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“Beet It” Salad!

“Beet It” Salad!

Another Instagram inspired dish, “Beet It” Salad,¬†roasted beets with goat cheese and fresh parsley. Although I’m not much a fan of goat cheese, the creamy richness of the cheese is a must with this salad. Absolutely divine. Especially when served warm. But this salad is just as yummy cold. ūüôā “Beet It” Salad Fresh Beets … Continue reading

Roasted Beets!

Roasted Beets!

After all the yummy baked goods I’ve been indulging in the last few days, I¬†felt a very strong craving for a big salad.¬† Although I had trouble choosing the salad greens I wanted to use, I knew one thing for certain, I wanted fresh beets! But how do you prepare fresh beets? I turned to … Continue reading

Funky Cauliflower!

Funky Cauliflower!

Happy Holiday’s dear readers!! I’m here. I really am. I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth. Yet. My time has been consumed with work, a few classes, a couple special Christmas projects and a viewing of The Nutcracker Ballet! Which hopefully will become an annual tradition to kick off the holiday season! ūüôā … Continue reading

Avocado Butter ~ Whaaaaat!?

Avocado Butter ~ Whaaaaat!?

It’s a rare occasion that I have a full Sunday to myself. A Sunday that doesn’t involve at minimum, an hour and a half drive. A Sunday where¬† I have the whole day to fill it with anything I choose. Of course as soon as I do have a day to myself, what do I … Continue reading

Tilapia Piccata!

Tilapia Piccata!

Inspired by the amazing Foodie Physician, I prepared one of my all-time favorite dishes (next to pork chops! :)) substituting tilapia for chicken, resulting¬†with Tilapia Piccata!¬† Keeping an eye on my carbs, I paired this delightful dish¬†with¬†Roasted Artichokes¬†and added a¬†dusting of parmesan! Tilapia a very mild, firm white fish, ¬†holds up well to baking and … Continue reading

Elote!

Elote!

~*~ Happy 4th of July!!! ~*~¬† What a wonderfully relaxing day it’s been!! It’s so very nice to take it easy and just chill!¬† ūüôā¬† Growing up in a county where fireworks were always illegal, it was quite a shock to move to a¬†city where they were very much legal. I’ll never forget my first … Continue reading

Roasted Artichokes

Roasted Artichokes

Another Instagram inspired meal, Roasted Artichokes! I had a pretty rough weekend which felt much longer than it really was. I didn’t have much of an appetite most of the weekend, which is telling in of itself. Come Sunday evening I was yearning for something tasty and hearty, but it had to be something easy … Continue reading

Roasted Avocado!? Sure, why not!!

Roasted Avocado!? Sure, why not!!

If you have an iPhone or an Android phone and aren’t using Instagram, why the hell not!? Instagram (aka IG) is a photo editing and sharing application. Via IG, you can post photo’s with captions describing your picture¬†and add hashtags to post them on other pages. One of my favorite hashtags is #foodporn.¬† It’s used … Continue reading

Not Yo Momma’s Lasagna – Pesto Polenta Lasagna

Not Yo Momma’s Lasagna – Pesto Polenta Lasagna

The word “lasagna” doesn’t do a thing for me.¬† But add the words “pesto” and “polenta”¬†aaaaand…. ¬†my interest is piqued! I receive daily¬†emails from allrecipes.com.¬† Not really a fan of lasagna, I deleted¬†a recent¬†email purely based on the subject line, Pesto Polenta Lasagna. But¬† the words¬†pesto and polenta kept¬†calling to me.¬† I needed to check … Continue reading

PURPLE Cauliflower AND March Photo Challenge!

PURPLE Cauliflower AND March Photo Challenge!

Until yesterday, I had never heard of purple cauliflower! Needless to say I was also surprised to learn that there are orange and green varieties of cauliflower as well. Hmmm. Where have I been!? Apparently kept in the dark with the mushrooms!! ūüėČ These colorful varieties of cauliflower can be found in some local supermarkets. … Continue reading