The Root of Happiness

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I always forget how much I appreciate a big salad for dinner. They tend to be a lunchtime staple for me, and so often the idea of coming home after a long day to a plate of lettuce leafs lacks a bit of satisfaction appeal. Plus, it’s winter. We are supposed to be craving starches […]

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Slight Fall Back

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I know, I know. This is the week of wellness. But you guys, we had our dearest pearest friends in from Florida, so there is the slightest chance this might have happened. Now, these aren’t just any fries. They are Oklahoma Joe’s fries. I can feel the forgiveness pouring in. I promise, saladville is tomorrow.

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2011 Likes Curry

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Well, it’s all over. The tree has been put away, we’ve said our goodbyes to family and friends, we’ve eaten our weight in turkey and green bean casserole. In short, it was great! *taking a deep breath, and maybe burping* Time to move forward! Time to ramp up the whole grains, the power foods, the […]

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Happy New Year, Y’all!

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Hi! Remember me? No? … Anyone? I’ll be back in full bloggerin’ force tomorrow night, but I just wanted to wish you a Happy New Year! We have best friends in town and are enjoying every second of it. For the last meal of the year, we ate a soup of mine that I’ve posted […]

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Rigatoni With Greens and Sausage

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We’ve officially entered the winter season. Goods news is the shortest day of the year is now behind us! I get so excited because as soon as January 1st hits, I have this mental shift and start putting pen to paper to map out the Weidner Garden. What can I say? I’m an enthusiastic planner. […]

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Mo-Rock-On Chicken. (I really am sorry.)

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I think it’s pretty obvious, but it’s comfort food week at the Weidner abode. Is this a bad thing? Ask my waistline. Is this a good thing? Ask my husband. Moroccan Chicken with Couscous: What it takes for 4: * 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs * 2 onions, thinly sliced * 3 carrots, diced * […]

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I Love Tacos. Too Much.

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I really, really love tacos. I could eat them at any time, in any form. My friends laugh at me because when it comes to grabbing a bite, I always say, “We could get a taco!” When it’s time to meal plan, don’t put it past me to have some sort of taco included in […]

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A Christmas Poem. No, I’m Serious.

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The sniffles continue, the aches come and go. I looked outside and behold, there’s snow! Our bowls are filled with spicy thai curry. We sit on the couch as the wine makes me slurry. Alright I can sense you shaking your head. Moving on. Karee Curry with Veggies and Tofu: What it takes for maybe […]

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Seafood Posole

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Around our house we’re a little sniffly, a little achy and frankly worn out from the week. You might want to stay a few feet away. No, not you orange juice. You can hang. So can you red wine. Enter healing soup of the night: Simple Seafood and Spinach Posole What it took for 2: […]

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Spicy Chicken Salad

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I’m pretty brain-dead right now. But I do have a few thoughts to throw out into the interwebs. 1) I got my teeth cleaned today and I feel like Giada De Laurentiis. 2) We may have ice on the way. AKA – I am never leaving my bedroom. 3) I have a cardboard cut. Did […]

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