Yesterday, I did something I always mean to do on Sundays and never actually get around to. I prepped my meals for the week. I'm not sure why, but I woke up with energy. Granted, my intent had been to use that energy to tidy up my living room, so I can take photos and … Continue reading Food Prep Day!
This is a follow-up to Eight Easy High Protein, Low Carb, Low Fat, Whole Food, Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Meal Recipes. Since writing that post, I've come to realize eating tomatoes really makes me feel like crap. I am now trying to cut out all nightshades for a while. (A life without hot peppers? How will I … Continue reading Three Easy High Protein, Low Carb, Low Fat, Dairy-Free, Nightshade-Free Meal Recipes
Warning: There is going to be a lot of whining in this post. Like, Olympic level whining content. Because I'm miserable. Life without most nightshades is fine. It's bearable. Life without hot peppers is misery. Even my favorite pumpkin chili has chili powder and chopped green chiles. I mean, I should have assumed, but it … Continue reading Avoiding nightshades = culinary misery
Once a year I indulge in stuffed squash for dinner. A whole acorn squash, with maple syrup and brown sugar and butter, and that's it. That's dinner. I love it and it feels ridiculously indulgent. Usually I watch Hocus Pocus while I eat. Last night was the night for this annual ritual. I bought the … Continue reading A healthy unhealthy dinner: Maple and brown sugar acorn squash
Thanks to Facebook Memories and the fact that I whine online a LOT, it's come to my realization that I get hit with sinus problems like a sledgehammer at this time every single year. And that's just an example. I decided to take a sick day yesterday. I had the chills when I went to … Continue reading Seasonal Sinus Headaches: Possible Pattern Recognition
I'm so glad someone found a way to monetize the Tide Pod idiocy of a couple of years ago. No ice. No stirrer. No glass. We're redefining how whisky can be enjoyed. Introducing The Glenlivet Capsule Collection #noglassrequired pic.twitter.com/F4MGErsfZM— The Glenlivet (@TheGlenlivet) October 2, 2019 I love whiskey, but I think I'll stick with sipping … Continue reading My First Sheet Pan Meal
Whew, that title is a mouthful. Recently, I started tracking meals using MyFitnessPal (What I've Learned From Two Weeks Using MyFitnessPal). I haven't talked about my nutrition goals much, though. My nutrition goals are not only calorie focused. I also try to keep my macronutrients within a certain ratio. My target is 40% protein, 30% … Continue reading Eight Easy High Protein, Low Carb, Low Fat, Whole Food, Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Meal Recipes
I never realized that my cooking strategies were ADHD hacks until reading a recent post from Black Girl, Lost Keys: Ok, so lots of people don’t cook and they manage, right? So what if you have some challenges with cooking, you can always door dash it right? Here’s why we need to get cooking right. … Continue reading Six ADHD Cooking Hacks
Had drinks with Cookie after work yesterday. Hadn't seen him in a while and it was a lovely catch up. It was also my first time having a drink in almost two weeks, and I was amused as hell to find two glasses of wine made me slightly loopy. Fun times, though! We parted ways … Continue reading Cookie and weight loss. What a fun combination!
I dreamed a dream of Chamonix. I slacked on cooking this week in a big way. I made egg roll bowls once and ate leftovers for a few meals, but bought a few lunches, too. However, I had a couple of friends over for dinner one night and wanted to make something a little different … Continue reading Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce
This Paleo Buffalo Chicken Casserole is so good that I've made it two weeks in a row, and both times I wound up happily eating it for multiple meals in a row. I wished I had doubled the recipe both times. I almost did the second time, until I realized I hadn't bought enough bacon … Continue reading Bacon Buffalo Chicken Casserole Recipe (Paleo, Whole30)
It appears this was the week I decided to use my oven again. My oven is used so infrequently that I've considered simply getting rid of it, in favor of more storage and counter space. There was an episode of Sex and the City where Samantha told everyone she used her oven for storing sweaters. … Continue reading Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Holy Crap, My Oven Works?
Friends, it's the weekend. We made it. And I had a whirlwind of a week. The Dud Date There was the date on Wednesday that wasn't canceled but may as well have been. I nervously talked the dude's ear off and there was little to no conversation flow. I felt like I had to think … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up: Cancelled Dates, Meatless Low Carb Chili, and Low-Fat Paleo Chili
Good grief is this guy cute. Easy to talk to and a delight to spend time with. Also: a few more recipes I like.
Some of the guys who contact me on OKCupid are hilariously awful. Many are not. But the awful ones are usually more fun to talk about...