Recipe Repeat & Meatless Monday: Vegan Crock Pot Refried Beans


We went out for create-your-own stir fry followed by a create-your-own yogurt creation on Saturday night with our friend and her 4-year-old. Other than coloring Care Bears with her, it was fun to see her create her masterpieces to eat. Before we got up from the table to create our stir fry, she was encouraged… Read more →

Crock Pot Wet Chicken Burritos + Weekly Menu


When I teach cooking classes, I just…go with the flow. Other than knowing the recipes and doing the pre-prep, my presentation is far from scripted or rehearsed. I interact with the group, ask questions, and tailor the message to the audience. I improvise, if you will. As someone who HATED and FEARED public speaking in… Read more →

Crock Pot French Dip Sandwiches


I’d venture to guess that at least twice in any given month, I leave the house in such a hurry I convince myself rather quickly that I forgot to do something. Did I turn off the coffee pot? What about my hair straightener? Did I forget my work laptop? Did I close the garage? Being… Read more →

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken + Weekly Menu


My work schedule can vary quite a bit. Some days, I may be at work by 7am…other days not until close to 9am. And I may leave any time between 4pm and 8pm. But on average, I leave the house by 8 and get home between 5:30 and 6pm. Seeing as my work is 35… Read more →

Slow Cooker Beef Burgundy


I was not chosen as the next contestant on The Price is Right. Bummer. But there was a car, several trips, and a Mac I’d have loved to have won Instead, I got home way past my bedtime and struggled through the entire day. Sleep deprivation is no fun. (And not any better today after getting… Read more →

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