The kids are on spring break this week and it’s been nice to avoid the usual hectic morning rush and sleep in a little bit! This morning, after John left for work, it was only Jaden and I who were awake so he created this frittata to share with his brothers and with all of you! [Read more...]
We are in the middle of packing up and moving. Not out of Chico, just across town; but holy cow it’s a lot of work. I’ve been trying not to buy a lot of food this week and just eat what we have so that I don’t have to pack and move an entire fridge of food and this morning we were down to the bare bones but somehow I made a breakfast worth sharing with all of you!!
Instead of doing a day in the life, I have managed to keep track of some of our random meals over the last few days. You might see a common theme in some of our meals which is due to the abundance of seasonal veggies that I have been receiving each week from my CSA (can you say summer squash??) So let’s get started!
When in doubt, keep it simple! Following this one little suggestion has helped me tremendously in the kitchen and John used this simplistic approach over the weekend to whip up a delicious dip. We picked up a box of strawberries from the farmers market this weekend and the yummy berries were the vessel of inspiration for my husband’s simple yet fabulous creation.
My family has been on a frittata kick over the last couple of days; they are so easy, fun and delicious as well as a great way to add some variety to the standard eggs. I also have a scrumptious frittata recipe in my book but I have to say that I love these two new creations just as much as our old standby. [Read more...]
Easter is fast approaching and yet somehow the holiday feels incredibly late this year! The following recipes are brunch recipes but if you plan on making a big Easter dinner, I recommend either my Pot Roast or Rib Eye recipe. I had so much fun preparing this meal! I made most of it last night and we have been eating the leftovers all day today. My first two macaroon attempts were complete failures but this afternoon the boys and I pulled it together and came up with a macaroon we all were happy with. Before I share my recipes I’ll share with you our typical approach to Easter, sans the “traditional” candy stuffed plastic eggs and over-sized chocolate bunnies. [Read more...]