Easy Lunches

In the age of working from home, I still find that taking time for lunch is essential. I like to maximize that time so having simple and quick lunches are helpful. I like to buy the precooked shredded chicken that most stores have available these days in the cooked food section, and repurpose it. It’s…

Helping Hands

A little help from the store can go a long way to making quick work of dinner. I’m a big fan of portioned proteins for easy freezer storage and easier use for making the right number of portions at a given time. This shrimp and kale dish was elevated with a simple sauce using onion,…

Stewed Sockeye Salmon

People are often surprised that I include canned fish in my pantry staples. While we all probably prefer fresh seafood any day, it doesn’t mean you should not have a canned option or two in your back pocket for a time where you don’t have time to go to the store, or if you have…

Thai Curry Cod

While I’m usually a salmon girl, I like to explore other fish options like Cod to change things up. A good source of the favored omega-3-fatty-acids, cod is rich in other nutrients and is low in calories compared to grams of protein. In simplest terms, you get more bites for your bucks. I baked the…

A Bit of Semi-Homemade

  For nights like tonight, during a busy week, I prefer quick, semi-homemade meals. I braved the cold for needed supplies last weekend and was surprised to find a cool new item in Trader Joe’s, onion and garlic jam. It is basically reduced balsamic vinegar with caramelized onion and garlic. Though its intended use is…