Meal prep, Recipes, Vegetarian, Write 31 2018

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes – Day 12 of 31

I'm sorry I've been AWOL for the past few days.  I've been exhausted and had ZERO writing bug.  Every time I thought about writing, I was like Nah! So today I'm back with the writing. On Thursday, I shared with you my favorite meat substitutes.  Today I'm going to share one of the ways I… Continue reading Vegetarian Sloppy Joes – Day 12 of 31

Meal prep, Recipes, Vegetarian, Write 31 2018

Better than Restaurant Oven Home Fries – Day 7 of 31 (Sheet pan recipe)

While I was sick with my gallstones last year,  I had one food that did not bother my stomach.  Okay, it did bother me if it was greasy but if it was cooked with no oil or grease, I had little to no problems. Potatoes were my friend during those 4 months.  I would spiralize… Continue reading Better than Restaurant Oven Home Fries – Day 7 of 31 (Sheet pan recipe)

Meal prep, Recipes, Vegetarian, Write 31 2018

Sometimes You Need “Beef” Tacos – Day 6 of 31

I'm teaching my students how to write narratives so I've been doing a lot of model writing for them.  A good narrative has a hook that gets the reader to want to read your story.  This is a skill that I struggle with when I'm writing my blog posts. However it is important for a… Continue reading Sometimes You Need “Beef” Tacos – Day 6 of 31

Meal prep, Recipes, Vegetarian, Write 31 2018

Snack Boxes – The Hard Boiled Egg Version (Vegetarian Meal Prep) – Day 4 of 31

If I don't have a plan of what I am going to eat during the week, then I feel out of sync. There are some weeks that I know that all I'm going to be able to eat is snacky types of foods.  Foods that I can eat while working at my desk or even… Continue reading Snack Boxes – The Hard Boiled Egg Version (Vegetarian Meal Prep) – Day 4 of 31

Meal prep, Recipes, Vegetarian, Write 31 2018

Greek Pasta Salad (Meal Prep) – Day 3 of 31

In August, I finally got to meet some family members I had never met  before.  They live on the west coast, Oregon, and don't get to Ohio very often. My mom's first cousin, their mother, lives in the Phoenix area.  She comes into town more often than her children.  She was planning to visit the… Continue reading Greek Pasta Salad (Meal Prep) – Day 3 of 31

Meal prep, Recipes, Vegetarian, Write 31 2018

Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt (Meal Prep) – Day 2 of 31

When you buy Greek yogurt with fruit on the bottom, the price ranges from around $0.70 at Aldi's to almost $2.00. It's easy to make your own.  Making your own is also economical. I purchase my frozen fruit and Greek yogurt at Aldi's for about $5.  You can make about 6 to 7 fruit on… Continue reading Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt (Meal Prep) – Day 2 of 31

Chicken, Electric Pressure Cooker, Meal prep, Recipes

Poached Chicken in the Instant Pot (GF, W30, DF)

As I stated in my Menu Planning blog post, I'm part of the launch party for Eat at Home's newest cookbook.  (For more information about the cookbook, click here.) Tonight Hubby and the boys are going to have the Memphis BBQ Chicken Tacos before heading to either work or our town's block party.  The recipe… Continue reading Poached Chicken in the Instant Pot (GF, W30, DF)

dressing, Lunch, Meal prep, Recipes

Roasted Veggie Meal Prep with Tahini Dressing

  If I don't prep my lunches, then I don't eat well.  My body is not nourished because I'm not eating anything that is good for me. Anyone like cooked mushrooms like I do or is it just me? Tips and Tricks: I made a rice and quinoa mixture from Aldi's as my grain.  So… Continue reading Roasted Veggie Meal Prep with Tahini Dressing