Friends, it has been SO long. I haven’t been cooking much, but I certainly have been eating. Who is making all my meals? I honestly can’t tell you. I’d have to consult my credit card statement, sadly. Full disclosure ~ I lost 15 pounds in November and I never felt better! I loved the food, I loved the way I looked, I loved the energy … Continue reading HELLO!
Got inflammation? “Got inflammation” is the “Got milk” of the 2000’s, ain’t it though? I like to use hillbilly words like “ain’t” every once in a while. I do it solely for my English teacher sister, juuuuussst in case she decides to read this post. HA HA HA This lemon drink is not only delicious, but it really does help with inflammation. And if you … Continue reading Alkaline Lemon Drink.
HAPPY OCTOBERFEST! It’s that time of year, and it doesn’t matter if you can’t socialize safely right now. That just means more food and beer for YOU! So FaceTime your favorite German, crack open a Hefeweizen, and enjoy these packets of goodness all by yourself! Lächerlich!!! (That means yummy in Octoberfestland…) Continue reading Kielbasa & Cabbage Freezer Packets.
I’m home sick today, feeling like poo on a platter. A poo poo platter. Get it? Po Po Platter ~ poo poo platter? (Never too sick to pun) I never see the Po Po Platter on Chinese restaurant menus anymore. What was that anyway? Anyway, I can never just lay in bed and not be productive when I’m sick. Sometimes I get my best work done … Continue reading Crunchy Sesame Eggs.
HAPPY 2020, Y’ALL! I am so excited for this year! Or, I will be when I recover from the holidays. So much gluten and dairy and sugar and salt and travel and and and… My body is screaming at me. Today, on January 1st of 2020, I’m going to relax and watch movies with the hub, venture out to the gym for a little cardio … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I just had a realization that these little Paleo/Plant-based meals could be tapas! And this one for sure. This little dish is way too elegant for a 1pm snack on a Wednesday, but I’m not complaining. Here’s how it’s done: There are three easy-to-make components of this dish ~ all of which you can make and store in your fridge until it’s all used up. … Continue reading Grilled Asparagus with Gribiche & Crispy Prosciutto.
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 is truly a soup for company, y’all. Although, I didn’t know I was going to have company yesterday when I made it. I merely made it because I wanted to get rid of this nasty Seasonal Affective Disorder that’s been lingering for days. But sometimes if you build it, it will come. If you make delicious food, people will come to your house for … Continue reading Curried Carrot Bisque.
This post is coming to you late because I‘m really behind on life. And stressed, and unfocused. Praying this will pass! Tuesday night‘s din din was MY kind of food ~ pasta!!! Only, made with Whole 30 compliant ingredients ~ YAHOO! I wanted to make Lidia’s famous Pasta Trio, but I figured only two kinds of “pasta” would do. Here’s what we ate: Sweet Potato … Continue reading Whole 30 Italian Night.
Here is a great new hot drink for your Whole 30 enjoyment! CHAI TEA Boil at least 2 cups water and drop in the following: cinnamon sticks cardomom pods allspice or cloves whole star anise pods I bought a chai mix at my local spice store, to make it easier and cheaper. You could even add black peppercorns, or black tea leaves. Steep the aromatics … Continue reading Chai Spiced Hot Apple Cider.