4 Bean Chicken Chili – A 15 Minute Pantry Meal

a 15 minute pantry dinner

What could be faster than fast food? A pantry meal! This pantry meal idea is so simple your ten year old could make dinner. I often get asked what I do with all the food I can all summer. This recipe is just one answer. Home canned food is the epitome of fast food. Since…

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Breakfast Fried Rice

breakfast fried rice

Fried rice is one of those fast and easy dishes that help you use up whatever is on hand. In this case, I’m using things up that would make a great breakfast dish. If you’ve been keeping fried rice reserved for dinner or lunch, you’ve been missing out! *Tip Use leftover rice! I cannot stress…

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15 Ways to Use Beans

Since everyone has been stocking up on non-perishables during the pandemic, I thought it would be fun to do a mini-series with several ways to use single items. And since I haven’t been able to find any dried beans during my last 3 trips to the grocery store, I thought I’d start with those. (And…

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Ch-ch-ch-changes. We’ve Moved!

Did you read that title with an old chia pet commercial in your head? I know, it’s been a hot minute since I’ve blogged. You might want to sit back with a cup of coffee for this one. ūüėā What’s been happening? First off, we’ve moved! From Southern California in a fairly big city to…

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2 Step Pineapple Pork

2 Step Pineapple Pork

There are only a few simple ingredients in this pork dish, but it is crazy good. I made it as an experiment in the middle of the afternoon and promptly stuffed myself during the taste test. While this is simple, it does take a while, so make it on a day that you’re home for…

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie‚Äč

healthy chocolate covered cherry smoothie #paleo #vegan #valentinesDay #pegan #cherry #chocolate

The¬†totally paleo, healthy, energizing Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is here! ¬†It’s fast and easy and so delicious that you won’t feel like you’re missing out on anything. ¬†Rich chocolate indulgence, here we come.

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Eat Your Veggies! A Vegetable Cookbook for the Non-Vegetarian

Eat Your Veggies! Cookbook

So I’ve had more than 1 friend chastise me for not getting this out there. ūüė≥¬†On September 30th, my cookbook was released! ¬†It was exciting, exhausting, and so much more.   You can get it in either kindle form or a printed version on Amazon and it also qualifies for Amazon Prime! Just click the…

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A Thanksgiving Planner

I made a YouTube video today about how I plan out my Thanksgiving. ¬†I decided to offer the Thanksgiving Planner I created for myself as a free printable download just in case you need a way to organize your thoughts as well. ¬†It’s simple, not some 40 page beautiful, detailed planner, but it works for…

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Walnut Herb Shrimp

walnut herb shrimp from DailyRation.net

Want a recipe that is super fast but also healthy? ¬†Maybe you’re looking for something low carb or Paleo or Whole30 compliant? ¬†Or maybe you just like to use natural ingredients? ¬†Either way, this is your meal! ¬†Walnut Herb Shrimp hits all those points and is packed full of flavor. ¬†It’s also ready in about…

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Chicken Adobe – A Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken Adobe from DailyRation.net - A Mexican chicken and rice casserole

Chicken Adobe is like a classic chicken and rice casserole, but with a Mexican flavor twist added. ¬†And since September is both chicken month and rice month, ¬†we’re rockin’ the food holidays here. ;). ¬†One of the best things about this dish is that you can do the work and assemble the casserole early in…

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