Archives for the month of: September, 2012

When I was about 13 years old, I complained to my horse riding instructor that I was tired. She explained to me that I was not tired, just uninspired. She asked me if someone were to give me two tickets to Paris, would I have enough energy to pack my bags and get on the plane? At the time I thought she was nuts. If you’re tired, you’re tired. And trust me, I have been down to the bones, falling asleep where I stand tired. But this day….this day, she may have been proven right.

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Hello again! It’s time to roll up our sleeves and get to work on another dinner that will satisfy our love for cooking, creativity, and our family!

I guess I’ve had a craving for Latin-inspired food lately. So what follows is my newly-perfected rice and beans recipe, topped with a fresh pico de gallo. The recipe is potentially vegan-friendly (depending on what you top it with), and remains vegetarian friendly. I am not a vegan, but my sister is, and I always think of her when creating new recipes. I am also not vegetarian, but I do eat a lot of food that is vegetarian friendly, for the simple fact that meat is expensive. I also try to eat healthy and choose foods that are good for me (my enchiladas recipe I think falls kind of short of that!).

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