It’s officially summer, so it’s time for barbecues and potlucks and having your hair constantly smell like charcoal (am I the only one who struggles with that?). In my case, my “grill” is an indoor George Foreman, but hey, that’ll do. Continue reading
So I live about 2 minutes away from a Dominos Pizza, and it’s a daily test of my strength. I have to walk by it on my way home from work, and on warm summer nights the entire street smells like delicious cheesy pizza. How horrible is that?
If I keep telling myself summer is coming soon, maybe this miserable “spring” weather will finally get its s#!+ together…right? In an effort to help summer speed up, I made a potluck-style pesto pasta salad this week to get myself in the summer mindset leading up to Memorial Day Weekend.
Okay, bear with me on this one. I love Southern Comfort food – like biscuits, fried chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits…basically anything with butter and carbs – but when you’re trying to keep it healthy, those dishes don’t really make the cut. Continue reading
Hello and welcome! I’m excited to have you here reading my inaugural blog post. You can make your way over to my About page for the full story behind Yuppie Kitchen, but here’s the premise in a nutshell: I want to share easy, fun, healthy, affordable recipes with you. I’ll keep you looped in on my meal plans, grocery lists, recipe inspiration, etc to help you get into homemade dinners.
To kick things off, I’m starting with one of my favorite go-to weeknight meals – although shakshuka is more of a breakfast dish, I have a lot more time in the evenings (compared to me running out the door every work morning.) My boyfriend’s grandparents live in Israel, and Yaniv and his dad taught me how to make their shakshuka recipe. Continue reading