Caramel curry popcorn

I love popcorn. I especially love home-popped popcorn, and I extra-especially love this funny concoction I’ve made up: caramel curry popcorn. Here’s how I make it. Take 2-3 tablespoons of butter and put it in a microwaveable dish. I usually use a mug. Add one tablespoon of your favorite curry powder to the mug with…… Continue reading Caramel curry popcorn

Dinner wins: Mexican Pizza

‪Last night’s dinner was Mexican pizza, which is definitely neither Mexican nor pizza, but was very delicious and actually reheated quite well for lunch today! Spread one burrito-size flour tortilla with refried beans (as much as 2 cups) and sprinkle with a little shredded cheese (maybe a cup). Lay the loaded tortilla in a warmed…… Continue reading Dinner wins: Mexican Pizza

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Meal plan for Jan 25-31

One of the ways I ensure our family eats healthfully while managing my mid-week stress, is to plan out our meals every week. I try to incorporate leftovers from other meals, as you can see below. I also consider what kind of evening activities we might have scheduled, and if I know an evening will…… Continue reading Meal plan for Jan 25-31

Lizard Brain: "The body feels bad, why? A cookie will probably help."  Thinking Brain: "That bad feeling is menstrual cramps, not hunger. Take some ibuprofen. Cookies taste good at first but end up making us feel crappy and sad later." Lizard Brain: "Oh yeah, ibuprofen. Cool. But also probably a cookie." Thinking Brain: "How about… Continue reading Your typical late-December internal monologue 

Ugly bread

When you make all of your own bread, sometimes you get an ugly loaf. This time I must have added the wrong amount of liquid. Oh well, it’ll get us through a few days of PBJs. 

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How sharp

Baxter: “How sharp is that knife?” Me: “VERY sharp.” Baxter: “No, HOW sharp is it? Is it as sharp as 155 and 250 and 100… meters?” Me: “Sure, I guess so.” Baxter: “Wow.”   

All the colors of dinner

Shredded cheddar, salsa, Mexican (brown) rice, pickled red onions, green onions, sour cream, and pinto beans. SO GOOD, y’all.