Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 2

Hi and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. My family and I are on day 2 of the Daniel Fast. For day 2, I made garlic green beans & mushrooms, brown rice, and lentils. We made another molcajete chili and whole wheat tortillas.My daughter, Sarah, 10, has gotten so good at making these tortillas. Have a … Continue reading Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 2

Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 1

Thank you for visiting Mrs. Lady Renaissance. My family and I began the Daniel Fast yesterday and I thought I would share the dinner we had for the first day. We made:Brown RiceBlack BeansVegan Carne con Chile (zucchini, mushrooms, broccoli) in a green Chili.MolcajeteWhole wheat tortillas. Brown Rice: 1 cup of rice, 2 cups of … Continue reading Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 1

Recipe: Elevate A Store Bought Dessert

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. The climate has been upward of 100 degrees leaving me unwilling to turn on the oven and bake a batch of brownies. I did, however, find these delicious looking brownies on sale at Ralphs. My husband and kids are obsessed with peanut butter and they were head over heels … Continue reading Recipe: Elevate A Store Bought Dessert

Recipe: Grated Raw Carrots with a Twist

My kids enjoy eating chili-lemon chips and since I limit their junk food consumption, I've had to find an alternative to quench their cravings. A doctor recently told a friend of mine to stop giving her kids Flaming Hot and Takis chips because he believed it was the cause of an ulcer and the stomach pains her … Continue reading Recipe: Grated Raw Carrots with a Twist

Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftovers Potpie

Do you find yourself with leftover Thanksgiving food such as a turkey, ham, asparagus, green beans, etc? I had leftovers that I did not want to throw away, so I decided to make turkey pot pies. I included my turkey bacon wrapped asparagus, green beans, turkey and ham. I created the filling with flour, milk, … Continue reading Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftovers Potpie

Recipe: Chocolate Bark

   Chocolate bark is so delicious and, best of all, incredibly easy. Step 1: Boil water in a sauce pan and line your cookie sheet with parchment paper. Step 2: Pour the chocolate, of your choice, into a bowl. For the dark chocolate, I used a half bag of milk chocolate and a half bag … Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Bark

Currently Loving: Green Chicken Pozole

As the days get colder, I love cooking warmer foods like my green chicken pozole. It is so simple and it is fast, unlike the pork version--although I do love the pork version as well. Pozole is comfort food for my family therefore, pushing me to make it during the weekend.  Doesn't it look delicious?   … Continue reading Currently Loving: Green Chicken Pozole

Recipe: Molcajete Green Chile

Hello, here is a super spicy green chili or chile. This is more adult-friendly, but you will catch my 4 year old dip her chips in this one and run to drink water, so you never know. I do have a Vitamin and my chilies come out great, but there is nothing compared to authentic molcajete … Continue reading Recipe: Molcajete Green Chile

Recipe: Kid-Friendly Molcajete Guacamole

Hello. I am including a spicy-less, kid-friendly Guacamole made in the Molcajete--Mexican for Mortar. To be honest, this can be made in a bowl while using a cup to smash the ingredients. Yes, I've done that for years, but the molcajete (mortar), made with volcanic rock, assists in extracting all the juices from things like garlic … Continue reading Recipe: Kid-Friendly Molcajete Guacamole