Bacon, Bean, and Spinach Soup

After a long string of misses, I found a hit! This soup is perfect for a cold, late autumn evening. Plus my poor guy is getting sick so we needed something warm and savory. Bacon, Bean, and Spinach Soup (serves 3, maybe 4!): 4 slices of low-sodium bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4 inch pieces 2…

Stuffed Bell Peppers (That He’ll Actually Eat)

Cooking is a challenge. Half the time I’ve just come off a long shift where I’ve stood and/or run around like a bat out of hell for the majority of 10 hours. I do not feel like standing anymore. If I could lie down and cook, I’d be all over that S. Instead, I try…

On Graphing and Peanut Butter Chicken

I wish parenthood came with a manual. I really do. And I feel like I got an even shorter stick since I’m trying to figure this out in the middle of my stepdaughters’ formative years. I met the girls when they were 10 and almost 12. A year and a half later, I’m still trying to…