Pep it up! 

Pep it up by adding Bell peppers, also known as sweet peppers, to your daily dishes. You probably have noticed by now that staple ingredients to most of my meals include peppers. If your thinking its for spice or heat, your wrong. Bell Peppers are not only good, but they are good for you. Peppers have way…

Simple Sweet & Sour Tofu 

As a working mother, I love simple and easy meals. I actually have a copy of a cookbook titled, A Man, A Can, A Plan, that was created for men with recipes that do not require tons of ingredients. The recipes within this book are quick, tasty, healthful meals based on canned and other convenience foods.  When making…

Asian Inspired Ladies Night

When my friends and I get together its typically a night filled with chitter  chatter, giggles, wine, and food! Instead of going out to restaurants we enjoy creating more of a “themed night” in which we decide what are the foodies of choice and what it might be inspired by. This particular night we decided…

15 minute meals

So I was watching Food Network and saw one of the shows talking about 15 minute meals that are quick, easy, and fun for you and your family. I made these last night!! We enjoy pizza in this house but not as much since it’s costly, loaded with calories, and with all the grease just…

Spaghetti Squash

My vegetarian journey has been exciting. I’m constantly trying new foods and experimenting with different recipes and ideas. One of my coworkers came to the office with her lunch from home. I saw what look like a cantaloupe topped with fresh Mozzarella, spinach, and pasta sauce. I asked and she said spaghetti squash. I actually…

All Hail, Kale !

I love adding kale or spinach to make my green smoothie! I also use kale as a side to any entree. You can easily sauté with olive oil and garlic or mix in with dressing and quinoa! Check out these health benefits!

#PrettyGirlsCanCook2

My friends and I love to cook and we all cook daily. We all are on Instagram and decided that when we post pics of our meals we would use the hashtag, #prettygirlscancook2. You are probably wondering why we chose this label as our hashtag on meals, but come on folks we all know there…

Jingle Bell, Kettle Bell, Jingle all the way!

So we all know now that Winter is here!! Yep, days have been long cloudy, cold, and rainy. We have finally caught up as far as seasons are concerned. During the summer we often are out and about 50% of the day and naturally burning calories and staying fit, but come winter we are all…