BIKERMOM129's SparkPeople Blog BIKERMOM129's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community I'm still here-Barely I am still here. I know I haven't cooked in two weeks, but I have been battling the flu as well as activities for my sons. So, I am trying to start up again. I have decided, if I can't cook that evening, an evening of left overs it is. <BR> <BR> I am planning my evening meal as I type this. I know it will contain a chicken of some sort, vegetables, and fruit. I have a son starting wrestling season and he needs to watch his weight. So we are cooking healthy for him and me. <BR> <BR... Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:13:35 EST Day 6 Recipe-Bar B Cups I am making one recipe per day from my many cookbooks. <BR> <BR> Tonight was Bar B Cups. I remember eating these as a kid and have had many versions. <BR> <BR> 3/4 lb ground beef <BR> 1 onion diced <BR> 1 tbsp brown sugar <BR> 3/4 cup bar b cue sauce (I used Kraft original) <BR> 1 tin hungry jack biscuits <BR> 3 slices cheese <BR> <BR> Brown ground beef and onion. Drain off fat. Return to pan and add brown sugar and sauce. Meanwhile, flatten out biscuits to line an ungreased muffin pan. ... Tue, 9 Oct 2012 23:55:27 EST Day 5-Recipe Chili and Cinnamon Rolls I am trying to cook one recipe everyday from the many cookbooks I have. <BR> <BR> Today I made Chili and cinnamon rolls. It is always a tasty meal in my family. <BR> <BR> The Chili recipe came from an old church cookbook. <BR> <BR> 2 lbs ground beef <BR> 1 onion diced <BR> 1/2 tsp garlic salt <BR> 1/2 tsp sugar <BR> 4 tsp chili powder <BR> 1 large can tomato juice 64 oz <BR> 2 cans chili beans <BR> <BR> Brown meat and onion. Add seasonings and juice. Bring to boil and simmer one hour. A... Tue, 9 Oct 2012 00:05:04 EST Day 5-recipes part 1 Well, Sunday didn't go as planned. I woke up late for church, headed to my sisters and watched my niece all day. Then I didn't return home until 8:00 that evening. So nothing was cooked and in retrospect little was eaten at all that day. Recipes for today will be coming. <BR> <BR> Stay tuned..... Mon, 8 Oct 2012 12:22:15 EST Day 3 recipe-5 Can Casserole This is a supper fast and easy recipe. And after a day of cleaning closets and drawers, I needed fast and easy. <BR> <BR> You will need: <BR> 1 can tuna,drained <BR> 1 can chicken and rice soup <BR> 1 can cream of mushroom soup <BR> 1 can evaporated milk <BR> 1 can chow mien noodles <BR> <BR> Mix all 5 ingredients in a bowl. Put in an 8x8 pan. Bake in 350* for 30 mins. <BR> <BR> <BR> I got this recipe from an old church cookbook I have. Tomorrow is another day and another recipe. <BR> ... Sat, 6 Oct 2012 21:42:10 EST Day 2 Recipe-Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwich I am cooking 1 meal a day from the many cookbooks I have collecting dust or from the Sparkpeople Recipes site. <BR> <BR> Today on Day 2, I made the Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwich submitted by PUNKGIRL213 on SparkPeople Recipes. I have an away football game for my oldest son and knew lunch would be the only time to cook. So I picked something fast and easy. <BR> <BR> 2 slices mixed grain bread <BR> 2 tbsp marinara sauce <BR> 1/4 cup cozzerella cheese <BR> 1 sp chredded parmesan <BR> Salt an... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 14:13:10 EST Day 1 Recipe-Skinny Chimichanga <img src="">I am trying to cook a recipe a day out of one of my many cookbooks or Sparkepeople Recipes. Tonight's dinner Skinny Chimichangas. <BR> <BR> It was a simple recipe out of one of the Weight Watchers cookbooks. Here is the recipe with my changes. <BR> <BR> 1 pound ground beef <BR> 1 onion, chopped <BR> 4 tsp chili powder <BR> 2 tsp oregano <BR> 1 tsp cumin <BR> <BR> Brown this together and drain off excess fat. <BR> <BR> ... Thu, 4 Oct 2012 21:34:00 EST I just watched a movie and got inspired.... I just finished watching Julie and Julia for the first time last night. And it inspired me. No, not 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking', but to cook. So each day, I will cook a new recipe either from the many cookbooks I have collecting dust in my kitchen, or from the Sparkpeople Recipe site. I will post my recipe and how it turned out. Also if my family enjoyed it. Tonight I have a football game so it will have to be something easy. Getting ready to browse the recipes for insperatio... Thu, 4 Oct 2012 12:22:42 EST Where did the year go? I swear when I woke up it was only April. Now the calendar at work says October!! When did that happen? Where did the time go? <BR> <BR> I know what happened. I was too busy with everything going on in my life right now to look around and enjoy everyday. I was too busy with my boys and their wrestling, basketball, track, baseball, football, learning to drive, first jobs, and any other issue that arose. I was busy at work doing the job of 3 after my partner in the office retired, no o... Thu, 4 Oct 2012 11:15:24 EST Where do I begin? What am I doing? How did I get here? I'm a woman who finds herself lost. My husband of 17 years has decided he needs a break from me. It was a shock to me needless to say. I'm a mother of two teenage boys who think, at times, I'm the wort mom in the world and at other times I'm the best. I have parents and siblings that love me, but I hate unloading my problems on them. I have a few really good friends and several acquaintances. I probably have more friends than I let in, but I'm shy and har... Tue, 25 Sep 2012 21:20:22 EST