Here's a recipe for Megan-simple taco beans with rice. This is something that will please everyone, veggies and meat-eaters alike, and it's SO FREAKING EASY. It also stores and saves well, so you can dish up three or four portions and stick them in the fridge and you have lunch for part of the week.
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The biggest problem with breakfast is that it happens in the morning, where my top priority is getting every last second of snoozing in a warm-bed time, and condensing the necessary elements of morning routine into about 15 minutes from bed to out the door to work. My answer to THAT problem, for pretty much my entire working life, has been children's cereal. I felt like it was time for a change, to grow up and have a food I could eat without shame in front of others. Which brings me to… Microwave Oatmeal Choc-Banana Mugcake!
Thinking about joining a CSA — Community Supported Agriculture — share? I learned a lot about offbeat vegetables and how to prepare them. I learned how to roast beets without setting off the smoke detector. I know I still don't like cabbage, after trying it three ways. definitely got creative with how to fit even more veggies into my family's diet. And I got to use my favorite knife… a LOT. Here's are all my tips from my experience as a first time CSA participant…
Summer is a great time for shark-centric entertaining! Jaws airs every July 4th week, and in 2013, August 4th marks the return of The Discovery Channel's popular Shark Week. If you're celebrating in honor of these fascinating underwater creatures, here's how to make a 3-D shark cake.
These Guacamole Tacos are so simple, delicious, vegan, and full of rich, velvety avocado and sweet corn that I just had to share with all the Offbeat Homies! Plus they can be made with just five ingredients — or you can top them with as many things as you'd like!
If you're like me, your mind probably conjures awesome meals you want to make at pretty much exactly the same time you want to be eating them. Which doesn't leave much time for prepping, cooking, and assembling it before you hulk out and get all Hangry — that special brand of hunger-angry. However, my partner and I have devised a method to ease at least one aspect of meal preparation — a food-hack for fast and perfectly seasoned salsa or guacamole.
My husband and I realized we had a bit of an addiction to convenience food and take-out, and it was costing us more than we were happy about. I did what any reasonable woman of the world with an internet connection would do and I went to Pinterest. After a couple different meal planning experiments, I've found a way to kick our take-out addiction!