WINNER of the Anytime Sacks Giveaway

Drumroll please….. #39 is Marin! Congrats Marin for winning the Anytime Sacks giveaway! You’ll be contacted with more details. Thanks to everyone who participated in this giveaway, and for your wonderful lunch ideas.

Ideas for Packed Lunches and a GIVEAWAY!

Whether you’re packing a lunch for yourself, your spouse, or your kids, it can be a challenge deciding what foods to pack and how to pack them. Here are some tips (and a great giveaway!) to help you through it. I try to make litterless lunches whenever possible. When I pack food in reusable containers and bags, … Read more

Happy Blogiversary!

Wow, so you know what I just realized? Today is the 1-year anniversary of this blog! I knew I started it sometime last January but I thought it was later in the month for some reason. I was curious and decided to check the date of my first post and wouldn’t you know it, it … Read more

Banana Flax Waffles…and a Linky!

Nutritious waffles with bananas and ground flax. It’s a great way to start the day. 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 3 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp ground flax seed 2 eggs, yolks and whites separated 2 cups buttermilk or soured milk 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 mashed banana … Read more

Pita Pockets with Greek Salad and Hummus

Here’s another great summer dinner idea for really hot days. No cooking required! 1 english cucumber, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tbsp lemon juice Whole wheat pita pockets Hummus (store-bought or homemade recipe below) Combine cucumber, tomatoes, feta, oregano and lemon juice. Cut pitas in half and spread … Read more

Chicken Tetrazzini

This creamy chicken and pasta casserole is sure to please your family. 1 tablespoon olive oilCooking spray1/2 cup finely chopped onion1/2 cup finely chopped celery1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon fresh thyme1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon salt5-6 cups sliced mushrooms (16 ounce package)1/4 cup dry sherry (or red wine)2 tablespoons butter1/3 cup all-purpose flour2 3/4 … Read more

Veggie-stuffed Meatloaf with Balsamic Mashed Yams

Tired of the same old meat and potatoes? Try spicing things up with this meatloaf rolled up with cheese and vegetables, and mashed yams with a splash of balsamic vinegar. Vegetable-and-cheese-stuffed meat loaf 1 cup mushrooms, finely diced 1 small onion, finely diced 1 small red pepper, finely diced 1 small orange or yellow pepper, … Read more

Teriyaki Lime Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Liven up your pork tenderloin with this tangy glaze that’s a little sweet, sour and salty all at once. 1 pork tenderloin (about 500g) 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce 1/4 cup honey 3 tbsp lime juice 1/2 tbsp grated gingeroot 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp water Combine teriyaki sauce, … Read more

Sticky Chicken, Quinoa Stuffed Peppers and Corn on the Cob

Sticky Chicken 1/2 kg boneless skinless chicken (breasts or thighs) 1/2 cup plum sauce 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce 1 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp water Place chicken in a baking dish. Combined plum sauce and teriyaki sauce then pour over the chicken. Bake at 375F for 35-40 minutes until chicken is no longer pink inside. Combine … Read more

The Easiest Peanut Butter Cookies Ever

These cookies are so simple to make that you’ll swear you’re forgetting something. 1 cup peanut butter 1 egg 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup chocolate chips or raisins (optional) Preheat oven to 325F. Combine ingredients and roll into small balls. Place on a cookie sheet and flatten with a fork. Bake for 10 minutes. I found this … Read more