Southwestern Hash

Southwester Hash with spicy sausage, potatoes, veggies and of course eggs! www.lemonsforlulu.com

This Southwestern Hash has lots of potatoes, spicy sausage, vegetables and perfectly cooked eggs! A simple, flavorful meal that is perfect for breakfast, dinner and everything in between! I didn’t always want to be a mom/food blogger.  When I was a kid, I alternated between wanting to be a ballerina, a pediatrician, a teacher and a vet.  I might be stating the obvious, but I never held any of those jobs.  I wonder, what’s the percentage of … Continue reading →

Orange Glazed Pork Chops {and a giveaway}

These pan seared pork chops are finished in the oven then covered in a simple orange glaze. www.lemonsforlulu.com

These pan seared pork chops are gently seasoned with rosemary and then covered with a subtly sweet orange glaze. I have a habit of getting rid of things very quickly.  I hate clutter and useless junk.  Everything really does have a place in my opinion.  If an item sits out for too long, then that signals to me, it is not needed and is therefore garbage.  Unfortunately this habit has come back to bite me on several … Continue reading →

Soba Noodles with Spicy Cumin Pork

Spicy ground pork served with veggies and Japanese Soba Noodles www.lemonsforlulu.com

Kicked up ground pork served along side Japanese noodles and crisp veggies! When you get ready to embark upon the voyage that is parenthood, you receive all sorts of  unsolicited advice.  People love to tell you all about sleep schedules, diapers and nursing.  And when you move into the toddler stage all you hear about is how to survive potty training and the “terrible two’s”.  There is no shortage of information on kids from birth to age 4. … Continue reading →

Meatballs and Spaghetti {And a Cook Book Giveaway!}

Meatballs and Spaghetti 2

  This meatball and spaghetti dish is a lightened version of the classic Italian meal we all love! Pasta is something my whole family readily enjoys.  I only get grumblings when I serve it with either a cheesy sauce or a tomato sauce.   In other words, my kids like it PLAIN (where they get their taste is beyond me).  I'll compromise on the cheese sauces, who needs the extra fat anyway. … Continue reading →

Cajun Pork Sliders

Cajun Pork Slider

Sliders make the perfect appetizer as well as a fun dinner idea! These sliders are made with  colorful peppers, ground pork, Andouille sausage and Cajun spices! I've had a love affair with tiny objects for as long as I can remember.  My mom had these tiny plastic babies that were 2 inches tall.  Each little doll wore a tiny crochet cap and a matching dress.  Each day I would check on my little babies.  I'd sit and stare and marvel at the fact … Continue reading →

Slow Cooker Bourbon Pulled Pork

Bourbon Pork BBQ

 It's too hot to cook but you need an idea for what to do for dinner, then get out your slow cooker! Pulled pork is so easy to make in the slow cooker!  Throw in a little bourbon for sweetness and flavor!   It's vacation time in the Lemons for Lulu household.  We are crazy enough to pile into the family mini van and drive off into the sunset in search of white sandy beaches, ocean breezes and total relaxation.  The destination will be … Continue reading →

Pork Parmesan with Homemade Marinara Sauce (And A Giveaway!)

Pork Parmesan

Move over parmesan chicken, pork parmesan is the new favorite! Breaded pork chops are browned on the stove and finished in the oven. Each chop is smothered in melted cheese and  homemade pasta sauce!   Does anything seem more natural than running?  As I kid we ran everywhere, to school, to our friend's house, to the park.  Then when we got to our destination, we ran some more.   We played chase and tag and red rover.  We probably ran … Continue reading →

Cocoa and Chili Spiced Pork with Cherry Sauce

Cocoa and Chili Spiced Pork

  Cocoa and Chili Spiced Pork with Cherry Sauce     For  Valentine's Day, my husband and I will go out to a quaint little restaurant.  It will have intimate tables, it will be quiet, dimly lit and very romantic.  We will sip wine by candlelight, hold hands and re-connect.  My husband will surprise me with a little box that will be hiding something shiny.  We will kiss and ....BAHAHAHAHA!!!  Just kidding! What will … Continue reading →