Author Archives: olivewineandfood

Quick and Easy Summer Pasta

As I was driving home from work yesterday, all I could think about was chewy, cheesy, carb loaded pasta. I needed it and I needed it now. (Don’t worry about the pasta I had for lunch, that caused me to … Continue reading

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Déjà vu

This year is starting out a little too much like last year. SICK. In bed drinking hot chocolate with lotsa marshmallows, which was preceded by a delicious and nutritious lunch. hummus, goat cheese, artichokes, black olives, and romaine on toasted … Continue reading

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Crazy assparagus

This recent 80 degree weather has me craving summery meals. Alexia chipotle sweet potato fries, portobellos marinated in the usual: olive oil, braggs liquid aminos, balsamic, liquid smoke and garlic. and crazy “assparagus”, as Ian calls it. Topped with evoo, … Continue reading

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What i’m loving

1. This tomato sauce (just a can of fire roasted tomatoes , 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon dried italian seasoning, 4 cloves garlic, a pinch of crushed red pepper, and pepper to taste and pureed in blender or … Continue reading

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fast 500 workout

100 burpees 60 squats 60 lunges 60 shoulder push ups 60 one legged squats, on each side 60 sit ups 100 jumping jacks and lots of stretching in between. After this I ran a mile. I have been so ADD … Continue reading

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Coconut banana bread

Rainy Saturday morning banana bread and cappuccino. Heavenly. Adapted from Gingerbread Bagels •1 cup whole wheat flour • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour • 1/2 tsp salt • 1 tsp baking soda • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil • 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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tortellini soup

Sunday night dinner in 5 minutes. Tortellini Soup: 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 chopped onion 1 can diced tomatoes 2 cups vegetable broth plus 2-3 cups water 1 package refrigerated tortellini (I used buitoni 3 cheese whole wheat) 10 oz … Continue reading

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eats

This year didn’t start off the greatest. It began with a lingering cold/flu, cough, snot factory that shot all my plans of starting the year off healthy. I think I lived on oatmeal and pancakes for the past 2 weeks. … Continue reading

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cookie butter oatmeal

the stuff mornings are made of: cocojo fresh from the Keurig! medium sized coffee + large mug sized hot chocolate=a perfectly filled mug of cocojo from my Keurig and oatmeal. I reeeeeally love oatmeal. Hot, milky, sweet oatmeal. My new … Continue reading

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sick day

Cold/flu season is in full force over here… my mom got it. ian got it. i got it. my brother has it. who’s next? hopefully not you. I REALLLLLY REALLY really didn’t want to take off work today, but it … Continue reading

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