It is definitely different but I am happily adjusting to a low glycemic lifestyle ever since starting my new health plan. One thing I am finding is that I can still enjoy many of my favorite style meals just with a little adjustment. While I still think I can partake in my traditional chili recipe, I did… Continue reading
Not that long ago I saw a Facebook post showing zucchinis used as a boat for a variety of different concoctions. I have to admit it was a clever idea – an interesting way to avoid the tortilla. I tucked it away in my memory for a rainy day as just something interesting, and kind of cool, nothing more.
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Sometimes you just need simple. And nothing is more simple in my mind than couscous. It cooks up in about 5 minutes. You can add almost anything to it and change it from a fun and friendly side to a main entrée in seconds. Its definitely a staple in my pantry…and probably should go on my emergency shelf.
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I happen to love Thai peanut sauce, especially on a barbeque spring roll. So when I saw this peanut-sauced veggies and noodles, I jumped all over it. I pretty much followed the recipe to the letter…and there are definitely some things I would change. Typically, I can say that the recipes I’ve tried out of the Better Homes and Gardens… Continue reading
I love a good taco. In fact, there is this little family run Mexican restaurant in my old stomping grounds where you can get the best street tacos for dirt cheap. I even love homemade tacos – crispy tacos. What I don’t like is the mess and the oil. When I ran across this beef taco pie recipe in the… Continue reading
I have to admit I am not the biggest fan of BLT sandwiches. All the mayo…not so yummy in my book. My mom and my husband. If it has bacon, then its all good. So I gave the Roasted BLT Salad in the Better Homes and Gardens Dinner on a Dollar magazine, I stopped to give it some pondering.… Continue reading
Sometimes you just need something fast and yummy to serve. What’s nice about most of the meals presented in the Better Homes and Gardens Dinner on a Dollar magazine is that they are fast and easy prep. Even better is always the price. So number 33 caught my eye first by its name – Citrus Chicken and Grilled Corn –… Continue reading
I have to admit that while I am a huge seafood fan, I am not a fan of fish or shellfish tacos. But my boys are. So when I spotted shrimp tacos with lime slaw in the Better Homes and Garden Dinner on a Dollar magazine, I knew I needed to try it. As far recipes go, this one… Continue reading
We had a true fall day here in Southern California and what do I decide to do…grill. Nice crisp morning. Mild wind blowing. Dark gray skies and the subtle smell of fires burning. And I decide to grill. Best. Decision. Ever. I am in love with my take on this super yummy ginger-lime chicken sandwich. I did have to make… Continue reading
A few nights ago I made corn on the cob for the fam. A few family members decided to pass, full bellies and late workers. I ended up with two extra corn on the cobs as leftovers. As it turned out, today’s Monday Munchies called for grilled corn on the cob. One of the things I love to do with… Continue reading