Friday Mood: loving the rain

It’s Friday morning and my condo is pitch black. It’s a dreary and rainy day – but I love it. After the last heat spell – my condo was feeling muggy and had a weird smell to it. I spent the day yesterday cleaning the entire place from top to bottom. Washed the floors. Cleaned…

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…

Shrimp Fried Rice (rice cooker edition)

I was feeling a little inspired last night as I started to clean out my fridge for my weekly shopping trip. I decided to get out my new rice cooker and whipped up this dish. It was during this process that I realized my rice cooker is just too small for casseroles and Asian inspired…

Mostly Single – Summer projects & updates!

Good morning dear readers! And happy Saturday to you. I woke up at 6:45 am this morning on the dot which seems to be the new normal. I’m making it a goal to get out of bed and start my days early. I can always go for a nap later. I took out the garbage…

Crab and Mushroom Stir Fry

I was feeling lazy last night but wanted to keep on with my healthy eating plan. I didn’t have any potatoes so I substituted them for frozen hashbrowns. This dish turned out to be surprisingly delicious. I need to stock up on spices this week – so that’s what I’ll be doing this afternoon. Some…