It’s almost the middle of November and I’m still holding on to summer. At the onset, I made a bucket list. Unfortunately, life happened and I only marked off two items. But, I’m still breathing. That means I can handle a few this fall and others next summer. But, that’s another post. Everyone in my
Category Archives: Cooking
Did someone say breakfast muffins? When we say muffins, we automatically think about a pastry with blueberries or chocolate chips. At my house, the word muffin can also mean a hearty, protein packed meal that can be held in one hand and devoured on the go. I grew up in a home where a hot
Last week America’s favorite PI Tom Selleck (well, favorite actor to play a private investigator) made a deal with Calleguas Municipal Water District’ in Southern California to pay over $21,000 for taking water. Of course the internet has been ablaze with rumors about the H20 being used to water his precious avocado plants. I came
Bonefish Grill is one of my favorite places to eat. It is a place we go for “special” date nights. Every time we go, the hubs and I always get at least one appetizer of Bang Bang Shrimp—“crispy shrimp, tossed in a creamy, spicy sauce”. In Montgomery, we lived rather close to the restaurant. Now,
Outside of questions about autism and public relations questions, one of the most frequent questions I get is “how do you cook dinner every night while being so busy”. I think economics and the desire to eat great food every day plays a roll in me preparing most of my family’s meals. Below is a
I get my love for kitchen gadgets from my mother kaykelady (IG). For as long as I can remember she has been a fan of cooking and kitchen gadgets. Unlike most people [me], she uses the things she purchases. I don’t. However, there is one item I begged for that I use several times a
We are way past back to school posts as most of us are gearing up for the holidays. Can you believe 2014 is almost over? I can because the boys have misplaced most of their lunch storage containers. For some strange reason it starts disappearing this time of the year. Last year, I posted about
It’s that time of the year. Endless hours of football practices, karate classes, and cub scout meetings. After that, homework, taking care of the house, and spending time with the kids leaves little time in the kitchen to prepare meals. That’s why I try to plan ahead. An easy “go to” item to keep on
According to the American Coffee Association, approximately 83% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis. I am one of those Americans but I’m not one of those people who can’t function without coffee. Most of the time I’m a decaf drinker—I love the taste of coffee. It must be black and with robust flavor.
For many parents back-to-school extends far beyond early morning carpools and homework assignments. Back-to-school, in some cases, means back-to-karate, -football, -band, -cheer, -golf … you get the picture. All of the busyness places moms in a dilemma: how do I feed my family on the go without breaking my wallet while giving them healthy meals?
Monday Meal Tip: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. To make time for a delicious, nutritious morning refuel try making muffins early to serve with milk, fruit, and a good source of protein. My favorite muffin recipe is To Die For Blueberry Muffins from All Recipes.com. What’s yours? Posted with WordPress for
Monday Meal Tip: Wash Your Reusable Shopping Bags This week’s meal tip is indirectly related to meal preparation. According to a recent study, there are some potential concerns about the health risks associated to reusable shopping bags. To be on the safe side, be sure to wash reusable shopping bags after each use. Bonus Tip: