here’s how you make greek yogurt cheese. it’s like a tangy cream cheese, and it’s the only dairy you can eat on the TOTAL 10 PLAN. i have never liked yogurt, until now. i’ve discovered that the whey (the extra liquid that comes out when you drain it) is the part that is too tangy and “yogurty” for me. so this is a great discovery … Continue reading greek yogurt cheese.
i’ve had a lot of awesome friends and family show interest in starting this plan with me! at least 10 of you have texted or e-mailed me over the last 24 hours and i am THRILLED!!!!! yippeeee! if you mean business like i do, please comment on here (you can sign in under a secret name if you want) and let’s do this together, shall … Continue reading TOTAL 10 PREP DAY.
people, i am ANGRY about my slow weight loss this year, after miles and miles of running, eliminating foods like crazy, and coming up short (no pun intended ~ i’m not talking about being 5’2″). SO, i’ve decided to do DR. OZ’S TOTAL 10 RAPID WEIGHT LOSS PLAN, and i am PUMPED!!!! anyone else want to do it with me? i need accountability partners and friends … Continue reading WHO’S WITH ME?????
okay, here we go. time to “up the ante”, as they say. what in the world does that mean, anyway? i’ve been running for more than 9 months now, and eliminating all gluten and most grains for that long, as well. i’ve lost only a little weight, but i feel really good. i’m ready to take this health, healing, and weight loss thing, to the … Continue reading the quest for health and weight loss.
need more pickled vegetables in your life? yes. the answer is yes. you do. this is just a reminder to get picklin’! you don’t have to do that canning thing ~ just make some quick ones and eat up. pickles are so good for you. they’re a great, low-calorie snack, a refreshing accompaniment to any grilled meats or portobello mushrooms, and you can simply toss … Continue reading quick pickled veggies.
i don’t even know where to begin. this dinner party was so incredible. i just wish you had been there, that’s all. if i had more than 8 chairs, i would have invited you. which brings me to an issue i have about this whole food blog thing. i think my recipes, when you read them, don’t really seem very interesting. in my opinion. i … Continue reading spring dinner party!!!
okay, one more recipe from my dinner party ~ these were such a hit. by now, people who like cocktails all know about martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives, right? and i’ve made them at home before. but not THIS GOOD. here’s the trick: go to costco and get the green, already-pitted CASTELVETRANO OLIVES. they come in super large jars, and aren’t very expensive at … Continue reading martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives.
okay, this recipe was completely stolen from the internet. but i did i lot of searching to find a really good one ~ and this is my favorite. it was so incredibly good. people were moaning and hmmm-ing and ooo-ing as they ate it, and i wish i had made seconds for everyone. this recipe is from the helpful website “FOOD.” in fact, here’s the … Continue reading lavender creme brulee w/fresh berries.
this recipe is adapted from food network chef anne burrell’s chilled asparagus soup ~ but tweaked it quite a bit. i looked and looked for a chilled asparagus soup that would ensure a bright green, beautiful color. and i really didn’t find one, so i added a few ingredients to get the green color i wanted. it was still a little darker than i like, … Continue reading chilled asparagus soup w/goat-yogurt cheese.
oh man. this was good. who needs pasta when you have zoodles? look, i know pasta is incredible, but to gorge yourself on these zoodles and still feel so clean and wonderful and good, why wouldn’t you? i’m sold. you need a spiraler. maybe you can buy one online? on williams-sonoma, or sur la table. i got mine at sur la table for $24. here’s … Continue reading pesto “zoodles” w/artichoke hearts and tomatoes.