Sunday, February 5, 2012

So it has come to this.

I am abandoning this blog.

I still love the idea of documenting my meals, I just don't have the time to do it.

Here's my solution: I'll still leave this blog up, but if I make something worth reporting, I'll post it on my primary blog the endless pursuit of Life.

It's not you, it's me,

Monday, October 24, 2011

chicken + veggies

A bit boring tonight. I grilled some chicken and slathered on some of Stubb's barbecue sauce. it was overlooked. *slump*

The veggies were quite good though. I fried up some onion, purple cabbage, red peppers and garlic and topped it with fresh-from-my-garden parsley.

Apologies for my crappy picture.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

post-conference junk

hotdog with mustard
two spanish olives
cocoa roast almonds by emerald nuts (oh yeah!)

Nutrition-wise, it sucked on all fronts, but I just got back from a Women of Faith conference and I was tired. Exhausted even. (Plus, my mom made it and I wasn't about to complain when I had no inkling or oomph to get off my tired tush-meister.)

yummy mcyummerson

Okay. Technically this isn't dinner in and of itself. I know. But we had it for dessert one night in the past and I HAD to share it with you.

We've recently reduced our carbohydrate intake and in seeking out new recipes, I discovered All Day I Dream About Food. The author, Carolyn, is diabetic and creates all sorts of delectable tasties.

Lots of people make low-carb recipes, but hers tend to be real food and not a lot of fakey-fake stuff. Yay! Of course this recipe I use to introduce you to her has sugar-free pudding. Not my idea of honest food, but it's so good, I'm willing to bend.

Behold! The Low-Carb Nanaimo Bar of Delicious Tastiness.

I'm telling you, this thing is awesome! I accidentally messed up the recipe the first time I made them. Correcting it on the second round, we found that we liked the 'mistake' better. After finishing the bottom chocolate layer and cooling it, I realized I forgot to put the coconut in. Instead I opted to throw in half the amount with the middle vanilla pudding layer. (I was afraid the entire amount would be too much for the pudding to handle.) Ultimately it ended up giving the coconut flavor more stage-time, rather than the chocolate overpowering it.
I couldn't recommend this recipe more. I would make it if we weren't eating low-carb. And that's high praise, buh-lieve me.

Original recipe here.

Friday, April 29, 2011

green beans and a casserole

This was aptly named "Sausage Casserole." Creative, huh? It was also from Extreme Lo-Carb Cuisine. Mainly an egg, sausage, cream cheese, cheesy cauliflower (yes, cauliflower, again) mixture. It was a good, comfort food-type dish.

I served it with my usual garlic green beans. (Green beans steamed and then finished off in a frying pan with garlic.)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

grill night

I grilled pork chops and slices of zucchini. I love, love, love grilled zucchini. It is my most favoritist way to cook that vegetable.

I still need to work on my pork grilling skills. They are definitely lacking. I overcooked the beautiful little guys. They look just delicious, but taste-wise they were just okay.

Friday, April 22, 2011

good ol' steak

This was a super simple meal. No recipes. We ate grilled steak topped with sauteed mushrooms and onions, green salad and steamed cauliflower with cheese sauce. I made the cheese sauce with cream cheese, some heavy cream and cheddar cheese. It was delicious. In fact the whole meal was rather high on the flavor scale. Mmmm, makes me hungry writing about it.