January 26, 2017

Cheesy Vegetable Pasta Bake

We've entered the 'picky toddler phase'. I used to take pride knowing that Sebastian would eat anything I put in front of him. I made a concerted effort to provide him with a wide range of foods - colors, textures, and flavors - from a young age. I thought that his love for all foods would continue throughout his toddler years and into young adulthood, but now I am skeptical. I've been reading up on picky eating, and from what I can gather, it's just a phase - which is slightly reassuring. It's mostly the textures that are throwing him off. Mixed consistencies and fibrous vegetables are very much in the - no thank-you - category right now. And he will absolutely under no circumstance eat a vegetable. Any vegetable.
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January 19, 2017

Mushroom, Potato, and Barley Soup


Two very exciting things are happening right now. First - we are going to Hawaii in two weeks, and second - we are buying a new car!
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January 12, 2017

Butter Onion Tomato Soup with Pasta and Parmesan

The past 4 weeks have been hectic and wonderful, exciting and exhausting. We've been entertaining and traveling, dealing with a sick toddler, and renovating our basement. My inlaws left on Wednesday. The house is weirdly quite and a thick layer of dust has now settled on all of the furniture.
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