This is a guest post from Mara of the food blog Put on Your Cake Pants. She's all about eating well while spending less. Check out this delicious recipe - perfect for fall weather! I spent a fair amount of time watching my parents cook when I was growing up, and one of the things I learned from them was the importance of resourcefulness. Nearly anyone can look at a recipe and put together a shopping list, but making do with what you already have on hand takes … [Read more...]
Don't eat no wheat? This is for you.
Smoothies and I are in a long term relationship. My mom first started making them for me when I was in high school. Then when I ventured off on my own in college, I requested a Magic Bullet for my 20th birthday in order to continue making my favorite breakfast. (Fact: I got two Magic Bullets that year - one from Ty and one from my mom. I probably should have thought my gift list through better.) And when Ty and I moved to Chicago, you better believe my trusty little … [Read more...]
Ty has a new mantra when it comes to meal time: "Make it a salad." So the other night when I suggested burgers for dinner, he suggested we... you guessed it... make them salads. The idea at first took me a bit aback. Burgers as a salad? But I quickly realized Ty was onto something. After all, we typically eat our burgers wrapped in lettuce instead of using buns. Basically, we'd just be eating a lot more greens this way which sounded like a … [Read more...]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias Football season is coming to an end and you know what that means... It's party time! Now I'm going to be honest with you all; I'm not much of a football (or sports) fan, but do you know what I am a big fan of? Commericals, halftime shows (Beyoncé, anyone?), and most importantly, delicious food! If you've ever … [Read more...]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #YesYouCan #CollectiveBias This time of year it seems that time keeps running faster and faster and before you know it, the New Year is here! Between holiday shopping, office parties, and family celebrations, life can be a bit hectic. That's why I love to have an easy meal that I can make ahead of time and simply reheat and eat throughout the week. Enter my One … [Read more...]