lunches

Buckling down!

May 4, 2011

Oh boy did I eat this past week!  We were first in Florida to visit Mr. Spice’s parents, then we were in Kansas for a friend’s wedding and to see my parents.  Lots and lots of good eats were had, and I know the scale is showing it! After chowing down on lots of home-cooked […]

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A Season of Convenience

March 15, 2011

That sounds like a romance novel title, doesn’t it? 🙂 As you know, it’s tax time and that’s when I do my usual disappearing act.  I also rely more on convenience foods because it’s just one less thing to have to think about.   I make no apologies for it, this is what works for Mr. […]

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New Year’s Day Lunch 2011

January 12, 2011

See, I told you I would start catching up on my posts! New Year’s Day 2011 marked our 4th annual New Year’s Day potluck lunch.  I have so much fun doing these, it’s a great way to start off the year with friends and food. We had a little less than 20 people show up, […]

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Mirage Persian Cuisine – Take 2!

January 11, 2011

I am ridiculously behind on my blog posts, but the goal is to catch up as much as possible this week! When my parents came to visit us over Christmas weekend, we were very lucky to be able to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their engagement! Their 35th wedding anniversary was later that week and […]

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A Taste of China: Shanghai Eats

December 1, 2010

So you’ve seen the Shanghai sights, now it’s time to see the eats! I’ll start off with an example of the type of meal we were served on Air China during our trip.  We were either served lunch/dinner type foods or breakfast.  This is one of the dinner options: Look, it’s like a bento!!  Steamed […]

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Fiesta for One – On My Way To FoodBuzz Festival!

November 6, 2010

Well, yesterday was quite the adventure! After weeks of excitement, it was finally time to leave for San Francisco for the FoodBuzz Blogger Festival. Since it had been a last minute decision to go and because all my vacation time is being used up for our big trip later this month (more on that later), […]

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Lunch on fire!

November 2, 2010

Now you know I like my food spicy.  What this does NOT mean is that I like to blitz my tastebuds.  No no.  I like a little heat and zing, but I don’t like to be crying through my meal. This lunch certainly did the trick. I made a sandwich with Boar’s Head new Jerk […]

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Lunch date at EVOS

October 27, 2010

What do you do when lunch plans with a friend fall through? Guilt trip your husband into meeting you instead? Really? That’s exactly what I do too! I was supposed to meet my friend at EVOS, which serves “healthy” fast food, meaning nothing is fried and the ingredients are supposed to be more wholesome.  We […]

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Bulking Up

October 25, 2010

My lunch, that is. I go through phases where I buy frozen meals for lunch at work. I am currently in the middle of one of them.  I learned a long long time ago, that unless I add extra veggies to those meals, they won’t last me long.  I’ve also learned to not eat out […]

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Pimp my lunch

August 20, 2010

Lunch is so much more satisfying when it’s visually appealing. You eat first with your eyes, as they say. I go through periods where I find myself relying on frozen meals more than I’d like. One of the problems I have with them is that they just look so pitifully skimpy once you’ve heated up […]

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