Weighing In #14!

Hi everyone! I cannot believe how long it’s been since my last post! We have been so busy with trying to cram as much fun into every second of the day before school started this week.. that I have, unforch, neglected wordpress. Sorry!!  I have been taking every advantage of time, even working from home…

Weighing In! #13 and OVERJOYED!!

Lucky Thirteen! (Italians believe 13 is a lucky number.) I am just going to say it: I AM SO FRAQN HAPPY!  I weighed in this AM and guess what everyone? I LOST ANOTHER LB!  SAY WHAT!?!?  I know it seems like nothing, but every pound counts!   And with this loss…I am so ecstatic to say…

Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Ricotta Stuffed Shells FILLING INGREDIENTS: 32 oz container of part skim Ricotta Cheese 3/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano Cheese (1/2 for the ricotta filling, and the rest to sprinkle on top) 1 tbsp dried parsley flakes 5 oz Skim Shredded Mozzarella 1/4 tspn grated nutmeg salt and pepper to taste 3 oz fresh Mozzarella (for…

My latest obsession.. Mayim Bialik

In the list of my many obsessions, this is a newer one.   I am addicted to Mayim Bialik, well, her blog on kveller.com.  It’s a Jewish parenting website. No, am not Jewish. I know. Who doesn’t remember watching Blossom as a kid? It was one of my favorite shows growing up in the 90’s!  Blossom, the lead, was a floppy…

Spinach and Portobello Mushroom Calzone

Spinach and Portobello Mushroom Calzone Pizza dough, stretched (for this recipe I used restaurant bought) 3 large garlic cloves, minced 2 portobello mushrooms, washed and sliced 10 ounces fresh spinach, rinsed, stems removed and chopped Salt and pepper to taste 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese 2 tbsp extra virgin…

Fresh Salsa

Fresh Tomato and Ancho Chile Salsa 2lbs vine ripe tomatoes 1 medium jalapeno pepper, stem removed and seeded 3 cloves garlic 1/2 tspn dried, ground cumin 1 handful of fresh cilantro 1 dried Ancho Chile, follow instructions below 1 small onion, cut into quarters 1 lime, juiced Salt and Pepper to taste Turn your food…

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage 1.5 lbs broccoli rabe, trimmed, then chopped and boiled to remove bitterness 3/4 lbs (4 links) Sweet Italian sausage, removed from casing 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese 1 lbs cooked orecchiette pasta 1/4 cup room temperature water 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil…

Weighing In! #12

Hey Everyone! Thought to post an update on what has been going on in my life since my last post. It has been a while, but I have been without an opportunity to sit here to write! In the weight loss department. I have been feeling amazing. Which is all I can ask fir really….