Yep. I decided to change the title. We are all living the Covid life. Whether you are in quarantine, semi-quarantine or just plain don't give a damn, Covid is part of our lives and it doesn't look like it's going away. But I like my food diary and while I might change the name again...and … Continue reading Covid Life Food Diary Week 81
A recent blog I read and a lot of the arguing I see online and hear about on the news and radio recently got me thinking about what I miss since this pandemic started. We've been on lock-down for about 72 days now, so just over two months. We are more fortunate than many as … Continue reading What’s missing?
Is This Kid For Real?
Dinner with a 10 year old can be a challenge. Add to the normal pickiness a vegetarian diet and it can be a challenge to keep it interesting for the rest of us.
Thanksgiving with mixed eaters
Feeding a family of mixed eaters is an ever challenging journey. Add a few extra allergies and dietary needs and the holidays are especially fun!
An acquaintance told me about her Instapot recently. It definitely sounded like something I would love to try out. Luck would have it that the husband and I stumbled onto a Macy's going out of business sale and there was an Instant Pot (not the "Instapot", another brand). This has to be one of the … Continue reading Instant Pot
I have recently been on a serious rice kick. We have a 9 year old that loves all things carbs. Getting her to eat food other than carbs and sugar (granted some of those sugars are from fruits) is a challenge. We found ourselves eating a lot of pasta, which constantly made me feel guilty … Continue reading Rice!
Two major changed occurred recently in our house. First, we decided to start menu planning at the beginning of each week to avoid the "what's for dinner" conversation every day and the impulse to just order in or go out. Second, my 18 year old moved back home. These two developments have resulted in me … Continue reading Food Planning
Don’t give up
Cooking for kids is a challenge. That challenge gets to be even more fun when the kids are also vegan or vegetarian! But persevere.
Road Trip to the South with Mixed Eaters
So we had to go to Arkansas for a wedding. We rented a massive vehicle (bare in mind that I'm a girl who would prefer something the size of a bicycle, so my perspective may be exaggerated) and loaded up myself, the hubby, all three girls, and one boyfriend and headed south. Knowing we had … Continue reading Road Trip to the South with Mixed Eaters
Breakfast is Complex
My husband loves breakfast. I mean really loves breakfast. He has a crazy obsession with eggs in most any form. However, I'm really not that into breakfast. Most days I don't eat it. If I am hungry in the morning, I've been known to order the lunch dish if available at local restaurants. When I … Continue reading Breakfast is Complex