Category Archives: Weekend Cooking

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 11 November 2017

People are forever asking how I manage everything with such a busy schedule. I love to cook, but I don’t always have time to do so in the manner I would like. This weekly journal is a way to keep it real and show that while my intentions are good, sometimes life and all of…

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 4 November 2017

  Saturday: A late lunch had us all completely uninterested in dinner. We all grabbed snacks and called it a night. Sunday: Another late lunch again had us feeling lackluster about dinner. Today’s lunch was so late that we didn’t even bother with the snacks. Monday: I had plans to make beef stroganoff in the slow cooker today…

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 28 October 2017

I cooked this week! And since I haven’t done one of these posts in well over a year, I thought I would celebrate my success by sharing what I made. It also gives you a glimpse into my evenings. You would think they would be easier with only one child at home, and in some…

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 21 October 2017

I cooked this week! And since I haven’t done one of these posts in well over a year, I thought I would celebrate my success by sharing what I made. It also gives you a glimpse into my evenings. You would think they would be easier with only one child at home, and in some…

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 14 October 2017

I cooked this week! And since I haven’t done one of these posts in well over a year, I thought I would celebrate my success by sharing what I made. It also gives you a glimpse into my evenings. You would think they would be easier with only one child at home, and in some…

Weekend Cooking – REVIEW – Substitute Yourself Skinny by Chef Susan Irby

Title:  Substitute Yourself Skinny Author:  Chef Susan Irby No. of Pages:  230 First Released:  May 2010 Synopsis (Courtesy of Powell’s Books):  “In this calorie-slashing collection, Bikini Chef-to-the-stars Susan Irby offers 175 inventive recipes for switching up ingredients that keep calories to a minimum. Here, you’ll get expertly crafted recipes that include offerings for every meal…

Preview of The Mayo Clinic Diet: How to Cook Healthy

One of the things I wanted to do this year was start watching my weight again.  I’ve been on and off Weight Watchers so many times that I have the program memorized.  Unfortunately, even though I know the rules of the program, I hate being “on a diet” and tend to rebel against those rules. …