I set my alarm for 6am this rainy Saturday morning because I wanted to spend a little time blogging some honest thoughts. Here goes… A good friend of mine has died at the precious young age of 61. He was a beacon of sweet light in the Kansas City music world, and his funeral is today. Another funeral today belongs to the 20 year-old son … Continue reading time for a change.
This was the most simple dinner, and the most delicious. What does that tell ya? Quality ingredients RULE! That’s wild-caught Alaskan sockeye from Costco. It cost an arm and a leg, but I cut it into more than 12 3-oz portions, and froze them individually. I put the salmon steaks on foil, drizzled them with olive oil and lemon juice, and sprinkled with seasoning salt. … Continue reading Grilled Salmon w/Greek Salad.
This has been the hardest of the 5 days. I’m so cranky, so angry, so frustrated. I want to kill all the things. I have serious road rage. I have yelled at the hub, and the hub has barked back (which he never does). And I hear the hardest days are yet to come ~ yikes! But for me, the weekends are always going to … Continue reading Day 5.
See those cute little meatballs there on the left? Those are packed with lots of flavor and spice and everything nice! Even some veggies! SPICY THAI MEATBALLS In a frying pan with 1 tablespoon coconut oil, cook 1/2 a yellow onion and a small box of sliced portobello mushrooms. Add in 2-3 cloves chopped fresh garlic. Once it all starts to brown, add a little … Continue reading Spicy Thai Meatballs.
Okay today was tough. In lots of ways. First of all, it’s Saturday, and the hub and I love to go do really fun things in our neighborhood. There’s Brioche ~ fresh, warm pain au chocolat and a cappuccino to start your day off right. Then there’s Cafe Europa, Ollie’s, even the local watering hole is within walking distance, and has the best pizza … Continue reading Day 4.
HOMEMADE PHO BROTH, PEOPLE. HOMEMADE PHO. If you’ve never had pho before, let me describe it to you. It’s as if the most flavorful broth imaginable, made out with a cinnamon roll. I know that sounds weird! But the warming spices added to this broth make everything better. Here’s how I did it: HOMEMADE VEGAN PHO BROTH Fill a stock pot with 4 cups … Continue reading Homemade PHO broth.
Day 3 is coming to a close, and I am beat, boys and girls! I’ve made a lot of food in the last two days. Now it’s all in the fridge, or freezer, and some of it is in my belly. Here’s what I made for this week ~ I’ll post full recipes tomorrow morning. Too tired today. HOMEMADE VEGAN PHO BROTH. SAY WHAT??? HOMEMADE … Continue reading Day 3.
Happy Day 1 of the 21-day Reset! How is everyone? I’m feeling really great. A little overwhelmed, but great. It’s hard to focus on anything else when you have so much produce in your fridge. I have a LOT of prep to do, but if I get the bulk of it done today, it’ll be smooth sailing this next week. It’s 4:21PM, and we had … Continue reading DAY 1:
Happy New Year, Everyone! How are you feeling this beautiful January morning? Sorry for the extra perk and positivity this morning ~ I woke up feeling like today is truly the beginning of a great journey. 2018 was great, but 2019 is going to ROCK. I think this might be a good time to take a quick assessment of how you are feeling. Maybe you … Continue reading Prep Day!
HEY Y’ALL! HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE! I hope you’re out partying. I’m exactly where I want to be ~ on the couch, in front of the fire, curled up with the hub. I don’t know about you, but I’m not feeling so hot. The holidays have not been good to me, health-wise. Too much stress, and lots of celebratory food. Is anyone interested in a … Continue reading 21-day reset.