Spaghetti Carbonara

After having to deal with veggie overload most of the time, I promised The Kid a week of kid friendly food. Her favorites are the standard pizza, pasta, burgers, and a few other similar items. It’s always fun to play in the kitchen, so I took it as a challenge to make kid friendly meals […]

Summer Veggie Pasta Saute

During the summer months, I hear from a lot of clients that they just can’t stomach eating a lot with the heat. Heat can definitely impact your appetite, but it’s still important that you eat according to plan and make healthier choices instead of filling up on liquid calories. I like to take advantage of […]

Make Do Bolognese Sauce

This weekend I decided that I wanted to make bolognese sauce and I checked my recipe before I went grocery shopping. I got all the ingredients and had everything ready, but then I got a wild idea and used the can of diced tomatoes in another recipe before I remembered I needed it. Yes, I […]

My Dog Speaks Russian, Does Yours?

Of course there’s a story here. Years ago, I got a rescue puppy. I had previous dog experience so I assumed I knew what I was doing, but Thing Two was full of boundless energy. I pretty much reached the insanity level quickly so I had no other option but to walk him nightly. Rain […]

Pasta With Vodka Cream Sauce

One of my favorite Italian dishes is pasta with a warm tomato cream sauce. Tomatoes make the sauce chunky and the cream helps it stick to the pasta noodles to get you all the goodness in each bite. I love it even more if there is just a hint of spiciness to it to give […]