This week was a nice mix of two recipes I found online, and two recipes I created myself. The ones I made up were two different takes on tacos, and the supplemental meals both involved featuring veggies as the main element of the dish. Read on for more! Advertisements
This was unintentional, but after I looked at this grouping of meals together, I realized they all had either a French or Italian influence. A French take on chicken dumpling soup and a meal with root vegetables and Gruyere took elements from the City of Light, while multiple-use tomatoes and pasta with fresh cheese was… Read More Week 16: A Little France + Italy
This week was all about the comfort, from starting each day with chocolaty oatmeal to kicking off the week with a semi-home-cooked classic dinner. “Self-care” is very trendy right now, and for me, part of that is using food to help take care of myself—physically, of course, but emotionally too.
Last week was one of those weeks I had plans every day after work, so I knew I needed fast meals for when I finally got home. All of these recipes turned out to be just what the doctor ordered–they took (give or take) half an hour tops, but felt like a home-cooked meal that took… Read More 3 Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners
One of the best things about going home for holidays is spending time with family, reconnecting with old friends, recharging…who am I kidding, it’s bringing back leftovers!! (Along with all of those other things, of course). Nothing says “welcome back to the real world” like half a rack of roast meat sitting in your fridge… Read More Leftovers Remix: Easter Edition
I was away for the weekend so I ended up eating out (/weekend leftovers) on Monday and eating in on Friday – it’s all about the balance, people! And it seemed like the entire week ended up being a practice in balance as well. Buffalo sauce on non-fried chicken with sweet potato and vegetables, fried… Read More Week 14: It’s All About Balance
Between friends visiting, days off, and plans to celebrate birthdays, I only needed to cook two meals last week. To make sure I didn’t buy too much food, I decided to make two completely different meals using the same ingredients. Most ingredients cross over into both meals – the star of each being the sriracha… Read More Same Ingredients, Two Ways: Sriracha Shrimp