Whole Roasted Chicken

There are some weeks where the last thing I want to do on this planet is meal plan/prep.  My brain just doesn’t want to think of meals and ingredients and preparation and planning and cooking.  I don’t want to shop for anything.  I don’t want to look at my cooking utensils.  I don’t want to turn on a burner or my oven.

Basically, I want food to magically appear with zero effort or thought on my part. Whole Chicken Title Continue reading

Roasted Green Potato Salad

I debated calling this a Roasted Green Monster Potato Salad but what makes it monstrous?  Why do we add weird descriptors like monster to our food?  Does it make us more likely to eat it?  Is it some advertising scheme that a bunch of evil genius’ came up with to take over the world through our food system? If I called it the Roasted Green Monster Potato Salad, would you be more inclined to make the recipe?

These are the important questions I ask myself as I name my recipes.  You’re welcome. Roasted Green Potato Salad | Life Healthfully Lived  Continue reading

Balsamic Strawberry Sauce

You know how there are just some things that go together?  Like combinations that are proven to be an amazing flavor profile or whatever fancy phrase professional food people (aka Chefs) use?  Yeah, strawberries and balsamic vinegar are one of those pairings.

And I very much dislike it.

“Um…. Excuse me, Katie?  What about your recipe today…?”  Just hold on let me finish my thought!

I very much dislike it, until I made this sauce. Balsamic Strawberry Sauce | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading