Spinach Frittata

I may be on vacation, but I still managed to find time to develop a new recipe.  After a long day of travel and some exploration in New Orleans, my aunt and I headed to her house in Lafayette which is about a two hour drive.  When we got to the house, we were hungry…

St. Patty’s Day Treats

I am currently suffering from a bit of a sleep deprivation headache.  This weekend was filled with so many great adventures, but I am not 21 anymore.  I need my sleep, and I did not get much of that. Partly to blame was me thinking it would be a good idea to stay up and…

Chicken Parmesan

Valentine’s Day was this week.  I was too busy to do much of anything, but my gift to myself was to get in five miles of aerobic exercise on Thursday after work.  I’ve been so stressed with work and life that it can feel hard to take the time to do things to take care…

A “Super” Celebration

In the United States, Super Bowl Sunday is a holiday.  Sure it is not an official holiday, but it might as well be one.  The Super Bowl is the second biggest food holiday after Thanksgiving.  In a single weekend, Americans consume 1.38 billion chicken wings, 88 million pounds of cheese, 63.5 million pounds of pepperoni,…

Chickpea/Lentil Pasta

I took a much needed break from writing these past couple weeks.  It has been a very busy month for me between work and some pressing personal deadlines.  I love writing for my blog more than I could ever explain, but I knew if I didn’t hit pause, I was going to accomplish what I…

The 12 Days of Biscotti

I took on a HUGE baking challenge for this holiday season.  Just part of that was challenging myself to make 12 different types of biscotti.  (You’ll see the other part soon).  I had some help coming up with a dozen flavors, but each were hand-crafted with love.  I turned my apartment into a mini biscotti…

Avocado Turkey Salad

I am starting my renewed journey to better health.  I will be uploading a more in-depth post about my struggles, but I wanted to start this journey by sharing a recipe.  I am going to be working hard to come up with healthy recipes that satisfy my desire to eat good food.  I hope you…