aaaaaah. i really needed that for lunch. so satisfying. i made this lovely salad for a party yesterday, and made it extra large, so that we could keep some at home for us. i’m SO glad i did that! i didn’t get any at the party ~ it was devoured before i could get to it. it is a beautiful salad, that’s for … Continue reading antipasti salad w/basil balsamic vinaigrette.
review #2! this is the sweetest little mexican cafe on southwest boulevard. it is so adorable on the inside, and serves up such lovely, classy dishes. poco’s is located by the quick trip on southwest boulevard. here’s the website…http://pocosontheblvd.com/ here’s a picture of my delicious tamales!!! aren’t they gorgeous? the green one was veggie, tomatillo salsa, and goat cheese. SOOOO GOOOOOD. the red one was … Continue reading poco’s on the boulevard.
DISCLAIMER: okay, i made this recipe for us to eat for the week, and we only ate it once. it was very filling, very healthy, and very easy to make. but it didn’t have a ton of flavor. if you like super mild food ~ try this! it just wasn’t my favorite thing i’ve ever made. and i wanted to make sure you knew the … Continue reading slow cooker curry.
so, i took a couple days off after the saturday running group. sunday and monday. that’s all. and this morning’s run, well, i couldn’t finish. it was super painful, all over. i had to stop and walk the last .3 of my 1.5 mile path. almost made it to the end, but i felt like i was going to hurt myself if i kept going. … Continue reading confession.
thanks so much to sara and jessica for a wonderful morning at loose park! our running group has begun and i feel amazing! (we’re the cougars, by the way, because we’ve all married younger men. so smart of us, right?) i ran 2 miles, which is very good progress for me. this week, i plan to keep my daily 1.5 mile run, but turn up … Continue reading the runnin’ cougars!
i have a friend who’s a runner. i mean, like, a half-marathon, run-on-your-wedding-day runner. well, she didn’t run on her wedding day, but i know she wanted to. i’m a i-can’t-believe-i-made-it-around-the-block-without-stopping runner. and i need heart pounding, fist pumping music. she runs with no music. that is a true runner, y’all. she told me last night that she wants to form a running group on saturday … Continue reading running group!
today, i am celebrating the end of the first week of quitting sugar. it was a rocky week, i have to admit. i had cravings all week. and this is coming from a person who has already given up gluten, refined sugar, and even whole grains. this sugar addiction thing is REAL. i lay in bed every night, unable to sleep, thinking about the juicy … Continue reading champagne grape crumble.
the book i’m reading, I QUIT SUGAR, by sarah wilson, recommends cheese for dessert, instead of sweet anything. so the hub and i tried it last night. this is maytag blue cheese, with candied pecan pieces, and raw honey from amish country in southern missouri. here’s how to make those pecan pieces: throw the pecans in a pan with some coconut oil, cinnamon, vanilla, and … Continue reading cheese for dessert.
i love kansas city! i live in the freight house district, which is located in the crossroads district. but i’ve lived all over the city, and i hope to post lots of great goings-on in this great town. Continue reading