• On Migraine days I let my cravings tell my body what to eat. When I do this, it seems like my body recovers faster. Here are some things that I like to eat on migraine days. #Migraine #Food #Cravings

    What I Like to Eat on Migraine Days

    I will be the first to admit that what I eat on Migraine days isn’t that healthy. I just let my cravings guide me and honestly, it usually works to settle my stomach and make me feel a bit better. What I Like to Eat on Migraine Days Keep in mind that this is not a list of healthy foods. This is a list of the things my body craves on my worst days. My best advice is to drink plenty of water on the migraine days and let your body guide you for the rest! Snacks The first thing I want the eat on Migraine days is salty snacks!…

  • Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana - #soup #slowcooker #crockpot #copycatrecipe #recipe #thefrozenmind #Blogtober

    Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana

    Nothing says fall like some nice hot soup and nothing makes it easier like the slow cooker! They are the perfect combination to create a hearty meal for your family. This Zuppa Toscana recipe is a copycat recipe of the famous one from Olive Garden but I think it is so much better! This recipe is supposed to have a little kick of spice but the hot Italian sausage is too much for me so I use the original flavor Italian sausage and add a tiny pinch of red pepper flakes for that touch of heat. You can make this to suite your family’s taste preferences. It is also versatile…

  • Enjoy this comfort food that is easy to make in the slow cooker! Beef Tips and Gravy will be great to cook while you are enjoying fall activities. #slowcooker #crockpot #recipes #comfortfood #thefrozenmind

    Slow Cooker Beef Tips and Gravy

    Cooler weather will be here soon, football season is finally here and it won’t be long and we will all be trying to get our Christmas shopping done. This slow cooker meal is perfect to have cooking while you are out enjoying all that the fall season has to offer. These beef tips will be melt-in-your-mouth delicious and the gravy is rich and savory. This dish will be great served over rice or mashed potatoes. HANDY TIP: Want to cook an entire meal while you are away? Put the Beef tips and Gravy in 1 large slow cooker, green beans in a smaller slow cooker and have the rice timed…

  • Rich & Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Fettuccine - #recipe #seafood #mushrooms #easycooking

    Smarter Kitchen: Rich & Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Fettuccine

    Here is a dish that isn’t for the crock pot but can be on the table in 30 minutes! This Rich & Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Fettuccine is definitely a way to work smart in the kitchen and this is one of my kids favorite meals! As most others, my recipes are inspired by recipes I have seen. I do not remember where I got the original recipe but I have added new ingredients, doubled the sauce recipe ingredients (almost) and added some other seasonings that I like. Since there is so much of me in this, I claim it as mine! What really makes this sauce special is that…

  • Jen’s Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew - #slowcooker #crockpot #recipe #food

    Smarter Kitchen: Jen’s Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew

    Nothing says comfort food like a nice big bowl of hearty Brunswick Stew! This traditional dish is famous in the south, so famous that there is a battle brewing over what state it belongs to. Brunswick, Georgia and Brunswick County, Virginia both lay claim to this rich stew. To find out more about this delicious feud, read this Southern Living Article. The good people of both the town of Brunswick, Georgia, and Brunswick County, Virginia, equally and passionately claim to be the point of origin for the eponymous stew. Some decades ago, Brunswick, Georgia, mounted a 25-gallon iron pot atop a town monument. The inscription declares the pot to be…

  • Smarter Kitchen: Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Potatoes

    I am always looking to find ways to do things that make life easier. “Work smarter, not harder” are definitely words I believe in and I try to implement this into life whenever possible. To mix things up a little, I want to introduce you to something that I have used to make my life easier long before I got sick. SLOW COOKER COOKING! These handy small appliances definitely makes getting to the table easy and fits into my “work smarter” attitude. I am known by my family and friends as the “Crock Pot Queen”. Why? Because I have 6 of them in varying sizes and there has been times when I…