Category Archives: Cooking

Butter, Shaken not Churned

If you’re here to enter the MyBlogSpark giveaway I’m hosting click here. Yes, shaking is technically churning. Work with me people, it’s a cute title. I’m a tiny bit addicted to Pinterest. I surf the pins for ideas almost daily. It’s easy since there’s an App for that! Gotta love the iPhone! I re-pinned a …

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Whole Grain First Ingredient Cereal, a MyBlogSpark giveaway

That title is a real mouthful, eh? Since I am working on adding more whole grains to my families diet, I was beyond excited when MyBlogSpark offered me the chance to host a cereal giveaway. Since my family eats cereal for breakfast at least 3 days a week, having whole grain options is VERY important …

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The Tale of Two Salads, this week in FAIL

I am working on adding more greens and whole grains to my families diet.   Not that we don’t love nachos, chicken fried steak and creamy, dreamy gravy….because we do. It’s more about making wise choices about the food I feed my family. I made two salads recently with two very different results. The first salad …

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Slow Cooker Monday, Breakfast Style

Hello! Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I am happy to report that we did take down Christmas over the weekend. Yeah! Please join Allie and me for Slow Cooker Monday. You can add your slow cooker recipe to the link up. Today, I have a great winter breakfast for you. …

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Pork piccata

This is a Weight Watchers Recipe. We’re working on trying out some healthy new recipes. Pork Piccata We enjoyed the pork dish, although it was a little too lemony for some of the family. The next time I make this dish I will use less lemon. Here is the ingredient list…. 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour, …

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This week in FAIL….fishy edition

I had one heck of a week last week. 3 visits to the doctor’s office, an x-ray, an MRI and a shot. One doctor’s office visit was for my daughter, who stayed home most of the week with a sinus infection.The other 2 doctor’s office visits, the x-ray, the MRI and the shot were mine. …

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Breakfast Casserole

This French toast like breakfast casserole is a favorite in my home. I make a large batch so it can be munched on for a few days. I used whole wheat bread, but you could use French bread or any other type of bread. 9 pieces of whole wheat bread 1/2 cup of brown sugar …

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Slow cooker Monday

Pot Roast is a big favorite in my house. I’ve made roasts in the oven and in my slow cooker, I much prefer the taste and texture of the roast when it is slow cooked. I used my slow cooker to make a wonderful roast, then I took the roast to a whole ‘nother level …

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Food of the month, food of the day.

Did you know that it is National Soup Month?  Me either, until I was watching the news this morning. Since it is cool (not really cold) and rainy here in Dallas, I plan to make soup tonight.  I made soup last night….I’ve been staying true to the Monthly theme.  BooYa! That got me thinking, which …

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Pictures from my week

A few pictures from Wednesday evening and Thursday. A soup, that turned out too salty. I hope you have had a great week.  I will see you again on Monday.

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