Category: In the Kitchen

Prosciutto and Melon Penne Pasta Recipe

pasta, Prosciutto recipes, cantaloupe recipes, lunch recipes, dinner recipes, Italian recipes

Today is our 2-year anniversary. For every waking moment of those two years I’ve been scared. Travis is 10-years younger than me. He’s a Millennial and I’m borderline between Millennial and Gen X. I’m afraid he’ll find someone closer to his age. In fact, even as I post this I’m scared I’m opening a can...


How-To Get That BBQ Flavor

Spring and Summer are my favorite times of the year, not only because I love warm HOT weather, but because it’s the time of year when the BBQ grill comes out and stays out. I love to grill, but I also love BBQ flavor. It doesn’t always have to come from the grill. Slathering BBQ...


Who Needs Potato Chips? Kale Chips Recipe

Kale has been all over the place for the past few years. Heck, it’s even made its way into Chick-Fil-A, replacing their famous coleslaw. It wasn’t until my first attempts at a Paleo lifestyle (3-ish years ago) that I had tried it. I got this superfood salad from Kroger and it had berries and nuts and...


Benefits of a Halogen Oven

January is a popular time of year when people start thinking about getting healthy or losing weight with New Year’s resolutions. Most people immediately turn to diet and exercise resolutions only to fail after a month or two because they’re depriving themselves of the foods they love. I’m a firm believer in baby steps. Just...


The Secret to Perfectly Breaded Chicken Breasts

Other than desserts and baked goods, which I have ZERO skill making, I had yet to master breaded chicken breasts. Make that breaded anything. In the past, when I’ve attempted to make breaded chicken breasts, about 70% of the breading mixture would just hang out in the oil instead of actually sticking to the chicken. When...


Affordable Post-Holiday Meals Delivered to Get You Back On Track

I haven’t received a HelloFresh box in a while. Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, I signed up to receive a box with the intention of learning to make new recipes to help me get back on track after the holidays. By “back on track”, I mean exercising portion-control, using fresh produce and eating nutrient-rich meals...