Grilled Veggie Panini with Basil and Provolone

On the heels of my Pineapple Dole Whip Float post from last week, I decided to try my hand at another Disney spin-off.   This time, with a slightly healthier meal.  I had this Veggie Panini on our very first day in Disney World and it was amazing!  Being slightly health conscious, I am used…

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Couscous Stuffed Mushrooms


How was everyone’s weekend? Mine was wonderful! Especially, because the weather here in DC was unbelievable good! Everyday was in the mid-seventies with clear, sunny skies so Stephen and I went out Friday night for frozen custard (I got vanilla concrete with raspberries mixed-in) and sat outside on a park bench and soaked it all in.  With this…

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Mixed Berry Pie


Now that Fall is about to begin, I have been craving lots of comfort foods.  Things like hearty soups, creamy pastas, and pumpkin pie.  As it is a tad too soon to be starting on the “pumpkin in ALL the things!” craze, I decided to try my hand at a simple mixed berry pie. For…

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Indulgent French Toast

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Today’s post is all about breakfast, French toast to be exact, and this one’s a keeper.  It’s made just the way you’ve probably always made French toast, except for a few changes that make THIS recipe extra special.  To start off, I used a fresh loaf of French bread with a really good crust.  The…

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Pineapple Dole Whip Float


This past weekend, Stephen (my husband) and I went to Disney World for a 4 day vacation with our friends.  We had SO much fun! Between the rides, the company, and the food it was hard not to be a little sad coming home to DC.  So to hang onto our little weekend vaca, I…

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Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Blackened Figs


Oatmeal (especially the steel-cut variety) has always been one of my favorite breakfast staples.  Something about its hearty, chewy texture and warmth makes me feel like snuggling up with a book all day.  With that image in mind, summertime and oatmeal don’t always seem mix, but when I saw these figs at the market I knew…

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