Review: One Potato

I could have eaten this all day long and twice on Sunday

No, I’m not reviewing how a single potato tastes, and it is only coincidental that I’m writing about potatoes on St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday about a little green dude who likes gold that originated in a country that had a potato famine.  Wait, that’s not what the holiday is about? Phew, good thing I’m… Continue reading Review: One Potato

Peanut Butter Protein Pancakes

Hamburgers, donuts or pancakes? You decide.

Last weekend, the little monkey requested pancakes for breakfast.  Now, I love me some pancakes but my current condition says that many carbs in one meal is a no-no. So I told her that I could make pancakes, but they would have to be Mommy’s special pancakes – the protein-laden version. I’ve had a little… Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Pancakes

Brownie Crisps

Crunchy, chocolaty goodness

Wait, didn’t she just tell us six times that she has gestational diabetes? Yes, yes she did. However, I discovered these little gems prior to that and why should you deprive yourself? Just because I have to? No. You need to know about these. If you love brownies… If you love the edge pieces of… Continue reading Brownie Crisps

Z is for Zucchini Bread and other Zesty Items

Dontchu be takin' my kini bread away mama!

We’re at the end of the A to Z road! For those of you who are parents of small people, you might identify with this one.  When the little monkey was somewhere between not talking and saying half-words, and starting to stray from her love for suck-em-down pouches (vegetables for kids), I obsessed over finding ways… Continue reading Z is for Zucchini Bread and other Zesty Items

M is for Minimalism…and Mediterranean

In the last two years I’ve purged a lot of things from my life, and replaced them with…nothing. In many ways, I lead a more spare existence than I used to and for me, that works better. There is less of a lot of things that did not jive with me and more of what does.… Continue reading M is for Minimalism…and Mediterranean

F is for Frittata

Coming off a a giant Passeaster/Eastover feast, I’m consumed with thoughts of one food – eggs.  I was going to do this for the letter “E” however, I thought it best to push past my first thought, since my theme is that of exploration, and settled on frittata for the letter “F.” In case you… Continue reading F is for Frittata