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Creamy White Bean & Bacon Soup

Creamy White Bean & Bacon Soup

In Soup On February 19, 2013 4 Comments

Happy Monday! Oh wait, it’s Tuesday. I’ll just say that I’m thankful for the presidents that enabled me to have the day off of work yesterday. It was… Read More »

shrimp pad thai

Shrimp Pad Thai

In Asian, Seafood On February 15, 2013 2 Comments

I want to start today by asking if you had a lovely Valentine’s Day. Followed up by asking how much chocolate or treats you ate. I had none…. Read More »

Cuban Sandwiches

Cuban Sandwiches

In Pork, Sandwiches On February 13, 2013 1 Comment

I think I’m off of my game with holiday posts! I completely missed out on the opportunity to bring you something festive yesterday for Mardi Gras. Did you… Read More »

Triple Layer Carrot Cake

Triple Layer Carrot Cake

In Cake On February 12, 2013 7 Comments

I just want to start out by saying that just because this cake includes a vegetable does not mean that it’s healthy. This really should be called ‘kitchen… Read More »

egg rolls

Lighter Egg Rolls

In Asian, Pork, Seafood On February 11, 2013 1 Comment

Yes, it is seriously Monday already. Did you spend your weekend celebrating the Chinese New Year? I obviously didn’t celebrate but I did manage to whip up some… Read More »

Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

In Soup On February 8, 2013 11 Comments

Hooray for Friday! I feel like this week has gone on forever. Not to mention we had a ‘casual day’ at work yesterday due to the inclement Wisconsin… Read More »

Chocolate Mousse

Classic Chocolate Mousse

In Chocolate On February 7, 2013 5 Comments

I get a lot of magazines every month. And it’s like Christmas every time a new one shows up. It doesn’t matter what I have to get done,… Read More »

Lean Cuisine

Lean Cuisine: Culinary Collection

In Reviews On February 6, 2013 7 Comments

I’ve mentioned from the start of 2013 that I’m trying to live a healthier lifestyle including cooking and eating healthier. As part of this, I think it’s important… Read More »

Valentine's Day Dinner Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day Sandwich Cookies

In Cookies On February 5, 2013 9 Comments

Happy 200th post today! I can’t believe how much I’ve posted over the past year. My 1 year blogiversary is coming up on February 28th. I’m preparing a… Read More »

Meatloaf Cupcakes

Meatloaf & Mashed Potato Muffins

In Beef, Giveaways On February 4, 2013 78 Comments

Is it seriously Monday already? Those weekends seem to go by way too quickly. I thought that we were going to get through the entire winter in Wisconsin… Read More »

fruit

Recap and Preview

In Update On February 1, 2013 5 Comments

Wow, it has been a huge week on Food n’ Focus! I kicked off this week with the Stonyfield Blends and Blendtec giveaway which will be continuing through… Read More »

strawberry frozen yogurt

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

In Fruit, Treats On January 31, 2013 24 Comments

I bet you’re thinking to yourself, ‘What will she blend today?’ How about frozen yogurt? Yes, frozen yogurt. In a blender. You don’t even need the fancy ice… Read More »

pesto

Pistachio-Cilantro Pesto

In Sauce On January 30, 2013 21 Comments

I’m at it again with my Blendtec! I’ve made pesto before but never like this. A traditional pesto is more Italian than anything but today I’ve got a… Read More »

salsa

Restaurant-Style Salsa

In Sides, Southwest On January 29, 2013 26 Comments

So I bet you thought that I was stopping at the smoothie with my blender….not so. Blendtec claims to be able to blend many things. iPhones, skeletons, Justin… Read More »

Mango Smoothie

Stonyfield Blends & Blendtec

In Fruit, Giveaways, Healthy On January 28, 2013 138 Comments

Today is Monday and for many readers out there, your Monday is about to get more exciting.  I have got one of the most exciting giveaways YET on… Read More »

nachos

BBQ Pulled Pork Nachos

In Pork, Southwest On January 25, 2013 6 Comments

Hooray for Friday! I’ve been out traveling for my full-time job all week so today really feels like Tuesday to me. Thank goodness it is not!  I’m wrapping… Read More »