Creamy Asparagus Soup

I made this the other night and still have leftovers even despite having a large bowl for lunch today. It reminded me of when my mum used to make asparagus soup for family dinners as a kid. Some of my fondest memories were watching her in the kitchen standing over the stove whipping up some…

Fitness goals – meal planning with recipes for weight loss

A lot of people are asking me what I eat in a single day to lose weight. Well, now that I’m back on track with cooking and eating healthy – let me tell you. Here is what I’ll be doing for the next few weeks. Batch cooking is awesome – I think I’ve mentioned that…

Cheesy Broccoli and Ham Casserole

Thanksgiving is normally my favorite time of year. Even though the weather turns a bit colder, the air is crisp and the leaves are still colorful. It’s a magical time of year and I love getting together with family and sharing our favorite potluck dishes. My sister in law always brings a delicious broccoli and…

Blueberry Lemon Loaf

Looking for a healthier snack that is easy to make? I literally just whipped this up in minuets. I’m a bit sad that I’m out of sugar and can’t make anymore tonight – although I do have a package of Stevia that I should really use up. I had 2 pounds of blueberries that were…

Fitness goals for February

This past month, I think I hit rock bottom in a lot of ways in my life. The burden of financial woes keep coming – but there is a silver lining. My health took a turn and I’ve been having some serious TMI stomach issues. I’m seeing my doctor on Tuesday and will ask for…

What’s Cooking: slow-cooked beef stew

While waiting for my morning coffee to brew, I hopped onto youtube. I was still contemplating on going back to bed, when I remembered that I had some vegetables that I needed to do something with. I scoured through my freezer and found some beef cubes. I’ve posted several recipes for stews in the past,…