Archives for May 2015

Quinoa Panzanella Salad

Sunday is usually food prep day for me. For an hour or so of effort, I save so much time during the week. I grill a bunch of meats – typically chicken breasts, burgers, and pork chops) – at once. I wash and chop lots of veggies and store them in the fridge in plastic […]

The Great Cinnamon Roll Caper

She didn’t set out to instill a love of cooking and baking in me. She was just spending time with me and doing something she loved at the same time. We didn’t realize it since we were just having fun and enjoying things in the kitchen, but we were creating memories that will last long past […]

Blueberry Avocado Salsa

One of the fastest ways to ensure that you don’t make progress in your eating or the gym is to over complicate your diet and meal planning. Don’t worry about the fancy stuff like carb cycling, meal timing, or complicated plans and recipes unless you consistently nail the simple basics. Eat the right amount of calories for […]

Grilled Tilapia with Roasted Orange Pepper Sauce

The other day someone asked me how I’m so creative in the kitchen. I think a lot of it has to do with not being afraid to experiment. LOL, combined with an iron stomach that will eat anything, even a creation gone wrong. 😉 I also tend to go against what many people do and […]

Seared Trout with Tahini Spread, Nut and Herb Pesto, and Blackberry Drizzle

LOL, so isn’t the name of this recipe a mouthful. 😉 I couldn’t think of what else to call it and accurately describe what it was, so I stuck with the basics of reality. It’s named what it is, and it’s good. The other day I mentioned that my Mother’s Day gift was to spend […]