I would like to generalize and say that most babies have some sort of a daily schedule. They generally eat, sleep, hang out at approximately the same time every day. My baby does not. Yesterday she slept for a total of 20 minutes. Today she took a five-hour nap. When I lay her down, I have no clue whether or not she'll actually stay asleep or not.
With that being said, there are a few days a week when I find myself on the couch with her around noon. Praying she'll go down for a nap. During that time lot, Rachel Ray and The Chew are on TV. I flip back and forth between the two. The other day, Rachel Ray was cooking this during the last 15 minutes that I happened to catch. It looked and sounded yummy, and since I had most of the ingredients, I decided to give it a whirl. It was really good.
I didn't have spring onions, so I subbed asparagus. I didn't have orzo for the pilaf, but I had some tiny flower-shaped pasta, so I used that instead. I also didn't have any artichoke hearts, so I just left them out. Other than that, I pretty much followed the recipe. You can find the whole meal, including a video, if that's what motivates you, here: Lemon & Rosemary Chicken with Spring Onions, Rice Pilaf with Artichokes & Pine Nuts
Here's dinner coming together at my house:
Here's dinner on my plate:
Good stuff, kids.
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