here’s what i did: in a blender or food processor (my food processor broke so i’m using a blender), mix the whole head of already-roasted cauliflower (that had been in the fridge the entire week), squeeze the entire head of already-roasted garlic in (it’s super mild since you roasted it), add a little bit of veggie stock if you’re using a blender to get it going, an … Continue reading blackened cauliflower cakes.
put that jar of mayo down! you don’t need it anymore! friends, this is the best sandwich spread i have ever eaten. i made it up myself this morning, when i had a hankering for a turkey sandwich. or, in my house, a SAMwich. (the hub might never be here, but he’s not forgotten!) let me back up ~ i’m on this diet that i … Continue reading creamy avocado spread.
oh my my my… it has been way too long! i’ve been going through some life changes. small changes to others, perhaps, but quite large to me. i won’t bore you with the details of my strange life. i’d much rather entice you with a delicious… decadent… vitamin and nutrient PACKED… AVOCADO TOAST RECIPE!!! yes friends, the hipster breakfast creation is still popular, even this … Continue reading snow day avocado toast.
hello again! it’s been a while. i’ve missed you! my september was so stressful that, although i am perfectly healthy, i feel as though i have the flu. stress is a terrible thing, ain’t it? this calls for healing soups and dark leafy green salads! i’m in recovery mode all week, and the number 1 best way to get things going in the right … Continue reading the soup and salad of my dreams.
i don’t mean to be a jerk, but i had truffle eggs at a great restaurant here in kansas city, and they were way too expensive ~ and NOT GOOD. so what’s so hard about making truffle eggs? i just made them this morning and they were so flavorful and so easy. truffle eggs are simply scrambled eggs with either shaved truffles (way too expensive), … Continue reading truffle eggs.
how about a ganache truffle that you can sink your teeth into, without the guilt? okay, there’s dark chocolate and heavy cream in these tasty morsels, but i’m not sure i want to mess with those perfect ingredients. maybe i’ll try a cream substitute next time ~ cashew cream? these are pretty awesome just the way they are, i have to admit. and they were … Continue reading “ganache you’re beautiful” gluten free truffles.
i forgot to take a picture of this mouth-watering creation! i don’t know where i got this idea ~ it was from some magazine. but i made up the recipe myself and it is sensational. we all know and love basil pesto, right? what about THAI basil pesto? this can be done with regular italian, fragrant, green basil. 0r you can get fancy and authentic, … Continue reading thai basil pesto.
today marks day 17 of the WHOLE 30. but really ~ my elimination diet has transformed into the SOBRIETY 30. so i’ve been a little loose with the food, and focusing totally on not drinking. i’m dealing with lots of emotions i haven’t addressed in a long time, but i’m finding that i have soon much more energy every single day. better sleep too. any … Continue reading mom’s “candy” roasted veggies.
it’s day 12 on my WHOLE 30 journey and things have been put on hold for a few days while i’m home taking care of my mom. she broke her shoulder and it’s in a sling, and all we could do was focus on that for the last few days. however, typical of the women in my family ~ i was here for less than … Continue reading take your freezer back!!! 7 freezer meal ideas.
the other night, i read this awesome article about changing bad habits, and it stressed the importance of finding other things in your life ~ positive things ~ to obsess about and become your habit. they call it a TOOLBOX. all summer, i’ve been calling it “choosing luxury”. so, what’s in your LUXURY TOOLBOX? i’m just starting to form mine, but here’s what i’ve come … Continue reading WHOLE 30: DAY 8.