Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna Rolls

Confession. I’ve made lasagna rolls before and they were an epic FAIL! They wouldn’t stay rolled up. I must of overstuffed them with meat or something, I don’t know.๐Ÿ˜‚ But THESE! These were very cooperative rolls that came out beautiful! I’m always looking for options for meatless meals to incorporate into my weekly meals. ThisContinue reading “Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna Rolls”

Easy Pineapple Chicken (Sweet and Sour) – Better than takeout!

I used to love ordering sweet and sour or pineapple chicken from Asian restaurants. But then I would feel disappointed about the ratio of chicken to coating. ๐Ÿคจ Am I the only one who would bite into a seemingly large piece of chicken, and find there was actually NO chicken, only fried breading and sauce??Continue reading “Easy Pineapple Chicken (Sweet and Sour) – Better than takeout!”

4 Ways to Reduce “Mom Guilt”.

At the beginning of this pandemic I had a hard time. In March 2020, I was super excited to head back to work from 1 year maternity leave. I was at work for a total of 7 days when everything shut down due to the Corona Virus COVID-19. I was disappointed, frustrated and anxious. To top it off, I was riddled with “Mom Guilt”.

I had to find ways to combat the mom guilt and restore balance.

Honey Jerk Turkey Wings

Turkey wings!! Either you love them or you…don’t know what you are missing ๐Ÿ˜‚ Turkey seems to be reserved for holidays only and I have no idea why. I mean, the excitement people have for eating mounds of left over turkey days after the holidays tells me that how enjoyable it is. However, I can’tContinue reading “Honey Jerk Turkey Wings”

Peanut Butter Banana Drink (Papa Milkshake)

My son loooves a cultural drink called Peanut Punch (Grace Foods).  However, since introduced to it at almost 2 yrs old, he only refers to it as โ€œPapa Juiceโ€. Why you ask? Because his โ€œPapaโ€ (my father and his HERO) is the one who introduced it to him – so what else would it beContinue reading “Peanut Butter Banana Drink (Papa Milkshake)”

He made me a mother, but I felt like a failure.

I made it to 5cm at 9am, got my epidural and waited, waited…and waited. By 4pm, I was still at 5cm. The Doctor was concerned about the baby’s heart decelerating during contractions and that he wasn’t moving down.

Stuffed Peppers…made EASY

I never really enjoyed eating bell peppers. When ever the vegetable trays came out at parties with the dip, I always skipped the peppers. I remember as a child I would CRINGE when my classmates would have peppers for sanck and eat them plain… not even with a little dip?? It wasn’t until I startedContinue reading “Stuffed Peppers…made EASY”