Hi Friends! What a beautiful weekend! We couldn't have asked for more perfect weather on Saturday--mid-80's, sunshine and low humidity! I got up and went straight outside to get the yard work done. I pulled copious amounts of crabgrass from the landscaping in the front yard, then decided it's about time I install some pavers … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Italian Zucchini Tomato Bake
Hello Friends, It's Mediterranean Monday, one week off schedule! Last week I was out of town, and that means no cooking and no blogging until I returned home. After I got back, I stopped by a local produce stand and stocked up on fresh veggies. I was itching for a dish that allowed me to … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Greek Pasta with Farmer’s Market Veggies
Hello Friends, It's Memorial Day and I hit the local Lowe's Garden Center first thing this morning, my unkempt hair swept back into a knot at the nape of my neck and smelling of Deep Woods Off. I went outside early to water my plants since we haven't had rain since Friday. The majority of … Continue reading Black Bean Salsa: Memorial Day Mediterranean Monday
Dear Friends, Another weekend has come to a close, and I had the most perfect Saturday of 2018 so far! I spent the entire day with friends, craft beer and Mexican food. It was also the opening day of the Farmer's Market and I stocked up on some amazing food! Kale, radishes, green onions, asparagus, sweet … Continue reading Fish Tacos–First May Mediterranean Monday!
Hello Friends! I have a confession: as I sit here writing to you about this healthy dinner I came up with while clearing out my produce bin for another week, I am snacking on my son's leftover birthday cake from his party yesterday. It's all about balance, right?! It was a fantastic weekend inside and … Continue reading A Healthy Roasted Dinner from Leftover Produce — Mediterranean Monday Bonus
Dear Friends, This hasn't just been a Monday, it's been "one of those days." It started this morning when I was in the bathroom curling my hair before work, and I heard the sound of metal crashing into the wood floor in Hunter's room. I knew without looking what it was. Hunter is the king of the teenage … Continue reading A Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe for When I’m Losing my S***!
Dear Friends, What a super sleepy day! I obeyed my bedtime alarm last night and was in bed at 9:30, but I woke up so many times that it feels like I didn’t sleep at all. I never wake up at night once I’m out, so I have no idea what was going on -- … Continue reading Cooking with Fresh Produce: Fridge to Table in 20 Minutes!