Kale … what is it and how do you use it?! Kale is a very reasonably priced veggie with lots of “good for you” stuff! Nutritional Facts: One cup has 2g Protein, 354% Vitamin A, 89% Vitamin C, 9% Calcium and 6% Iron!  And, it’s also considered an anti-inflammatory. Martha Stewart says: Kale Basics In […]

Popchips! {CLOSED}

Today I got this letter from PopChips: Friends don’t let friends eat fried. Because we value your friendship, and because international friendship day happens to be July 30, we wanted to send you a free bag of never-fried (and never baked, for that matter) popchips. However, they sent THREE coupons, not just ONE!  So, I […]

Mayo vs. Sour Cream {UPDATED}

I make this dish >> Broccoli/Ham/Cheese Casserole: 1/2 cup Mayo 2 cups fresh Broccoli (chopped) 1 1/2 cups (6 oz) shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 1/2 cups chopped ham 1 1/2 cups corkscrew noodles, cooked and drained 1/2 cup milk Mix all except 1/2 cup cheese.  Spoon into 1 1/2 quart casserole dish.  Sprinkle with […]

Getting Organized

I don’t usually PLAN for breakfast – I have fruit, cereal, eggs, yogurt, toast, and “breakfast-y” foods in the house all the time.  For lunch, it’s almost always sandwiches – peanut butter and jelly or lunch meat and cheese.  I do keep chicken nuggets and popcorn shrimp in the freezer just to switch things up […]

Favorite foods …

I will admit, I am a “grazer” … I would rather snack all day than sit and eat three meals a day.  (And, from what I hear, that’s better for you – assuming you pick the “right” things.) Some of my favorite foods: – Smoothies (yogurt, fruit, ice) – Apples with peanut butter – Breakfast […]