I cut almost all meat out of my diet in 2019. A year and a half into this journey, I wanted to share why I did it, my experiences, and what surprised me. And if you’re going to give a plant-based diet a try, I’ve included some practical tips and plans to succeed.
Sometimes on a Sunday, before I do my grocery shopping for the upcoming week, I pull all the veggies I didn’t get around to using during the previous week and make something — sometimes a pot of minestrone, other times a big sheet pan of roasted random veggies. Today it was fritters!
Can the foods you eat fight disease and keep you healthier and younger-looking? Here are some simple recipes for good health, weight loss and longevity.
Cooking with your kids can be very beneficial no matter how old they are. It will allow you all to spend some bonding time together, and it will give your kids the opportunity to learn a few simple meals that they can make on their own when they are older.
This Instant Pot cauliflower and broccoli soup is super easy to make, delicious and very filling!
Smokers are becoming extremely popular. With summer just around the corner, you might be tempted to buy one. Before hopping into your car and spending a good penny on a new smoker, let me ask you these questions: Do you currently own a grill? Did you know that you can use your grill as a smoker?
Now that all four of my children are away at college, and by away, I mean the closest one is three hours away and the furthest is 2000 miles away, the days of cooking for six are finished—at least on a regular basis. Not only did I cook for six, but they demanded leftovers.
As we are all spending hours in our backyards barbequing this summer, I can practically guarantee that most of us do not think about when or where the first BBQ was! And, those that do, probably think that it was us Americans who came up with this delectable way to cook foods. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth.
I like to cook. But I’m a busy person. For most of my meals, I try to come up with something that’s made from scratch, with ingredients that were grown, and/or raised humanely. I stay away from overly processed foods about 90% of the time. Here’s a few examples of my most popular half-scratch meals.
Regardless of what kind of job you have, getting dinner on the table when you are a busy parent is no easy task, but it’s not impossible. I also cook from scratch as much as possible. Here’s a few tips on how to get homemade-ish meals on the table that your family will love.