Really Real Food

Hubs and I wanted to watch something different last night, and we landed on this show called “Salt Fat Acid Heat” on Netflix. We watched the “Fat” episode, which centered around this author exploring the rich fats native to northern Italy. I...

Menu Planning Gets Really Real

I’ve learned very quickly this week that when 75% of the humans in this home require packed lunches that I can’t just plan for dinners when I make the grocery list. I need to be sure that I not only get raw materials to make lunch entrees, but the massive...

‘Real’ School Year Meals

Bubs starts preschool after Labor Day, so it is officially back-to-school time! I had Peanut sit down with him and make a list of the things he likes to eat for lunch. They came up with 4 things (insert eye roll). Here’s a look at what I have on the docket for...

Kicking A & Taking Names

Never underestimate just how stubborn I can be. I’ve learned this about myself this week — in a good way! You want me to prove how committed I am to this journey? Hold my beer… So remember back to when I said doing “low carb” dishes was a...

This Week in Dinners

It is the last week of summer. Starting after Labor Day, Bubs goes back to preschool Tuesday-Friday mornings. Hubs and I were sitting in the living room last night after the kids were in bed and he asked me, “What can I do to make you happy?” It’s a...

New Veg?

I’m a little scared by how easily I learned to like (love?) cauliflower. It was basically albino dirt a few months ago and now it is a tasty replacement for rice and pizza crust.  What? The broccoli slaw at Carowinds is raw broccoli and I eat it willingly. Huh?...