Spicy Crunchy Roll Sushi Bowl

The theme for me lately is to make sure I use all the leftover bits and pieces from recipes and meals I’ve made. It’s a great way to cut down on grocery purchases as well as the amount of food that goes to waste. Both wins in my single mom budget book. I try to […]

Six Great Uses For Leftover Canned Pumpkin

Do you have a pet peeve in the kitchen? Mine is when you have a recipe that uses just part of a can of something, and then you’re left with the rest of it to figure out what the heck to do with it. Case in point – leftover cranberries and brown bananas. I was […]

Low Calorie Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Tis the season for pumpkin and cranberry recipes, but what do you do when you’re stuck with bananas? The Kid asks for bananas every time I go to the store, and half the time I find them turning a lovely shade of dark brown. I’ve used plenty of them recently in double chocolate banana bread, […]

Mastering The Art Of Meal Prep – With Creativity

Do you meal prep on the weekends? When you’re pressed for time during the week, it can really make a difference. They have meal prep classes where you learn how to make freezer meals or casseroles that make several servings all at once. They even have parties now where people bring ingredients and each “team” […]

Possible Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight – My Real World Example

Back in my pre-AFQ days, I always wondered why I couldn’t lose weight. I mean there were weeks that I did lose, but there were more weeks that I didn’t. Gah, frustrating! I truly had no idea why. If you’d asked me what I was eating, I would have said that I ate really well […]