This is the time of year when my meal planning falls apart. I have the best intentions but when dinner-making time rolls around, I want something that takes 5 minutes. There is just so much else to do (and as much as I enjoy cooking, I prefer holiday gift shopping, wrapping and gingerbread-people-making.) I need a go-to list of some healthy, fast options when I'm in a rush. These are a few of my favorites: Frittata The name sounds fancy but don't let that intimate you. If
Thanksgiving doesn't have to be overloaded with pounds of butter, sugar and salt to taste good! If you're hosting this year or in charge of a side dish, try adding one of these flavorful dishes to your spread. Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Brazil Nuts Crispy Smashed Potatoes Whole Roasted Cauliflower Or for dessert, try these gluten free, dairy free options: Pumpkin Pie Tarts with Coconut Whipped Cream Apple Crisp To keep your appetite in check, don't skip breakfast!
Meal prepping has a lot of benefits: home cooked food is almost always healthier, less expensive and allows you to control the ingredients and portions. But working ahead on food for the week can be intimidating and overwhelming. Here are a few tips to get you started: 1. First, make a meal plan. To start, write out 3 possible dinners you would like to cook and something for lunch. Fill in your week with nights of leftovers, eating out or throw together meals like eggs so yo