Plated – Summer quinoa bowl with burrata, candied almonds and arugula

This is my second and final Plated meal. All I have to say is burrata is the BOMB! It’s like mozzarella’s cool cousin who is way cooler that mozzarella. I’m definitely going to start incorporating it into my cooking. Of the two Plated meals I tried, this is most similar to something I would choose… Continue reading Plated – Summer quinoa bowl with burrata, candied almonds and arugula

Bouldering at Mt. Evans

On Saturday, I went bouldering at Mt. Evans with my husband Pat and my friend Nick. Mt. Evans is a 14er here in Colorado that offers alpine climbing with incredible views. It’s about an hour and fifteen minutes from Boulder to the Echo Lake trail head and the hike to Area A, the first bouldering… Continue reading Bouldering at Mt. Evans

Plated – Salmon burgers with chive aioli and mâche

My best friend Lauren gifted me some free meals through the meal delivery service, Plated. I’ve never tried a meal delivery service, so this was fun to try. Lauren’s gift to me was a value of $75 and I could choose between two, three or four servings from one to five meals a week. The… Continue reading Plated – Salmon burgers with chive aioli and mâche

Pumpkin and split peas with camphor basil (Lau Dal)

This spring, my lovely Mother bought me an excellent cook book, Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking by Julie Sahni. I’ve been wanting to learn how to cook Indian food for a while, but needed a book that explained the ingredients, techniques and cookware. This book is all of those things! I’ve been cooking my way… Continue reading Pumpkin and split peas with camphor basil (Lau Dal)