chickenpenne

Has the winter cold and flu season hit your house yet? It has for us, and hopefully it won’t last that long! I don’t know about you, but nothing tastes better than homemade soup from my now new favorite…so today, I’m sharing with you a easy chicken soup recipe that will be enjoyed by the whole family and its all thanks to this home appliances –  Cook’s Companion Wonder Pot, plus be sure to enter the giveaway below.  View Post

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Moms, looking for ways to have a better morning? Then try this  faster way to making breakfast a breeze while ensuring adequate nutrients.

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Making scrambled eggs in a microwave is quick, easy, and it doesn’t make a mess. Trust me! There is nothing easier than making scrambled eggs in the microwave for breakfast.

Today i will tell you about how to make scrambled eggs in the microwave at home.

Ingredients:

– 1 or 2 eggs

– 2 tablespoons milk (or try using Fage yogurt)

– Non-stick cooking spray

– Salt and pepper for taste (optional)

Step 1: First, Get a mug or small bowl, any microwave-safe mug or bowl will work fine. Spray a little bit of non-stick cooking spray around the inside of the mug.

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Step 2: Break the egg directly into the mug. Beat together the eggs and milk or yogurt in a microwave-proof mug. Season with a little freshly ground black pepper, salt and stir mixed until the mixture is pale yellow and smooth.

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Step 3: Cook, uncovered, in the microwave on high for 1 minute. And that’s it. You eggs will be soft and fluffy.

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Step 4: Serve immediately

Do you like scrambled eggs?

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IMG_1019With -4 weather temps here in NYC, the kids and I have been enjoying some much needed family time. I can’t even tell you how many times I have already seen the Star Wars series (yes, life with boys!).

So with a house full of boys, you can imagine how many times the fridge has been raided and I am always asked “Whats to eat?!”. And that where my crockpot saves the day.  So today, I am going to share with you the easiest chicken recipe with ingredients that you may already have in your cabinet. And if you have hungry eaters like me, then this is the recipe for you!   View Post

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apple hacks

When an apple is cut (or bruised), oxygen is introduced into the injured plant tissue. When oxygen is present in cells, polyphenol oxidase (PPO) enzymes in the chloroplasts rapidly oxidize phenolic compounds naturally present in the apple tissues to o-quinones, colorless precursors to brown-colored secondary products.

So in mommy terms…”yuk brown apples are cooties” according to my 5 year old.  And what 5 year old wants cooties?

So in order for this mama to allow my son from not eating “cooties”, I have browsed the internet as well as Pinterest to find out how to prevent apples from browning after cutting.

There are many different methods from apple browning, but the easiest thus far is this one… View Post

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