Small Plate #2

Small plate #2 for #eastersunday. I boiled 1/2 sweet potatoes and 1/2 Yukon gold potatoes. Mashed them up in butternut squash soup. Topped with cheddar cheese, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. #cookingblogger #saintpaulminnesota #minnesota #bloggerlife #minnesotagirl #midwestbloggers #juliebird #foodblogger #food #freshmeals #simple #simplepleasures #easter #smallplates #cooking #recipes #midwest

Small Plate #1

Small dinner plate #1 for #eastersunday. Combine greens beans, cubed pears, salt and pepper in a frying pan with truffle olive oil for 10 – 15 minutes. Spread out a thin layer of mustard aioli and add the fried mixture. Top with fresh cracked pistachios. #saintpaulminnesota #minnesota #bloggerlife #minnesotagirl #midwestbloggers #juliebird #foodblogger #food #foodie #foodblogger…

Easter walk

I was finally feeling some relief from a bad stretch of sciatic nerve pain. Walking around outside in the sunshine on this beautiful #eastersunday , makes me feel #blessed. Happy Easter!

Saturday

I started my morning with yoga at Union Depot and it was absolutely delightful. After yoga we went to Saint Dinette, on 5th Street, for brunch. I loved my breakfast! I’d highly recommend going there. It’s in Lowertown, Saint Paul. Then played pool with a friend and finished my night with homemade tamales.

Winter Wonderland in St Paul, April 10, 2019

#nofilter needed, it’s a winter storm warning for Saint Paul, Minnesota. It’s going to be a winter wonderland for the next couple of days after we enjoyed above 60° weather the previous week. In the end it will make us #countourblessings for each day this summer.

Quick Spanish Rice

I have plenty of things to do tonight, most of it’s homework, but didn’t want to grab to-go food. I had about an hour to scramble something together. It ended up great, filling, and easy. Quick Spanish Rice 2 cups of jasmine rice 2 teaspoons of LOW FODMAP taco seasoning 1 can diced tomatoes with…

Leftover Roast Stew

When we cook a roast for just the two of us, we usually have a couple of days of leftovers. We recently purchased a Instant Pot and love it. On Sunday we made a roast and on Tuesday I created a quick leftover stew. My roast was a beef sirloin tip roast with a side…