Posted in September 2012

Meal Planning for the Week of Sept. 29–Oct. 5

Meal Planning for the Week of Sept. 29–Oct. 5

Last Week Recap: Dinner Meal Plan for Week of September 22-28: Saturday: Chinese take-out + football Sunday: Beef Burgundy with Egg Noodles + a Salad Monday:  Taco Salad Tuesday: Bar Louie Burger Night with friends Wednesday: Clam Chowder Thursday: Southwestern Broccoli and Cheese Soup Friday: Date night at Sidetrack with the huz. I tried the … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Paris-Day 3

Europe 2012: Paris-Day 3

Back to tell you about our third day in Paris! We were up bright and early to claim our places in line at the Louvre. We purchased a 4-day Paris Museum Pass for our trip, which saved us both money and time in line at many places we visited. With our pass we were granted … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Paris-Day 2

Europe 2012: Paris-Day 2

I’m back! So many pictures to dig through – I love it. Today I have a recap of our second day in Paris. We have been back home for a few days and I am now recapping some of the highlights of our trip to France and Italy. Missed Day 1? You can read it … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Paris-Day 1

Europe 2012: Paris-Day 1

Bonjour! I am here to tell you about my two week trip to Europe with the huz, during which we visited Paris, Florence, and Rome. While I will, of course, be telling you about all of the foods we ate, I’ll also be venturing away from the topic of food and telling you about many … Continue reading

Tomato Soup for the Jet-Lagged Soul

Tomato Soup for the Jet-Lagged Soul

Phew! We are having a much more difficult time overcoming jet lag after returning home than we did when traveling the opposite direction – from home to Europe. Our plane to Europe left around 10:00 PM on a Friday night, and arrived at 11:30 AM local time on Saturday in Paris two weeks ago. After … Continue reading

Euro Noms

Euro Noms

Hey nommers! I am back from my incredible two week vacation in France and Italy! I took hundreds of photos and have many recap posts on the way, over the next couple weeks. Can’t wait to tell you about our European noms! The huz and I standing atop the Arc de Triomphe, overlooking the Eiffel … Continue reading

10 Soups for Fall

10 Soups for Fall

It’s no secret that I love soup. And guess what – fall is the perfect time of year to make soup! Embrace it. Here are ten of my favorite tried and true healthy soup recipes. – 1. Coconut-Curry Chicken Soup This recipe is truly a gem. The rich, flavorful broth will make you swoon.   … Continue reading

BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza

BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza

Like I mentioned in my previous post, this week I have been trying to prepare many of my summer favorites before the autumn chill sets in! Today I am here to talk to you about a recipe I first made a little over one year ago, for BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza. In fact, … Continue reading

Tomato Bruschetta, Grilled Brats ‘n’ Corn

Tomato Bruschetta, Grilled Brats ‘n’ Corn

This week has been about me trying to nom all my summer faves before I stop denying that August is really over. Case in point: three of my absolute favorite, ultimate summer foods on a plate. Er, on two plates. Tomato Bruschetta – I just cannot get enough tomato-basil goodness. I rub the toasted baguette … Continue reading