Lunch Sack Snacks…And Banana Bread

lunch-sackI have to carry lunch to work several days a week right now…so let’s just say I’m getting really creative at packing lunches. Although these recipes have made it on the blog before, I figured since I still use them as my go-to recipes, they were worth sharing a second time: Continue reading

Thai Red Curry with Vegetables

This is my happy place…
Plus, I like pretty food. 🙂 red thai curry

Indian and Thai recipes are my “comfort” food. And the great thing about this meal is that I pre-cut all of the veggies when I went to the grocery store last week and put them in the freezer.

So even though tonight I felt too tired to cook after a long week, this was a fairly simple meal, because I just had to pull half of the ingredients out of the freezer. Even the kale was chopped and frozen in little baggies (one HUGE head of kale has lasted several meals!). I wasn’t sure what I would think about the kale, but in this recipe, I like it. 🙂 red thai curry 2

Click here for the link. Serve over rice (and maybe a splash of srirachi chili sauce)…Enjoy!

Zebra Cake (a.k.a. Wacky Cake)

wacky cake 1Recently, a friend of mine had a birthday…so I made her this cake. 

What’s so special about this cake? you may ask. Well, this recipe for chocolate cake goes all the way back to the Great Depression. I usually call it the Great Depression cake, but as a blog post title, that’s not exactly enthralling. This cake is also called Crazy Cake or Wacky Cake–and today I decided to call it Zebra Cake.  Continue reading