A few months ago, I wrote about my Menu planning process. (you can read about it here) While I haven't exactly planned out anything this month (hello summer!) I still follow my rules I set up for myself. To make meal planning easier, I designate certain days for certain types of meats/dishes. For example, if … Continue reading On the Menu: Pasta & Tuna
At the beginning of the year, I had decided that I was going to set a new "goal" (but let's not call it that) to be more organised, and simplify things. Part of my new routine would include continuing to improve my meal planning. I've been planning out my dinners for 2-3 years now and … Continue reading Menu planning made simple
Growing up we always ate a variety of foods... or at least I thought we did. We ate mostly Mexican but we also had our fair share of American comfort foods. Meatloaf, Roast.. things like that. We'd eat fish but usually was fried.. you know.. because TEXAS! As we got older we'd eat less at … Continue reading How to totally freak out your parents
If you've been following my Instagram, you'll know that lately I've been posting with the hashtag #italychallenge. I've been participating in this challenge which is sponsored by Italy Project 365. A challenge to get us expats and lovers of Italy out of our comforts zones, explore and reconnect the love affair we once had with … Continue reading Behind the Gram: The Apericena
If you can't tell, I love to cook and bake. It's my thing or at least it was. I considered myself a good cook, everyone told me I was so I believed them. Sweets were my specialty. Cheesecakes, cupcakes & cookies. I used to make them to celebrate my co-workers birthdays. Once we arrived here, … Continue reading How to impress the Italians.
I'm trying really hard to get Miss E and Baby C to eat their veggies. Just like most babies, they ate really well until they realized they could say NO. All of my girls were really good eaters until about 14-18 months. That's whey they all started to refuse most of the veggies. I make … Continue reading Behind the Gram: Fried pizza & veggies