Perhaps it’s the half marathon training and the fact that my body is just CRAVING calories! Not only am I still full-time nursing, I’ve decided to train for the San Antonio Rock n Roll Half Marathon…I think I’m burning close to 3,000 calories per day. Hence *maybe* the fourth serving of this delicious quinoa salad.
(Please pardon the iPhone photo. Dead camera battery.) I went out yesterday morning to survey the garden…and to make sure it survived our weekend away. I was pleasantly surprised to find lots of red grape-roma tomatoes, and a meal’s worth of green beans! I picked some basil, parsley and oregano and then got to work. […]
For a while now, I’ve been toying with the idea of putting myself on a Gluten Free diet. No real reason really. Just want to see if I feel any different when eliminating gluten. And here is a recipe that will be on the menu when (if ever) I decide to make that leap. Ingredients […]
So this meal was pretty good. Came out a little on the bitter side, so I just sprinkled a little sugar over the cranberries on everyone’s plate and we were all happy! So…you could add a little extra sweetener in before you bake it, or you could do as I did. It really was tasty…after […]
Part Freezer-Part Pantry Meal I froze the chicken breasts in the marinade. I froze the broccoli when on sale. And I used up some potatoes from the pantry to make the fries. And who says seafood seasoning had to be used on seafood!!! Ingredients 3 large chicken breasts ($2.47) Bought when on sale for $1.77/lb! […]
Several times in 2009, I found fresh Atlantic salmon on sale for $2.99/lb…regularly $7.99/lb! This great deal never appeared on the front page of the store circular…but was hidden on the inside pages! I asked for a pound. Brought it home. Cut it into 4 4 oz. portions. Added the marinade. And froze. Saturday night, […]
Tonight’s Recipe comes from Alisa of One Frugal Foodie! She shares a Vegan/Vegetarian (optional), Dairy-Free, Soy-Free (use a chickpea miso), Gluten-Free, Peanut-Free recipe tonight! Alisa blogs at One Frugal Foodie with a focus on using whole foods to create inexpensive, healthy recipes. She is also the founder of Go Dairy Free , the website, and author […]
Sharing two of our favorite lunch and snack items today! If you’ve got little people around, check these out!
Dinner from the Grill…Pork Chops, Peach Salsa and a Zucchini and Tomato Medley!
Can never go wrong with rice and beans!!! They are cheap, delicious and nutritious!!!