Good morning from this cutie!
She’s so fun and awake in the mornings now. The tiny little smiles she gives us melt our hearts! I haven’t caught one on camera yet, but hopefully soon. 🙂
In food news, Matt and I have been using up some leftovers and freezer food the past few days. On Friday night Matt pulled some frozen catfish out of the freezer and served it blackened with some roasted sweet potatoes and asparagus on the side:
And over the weekend I had a couple variations of my leftover Quinoa Salad with Orange Vinaigrette, Arugula and Avocado. The first was the original recipe, but minus almonds since we are out now. (Zara says “meow/hi” to her adoring fans!)
The second had the addition of leftover roasted sweet potatoes and some simply seared salmon (just sprinkled with salt and pepper and cooked in a pan with hot oil for a couple minutes per side) we pulled out from the freezer. The salmon went really well with the salad!
Last on our freezer meat tour of the week, Matt threw together a variation of our old fave Saucy Tomato Artichoke Chicken using some freezer chicken and 90 second brown rice. This hit the spot – I always love anything with tomato sauce!
Our other yummy meal from the past few days was some Thai food! My friend Sokphal and her boyfriend James came by over the weekend to meet Riese, and they brought lunch from Sawatdee, our favorite Thai place, for all of us to enjoy. Yay!
Riese liked her. 🙂
Our friends Sarah and Jochem came by over the weekend to meet Riese, too – she’s been quite popular lately! It’s so fun introducing her to our friends – Sarah was quite the hit and Riese even took a long nap on her while we all hung out! Too cute!
Have a great day guys – see you back here tomorrow for an easy new portable breakfast recipe!