Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe

 Who said chicken breast dishes must be bland, boring and dry? This healthy chicken salad is full of flavor, high in protein and ready in no time. Ladies, if you are looking to lose fat and fuel your muscles with a source of lean protein,...more

Chicken and Cheese Stuffed Shells and Cheese Stuffed Shells ...more

Searching for a Dinner Recipe? Try Super Citrus Salmon

Try this easy salmon recipe! It tastes great, the citrus sauce is a tangy accompaniment to the fish and it is ready in a flash, just 15 minutes from start to finish. Plus you get your total omega-3 fatty acids for the day.Super Citrus SalmonPreparation and Cooking Time: 15 minutes...more

Marinated Steak Salad With Sesame-Lime Dressing

Marinated Steak Salad With Sesame-Lime DressingLeave a reply...more

The Things My Kids Are Eating

Lunch used to be such a breeze.  I'd grill up a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or a grilled cheese sandwich or pop some frozen ravioli in a pot of boiling water.  I tried to balance things out with some apple or orange, prunes, and a banana.  Some days I succeeded with balance and other days I didn't.  Their lunches were fine - not great, but fine.  And they were things they liked eating.Now their lunches are a whole new story.  No longer can I just whip something up in five minutes or have the kitchen to myself while preparing the food....more
@elaineR.N. You DO need a personal chef.  Grilled salmon sounds pretty delicious about now.  We ...more

Egg-Free, Nut-Free Sunbutter Whirligig Cookies

Whirligig. Say it with me. Whirligig. See, you're having fun already!...more

Strawberry Oat Muffins

Breakfast is a big deal in our house and I love having freshly baked muffins at my fingertips for a quick, easy and satisfying meal. I usually end up freezing most of the muffins after I bake them so that we have a healthy breakfast or snack available.  I wrap them in Saran wrap once they have cooled to room temperature and store in a sealed container. When ready to eat, simply heat in the microwave for 30 seconds for a healthy and nutritious breakfast....more

A Craving for Cheese Rolls

Last night I ran (walked) over to the store after class to pick up some spaghetti squash for today.  I hadn't eaten dinner before class and while I wasn't actually hungry, as I entered the store and saw the deli donuts and cheese rolls, I felt myself wanting one.I did not pause.  I kept walking, but I could feel my old eye scanners kicking in - "what is on that shelf that sounds good to eat".  ...more
@elaineR.N. The thing that has been the most fun has been learning how to use squash instead of ...more