Happy Spring! Let’s celebrate the warm sun with a teacup full of sunshine and health! Huzzah! This gazpacho is special ~ it doesn’t use bread to thicken ~ it uses one boiled egg (or more if you want to get your protein on!) It also does not contain cucumber. I wanted to keep the flavor bright, but not too intense. Plus, the Hub hates cucumber … Continue reading Gazpacho for the WIN.
Is that pretty? It’s pretty to me because I know just how comforting this little bowl of delicious umami is. Because I just tucked into my second bowl. Because I can when it’s cauliflower. BOOM. Here’s the recipe! CAULIFLOWER RICE BOWL 1 tablespoon butter or coconut oil chopped crispy prosciutto or bacon (skip the sulfites) chopped pineapple cauliflower, riced (I used a bag of already-riced cauliflower) … Continue reading cauliflower rice bowl.
Good morning, lovely people! I think you all know by now that my favorite subject is HEALTHY BREAKFAST FOODS. Although, lately I’ve been partaking a little too much in the coffee shop pastry genre. I can’t say I’m sad about it. For me, if I have a decadent everything bagel with cream cheese or a croissant on Monday morning, I crave it every morning for … Continue reading avocados and fruit for breakfast.
Have you ever felt guilty for someone else’s nasty behavior? That doesn’t make a lick of sense, but I think it happens more often than we realize. Let me set the scene. A person we love misbehaves badly. We could stop their behavior by saying something, but we don’t know what to say. And would they hear it anyway? Then we watch the downward spiral of … Continue reading soap box.
Pasta salad…in a martini glass? WHY NOT! This is a Tannehill family favorite ~ my mom made this all the time, especially in the summer for barbecues and parties. The original recipe should NEVER be tampered with, but alas, I had hardly any of the correct ingredients. I still captured its spirit, though! And then went and ruined it by putting it in a martini … Continue reading Pizza Pasta Salad.
Last week I went out of town to sing a gig, and I got to see my family for a brief time. We always loved Sunday night finger foods growing up ~ cheese and crackers, summer sausage (Or is it somer? I actually have no idea), chips and dips and some kind of fruity-fizzy drink. I made the fruity-fizzy drink: a concoction of La Croix … Continue reading Tsatziki Broccoli Salad.
Does this plate of food look gross to you? I guess it wasn’t meant to be the prettiest Sunday lunch we’ve ever had. But I was determined to come home from church and get food on the table. Not go out and eat something expensive and decadent. The verdict: this was SO delicious. Comfort food at its finest. Sunday food from circa 1980. Tuna Cakes … Continue reading 3-ingredient Tuna Cakes & “NO-tato” Potato Salad.
You don’t need this recipe. It’s so easy. I just wanted to put a little bug in your ear, just in case you have forgotten how easy a pork chop can be. Honestly, I didn’t think I liked pork chops until the Hub came home one night a few months ago, with some bone-in pork chops from Trader Joe’s. Two in a package. Makes it … Continue reading ginger-soy pork chops.
Oh, this. This warming, comforting cauliflower rice pilaf is filling my house with the most fantastic and lovely smells. Its mouth-watering co-star is a Ginger-Soy pork chop, which will get its very own post shortly. I’M SO HUNGRY! I cannot wait for dinner. Here’s how it’s done… CAULIFLOWER RICE PILAF Melt two tablespoons butter or ghee in a Dutch oven. Butter has a major … Continue reading exotic cauliflower rice pilaf.
This Lent has turned into something completely different than when I started over a week ago. I love it when you make plans to be diligent, and then God decides to take you for a ride down a much deeper, more poignant path. That is, if you let God do such crazy things. Here’s basically what happened: I started the Lenten Fast with the intention … Continue reading next stop: self-love.