A few weeks ago, my friends at Hilton invited me to check out their Homewood Suites property in Frisco, TX and create a meal or two using the amenities and kitchen utensils in one of the suites. Beyond the fact that the room was pretty spacious and the kitchen pretty much had everything except an
Got leftover cooked potato from your weekly meal prep? Don’t toss it away…make a delicious muffin batter to curb those sweet cravings throughout the week. Fact: I love this recipe. One of my favorite snack ideas.
Recently my friends at Hilton invited me to check out their Home2 properties in Frisco, TX. Since I travel often for work, and Home2 allows you to bring outside food and groceries, they asked what type of meals I would – and do – cook when I’m traveling so I eat out less and save money.
Easy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe With school officially back in session, I remember all too well the pressures of college life. You’ve gotta juggle your academic life, your budding social life, extracurricular activities (so you can land that awesome job after graduation) and your finances…. Add to that list, managing your health and wellness,
Growing up, we had two traditions on Sunday – either have a delicious soul food meal after church, or we’d go to the Chinese buffet down the street. And while I love soul food, there was something about stuffing my face with delicious Chinese food that made my day. I’d load up my plate with
Brace yourself – fall is coming! One of the foods I look forward to using the most during the fall is squash. While most squash is pretty sweet, it can easily be used in savory, salty dishes as well. Check out my big bowl queso dish for proof! One of my favorite uses of butternut
Here’s a delicious recipe for meal prep that you can easily customize with seasonal vegetables. And, if you’re following a more plant-based diet, you can make easy swaps to make it vegan or vegetarian. Enjoy this with brown or jasmine rice if you’d like to make this dish a little heartier.
I remember the first time I had jerk chicken – I was actually in Bermuda. I found a small restaurant that was owned and operated by Jamaicans. The first thing I tasted was something I’d describe as “sweet peppered flavor,” and then moments later – heat! I’m not a huge fan of heat in recipes
Here’s a quick and easy recipe I made for my Secret Shopper Prank recently at Kroger Grocery Store. It’s relatively inexpensive and hearty, with a Tex-Mex flair. This is a great family dinner, a potluck or fight night. And of course, it freezes well for meal prep. Here’s the grocery list to make it easier!
Here’s an easy one skillet recipe to give you a taste of Thailand – chicken panang curry – to get you through the week! It’s easily customizable and can be enjoyed with steamed cauliflower rice or brown or jasmine rice.
Here’s a quick and easy way to liven quinoa! This is especially clutch if you find yourself making way too much quinoa each week and struggling to find ways to enjoy it before you inevitably (and regrettably) toss it out. Trust, you’ll definitely finish this recipe. This pairs beautifully with my sweet tamarind glazed salmon
Get ready for a flavor adventure! If you’ve never had tamarind before, you’ll thank me later for introducing you to it. Tamarind is pretty much nature’s “sweet & sour candy.” It’s part of the legume family but with a much more interesting flavor profile. At first “bite” it is very sour, like a piece of
Low carbohydrate alternative to an Italian comfort food favorite – Chicken Alfredo. We swap pasta for cauliflower and heavy cream for coconut milk. One of my favorite cuisines is Italian – it’s a comfort food that always makes me feel good (at least initially anyway lol). You can drastically reduce the amount of calories and
Today is pretty exciting because months of hard work and intercontinental collaboration with my friend from across the pond, finally come to life. Cheers to the future of meal prep –MealPrepPro. I’m excited to offer an app solution that’ll provide you with a weekly meal plan suited to your calories and macros. BUILDING THE APP
Growing up in the south, soul food was a regular staple in my house, especially on Sundays and holidays. One of my favorite dishes was/is dirty rice. It’s a cajun rice dish of meat and rice and peppers. While it sounds pretty basic, the flavor is anything but. It’s not uncommon to see variations of
Here’s a quick side dish recipe for your next meal prep – this is best paired with a savory or spicy main dish – such as my healthy dirty rice recipe. In general, I’m not the biggest fan of carrots. Despite my intense cravings for sweet foods, I actually find carrots a bit too naturally
Despite the title, making this delicious berry oatmeal bake is something that can be done year-round to help you stay on track. It’s a meal prep recipe that can be enjoyed hot or cold, by itself as a quick snack, or with some delicious Greek yogurt or whey protein shake. No matter how you “slice” this
Using a grill to meal prep is not only adds flavor/personality to your meals throughout the week, but also it’s pretty efficient. Grills are generally large enough to cook multiple items at once. When it comes to seafood for me, it can be a hit or miss on whether or not I’ll be in the mood to
When the sun’s out this summer, your grill should be fired up and ready too! Cooking on the grill is not only tasty, but it’s pretty efficient when it comes to meal prep. You can place all of your meal prep foods on the grill and monitor them as needed. Think of the grill like a