Meal Planning by Theme

Meal Planning by Theme

Why meal planning by theme is so easy How can meal planning by theme help you? When you meal plan by theme, you get variety without so much time and brain effort! I love to meal plan for a month at a time, and by using themes, I fill in a month of meals quickly. It’s...
Beginner’s Guide to Freezer Cooking

Beginner’s Guide to Freezer Cooking

The Beginner’s Guide to Freezer Cooking What is freezer cooking? Before we get into the nitty gritty of the beginner’s guide to freezer cooking, let’s talk about what exactly freezer cooking is! Freezer cooking is simply prepping food and storing it in your...
Big Mac recipe – in a skillet!

Big Mac recipe – in a skillet!

I wish I craved things like kale or liver, but I definitely do not. I crave Big Macs. I love Big Macs! I generally only let myself buy one once a year, because they’re obviously not a healthy choice, but man. I love that Big Mac sauce. This Big Mac recipe is...
Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Looking for a hearty, healthy, warm, delicious breakfast? This pumpkin baked oatmeal is the ticket!

Peanut Butter Granola

It’s said all the time that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it’s also the hardest to hit all the marks. I want to feed my family:

Favorite Pumpkin Muffins (GF and DF options!)

Favorite Pumpkin Muffins (GF and DF options!)

Many thanks to Weelicious for the original version of this recipe – it’s a family staple now!
I’ve tested these with many different variations, and they’ve all come out great. Gluten-free, dairy-free, whole grains, honey instead of sugar, sweet potato instead of pumpkin . . . it’s hard to mess these up!

Homemade Guacamole

Homemade Guacamole

I can totally make a meal out of just chips and guacamole. And avocados have healthy fats, so it’s ok!

I used to really hate guacamole. Green, slimy and all you could taste is garlic. Blech. But then I went to Chipotle and had it the right way-with no garlic! It was a little chunky, not a slimy paste like guacamole tends to be.

7 Ways To Use Leftover Cornbread

7 Ways To Use Leftover Cornbread

I love cornbread, but the real reason I make it so often is because leftover cornbread makes one of my all-time favorite breakfasts. I heat it in the toaster oven so it’s nice and crunchy and hot, then smear some butter on top and add a drizzle of maple syrup. If you...
Healthy homemade cornbread

Healthy homemade cornbread

Everyone needs a fantastic, healthy homemade cornbread recipe. I am very familiar with cornbread, since it is a staple here in the south. There are two different kinds- sweet or not-sweet. I don’t have anything against sweet cornbread. But the salty Texas-style...