Easy Shredded Chicken with Tomatoes

By now, if you’ve been following along on this culinary journey of ours, you know we need meals cooked in 30ish minutes or less.  Chopping for days or creating fancy sauces, all of that stuff isn’t in the cards right now.  We both work full time and try to get some gym time in before…

Sweet and Sour Chicken (without deep frying!)

I got robbed with both pregnancies of mine.  I didn’t really have any specific cravings.  I desperately wanted to be one of those women who sat up in bed in the middle of the night and was like, “HELP!  I need some chocolate ice cream with purple sprinkles like RIGHT.  THIS.  MOMENT!”  Naturally, John would…

Salmon with Pea and Basil Pesto

This past Saturday, C was playing with his blocks like he usually does.  C’s getting better at keeping his cool when his sister carelessly runs by knocking his building over, or worse yet knocks it down in a very premeditated, maniacal kind of way.  But on this morning when his blocks took a tumble on…

Chocolate Snack Cake (aka Chocolate Lifestyle Cake)

It’s Monday morning, and all I can think about is this chocolate cake.  This cake is just everything.  There’s not much to say about it other that it’s an “OMG-if-you-are-a-cake-fiend-(like-me)-and-need-your-fix,-I really-don’t-think-there-is-anything-better-out-there” kind of cake.  I take back any other chocolate cake recipes I may have posted in the past.  I was wrong, and I apologize. …