Food choices don't always have to be complicated. Nor does preparation need to be time-consuming. These pictures are a perfect example of a quick meal or snack. Be creative and pair foods for simple but nutritious meal. Beats eating something that comes in a box! Have a great weekend!!!
I'm so excited to have received my new cook book, Paleo Comfort Foods by Julie & Charles Mayfield. As always I dissect my cook books and place sticky notes on what first catches my attention and later I go back and start trying some of the recipes. Can't wait to start cooking some of these!!!
Below is a chart of the Trilogy triathlon series I have completed. I am so proud of my improvements, specially with the swimming as it was the part I was always scared about. I have a lot of work to do still but slowly and surely I have improved. I really enjoyed this series and… Continue reading Trilogy Triathlon Series
Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash 1 medium sweet onion 6-10 links of sausage (I used chicken sausage) 1/4 cup of coconut milk 1/2 tbsp of cinnamon Cajun seasoning to taste Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut sausages into cubes or slices. Slice or dice onion. Split squash in half lengthwise and remove seed, and place… Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash with Sausage
I love peppers! They are such a versatile vegetable, you can have the raw or cooked in many different ways. This time I made them into a complete meal. I found this recipe in the Paleo Everyday book, which I always have handy. Even though I did not have all the ingredients the recipe called… Continue reading Stuffed Peppers
Finding Almond meal at different local groceries stores has been impossible without making a trip to the fancier/healthier markets. So what did I decide to do when I'm ready to make something but the only ingredient I'm missing is just some almond meal??? Well...grind my own. I had this bag of almonds in my pantry… Continue reading Almond Meal
I'm not eating much processed carbs lately. But I do love baking, so once in a while I make breads or muffins to satisfy a little craving and besides, the hubby loves them too! I found this mix at the organic section of Publix. It is a Gluten free mix. Ingredients: 2 cups Pamela's Baking… Continue reading Zucchini and Carrot Bread
I found this recipe online when looking for a different way to make broccoli. For me, variety is the key to staying on track with clean eating. Here's this yummy recipe... Place the broccoli on baking sheet in a single layer. Rub some olive oil and minced garlic. Sprinkle with some almond meal for a… Continue reading Roasted Broccoli with Garlic
There's nothing better than getting home after a long exhausting workout and having a home cooked meal. Pictured is the eggplant basil sauté (recipe in earlier blog), sweet potato fries and chicken made with capers and shallots.
I'm so exciting about fall approaching. I love anything pumpkin and squash. I've been meaning to try this recipe and I was so excited when I found a spaghetti squash at the local supermarket. So here it is, my step-by-step of this easy recipe. First, cut the squash into two halves. Be advised there is… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash with Chicken Meatballs