Putting together a pot of a beef stew today using grassfed ribeye steak, bacon, Idaho and sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, fresh garlic, fire roasted tomatoes, red wine, fennel, rosemary, bay leaves, and thyme. Besides a good cut of meat, I “foodified” it by searing until carmelization the meat and vegetables in stages, pouring in … Continue reading Cinnamon stick: Secret weapon of stew
What me and the girls whipped up today, ahead of the storm. Rosemary roasted chicken with roasted veggies and wine gravy, along with sautéed organic French green beans. Simple, clean meal. A secret: Sautee the green beans in olive oil and butter, some chopped garlic, crushed red pepper, sea salt, and add a couple of … Continue reading How to make green beans, sing!
Dinner is served: Swedish meatballs. Served with buttered GF penne noodles, organic spring mix salad, and fresh garlic French bread. I’m having a delicious cheat day, with a glass of red wine to smooth this dish out. Lol! #NaturaleFoodie Continue reading Swedish Meatballs
Today I started my 21-day no spend challenge which for me entails giving up my joy of eating out (gulp). What they say, to replace a bad habit, replace it with a new good one, so that finds the Foodie in me scouring the Internet and my collection of cookbooks to find “restaurant quality” recipes … Continue reading Creamed Spinach and Sundried Tomatoe Italian Chicken Bake
Usually Saturdays are my designated “cheat and eat out” day, but I decided after finishing my Pilates workout this morning to come home and fix a deep dish of Eggplant Parmesan, from scratch. Everything in this dish is grain free and clean. Steps: 1. Sliced eggplant with a drizzle of olive oil on a baking … Continue reading Saturday departure…Eggplant Parmesan
Today’s meal was a celebration of love dinner planned for my daughters and I. It was a way to model to them as young women that love is informal and formal, for lovers and singles, and that no matter where you are in life, self-love is the best love, so this Valentine Day is yours … Continue reading Sunday Valentine Dinner. For the girls.
You know how you are prepping something and you can tell the finished dish is going to be delicious? This is one of those moments. I’m prepping French Butter Roasted Chicken to go in the oven to roast, which I will serve with Smashed Garnet sweet potatoes and Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan. Here is how … Continue reading Looking good…Chicken.