Picadillo Recipe


          PICADILLO This is one of those dishes that are perfect on a chilly day. It’s comfort food, it’s easy to make, AND best of all it falls in line with my healthier eating. Here is my basic recipe. I will add other items I have on hand (squash, diced carrots, celery, etc. just work with … Read More

Chili Recipe


This my friends is such a simple recipe I’m not sure why I don’t make it more often.  It’s perfect for a chilly day, or when you want something a little hearty but healthy for you. This was the first non-meat meal my family ate and didn’t even notice. This dish is also very versatile. It can be used in … Read More

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

On a cold day nothing tastes better than a good bowl of Tortilla Soup. I’ve come a long way from my 19 year old self who once called my bestie to ask what a whisk was. In all fairness I was pretty sure I had it, but just wanted to make sure. LOL!  I am getting a little more adventurous … Read More

DIY Yogurt/Popsicle snacks

OK I have some picky kiddos and am always looking for healthy lunch snack ideas. I’ve seen these Silicone Ice Pop Maker sets and actually had one sitting in my cart for about a month, and then I took the plunge! I finally decided to order them and got them a couple of days ago. Have I mentioned I love receiving … Read More