I really love tea. Not necessarily the tea-in-a-bag sort. I love to brew something fresh or use whole leaves. Today I tried this new one and I’m hooked. It was so creamy and yummy! Definitely good for a chilly or snowy day. Here is how I made it but I also included the original recipe link below:Continue reading
A favorite memory from my childhood was going to the Café (pronounced kâ-fey by the locals) with my grandparents in Rock Springs, Wyoming. I don’t remember the name of it because it was always referred to as THE café. The only café we ever went to. It had a red awning and brick walls. The interior was brown carpet, red chairs, and somewhat of an Asian/American dark decor. The menu had everything from stir fry to open-faced turkey & gravy sandwiches and my favorite, breaded veal. It wasn’t exactly the best cooking in the world but it was our café and a tradition every time we visited grandma and grandpa.Continue reading
The holidays are over, and our big family vacation has just ended. The new year has finally begun for me.
I was doing fairly well on eating healthy and working out until about 1-2 weeks before Christmas. There were food and baked goods everywhere, and I was spending all day in the kitchen cooking. Then, the week after Christmas we left for a 12-day family vacation that took us to Miami and ultimately a cruise around the Caribbean.Continue reading
This dinner was fabulous and another easy fix! Definitely on my favorite list. I found it by doing a search for Ideal Protein Recipes. It came from andoverdietcenter.com so I can’t take credit for this recipe. I served it with sautéed green beans and mushrooms, and cheese tortellini. Obviously, I did not get to eat the tortellini but I served it to my family with the pan juices from the chicken served over top.Continue reading
It’s day 2 of my weight loss journey and I was SO excited to see I had lost a pound!! I’m really hoping my decision to publicly write out my journey will keep me focused and on track. Today I had more cravings for sugar, especially in the evening, so I’m trying to do things to keep my mind off of those cravings. The hardest part is that I am hosting a party tomorrow and am cooking some snacks that I would love to eat! Continue reading
I finished off the first day of my diet with this dinner. The goal I am trying to achieve is to find recipes that I will want to continue to eat even after I have reached my goal. I’m off to a good start – this was yummy and my family liked it too!Continue reading