Tag Archives: light fare

As easy as 1, 2, 3.

13 Feb

Last night I might have made the easiest dinner ever.  I’m not talking peanut-butter-on-a-spoon-dinner, which I have done before, but a dinner that was much tastier and only involved slightly more effort.

We were having some friends over for dinner (Hi Kelli!  Hi Paul!) and as we are all trying to be healthier this year–Paul and James are running the Chicago marathon this fall, Kelli is rocking the new Weight Watchers program, and I’m trying to not eat cookie butter spread on graham crackers for two meals a day–I wanted to make something new that would be both blog-worthy and healthy.

Enter pinterest.  I wasn’t sure I’d be on board (ha!) with this whole thing, but after a few hours I was totally hooked.  I found this recipe pinned to a friend’s board and when I saw the instructions I thought it was too good to be true.  Turns out, it wasn’t.

Continue reading

Heh heh heh. He said, “More nuts.”

24 Jan

I apologize that this post is coming a little more than a week after the last one, and I don’t even have a good excuse.  For those of you who have been waiting hungrily by the computer, my bad.  For the rest of you, well, you should visit the site more.

James and I have been talking a lot lately about how and what we eat.  We admit that while we’re not the worst eaters (we like healthy foods and even did an 11-day cleanse together) but we could be better and more thoughtful about it.  With the creation of this blog, we figured now was a good time to really put our money where our mouths are, and so we’ve decided to eat less meat, more fish, and be vegetarians more often.   This dish, while it has meat (chicken) in it, could easily be made veggie friendly.

Continue reading