• Meal Prepping,  Side Dishes

    Basic Baked Brown Rice (That’s Anything But Basic)

    I know what you’re probably thinking. “Why is this woman trying to show us how to cook brown rice? The directions are clearly on the box.”  Trust me, once you try cooking rice my way, you won’t go back.  That may not be completely accurate but it’s pretty close.  There is so much flavor infused into this rice and it’s ridiculously easy to make.  The flavor key is the beef bouillon.  Depending on what is available at your store, you can used powder, granules, or even crushed cubes. You don’t have to worry about the rice still being a bit tough like it sometimes can be when cooked on the…

  • Meal Prepping

    Operation Make My Pants Fit Again

    Now that I got my introductions out of the way, it’s time to get to the food!  If you recall, I said that I was in a bit of a hurry to get the site and blog going but I never really said why.  Well, I decided to go on a diet and I wanted to document and share that with all of you.  It’s not the Keto diet or Paleo or any of those other diets that I refer to as fads.  They work for some people but not everyone.  My whole eating philosophy is “calories in, calories out”.  Your intake of calories per day must be less than…

  • Welcome

    Where Hungry Meets Good Eats

    Whew-ee!  Getting this site up and ready for blog posts has been like trying to clean your house for company in the 20 minutes before they arrive.  Basically, this was all set up very quickly so I could begin sharing with you.  Almost a year and a half ago, I brainstormed the idea for this blog – a food blog where I could share my own recipes, popular recipes found online, and the random restaurant reviews when I traveled.  Then everything stalled.  I’ll spare you the details (because they don’t matter and you don’t care) but the important thing is that I’m here and ready to rock and roll. The…