Chocolate-Walnut LaraBar recipe

from the archives- originally posted 4.3.2014 A few weeks ago I shared one of my new favorite recipes- 2-Ingredient Peanut Butter Lara Bar bites. I did some experimenting that day with another flavor combination of a LaraBar recipe. While the peanut butter version was my favorite (I love peanut butter if you can’t tell- check […]

Faux Fried Rice Recipe

One of my very first recipes on this blog was for faux fried rice. It’s made using a surprising ingredient- shredded cauliflower! It is still one of my favorite ways to enjoy a delicious dish without too many hip-hugging carbs. I made it again last night (for dinner tonight, long story!) and got some much […]

Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

My husband and I love Asian food of all types- Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese- we really enjoy all of it. I was trying to think of something special to cook for Ben when he returned home from Africa this week, and I landed on Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps. Unfortunately, Ben was pretty ill when his […]

How to Dine out for Free

One of our favorite things to do as a couple is to dine out together. We love finding new places and returning to old places. Houston is the mecca for all things food in America, (I read once that Houston edged out even NYC for number of restaurants per capita! I don’t know that that […]

Low Price (Easy) Meals for Busy Times

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LowPriceMeals #CollectiveBias It’s a busy time of year and I love having options for easier meals in the kitchen with Banquet dinners and pot pies and Chef Boyardee. Even though I’m doing Whole30, I like sending meals like […]

Mango-Strawberry-Orange Smoothie Recipe: Under 200 Calories

Getting more greens in my diet has been a huge goal of mine this year. I’m a super fan of sautéed kale, chard, whatever- and a few of my kids love them too. Some of my other kids, not so much. I’ve been looking for ways to include these super foods into things they already […]