Cooking · Dinner

Butternut Squash and Red Lentil Soup

So…. this polar vortex is heading right towards me (and everyone else on the Northeast seaboard) and if you have not already been affected by this cold – chances are you are already right in the thick of it. Today was my first day back to work, and after a productive day back I had…… Continue reading Butternut Squash and Red Lentil Soup

Cooking · Dinner

A Great New Soup Recipe

If you make one soup this fall, it should probably be this one. The recipe appeared on my Facebook feed Saturday morning and I immediately said out loud, “Oh I have to make this tonight!” I love curry, and I love cumin – and these flavors were big players in this soup. It was beautiful,…… Continue reading A Great New Soup Recipe


A New Twist on Lasagna

…or a roll for that matter. So, recently i have found myself with a little bit of extra time on my hands. I have also found myself on a very serious budget. I know it sounds weird, but from time to time I have put myself on a serious budget to see how little money…… Continue reading A New Twist on Lasagna


Snow Storm

What are some of the things you like to eat during a snow storm?? I think yesterday afternoon and last night we experienced our last snow storm of 2012. It was a beautiful one, too! Before the snow storm hit, I was able to get to the gym for a 40 minute work out and…… Continue reading Snow Storm

Cooking · Dinner · Lunch

Some days…

… you just come home feeling defeated. Today was one of those days for me. It was only Tuesday and I felt like I had worked a whole week, and I felt like a miserable failure when it come to a work and personal life balance. I could have worked for a couple of more…… Continue reading Some days…


Butternut Squash Soup Part 2

I let the soup cook on low for 45 minutes… While the soup was cooking I cleaned up the first part of my soup preparation. Once everything was washed and dried, I set up my mom’s food processor. (I was not about to get mine out of the attic even though I am partial to…… Continue reading Butternut Squash Soup Part 2


Butternut Squash Soup Part 1

When you make a soup like this it sort of takes a while. A lot of the time you feel like you are waiting around. So I figured what better way to wait around than write a Part 1 post. First, I cut my squash into two pieces – I took out the seeds. I…… Continue reading Butternut Squash Soup Part 1


Snowed in… almost

Happy Hump Day everyone. I don’t know about you, but I had a great day planned and the snow is sort of wrecking it for me. I stayed up way too late last night reading this book on my nook. Even though I went to sleep late, I went to sleep without a problem and…… Continue reading Snowed in… almost