I feel like this is a milestone day! Two weeks we’ve been on this plan, and we haven’t slipped up once! I’m SHOCKED. No one is more shocked than I am. We have passed a few difficult tests, kind of like the Fire Swamp in The Princess Bride? Except our Rodents of Unusual Size are cocktail parties and Wednesday night church choir wine breaks. HA! … Continue reading Day 14!!!
Okay, it’s getting a little too meaty around here. I never thought I’d eat so much meat. But I’m just trying to stay in this reset. Maybe tomorrow I’ll try to give it a rest with the meat. In the meantime, here’s a mouth-watering picture of our dinner ~ pork chops and applesauce! (And waaay too little spinach, but that’s all we had!) I had … Continue reading Pork Chops & Applesauce.
It’s our last Sunday night before our rehearsals begin again. And then we won’t have a single free Sunday evening until the middle of May. So we wanted to celebrate. And also celebrate making it through another weekend on the Whole 30!!!! Yahoo! Here’s what we made tonight: GRILLED STEAK W/CARAMELIZED MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS You know, a really nice steak can be split in half … Continue reading Surf & Turf.
This is a Nigella Lawson recipe… By the way, isn’t she the most beautiful woman you’ve ever seen? She is most definitely the goal ~ fun, classy, real, not a toothpick, glamorous as all get-out. This is a great sub for pizza, when you’re ready to reach for the phone a dial up your local pizzeria for a delivery. The Hub says you can’t really … Continue reading Meatzza.
Tomorrow marks a week! YAHOO! How is everyone doing? I just have a few things to report today: I feel like a kid. Kid-like energy, kid-like excitement for things, kid-like hunger, like how much I cannot WAIT for dinner. Apparently, my breath stinks. The hub let me know. It’s either all the salads I’m eating, or maybe it’s that Keto thing where your mouth feels … Continue reading Day 6.
This is easy. And just an idea. It’s that yummy Cold Sesame Salad from a few days ago…https://pixyskansascity.com/2019/01/06/cold-sesame-salad-w-sunshine-sauce/ And the Spicy Thai Meatballs, heated up from the freezer…https://pixyskansascity.com/2019/01/06/spicy-thai-meatballs/ Some Bibb lettuce, crunchy red pepper, raw cashews, and some hot sauce. And you have some pretty yummy lettuce wraps! Okay, I’m getting weird. I’ve been posting too many recipes and I can’t write anything intelligent. Till … Continue reading Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps.
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.
WHOLE 30 ROCKS!!! Well, it rocks when you figure out that you need something to look forward to every single day. If it’s food ~ and it can be food that’s on-plan ~ you have a winner! It was Saturday Night and we needed a treat. We didn’t eat past 8PM, we didn’t go out, we watched a dumb movie at home and stayed on … Continue reading Almond Joy Truffles.
Can you even SEE the salad for all that beautiful avocado? Man, what a photo hog. COLD SESAME SALAD W/SUNSHINE SAUCE (Sunshine Sauce is a Whole 30 recipe you can use instead of peanut sauce, but when I made it, I felt like it needed a little tweaking for my taste.) Here’s what I did: THE SUNSHINE SAUCE, PIXY STYLE In a blender, drop in … Continue reading Cold Sesame Salad w/Sunshine Sauce.
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.