April 2012

Toasted Coconut Tres Leches Cake

April 30, 2012

So.  Next weekend.  What do y’all have planned? For me the obvious choice (besides hanging out with my girls at the Blend Retreat) is celebrating Cinco de Mayo.  Sure, it’s not an American holiday but holy goodness is it fun!  AAAAAAND it’s Keira‘s birthday, which if you ask me is even more of a reason […]

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Week 7: I Wish Time Would Stand Still

April 27, 2012

Yesterday I was on a walk with Wes and the pups at the dog park when all of a sudden it hit me: 7 weeks ago I had just started the induction process to get this little man out of my belly and into our arms: It’s funny, it feels like the even-numbered weeks are […]

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Lately

April 26, 2012

Lately I’ve been eating too much Nutella. Pffffffffffffft…like there is such a thing.

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Baked Chipotle Chicken Eggrolls

April 26, 2012

When I was a kid we had fried rice for dinner once a week, and when I say fried rice I mean the good stuff with lots of bacon, soy sauce, and only my favorite veggies.  Let me just state that to this day, try as I might, I still can’t replicate whatever kind of […]

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Blog Love: Chicken Tortilla Chip Casserole

April 25, 2012

Lately when it comes to dinner I’ve been pretty proud of myself.  I’ve actually been cooking pretty much every night except for Fridays because we always have pizza for dinner on Fridays.   Have I mentioned that I kind of live for Fridays? Anyway, when it comes to cooking lately I’ve been leaning toward recipes […]

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Sunday Sushi

April 24, 2012

I just need to say…I FINALLY HAD SUSHI!!!!! Ever since the moment I found out I was pregnant I have been craving sushi and couldn’t actually have any.  Sad story, right? Well, Sunday the sushi-less spell was broken thanks to my husband’s mad rolling skills.  We had fairly basic rolls – salmon, California, and shrimp […]

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Banana Bread Replay

April 24, 2012

I’ve said it before, but I am not really the BIGGEST fan of bananas…unless they’re baked with sugar and butter and all manner of delicious things like that.  And you guys?  Banana bread, despite my lack of banana love, is one of my favorite things ever.  Gimme a warm piece slathered in butter and I’m […]

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Creamy Kale and Leek Lasagna

April 23, 2012

I kept a secret from you guys.  I’m sorry. The secret is this:  for several weeks I was OBSESSED with kale.  And I didn’t tell you.  I didn’t tell you that I made kale chips and ate them almost every day.  Or that I sauteed it with garlic and olive oil and served an egg […]

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Week 6: So Much Fun!

April 20, 2012

Six weeks.  WOW.  I never thought that time could fly this fast, and that our little tiny baby would be this big! One of the coolest and most heart-melting things this week has been TONS of smiles and little baby giggles and chuckles whenever we dance and sing and interact with him.  I know that […]

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Greek Yogurt vs. Regular Yogurt: Is One Really More Nutritious?

April 19, 2012

I’m so excited to introduce y’all to Amanda Russell, a beautiful and talented trainer that has a fantastic YouTube channel with tons of great workouts and lifestyle advice.  You can also check out her website where you’ll find information ranging from beauty to fitness to relationships and everything in between.  Today she’s offered to write […]

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