Simplifying Dinner

  Dinner. People expect it on a regular basis, like every day. And dinner is a process. First you have to figure out what’s for dinner, then buy the stuff and cook it. It can be hard to come up with new ideas or even any ideas about what’s for dinner and those people who […]

Making Sense of Madness

This post was inspired by my daughter Sarah and her family, but really I think many of us can relate. I got a text from Sarah the other day talking about how stressed out she is. She is working full time plus overtime, her husband is on midnights, they are moving into their first house, […]

Tuna with Olives – An Easy Summertime Pantry Meal

Pantry meals can come in handy any time of the year, especially if you have ADHD. It’s a good idea to always have a pantry meal or two on hand for those days when you suddenly realize it’s dinner time and you have nothing to cook or for when you just don’t feel like it. […]

The Back Up Plan

Those of us with ADHD may often find ourselves in a situation for which we are not prepared. My most famous one was inviting 10 people for Christmas dinner and forgetting to go grocery shopping. Not my finest hour. Most often these situations are of the everyday sort – running out of clean socks, underwear […]


OK, this week’s pantry meal is a bit of a no brainer, but after the week I had, it was all I could come up with. What You Need: A box of spaghetti A jar of spaghetti sauce Parmesan cheese Extras from the Freezer (optional) 1 lb hamburger Garlic bread

Italian Chicken Soup

My son Andy and I made this soup last week. It fed my family for days; even my vegetarian daughter had a few bowls. What You Need Canned chicken (or frozen) Chicken stock (not broth – Swanson and Kitchen Basics make good ones) Canned diced tomatoes Frozen spinach Noodles Chicken base (look in the same […]