My family has a couple requests around my healthy cooking. #1: If you recreate a family favorite with healthy upgrades, don't try to pass it off as the same old thing. I think that's fair enough. So we call these Sloppy Jills. If anyone has a fun name for spaghetti served with spaghetti squash as the noodles, please share! This recipe is simple and easy but is probably a 30 minute meal. The main tip is don't under cook the lentils. Crunchy lentils do not go over at my house
March is the season for basketball, St. Patrick's Day and the beloved fast food Shamrock Shake! The only thing I love more than mint/chocolate is peanut butter + chocolate, so you can imagine I adore these tasty treats. What I don't love is the calories and chemicals. I mean, what is my body going to do with 54 ingredients?!? I am pretty sure that thing is going to stick to my hips and love me way past springtime! So I was really grateful when my friend shared this healthier
Nothing tastes quite like the liquid sunshine of a vine ripened garden grown tomato. Nothing has quite the crunch or freshness of lettuce picked just minutes ago. But can we only enjoy those things in the height of summer growing season? I say, No! I got my first aeroponic garden in the late summer of 2013. Sure the first batch of seedlings got fried when the tray cover got shut in the heat of the day. I mean, baked them to a crisp. No worries, I just restarted the seeds and
It's a week night. You don't want to hit the drive through, but you didn't prep anything for dinner. No need to panic. This recipe is a go-to favorite at my house the whole family loves. Pairs well with protein and works for both breakfast and dinner. We usually eat it with locally sourced brats. Left overs also go great in the lunch box with the kids the next day. If you try it leave me a comment and let me know how it goes!
If you're a bit like me, you feel like you and your kids are running from the time your feet hit the floor until you pour into bed at night. Maybe not everyday, but at least a couple times a week? In the midst of all that running, who has time for meal planning, prepping, chopping and arguing with kids about eating their broccoli. Sure Pinterest has great ideas, but who has time to execute? In this video, I share quick and easy tips you can actually do for breakfast, lunch,