Archives for July 2013

Shrimp Salad with Grapefruit and Avocado

  Summers are perfect for salads. You don’t have to heat up your kitchen to make them. You can throw them together quickly. You can customize them for each person eating them. More of this, less of that, dressing on the side… My watermelon cucumber salad is actually my most viewed and most pinned recipe […]

Spaghetti (Squash) Carbonara – Now That’s Amore

I’ve never met an Italian meal that I didn’t like. OK, love is probably a more accurate description of my feelings. Cheesy, pasta-y goodness. True Italians have family recipes for their signature dishes that have been handed down for years. Even if the dish goes by the same name, there are slight variations of secret […]

Roasted Lemon Rosemary Cornish Hens

We’ve got a Thanksgiving tradition at the Quest House where we make a mini turkey (AKA Cornish game hen) with all the trimmings for dinner. We stuff and roast it along with everything else that you’d expect at Thanksgiving dinner. They are the perfect size for the two of us and don’t have the follow […]

Dairy Free Pumpkin Sage Cream Sauce

I’ve been struggling with my eyesight for several months now. I can read big signs while out driving around, but I can’t read street signs and smaller lettering until right up on it. I’ve always been blind as a bat but my prescription hasn’t changed in 8 years or so. That’s what I’d call pretty […]

Sore Muscles and Asian Blackberry Pork Chops

This week was pretty rough workout-wise. In a good way, but the soreness was incredible. Between my regular workouts and the 30 day glute challenge I’m doing, I was walking like a grandma most of the week. Thank goodness for my foam roller. If you aren’t already doing it, come join in the glute challenge […]