May 2008

House Full Of Greens

May 29, 2008
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Grilled Salad with RoseBerry Dressing With a house full of greens, I knew a salad was in store for lunch The base is arugula, spinach and unknown CSA greens, which I tossed in homemade dressing: RoseBerry Dressing 1 tbsp aged balsamic vinegar 1 tsp raspberry blush vinegar (or white wine vinegar) 2 tsp raspberry jam […]

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Cranium + Caffeine

May 29, 2008
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So I say I’m not addicted to coffee. When I don’t have it I don’t notice a difference in my energy or alertness. I’ve never noticed a “coffee buzz” or felt I needed it to wake up or I’d be groggy. But after asking my dad about his coffee habits (he has a cup or […]

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Vegetable Bounty!

May 28, 2008
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Community Sponsored Agriculture Farm Delivery #2  I was bouncing off the walls with excitement unpacking this box!! It was like Christmas The contents:    Fennel Leeds Arugula Siberian/Red Russian Kale Hercules Carrots Purple Top Turnips Swiss Chard Pak Choi Broccoli Rabi Georgie Collards Encore/Mesclun Mix Jersey Wakefield Cabbage Herbs: Copper Fennel Lavender Oregano Chives Rosemary […]

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Quick + Easy x2

May 28, 2008
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Dentist was quick + easy – Karen was in and out in an hour and is sleeping off the sedation upstairs. I made her a smoothie when we got home of banana, pineapple, milk and chocolate frozen yogurt, and served it with an antique bell for her to ring if she needs me I had […]

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Problem Pancakes

May 28, 2008
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 Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancake with Berry Syrup  Up early for a workout this morning because I am taking care of my mother in law as she goes through a tooth procedure today. We’re leaving at 8:15 for the dentist so I decided to get my workout done first thing. At the gym I hopped on […]

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Where Are The Chickpeas?

May 27, 2008
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Lemony Chickpea, Feta + Couscous Salad But wait….where are the chickpeas? Turns out I totally forgot about them and left them out! But the salad was still delicious. In the bowl: 1 box Harris Teeter Parmesan Whole Wheat Couscous, cooked 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, deseeded + chopped 2 small sticks celery, chopped […]

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Naked, Trembling + Terrified

May 27, 2008
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Ohmigosh Ohmigosh Ohmigosh Ohmigosh Ohmigosh Ohmigosh THE 2″ LONG ROACHES ARE BACK. Imagine being claustrophobic AND being stuck in the shower stall with a GIANT roach!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! There was one in my towel and when I reached for it, it fluttered into the shower and scared me to death. I leaped from the shower and […]

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