• Chicken/Poultry
  • Chicken Minestrone

    Well the month and our experiment with The Zone is almost up as is my whirlwind tour of Zone Meals in Seconds cookbook. It’s been … interesting. I’ve done well on The Zone, losing about 9 lbs, which for a month is pretty good (and technically, I still have ’til Friday for my four weeks […]

  • Family
  • Apple Chips

    This “recipe” is so simple I hesitate to even post it, but these are my kids new favorite snack and they are healthy, cheap and contain only one ingredient, so I thought I should share. Ingredients 4-5 medium apples apples, thinly sliced Directions I will give two methods for doing this. We have a dehydrator […]

  • Asian
  • Salmon Rice Bowls

    When we lived in Nashville, we frequented a little place off of Division St., right near Vanderbilt called Ken’s Sushi. It’s definitely not the fanciest place but it has good pretty cheap eats and my favorite Japanese entree I’ve ever had, Sakegohan. It’s a rice bowl with seaweed and salmon and some sauce. I’ve never […]

  • Chicken/Poultry
  • Hula Pizza

    The folks at my house are big pizza fans (I know it’s rare to find an American who isn’t). We’re completely happy with the garden variety mushroom and pepperoni variety (we frequently order it from down the block), but we also like something a bit different. We’ve put lots of different things on pizzas including […]

  • Italian
  • Butternut Squash Pasta

    from: Ingredientsgreen beans butter dill (fresh or dried) salt & pepper DirectionsCook your green beans until done. I like to steam them in skillet with just a little water if fresh, or nuke them if they're frozen, of course. While still hot, add the butter and mix it in so it melts. You do not […]

  • Brekkie
  • No Bake Granola Bars

    from: Yum Food & Fun For Kids Dec 2010 Ingredients 2.5 C granola 1.5 C rice cereal 1/2 C quick oats .5 C dried cranberries or blueberries .5 C chopped dried apricots .5 C honey .5 C brown sugar .5 C peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla Directions Grease a 9×13 pan with non-stick spray or […]