Meatloaf Monday

As a working mom, I rely on a few family-tested recipes that get repeated weekly or bi-weekly.  One of the favorites around here is Meatloaf Monday.  If for some reason, I make, say chicken on Monday, the natives get restless. Growing up meatloaf was in heavy rotation, it was the only dish my dad knew … Continue reading Meatloaf Monday

Faux Lasagna

I really love lasagna, almost more than that cartoon cat Garfield, but alas, it is not a good fit if I’m trying to cut carbs and overall calories.  I found a recipe for shepard’s pie, another delicious meal, but my family was not impressed.  I looked at the recipe and figured there was something there … Continue reading Faux Lasagna

Let Them Eat Pie

I seem to have a theme going on with comfort food.  Maybe it’s the cold weather, or maybe it’s just because it’s delicious, but Chicken Pot Pie is one of my all time favorites.  My entire family loves this dish and I wanted to find a way to make it healthier.  Have you ever looked … Continue reading Let Them Eat Pie

Lets Talk Pizza

I’ve tried just about every diet out there.  Low Fat, Atkins, Weight Watchers, Paleo and on  and on.  I think I seriously have a biological response to carbohydrates,  especially, the wonderfully delicious ones that come with lasagna, pasta, & pizza. But when I indulge in these things my waistline grows.  I can go on and on about … Continue reading Lets Talk Pizza