I'm celebrating this fourth of July with some chocolates, home made that is!!! I'm not a huge fan of chocolate but I do have a sweet tooth and I was very excited when I found this recipe. Nothing like a delicious chocolate after a nice meal and that's exactly what I'm planing on for today.… Continue reading Celebrating with Chocolate
I officially have a crockpot but I don't get around to using it as often as I would like. I saw this recipe on Paleo Pot and I had to give it a try. It was amazingly good.. Ingredients 2 pounds of lean ground beef 1/2 pound of bacon 8 eggs 3 large sweet potatoes… Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole
Today I made a new recipe for a post workout shake that was so good I just had to share. After a killer power hill climbing spinning class with my Reaction team this morning I made sure to fuel up with this shake. Ingredients 8oz almond milk 1scoop of vanilla protein powder 1tsp cocoa powder… Continue reading Post Workout Shake
Although my triathlon season started back in April when I completed Nautica South Beach Triathlon, now it's when it gets good! This Sunday I will be doing a sprint tri from the Trilogy series. From then on I will be participating in a triathlon every other month up until November. The plan: Continue with swimming… Continue reading Let The Fun Begin!
Included in my box of organics last week was a package of portobello mushrooms. I looked online to get some ideas for a different way of cooking them and found this recipe by A Cozy Kitchen. Of course I made some changes to it to fit my eating style and here's what I came up… Continue reading Portobello Fries
Ha! Yes, of course I'm reading 50 Shades of Grey! But this post is not about the book. It's about trying something new for the first time. This past Friday we went to a pop- up restaurant ( Eating House Miami) and they had bone marrow on the menu. At first we ordered other things… Continue reading Another First Miss Steele??
Last week I received these peppers in my box of organics. Not knowing what to do with them I just opted for an easy snack idea. Ingredients: 3 Jalapeño peppers Cream cheese Turkey bacon Method: Cut top of pepper and cut lengthwise. Clean out inside removing all seeds. Make sure you wash your hands immediately… Continue reading Jalapeño Peppers
Here's another easy recipe for a side dish that will go well with any protein you make. - I cut each Italian zucchini in half and cut it lengthwise twice. - Place it on baking sheet skin down. - Mince some garlic and place in small bowl. As garlic sits it becomes more flavorful. -… Continue reading Roasted Zucchini
On the last post about milk I mentioned how I tried almond milk and did not like it. Well, until my friend Mary told me about this particular brand. This one is still low in calories and unsweetened but with a vanilla taste. Wow, this milk is delicious. Whenever I have coffee I just put… Continue reading Almond milk update
For the month of June I have a challenge to eat more fruits. Today I went to the groceries store and picked up some fruits to start. I was invited to a group on Facebook by friend where they give monthly nutritional and physical challenges. All I have to do as a part of the… Continue reading June Challenge