Author Archives: faithbenitez

About faithbenitez

novice cook, expert food lover and day dreamer extraordinaire

Bangers & Mash

So. I’ve been following a Paleo-ish diet the past four and a half weeks. I allow wine (duh) and I just can’t give up chocolate. I can’t. Don’t even try to convince me otherwise. I’ll fight you ’til the day … Continue reading

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I’m back, bitches. OK, I might not be.

I’m back, bitches. OK, I might not be. But I like saying “I’m back.” Especially with the added emphasis employing the word “bitches.” But all that aside, I hope I’m back for the long haul. I’m not holding my breath. … Continue reading

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feta quesadilla and guacamole

this evening was the first time that husband and i actually sat down to a home cooked meal together in a long time. at the table, no less. between the two of us and work and everything else, it has … Continue reading

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penne pasta; an “office picnic” meal

today i had the real pleasure of cooking an office picnic lunch for my bubba. bubba and i have known one another now for over fourteen years. she and i both played clarinet in the high school band, somehow always had the same classes, got … Continue reading

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southwestern turkey burgers

i have a confession. i didn’t go on a run today… i could not bring myself to get out of bed. so, no 4.5miles for me. there is always tomorrow, right? i was, however, able to cook and now blog, so yay me! … Continue reading

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a day late? right on time? or a bleak apology for my “sins?”

when i wrote last night’s post i had some how forgotten that husband and i had made dinner plans with my grandparents… tex-mex, no less. so no skinny meal there. but that is ok. tomorrow brings another day of skinny … Continue reading

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i’m baaack!

and finally… an update.the past three months have kept me busy, to say the least. i have taken on a new job and, unfortunately, cooking and then taking the time to write about the cooking had to take back burner. … Continue reading

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