Every once and a while I need to remind myself not to get caught up in this human rat race. I find myself reverting to my old ways of running through life -- out of control. I get so busy with life I forget to live it.
About two years ago I vowed to slow down, get simple, eat healthy and get fit. But sometimes I veer from that path and need to get back on track . Getting back on track is easy for...
I'm always looking for simple, easy to make recipes that are tasty but healthy. They have to be clean - my version of clean - organic - protein - veggies - no starches. Check out my website for more on my version of clean eating. www.thejeepmommaway.com
My two favorite types of food are Mexican and Italian. Both can be very fattening. So I'm always looking for ways to get my Mexican or Italian fix...
A good friend of mine asked me to host a jewelry party for her. As a host you provide the place for the party, a few snacks and the drinks. I love party snacks! But most of them are off limits in my book. I'm much more cautious about what I eat nowadays since my body doesn't process foods like it used to.
I wanted to be able to enjoy the snacks at my own party so I planned the menu to fit my needs....
This is a simple, easy meal to make with very little clean up. It's tasty, filling and light dish.
Grilled Pineapple Chicken
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 package whole button mushrooms
¼ cup organic teriyaki sauce 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 finely chopped...
Crock Pot Beef & Tomatoes
This recipe is so simple and easy!
It takes only about five minutes of prep time.
2 pounds beef stew meat, (cut into bite-sized pieces)
1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped
1 can of diced tomatoes
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 tbsp parsley
1 tsp oregano
I like to sneak in finely chopped spinach. My kids never know.
Simmer all ingredients on low for 6 to 7 hours in a...
Here's another simple, easy recipe for these cold winter days! It's loaded with good health and lots of yumminess. Just pop all the ingredients in the crock pot -- slow cooker -- in the morning and you are good to go at dinnertime.
Chicken Barley Okra Stew
32 oz low-sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp garlic, minced
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tbsp thyme
1/2 tbsp basil
2 bay leaves
1/2 tbsp black pepper
Yummy, Yummy for the Tummy!!!
This is a great soup for those cold, snowy, rainy, sleety, icy days like today. All you need to do is throw it all in the slow cooker -- crock pot -- in the morning. You can relax the rest of the day -- because today is a snow day and we are all at home. By dinner time it's ready to go. It's so yummy, healthy and filling.
Chicken Wild Rice Soup
1 medium onion, chopped3...
YUMMY -- TASTY -- DELICOUS -- SIMPLE -- ORGANIC --
Slow Cooked Chicken Tacos
I've been searching the Internet -- scouring for simple, clean eating recipes. Once I find a recipe that fits my needs and tastes, I try them out. I usually make adjustments to it - adding, subtracting or substituting ingredients. I'm feel like a meal time scientist.
I've always liked to cook, but it had become a chore....
In my quest to get healthy I am always looking for ways to eat my favorite foods but in a more healthy way. I have all ready shared with you a fabulous tasting pizza recipe using cauliflower for the crust. Today I'm going to share another pizza crust recipe this time using Garbanzo Bean flour.
Garbanzo beans are known as one of the creamiest and tastiest beans. Their flour provides a sweet, rich...
I'm very excited about my new adventure! My Simple Living website and of course getting healthy which includes my clean eating. That has inspired me to think outside of the box for more healthier and cleaner meals - but still getting my fix for those favorite foods that aren't always good for me.
Pasta is one them. Pasta is chuck full of carbs. Carbs are not my friend. So,...