"The best times you are going to have in life are at the dinner table and in bed." Old Italian saying. So relax, and enjoy the simple things!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Norwegian Fish Cakes #Food of the World Party

Heritage Dish: Norwegian Fish Cake

I  had a little fish cake disaster. I was trying to simplify a Norwegian Fish Cake Recipe by mixing everything together at once in the food processor.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Slow Cooker Italian White Bean Chicken Soup #Weekly Menu Plan

Italian White Bean Chicken Soup: simplelivingeating.com

My son was so sick last week I needed to put a pot of chicken soup on for him. I had left over broccoli rabe and a half of a red pepper, so I added a can of white beans and made an Italian soup. 

Monday, January 25, 2016

Broccoli Rabe Pancetta and Gnocchi #Weekly Menu Plan

Broccoli Rabe Pancetta and Gnocchi: simplelivingeating.com

Gnocchi roughly translates from Italian to mean "knob in wood". Some types of Gnocchi are a bit knobby looking, especially homemade versions. 

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup #Food of the World

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup- simplelivingeating.com.

Beautiful, exotic, colorful and most of all complex. This how I would describe both Thailand and it's cuisine. Finding a Thai recipe for a simple living blog was a little bit of a challenge. 

Monday, January 4, 2016

Tofu Scallion Peas & Chili Peppers #Weekly Menu Plan

Tofu Scallion Peas & Chili Peppers- simplelivingeating.com

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” ― Michael PollanIn Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
This is the simplest, healthiest, easiest to follow eating motto out there. Start the New Year not with a fade diet, but with motivation toward eating better. The first step is eliminating processed foods. Just stop buying frozen meals and baked goods that contain ingredients that you can't pronounce.