Ever read the side of your hot chocolate packet? …I have. It tastes so good, yet reads like a nightmare! Well, never fear – the solution is here! Several years ago, I studied abroad in Argentina. One of the many delights I received from this experience was the knowledge of the “submarino” – translated to “submarine.” It is Argentina’s hot chocolate – even more fun than what I grew up drinking here in the states!
Archives for December 2013
The holiday season is full of so many parties and festivities to attend. I love seeing so much of my friends and family, but it can be difficult at times to feel like I am making good choices in terms of my health with such a spread of different appetizers and snacks at each event. This spinach artichoke dip is a choice that will give you confidence.
Since John and I started dating in college, every December, I try to make the Christmas season even more magical than the last. A couple years ago, I bought a wooden advent calendar in the form of a penguin – we named him Albert. That Christmas, I hid a piece of paper with a hint on it behind each advent door and John got to retrieve this hint and a special little Christmas treat (once he figured out the clue) each day. I know he enjoyed it, but for me, that is the best Christmas we have had in quite some time. It was so much fun to do for someone else and I loved to watch him try to figure out my clues and then enjoy his treat. Some treats were little presents hidden around the house, others came in the form of food, but he loved them all.Continue Reading