Cozy at Home

Welcome to Seriously Comfy Sundays!

Sunday! My favorite day of the week! We all need a sabbath rest, and Sunday is the perfect day to get cozy and lounge a bit. Since the pandemic hit, my Sunday routine includes an online worship service followed by a quiet brunch at home with my family, often a quiche and a fresh salad. Beyond that, recharging for the week is the order of the day. 

In our Seriously Comfy Sunday series, I share my favorite relaxed attitude ideas to make the most of your Sunday.

Read to the bottom for our favorite Sunday Quiche Recipe! Enjoy!

My first comfy pick is this pair of cheerful printed lounge pants from Hello Mello in the field of dreams pattern. I bought my pair at a little shop on the beach last summer, and I could live in these! They’re cute, so soft, and an incredible deal. What could be better?

I also love this soft cotton Milan sweatshirt in White Stone from Cotton Citizen. The ultimate in cozy!

Complete the perfect comfy outfit with a pair of effortless slides like these little beauties from Tom’s. Fun, stylish, and no sore feet.

What would a Summer day be without a chilled beverage? We have been buying Taits Raspberry Shrub locally for years. This tangy mixer makes a perfect lazy day drink. Just put some ice in a glass and stir in 8 ounces of ginger ale and 1.5 ounces of shrub, and you’re done!

No make-up is definitely the way to go on a chill day, but this Rose Salve Lip Balm keeps your lips moistured and pampered with no effort at all. 

Finally, this beautiful double lazy days hammock will be the perfect spot to let your mind and body rejuvenate and recharge. 

Until next Sunday enjoy your Sabbath rest!

Sunday Brunch Quiche


1 premade 9 inch pie crust

1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled

1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 1/2 cups lights cream

dash of black pepper

dash of cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 350. Throughly stir the eggs, light cream, and seasonings together in a large bowl. Place the bacon in the pie shell, follwed by the shredded cheese. Pour the egg mixture over top. Bake for 45 minutes, let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.


Three Amazing Low-Carb Zucchini Dishes With Recipes

Late Summer: fireflies, warm nights, last quick getaways, and….zucchini. 🙂 If you’re a gardener, live near a gardener, or are related to a gardener, you probably are feeling a little overrun with zucchini right about now. I’ve got to tell you though, I actually love zucchini. In fact, it’s one of the few veggies that all of us agree is something to look forward to seeing on the dinner table and sometimes we even fight a little over the seconds! We don’t even make it into bread. Here are some of our favorite ways to cook up all that zucchini!

If you’ve never tried spiralizing your veggies, you really, really should! A few years ago, our daughter gave us this handy gadget. We were skeptical. I mean, as seen on TV? Vegetable pasta? But I’m telling you, I wouldn’t want to be without it now. It makes veggie noodles in minutes, goes in the dishwasher, plus cooking those zucchini noodles is so simple. This year, we even gave a veggetti to our zucchini supplier (aka my mother-in-law). This delicious recipe only uses four simple ingredients and takes about seven minutes of cooking time!

Easy Butter Garlic Zucchini Noodles


3 Small Zucchini

4 T. Butter

2 t. Dried Oregano

2 t Garlic, minced

Salt and pepper to taste

Spiralize the zucchini and place it on paper towels for 15 minutes to absorb some of the liquid. Melt the butter in a large skillet on medium heat. Add all ingredients to the skillet and saute, stirring constantly, until the zucchini is cooked through, about seven minutes.

Oven-Baked Zucchini Parmesan

  This easy, cheesy side dish is oh-so-delish. This week when I made it my family wished I had made a double batch! For a lower carb option, eliminate the breadcrumbs and use double the grated parmesan.


2-3 Zucchinis, sliced thin (about enough to cover one cookie sheet)

1 T Olive Oil 

¼ cup grated parmesan (we love this 4C Homestyle for this recipe and really all cooking. It tastes fresh but is so convenient)

¼ cup panko bread crumbs (for a lower carb option, use ½ cup parm and omit bread crumbs)

!/2 t garlic powder

¼ t white pepper

¼ t salt

Preheat oven to 450.

In a large bowl, combine the zucchini slices with olive oil, stir to coat

In a separate bowl, combine parmesan, bread crumbs, garlic powder, white pepper, and salt. 

Line a baking tray with foil and spray with non-stick spray

Cover the zucchini slices in the cheese mixture and put on the baking sheet in a single layer.

Bake for 30 minutes.


My husband requested we try substituting zucchini in our favorite lasagne recipe to cut out the carbs. Making a whole meal with one pound of lean ground chuck and this tasty vegetable turned the typical heavy lasagna into a healthy dinner option! As a bonus, we had some leftover pieces for lunch the next day.

Cheesy Zucchini Lasagna


2-3 large zucchini- enough to make “noodles” for your lasagna

1 pound ground chuck

1 24 ounce jar of pasta sauce (we use RaguTraditional)

15 ounces ricotta cheese

1 cup shredded parmesan cheese

1 egg

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Slice the zucchini lengthwise using a mandoline. Slice them thin (about ⅛ inch) so they will retain less water. Place the slices on paper towels while you mix the rest to help them dry a little before cooking. 

Combine the ricotta, parmesan, and egg in a bowl, set aside

In a large skillet, brown the beef until no longer pink, chopping it up as you go. 

Add the jar of sauce to the meat, reserve about ½ cup

Put this reserved sauce in the bottom of a 9 by 13 baking dish

Add a layer of zucchini noodles

Place ½ cup of the meat sauce on top of the zucchini

Place ½ cup of the ricotta mix over the meat sauce

Sprinkle with mozzarella

Repeat these layers three times

Top the lasagne with a generous amount of the grated mozzarella

Bake for 45 minutes

Let cool for five minutes before cutting.

Happy summer! Enjoy those zucchinis while you have them and let me know how you cook them! 🙂