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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Recipe Wednesday: A Brand New Twist on the Same Ol' THANG!!!

 We just LOVE our potato salad around here! In fact, the caramelized onion and bacon potato salad is one 
of the highest rated recipes on The MotherHOOD!! 

As it is often stated "Necessity is the mother of invention." A necessity brought about an invention: My VAST collection of dips mixes was about to expire & since they get all weird & clumpy when that happens...I thought, 


Enter In

 ~You could use any dip mix you have: Garlic, Bacon & Sundried Tomato, Dill, Ranch, Chipotle Bacon....the possibilities are as endless as your pantry contents!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Menu Mondays: June17-23

 I don't know what is about Summer and Mexican Food
but it seems to go together like: 
  • peanut butter & jelly, 
  • cereal & milk, 
  •  kool aid & sugar
it just fits

I love the unique taste of cilantro, the tang of lime
smokey heat of the chipotle tempered with the cool 
& creamy finish of an avocado!

Yum, YUM! If you love Mexican food like my family does you will appreciate this week's menu!

Mexican Cole Slaw W/Lime and Cilantro

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Menu Mondays June 10-17,2013

Breakfast Options:
English Muffins, Organic Vegetarian fed brown eggs cooked to preference, Melons, Strawberries, Keifer, Chai & Flax Seed Smoothies, Cold Cereal, Bagels w/cream cheese, Yogurt, or Toast points.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013


Pic Credit
Pic Credit
Wild Strawberry has a long history of being used for all sorts of remedies from using the root for stomach ailments, jaundice, and extremely heavy menstrual cycles. 

Even esteemed botanist Linnaeus is quoted in study journals as using the wild berries to treat gout.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Menu Mondays: June 3-June 9, 2013

I am going to have to find a new opening line, since "IT has been ages since I wrote..." is getting monotonous! 

So I am posting this week and hope to plan more menus, because the more I don't plan the menus the more we eat out and spend more money on less satisfying and less nutritious food.

Granola, Keiffer Smoothies, Fruit, Pancakes, Toast Points, Cold Cereal, Waffles, Egg of Choice, Yogurt

  • Peanut Butter & Honey On Whole Wheat w/Carrot Sticks & Dippings
  • Black Bean Burgers w/Tahini Sauce,Veggie Chips, & Cottage Cheese
  • Chicken Nuggets w/Honey Mustard Sauce, Veggie Chips w/Hummus, Fruit Medley
  • Falafel w/Tzatziki Sauce on Pita w/pickled Onions, Tomatoes, & Feta Cheese served w/Beet Slices, toasted pita crisps, Fruit, & Yogurt
  • Ham & Baby Swiss Montecrisco Sammies w/Carrot Sticks & Fruit
  • Supper Left over of Choice