ummer time is in full force. And with summer comes summer parties and barbecues. Recently we had a party to go to and i knew I needed to make a dish. One of my best friends had been traveling in Greece and was sending me photos of his trip. My wanderlust set in and
e just got back from almost two weeks abroad. We went to northern Italy and ended in Paris. Out of the entire trip there were two meals, TWO, that were just “ok”. Both countries LOVE their carbs. Breakfasts there aren’t like here so getting smoothies or eggs isn’t the norm. But croissants are! Then
pril showers brings May flowers colds. Ughh! I have been hit with the change of season bug. And let me tell you it is not fun. The only thing that has sounded good the past week has been a really brothy soup. But I guess the April showers also bring ramps. Ramps (otherwise known
pring is finally here with summer right around the corner. I love all the good fresh vegetables that start to pop up. The other day I found a pack of heirloom cherry tomatoes that looked so good. So I knew I had to put them to use somehow. Tomato, basil and mozzarella (caprese) salads
t’s that time of the year again – Opening Day! Detroit’s unofficial (drinking) Holiday. Where people come together to celebrate their love for baseball, the first signs of spring and a day of debauchery. This year I realized I haven’t worked on Opening Day since 2008. Knowing how these days go I knew breakfast
uring the week I like to make quick meals. We also don’t eat a ton of pasta during the week. But this past week was an exception. I had made pesto on the weekend that I wanted to use up. Since my husband is on a new routine we have been measuring everything out.
am constantly looking for ways to reinvent the wheel. Especially in the kitchen! I have some go-to meals that we might make every week or some recipes that I use more often than others. Since I cook soups every weekend it is almost a given that something is bound to be repeated. And if
y husband recently started a new workout program and is strictly following the meal plan that goes with it. Which is making it harder for me to put together meals. The real challenge is when I want to cook vegetarian. He is allowed lots of protein and unlimited veggies but his carb intake is restricted.
azy Saturdays at home are my favorite. Often times our weekends are full and we don’t have time to just relax. When we are out running errands we usually grab brunch somewhere. So it’s a treat if we actually get to brunch at home. However, we are slow in the kitchen so brunch turns