7 Night-Time Worker Meal Ideas that Can Be Made in Under 20 Minutes

I hear it all the time from several of my amazing clients: “Clarissa, I just don’t have the time to put a lunch together. I am flat out exhausted when I get home in the morning from doing graveyard shift. After I make an attempt to get about 5 or 6 hours of sleep, I…

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Raiding the Pantry: Clarissa’s Chicken and Orzo Soup Recipe

In my “Friday Meal Planning Tips” that I post to Facebook, I have asked the question “What is in your pantry?” This weekend, I actually had the opportunity to bless someone with a meal made straight from my pantry and fridge. My mama called me this past Saturday to tell me she was feeling woozy.…

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Health on the Stealth: When Cooking Class Inspires You

  My dinner this week was 100% inspired by a cooking class. Back in November, my husband and I went with my closest friend and her man (now fiance) to a cooking class at Sur la Table. The class was “Fresh and Flavorful Thai”. Chef Tyler taught us to make 4 dishes that day: Larb…

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Health on the Stealth: “Snowed In” Chicken Parmesan Sliders

I’m from Alabama. Alabama doesn’t get snow that often, and when we do, we have to shut down all the non-essential places or we will have a “Snow-pocalypse” situation like we did in 2014. (I have a story about that, but that is another blog for another day.) Anyway, we were scheduled to have snow…

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Health On The Stealth: Something Extra In Our Turkey Meatballs

I’ve got a secret. via GIPHY I added an extra ingredient to our Sunday dinner to add more health to the mix. They won’t have a clue unless they read this blog post. What did I add and why in the world did I add it? I traded one of my regular eggs for a…

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Creating Healthy Meals: Lean Beef Chili

I posted on Facebook about how EXCITED I was about chili season. Here’s the recipe that went into the crockpot on Saturday.   “Chili Season” Lean Beef Chili October 21, 2017 by Clarissa Winchester Cuisine American Category family dinner Recipes Slow Cooker Persons 8 Ingredients 2 pounds extra lean grass fed ground beef 1 medium onion,…

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Creating Healthy Meals: Garlic Lime Chicken

My slow cooker gets really good use – every month of the year. I honestly don’t know where I would be without the slow cooker – setting meals up to cook while I am sleeping, or getting everything in the cooker on weekend morning before church or running errands. And when I wake up (or…

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Labor-less Labor Day: 4 Yummy Recipes To Enhance Relaxation

It’s always fun to celebrate holidays – especially those where you don’t have to do TOO much work, know what I mean? On this particular Labor Day, my goal is to get some work done in the morning and relax as much as possible the rest of the day. So I sat down on Thursday…

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Breakfast On The Go: Overnight Oats

Mornings.   You are just arriving home from your night shift work, while your family is up and about getting ready for school and for work. There’s not a whole lot of time to spend cooking breakfast to provide a hearty start to their day. Especially on those days when you just want to fall…

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Energize Your Health By Adopting This Fantastic Smartphone App

Okay – I’ll go ahead and admit this to you.   I am somewhat obsessed with smartphone apps.   I’ve got about 6 screens worth of apps sitting out there, and some of these screens have groups of apps in them. And the sad part is that I don’t delete them when they aren’t useful…

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