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
veryone would ask “how’s married life going” after we got married. My answer was always “amazing”. Several people have told me that the first year of marriage would be the hardest. I couldn’t disagree more. My first year of marriage truly felt like an extended honeymoon. But the second year?!?! That’s a different story.
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
uring the week our meals are for the most part healthy. We have a good rotation of meatless meals, healthy salads with homemade dressings and some carb-free menu items. As you can tell by reading ANY post of mine, there is usually always an abundance of vegetables in our dishes. We both love Chipolte. It
hen my husband goes out of town for work my desire to cook myself dinner becomes essentially non-exisistent. I lose all my domestic skills instantaneously. It’s ironic that even though I was single for years and cooked myself dinner all the time, but once he leaves and it’s almost like I’m helpless. One of the last times
lmost two years ago I wrote about when I did a personal thirty day challenge (found here). Thirty days of yoga in a row. I know it sounds crazy and intense but I mix it up between more intense classes and slower variations to give my body a break. Well, here we are, almost two years