Friday Food Thoughts

I haven’t posted much this week – I am thinking of cutting back to two or three times a week and mostly will be sharing fitness progress posts and recipes as I work in the kitchen. Christmas is coming up fast and I’m already getting into the spirit of the season. I’m going to finally…

Chicken & Asparagus Pot Pie

I had a bunch of asparagus that I needed to use up before it went bad. Asparagus is a rare treat that I indulge in when I’m feeling sick or missing my mum. She made the best cream of asparagus soup. I decided to do some batch cooking tonight and made this delicious version of…

Comfort Food: Creamy Tomato and Noodle Soup

I made this tonight (it’s still Monday) and it was absolutely delicious. It filled one of my larger pots and is now sitting in a Rubbermaid container. One bowl was quite filling – there’s probably enough for another four meals. I love tomato soup. It’s always been a favorite. Maybe because my mom used to…

Comfort Food: My favorite banana coffee bread

This might be the best banana bread I have ever made. I actually measured things this time around and watched the oven carefully. I just polished off TWO servings, so. I can attest – this loaf will turn out moist, sweet and delicious. Dry Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 1 cup of…

Chicken and lentils (skillet)

I wasn’t sure what to call this one. It could be a salad if you put it in the fridge. But I cooked it up on the stove top and it was fast and delicious. I had used up half the can of lentils with my chili on the weekend – so I needed to…

Banana and strawberry breakfast loaf

When I got my groceries delivered last week, the store had given a package of 1 kg of fresh strawberries. This is more than one person should ever need in a given week. I washed and cut them into slices right away and froze about 1/4 of the package. I love strawberries – but not…