Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/20/2016 #food #fusion #latin #thai

Last Friday due to a burn ban we had to make a swap in our menu plan. After all the rain we have had we finally could fire up the grill. I was really looking forward to it and we certainly weren’t disappointed.

We were finally able to make the Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/20/2016 #food #fusion #latin #thai”


Can you eat your way to happiness?

The article “How Food Affects Mood and Mood Affects Food” by Kate Flinders, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, as published on Livescience, doesn’t go quite that far. But it does show that the foods we eat today may affect our mood days later.

For instance the article states the “Enjoying a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, wholegrain cereals, legumes, low-fat dairy, lean meat and oily fish … is associated with Continue reading “Can you eat your way to happiness?”

J’s Chicken Scampi


This looks like a really tasty meal. After reading the heartwarming story and looking over the recipe I’m inspired to give it a go. After all, I love shrimp scampi so I already know I’ll like the combination. My family, however, is somewhat less excited about seafood in general. So this should be a great compromise.

Anyway here is a teaser for the story and an ingredients list:

I didn’t really have a bachelorette party – Husband’s father, brother, and uncle wanted to take him out for a night of go-karting and eating hot wings. So that I’d have some…

J’s Chicken Scampi

3-4 chicken breasts cut in about 1 inch pieces

1 clove garlic

1 cup olive oil

½ cup white wine

parsley (a dried tablespoon or so)

salt and pepper

Read the rest from the source: 33. J’s Chicken Scampi