Orzo with Everything

Orzo with Everything

Summer is so awesome.  Lots of time spent at the beach and pool, hanging out with friends having BBQ’s and going to concerts in the park.  This is the life and I feel lucky to be living it!

I always love a good pasta salad and this Orzo with Everything does not disappoint.  Continue reading

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How to peel a Kiwi

Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi is one of our favorite foods and here’s a few facts that maybe you didn’t know.

They are high in vitamin C
A good source of vitamin E
They contain a ton of fiber
Slices can be used to tenderizer meat
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Sugar Saucer Cookies

Sugar Saucers Cookies

Nothing says its a party better than sprinkles!

Last week was my little guys 6th birthday and these sugar cookies were the perfect sweet treat to bring to his classmates. At pick up the plate was cleared and I heard a lot of “those were good” and I have to agree, they were delicious.

I recommend you make these as soon as possible, they will brighten your day, guaranteed.  I bet you can’t have just one!

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Black Bean Sauce with Chicken and Broccoli

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I just love a quick easy dinner, who doesn’t, right?  In my opinion Chinese or Stir Fry always seem to take so long to prepare before you actually cook.  Not this time. I’ve made this dish before with Chicken, Sugar Snap Peas and Baby Bok Choy and the sauce is so delicious I tried it with Chicken and Broccoli.  Continue reading

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Jicama, Mango and Carrot Salad

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Yes, I have not posted since December, I can’t believe it!  I was thinking about what was holding me back and yes I’m busy with family and work but it really came down to taking pictures of the food I make.  It’s not an easy thing trying to make your food look as good as it tastes, especially when it comes to lighting.  I take photos of the food we are actually eating that moment and it’s usually dinner so with daylight saving it is so much easier!  Maybe for my birthday I’ll ask for an artificial light set up so my winter pictures will be much more enjoyable to take.  It feels good to be back doing what I enjoy. Continue reading

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