Snagged this great recipe for Mexican Style Beluga Lentils from The Witchy Kitchen (great recipes on this blog by the way). The only change I made was that I added double the paprika because it was the last bit in the little can so I just dumped out the whole thing. Oh yeah, and I didn’t … Continue reading Deconstructed lentil burrito bowl (vegan)
I had these 2 delicata squash that I needed to use because they were getting old. I was home all day so I roasted them in the oven following the instructions on the sticker that was on it. To roast the squash: cut lengthwise and put cut side down with a couple tablespoons of water … Continue reading Delicata squash and carrot soup
Hash browns, pan roasted heirloom tomatoes, over medium eggs with smoked salmon and dill, pancakes, and – last but not least – Bloody Mary. Then football and a long run later. It’s days like today that I’m glad I know how to cook because we are able to enjoy a great meal while still in … Continue reading Lazy Sunday breakfast
A perfect light lunch after my grocery shopping today. Everything you see here is from Trader Joe’s. no, they don’t pay me to say that although I wish they would. Here’s what it took: Sourdough bread slices Sliced goat milk Brie Sliced pear Drizzle of olive oil Broil for few minutes Then drizzle honey And … Continue reading Pear, goat milk Brie, and honey crostini
Check out this really great article and recipe ideas that use zucchini. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/09/08/magazine/bittman-zucchini-recipes.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z_sma=MG_ZA_20130904&_r=0 Zucchini is super cheap right now and can be used in so many different ways. My personal faves are grilled (simply seasoned with salt, pepper, and olive oil), as fries (especially from Zinburger – yum!), and grated and turned into pancakes. I … Continue reading For the love of zucchini!
It’s been a while since I’ve paid attention to this dear blog but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. We finally had our housewarming party and I made all the food right down to the sangria. This brings me to today. I have had an itch to make some turkey lettuce wraps since I … Continue reading Asian inspired dinner – Turkey lettuce wraps
Went hiking for the first time in forever near Rose Canyon Lake and had a blast! It was so amazing to be out in nature on a beautiful sunny day. Even got lost, and you know what? Had fun doing that, too. We were out there for about 2 and a half hours – … Continue reading Post hike lunch: pan seared salmon, organic kale salad, & garlic fries