As I mentioned in my Norway Camping Soup post, I just returned from a trip to Norway last week so it was a bit of a struggle to get back into meal planning/the rest of normal life. Though with the amount of money I just spent, I knew I had to budget these next few… Read More Week 11: Post-Travel Blues
I just returned from an amazing trip to Norway (check out some photos here!) and of course while I was there, besides enjoying the amazing scenery and winter activities, I loved tasting all the food. I may do a food diary post (let me know if that is something you would like to see!), but in… Read More Norway Camping Soup
I was feeling a little off at the start of this week, and when I looked back at what I ate over the weekend it made sense–all carbs and fat! I tried to incorporate a lot of vegetables during the week and use up some random ingredients from last week. Read on for the details!
I almost didn’t do a post for this week because I had off for the holiday on Monday and then I went out to eat on Tuesday, so it wasn’t my typical spend-a-small-amount-of-money-for-five-days-of-meals week, but I really wanted to show how I use ingredients from week to week. You’ll recognize a lot of these ingredients… Read More Week 9: Short and Sweet
Had in kitchen (leftover from other recipes/cooking staples): Panko breadcrumbs, Italian breadcrumbs, olive oil, salt and pepper, butter, 1 pint cherry tomatoes, garlic cloves, baby carrots, can of corn, chili powder, frozen peas Bought: 1 box bow tie pasta, 1 jar tomato sauce, 1 can black beans, 1 jar salsa, 1 box Earl Grey tea, 1 carton… Read More Week 8: Weeknight Crostini and No Shortage of Cheese
One of my biggest pet peeves when finding recipes is the time that is listed. It will say “30 minutes,” so I’m like “great, that’s so fast, that’s perfect!” but then it will end up taking me double the time. I find that a lot of these recipes base the cook time as if you… Read More 20-Minute Veggie Burrito Bowl (LITERALLY- I Timed It!)
It’s always tough to come back after the holidays. On one hand, you feel well-rested and extra motivated with all the inspirational quotes and resolutions floating around, but on the other, you’re sad the holiday break is over and you can’t help wondering if you’re really going to follow through with as many changes from… Read More A Simple, Flavorful Winter Salad