Monthly Archives: December 2016

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-22 to 12-28

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-22 to 12-28

The holiday season is upon us. Families are awaiting get-togethers and kids are awaiting presents to open. Whether you are traveling during this season or not, I hope that you and your family has a safe, warm, and festive holiday season full of love. Looking toward the next week for meals, it looks slightly differentContinue Reading

Steamed & Sautéed Carrots

Steamed & Sautéed Carrots

Sauteed Carrots I like to use the whole carrots and peel and slice them in little diagonals (about 1/4 inch thick). I steam them for about 4-5 minutes (soft but not mushy). After I steam them, I like to saute them to add some flavor. Here’s where the flavor comes from…. In a pan, heatContinue Reading

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Mashed Potatoes  (serves about 3) 3 potatoes, peeled and sliced salt/pepper 2 TB butter (clarified butter for Whole 30/Paleo friendly) 3-4 TB mayo (homemade paleo friendly mayo if doing Whole 30/Paleo) Place peeled & sliced potatoes in a pot of cold water. Bring water to a boil, and add salt. Cook for about 10 minutes, or untilContinue Reading

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-15 to 12-21

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-15 to 12-21

I hope that you are having a most wonderful time of the year with Christmas fast approaching. I also hope that you are taking time to enjoy each day and not getting caught up in the frantic rush of it all. I, for one, do NOT like rushing and chaos so I attempt to avoidContinue Reading

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-8 to 12-14

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-8 to 12-14

This has been a week of sickness for me. Ugh! I’m feeling better now and ready to have the desire to cook again. In hopes of doing that, here’s this week’s meal plan for my family: Thursday, 12-8: Whole 30/Paleo Whole Roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken (drizzle entire chicken with olive oil, salt & lemon pepper thenContinue Reading

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-1 to 12-7

Weekly Meal Plan for 12-1 to 12-7

Wow….. December is here! I hope that you had a nice, safe Thanksgiving holiday. My family did not travel this year so we just stayed in our little town and had us a huge, festive holiday meal. We were all thankful for the meal and for each other. We need to remember to be thankfulContinue Reading