Who knew I could make my own butter so easily? I didn't!! I saw this on Pinterest and knew I had to give it a try! Ever since I bought a individual ice cream maker, we've been making ice cream constantly, so I had cream on hand. I simply pour it into a jar, closed … Continue reading Making Butter
So in an effort to make more things from scratch, I made tortillas. They were actually a lot simpler than I had anticipated. My biggest challenge was getting them thin enough- which you'll see in the pictures. Here's my recipe! 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 cups white flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 … Continue reading Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas
So for Mother's Day, I had my family over for some food and some Xbox fun. For dessert, I opted to make a Chocolate Chip Banana Bread based on a recipe I found in Clean Eating Magazine. It was so delicious. The bread was moist and had so much sweet flavor, it was quite a … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
I had some great mushrooms today in a stir-fry with red and green peppers. I was reminded how scrumptious mushrooms can be. Also, they add such volume and substance to a meal. They don't have an overwhelming taste and can be flavored several different ways. They are great chameleons.
I made this soup a few months ago but forgot to post it. 🙂 I posted a while ago about the chicken broth and my efforts to make a yummy soup. I tried chicken noodle and it was delish! After preparing the broth, I added diced onions, celery, and carrots. Cooked then added wheat noodles … Continue reading Yummy Chicken Noodle
In my effort to have yummy food that is not entirely bad for me, I present to you yummy chicken casserole! While the whole wheat noodles cooked, in a separate pan, I cooked onion, garlic, chopped chicken (humanely treated and smoked) then added cream of chicken soup, water (instead of cream) and spices. I cooked this on low-med heat … Continue reading Yummy Sunday Afternoon Chicken Casserole
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 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??