Baby Food Blitz

My Sunday was dedicated to making food for my almost 8 month old, Parker.  In just 2 hours I managed to prep, cook, and portion out enough food for her for one month!!  This is a pretty considerable cost savings, as the premade baby food pouches range from $1.29-1.99 per pouch.  If you went through … Continue reading Baby Food Blitz

Just BEET it

I just roasted another batch of beets to have on hand for salads, dips, baby food, etc. I think beets are becoming more popular. I see them more and more on restaurant menus, which makes me happy! Not only are they a very versatile root vegetable which can be used in so many different dishes … Continue reading Just BEET it

I ♥️ veggies

This week we went heavy on the vegetables, which to me is heavenly.  I could easily leave meat out of my diet and be a vegetarian but my husband is a serious carnivore.  What he has come to realize though, is that some vegetarian dishes are really tasty.  After downing a bowl of this Coconut Lentil … Continue reading I ♥️ veggies

Soup ‘er salad?

One of my fond memories of serving was the time I asked my customer if he wanted “soup or salad” with his main dish. He replied “sure, I’ll try the super salad”. I suddenly realized I needed to reword that question and lead with the salad, as to avoid any further confusion! But while we’re on … Continue reading Soup ‘er salad?

Back to reality 

   After spending a great sunny vacation in Mexico with my family, it’s always a bit bittersweet to come back home to real life.  I definitely enjoyed the break from cooking and cleaning up while away, but also probably ate one too many tacos and sipped a few too many mojitos, so getting back to … Continue reading Back to reality