Posts Tagged ‘avocado

Early Rise

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I have been up since 2 am. I fell asleep last night at 8:45 (!!), so by the time the twins woke up for their middle of the night feeds and cuddles I had already enjoyed a solid five hours of sleep. By 2:00, I was more rested than I’ve been in a year, so [...]


Avocado Tacos

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This is a ridiculously simple, fast and healthy lunch. I always have all the ingredients on-hand, and it is comforting to know that I’m always three minutes away from a truly delicious meal. Plus, I love tacos. In all forms. With any filling. And heating the tortilla in some butter or bacon grease adds an [...]


Grilled Corn and Green Onion Guacamole

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While we were at my parents’ house last weekend for a little staycation, I had a lot of fun making homemade meals using the season’s freshest fruits and vegetables.  Blueberry pancakes for breakfast and BBQ chicken with tomato salad, grilled corn and green beans for dinner.  I love summer! We had two ears of corn [...]


Day 10 as a Temporary Vegan

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Chris and I are on day 10 of the 28-day Healthy Eating Challenge Whole Foods Market asked me to try.  Using the lifestyle outlined in The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn, we are avoiding all animal products, dairy, eggs and oils for four weeks.  The first few days were really tough, but every day [...]


Fiesta con mi Familia de Cuatro

We love food. All kinds. Seriously, we’re not picky eaters, especially when it comes to trying new foods. Fortunately, Chicago offers us a wide variety of cuisines in many ethnic neighborhoods. We can enjoy Indian, Vietnamese, Israeli, and Polish food less than 10 minutes from our home. I have so much fun introducing Evie to [...]


A Quick Sunday Lunch

Sunday mornings are always quite busy for us. After dropping my husband off at work, Evelyn and I take care of a few errands and all the grocery shopping for the week. By the time we get home we are both ready for lunch and Evie is getting ready for her nap. But, just because [...]


One Tasty Lunch!

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I’ve come to the realization that salad (much like pasta) is good with just about any ingredients. Empty the fridge into a bowl of lettuce and you’re bound to get a good lunch. Here’s one I came up with yesterday that was down right delish: Two big bowls of romaine lettuce 1/2 avocado Few good [...]