Archives for August 2012

House Fried Rice

The following is a post from contributing writer Dawn. Chinese take-out was one of the first things to go when we started eating healthier. Now we have "Chinese Make-In" Date Night! House Fried Rice is usually a creation of a particular restaurant and could include chicken, shrimp, beef, pork or any combination of the four. We love it with all of the above, but we usually end up having whatever … [Read more...]

Mini BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

When I'm cooking for a crowd I love recipes that are simple and can be made ahead of time. It's no fun to spend the whole evening in the kitchen when everyone else is socializing and having a great time eating all the yummy food! These bbq chicken sandwiches have been a favorite in our house for years. I love them because you can make the bbq chicken in advance and freeze it. You can also make a … [Read more...]

Menu Plan

Breakfasts French Toast Bull’s Eyes served with fruit Scrambled Eggs with Veggies because I can’t make an omelet Whole Wheat Corn Waffles served with fruit Eggs, Cereal, Oatmeal, Breakfast leftovers The Lunch List Homemade Pita w/ Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Sandwiches Tuna Melt Quesadillas Quesadillas Grilled cheese Leftovers Macaroni and … [Read more...]

Baked Buttermilk Donuts with Maple Glaze

The following is a post from contributing writer Andrea Green. Question: What do you get when you put all the flavors of buttermilk waffles into a donut? Answer: Baked Buttermilk Donuts with Maple Glaze. These donuts are prepared the night before you bake them, which makes them a snap to bake in the morning. I've used whole wheat flour to add whole grain goodness to this recipe. While these … [Read more...]

Menu Plan: Chicken Week

This week I'm sharing how giving up soda completely changed my diet. If you struggle with a food addiction you should follow along with my series, Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired. Breakfasts Bull's Eyes served with fruit Scrambled Eggs with Veggies because I can't make an omelet Whole Wheat Corn Waffles served with fruit Whole Wheat Oatmeal … [Read more...]

Four Free Kindle Cookbooks

There are several free Kindle cookbooks available on Amazon today. Twenty-Five Perfect Pies - 25 Pies Perfect for Any Party or Special Occasion Love 0f Cooking: Side Dishes (Love of Cooking: Volume I) Hello, Bento! - A Collection of Simple Japanese Bento Recipes Juicing Joy: With Fruits, Berries And Melons (Juicing Joy: The Natural Way To Health, Healing and … [Read more...]