Plans & Plates: It’s Christmas time! (Week 48)

A tradition in our house is Christmas arrives after the turkey feast is done! I may not always be happy about it BUT it’s the compromise between my husband and me.  This year it was delayed a little further because we are near family!!!  We enjoyed dinner, relaxing and Black Friday shopping while the kids […]

Plans & Plates: MasterChef Jr Bake Off in the Doria House & Week 47

WHAT AN EXCITING WEEK!  Thanksgiving week!!!  Truth be told, I was feeling crazy weighed down with my schedule.  I had 8 chapters to read for school, cheer meetings, my hubby needed a ham for his work’s dinner, and my mother in law tasked us with bringing desserts.  We have been watching non-stop Hell’s Kitchen and […]

Plans & Plates: MUFFINS!!! & Week 46

I love it when a good plan comes together.  Does anyone else remember hearing that often from their childhood?  I can close my eyes and picture my Pop Pop Frank sitting in his chair watching A-Team.  It is one of my happier memories.  That and Hogan’s Heroes.  But more than that…  I remember the smells […]

Plans & Plates: Testing out Plan To Eat & Week 45

Menu planning is hard.  So many people put it out there that it is so easy, but it’s not.  Not when you are managing larger families, have growing kids, picky eaters…well, anything beyond a family that eats the same exact things at the same exact times.  Not knocking that…actually I envy that!  I envy the […]

Salsa Chicken Tostadas

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Salsa Chicken Tostadas Yum
Course Main Dish
Course Main Dish
  1. Place chicken breasts in an electric pressure cooker.
  2. Top with taco seasoning.
  3. Pour salsa on top.
  4. Place lid on the pot and lock in place. Select the Poultry setting for 15 minutes.
  5. Allow pressure to release naturally after the cooking time has ended (about 20 minutes). The center of the chicken should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
  6. Shred the cooked chicken.
  7. Place parchment paper on a sheet pan.
  8. Lay out the tostadas and top with chicken & cheese.
  9. Broil until melted. The time is dependent on your oven.
  10. Enjoy!

Plans & Plates: Apple Pear Crisp Recipe & Week 44

Lofty goals…  That’s what I had!  Lofty goals.  Okay, maybe not lofty but I definitely did not pay attention while I menu planned.  I saw “easy”, “instant pot” and a delicious picture.  I need to be more thorough when I look through recipes for menu plans though.  Almost every one of them required prep work […]

Be-You-Tifully Fit: GF Life

It’s hard to explain to people why I seemingly “try all the fads”.  When Adrian and I first started down our lifestyle change, it was with the thoughts of just swapping for healthier choices.  We choose fresh veggies over canned and less pasta/bread.  After that, we moved to “eating clean”.  Attempted paleo meals here and […]

Fit Foodie: Crazy busy

New scheduling and the holidays have made my menu plans really…well…meh.  I am struggling to remember to defrost meat before heading out for the first half of the day and then when I get back, I’m realizing that I simply do not have enough time to make it work.  One of these days I will […]