Category: Main Dishes

Simple Cabbage Salad & Roasted Chicken Lunch

Once you really focus on cleaning up your diet, it’s very interesting to listen to your body’s cravings. When you remove all the “noise”, like snacking mindlessly and eating to satisfy sugar cravings or your mood, you can hear your body telling you what…

Chestnut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies & Other Stuff

Yesterday I had a very productive day. I love those days! The days where you wake up at least somewhat refreshed, have a to-do list that’s pretty ambitious, and actually cross off everything on the list by the time you fall into bed.  I…

Thanksgiving Afterglow

Ahhh…nothing quite like the holiday afterglow. The past week has been an absolute whirlwind. All of the photos in this post are courtesy of my phone…so bear with me, I think it’s been dropped 100 too many times. The dogs are basking in the…

Smoky Honey Habanero Chicken & Apple Cabbage Salad

The evenings are getting shorter and I’m running out of photography light. I’m going to have to start getting creative. In the past I’ve researched lighting equipment and the “how-to’s” for making my own light boxes. But because I do this blog purely for fun…

Stuffed & Grilled Pork Tenderloin

We had a bit of a catastrophe last night… We went grocery shopping, then out to dinner. What’s so horrible about that you might ask? Well, when we got home our son was here. He and I had purchased a special gift for Tony…

A Walk In The Park & Chocolate Pots De Creme

How was your weekend? Hopefully it was filled with fun and relaxation. We originally had plans for company but had to cancel because I’ve been feeling under the weather. I couldn’t muster the energy to entertain a house full of people. Typically unlike me…

Grilled Salmon & Vegetable Quinoa

Yes, I know. Quinoa is considered a grain. The internet says this, “Quinoa, a species of goosefoot, is a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal, as it is not a member of the…