Do you miss dessert? As my grandpa used to say, “Does a bear $hit in the woods?” I find most people fall into 1 of 3 camps when it comes to cravings: salty, sweet or both. If you like sweet things, and are trying to stay on track, here is a super simple, fast dessert… Read More Yes, You Can Still Eat Chocolate.
On top of the extremely cold weather we’ve been having, we also received about 6 inches of snow today! Winter has definetly arrived. My commute home was pretty stressful because of the weather, so I decided to unwind with the season premiere of Downton Abbey and some appropriate ‘comfort food’. Gotta love a good casserole… Read More Paleo Shepherd’s Pie
I splurged a few weeks ago and bought a fresh salmon filet for dinner. While I don’t love all kinds of fish, salmon is one I definetly love. And it’s not cheap, especially fresh, especially when you live in the middle of the great plaines 🙂 Usually when I buy food, especially meat, I am… Read More Broiled Salmon with Capers and Red Onion
I eat a lot of cauliflower. But not raw, because I hate how it tastes. Now cooked – that’s a different story. You can make it taste like anything and it freezes really well. So here’s how I do a fast an easy side dish to eat as is or that you can also turn… Read More Stupid Easy Side Dishes: Cauliflower ‘Mashed Potatoes’
I put up this photo on instagram the night I made it and it received quite a few likes… I think the bacon had something to do with it 🙂 It’s a simple salad I made after work one night. It’s the last bit of sweet corn I’ll be having for a while, as I’m working… Read More A Simple Salad for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner
The cool thing about frittatas is once you get the basic technique down, you can make them for any meal and with just about any ingredients. Within reason. Eggs are a must :). But you can go nuts from there: mushrooms, ham, cheeses of all sorts, broccoli, sweet potatoes, sausage, bell peppers – think endless… Read More How to Make a Kale and Bacon Frittata
Brussel Sprouts have quickly become my new favorite vegetable. If my former self were reading this, she’d think I’d gone insane. I know it’s grilling season but it’s also been pretty rainy here. So if you want to get great flavor in vegetables without firing up the grill, roast them in your oven. As… Read More Roasted Carrots & Brussel Sprouts