Coconut-Watermelon Cooler

Coconut-Watermelon Cooler

My friend Kelly made it from St. Louis! We were college roommates (a long, long time ago!) and with the distance and all things life, we don’t get to see one another as often as…

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Family Friday (vol. 113): Summmm-ahhhh!

Family Friday (vol. 113): Summmm-ahhhh!

A fellow dietitian at work came in yesterday with the biggest blueberries I’ve ever seen. So naturally, I 1. asked for a sampling and 2. etched it into my weekend plans. My college roommie/sorority “sister”…

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Gruyere Mushroom Toasts with Mustard and Thyme

Gruyere Mushroom Toasts with Mustard and Thyme

I was talking to a doctor at work today, as she compared and contrasted her children’s first foods. She said her older child, her son, would eat anything and everything until it was GONE. Still…

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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Let me tell you, July has been the month of work hard, play hard. I’ve always loved living by that motto. My mom says that I live this way all the time and you know…

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Cucumber Grape Salad with Poppyseed Dressing + Weekly Menu

Cucumber Grape Salad with Poppyseed Dressing + Weekly Menu

Sigh…another summer weekend in the books. It was a full one and the last before a series of weekend visitors and weekend travel. So, we soaked up the family time (and at times, barely survived…

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Basil Pesto with Pine Nuts, Sunflower Seeds, and Lemon

Basil Pesto with Pine Nuts, Sunflower Seeds, and Lemon

Ah, the weekend! I had off Monday and Wednesday, so I shouldn’t be as excited as I am. But BECAUSE I had off Monday and Wednesday, I’m as excited as I am. Are you following?…

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