I’m starting to accept that I’m the kind of person who likes to have a lot on their plate – at meal times and in life. I’m a furious planner. I make lists left and right, on old envelopes, in notebooks, in my phone. There’s always something new I want to do.
My typical day now starts at 6.15am. I wake up and do 30-40 minutes of exercise, shower and dress, have breakfast with Jase, then head off to a full day at work. When I get home, we’ll put together a quick but healthy dinner or have left overs (my favorite), go for a walk around the neighborhood, and watch TV or work on other projects. Lately we’ve been extra busy. A little update:
- We are in the process of expanding our business. Have I mentioned this? We own a juice bar, and are looking to expand to a second store. It’s very exciting and I am so proud of what Jase has achieved in the past 18 months.
- My parents were just here for three weeks, visiting from the U.S. I have a bunch of stories and recipes up my sleeve, but more importantly, it was just so, so, so good to hang out with them. We ate lots of cake.
So, with all of that going on, I’ve been grounding myself with simple, healthy, easy dinners lately. And that, my friends, is where my undying love for quick pastas comes in. [Read more…]