Food and Drink

Recipe: Farro Stuffed Tomato on Arugula with Black Beans and Feta

I started running for one reason only. Well, maybe two:  second helpings of tacos and/or that extra glass of wine. Sidelined by two slight but nagging injuries and five pounds gained, I made this Farro Stuffed Tomato on Arugula with Black Beans and Feta to help steer my food-loving face toward better choices. Bit players on the… Continue reading Recipe: Farro Stuffed Tomato on Arugula with Black Beans and Feta

Food and Drink · Tourism Adventures

Girls’ Day Out #2- Frutilandia and more!

In June I went exploring Liberty Station with one of my most favorite friends- two moms on the loose having a lot of fun! Six months is way too long to wait. Time for another "field trip," this time with Dee Dee and Suzanne, friends from our church's Bunco Club. Incidentally, Bunco Club needs to be… Continue reading Girls’ Day Out #2- Frutilandia and more!

Food and Drink · Quotes and Thoughts

New Spice- Hot Mustard Powder, And Italian Egg Roll Geniuses…

Let's get this review out there, right away: I wanted to scrape my tongue free from the residue of this vile paste. When we tried a small taste, I wanted to spit, but International Guy looked betrayed, "This stuff used to come in packets with your frozen 'egg rolls' when you were a kid?" Now… Continue reading New Spice- Hot Mustard Powder, And Italian Egg Roll Geniuses…

Food and Drink

New Menu Monday- “Snicker Snacks” Chicken becomes Lemon Chicken- Two Recipes!

We love our baked chicken around here. This is one of the first dishes my mom taught me to make, and hers is still king in my book. We have a way of preparing it so that it tastes like one of our favorite snack- Snicker Snacks (the same ones I shared with our awesome… Continue reading New Menu Monday- “Snicker Snacks” Chicken becomes Lemon Chicken- Two Recipes!