Monday, August 31, 2009
Friday, August 21, 2009
Lunch with Grandmommy
Sunday, August 9, 2009
3 BEETS (RED AND YELLOW OR WHATEVER IS AVAILABLE)
2 TBLSP. RED WINE VINEGAR
1 TEASP. EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
1/2 TEASP. SALT
1/2 TEASP. PEPPER
6 CUPS ARUGULA
1/4 CUP KEFALOTYRI CHEESE (I COULD NOT FIND THIS GREEK CHEESE IN CENTRAL MARKET, YOU CAN SUB PARM. REGGIANO OR GOAT CHEESE - I USED GOAT CHEESE BECAUSE GRANT LOVES IT)
Preheat oven to 425 degrees
Leave root and 1-inch stem on beets; scrub with a brush. Place beets in a baking dish, bake at 425 for one hour and ten minutes or until tender. Cool; peel and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices.
Combine vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper, stirring with a whisk. Arrange beet slices in a single layer on a platter. Drizzle with half of vinegar mixture.
Combine remaining vinegar mixture and arugula in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Top beets with arugula mixture. Sprinke with cheese.
8 servings; 50 calories, 1.8g of fat
Drugs and Deli...sounds delish! Only in Mexico!
The four of us
Zach, Vicki, and Grant took a sailboat out, I happily took pics, and finished my book, the Glass Castle. Highly recommend that as well!
I can't believe that our little one is already 5 months old! So much has changed in the last month that I don't even know where to begin. She is really starting to reach out and grab for things, especially my hair or a cup that I am drinking from. She has a little playard that she lies on her back in and she will reach up to the hanging toys and hold on to them and try to get them in her mouth.
Along with the joys of watching Rowan grow and experience firsts, there are also going to be not so great moments like her first ear infection that we have been battling and some teeth that are in her not so distant future. I hate more than anything seeing my sweet little girl in pain and not her usual happy self.
My poor little love bug had major congestion and runny nose with fever for about 2 weeks while going through her ear infection. She can't breathe through her nose in this picture. Sad...
We have had so much fun with Rowan in the last month, I have been so lucky to be able to stay at home with her and see her smiley, happy face every bit of my day. She is growing up so fast, I just want to stop time and get a few more years of this adorable stage that she is in.