say it with me ~ CHI. MEEEEE. CHURRRRR. EEEEE!!! is there any yummier word in the world? have you had chimichurri sauce? if you haven’t, get your blender out and make this sauce tonight! arrrrrriba!!! i made this sauce yesterday and it was a vibrant, beautiful green color. it’s a little dull today, but here’s a pic anyway… num num nummmmm…. here’s how to do … Continue reading chimichurri sauce.
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.
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.
hey fennel lovers! this one’s for you! fennel is one of those things where you either are obsessed with it and ooh and aah when you see it added to the menu, or ~ you’re the person sitting next to that outspoken, over-zealous fennel lover, wishing he/she would shut up already. i’m here to tell you: it’s waaaay more fun to be the former. have you really … Continue reading grapefruit/fennel salad with toasted pistachios.
gluten free, meat free, but through the ROOF with flavor, y’all! remember that dinner party i posted? this is the recipe for the butternut squash yumminess from that night. it all started with a recipe from giada de laurentiis ~ i found it years ago and have been making her version for years. thank you, giada! but for my recent dinner party, i decided to … Continue reading GF butternut squash lasagna.
warning: this dish is NOT dairy free! i’m trying to reduce my dairy intake, but this one was worth it. these are pretty enough for a dinner party, but perfect for a boring tuesday night as well. these mushrooms are a meal all by themselves. i served them with a g-free pesto pasta because i needed to get rid of it before it went bad. … Continue reading rice-stuffed portobello mushrooms.
i can’t put the fork down. i literally cannot stop eating this pasta salad. usually, i make a dish, eat a few bites, then write about it. eat then type. eat then type. but this pasta salad is too good to stop eating, y’all. and there’s no gluten, dairy, sugar, or meat in it! boom! this is actually the problem with “clean” food. i know … Continue reading greek-ish pasta salad.
this is it, folks. this is the most genius thing i’ve ever done. aside from marrying a younger man, that is. or ending my gym membership. okay, TELL me you haven’t already invented the quick risotto. have you? am i the last to know? this is seriously amazing. and you can make it SOOOO much more healthy by using wild, sprouted, even black rice! okay … Continue reading hump day risotto.
i am thrilled with my newest creation ~ this absolutely stunning raspberry vinaigrette. it’s so easy to make a big batch of this tart, fruity dressing, and keep in your fridge for CONSTANT. SALAD. ACTION. store-bought salad dressings are full of sugar, corn syrup (same thing), soybean oil (yuck), and sodium. i hate the way they taste. this is a salad dressing you can make … Continue reading gorgeous raspberry vinaigrette.
here i go posting another post about eggs and breakfast. but i just feel like it’s so easy to start your day off wrong. and i’m here to tell you that it is just as easy to start your day off right! yahoo!!! i know that most of you have so little time in the morning…this breakfast takes less than 5 minutes to make, two … Continue reading another breakfast post.