Double Chocolate Donuts 3

Double Chocolate Donuts + Weekly Menu

What I love most about my upbringing is the fact that we had fun no matter where we went. Our family “vacations” were spent at loud, polluted, HOT race tracks in the middle of no where with the creepiest of hotels…like, the ones where you can still, to this day, insert quarters into the bed…

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Penne with Garlic and Asparagus Cream Sauce 3

Penne with Garlic and Asparagus Cream Sauce + Weekly Menu

Fact: there’s few of us that couldn’t stand to eat more fruits and vegetables…even in the summer time when they taste the best, cost the least, and are easiest to find at grocery stores, farm stands, and farmer’s markets. While this is a common topic of conversation with my patients, it’s a constant reminder to…

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Copycat Claussen Dill Pickles 2

Copycat Claussen Dill Pickles

At Shea’s little daycare, she is one of several babies that are all born within a week of one another. There’s only 8 or 9 babies all together, but 4 of them were born just days apart. Needless to say, she’s enjoying daycare and she has lots of friends who are learning and enjoying right…

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Summer Salad with Strawberry Dressing 2

Summer Salad with Strawberry Dressing

On Saturday, Mr. P and I got a babysitter to go to the beach sans “Sand Duty” with the little one. Other than somehow sunburning my left hip (!?), the day was fun and relaxing. Once in awhile, we need that couple time…with the dog. Our original family of 3 We went tubing (very slowly,…

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Chickpea, Zucchini, and Cauliflower Tacos 4

Chickpea, Zucchini, and Cauliflower Tacos + Weekly Menu

Yes, hi. I’m still blogging. You see, my computer got sooooooooooooooo slow and I’d start a blog post, get frustrated, and walk away from my computer, dreading coming back to it. In the midst of writing my first cookbook…WOOSH, my old computer crashed. I freaked out, naturally, and then proceeded to buy a laptop –…

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