"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!


Red Lentil Barley Soup #Weekly Menu Plan


I find the transition from Winter to Spring difficult. The damp, windy weather this time of year is depressing. You want to lighten up your cooking, but it is still cold outside. I find vegetarian soups the best for warming you up, and at the same time lightening you up. 


3 Simple Ways to Loss Weight #Weekly Menu Plan

breakfast lunch dinner: simplelivingeating.com

It is post holiday season, and you are really starting to notice the extra pounds you gained. There is plenty of time before bathing suit weather to slowly and safely lose weight. 


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.


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.