Hi y’all! Man, it’s been a whirlwind of a week, but I’m finally getting back into a routine after being gone for 9 days.
Oh how I long to be back in Costa Rica…
Nestled between mountains and surrounded by forests, wetlands, the Pacific Ocean, scarlet macaws, sloths and toucans…
Continue reading “Vegetarian Taco Salad.”
Hola! We are back from Costa Rica and I hope y’all haven’t forgotten about me because I haven’t forgotten about you! In fact, I thought about you a lot during my time in Central America – when I was eating incredible food and when I was hiking through the cloud forest, I thought about how much I couldn’t wait to share my experiences with y’all! So, on that note, it’s good to be back. 🙂 I can’t wait to share some of our pictures – which I promise to soon!
But first, I want to share with you some wonderful news…
Drum roll please…
Continue reading “Pineapple Smoothie Bowl.”
I’ve been craving pasta lately…(okay, let’s be real. I ALWAYS crave pasta. This is nothing new).
And not just any pasta, I’ve been yearning for pasta with thick, creamy white sauce. I’ll be honest, I’ve never been a huge red pasta sauce gal.
“What do you mean?!” Bryan would say…“You put red sauce on everything…”
Okay, while he may be right (please don’t tell him I said that), for some reason I only like red sauce when I’m dipping breadsticks into it or smothering it on top of pizza (which already has some on it).
Continue reading “One Pot Garlic Havarti Pasta.”
I’m a huge fan of corn (and no, I don’t mean the band Korn). I think it stems from early childhood when my grandpa would bring over fresh corn straight from his garden and it tasted like nothing else on the planet. Oh man my grandpa could grow and cook a mean corn on the cob.
“The trick is to only boil it for 2 minutes tops,” he would always say. “People cook it too long and it gets mushy.”
This trick passed on down the line to my mother and now me…
Continue reading “Creamy Corn Relish.”
I had to go to the dentist this past Thursday. 😦 No, it wasn’t just a regular cleaning/check-up – that happened a few weeks ago. This appointment was to “fix” a tooth. My dentist wasn’t quite sure what was going on with it. He said it was either partially fractured or I had a nasty cavity. In this situation neither outcome is ideal, but if I had pick, I was hoping for the cavity.
Continue reading “Fruity Nutty Smoothie.”
I have a confession: Bryan and I have been eating a lot of store-bought blueberry muffins for breakfast…
Big confession, huh?
Continue reading “Almost Perfect Blueberry Muffin.”
Let me start today by saying Happy Father’s Day to all the hard-working dads out there-especially this guy.
My dad taught me to waterski, use a hammer, be independent and strong, work hard, be reliable, love the outdoors, never settle, and most importantly, to not take any shit from nobody. 🙂 I’m so lucky to call this man my dad.
Continue reading “Just Some Photos.”