How to make home cooking part of your lifestyle

If you’ve had a chance to visit my healthy cooking page, you’ll know that I’m an advocate for home cooking.  Making an effort to cook more food at home might sound like a chore, but it really is one of the simplest, most straightforward ways you can eat more healthfully....more

Tasty Tuesday: Honey and Chili Chicken with Cilantro Lime Sauce

Truth: This may be the best chicken dish I've ever made. And that says A LOT because all I eat is chicken. As you know, nearly all of my recipes are chicken and so when I stumble upon a really great one, I have to share it with y'all.I knew we wouldn't be going out to dinner for Cinco de Mayo this year (the hubs had to work late and a late dinner with a 3 year old is kind of insane). AND I knew I had a ton of cilantro leftover from a previous recipe, so I just started Googling....more

Grill This: My Favorite Bean Burger

Let's talk beans. And rice. (Which always reminds me of "Frank and Beans! Frank and Beans!" from There's Something About Mary.) Ahem, let's turn this back into a mature, adult conversation. ...more

Gisele Bündchen: Women Breaking Barriers to Clean Energy

Fashion icon Gisele Bündchen @giseleofficial is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme. She has been dubbed the world’s ‘greenest’ celebrity. After a more than five-mile walk to gather firewood with women in Kenya, she speaks out about the need for modern energy to reduce women’s labour and reduce pollution. ...more

Tasty Tuesday: Lime Cilantro Chicken

Tasty Tuesday: Lime Cilantro Chicken I love a good Crockpot recipe. There's nothing better than coming in the door and dinner being done....more

Freezer Meal Friday: Cranberry BBQ Chicken

A few months ago, I attempted to open a can of black beans only to realize I had grabbed a can of cranberry sauce by mistake. So I dumped the sauce into a freezer bag and tried to figure out what I could do with it.And then I thought, “barbecue.”So I made a cranberry barbecue sauce and marinated some drumsticks in it. The sauce was delicious. I didn’t think Zach would like it (he generally doesn’t like cranberry), but he loved it. Another win for me!...more

Homemade Worcestershire Sauce

I made Worcestershire sauce! Yes, I most certainly did. I'm so proud of myself. I know it doesn't seem like an incredibly huge undertaking. For me, though, it is in some ways. I really like to accomplish things. When I accomplish something new, then I'm truly excited and wonderfully fueled to keep going and trying more new things....more

easy veggie stir fry

Time for another Recipeasy (my made up word for easy peasy recipes). As I previously mentioned, I'm always working to make more home cooked healthy meals. A big key is using more fresh food and veggies. So here's a super quick and easy way to make veggie stir fry with whatever you have handy....more

Tasty Tuesday: Cracker Barrel Chicken

Tasty Tuesday: Cracker Barrel Chicken You guys know I like an easy (few ingredients) recipe. Well, here's another one for you. Four ingredients...that's it! Bam! When I'm in a rut, wondering what I should cook, I go to this one because I always have the ingredients: chicken, Italian dressing, honey and lime juice (you can use lemon juice)....more