Posts Tagged ‘Dinner’
Friday, March 20th, 2015
Happy Spring, friends!
I hope you’re able to enjoy spring-like weather and get outside for some fresh air today to celebrate. Or if the weather isn’t quite so spring-like where you are, go make a nice big leafy green salad with tons of fruit and veggies…it’s guaranteed to make you happy! (more…)
Monday, March 9th, 2015
Right now you’re probably wondering what the heck Champ is.
Champ, my friends, is an Irish thing; basically mashed potatoes with scallion and loads of butter. (Because we all know potatoes and butter go together like white on rice…or, well, like potatoes and butter.) (more…)
Friday, February 20th, 2015
For nearly everyone I know, February is their least favorite month (even my sis, and it’s her birthday month!).
By the time February rolls around, the excitement of starting a new year has worn off and so has the novelty of snow…and the need to constantly bundle up and chug soup to stay warm. Green grass, leafy trees, and color in general are still a long way off and everything just seems kind-of blah.
I’ve got something that’s full of excitement and energy to warm you up on a cold February day…how about a chat with Denise Austin, some fabulous fitness motivation, and her recipe for Tomato-Basil Turkey Burgers? (more…)
Monday, February 9th, 2015
Do you go out for dinner on Valentine’s Day or stay at home?
(I usually make Mike and I a romantic meal, like our favorite Spiced Sirloin Roast for Two, but this year I’m on strike…so either he’ll end up cooking or we’ll go out. Because sometimes a girl just needs to go on strike for a night, right, ladies?) (more…)
Friday, December 5th, 2014
There is definitely something to be said for meals that come together in 20 minutes or less, and on the opposite side of the spectrum, meals that slow-cook themselves to perfection in a crockpot.
Both require minimal hands-on effort, but still result in something that not only nourishes our families, but also brings them together. (more…)
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Ugh, it’s not that stuffing with the orange zest, chestnuts, and raisins again, right, Mom?, my sister and I must have asked at least a dozen times every Thanksgiving growing up. (more…)
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
I have quite the obsession with old recipes.
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
So, the other day I walked into the bathroom and found the entire contents of the medicine cabinet strewn into the sink. Makeup, deodorant, toothpaste, medicine. It wasn’t pretty. (more…)
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
I remember having a discussion with a friend a few years ago (before paleo was a household word) about the paleo way of eating. She was telling me about a friend of a friend who had converted three months ago and claimed to “feel great and be in the best shape of her life”. (more…)
Friday, February 21st, 2014
A while ago, a reader requested recipes that freeze and reheat well. Things like casseroles or stews that make good gifts for neighbors or new moms, or are perfect for keeping stocked in your own freezer for busy nights. (more…)