I'm falling in love lately. I'm already head over heals for my son & husband, so this relationship is new. I notice myself excitedly making plans with this new love. Gawking at pictures on-line. Dreaming about all the extra time that I will get to spend--not WITH my new love, but BECAUSE of my new … Continue reading Married Up: Apricot Ginger tempeh/chicken in the Crock Pots
Dinner this week was on point. And since my sweet baby's arrival, I've been off my kitchen game. It's hard. Not just now, it's always been hard in our house. Here's why: My husband eats: Meat (including: steak, pot roast, chicken anyway but baked, bacon, and pepperoni), bell peppers, potatoes, bread. Maybe some lettuce. Maybe … Continue reading A House Divided.
Roasted Butternut Squash and Green Chili Bisque Prep time 50 minutes, cooking time 15 minutes Ingredients: *1 Small or Medium Butternut Squash * 1/3 cup of green chiles * 1 small vidalia onion * 2 carrots * 1 celery stalk * 2 garlic cloves * 1-2 cups vegetable broth * olive oil * 1 tsp. … Continue reading Happy Autumn!
Breakfast on the porch. Peaches are in season this time of year, and I can't get enough of them. A couple days a week, I've been enjoying this Peaches & Cream Smoothie: 1 Banana 1/2 large peach 1ish cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop your favorite protein powder ( I use Vega or Sunwarrior … Continue reading A Day in Eating
Nope. No baby yet. I am still enormously pregnant and growing ever impatient. I'd post a pic, but really--do you need a picture of a sad, pregnant lady? Instead, here is something I saw on Instagram today: And it made me laugh. Until I started to think. Because I have spent my fair share of … Continue reading Eat More Green Things.
I love fall flavors. Butternut squash is one of my favorite, favorite things. So, anything with butternut squash gets my automatic vote of approval. But I also had some leftover quinoa salad to use up. So, I thought I'd mix the two & serve it with greens doused in Alpine Avocado dressing. Soooooo tasty! To … Continue reading Fall Flavors
Heading from Rifle, to get to Durango, you get to pass through some of the most beautiful places in the US. The above photo was taken somewhere in between Ridgeway and Ouray. Ouray is nick-named "The Switzerland of America." Here's why: When I lived in Durango we used to drive over the passes to Ouray … Continue reading Go West Young Man (Part Durango)