I think I’ve confessed my cheese addiction before but just in case I’ll say it again…
I LOVE CHEESE!
One of my favorite snacks as a kid was to cut hunks from a block of cheddar, slice some good pepperoni and top a buttery cracker. It was a texture thing, a taste thing and, well, a mindless thing. Before I knew it I’d look down and the block would be gone!
The Husband wasn’t home for dinner last night and there were leftovers for the kids, so I decided to experiment a bit.
I was in the mood for something comforting but quick. I had zero desire to prep. So most of this is made with quick pantry items. I happened to have cubed squash that I cut into slightly smaller pieces.
I’m trying REAL hard not to become date obsessed. I always see them out during the holiday season, so I picked some to experiment with and am now wondering why they aren’t more popular.
Or maybe they are, and I’ve just been living under a rock?
Regardless, I’ve been having fun and all my experiments have been delicious! Even the kids think so. Ryan went nuts for these small cookies, eating most of them after school on Friday before I could even grab my camera! Read the rest of this post »»
I go through smoothie waves. Some months I’m making them almost daily and then for some reason, I forget to even consider them an option. Normally I rediscover the yumminess when my fridge is empty and I’m scrounging around for a half decent breakfast, like today.
The fridge may be empty but I happen to have a full fruit basket of ripening clementines and bananas. Both of which are not going to last much longer. So I decided a quick, refreshing smoothie was in order. Read the rest of this post »»
Sometimes my food ideas come from strange places and motivations.
Yesterday I realized I needed to post one more Laughing Cow idea this month. So I wanted to come up a with a fun cheese inspired lunch. Then I opened the pantry and saw the quinoa. I don’t know why I don’t use it more, it’s SO good! My brain starts churning…