Wednesday, June 27, 2012

apparently, i don't hate spinach after all.

we've been trying to cram as much iron as possible into my meals lately.

which means that all my efforts to give up red meat for those 5 months are kind of backfiring because now i'm supposed to eat it and i have absolutely no appetite for it, haha. but i'm trying!
my mom also revealed that she's been sneaking spinach into my salads at night, which i hadn't even noticed. i guess that means that i don't hate it as much as i thought i did. whoops...

i came across a really intriguing take on the classic grilled cheese sandwich the other day while browsing pinterest, so last night, when weston suggested that we make dinner for my family, i knew exactly what to make.

a quick stop at trader joe's and a half hour later, we were all sitting in the backyard, feasting on the delicious sandwiches and handfuls of fresh fruit. even little toby joined us outside with his own dinner! it was just one of those perfect summer evenings.

p.s. weston is the best cheese griller i've ever seen. let that go on the record somewhere amidst all the other things he's good at.

incase you're inclined to try it, we used this sandwich recipe :
(via tastespotting)

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  • 2 slices bread (we used sourdough)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of pesto
  • mozzarella
  • handful of fresh spinach
  • sliced avocado
  • crumbled goat cheese
  • olive oil 
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i told my mom that i could help her out by making dinner for the family once a week this summer and she was thrilled. i'm already thinking about what i'd like to make next week. maybe this will be the summer that i stop despising kitchen activities. we'll see.

1 comment:

  1. awh;)
    i actually adore toby,
    looks like you had a fantastic time!