Add chicken salad made with an olive oil mayonnaise to your list of easy lunch recipe ideas. No cooking. Simple to make. Perfect for a quick lunch. And it’s nutritious. A Look at the Nutrition in Chicken Salad Why Eat Chicken Salad with Olive Oil Mayo? Olive oil helps lower cholesterol. Extra virgin olive oil can help lower cholesterol levels according to studies. I’m not a registered dietician, but you can find plenty of information on the health benefits of olive oil. If you’re needing to make food changes due to bad cholesterol (LDL) and good cholesterol (HDL) levels, using olive oil mayonnaise in theRead More →

Chicken salad is a good recipe to make when you’re under the weather along with chicken soup. Make my St. Patrick’s Day Chicken Salad. Chicken Salad for Comfort Food Chicken salad is comfort food. It’s good for any day and any season of the year. I came up with the recipe when I had severe vertigo – in the spring. Chicken salad sandwiches are quick and easy on a hot summer day. They go great with soup on a cold and wintry day. Chicken salad sandwiches are good to eat no matter what the weather is like. Feeling under the weather is a phrase startedRead More →

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What do you eat as a comfort food? Macaroni turned out to be my comfort food on Monday, March 5th. I ate a small portion, about 1/4 cup, of leftover macaroni and cheese I made for my little grandchildren this past weekend. It’s the go-to food in every household with children, right? It’s fast and easy to make. Tastes good. Everybody’s happy with dinner, parents and kids alike. We’re talking comfort food. Not necessarily the healthiest. Just what tastes good and makes you feel good.Read More →

NOTE: This post contains Amazon links which means if you click on it and make a purchase, I make a commission. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest of my content free, so thank you! Mondays are best when started off with a big protein breakfast. It almost makes you forget it’s a Monday. Today I decided on a 2-egg omelet with some chopped sweet onion, cilantro, and chopped carrots. As if that wasn’t enough protein, I added a serving of 2% cottage cheese and a slice of toast with the best homemade apple butter I’ve ever had (itRead More →

Mother’s Day makes me think of memories of my mother baking in her kitchen. She would either be baking a cake (our favorites were German Chocolate and Pineapple Upside Down Cake), her specialty teacakes, cornbread or dinner rolls. Dinner rolls that divided in the middle or the ones that had three sections were my favorite kinds. Bread was my weakness, especially bread with butter. Butter melted in a hot roll was as good as dessert – almost. I think my parents must have liked the cornbread the best, though. We had cornbread in chicken and dressing, casseroles, baked in iron skillets, crumbled up in milkRead More →