Broccoli and Cheese Risotto

When I was a little girl my mom used to make our family a simple chicken and rice dish with canned soup and cheese.  All the ingredients would go into a pan in the oven and cook up like a casserole.  My mom isn’t much of a cook, but this dish was always a winner. Inspired by this comfort food from my childhood, I created a broccoli and cheese risotto.  Chicken is great with this risotto, but so is a perfectly poached egg.  It’s a very simple... Read More

The Pink Rose

Since I’ve been talking so much about my quest to get healthy, I thought I would share my workout schedule from this week: Monday: 3 mile run + weight training Tuesday: AM:30-40 minutes on elliptical (I don’t remember most of it because it was too early in the morning). PM: Boot camp style yoga class Wednesday: 3 mileish run after work Thursday: AM: 30 minutes of ellipitcal Friday: Off Saturday: 7 mile run planned in the morning! Even... Read More