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 […]

Vietnamese Barbecue Pork Salad

One of the easiest way to throw together a great tasting meal is to marinate the meat and grill it. The meat takes on flavor without you needing to do anything. You just mix in a baggie and let it sit in the fridge while you head off to work, run errands, sleep overnight. You […]

Dairy Free Broccoli Cheddar Soup

The Kid works at a deli, and they have subs, salads, flatbread pizzas, and soups. LOL, for the first time in her life, The Kid is making things with sliced cheese, shredded cheese, cheese toppings… with gloves on of course. It’s just ironic that the one with the life threatening dairy allergy is actually working […]

Dark Chocolate Mugcake with Cookie Dough Filling

Have you ever heard of Katie from Chocolate Covered Katie? I found her a few years ago when I was searching for baking recipes that were dairy free for The Kid. Katie is vegan so her recipes fit the criteria and they are pretty creative. She does use some different flours like spelt, but I […]

Why Your Focus Shouldn’t Be Fat Loss Even If That’s Your Goal

I’m a decades-long dieter that tried just about every diet in the books to lose weight and most of the time I wasn’t very successful at it. I now work in an industry where people are very focused on how they look, their body fat, muscle definition and basically their body. I definitely don’t fit […]