Oven Baked Chicken

I had a friend recently tell me she cannot eat chicken with skin and bones. It freaks her out somehow. Such a pity. Well, this dish is for her. Oven baked chicken breasts that I didn’t even touch. Here is how I did it. I bought some chicken breast cutlets; not too big, not too…

Buttermilk Waffles

E requested waffles last night on the way to dinner. Then she planned tonight’s dinner. She is my child for sure; she thinks about her next few meals even before she has the one she is about to eat. I remembered we had some buttermilk in the fridge, so I looked up a couple of…

Friday Night Mexican

So we were supposed to have Date Night, but the week got away from me and when I called the gym, date night was all full. Oh well! Mama’s turn to pick; my pick is usually Mexican or Seafood. I choose Mexican. Mexican means Margaritas, chips and queso, and something for everyone. I tried to…

Friday Faves!

I decided to start a new category on the blog; Friday Faves! This is where I share some of my favorite food finds, and maybe other non-food related, of the week… Better than Nutri-Grain Bars… I like black cherry the best, but the girls love the strawberry one.   LOVE THIS!!!! So healthy! GoGo Squeeze…

Thinking about meal planning and saving money

Tips for your shopping trips to the local grocery store… I was watching Rachel Ray and got inspired by this. I do have a hard time believing Rachel really needs to be mindful of her budget. Really? She is Rachel Ray, for goodness sake! When I go grocery shopping, I do make a general list…

Skillet Chicken and peppers with Farro

Hey all! I am so happy tomorrow is Friday! 3 day weekend! I found myself with an empty house tonight… Hubby is working late and grandparents took the kids to dinner! I relaxed from a long day by cooking for myself! Some people find cooking stressful and do not look forward to it. I just…

Taco spaghetti

Sounds weird. Putting it together was weird. Once cooking, smelled delicious. Came out beautiful. E high fives me. I kinda saw another recipe like this named taco spaghetti. Italian- Mexican fusion. Thinking you could make this vegetarian with black beans instead of meat. My husband was still weirded out by the combo, but he still…