Hey did you hear us on Coastal Daybreak this morning? We sure appreciate Ben and his team inviting us to be part of the show. We were able to share about what we do and also spotlight our Girls Night Out event at Chuys Wednesday Jan 30th. Don't miss this one!
We hope to see you there and thank you Coastal DayBreak!
Hello Ladies. Let me know if you tried out last weeks recipe. My husband and I have been trying to stick with this healthy eating. So far he has lost 10 pounds since the first of the year.
This week's recipe will be Meatballs and Gravy.
Makes 2 servings.
What you will need:
5 Yukon Gold potatoes 1 yellow onion
3 garlic cloves 1 head of Broccoli
8 oz of ground beef 85/15 ½ cup panko bread crumbs
1 oz of sour cream 2 tsp vegetable oil
3 TBSP butter 1 TBSP flour
¾ cup of water 2 TBSP of beef stock
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Dice the potatoes and finely chop into ½ inch cubes. Peel and finely chop the onion. Peel and finely chop 1 of the garlic cloves, wrap the other 2 cloves in foil. Cut the broccoli florets off the stalk and then cut them into bite-sized pieces.
In a medium bowl, gently combine beef, half the panko, chopped garlic, 3 TBSP onion, ½ tsp salt and pepper. Mix and form into 1-inch balls. Place the meatballs and the garlic in the foil on one side of baking sheet. Toss broccoli with a drizzle of oil and place on the other side of the baking sheet. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to the broccoli. Bake until the meatballs all cooked through, broccoli is browned and tender, garlic is soft, about 15-20 minutes.
Place the potatoes in a medium pot with a pinch of salt and enough water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and then return the potatoes to the pot. Cover until you are ready to mash them.
Heat 1 TBSP of butter in a large pan over medium heat until melted. Add the remaining onion and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook, stirring until browned and softened, about 8 -10 minutes. Add flour then continue to stir and cook until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually stir in ¾ cups of water until fully blended. Stir in Beef stock and simmer until it thickens, about 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat to low.
Place roasted garlic from the foil onto a cutting board; mash with a fork. Add the garlic to the potatoes along with the sour cream and 2 TBSP of butter. Mash adding splashes of water if needed until you reach desired consistency. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Add meatballs to the gravy pan and stir until coated with gravy.
Then plate the mashed potatoes and broccoli and put the meat balls on top with gravy.
Let us know if you try the recipe and how you like it.
I would love to start share some of my adventures with you all. January 2019 is here, and this is the time of year where people start to focus on healthy eating. Everyone focusses on their summer bodies. We are all getting ready for the bathing suit and summer clothing. We all want to look our best. In our house we have started a healthy diet to try and shed some pounds. I want to share with you every month how we are doing with our diet and see how much we can shed. I will share my recipes with you and hope you will share yours with me. This will be a journey so join me on it. All my recipes will be for 2 servings.
Todays recipe is going to be a Meat Loaf. Let’s just say its not your momma’s meat loaf.
Prep Time 10-minute prep ready in 35 minutes.
What you will need: 4 garlic cloves, 1 zucchini, ½ cup panko crumbs, smoked paprika, 4 ounces of ground beef, 2 medium size sweet potato, 1 chili, 6 TBSP ketchup, 4TBSP butter, 2 tsp vegetable oil, salt and pepper.
We want to give a big welcome to Tasha Carodine - an Independent Consultant with Paparazzi! She joined us last month and we loved her so much! Everyone just goes crazy over Paparazzi Jewelry. We have heard that buying $5.00 jewelry is known to cause excitability, excessive smiling, compliments from others and an overall feeling of giddiness. After all Shopping is cheaper than therapy!
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We are so excited to have Ashley Rescott back with us as our featured photographer for our January and February events. She will be capturing all of the ladies' smiles at Girls Night Out. She did an amazing job at our last event and we cant wait to have her back!
Check out Ashley's pages and look at her wonderful work.
Ashley Rescott Photography
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Boudoir by Ashley Rescott Photography
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Mandy Brady with Rodan & Fields is back for Girls Night Out! She was a delight to have at our December event, I learned so much about Rodan & Fields from this sweet woman! Mandy is so passionate about helping you get that skin you've always wanted.
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Fall in love with your skin with Mandy!
Christy Moore Foreman with Scentsy is starting the new year off with us at all three of our GNO events in January - Jacksonville, New Bern and Greenville! Of course, Scentsy carries a wide variety of home and personal fragrance products:
• Stylish Warmers + scented wax
• Essential oil diffusers + all-natural oils
• Scented cleaning + laundry products
• Bath + skincare products for the whole family
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Ladies, lets a big welcome to Toni Curtis with Color Street. She will be joining us at Chuy's on 1/30/19 with all her beautiful nail designs. Stop by and see what goodies she will have with her. Valentines Day is just around the corner.
If you need to order something before the event you can contact her by:
Also with us for this event is Candice Garrard with Pure Romance. We asked and they listened Introducing the HeLi collection a healthy & natural approach to living.
Rather add Metabolism drops into your drink to get your mojo before the start of each day? Or treating your body/skin to our fractioned essential Coconut oil.
There will be raffles going on during the event. Sangria's will be 1.00 off and food special will be Mucho Taco's (3) for 10.79. So come on out and join for for a good time.
HELLO Jacksonville, NC
Hi 👋 My name is Laurie and I am a Social Media Marketing Manager based in New Bern, NC. I am married to the man of my dreams, a mom and in love with my adorable grandson, Noah. I love checking out new local restaurants, festivals and events while searching for great places to host monthly Girls Night Out. You can usually find me checking out all things live music, the best hospitality in town, and helping small businesses grow! 🙌