Weekend Food Prep: A step-by-step guide to making boatloads of shredded chicken

Like a lot of bros, I eat a lot of chicken breast. It’s a versatile protein source, and when I buy it as a family pack of boneless, skinless breasts, relatively cheap per serving. I always have some on hand in the freezer (of course!), for a last-minute protein source for lunches, snacks or quickContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: A step-by-step guide to making boatloads of shredded chicken”

Weekend Food Prep: Creamy Curried Chicken Salad

I based this recipe off of something I’ve eaten and enjoyed at a friend’s house many times. I find it to be delicious on it’s own, as a topping to salad greens or as a sandwich filling. To make the prep easier, I keep cooked, shredded chicken breasts in the freezer. Eventually, I’ll include myContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Creamy Curried Chicken Salad”

Weekend Food Prep: Homemade Granola

I like granola to sprinkle on yogurt or to eat as a cereal, but premade granolas are almost always too greasy and sweet for me. I’ve played with granola recipes for years, and I’ve finally come up with a preferred method. Below, you will find the master recipe, in which you can switch things upContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Homemade Granola”

Weekend Food Prep: “Guilt-Free” Cream Cheese Shortcake

*shudders* Ok, I hope all my regular readers know me better than to believe that the following recipe follows any kind of food rules, avoiding whatever supposedly ails us this month so that we can fit it into whatever arbitrary restrictions we’ve decided to impose upon ourselves! You know how you make dessert guilt-free? YouContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: “Guilt-Free” Cream Cheese Shortcake”

Weekend Food Prep: Tamale Pie

Sometimes you want a meal that all you have to do is scoop and eat. This is one of those–a complete meal with a good balance of ingredients to keep you satisfied and nourished. All of the amounts can be varied by taste and what is available. The original version of this recipe is foundContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Tamale Pie”

Weekend Food Prep: Travel-Friendly Foods that Support Your Goals on a Road Trip

Warm weather, COVID vaccines and the wide open road! My spouse and I have decided that the safest way to enjoy summer travel this year is to keep to our car and explore the outdoor spaces in driving distance of our home. Lucky for us, we live in a beautiful part of the world! ButContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Travel-Friendly Foods that Support Your Goals on a Road Trip”

Weekend Food Prep: Neil’s Famous Chicken

I eat like a bro about 80% of the time–lots of chicken, brown rice, and oatmeal in the weekly mix! I also prefer to plan and prep the majority of my meals in advance. This weekend, I’m making a favorite chicken preparation, made “famous” by my dad, Neil. This marinade has a wonderful mix ofContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Neil’s Famous Chicken”