Monthly archives for September, 2010

Etsy Favorites – Flying Leap Edition

I spent last weekend in Prescott, Arizona with a group of amazing women from Second Mile.  One of the highlights of the weekend was my time on the high ropes course.  Climbing up a 30-foot pole and jumping off may sound scary (it was!), but wow was it exhilarating.  Taking that leap of faith turned

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Fall is here and so are fall vegetables.  We have been getting some kind of squash in our Bountiful Baskets lately.  Last week, I asked for acorn squash recipes.  Jennie submitted a link to a moroccan-style stuffed acorn squash recipe.  I thought it sounded good, so I went to pick the ingredients up at the

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At Home Full Body Circuit Workout

This at home full body circuit workout is a quick, 20-minute circuit that you can do with very little equipment in your own home. Sneak this in when you get home from work or when the kids are down for a nap. I promise, you will feel better if you fit exercise into your day!

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This Week’s Bounty

This week’s Bountiful Basket included a few new items including okra and asian pears.  I love asian pears, they are crisp like an apple and sweet like a pear.  In fact, my mother-in-law has an asian pear tree in her backyard, so I am spoiled by these beauties in the fall.  Okra is kind of

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Etsy Favorites – Sushi Edition

Date night doesn’t come around as often as it used to with two little ones, so when it does we make sure to partake in our favorite food. The first time I took my husband out for sushi was in college. I had learned to love it, and he was very skeptical. After the meal,

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Supermarket Swap – Bread Crumbs

Bread crumbs are perfect for adding texture and crunch to a recipe.   But I prefer to add that savory crunch without added high fructose corn syrup or trans-fats.  Turn around a box of plain bread crumbs at the store, and you will likely be shocked by how many ingredients can be in PLAIN bread

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Maya’s Chicken

Last night’s dinner was inspired by a couple of recipes that I had seen posted recently.  Coconut Cilantro Chicken Drummies by Maya Nahra, RD, LD and green beans inspired by Jane Maynard’s post on Makes and Takes “My Favorite Way to Cook Vegetables”.  I served both of these up with a little brown rice. Maya had

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