Category What I Eat

Tomato, Squash & Coconut Milk Bisque (Vegan) – from honestfare.com

Recipe Total cook time: 1 hour Serves 6. Freezes great! I recommend butternut and/or acorn squash, but use your favorite. If you’re pressed for time you can take the short road and either boil the squash and/or use a 12 oz. can of fire-roasted tomatoes instead of roasting everything. You need: 13 oz. can coconut […]

Fennel and Celery Salad

2 medium fennel bulbs, trimmed, some fronds reserved 3 celery ribs, trimmeda 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, more to taste Salt to taste 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, more to taste Freshly shaved Parmesan cheese.   1. Cut fennel bulbs in quarters lengthwise, discarding outer layer if it is exceedingly […]

Ginger Cucumber Salad With Scallops

Yield 4 servings Time 1 1/2 hours at most, largely unattended From Mark Bittman Ingredients 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds cucumber, preferably thin Asian or English variety 1/2 cup rice vinegar or 1/2 cup white vinegar diluted with 1/4 cup water 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced or grated 2 tablespoons sugar […]

Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon Vinaigrette

Serves 6 For the Soup: 1 tablespoon butter 1 large onion diced 1 large carrot diced 1 rib celery diced 3 cloves garlic diced 1 sprig rosemary chopped 1 teaspoon salt 6 medium Russet potatoes (about 2 lbs.) peeled and diced into 1″ cubes 7 cups chicken stock or water 1 cup low-fat sour cream […]

Creamy Mushroom Soup – Recipe

Serves 6 1 pound mixed mushrooms, cleaned, stems separated from caps 1 pound cremini mushrooms, cleaned, stems separated from caps .5 cups minced shallot 6 sprigs thyme 1 sprig rosemary .25 cups cognac 3 tablespoons olive oil Salt & Pepper 4 cups rich homemade chicken stock .25 cups whipping cream .25 cups chopped chives Rough […]

My morning smoothie

Every morning that starts with this smoothie is a great morning. Here are the base ingredients: 8-12 ounces of unsweetened almond milk, chocolate or vanilla protein powder – raw protein powder cocoa powder cinnamon cayenne pepper Seasonal ingredients: fresh or frozen banana frozen fruit – raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, mixed berry mix from costco or trader […]

Celery Root and Cocount Milk Soup

Like this one a lot! Found the recipe on the nytimes.com here: http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/15/the-minimalist-creamy-curried-celery-root-soup/ . Because I am don’t process dairy products to well I used coconut milk instead of the milk/cream. That worked out better than I had hoped. I swapped the butter out for olive oil. The creaminess was there and the coconut worked […]

Diet and food as fuel…

I love food. I like eating food, cooking food, preparing food and talking about food. I am developing a thoughtful relationship to food so that my love of food is benefit to me rather than a problem. My desire to have a thoughtful relationship started when I realized my diet was effecting my health and […]