Monthly Archives: March 2011

Shrimp Tortilla Soup with Avacado!

Ole!  We had a fabulous soup for dinner last night that needs some recognition!  It took about 30 minutes, start to finish, to make as an added bonus!  We topped this soup with a tiny bit of mozzarella (it melts … Continue reading

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I am….Granola Girl? Who, Me?

Fine.  Chris said it first, and I’m admitting it…I’m a granola girl.  I make fresh granola every couple of weeks, and it’s really easy, plus it’s amazing on yogurts, cereals, or as a snack by itself!  I love fresh, local … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

I made some more homemade bread this evening, along with a fresh batch of granola! This bread recipe is adapted from Cook’s, and it is made specifically to be a sandwich bread. It makes a bread that is crusty on … Continue reading

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Shout-outs to my fave breads, crackers, cereals…

I love grocery shopping!!  I really, really love it- it’s so much fun to me!!  Apparently, that’s weird…?  Didn’t hurt that my hubby surprised me with a dozen roses sitting in the car!  🙂  I love him, so much- he’s … Continue reading

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PB & J Banana Sorbet

I cannot wait until I am done with this stupid test!  My boards are in less than 2 weeks.  I haven’t had any time for writing lately, and I have been planning my getaway from this place when I can … Continue reading

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Sooo Tired!

Lol, I haven’t been able to fall asleep at a decent hour since I was on Nights over a week ago.  I just never caught up after I switched from nights to days.  So, naturally, I’m exhausted.  It’s like jet … Continue reading

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Porkchops with Mustard and Fruit

Hubby & I made some fabulous pork chops tonight- they are so flavorful & juicy!  The mustard gives a nice spicy/saltiness to the pears, apricots, and cherries!  This recipe is adapted from America’s Test Kitchen’s Light Recipes magazine (love that … Continue reading

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Luck of the Irish

God MUST have a fabulous sense of humor.  There I was, just 2 days ago, complaining about the weather, feeling sorry for myself, and whining an awful lot about my job.  Today, skies are sunny and we are a fabulous … Continue reading

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Patience is a Virtue, Apparently.

Thursday is the official first day of spring, but in real life, it’s gonna feel exactly the same as Wednesday.  I am craving a big change, something different.  Beaches, “drinks with little paper umbrellas” (as my mom likes to put … Continue reading

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I love the SD- I love it.  It works.  And it’s delicious.  For the last several weeks, I have been making my own menus, but I still adhered to the golden rule: lunch and dinner must each contain one protein, … Continue reading

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