Crock Pot Pork & Pears

crockpot pork with pears

This is a super, simple crock pot dish! Who doesn’t love coming home to a delicious smelling house with a meal in a pot ready for your family? I love using my crock pot, but many recipes I’ve found need lots of ingredients, lots of preparing and usually MUST be put in the crock pot {Read More…}

Easy Baked Sweet Potatoes

sweet potatoes

I love sweet potatoes! In fact I’ve loved them so much when I was pregnant with my daughter and eating one a day, that she came out with an orange TINT on her skin, no lie! Friends can attest to it!! I have no idea why I love them so much, I just simply do! {Read More…}

Toasted Barley Salad

Roasted Barely salad

Over the years of eating refined white flour and sugar free, I’ve had to learn to get creative with my food choices. I realized pretty early on that if I  didn’t start trying new foods I would become bored and that would most likely cause me to throw my new habits and healthy lifestyle plan {Read More…}

Garlic Baked Fries

fries edit

I could pass on sweet things any day, but salty snacks or food are another story. I really have to watch what I eat daily because once I slack that is when the weight slowly, but surely starts sneakily creeping back up, one little pound at a time. I really try not to eat fries {Read More…}

Turkey & Blue Cheese Stuffed Potatoes

Turkey Stuffed Potato

Who doesn’t love to use up left over turkey after Thanksgiving? I hate to see food go to waste, but I can’t eat turkey the same way for days on end until its gone. So I’ve found a new way to revamp it so the family won’t mind eating turkey….AGAIN. It is also freezes perfectly, {Read More…}

Lean Turkey Tetrazzini (Leftover) Recipe

turkey tetrazzini

      Guest Post Recipe for Skinny Mom’s Kitchen This recipe is a fabulous meal for after Thanksgiving. Left over turkey gets revamped into an amazing dish your family will love. This can be easily assembled and frozen. Reheating is just as simple covering it with aluminum foil at 350 degrees until bubbly. This {Read More…}

5 Tips to Avoid Overeating Regret


How many times have you vowed to not overeat at a holiday party with family and friends yet  still indulge regardless of your commitment to your weight loss and lifestyle plan? Your heart is saying, ” no, I don’t really want to eat that”, but peer pressure gets the best of you and you eat {Read More…}

Aging Gracefully: Birthdays without Tears

Nov.19, 2011

  My birthday falls on Thanksgiving this year… I was born on Thanksgiving and every 7 years it happens to fall on it again. No escaping the inevitable family party. No way to isolate and be alone to contemplate this whole age thing. No running away from the fact that aging is happening whether I {Read More…}

Mango Salsa Recipe

mango salsa

  Mangoes!!!! My most favorite, luscious, melt in your mouth fruit!!! Something about its sweet taste and texture that I just absolutely love! I eat one or two mangoes a week just because! This is a simple, but super flavorful side dish or topping! I’ve seen it served more with fish but I eat it {Read More…}

Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe Review

chicken nuggets

  My kids love nuggets, I mean what kid doesn’t, right? Even adults like nuggets too! I have been buying frozen ones weekly simply because of convenience sake. I really don’t like my kids eating them, but being a busy mom, its a pretty quick meal. I have to be honest and say I never, {Read More…}