Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fudge Popsicles

Summer is in full swing around here.  We have spent every afternoon this week playing in the water.  Although an air-conditioned house is very appealing to me in my pregnant state, I can’t keep my son inside for the life of me.  Everyday following nap time, he requests a rocket popsicle and the sprinklers […]

Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad

This post is titled brown rice and  black bean salad because that’s what I made last night, but you can use any whole grain that you have on hand.  I’ve used quinoa, barley, and spelt in place of rice and all are fabulous.  We all know that whole grains are essential to a healthy […]

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

It’s official.  Today is the first day of summer.  Mother Nature definitely got the memo too.  It’s a sweltering 101 degrees in Sacramento today.  Seven months pregnant, shuttling two rambunctious boys between gymnastics and the park this morning, I was reminded how brutal this summer was going to be.  By the time we got home, they […]

Rocket Pops

I don’t think anyone would argue that summertime as a kid was one of the best times of your life.  Hot days at the beach, warm nights playing outside, not a worry in the world.  I have very fond memories of my summers as a kid, and now as a mom I get the […]

Breakfast Burritos

I am a very lucky woman.  My husband works extremely hard so that I am able to stay home with our son.  He has to get up at 4:45 in the morning and isn’t home until after 6:00.  Not only does he work hard and long hours, but he has to commute on top of […]