Lemon Risotto with Spinach, Peas, and Roasted Red Pepper

One Thursday afternoon, Daniel and I were in the car on our way to finally buying our grill. It was a spring day, through and through. Daniel's work schedule was different that week, so he had the day off, making it feel like a mid-week Saturday. Morning rain and clouds put a damper on the … Continue reading Lemon Risotto with Spinach, Peas, and Roasted Red Pepper

Pasta with Arugula Pesto and Grilled Chicken

  I've really been wanting to make pasta with pesto and this week I had the perfect opportunity. Daniel and I came back from a busy memorial day weekend, and there was still a lot of leftover arugula I had bought from the week before. It wasn't going to last much longer, so I decided … Continue reading Pasta with Arugula Pesto and Grilled Chicken

Mango, Banana & Coconut Muesli

Breakfast has always been my favorite meal. Growing up, my go-to in the mornings was cereal. And not just any cereal, but the sugar-overloaded, not-exactly-nutritionally-dense, junk food cereal. Cocoa Puffs, Marshmallow Mates, Fruit Loops you name it. This typical breakfast cereal was on the menu, not only for breakfast but often for a bedtime snack. … Continue reading Mango, Banana & Coconut Muesli

Fish Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

My husband is from San Diego, so he’s very used to eating authentic, Mexican food. Having visited there twice now, I’ve also come to fully appreciate it. I remember biting into my first Carne Asada at a little Mexican restaurant called Albert’s and thinking “Wow, now that’s authentic.” Definitely not something you’d find on the … Continue reading Fish Tacos with Pineapple Salsa