Squash Chili

I actually did not have a lot of chili growing up.  My mom has a famous baked bean recipe that is like a family tradition and I suppose that is as close to chili as I got.  My fondness for this one-pot dish probably grew in college.  I spent a lot of time with band kids and my co-ed fraternity and we would often have get-togethers or potlucks on the weekend.  Chili was the easiest dish to make for a large crowd.  Plus it was generally inexpensive to create. Squash Chili | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading

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