Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

This Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup recipe from Cooking Classy is so good! I am all about a fast meal - especially tonight since I was running behind - so I threw all my veggies in a food processor to speed up the process... The only other changes I made to the recipe were to use rotisserie chicken instead of…

Avocado Black Bean Breakfast Taco

Today I made two meals out of shredded beef taco leftovers. Dinner turned out OK but breakfast was divine! It was hard stopping at one! Avocado Black Bean Breakfast Taco Very Slightly Adapted from Pretty.Good.Food. Ingredients 4 eggs 4 corn tortillas 15 oz. can black beans 2 Tablespoons of diced jalapeños 1 garlic clove, minced 1 –…

Happy Pear Helene Day

I love a good fruit dessert! In honor of Pear Helene Day I thought I would venture out and try something new - Pear Helene! This a poached pear with chocolate sauce, whipped cream and almonds. Doesn't it look so good? I can't believe I made it! I followed this recipe for the pears. Mine were Bosch pears and I added…

Intuitive Eating

I have counted calories many times as an adult and can honestly say I hate it! It's worth it to lose weight but I find it so depressing to have to keep track of every bite or nibble I take as well as cut out so many foods. About 6 months ago I read a book called,…

Green Tea Coffee?

For a few years now I have been hearing and reading the benefits of green tea - especially how it helps with the burning of belly fat (which I need help with). I have tried it a few times but just can't get over the feeling of being a... horse? Yes I went there, and…

Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal

Who wants to eat a healthy breakfast and still find "joy" in it? I do! This filling bowl of oatmeal is naturally sweetened with a topping of fresh strawberries and Half & Half... SAY WHAT? That's right folks... Half & Half. It doesn't get better than this. Make a bowl of oatmeal (I make a…

Avocado Toast

Every Tuesday my husband volunteers with my brothers' Boy Scout Troop. While he is off re-living his Eagle Scout days the little boys and I get to hang out with "MeMa." This past week MeMa had been raving about Avocado toast so this was our dinner plan. It did not go quite like we imagined...…