Ok. So now you have that turkey carcass and a bunch of leftover turkey. My brother and sister-in-law do not typically use the carcass (we ate at their house on Thanksgiving). So I decided to take it home along with the rest of the leftover turkey. We cooked a bone-in turkey breast this year, which [...]
Original Recipe from Very Well: Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef Stew This recipe didn't need too much of a makeover. Around our house, we love beef stew and we love international flavors. This beef stew recipe has that. The calories weren't too bad as was the protein and vitamin A. The tomatoes had to go. Here [...]
August marks our wedding anniversary every year. This year is our 9th wedding anniversary. We never go out to eat. I can make a better dinner at home that costs way less than a restaurant. This year I challenged myself to make a dinner that was a treat, but didn't bust our diets. I think [...]
As I promised from our vacation post, I said I would make a post on how to make a salad entirely from convenience food. When we're on vacation, it can be really hard to eat right. However, if you stack the deck in your favor, you can have healthy meals every day. Here are some [...]
The two main types of ingredients that contain potassium are potatoes and beans. So what can you make with both? Chili of course. I have below a recipe for a two bean and sweet potato chili that has a whopping 511mg of potassium per serving. That helps you get to the amount you need for [...]
I’m sure everyone here has had their orange juice to get their vitamin C for the day. Juice is stripped of all the fiber and other good things and is loaded with sugar and calories. While that’s one way to do it, there are other healthier ways to do it that work much better. According [...]
Meet Jacqueline a busy mother of two who understands how to fit in a healthy lifestyle when you're short on time. She has plenty of tips for busy moms (or anyone else who is really busy) on staying healthy and fit. Post questions for her in the comments!