Monthly Archive

September 2015

Salad for dinner

I don’t know how to say this without sounding like the crotchety old man in UP, but if you had asked me a few years ago if salad counted as dinner? No way jose. Salad was for lunch; the less fun version of a sandwich. Salad wasn’t dinner just as pasta wasn’t…

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Mini Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Mondays call for cupcakes. Specifically, delicious cupcakes that are at least slightly healthier than normal. I was so excited when I found this recipe on Shape! The sisters who own Georgetown Cupcake recently lost a lot of weight, but they (obviously) couldn’t completely give up sweet treats (amen). So, these mini cupcakes are…

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, once again! And, even though we’re halfway through the month, it’s not too late to start celebrating “Squatember” 😉 Favorite dinner idea: This chicken sausage pasta bowl with white wine sauce will always be a favorite. Such a great fall meal! Favorite sweet treat: My pumpkin obsession came on…

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National Guacamole Day

Happy national guacamole day! I love that there is a mini “holiday” to celebrate every day, from the fun food related ones to the silly, stranger ones (I’m talking about you, pet rock day). With all of the crazy in the world, it’s nice to be reminded to take the time to…

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Roasted Veggies with Pesto

Happy Monday! Last week, I took a cooking class with one of my best friends at Stir Cooking School in Denver. It was so much fun and I highly recommend it to any locals. The owner, Katy, walked us through every dish, with groups of six at each cooking station.…

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Friday Favorites

Thinking of those families impacted by 9/11 today and all of the sacrifices made. I can’t believe it’s been 14 years.   Happy Friday and happy birthday to one of my favorites, Brigid! Time is flying! I feel like we’re going to blink and it will be October. This fall, I’m…

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Orange Sugar Cookies

Otherwise titled: “Sorry Pioneer Woman, but my Grandma’s favorite orange sugar cookies win.” I was flipping through a Pioneer Woman cookbook with my mom the other day when a citrus sugar cookie recipe caught my eye. But when I pointed it out to her, my mom immediately suggested this alternative recipe…

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What’s Up Wednesday

Hello and welcome to my first What’s Up Wednesday link up with Mix and Match Mama, Pinterest Told Me To and The Larson Lingo. I hope everyone had a great long weekend! What we’re eating this week: It’s been a busy week, so anything easy!  Plus, it is still HOT here, so…

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