New Flooring!

With going back to school the week after the floors were installed, I got a little behind on posting.  In a previous post I told you all about our floor dilemma. Once we found out we couldn't get the wood floors we wanted, we picked out a new carpet in 30 minutes - probably the... Continue Reading →


Zesty Summer Pasta Salad

Here is super simple pasta salad recipe for your Labor Day cookout! Ingredients 8 ounces whole wheat pasta 1 large onion, diced 3 large carrots, chopped 1 medium head of broccoli, trimmed and chopped 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cup Balsamic vinegar or sun-dried tomato dressing 2-3 ounces fresh parmesan cheese Directions Prepare pasta. While... Continue Reading →

Sweet Veggies

I realized it has been a while since I've posted some tasty treat recipes. With the CSA, my mind usually gravitates towards savory dishes unless there is something inherently sweet included (melon, berries). There are so many delicious dessert recipes that are made with vegetables that are really the best of both worlds - sweet... Continue Reading →

CSA Week # 11

This is my 3rd week of my psychiatry rotation in Milwaukee. I have learned SO much and am really happy with how things have gone so far. My biggest stress has been making sure all the produce gets prepared. Poor J is stuck all alone in Appleton washing, chopping, shredding, processing, baking, grilling, and cooking.... Continue Reading →

Eggplant Pizza

When I saw eggplant on the CSA list two weeks ago, my first reaction wasn't great. Not that the CSA shouldn't include such a healthy, seasonal item, but because I really dislike eggplant. Something with the texture just isn't for me. If tried masking it with herbs and sauce and cheese, but nothing works. So,... Continue Reading →

100 workout

Many people I talk to about running complain about how boring it is. Running on a treadmill is usually torture; especially with the clock staring you in the face. Running outside is better (in my opinion), but it still can get boring. Since my first half marathon, I stopped wearing headphones. Even when I trained... Continue Reading →

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