recipe time! mexican spiced chicken with avocado cream sauce

when we are being “good” and meal planning it goes down like this. bust out cookbooks and get online pick enough dinners for each night of the time period until we think we will go to the store again. make sure that most of these meals have components that translate well to lunch the next … Continue reading recipe time! mexican spiced chicken with avocado cream sauce

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eat good food

no grains again this week. tonight I got home a bit late and was starrrrving. my recipe was up, so that meant cooking duties for this girl. and my pick of chickpea schwarma. I thought this was going to be an ordeal, but it was pretty smooth sailing. I was guided by this post on … Continue reading eat good food

salad jar

i said i wasn't setting any goals until next month, but since we have been talking about it at home, b and i have started setting weekly goals. this week is no grains, no alcohol and at least 3 days of activity. so far, so good. we spent sunday meal planning and going to three … Continue reading salad jar

olympics=dinner on couch

i have been a pretty big loser in the cooking department for an embarrassingly long time. so tonight i decided it was time to cook. i had picked out a couple recipes for us to try this week, in addition to at least one night of fish (from the mister's alaskan fishing trip) and vegetables. … Continue reading olympics=dinner on couch

baby steps

the other day a friend posted a link to this article on Facebook. the article is called 7 Foods You Should Never Eat  and i found it to be incredibly interesting. i know lots of people would like to start making changes in their eating, but there is so much information our there that one … Continue reading baby steps

dumplings

ingredients: 8 oz firm tofu 1/4 cup minced scallion 1/2 cup finely chopped napa cappage 1/2 cup groughly grated carrots 1 teaspoon peeled and  minced fresh ginger 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon rice wine 1 egg, beaten salt and fresh ground black pepper 24 dumpling wrappers *note- this recipe … Continue reading dumplings

I miss aladdin cafe

so friday night b did his best to recreate cauliflower zahara and the veggie sandwich. it was sooo good.   from b: 1 head cauliflower, sliced 1/4" thick 1 zucchini, 1/4" cut like fries 3 medium carrots, 1/4" cut like fries In hot saute pan, add a few tablespoons of olive oil.  Add enough cauliflower … Continue reading I miss aladdin cafe