I don't want to toot my own horn, but this recipe is GOOD. Each time I make it, every crumb is devoured. This burrito bowl has been my go-to meal prep meal as of late. It has been a lunch I have looked forward to, and I don't feel guilty about eating. BURRITO BOWLS FOR THE SOUL I want to tell you how this recipe came to be. About four months back, my then-2-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer. It was and has been a very trying time for my family. My little boy, Graham, has been in . . .
While you are packing your kids fun, healthy and creative lunches -- may I suggest that you pack on for yourself as well? It may sound crazy - but it is giving yourself a little gift. The gift of self care through a healthy and filling lunch. Packing a lunch for mom will not only help you with portion control, but it will also keep you out of the drive thru while you're out running errands. And I promise you'll be so much more satisfied with a lunch like this than you would with a greasy . . .
I don't know about you - but I do so much better at lunch time if I have something prepped and ready to go. Even if I'm out and about, if I know I have a yummy lunch waiting for me at home, I can resist the urge to get fast food. This year I have really tried to focus on feeding myself well at lunch time. If I treat myself to a healthy and delicious lunch I feel much more satisfied and I never feel guilty for eating something junky. Fast food = feeling sluggish + feeling guilty. The . . .
Mmmm...lunch. It can be my favorite or the thing I dread. This year I've been trying to share some adult lunch ideas with you all. I've been careful to make them quick and easy, but tasty as well. The other day I made Desi's creamy chicken tacos for dinner - they have become a favorite around our house. And I had a thought that I could spin that meal into a quick lunch. So, the next Sunday I whipped these up and served them to me and my husband while my little ones had plain . . .
My mom buys a chicken salad from a store called Great Harvest up in Utah. I always look forward to eating that stuff. It is simple and delicious. If you're like me, you don't like crunchy celery or onions in your chicken salad - and the Great Harvest chicken salad is free from any unwanted crunch. Well... we don't have a Great Harvest where I live and occasionally I get a craving for that yummy salad. So - I decided to take a stab at re-creating it, and I think it's pretty darn . . .
Happy New Year! I love this time of year - I start cleaning out my pantry and closet and thinking about things I can do to better myself. What are your resolutions? Let’s talk about resolutions for a minute. We all make 'em, we all break 'em. According to Wikipedia - 88% of New Year’s Resolutions are not kept. That's a pretty big failure rate! But - putting it out there, writing it down, and talking to people about those resolutions significantly improves your success rate. So leave me . . .