Archives for September 2011

Pumpkin French Toast

I love breakfast – it has always been one of my favorite meals. I also have a weakness for French toast. Maybe it was because my mom would make it for us often when I was growing up – even on hectic school mornings she would make French toast for us if asked. So imagine […]

Menu Plan Monday–September 26

This past week’s menu almost went off without any changes. We had an impromptu invite to dinner at a friend’s house one night so the fish sticks were never made, which has been bumped up to this week. The Corn and Chicken Chowder is probably one of my favorite soups that I make. It is […]

Recipe Redux–Thai Basil Peanut Pesto

I didn’t participate in Recipe Redux last month, but this month it is back and the theme was Salad Dressings, Condiments and Spreads. I have a ridiculous amount of Thai Basil in my garden that was begging to be used. So I created a twist on a traditional pesto with a Thai Basil Peanut Pesto. […]

Menu Plan Monday–September 19

I can’t believe that I forgot to mention that one of the highlights to the beginning of our trip the other week was spending a few minutes in the Pike Street Market in Seattle before we boarded the cruise ship. I have only been in Seattle as a young teenager and barely remembered being in […]

Menu Plan Monday–September 12

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you enjoyed reading Tamara’s post and menu plan from last week. I really appreciate her taking the time to fill in for me. I was actually out of town on an Alaskan cruise with my family and extended family. We had an incredible time. It was my first time going […]

Menu Plan Monday–September 5 Guest Post Edition

This week I have asked my good friend and fellow dietitian, Tamara Melton, to share with us her approach to menu planning as well as her menu plan for the week. Every week before planning our menu, I visit the website of my favorite grocery store, Publix, to see what they have on sale. Based […]

Real Food, Fast!

I posted the link on Monday to my blog post over at Dr. Z and Friends about making quick meals in your own home. I have had more personal comments lately on the post and my cooking video, which is always a thrill for me. I hope to start doing this more regularly, especially after […]