~ I recently found myself with an abundance of fresh broccoli on hand (as in: at least twelve crowns of fresh broccoli.) Now normally I never buy broccoli fresh, because it suits our budget much better to buy it frozen and I don’t have to worry about it going bad that way. But this week […]
Note: This post is sponsored by Fisher® Nuts. As many of you know, I have recently become fascinated with the health benefits of plant-based eating, and have enjoyed experimenting with using less meat and dairy in my cooking. The results have surprised even me! Vegan eating can be utterly delicious! I am excited that Fisher® Nuts […]
~ OH I had some fun this weekend! If you’re a regular reader, then you know about our strict grocery budget. And if you know about our strict grocery budget, then you also know that, while I think all cooking is “fun”, my opportunities to have some real fun in the kitchen and indulge my more […]
Many of my close friends are (no doubt) astonished to see me blogging right now. And for those of you who don’t know me personally, the reason for that is because our family is in the midst of a tragedy. My dad is critically ill with cancer and in the hospital. He found out about […]
I have a new infatuation with the wonder-food that is quinoa. Have you heard of it? If you haven’t… it’s pronounced Keen-Wa. ~ ~ Wanna know why I’m infatuated? Because quinoa is an amazingly tasty grain that is also a fabulous source of protein. (And okay… if we wanna get specific, it’s not technically a grain. It’s a […]
~ You might wonder why I’m writing about steel-cut oats on Thanksgiving Day… Shouldn’t I be writing about stuffing yourself with stuffing? Shoveling in mashed potatoes? Washing it all down with a boat-load of gravy to make sure every last crevice of your stomach is filled? But here’s the thing… If had to guess, I’d […]
About a year ago, in the midst of a scary time for our family (as Chris and I prepared for my impending mastectomy) we took a little weekend trip to California for a wedding. It turned out to be more fun than we could’ve ever imagined! Now we talk constantly about going back to Palm […]
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