspot.com. Salad is versatile and […]
The British love to make roast dinners. I had the privilege of eating many roast dinners served by my generous friend, Emma. Even though she lives […]
I always have an outstanding time with my bestie of nearly 20 years! We went to college together, are both dietitians, love food and wine […]
At some markets when in season, you can find brussels sprouts on the stalk. I suppose it presents a bit of a storage issue and […]
We were suppose to have Green Chef delivered today. It didn’t come. I need to plan meals and shop accordingly. If I stock fresh […]
This is a recipe that is a bit sentimental to me. I haven’t seen or tasted it since the first meal Mike made for me. […]
I can’t wait to read the new book I received as a Christmas gift from Michael. My FIL, an avid reader who devours a book […]
I hate ordering delivery pizza with vegetables. I guess I just don’t really like unseasoned, barely cooked bell peppers with nearly raw onions slapped on […]
This is the worst for me. An act of selfishness.
Forgive me for my recent lack of posts. We’ve been doing a bit of traveling, some crafting, a deal of Christmas shopping, decorating and a […]
Want Chinese takeout without consuming an entire day’s worth of calories? Here’s your answer!
Everyone’s doing it. The detox diet. Following a cleanse diet often requires drinking special juices, taking supplements or following strict diet regimens that require exclusion […]
I have pretty much given up reading for the last year and a half. I love to read but, when you have four kids, there […]
The weather has finally cooled a bit Florida! With Halloween here, it’s time to put away the lemons and get out the pumpkin! I began […]
The FDA does NOT oversee testing for safety or efficacy of dietary supplements. That means that as long as a supplement is not illegal, anyone […]
These succulent sandwiches will fly off the platter at any family meal or event!
Parsley and lemon juice are all you need to make this cauliflower rice a quick, delicious and healthy side!
This is a very messy burger. But, if a burger ain’t messy, it ain’t a good burger ya’ll!
We had a couple of friends coming over so, I decided to throw together a few appetizers to munch on while we caught up. Herb and garlic Boursin stuffed baby bella mushrooms…
We learned a lot and petting the one day old baby cow was the cream of the crop!
I love using Naan bread to make homemade pizza. If you have a picky crowd, you can personalize each round.
This treat was just what I needed on this smoldering October day!
Snacks are important for kids. Between-meal munchies provide an opportunity to squeeze in some needed nutrients and help kids focus. Make these nutrients your target when choosing lunches and snacks
I love soup because you throw it all into one pot and serve up a complete meal that everyone loves.
with only a 1% weight loss in HCA users compared to the placebo group.
Breakfast bowls, Greek bowls, burrito bowls, Buddha bowls…a side dish, a main dish, a great packed lunch! I like this new fad! Here are a few things you can put in your quinoa bowl
What’s the difference between whole “Vitamin D” milk, 2%, 1% and skim?
When I began studying to become a dietitian, I knew I needed to discover a way to shift the savorless plants into something I could really enjoy eating.
Pizza can become your artist’s palette with an endless world of topping options. There’s no reason to eat a plain old cheese and pepperoni pizza!
The word seaside alone, awakens a sense of relaxation and conjures up thoughts of excitement, pleasure and magnificent beauty. This place on 30A, is no […]
this is a low-calorie, low-fat meal. I even think we will have room to add a reasonably-portioned dessert!
Despite my early morning anguish, I did it anyway to watch Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate”. One of the featured chefs spoke of these Asian garlic noodles that he had in Los Angeles. I had to have them!!!
When you have seemingly numberless kids under foot, threatening your sanity, you burn things…
I guess I should be glad he didn’t ask for a Giada De Laurentils cookbook. My cleavage wouldn’t measure up.
Cacio e pepe in Italian means cheese and pepper. This is a pasta dish with few ingredients and is simple to make. I found […]
Ooooooo, this soup smells so good while it’s cooking! I wish you could smell it! Why can’t they make an app for that?!
I have a pretty long list of dishes to take to social events. I can pretty much pull a recipe from my butt (as my […]
I admit, there have been times I have offered fruit and yogurt to replace the neglected meal provided.
Pronounced “fuh”. Fuhnny, huh? The first time I ever had it, I wanted to try the full deal. No Americanizing for me, please. I want […]
I love to support local farmers. Often, you get organic produce picked only a few days ago and you don’t have to pay the price […]
My spa blue KitchenAid mixer is my best friend in the kitchen. I use to have a red one to go with my red kitchen […]
This quiche is outstanding! I don’t even want to know how much fat is in this meal but, you can’t eat rabbit food every day, now can you?
Breakfast is a hard meal for me. Not everyone will eat cereal, you know, the easy breakfast. One kid says the sweeter the better, hardly […]
Here we were at dinner-making hour and all the kids claimed supreme boredom and couldn’t seem to entertain themselves. I reluctantly suggested a fort. Out […]
Debatable. That’s what I’m making for dinner. Another one-pot-wonder. I’m aaaaall about a complete meal in one dish when I’m making dinner for the little […]
On beautiful beach days like this, I’d rather order a pizza. If I didn’t have kids, I’d probably eat cheese and crackers for dinner.
One of the nicest things anyone did for me after I had Andrew was make my family a meal. It is so overwhelming to bring […]
Beans, peas and lentils contain phytosterols, isoflaones and saponins that prevent colon, breast and ovarian cancers and prevent cancer cell multiplication.
I feel like Green Chef meals are gourmet. If I were to make this on my own, not only would I have to search all over town to find all of these ingredients
One of my birthday presents this year was a ticket to Nashville to see the eclipse. We spent the early part of our day at […]
Mike said this Green Chef meal was one of his favorites. The more I have thought about it, the more I’m certain it IS my favorite
If you’ve never had the Brussels sprouts tapa at La Crema, Rosemary Beach, you are seriously missing a taste bud bonanza! What do they put […]
Last night was Taco Tuesday. Blah, blah, blah. I’m bored with that. We did have a vegetarian version last night because I thought I had […]
I made the “panini” from a Giada de Leurantiis recipe, much to my husband’s delight as is any mention of the name Giada. My Dad says, “Giada is getting too big for her…
A lesson on America’s history. A view of the liberty bell and a tour of Independence Hall. I guess the tour guide’s mustache muffled his […]
Julius Sturgis founded the first commercial pretzel baking company in 1861. The pretzels were hand twisted until the 50’s. Most pretzel twisters were able to […]
We love farmer’s markets and this one was especially inspiring. We were told this area is an agricultural paradise because of the rain, long […]
It’s looking like I picked the worst vacation to challenge myself to eat healthy. Mike loves to travel and always does all the research before […]
I’m not British but, sometimes I like to pretend like I am, so I call vacation “holiday”, my favorite adjective is “bloody” and instead of […]
This is SOOOO delicious!! There’s a place called Finn’s on the beach that makes their own kombucha, almond butter toast, Acai bowls and this […]
I am here to warn you that any claim that criticizes or discredits the scientific or medical community should be questioned.
We’ve eaten a few good meals since my last post.
I forgot Taco Tuesday! We have been doing Taco Tuesday forever! I don’t even know how it slipped my mind?! Could it be the constant […]
I decided to take the kids to royal tea today which included finger sandwiches, scones and an entire tier of cakes and pastries. As my […]
Don’t be fooled by weight loss gimmicks! Stop over-eating one food group and eliminating another! Don’t waste money on non-FDA approved supplements or silly powders!!
Do these 2 things for 2 months…
Mike seasoned the Snapper with a little salt, and pepper and gave the fillets a light dusting of flour, then pan-seared them to perfection. The meat was tender and sweet!
Several months ago, I gave my husband a gift of a cedar garden box for the blazing, hot top deck off our bedroom. I grew […]
In celebration of national milk chocolate day all the kiddos had three squares of Hershey’s, the great American chocolate bar! We saved three squares […]
Believe it or not, this recipe is a family hit with all…
My Mom often makes fun of me when she asks what I’m making for dinner and I reply, “My world famous (fill in run-of-the-mill recipe […]
I modified this recipe from a blog I like to follow kalynskitchen.com I add sautéed garlic or garlic powder and instead of Spike seasoning, I […]
We will have all four kids beginning Wednesday and I have already initiated the meal planning process. My goals are simply to provide meals that […]
Instead of packing for my 20 year high school reunion, I decided to ease my nervousness with a glass of wine (okay, two) with my […]
My three older step-children have gone to their grandmother’s for the week which means meal-planning transitions from the thankless efforts of pleasing children set in […]