skillet lasagna

Brett makes a killer skillet lasagna!  🙂  He made it just the other night using a recipe found here.  The end result is so delicious!

The skillet lasagna is made much the same way as a normal lasagna…but all of the cooking is done in a skillet.  It starts with plenty of fresh veggies.  They are cooked and pureed into a sauce.

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Noodles are layered in the pan with more veggies and cheese.

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At one point, Brett tried to actually flip the stacked lasagna….it didn’t work 😉

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Yum!  Have you tried a skillet lasagna before?  Any other variations on this noodle-y, cheese-y classic out there?

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Three ingredient Nutella brownies

One of my favorite blogs, A Cup of Jo is featuring Nutella recipes all month long.  Each recipe has looked even yummier than the one posted the week before…but when I saw their newest post, a four ingredient Nutella brownie, I knew that we needed to try it 🙂

You can find their original recipe for a four ingredient Nutella brownie here.  I am not a fan of nuts though….although I will admit I have been dabbling recently in cashews…so I removed nuts from the recipe, leaving us with a three ingredient list.  (1 cup Nutella, 2 eggs, and 1 cup flour).

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Preheat the oven to 350 F, prepare your muffin tin the way you like (I prefer to use paper muffin cups…makes clean up so easy!), mix together the Nutella and eggs, and finally add the flour.  Done!  Bake 8-12 minutes (although I always lean towards the 8 minutes rather than the 12).  They are sooo good!

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For the actual dinner that night, Brett made a fantastic skillet lasagna.  More on that later this week!  🙂  (Eep!  Teasers!)

Lacuna Loft – the big reveal!

After hinting about it for a number of weeks, I am finally ready to let you in on the details of my new endeavor!  Introducing…..Lacuna Loft!  Check it out here!

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Lacuna Loft is a magazine and e-commerce website geared towards young adults (20s/30s) dealing with cancer or long term illness (either as a patient or a caregiver) and their support network.  Young adults are at a time in our lives when we are facing new careers and families, competitive graduate programs, and our friends often have trouble relating.  The website is two fold:  there is a blog with articles on survivorship, personal stories, cancer life hacks, and much more AND an online shop with kits designed to quickly communicate the physical needs of the cancer patient with their social network.  Lacuna Loft is meant to help young adults adapt to their new, slower, day-to-day lives while also offering them the resources to easily communicate their needs with their support system.

Lacuna Loft provides a one-stop resource for the young adult patient or caregiver, and their loved ones.  Today is launch day!  🙂