Whenever I am away from this blog for a while, I always dip my toe back in the water with a recipe. I should warn you, I recently signed up for a meal planning service from Real Simple. So for the foreseeable future, I am pretty sure every recipe I share will be a derivation […]Read more "Chicken with Roasted Yams and Spinach"
On Sundays, I try to put some food together for my husband for the week. He works two jobs which can easily mean he has zero time to buy lunch or dinner – let alone from somewhere healthy. And as he doesn’t want to spend the money he just earned on an expensive salad (I’ve got […]Read more "You Don’t Have to be Martha Stewart"
Prior to writing this, I was planning to open with a self-deprecating joke about how I don’t actually plan my meals but that naming the post “making extra food so your husband doesn’t starve” wasn’t a good title. But having done a little research, it turns out I am doing a pretty good job. And […]Read more "Meal Planning"
Are you hungry now? Do you hate washing dishes? Then this is the recipe for you! The below made five servings at 717 calories per person (as per My Fitness Pal). Ingredients: 1 tbs olive oil 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 medium white onion, diced 1 14oz can low-sodium chicken […]Read more "One Pan Chicken Alfredo (Monday Meals)"
Apparently my husband loves pasta salads – who knew. This is a new one for me but I can tell that it will soon be in heavy rotation. Easy and yummy, I hope you like it too. The below yields four three-cup servings at 476 calories per serving (as per My Fitness Pal). I modified […]Read more "Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Salad (Monday Meals)"
It’s been a while so I figured I would ease my way back into this whole blogging thing with one of the easiest recipes of all time – assuming you have a slow cooker, of course. The below serves four at 550 per person, according to My Fitness Pal. Ingredients: 12oz fresh green beans, trimmed […]Read more "Easiest Slow Cooker Recipe EVER!"
So easy, so good. According to My Fitness Pal the below will come to 660 calories per person – assuming 4 servings. Ingredients: 2 cups quinoa 2 tsp curry powder 2 cups cherries, halved and pitted 1 cup torn, fresh basil leaves 2 tsp olive oil 8 lamb chops, 2lbs total 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 […]Read more "Lamb with Quinoa and Cherries"