It’s taco Tuesday so if you’re looking for a fresh new topping for your tacos tonight, this tomatillo salsa is where it’s at. Continue reading
It’s Sunday and something I usually do on Sunday is make a slow cooker vegetable broth. We usually make soup for supper at least once a week, as I suggested in Five things you could make for supper every week so this recipe really goes a long way for us. It’s incredibly easy to make and economical, compared to buying vegetable broth so it’s really a win-win. Plus, you probably have better things to do on a Sunday than to hover over the stove-top so, toss everything in the slow cooker and carry on with your day. Continue reading
I initially intended to have this post coincide with Mother’s Day, in the spirit of giving gifts to moms, but it appears as though my own gift of “taking the day off” has caught up to me and now it’s Tuesday. Tuesnight actually.
I titled the post “new moms”, and by that, I mean, first-time moms or any mom who has just had a newborn. When we had each of our kids, those first few weeks with a newborn were the most exhausting as we adjusted, then readjusted (times three) to having a newborn in the house. People stopped in to visit and drop off gifts of all kinds. When it was our first baby, clothes, books, baby items were the typical gifts, but as each new little human joined our family, the gifts became less about stuff and more about service, which I fully appreciated, in my newfound quest to live a more minimalist life. Continue reading
Salads are one of my favorite things to prepare and to eat. They’re quick, simple and the combinations are endless. Making your own dressing is as easy as shaking all the ingredients up in a jar. In addition to being inexpensive to make, they’re free of preservatives and random ingredients that you can’t even say. Most of the ingredients in these dressings are on my list of 55 Ingredients to have on hand at all times so you can whip up more than one dressing last minute without having to run to the store. Continue reading
Part two of two of my meal prep series.
So last week I showed you Five things to consider when meal planning. That’s usually my starting point before getting down to figuring out what exactly we’re going to eat all week. I like to use a magnetic dry-erase weekly calendar that I just stick on the fridge, so I can quickly glance at it and remember what’s up for the week. Continue reading
Move over KD, there’s a new mac & cheese in town! I love KD, don’t get me wrong. My aunt makes the best KD, if following instructions on a box “the best” is even a thing. As a kid, my grandma used to make baked mac & cheese with tomato sauce and cheese. My favorite part was the crispy, burnt-ish cheese on the edge pieces. Another delicious mac & cheese that I had the pleasure of enjoying was a breadcrumb topped lobster mac & cheese somewhere in Vegas, made with tiny ditali pasta. So good. Continue reading