A couple nights ago I made our family recipe for spaghetti with zucchini and salami. I've been trying to focus more on how to cook some new dishes that I could potentially add as an ongoing dish into my diet and have been learning lots of new recipes from my friends and family. This spaghetti … Continue reading Spaghetti with Zucchini and Salami
I realize it is now a month past celebrating Christmas but I still wanted to take a moment and reflect on some of the food from the holidays. The holidays for me are always about spending time with family and friends with lots of love and laughter. For a lot of people food has also … Continue reading Christmas food reflections
I was finally able to eat all of the food at Thanksgiving!!! This is something I have dreamt about my whole life. I never thought it would be possible and if you had said to me that in 2017 I would be able to eat everything on the Thanksgiving menu I would have laughed and … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
I was actually able to EAT at the Eat Brussels festival this year!!! I remember seeing the event last year in 2016 when we first arrived in Belgium and thinking how fun that would be but feeling very disappointed because I wouldn't be able to eat anything. At that point I didn't have my breakthrough … Continue reading EAT Brussels!!!
I learned how to cook risotto and shrimp for dinner with my family and I am so thrilled to be able to start learning some more of my family's and friend's recipes!!! The risotto turned out great, it was super creamy and very very soft!!! I added chopped up little pieces of a purple onion … Continue reading Risotto and Shrimp
So I kind of made a sweet potato hash for breakfast (once I finally realized what the sweet potatoes looked like and where they were in the store haha) and it turned out really good! (In case you are wondering they are weird shapes instead of the usual round potatoes I am used to.) The … Continue reading Fried Egg on toast, Bacon and Sweet Potatoes
Woah, this omelet was really flavorful! The bacon really packs a punch in this one and it is quite salty, I probably didn't need to put any salt in the actual omelette! I based my recipe on the Simple Bacon and Cheese Omelet from http://www.thehungrymouse.com. It is interesting cooking the egg this way more of … Continue reading Bacon, Cheese and Onion Omelette
I cooked a chicken fajita for dinner tonight based on the http://www.greatist.com recipe! This has a dry fajita seasoning made from chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, salt, and pepper along with chicken, red, yellow and green peppers, onions, avocado and cheese. My first impression is whoa this is spicy! All of the fajita … Continue reading Chicken Fajita
I made this delicious bacon, egg and cheese hash for dinner last night based on the recipe from http://www.cafedelites.com and it turned out really well! I am really starting to get the hang of just eyeing it as I cook and everything was cooked nicely. The potatoes were soft and a little bit crispy on the … Continue reading Bacon, Egg and Cheese Hash
So I have tried yogurt several times now and am actually starting to like it! I tried some of the Yoplait flavors a while ago back in the United States like the key lime pie and such and have recently been trying more of the Greek yogurts and figuring out which types would be best … Continue reading Yogurt