It's officially fall here in Texas. We endured a long, hot, horrible summer to finally get to the gorgeous weather we have been enjoying these past few days. I am so excited it is fall, I have lit all the cinnamon and spice candles, enjoyed a Starbucks hot cocoa, and today made banana bread. YUMMY! I have … Continue reading Yummy Banana Bread
For my Monday Diabetic Friendly meal, I made a spaghetti squash casserole. It was so simple, and I was surprised by how much I loved the spaghetti squash. I was skeptical, but it turned out well. I thought I could trick my son into eating it, after all, it DID look like spaghetti, right? But … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Casserole!
I love corn dogs and pigs in a blanket, so I figure, let make them healthier (I say healthier because I'm not sure I'm ever going to find a HEALTHY pig in a blanket!!)Here's how: Put 1 and 3/4 cups whole wheat flour in a bowl, mix in 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup soft (I mean, … Continue reading Healthy and Homemade Pigs in a Snuggie
I came across this article today, that suggests that consumers need a simpler labeling system. At first I was enraged, thinking they were wanting to take information away from the consumer, but then I realized this would be in addition to the current nutrition labels that packages already have. This report essentially encourages a 3 … Continue reading New System for Food Labeling?
My son loves trucks. I mean, trucks are his passion. We've spent many dinners at the local IHOP by the truck stop watching the trucks. We've spent almost every trash day in his room, waiting for garbage trucks to go by. He loves them. Recently he was insisting on more trucks, but all the garbage … Continue reading Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
After our blogger party last week, Lisa, Rebecca, and I headed over to Sol's Nieto Mexican Grill for an after party! By after party I mean we just wanted to talk. We chose this place because it looked better than IHOP and it had an outdoor eating area (which we love). We had no idea … Continue reading Sol’s Nieto Mexican Grill- Veg Friendly!
We definitely had a long summer here in DFW (and a hot one!). We are firmly in the fall, the weather is much nicer, people are venturing outside and away from their air-conditioners for the first time in months, and we are still committed to eat seasonally-fresh foods. So, what kinds of fruits and vegetables are … Continue reading What Fruits And Veggies To Eat This Fall In TX
We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about physical health- the ins and outs of organic, calories, grass fed beef- which is good because that is the main focus of the blog. But I wanted to take a post to talk about our mental health. How are you feeling emotionally? I've learned … Continue reading Emotional Health
Let me introduce you to the most delicious burger you might ever possibly eat. Words cannot describe. Pictures are inadequate. It was savory, flavorful, juicy, and perfect!! This miraculous burger was found at BGR (The Burger Joint - click here for website). I went to Virgina to visit a dear friend and she introduced me … Continue reading The Most Delicious Burger You Will EVER Have!
I have difficulty thinking of good, quality, and healthy snacks. I was browsing the web and I found this link that has numerous ideas for low calorie snacks. I loved the ideas and thought of several of my own while going through the list. What are your favorite snacks??