Restaurant Shenanigans: BeauJo’s

Back in the winter, before the global pandemic spread, we had a very special visitor in town… Michelle’s mom Suze! We travelled out to Dillon to see the ice castles and then we stopped for dinner at BeauJo’s in Idaho Springs. What is BeauJo’s known for? Its Mountain pie or Colorado Style Pizza and a…

Meal Prep: Week 27 & 28

One of the hardest parts of meal prepping isn’t actually the meal prepping itself, its the figuring out the right foods for you that you will actually eat throughout the week. For me some weeks my meal prep game is right on, other weeks…. not so much. The past two weeks have been the not…

Restaurant Shenanigans: Poke City

Remember when it was super easy to go out and eat at a restaurant with friends. Now it’s a little more difficult. I’ve been waiting to post a restaurant review for a bit because it just made me sad to look at the happier times of life, but here is a place that you can…

Special Edition: Food Morality

Nothing irks me more these days than listening to people talk about their morality in relation to food. Not sure what I mean? How many times have your heard or said to yourself the following: “I’m being so good today, I had a salad for lunch.” “Oh no can do, no chocolate cake for me,…

Recipe: French Toast Waffles

Do you ever struggle to figure out if you want french toast or waffles for brunch? Well, why not have both? Here’s a simple recipe to elevate your brunch experience and never make you choose between french toast or waffles again. Ingredients: Bisquick or your other favorite pancake/waffle mix (and all the ingredients to make…

Meal Prep: Week 26 of 2020

Welp, we’ve made it halfway through the year. Can you believe it?? This year feels like it’s both moving quickly and yet not at all. Nevertheless here we are still moving and grooving and feeling a little more normal. I took a hiatus as my life went through some turbulence (i.e. a pandemic, a second…

Recipe: Loco Moco

Hey there, long time no post. With everything happening in the world it really didn’t feel right to write about food. And even now it’s not the perfect time, but it’s important to keep on going for my mental health. Before we jump into today’s recipe I do want to comment that right now more…

Recipe: Frugal Ramen Noodle Stir-fry

If I’ve learned anything during this pandemic food craziness is that growing up a little food insecure and rather poor has it’s perks… you know how to turn relatively cheap food items into some gourmet dishes. Now presenting: Frugal Ramen Noodle Stir-fry. This recipe makes one serving. You are welcome single people! Ingredients: 1 packet…

Restaurant Shenanigans: The Dolphin (Hawaii)

Hello out there! Honestly, Hawaii feels like it was a million years ago now, but I realized that I never did get the chance to talk about some amazing sushi Haris and I enjoyed on our trip! From Coronavirus to some big changes at my job things have been a whirlwind since we got back….

Meal Prep: Week 15 & 16 of 2020

Welcome back to another two weeks of quarantine life. Does anyone know what day of the week it actually is at this point? Are there any rules these days? Well no matter your political stances, your views on injecting yourself with disinfectant, or your desires to go to restaurants again… I know you’ve been munching…