Jul 212018

Chocolate Pudding – made with gelatin

Chocolate Pudding

A few years ago, after diet number “who knows” battling the last 15 pounds of my 60+ weight loss, my hair was thinning and my nails were brittle.  Enter flavorless gelatin, derived from the collagen…Continue Reading

Jun 082018

Summer squash “corn”bread

Summer Squash

I’m SWIMMING in summer squash! Usually I just slice it in half-moons, roast it with a little olive oil and eat it as a side or throw it on top of salads for weekday lunches.…Continue Reading

Jun 082018

Epic Meatloaf

Epic Meatloaf

This is Special Occasion Meatloaf.  Like it’s-somebody’s-birthday-and-his-favorite-food-is-meatloaf- meatloaf.  It takes elbow grease but is SO worth it.  The bacon is totally optional but definitely takes it to a new level of epic-ness. This recipe makes…Continue Reading

Jun 082018

A perfect dairy- free cuppa coffee

Starbucks VIA + hot water + 1/4 c. Trader Joe’s unsweetened almond milk = PERFECT coffee. If there’s anything I think about more than food.. it’s coffee.  The smell of it sets me into a…Continue Reading

Jun 082018

Curry Burgers

Curry Burger

I suppose I’m on a curry kick!  Lately I’ve been seeing “5 foods I would bring with me on an island” posts floating around the blogosphere. Assuming an endless supply of fish, crabs, coconuts, plantains,…Continue Reading

Aug 102017

Peach (or apple) Cookies

Peach Cookies

Part 1 of my “What to do with crappy peaches” experiment. These were good, maybe my favorite! Not like a “traditional” soft, chewy cookie, more like a soft breakfast bar. Peach-Pecan Cookies Raspberry & Coconut…Continue Reading

Jul 092017

Cauliflower “Rice”

Cauliflower “Rice”

My sore throat is gone and my cough is clearing up, but whatever’s been festering inside of me has moved to my sinuses. The freezer is full to the brim with beef and chicken stew,…Continue Reading

Jul 012017

Kombucha Brewin’

Kombucha

If you’ve never tried Kombucha you either live under a rock or you’re simply not as much of a health nut as I am. If you have, you’d remember- you either hate it or love…Continue Reading

Apr 082017

The best gazpacho you’ve ever had

Gazpacho

Anyone else overrun with garden veggies right now?  You’re in luck, this recipe is ah-may-zing, simple, and uses the “big 3” we’re all swimming in right now- tomatoes, red peppers, and cucumbers.  (Now if only…Continue Reading