I am mom of three boys! They are each about 4 years apart. They are each very different! We knew regardless of their personality, we wanted to be the first one's to talk with them about sex. With times growing more and more dark and our children being exposed to much more at an earlier… Continue reading When we had the “talk” with our boys
I didn't always want to be a wife or a mom. If someone asked what I saw for my future when I was a single woman, those two titles would not have come out of my mouth. I became a single mom at the age of 26. I become a wife at the age of… Continue reading How did I become Carmen Homemaker?
5-6 Chili pods, remove seeds for more mild and keep seeds for more spicy Place chili pods in saucepan with water. Bring water to boil and cook pods until softened. Strain cooked pods and place into blender.
Potato mix Cook 8-10 skinned potatoes in pressure cooker on high for 5 minutes with 3 TBS oil of choice and 1 1/2 cup of water. Once pressure cooker alarms sound, pressure release and hand mash potatoes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Taco shells In frying pan, pour oil enough to cover tortilla in… Continue reading Potato Tacos
I haven’t been able to eat cucumbers and found a way!!!! 1/2 cubed cucumber 🥒 1 cubed tomato 🍅 1 small cubed avocado 🥑 1TB mixed sunflower 🌻 and pepita seeds 2TB balsamic vinegar 1TB fresh squeezed lemon juice Try not to inhale it too quickly! #secondtrimester #nutrition #babybump #prego #nausea
Ingredients: Mashed potatoes- 10 peeled and cubed potatoes 2 cups of water 1 TB oil of choice Cook on high/manual for 5 minutes. Once timer sounds, release pressure and pour pressure cooked potatoes into blender. (I use a #vitamix ) Cream of potato soup: Batch of mashed potatoes-set aside 3 cubed carrots 4 cubed celery… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Cream of Potato Soup
Cube one package of tofu 1/2 tube of soyrizo 2 cups of diced spinach Sauté cubed tofu in pan until browned. Add soyrizo to tofu and mix together. Once blended, pour diced spinach into pan and cook until at desired consistency. I didn’t find a need to add oil and/or seasoning.
6 peeled potatoes 3 cups water 1 spoonful of veggie bouillon Cook on manual/high in instant pot for 1 minute, then pressure when alarm sounds off. Add into pot: 6 rough chopped carrots 6 rough chopped celery, leaves included 1 rough chopped large zucchini 3 cups water 1 spoonfuls of veggie bouillon Salt and pepper… Continue reading Veggie Noodle Soup
1 head of sliced romaine lettuce 1/4 bunch of cilantro hand torn apart 4 julienned carrots 1 TSBP sesame seeds 1 fresh squeezed lemon juice 2” fresh grated ginger root Put all ingredients except grated ginger into bowl. Grab grated ginger and squeeze in hands over bowl to get juice, but not pulp in salad… Continue reading Asian Ginger Salad
Energy bites 2 C quick oats of choice 1 C nut butter of choice 1/2 C pure maple syrup or honey 2 TBSP chia/ground flax seed mix 1/4 C chocolate chip morsels of choice Mix ingredients together in a bowl until evenly blended. Moisten hands with water and roll 1TBSP of mix into a ball.… Continue reading Energy bites