Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is in the air..ok, well today was 89 degrees so I guess today doesn’t count. But it did feel like fall this past weekend which inspired me to buy a butternut squash at the farmers market. I love butternut squash, especially when it’s made into a soup. Delicious! I have made many butternut squash … Continue reading

Tomato and Parmesan Toasted Baguette

Tomato and Parmesan Toasted Baguette

It’s that time of year…the time of year when I have an abundance of tomatoes from my garden. I LOVE tomatoes and this Tomato and Parmesan Toasted Baguette was the perfect way to use them up. It reminds me of my days in Barcelona eating Pan Con Tomate…so delicous. It uses 4 simple ingredients including … Continue reading

Case of the Mondays?

Case of the Mondays?

Back to work on a Monday! At least I started this Monday off with a pumpkin spice latte courtesy of my $5 for $10 living social deal that I bought! That’s what I call a good Monday! It is really starting to feel like fall and I love it. This weekend the weather was just … Continue reading

35 Game-Day Recipes

35 Game-Day Recipes

Go Pack Go! Ok..with a husband that grew up in Wisconsin how could you not get converted? The only problem is that living in Chicago (full of Bears fan) makes it hard to find a place to watch Packers game other than your living room or the one Packers bar in Chicago. Today they lost … Continue reading

Eggplant Dip {Baba Ghanoush}

Eggplant Dip {Baba Ghanoush}

Last week I had two beautiful, purple eggplants that I bought at the farmers market. I knew that I wanted to make Baba Ganoush (Eggplant Dip) for my son’s first birthday party. It’s delicious, healthy and easy to make. A definite crowd pleaser! Eggplant is used for many things, but one of my favorites is … Continue reading

15 Soups to Warm You Up

15 Soups to Warm You Up

Today is my 4 year wedding anniversary. It is strange because it feels like so long ago, yet also feels just like yesterday.  A lot has happened in 4 years…we have both changed jobs, gotten our masters, bought a house and had a baby…time flies when you are having fun!  Our wedding day was one … Continue reading

Roasted Figs with Blue Cheese and Honey

Roasted Figs with Blue Cheese and Honey

I was at my favorite local grocery store Marianos recently and they were handing out a sample of a roasted fig with gorgonzola cheese melted on it. I had not had a roasted fig before but gave it a reluctant try..delicious!  Warm and chewy and melted in my mouth. Marianos sells bushels of figs this … Continue reading

Pasta Goulash

Pasta Goulash

The 1st birthday party was a success! Will ate carrot cupcakes on his real birthday and then chocolate cake on Saturday at his party. Talk about sugar overload for that kid!! But you only turn 1 once, right? 🙂 We had such a great weekend with family and friends. It was supposed to rain in … Continue reading