Last week I went out of town to sing a gig, and I got to see my family for a brief time. We always loved Sunday night finger foods growing up ~ cheese and crackers, summer sausage (Or is it somer? I actually have no idea), chips and dips and some kind of fruity-fizzy drink. I made the fruity-fizzy drink: a concoction of La Croix … Continue reading Tsatziki Broccoli Salad.
last sunday morning i stayed home from church and had a little church of my own ~ in my other sanctuary ~ my kitchen. and just like a good sermon, we lived on that food all week long. yesterday, thursday, we just finished it all. it was such a healthy, easy week! if i could truly discipline myself to do that every week, i would … Continue reading sunday fridge clean-out.
such healthy, hearty, morsels of goodness. this is a bowl of chopped veggies, tossed in the following: stone ground mustard chopped garlic maple syrup balsamic vinegar (optional) olive oil salt and pepper (or other seasonings) i added AIDELL’S chicken sausage, chopped and tossed in with all the veggies. spread on two sheet pans lined with parchment paper, and roast in a 400 degree oven for … Continue reading roasted veggies and sausage.
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.
i’m baaaaack! i’ve made a few nice meals since my radio silence, but nothing that really felt like it was worth your time. this, my friends, is my new favorite thing. and it may get me to my next health goal just that much faster. i don’t know about you, but i need health food to be comfort food. i need meals to be warming, … Continue reading healthy veggie bowls.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! two-thousand what? 17? NOOOOO. you must be joking. wasn’t it just 1999 like a year ago? and we were all so young and stupid and afraid of silly things, like Y2K? well here we go ~ another year, another chance to right the wrongs of 2016. i don’t know about you, but my body is screaming at me. it’s telling me to slow … Continue reading vegetable soup provençal.
such a light, beautiful, satisfying little meal. so, i’ve started this little diet plan ~ i’m sure you’ve never heard of it. it’s not that popular and i really haven’t heard about anyone who’s done it and gotten any results. it’s called weight watchers. ha ha. i’ll try not to bombard you with “point values” and info like that on here, because if you’re using … Continue reading scallops on a bed of veggies.
i took these grilled veggies to a church choir party and they were a hit. just thought i’d share. i can’t help it ~ i like to get the camera super duper close to these sexy little beauties. they’re too yummy for words. and then, oops. i added pineapple. mmmmm…. here’s the trick, folks. if you learn to salivate over fruits and vegetables, well then you can … Continue reading grilled asian inspired veggies.
i’m pretty sure there are more than three colors in this salad, but i love that fancy word for my tricked out lunch! tricolore salad: three-colored salad. aka: basically the most powerful superfood ingredients you can possibly eat, all in a bowl, hanging out together in harmony. toss with a tangy dressing, and you have a party. what’s in there? i can’t rememer ~ i … Continue reading tricolore salad w/ginger soy dressing.
oh boy oh boy. i did i really good thing in my kitchen earlier this week, and i have to share it with you. by now, surely you’ve seen the buffalo cauliflower craze. there are recipes everywhere. i believe i already posted one myself, months ago. but this week, i think i took things a step further, and possibly healthier! no butter! and crunchier! CRUNCHIER!!! … Continue reading buffalo veggies. (gluten-free, dairy free)