What We Ate 6/7/15 – 6/13/15

Hello! Have you missed us? We have been busy bees moving apartments and living with about 1094 boxes in all of our rooms. As you can imagine we haven’t had much time or room to keep up with PAC these last few weeks. However, we are back and coming up with some fun summer treats to share! But, as always, first we will share what we have been munching on the past few days.

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Monday & Tuesday: Brussels sprout salad, chicken, and roasted sweet potatoes and parsnips. This was a hog podge dinner that we just threw together with what we had in our fridge. We roasted the sweet potatoes and parsnips in a little bit of salt and pepper and some rosemary.

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Wednesday: Stir fry veggies summer rolls. We have been on a summer roll kick lately! I’m not sure if it is because we have been trying to use up a whole pack of rice paper rolls or if it is because they are so fresh and delightful when it is hot outside, probably a little bit of both. We stir-fried up some peppers, zucchini, corn, and asparagus in a dash of soy sauce and some teriyaki and then rolled them in the rice paper with avocado. Yummo!

Thursday: Cambridge, 1. Rose met me at work and we strolled into Cambridge to grab a slice (or two) of pizza before I had to head back to work.

Friday: More summer rolls!

Saturday: Beat Hotel . We went out to dinner with Rose’s parents at the Beat Hotel in Cambridge. It was really yummy and very filling, we both got their Earthly Delight Bowls, which feature a grain, a protein of choice, and some vegetables. We will definitely be going back as they have a long cocktail list (not to mention 36 types of wine on tap!?)

What We Ate 4/12/15 – 4/19/15

Hello everyone! I hope everyone had a nice and relaxing weekend. I am currently enjoy an acai bowl from home and about to go outside to cheer on the runners in the Boston Marathon. Hopefully the rain will hold off for them today! This week for food we had some special delights as it was someones birthday… Rose turned 23 on last Sunday! We got to enjoy a delicious brownie pie with a big pile of ice cream. Yum, I love birthdays! Here is what else we ate this week:

rice bowl

Sunday: Rice bowl and birthday cake! We had some rice with all sorts of veggies piled in and dressed with soy sauce and some sesame seeds. Simple and delicious! We also made this delicious brownie pie that we enjoyed with extra ice cream and wine; Happy birthday Rose!

Egg sandwich with asparagus

Monday: Egg sandwich with asparagus. This was a throw together whatever we had kind of night. I ended up with this delicious egg sandwich with spinach and a fresh tomato with some sautéed asparagus on the side. I love that asparagus is in season!

risotto with spring veggiesBen & Jerry's ice cream

Tuesday: Risotto with chicken and spring veggies. We sort of followed this recipe, but we already had cooked rice so we changed it up a bit and added our own things. It turned out okay, but probably would have been much better if we had cooked the rice according to the recipe. Oh well! Tuesday was also free cone day at Ben & Jerry’s so we might have had dessert before dinner.. It was positively delicious! We both got The Tonight Dough and yum yum yum it was amazing.

Meatball sandwich

Wednesday: Meatball Sandwich with Veggies. We were planning on doing a different recipe with these turkey meatballs that we picked up at Trader Joe’s but a sandwich sounded better so we whipped up these instead. We cooked the meatballs in some marina sauce and sautéed some zucchini, onion, corn, and carrots to add on top.

Cornbread salad

Thursday & Friday: Cornbread Panzanella Salad from Two Peas & Their Pod. This salad was delicious and just what I wanted. Extra cornbread on top, yes please! We would have had this delicious dish many more nights except our cornbread molded! We put it away when it must have still been a bit moist and as our apartment can get overly heated, it was just not a good combination.

Saturday: It was both my mom’s birthday as well as Rose’s dad’s… coincidence, who knows? Rose went out to dinner with her family to celebrate and I had some pizza on the couch while I caught up with my mom on the phone.

What We Ate 3/29/15 – 3/4/15

Hello! We are back with another what we ate this week. Last week things got a bit hectic for us and we sadly weren’t the greatest at documenting what we ate. But, we are back this week with some yummy recipes we tried and enjoyed. Enjoy!

Turkey burger and fries

Sunday: Broccoli Rabe Turkey Burgers from Skinnytaste. These were sooo good! I don’t know if it was because it was sunny out and the birds were chirping and it just felt like the perfect spring day to have some burgers and fries, but this meal was perfect. We paired the burgers with some homemade french fries that we will post later!

Monday: Leftover turkey burgers. Still good!

Fiesta bowl

Tuesday: Fiesta Bowl with Mexican Rice. Oh Trader Joe’s how I love you even more that now that I have this recipe (if that’s even possible). This bowl was filled with a delicious pile of beans, rice, corn, avocado, and some beef. Yum!!

Cauliflower

Wednesday: Crispy Orange Cauliflower from Fork and Beans. We modified this recipe a bit because we didn’t want to fry it in oil. Instead we skipped the flour mixture and just made the sauce and baked that with the cauliflower in the oven. It turned out really well!

Thursday: Leftover fiesta bowls

Acai bowl

Friday: This was a bit of an odd day as I had a stomach ache so not much sounded good. I ended up with an acai bowl and Rose had some leftover turkey burger with a salad and fixings. Sometimes our meals become quite random..

pasta with broccoli

Saturday:Trader Joe’s Girasoli Ricotta & Lemon Zest. I don’t think I mentioned yet how much I’m loving T.Joe’s lately.. This pasta was delicious. We steamed some broccoli, asparagus, zucchini, and peas then tossed it all together with some lemon oil and salt and pepper. It really hit the spot!