Pancakes for Claire & Pop Chips give-a-way

Pretty much every Sunday, we make pancakes for breakfast. It’s become kind of a tradition. Most times we make chocolate chip pancakes, peanut chip pancakes, banana pancakes or I’ve even made cinnamon chip pancakes. But lucky me, when I came back from lunch at work yesterday, there was a bag waiting for me on my…

Mexican skillet – dinner ready in 15 minutes! AND 800th post!

Holy cow, I can’t believe this is my 800th post – that’s crazy! Time goes by so fast, it’s hard to believe I had that much to talk about 🙂 So, my dinner last night was inspired by Taste of Home magazine. For those of you who don’t know, I’ve inherited about 100 cooking magazines…

Wheat germ lemonade

I use wheat germ pretty often in my cooking/baking. What is wheat germ? The wheat germ is the nutritional heart of the wheat berry. You can use wheat germ to baked goods, use as a filler for meat loaves and balls, or to coat cookies, rolls, and breads, top a casserole, replace breadcrumbs- the uses…

Creamy Chicken noodle dish

I don’t know about you, but when there is a heat wave the last thing I want to do is turn on the oven! So, I’ve been making dinners that can be made on the stove with minimal pots and pans. This dinner used a skillet and a pot, that’s it! Since my twin sister…

Breakfast stir fry

I made this for my breakfast 3x this week I liked it so much. It’s very filling and takes no time at all to put together. The only thing is I made the rice the night before since its brown rice and it takes a while to make. For One serving 3/4 cup cooked brown…

I’m back!

I didn’t really mean to take a week off from posting! Time goes by when you are busy I guess. 🙂 How’s everyone doing? I’m still doing great with my 100 day challenge! I’ve worked out 36 days in a row. Over the weekend, we went to the Warren Dunes in Michigan, and let me…

Great grill out/5k/Day 29/Orzo spinach blue cheese cold salad

I’ll start with our great dinner on Saturday night. I was thinking of something I haven’t made in a long time and thought about kabobs! You can make them super healthy with lots of veggies and that’s what I did. I pre-cooked some baby potatoes, chicken, different peppers and onions – fantastic. The only seasoning…

Day 27 & 28/Hardest workout yet.

I mentioned that I got 5 new workout DVD’s from the library. One of the one’s I got was the hardest workout yet. Which one was it? Yep! Bob Harper – Yoga. I’ve done Billy Blanks – Taebo – P90X and this was one was definitely a work out. 60 minutes long. One good thing…