There's just something about summer that makes me want to make cookout food...burgers, sausages, cold salads (that don't contain mayonnaise). Italian pasta salad is my favorite summery salad, full of fresh vegetables, two kinds of lactose-free cheese, and pepperoni, all immersed in delicious Italian dressing and seasoning. I don't have a recipe to link to… Continue reading Summer Is Pasta Salad Time!
One of the many things I haven't had much time for lately besides blogging and sleeping is cooking actual meals. Thank goodness there is exactly one restaurant that delivers to my house in the country, and that their food is amazing. Last night, however, we were in the mood for some seafood, which gave me… Continue reading Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits At Home – Lactose-Free!
It's been getting pretty warm here in NC and it's time to bust out the summer recipes. One thing I've always been curious about is why potato salad ALWAYS has mayonnaise in it. I think mayonnaise is one of the most disgusting things in the world, basically a crime against food, so I don't include… Continue reading German Potato Salad: No Mayonnaise!!
A couple days ago, my husband was going to the store and I suggested that he pick up stuff for yet another delicious weekend brunch. If he braves the crowds at the store, I'll cook it. He came home with something I'd never heard of before: French toast flavored sausage! Whatttttt?! So naturally, I was… Continue reading More Brunch Adventures: French Toast Flavored Sausage And Stanley Cup Playoffs
A month or so ago, one of the trusted staff at our favorite dog boarding place recommended that we change Miles' diet because he was overweight. She recommended cutting his ration of kibble in half and mixing it with...green beans? Yep, green beans. They're full of fiber and have almost no calories, so he can… Continue reading It’s Safe And Healthy To Give Your Dog These Veggies (And They’re Miles-approved!)
I've heard that it takes 21 days to get used to a new routine. Now, I'll be the first to openly admit that living a healthy lifestyle has always been far from a priority for me. Eating carbs and watching TV are a couple of my favorite things in life, and dieting and exercise are… Continue reading 21 Days: The Struggle To Acclimate To A Healthier (And Realistic) Lifestyle
I love weekends, but not for the same reasons I did when I was single. Back in those days, weekends meant partying at bars, hooking up, and generally risking getting myself in a lot of trouble. Now that I'm married and settled down into a responsible lifestyle, my favorite thing to do on weekends is… Continue reading Brunch With The Family: So Much Better Than Bars