Easymodern morning smoothie

I'm always looking for ways to make the morning smoother and calmer for everyone — especially when it comes to breakfast. I bought a NutriBullet a couple years back and started experimenting with smoothies for breakfast. After much trial and much error (error like my kids think I'm trying to poison them), I finally found…

Last weekend: spaceships, chili and the super bowl

I haven't had a lot of opportunities to cook chili since moving to California. This past Sunday was super bowl Sunday though, and I  wanted to cook something hearty to go with the big game. We are not sports watchers per se we are the fairest of  fair weather fans. When our city, whatever city…

Frig. Friday: A food waste update… a little late

I am pleased to say  that the refrigerator is in much better shape than last Friday. Much more 'white space' and less waste. How much less 1 lbs.  less, I would say that is progress. This week I am focusing on making dishes that include only the ingredients currently in our refrigerator. Yes, I am…

What’s for Dinner? Pesto Chicken.

This is my favorite dinner. Not only because it's tasty, but because it's so incredibly easy. With just seven ingredients, five minutes of active time, 30 minutes of cook time and one pan, it's my go-to when I need to get dinner on the table fast. And since the active time is only five minutes. I…