I only crave this snack once a year!

I only crave a peanut butter and jelly sandwich about once a year and decided to do something TOTALLY different with it, including NOT using peanut butter.

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When life gives you broken taco shells . . .

. . . make nachos! So I planned to make tacos, but when I pulled the shells out of the box, they were broken! No worries – I instantly decided to make nachos! Here’s how: If you’re not using a taco season packet, you can make your own! You just need chili powder, garlic powder,…

Change of plans!

Change of plans: I was going to do a vegan buffet tonight of butternut squash cakes, garbanzo bean burgers, corn on the cob, peas, green beans, zucchini, spinach and Vidalia onions, but I didn’t feel like doing all that cooking. Then I stumbled on a recipe for Minestrone Soup that I followed loosely. Essentially, you…

Guess what I do with the money we save by packing lunch?

Everyone knows that you save money by eating out less. I pack my husband’s lunch, so he eats out only about twice a month. I cook every day, so the kids and I eat out about once a month. So what do we do with the money we save? I buy stock. And you don’t…

Y’all this right here – oh my goodness!

I used a different camera so this doesn’t look so great, but y’all, when I tell you that this was YUMMY – oh, my goodness – oh, my goodness! It’s sautéed Vidalia onions, mushrooms and spinach topped with half a mashed avocado atop some GOOD Italian bread that I got from the farmers market. I…

Snack attack: When that craving hits . . .

For years every day around 3 p.m. no matter where I was – usually at work – I would experience a snack attack! As if on cue, I’d jump up from my desk and head toward the closest vending machine. There I’d find honey buns, potato chips and candy bars. I ate them all and…