One Pot Spicy Taco Rice Skillet 3

One Pot Spicy Taco Rice Skillet + Weekly Menu

How hard is it to get back in the groove after the holidays? Ugh. I’m guessing most of you are dreading a full work week ahead, just like me. Couple that with just coming off a 12 week maternity leave and Michigan’s first real cold front of the season and UGGGGGGGGGGH. No words can describe how…

Read More »

Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad 3

Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad with Creamy Pomegranate Dressing + Weekly Menu

In recent years, the USDA replaced the very well-known “food guide pyramid” with the almost-insulting, super simple “plate method”. In brief, half of your (9 inch) plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, 1/4 of the plate should be filled with lean protein, and the remaining 1/4 of the plate with a starch/carbohydrate. At…

Read More »

Shrimp and Pineapple Curry Fried Rice 4

Shrimp and Pineapple Curry Fried Rice + Weekly Menu

Pre-kidd0 we rarely ordered take-out. We were the couple that made dining out on the weekends our entertainment. I mean, there’s not a lot to do in small towns like ours, especially in the colder months when all the tourists retreat home. It more or less went without saying that we dined out on Friday…

Read More »

Chili Mac 4

5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #8 – Chili Mac + Weekly Menu

Have you emerged from your tryptophan coma? Did you spend all of your money on Black Friday deals? More importantly, do you know about Ebates? Because I just learned about Ebates and I’m hooked. As if I needed yet another reason to be enamored with online shopping. Hopefully everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving filled with…

Read More »

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup 3

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup + Weekly Menu

By week 2 of my maternity leave, I was sneaking my way to work to keep my little hands in everything. Going into week 6 of my maternity leave, I’m already sad to be going back (in another 6 weeks). And I’ve definitely not been tempted by work, if I’m being honest. Shea and I…

Read More »