Lazy Sunday breakfast

Hash browns, pan roasted heirloom tomatoes, over medium eggs with smoked salmon and dill, pancakes, and – last but not least – Bloody Mary. Then football and a long run later. It’s days like today that I’m glad I know how to cook because we are able to enjoy a great meal while still in…

Pear, goat milk Brie, and honey crostini

A perfect light lunch after my grocery shopping today. Everything you see here is from Trader Joe’s. no, they don’t pay me to say that although I wish they would. Here’s what it took: Sourdough bread slices Sliced goat milk Brie Sliced pear Drizzle of olive oil Broil for few minutes Then drizzle honey And…

Fresh herbs from the market

Yesterday, I visited the San Agustin Farmers Market for the first time. It was great. I really miss the farmers market crowd. Anyway, I picked these great herb starters for a great price. Plus, the lady that sold them to me gave me these great tips for when I plant them. First, she said to…

Asian inspired dinner – Turkey lettuce wraps

It’s been a while since I’ve paid attention to this dear blog but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. We finally had our housewarming party and I made all the food right down to the sangria. This brings me to today. I have had an itch to make some turkey lettuce wraps since I…

Originally posted on Foodimentary – National Food Holidays:
MyRecipes February 6 is National Chopsticks Day Five things you should know about Chopsticks In old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows” Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating. The first chopsticks were probably…

Gotta start somewhere

I’ve been away for a while and I have missed my blog world. I have been busy buying a house, starting school again, and just dealing with life in general. No excuse, though. I kept telling myself that I would compose some fabulous post with lots of pictures and tips when I did return but…

Lovely spinach salad with cannellini beans

The thing about getting back to my normal diet of rabbit food and beans is that I am always hungry! It sucks! I put a half cup of rinse and drained cannellini beans on top of my salad so I’m hoping it hold me over at least until after the gym. Either way, I am…

Vegucated

getvegucated.com I was going to my Amazon Instant Videos to watch Forks Over Knives again when I stumbled upon this gem of a documentary that I haven’t seen before. The following is the synopsis (taken from the website above): Part sociological experiment and part adventure comedy,¬†Vegucated¬†follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to…