Tex Mex Bowl

Tex-Mex Rice Bowl

In Beef, Southwest On March 28, 2012 0 Comments

First of all, I’d like to give a shout out to my frequent readers. Thanks for being so loyal and helping me get the blog off of the… Read More »


The Sweet Life

In Travel On March 27, 2012 0 Comments

There’s something about photos of food that I’ve always loved. I like capturing artistic pastries and the beautiful colors on the plate. I’m realizing now that taking photos… Read More »


Pizza Dough

In Italian, Pizza On March 26, 2012 1 Comment

Ok, so I know I’m supposed to be trying to eat healthy and lose weight but there’s just something about the weekends that get me every time. The… Read More »

Arugula Salad

Chicken and Prosciutto Salad

In Poultry, Salad On March 23, 2012 0 Comments

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I’m trying to eat light and healthy for the next couple of weeks. The latest Cooking Light magazine showed up in… Read More »

Antipasti Misti

Food in the Windy City

In Travel On March 22, 2012 0 Comments

My travels haven’t taken me far as of late, however, this past weekend I was presented with the opportunity to visit Chicago. While New York currently has my… Read More »

Herb-Crusted Chicken and Parsley Orzo

Herb-Crusted Chicken and Parsley Orzo

In Healthy, Poultry On March 20, 2012 0 Comments

So I’m trying to get back to lighter healthy meals that don’t include 100s of ingredients or lengthy processes to create. The next couple of weeks will be… Read More »

Chipotle Barbecue Burgers with Slaw

Chipotle Barbecue Burgers with Slaw

In Beef, Burgers, Grilling, Sandwiches On March 19, 2012 0 Comments

Is it really grilling season? This unseasonable weather we have been having has been wonderful! Who would have thought that we’d be rolling out the grills and shorts… Read More »


Kung Pao Chicken

In Asian, Healthy, Poultry On March 15, 2012 2 Comments

While things continue to be crazy, I’ve been trying to find meals that are quickly put together and still are healthy. This Kung Pao Chicken dish from Cooking… Read More »


A Not-So-Shepherd’s Pie

In Beef, Healthy, Southwest On March 13, 2012 0 Comments

So life has been a bit hectic lately and I’m sure that will continue throughout this month. Unfortunately last week I didn’t have much time to plan out… Read More »

Southwestern Steak & Pinto Beans

In Beef, Healthy, Southwest On March 8, 2012 2 Comments

There are a few nights during the week where I get home late and don’t have a lot of time to make dinner. Seriously, between work and the… Read More »

Grilled Chicken & Tapenade Sandwiches

In Healthy, Mediterranean, Poultry, Sandwiches On March 6, 2012 0 Comments

Again, Cooking Light has supplied me with this delicious recipe for Grilled Chicken and Tapenade Sandwiches. While fresh herbs make for the best flavor, substituting for dried herbs… Read More »

Lazy Sunday: Blueberry Muffin Edition

In Bakery, Fruit On March 4, 2012 2 Comments

After constantly nagging asking nicely for months, I was finally surprised at Christmas with my very own KitchenAid. And just in time, might I add, since someone recently… Read More »

Grandma’s Meatballs

In Beef, Italian On March 2, 2012 3 Comments

One of my favorite recipes taken from my grandma’s cookbook is that of her meatballs. I remember as a kid going to her house every Sunday for lunch… Read More »

Chipotle Sloppy Joe

In Beef, Healthy, Sandwiches On March 1, 2012 1 Comment

One of my weekly go-to recipes is the Chipotle Sloppy Joe one that I found on Cooking Light.  I really love a good sloppy joe on a cheap… Read More »

Lighter Tastes Like Lasagna Soup

In Healthy, Italian, Soup On February 28, 2012 11 Comments

I’d like to take a second to introduce my new blog! Food n’ Focus was created as an outlet for me to share me love of cooking and… Read More »