Quick Tikka Masala

I don’t know why I’ve never tried tikka masala before given I love the flavors and simplicity of most Indian dishes.  It also probably has to do with the fact that I always thought tikka masala had to be made with meat and it never really interested me beyond that. Quick Tikka Masala | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading

A Meal Plan is the Best Plan

I’ve harped on talked about meal planning before because it really can make or break a healthy lifestyle.  Fail to plan, plan to fail and what not.  This weekend that point was really hit home for me.  I was dog-sitting Bronson and didn’t really have any plan for dinners.  You know what happens when I don’t have a plan for dinner?

Loaded nachos.  Or loaded yuca fries.  Oh, loaded yuca fries.

These meals are delicious and totally fine to have once in awhile.  Because while loaded yuca fries are a delicious revelation, you can not live on them alone.  Although I may give it a whirl…

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So much loaded goodness….

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Homemade Hamburger Helper

Fair warning:  I can’t ever remember eating Hamburger Helper as a kid.  I’m not saying it didn’t happen, but not often enough for me to have a memory of it.

Another fair warning: It is hard to take appetizing pictures of this dish.  Some food is just like that.  No matter how you do it, it’s going to look a little gross.  I mean, if I was a professional I’m sure I could use all sorts of fancy tricks to make it look delicious.  Inedible. But delicious. Homemade Hamburger Helper | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading

Spring Green Soup

I have one more soup recipe for you before it gets too warm to even think about soup.  And I think this might be one of my new favorite soups, which is saying a lot because I like soup.

Why do I like soup?  I like throwing a bunch of things into one pot and making a meal out of it.  It’s easy to use up odds and ends you might have, you can make a bunch of meals out of one dish, and there are so many different varieties of soup.  Stew, bisque, brothy, chunky, creamy, pureed, gazpacho, vichyssoise, goulash… I’m like Bubba from Forest Gump naming all the shrimp dishes.  I’m ok with that. Spring Green Soup | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading