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The easiest way to shred chicken

We usually have some sort of meat with dinner, and my favorite is chicken. It’s one of the healthier meat options, and I love how versatile it is.

Many of my favorite recipes, including my enchiladas, call for shredded chicken. Ugh. Typically I’d shred with two forks, but aside from taking so much time, I absolutely abhor the sound of utensils scraping on each other *shivers*.

Enter my new way to shred:

 

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The Vital Tasks: How I got myself to clean everyday

I’m messy by nature. While I love and thrive in clean, organized spaces, the creative part of me can’t help but leave piles in my wake. But my “Type A” part can only take so much, which is why I knew I needed a system that could work for all of me.

Then I happened upon this quote: “It’s the little things that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”

I realized that if I could make myself adopt a few small cleaning tasks each day, that could make a big difference over time. I’m calling these little bits here and there:

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Easy Weeknight Sweet Potato Tacos

I don’t know about you, but if I don’t get my meal plans sorted on Sunday, it’s probably not going to happen. Which means dinner might be a haphazard mashing-together of whatever’s in the pantry.

Seeing as we like to eat a balanced dinner whenever possible, I’ve been making a real effort to keep several quick, easy and healthy recipes in my pocket for those hectic weeks.

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What I Want in March

Even though I am striving for a more simplified life, I can’t help but be drawn in by beautiful things I see everywhere (in stores, on Amazon, etc.)

Rather than try and cram everything into our small apartment, I thought it’d be a little wiser to share them here. That way we can all “ooh and ahh” together, and then those of us who have room can partake 🙂

1.) Reusable Berry Baskets

These. are. adorable.

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Creative Co-op Stoneware Berry Baskets, Multicolor, Set of 4

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