Tagged with foodie

Silence of the Hams

Silence of the Hams

Every year my brother has a big pig roast on Labor Day where all proceeds go to My House. My House is a non-profit organization that provides transitional housing and a home-like living environment for babies who are ready to leave the hospital but are homeless and have nowhere to go. The technical description of what … Continue reading

Spiral Veggie Cutter? Say what?!

Does anyone own one of these: GEFU Spirelli Spiral Cutter??? Skinny Taste has a whole recipe involving these “zoodles” (Zucchini noodles – do you see what they did there? Bahahaha). If you own one, please let me know your thoughts! It’s a very intriguing concept to me and it may soon be living in my kitchen….

Pizza Dough Recipe – 3PP/slice

Pizza Dough Recipe – 3PP/slice

I said yesterday I make my own pizza dough. I make pizza once a week. Tonight? BBQ Chicken and Gouda pizza. Boom. Dinner just got real. Well, here’s my recipe: 1 1/2 cup(s) water, warm 105-115 degrees 2 1/4 tsp Fleischmanns RapidRise Yeast, Highly Active, Dry 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 tsp table salt 1 … Continue reading

All Up In My Pantry

All Up In My Pantry

This is what you’ll typically find in my kitchen at any given time. These are the foods in my belly:       Fruits: Raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, kiwis and plums. (I try to stay away from the higher sugar fruits. I have learned I do better with my weight loss when I don’t eat a … Continue reading

Eating Clean For Dummies

Eating Clean For Dummies

No one ever says, “Would you like some Skim Milk, Corn Syrup, Cream, and 0.5% of Carrageenan, Sodium Citrate, Dipotassium Phosphate, Mono and Diglycerides, and Vitamin A Palmitate, with a little color added to your coffee?” Why would they when you can just say, “Would you like some Fat Free Half and Half in your coffee?” … Continue reading

Lobster Risotto For 2 – 11PP

Lobster Risotto For 2 – 11PP

4 cup broth made with (s) Chicken base 1/2 Tbsp REAL butter 1 onion (use however much you onion YOU personally like) 2 clove(s) (medium) garlic clove(s), minced 1/2 pound (about 3 [3oz] small tails) shelled lobster meat 1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground 2/3 cup(s) uncooked Rice Select Arboria Risotto Rice 1/2 cup(s) white … Continue reading

Playing With My Food

I know, I know. Tsk tsk! But I am! I know WW is pro fruit and I would love to be pro fruit, but after looking at my tracker the ONLY thing I can possibly imagine contributing to the slow slow slow loss is the fruit/sugar content. So, this week I’ve cut out high sugar … Continue reading