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Food Nanny France Tour 2020

Don't miss out on this trip of a lifetime!

Some of you may have watched or heard us talk about our amazing France trip we did last summer with a group of 30 Fannies. With Baptiste as our French Guide you are in store for the trip of a lifetime !!!! Here we are, all standing in front of the dreamy walled ancient village of Guerande. Located in the heart of Brittany this tiny walled city is full of treasures. Our favorite amazing Baskets are here. Our favorite pottery is here! Plus much more!!!! This is where the salt marshes are located and the tour with Gwen at the marshes is so unforgettable. It took months for us to perfect this trip for you. We stay on the beach in LaBaule in our most favorite Hotel in the world !!! There we look out onto the Atlantic Ocean with incredible views from one of the largest bays in the world. Horses are seen in the early mornings practicing with their owners as they strut and run down the beach in there racing carts. The sunrise here on this beach is incredible!!! The food is fresh and wonderful. The small sea village here is hopping with every eye candy you can imagine. Cottages surround this town as you weave in and out on your own bike which the hotel offers free everyday to their patrons. Nice bikes. The kind you want to ride into the wind and around all day and evening long. This trip includes Paris, at its finest. We visit restaurants and sites including Versailles. The great Mansion of the Kings and Queens of France. 5 Star Hotels, 3 Dinners and a Tea Room experience at the Laduree on the Champs Elysee. This is a taste of what we have in store. Most of all like we have said before your most memorable memories will be the lasting friendships that you will make on this trip. Last summer there was not one dry eye as we said our last goodbyes !!! We bonded.

The first 30 people to venmo $1,500.00 to our french tour guide Baptiste will have their spot reserved for the trip. Please read the Terms & Conditions below and let us know if you have any questions.

Food Nanny France Tour Terms & Conditions

In Case You Missed It... May 6th-May 12th

In Case You Missed It... May 6th-May 12th

We hope you all had a wonderful week, and especially an amazing Mother Day! We know we sure did!

Tuesday's Live

We started off the week with a fun live with Aimee! Food Nanny Sr. was in France, but the show must go on. We love any excuse to let you guys into our lives and show you more of our family!

In honor of Mother Day, we decided to show you how to make our unbelievable Almond Cake. Every time we have served this, people have absolutely died over it. It is simple as can be and delicious. Everyone can make it!

And once we started making the cake with Kamut, it took it to the next level! Make sure and check out our pickup locations or order Kamut online if you haven't tried it yet. We all use flour, so why not upgrade in nutrition and taste?

Food Nanny Sr. in France

For most of the week, Food Nanny Sr. was in France once again! Can you tell we love it? Mostly we want to make sure our Fannie trip this summer is absolutely perfect!

Every time we go to Paris we find new places to eat. We have favorites we always go back to as well. Here are a few of our favorite pics this time.

We love our crepe place La Droguerie, 56 Du Marais. You have to try this place for the ham and cheese crepe. He uses Gruyere cheese with the ham and puts salt and pepper on it. Sounds simple, right? Honestly, it’s the best savory crepe I have ever eaten.

We love to eat at Les Deux Magots. We try and eat there every time we go to Paris. It’s a very Persian café. Love the service. Men are in white with black aprons. It is so cozy. Tiny tables, white linen if you’re having dinner with deliciously served food ! I think it’s one of the best price points in Paris as well. Medium priced. We had the Sea Bass which we love!!!

A new favorite is the Presto Fresco. Love there Pizza and Pasta. We had the Burreta with Mozarella. We also tried the Lemon Ravioli…Divine. This place is a must! Love how cozy and warm this place was. The décor is wonderful. Don’t miss it ! It is actually a chain…there are a few of them around Paris…Go to this one: 14 Rue Montmartre 75001 Paris.

And then go eat at the top of the Ciel De Paris. Go to the 56 floor and take in the view! Even if you order just a Coke and a snack in the lounge it is worth going to. Take a little rest here like we did. It’s delightful. 33, avenue du Maine Tour Maine Montparnasse. Don’t miss this place!!

Finally, don't forget about Meert. You have to try their Belgium waffles. You can find them all over Paris. They are famous for their thin waffles. They are also cold instead of the typical way waffles as served. The waffles are served with homemade buttercream that is unbelievably delicious. Try the vanilla or the pistachio. It is a must!

Thursday

On Thursday night, we went to a little party at Courtney's home from Cakebycourtney. She gave us all a little cake lesson and had the most delicious food spread.

It was so fun getting to know some other influencers better! We brought our insane Beer Bread with strawberry butter. We dream about this bread if we go too long between making it!

Friday

Holy cow did we have a crazy day on Friday! We started off the day on Good Things Utah. We love doing TV segments! It is such a blast. We talked about all the things going on with us over on Instagram. We love sharing our love for Kamut and French Salt.

We shared the recipe of our Crazy Good Fruit Tart. If you haven't tried this dessert yet, you are seriously missing out. It's unreal, especially in the summer time. To make it, you need a tart pan. We love this one! Bring this dessert to your next dinner. Have fun with how you arrange the fruit. It is so fun and easy! You can catch our segment here if you happened to miss it!

Then we decided to do a spontaneous Live Q and A with you guys! We love just chatting with you and sharing what we love. We are so passionate about what we do and the messages we want to get out there!

We want you to know how important dinner time is for your family. But we also want you to have confidence in yourself. Don't waste your days obsessing over every calorie you eat. We preach portion control, and we live by it everyday!

And we have gotten so many questions about our favorite lip colors! You guys have to give these a try! Its Revlon Colorstay Overtime. We love infinite raspberry, unlimited mulberry, and boundless nude. We have tried so many different colors, many much more expensive, and this is far and away our favorite. Treat yourself to a color or two!

Meal Plan:

Heres what we are cooking this week!

Monday: Carot Potato Soup with Ginger

Tuesday: Zitti with Arugula, Pesto, and Sausage

Wednesday: Broccoli and Swiss/Cheddar Frittata

Thursday: Carne Asada Tacos

Friday: Authentic Margherita Pizza

Saturday: Roast Salmon with Tarragon

Sunday: BBQ Beef Sandwiches

xoxo!!

In Case You Missed It.... April 22nd-April 28th

In Case You Missed It.... April 22nd-April 28th

We had another great week around here! When you focus your life around family and what really matters, it is hard to not find the good in your life.

Tuesdays Live

To start off the week, we had another fun live on Tuesday. We have been asked over and over again for easy dinner ideas to bring to people. So we decided to show you our Italian Peasant Soup. It is delicious and easy to make a big batch of! Pair it with our Kamut bread, and you have the perfect meal! We love to bring this to people after they have a baby!

Thursdays Live

We didn't get to talk enough about Kamut on Tuesday, so we decided to do an entire live on our Whole Wheat Kamut bread!

We don't use the Kamut berries for everything, but it makes unbelievable bread. It is organic and chalk full of protein and vitamins. It is the best wheat we have ever tried! And there is something about grinding your own wheat that makes you feel like a real cook.

If you were able to join the live, we showed you how to work a wheat grinder. It makes such fresh flour. We love feeding our families the best, healthiest bread around.

Many of you have been asking about the difference between the berries and our white Kamut that we use everyday. We do NOT like the berries in everything. It is a dense wheat that just doesn't work in sweets for us. But in bread, it is unreal!

The white wheat has completely replaced all purpose flour for us. We definitely use the white Kamut more, but we love them both for different things.

Have we mentioned how much we love the Danish dough hook? We mix everything with it, and it has honestly changed our life! We very rarely use our Kitchen Aid or Bosch now. Its one less thing to clean, and it is easier to get the perfect consistency of the bread.

Florida

This week was made extra special with our trip to Florida! Ginger brought us out for an amazing event she put together. It was such a pleasure! She made our day by being a huge fan. We just love her!

We had a little bit of downtime before the event, so of course we made our way to the beach! It just brings us life! We had the most incredible meal at Sand on the Beach. Its a meal we will be dreaming about for months! The fish was so fresh, and the combination of the ingredients was out of this world. We loved the meal so much we went back for round two!

Ginger made so many of our recipes, and they were insane! People drove hours to come! We are just so thankful and love our Florida Fannies.

Weekly Finds

This week for our "weekly finds" we have these amazing items from Target.

Can there be anything more French? These dishes look and feel expensive, we can't believe they are from Target! The bowl is perfect for serving, mixing, anything! And we keep picturing flowers or lavender coming out of the vase. You can't go wrong with either!

Senior Food Nanny: Our World Traveler

Senior Food Nanny: Our World Traveler

Amazing Thailand

That’s what people know Thailand as…..Amazing Thailand…

Why? Because of its diverse Vibrant city life, Beaches, Elephants, Buddhas, Temples and smiling people. The Thai people happily work hard to please. They make their jobs look easy because they are so happy.

For me, the first time I visited Thailand and stayed in the Sheraton Hotel on the River Chao Phraya, in Bangkok, I thought, now we have come to a far off place….!! We watched as the ferry’s off loaded hundreds of people early each morning in their black skirts and white shirts, many of which were students, others on their way to work. Men and Women commuting from their homes located across the river or up or down stream. Everyone pouring into the streets of Bangkok going in every direction….That was fascinating.

It reminded me of the ferry’s that land each morning along the East or Hudson River in Manhattan where hundreds also commute into the city for work. Only this was Thailand. Maybe that's why Bangkok is referred to as the Manhattan of Asia!

The River moves natives, tourists, cargo floating markets and long tail boats all day and night long. People live along this river. Some very poor, while Opulent Grand Palaces and Temples adorn the River banks as well. The River and I connected. I found the Long Tail Boat Taxis to be a fun way to get around on the River.

Next, visited Puckett and enjoyed the Beaches near there, with Riley Beach being our favorite. We took Elephant rides and feasted on fresh Papaya Salad, Mango Sticky Rice, and fresh fruit every day. We also enjoyed great weather. Not too hot or not too cold. Just right.

When our daughter and son in law moved to Bangkok we had ample opportunities to go back and revisit many times. Katie and Colin shared their love of the City with all of us and now we love to come and go as often as we can.

I especially love the “Foot Massage.” Our favorite place in the world is Nuch Massage: 1/8 Soi Sukhumvit 24, across from the Emporium mall. You can get this amazing spa treatment done for one-hour costing $6 American dollars. Now that’s a deal and another reason we love Bangkok!

Their money which is called Bot goes a long way for us Americans in most places in Thailand. Of course, fancy Steak Houses, and Gourmet Chinese meal, or Thai Food Restaurants can be pricy. The daily fare in a moderate restaurant, however, is very inexpensive. You can spend as little or as much as you like in Thailand.

We can't miss Chatuchak Market…better known to locals as JJ’s Market on the weekends. Here you can buy anything. Love this place. Great restaurants there too. Ask the locals where to eat.

China town is fun to visit too. We had great street food there!!! Very clean and delicious! We actually took a Street food tour of China Town and I definitely recommend it.

Something else we love is to eat at the Navy Club Restaurant sitting outside along the River. www.kruakhunkung.com This time we ate our usual Cashew Chicken (the best in the world) and the Sea Bass. There fruit drinks are amazing as well.

On this trip, we stayed at the Sheraton Grand Sukhumvit which we would recommend to anyone. The BEST!!! Great location as well.

They have the best staff and wonderful food!! (Just ask my Sisters, they ordered room-service a couple of times of day) haha!

The Bangkok Malls are some of the finest in the World. Just to name my favorites: The Emporium, Siam Paragan Mall, Central Department Store Food Court, Central World for the movie theatres in the 7thfloor and best dessert just next door to the theatre is called Kakigori which is a Japanese shaved ice dessert..TDF! Best dumplings are Din Tai Fung…..Try them !!

India

Our quick trip to New Deli India was also great! We enjoyed New Deli, found it mostly to be rough is spots but very interesting. The driving is utterly insane and I cannot imagine how they get along driving so crazy all day long !

We drove with a guide to Agra where the Taj Mahal was located. That was a dream to see. All that ornate in-lay with real stones covering the entire structure was breathtaking. Beautiful! It took 22 years to build and 20 thousand workers.

It was a very interesting 4 hour drive to the Taj. We saw grass huts, white horses, sprawling countryside, and village after village. We even stopped at a Starbucks early in the morning for a hot chocolate and croissant. We visited Rug stores and had lunch at the Marriott Hotel. It was delicious.

We stayed at the Sheraton in New Deli, which was off, but nice. If you get a chance to go to India don’t stay at a chain Hotel. Do some research and get a nice Indian ran hotel. You will save hundreds of dollars and will get a chance to get the real experience of India. It would have been fun to see the Tigers, but we did not have time this trip.

France

And for my next stop, it was back to France. We again visited Paris, La Baule and Guerande. This time in Paris we stayed at the Marriott Renaissance Republica, which we loved. The location is right in the heart of Paris. Loved everything about the location and enjoyed the Hotel very much. Great 5 Star Hotel with beautiful rooms, and a wonderful staff.

For our next stop in LaBaule we stayed at the Hotel Saint Christophe. This Hotel is simply dreamy in every way. Now we have two favorite Hotels in La Baule. The Barrie Hermitage Hotel and the Saint Chrisophe. Soon we will be taking our Fannies to the 5 star Hermitage which is unforgettable. It is worth traveling to La Baule just to stay in either of these Hotels, both of which have incredible restaurants.

We ate at Nina a la plague on the Beach this time in La Baule. The Best Steak and Sauce we have ever eaten in France. We also ate the best French Fries we have ever eaten in a tiny village along the road side. We ate the finest pastries at the oldest Bakery in Paris, the Bouingerie Stohrer. Louis the 15th wife started this Bakery. Her name is Marie de Lezincka ,the first Pastry Chef in Paris is what we were told. This is located on Montorgueil Street, my favorite street in all of Paris!

We visited the Paris Market the Les Pules De St Ouen. Wonderful for antiques of every kind and old Paris wears. Love to shop at Mora for Kitchen things and E. Dehillerin (Julia Childs favorite). It is magical.

Love Paris, Love everything French!!!

xoxoxoxo

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