Chicken Breakfast sausage = yummy/filling breakfast

Ever since I got my Penzey spices breakfast sausage seasoning, I not only use it to make things taste great like breakfast sausage, but I’ll sprinkle it on eggs, potatoes, veggies, it makes a lot of things taste great. Last week before work, I was thinking of what to bring for breakfast to work. I…

Chipotle at home – $5.00 buck Friday

I have Mara to thank for my dinner last night! After reading her blog post about her Chipotle bowl at home I thought I had most of my ingredients to make it. Her recipe also is inspire by Iowa Girl Eats.. It was super easy to put together and my whole family devoured it –…

Turkey Kielbasa Kabobs

I made this quick and easy recipe last night for dinner and it turned out great. All it was was turkey kielbasa, potatoes, peppers and onions and put on Kabob! Since it’s colder than heck here in Chicago, there was no outdoor grilling, but your broiler can work in a pinch! I didn’t peel the…

Power Smoothie + Granola Bars

For the last week I’ve been drinking a smoothie for breakfast. Not just any smoothie, but one chocked full of nutrition! I think it’s a great way to start the day on the right foot, and if you have trouble fitting in fruits and veggies – this could do the trick! What am I making…

Chocolate chip scone bites – 110 calories each!

I have a HUGE pile of cooking magazines in my house. Some are mine, but the majority I got from another Mom in my hometown, and I have at least 50 cooking magazines! Vegetarian times, Food & Wine, Cooking Light, Rachel Ray, Food TV, etc… So, when I am looking for inspiration – I just…

Survived 1st day of training for the half marathon

For those of you who don’t know, my husband and I are training with Team in Training for the Christy Clinic Half marathon and marathon which is on April 28, 2012! I’m training for the half – my husband is training for the full marathon, which of all things takes place at U of I…

Veggie, pot sticker soup – 5 ww+ points!

I made this soup before work – it took about 15 minutes to make. If you have chicken base on hand (the powdered stuff in a jar) then you can whip up a soup in no time. I prefer that than buying cans or cartons of chicken broth – and it’s cheaper too! I had…

Rick Bayless Taco/Enchilada Sauces = Easy & Tasty dinner!

In our Christmas box from my brother’s family – I received some deluxe food items – almost all of which we’ve already eaten. I got this: This pesto is made with almonds and peppers and is delish. A little goes a long way, so you don’t have to use that much to add flavor to…