How many of you use the web/blogs for dinner inspiration? I know I do! I am always marking various posts with yummy goodness to help me plan my weekly menus. Of course there are a ton more "main entree" type posts available compared to side items. Which means I am always brainstorming what sides to… Continue reading Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Something funny happens with age....the way you view everything changes! I have always been the girl that made new year resolutions. They usually always revolves around the same ones year after year. Lose weight, spend less, lose weight, organize my house, oh and did I say lose weight? Apparently that is a BIG one still.… Continue reading Resolutions or Goals?
I have been carefully planning out my new year. I have our 10 day cleanse ordered, my Slim & Trim ordered to start right after the cleanse, and a list of must have grocery items to get back into the house. I decided a few weeks back to get my house back on a semi-paleo… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans…..
It is cold here in south Louisiana. I mean REALLY cold here in south Louisiana, at least for our standards! I know that it is much colder in other parts of the world, but guys – please keep in mind that we are not use to cold weather. Nor are we equipped for it. I… Continue reading Chicken Chili
We all know that roasting vegetables is the BEST way to cook them, I mean unless you have been living under a rock. There is just something about roasting that brings out the flavor is so many foods. Once I discovered roasting years ago, I have never went back to steaming my vegetables. While this… Continue reading Roasted Cabbage with Parmesan Cheese
Well hello all! I hope you guys have been keeping warm and dry.....here in Louisiana no so much on the dry side! I have to admit that I am a summer girl at heart. I love warm weather, water, and nice cold beverages. That doesn't mean that I do not enjoy other seasons. I love… Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup for this Louisiana Soul
While I greatly enjoyed my pumpkin scones that I made last week, I realized that I needed something a little more figure friendly to nosh on during the week. I mean – don’t get me wrong, those are pretty darn healthy for a scone if you ask me – I just needed something that wouldn’t… Continue reading When Pumpkin Spice is Life
I have done it guys…..jumped right up front on the pumpkin spice train. I have been fighting it for a couple weeks now. I know you all think I am crazy for not drowning in all things pumpkin spice, but the truth is I was holding on to summer As. Long. As. Possible. That is… Continue reading “Almost Starbucks” Pumpkin Scones
Do you remember when you first starting watching Food Network? Yeah, I don't remember that exactly myself. However, I do remember one of the first shows that I started "following" on the program - Rachel Ray's 30 Minute Meals! I use to love to watch that show......not because of Rachel Ray. Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading 30 minute meals – Bruschetta Chicken
What is addiction? Simply put it is intensely craving something, loss of control over the use of it, and continuing the consumption/use despite the consequences. There are oh so many things in life that one can be addicted to. Anything ranging from actual substances, to actions, and even to material things.....think hoarders. Today I am… Continue reading The Power of Addiction