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Meal Plan #91

It is rare that I put in extra effort for a weeknight meal. Actually, now that I think about it, it has been YEARS since I last put in actual effort into any meal! My husband is usually the one who cooks for guests, and I’ve just not had the need (nor the desire) to go the extra mile for a weeknight meal. That being said, I am so very excited for the Romanian Stuffed Peppers on my meal plan this week. The recipe takes over two hours to cook (holy moly) but it is a meal I love so very much that I am willing to prepare it early in the day to make it all happen. It is not at all fussy to put together, but the time element definitely makes it a “fussy” recipe in my mind. If it turns out I’ll definitely post it on the blog! Fingers crossed! Continue Reading…

Meal Plans

Meal Plan #90

I could quite easily be a vegetarian. Veganism has always seemed a bit too fussy for my taste, but it is something I could also get behind if pressed on the subject (this is, of course, presuming that both of these options would make an exception for bacon). But as someone who can’t digest either soy or dairy products and gets quite gaseous from too many legumes, my protein options would be severely limited if I cut out all animal products.  Continue Reading…

Meal Plans

Meal Plan #89

 

I just checked, and it appears that my 100th meal plan on the blog will go up the week of my birthday! How fun! I started this blog nearly three years ago now when a friend convinced me to share my obsession with meal planning. I didn’t think anyone would read it, but thank you all for proving me wrong!  Continue Reading…

Meal Plans

Meal Plan #87

The kids are back in school today! Hurray! I am so excited to jump into autumn! As I mentioned on instagram this morning, I am directing my focus on my new podcast (yay!) and drafting an outline for a book on picky eaters. It will be based on this post that I wrote a few years ago that remains one of my most popular posts. I have so much more to say on the subject and considered writing more about it on the blog, before realising that it would be best suited in book form! Continue Reading…

Meal Plans

Meal Plan #86

We have had a very full and busy summer, and we are finally in the home stretch back to school! Don’t get me wrong, I love spending time with my kids, but I also appreciate a bit of space, ya know? Both kids start back full-time next week and I am already planning out how I will be spending my time: I’m starting a podcast!

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Meal Plan #83

Vero” is not only the name of my college roommate, but it is also the name of the newest social app in town! I can’t help but think Vero will end up like Vine or Periscope in that will only be useful as long as it takes Instagram to catch on to the new features, but until then, it is fun to try something new. Who knows, maybe Vero is the next Instagram! For now it seems a lot like a My Space throwback to me in that it is easy to share music, links, and basically anything else you want without the confines of IG and the exhaustion of FB. I’ve shared some renaissance music from my CD I recorded a few years ago as well as some modern music from a project I did with an artist for the 2017 Venice Biennale (though I’m still struggling to get their server to post the second one . . . their servers are apparently overloaded at the moment . . . ) Once I figure it out I’ll share more food related content as well. Continue Reading…

Meal Plans

Meal Plan #82

 

I have struggled for many years to feel grounded and at peace with my life. I constantly question decisions I’ve made and I worry every day that I am not living up to my potential. These fears and general self doubt have been a source of serious anxiety in my life and I am exhausted by worries that I don’t have enough, that I don’t do enough, that I am not enough. And then another tragedy makes the news and everything seems so grim.  Continue Reading…