Crockpot Sweet Barbacoa

Crockpot meals make life so much easier when it comes to cooking dinner. It’s that set it and forget it mentality. Where you can prepare the crockpot before work and come home and dinner is ready to go. Don’t get me wrong, this seems very easy, but there are some techniques that come with crockpotting.Continue reading “Crockpot Sweet Barbacoa”

Unstoppable or Competitiveness?

Unstoppable is a great way to describe my mentality. Most people who know me see my desire to win as competitiveness but I see it differently. The way I see it being extra competitive is about beating an opponent. What happens when that opponent is you? Is it still competitiveness? Or some deep drive, a deepContinue reading “Unstoppable or Competitiveness?”

Trying out Cold Showers

Lately, I’ve had so many ideas but no time to write. Here we sit watching Lion Guard, Carson’s favorite cartoon, while I feed Will. I’m asking myself…what would it look like if it were easy? What would it look like if I could just sit down and put my thoughts to paper? For perspective, IContinue reading “Trying out Cold Showers”

Always looking at the Clock

Anyone who has had a newborn baby knows that most of your time is spent looking at the clock. Time seems to creep by like it does on a cold winter day. Where it seems like life has slowed to a crawl. That’s what it’s like when you have a brand new baby. Every timeContinue reading “Always looking at the Clock”

Seasoned Shrimp and Spiral Zucchini Pasta

We love to cook and that’s why we’re sharing our wins and losses when it comes to our meals. For us, most of the time we have dinners that we would love to cook again. We find a recipe, cook it and then decide if we want to keep it. Usually, the next time weContinue reading “Seasoned Shrimp and Spiral Zucchini Pasta”

If it were easy, what would it look like?

What would it look like if it were easy? I define “it” as anything in life that you are striving for. Focus, for a second on what you want the most. Is it a beach body? Is it to be a better skier? Once you have what you want to be visualized in your head,Continue reading “If it were easy, what would it look like?”

Grilled BBQ Pork w/ Spicy Cajun Sweet Potato Fries

We seem to have picked up a pork tenderloin habit recently. I say that because we’ve been eating more of it for some reason. When I start looking at why we’re eating more pork a few things jump out at me. First, pork tenderloins are easy to cook and if done right taste fantastic. Second,Continue reading “Grilled BBQ Pork w/ Spicy Cajun Sweet Potato Fries”

Sage-Lemon Cornish Hens w/ Watermelon Spinach-Arugula Feta Cheese Salad

This meal actually took more than 24 hours to make. Yes, to answer your question, these meals are about empowering you to cook great food at home. Then, why would I make such a complicated meal? Well, it’s not complicated it’s just time-consuming because I made the brine from scratch. With all of these meals,Continue reading “Sage-Lemon Cornish Hens w/ Watermelon Spinach-Arugula Feta Cheese Salad”

Find your inner super power!

Do you want to become a Super Hero? I know that’s an odd question to ask, but consider the possibilities for a minute. Growing up, most of us idolized a superhero. This could be a star athlete, a cartoon character or maybe just a mere mortal with special powers. Those superheroes all embodied characteristics thatContinue reading “Find your inner super power!”

Apricot-dijon mustard glazed Pork Tenderloin

Hey honey, what’s for dinner? Apricot-dijon mustard glazed pork with a cheesy cauliflower side dish. How good does that sound? I bet you that your mouth is watering right now. That’s what we had for dinner last night. The apricot-dijon mustard glaze was so good and it was made from scratch. This meal was much more timeContinue reading “Apricot-dijon mustard glazed Pork Tenderloin”