NEW! Prego® Cooking Sauce

The extra loud laughs. The NSFD (not-safe-for-dinner) stories. The “splatter.” On Prego pasta night, your fam can get pretty messy — and that’s just the way you like it. That’s the way Prego likes it too, which is why they’re giving your family even more tasty ways to #LoveTheSplatter… pasta optional. With new Prego Cooking Sauces – available in five delicious varieties – you don’t have to wait for pasta night to enjoy Prego night. All you need to create another great, messy family meal is chicken and 20 minutes. Thank you for sending my family free Prego cooking sauce and coupons. #PregoCookingSauces Continue reading “NEW! Prego® Cooking Sauce”

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Sesame Stir Fry

Thank you to Influenster & P.F. Chang’s®️ Home Menu for sending me this free for testing purposes along with a coupon to save $1.00 on any one (1) 14oz P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Sauce Bottle. Great for dipping, cooking, and marinating. I used the whole bottle.

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Here’s something to make for dinner. I thank myself for not being lazy because the only thing that was provided was the sauce I cut up my own chicken breast, peppers, boiled my own broccoli, and rice. I didn’t use everything from the recipe I used the ingredients to my liking.

Glad this took me out of my comfort zone I’m always looking for new recipes instead of making the same ole basics or being something I would order now I can save $15 on Chinese food.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic

2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

2 cups fresh broccoli florets

1/4 cup water

1 cup chopped yellow onion

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper

3/4 cup P.F. Chang’s®️ Home Menu Sesame Sauce Toasted sesame seeds

1. Cook the chicken by itself. Add the garlic and ginger during the last 30 seconds of cooking. Season the chicken with your choice.

2. Cook broccoli separate from chicken until tender or your choice if you like the crunch of it.

3. Sauté your peppers and onions by themselves or combine with your chicken to cook on low.

What I did was drain everything once it was all cooked and added it all to one pot then I added the P. F.Chang®️ Home Menu Sesame Sauce then it’ll be ready to serve. Self-explanatory when you know how to cook hope that wasn’t too complicated.

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NOODLES

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I hope you enjoyed the recipe and let me know if you decide to make this for dinner one day.

XOXO Ranisha

2 Ways to Drink more Water

How much water are you drinking? You know it’s good for you but we know it doesn’t have any taste. For some reason, it’s the ice-cold water that quenches our thirst after a long workout or hot summer day but choose a sports drink if you are physically active for more than 90 mins.

Why I love water because it’s inexpensive has no calories and always available. You ever noticed asking someone for something to drink and they say: “all I have is water” (me at my house). Of course, I prefer bottled over tap I got to a point where I make my lemonade, kool-aid, or any flavored water with bottled water it takes about 5 water bottles I’m up to 2 cases a month perfect for just me.

This summer I’m using my refillable water bottle and taking it with me at all times that way I can just pay anyone for the ice and use my own water bottle. I feel like it’s easier to buy the ice instead of the water. Thank you to EvolutionFresh for sending me this bottle.

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I believe when I buy a house I’m going to the Springs to get our water not because I’m always looking for ways to save but because I’m always looking for ways to save. What is a Spring? A spring is any natural situation where water flows from an aquifer to the earth’s surface. It is a component of the hydrosphere. I know this because I live in the mountains there’s always water falling off some rock. I live about 30-40mins from the tallest mountain in Massachusetts. I’ve gone hiking once, I’m just not the nature, trail run type. But I understand it. There are people who wear TheNorthFace for its purposes and not for swag.

The question is why are you not drinking more water? Water plays a vital role in the functioning of our body. Everything in our body depends on water. Want more sugar and calories then don’t drink water.

Here are 2 Ways I like to Drink Water: infused with fruit. Yes, it can be any fruit of your choice.

Strawberries & Pineapples

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Sliced Lemon

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Super Crispy Crinkle Cut Fries

Thank you to those at Grown In Idaho® for sponsoring me to try their new Potato Products for free. Don’t stress yourself out dinner can be made easy with some New super crispy Grown in Idaho frozen potatoes which are made from 100% real Idaho potatoes for an amazing crisp on the outside and soft, tender inside. Offering a full line of surprisingly crispy fries and frozen potatoes products, like Crispy Shoe String Fries and Super Crispy Steak Cut Fries, these babies are made with 100% real Idaho potatoes and deliver a crisp like no other. Yeah, it’s okay to be drooling too.

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A Delightful Crunch for Every Munch

Sensationally crunchy on the outside and deliciously tender on the inside, Grown in Idaho® frozen potatoes come in a wide variety of sides that will satisfy any appetite:

Crispy Potato Puffs

Super Crispy Crinkle Cut Fries

Hand Cut Style Fries

Thick Cut Hash Browns

Super Crispy Steak Cut Fries

Crispy Hash Brown Dices

Super Crispy Shoestring Fries

Out the bag and into the oven

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I hope you try a bag of your choice and get a taste for yourself. When you do try a bag make sure you let me know how you liked them.

Have Taco Tuesday At Home 

It’s Taco Tuesday in my house yes my house I don’t have to go too far to enjoy Taco Tuesday and you don’t neither unless you like the atmosphere of loud music and drinks that’s something I can also do right from home except I’m not a heavy drinker a little wine here and there.

I put this post together to show you how creative you can get by inviting friends over and creating a theme to set the evening mood let just hope everyone is up for Tacos, games, and fun. Depending on the number of people you will expect will determine the size of your Taco Bar. Prepping for 10 people won’t make sense if only 4 people are coming after stuffing your face with Tacos you might not want them the next day.

I purchased all ingredients from my local grocery store and I used what I liked or would want in my Tacos I’m not a vegan this week so I didn’t load up on veggies I used a few here’s a list of ingredients I used.

My meat choices were Chicken and Ground Turkey. I baked the Chicken and then shredded it to pieces then grilled it. Tomatoes, Avocado, Corn, pickled jalapeño slices (optional), finely shredded Mexican style Four cheese blend, lettuce, sour cream, Ortega Taco sauce, Nacho cheese flavored Taco Shells, and Old El Paso soft tortillas.

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Strawberry Lemonade Over Blended Icee 

Picking out flavors can be endless I always like to match so I did Strawberry everything. It’s your choice you can mix and match to your taste buds if you like. What kind of drink are you in need of?

Here’s what I did:

I have tried to figure out what to do with these mason jars so I went on Pinterest to see if I found anything. I saw cute ideas but I didn’t find anything I thought interesting enough to make. I knew I wanted to make something slushy/smoothie.

I sugared the rim

I dumped the ice tray in the blender (not the actual ice tray) I can’t tell you how many ice cubes to use. If it gets a little to liquidity just add more ice.

I cut up some strawberries and added them to the already crushed ice and Strawberry Lemonade and blended them right in.

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The Smirnoff is optional. I know there are people from all walks of life that read my blog and I’m not judging you for NOT drinking alcohol and those I don’t want to see relapse because of temptation (sidenote: I am not your enemy). Or maybe you’re just pregnant and can’t drink. The choice is yours. Choose wisely. 21 + up

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Chicken Breast with Vegetable Cream Cheese 

What are you having for lunch? Looking to make a sandwich or thinking of ideas and ways you can stop eating those same old boring sandwiches. Find a new favorite lunch.

There are so many things you can add to sandwiches without even realizing it’s ok to put certain ingredients on sandwiches. Your Taste Your Rules.

If I asked you to list 50 sandwich ideas how many would you come up with? 

Ladies I’m going to give you some fun ways to make your man a sandwich that’s going to have him saying “you never did this before” you got to get people out of their comfort zone and stop thinking with a traditional mindset.

Here’s a list of ingredients you can think about when making your next sandwich:

  • Turkey
  • Hummus
  • Chicken Salad
  • Corn beef
  • Egg Salad
  • I bet you never thought about using Ricotta as a spread?
  • Slaw
  • Spinach Artichoke
  • Buffalo Chicken
  • Sliced Pear (fruit), and more

What you see here is a sandwich I create from scratch because I wanted to add the things I eat instead of following a recipe because it looked good, but on this sandwich, I used oven roasted Chicken Breast, American white cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, a Vegetable bagel, or you can use a Pretzel bagel and Garden Vegetable cream cheese. It might not be your taste buds but don’t knock it until you try it. I wanted to keep it cold cut but you can also fry your lunch meat to give it a cooked flavor.

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Homemade Aunt Jemima Pancakes 

I wanted to do something different today for brunch so I thought the afternoon was the perfect time to feed a craving (kids would love to have this sugar rush for breakfast if they could) There’s a lot of things going on with these pancakes fruit flavors to milk chocolate.

These Aunt Jemima Buttermilk Pancakes will hit the spot after a long week or a way to reward yourself after doing something great.

Here is what I used to make these lovely pancakes. Domino confectioners sugar (the stuff you sprinkle on fried dough), cut up strawberries, blueberries, m&m’s, and topped it off with original sweetened whipped cream. I should have put the m&m’s in the pancake batter there’s always next time.

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