Going camping for Memorial day weekend? Planning a backyard BBQ? See my plan for camping food & bbq beer brats as chili dogs. At the farmers market last weekend, I picked up some farm fresh bratwurst. They come Frozen and raw, so they’ll need to be thawed out a day in advance. Farm fresh bratwurst chili dogs Vietti Artisan chili canned – this canned chili … Continue reading Summer BBQ food & camping food plans
Today, I’m finally using a bunch of Veggie scraps I decided to save. I used to be the type that would automatically throw away the ends of any veggies. One day, I decided I would start to save some of my vegetable scraps for soup. So, little by little, I put things in Ziploc bags in the freezer. It’s been cold and rainy for the … Continue reading Everything soup, with ham hock vegetable stock
I was watching Lidia’s Italy on PBC CreateTV. I love watching cooking shows on Create TV. I think they’re way more useful than most cable network cooking shows.
As usual, I adapted it, & my it my own recipe
Coconut curry brown rice 1 & 1/2 C. Brown rice 1 can Goya coconut milk 1 lg Yukon gold potato diced 2 small yellow onions diced 2 roma tomatoes diced 2 TSP Garam masala 1 & 3/4 TSP yellow curry powder 1 & 3/4 TSP turmeric powder 1 tsp chipotle pepper powder 2 TSP salt 2-3 garlic cloves 1 stick Kerrygold butter Cook 1 & … Continue reading Coconut curry brown rice
I saw a recipe to use dark chocolate chips in banana bread. I couldn’t believe I had never thought of it before.
Today, I modified this recipe.
I’ve got a small patio garden going. I still wouldn’t call myself a green thumb. I call myself a yellow thumb. I’m at the skill level: “try not to kill the plants”.
Phew. What a weekend. So much to do, so little time, leaves me scrambling to meal prep before I go to work tonight. I decided to make a coconut milk Alfredo recipe I found once. Continue reading Monday meal prep – coconut milk Alfredo with ground turkey
This week’s meal prep is coming on a week I didn’t make it to the farmer’s market. I spent Saturday going to a nursery to pick out more plants, which I added to my patio garden.
I added an herb garden with a mix of fresh herbs:
Lime basil, cilantro, 2 varieties of dill, fennel, & 2 garlic onion chives. I already had a sicilian oregano plant.
I’m doing meal prep with some baked balsamic chicken breast, and roasted green beans with garlic … Continue reading Meal Prep Sunday – Balsamic Chicken & Garlic Green Beans w/ Mozzarella
I made it to the farmer’s market again. I picked up a lot of fresh vegetables, such as beets, golden beets, rainbow Swiss chard, and much more! Continue reading How to use those farmers’ market veggies, plus garlic & paprika chicken
I don’t believe in diets that cut out entire food groups, or even severely restrict food groups such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables Continue reading Why I won’t do the keto diet, or the Atkins diet before it
Amplify Austin – for Emancipet low cost vet – I live here I give here – fundraising day!
I visited the farmers market for a second week in a row, and I got red & golden beets, rainbow chard, fresh parmesan cheese, & 2 dozen farm fresh brown eggs. I still have last week’s 2 lbs of pastured ground chicken. Making ground chicken meatloaf & farmers market vegetables Continue reading Chicken meatloaf & Farmers’ market veggies. Meal prep.
I attempted to make a pasta dish for a work potluck a little bit healthy, by adding veggies and Barilla protein pasta. Ingredients 1lb lean ground beef 93% 14.5 oz Barilla “protein plus” Spaghetti noodles (with added protein), 2 cups fresh baby spinach – 28oz Red Gold “crushed” tomatoes (canned) 6 roma tomatoes (fresh tomato puree), 5-6 leaves fresh basil, 5-6 cloves of garlic, About … Continue reading Crockpot Spaghetti Casserole – Work Potluck – Pasta dish
After working some crazy hours the past couple of weeks, I’ve eaten more crap & gained back 3 lbs. Getting back on track with healthy eating this week! Meal prep: green smoothies, salads, chicken & broccoli Continue reading Weekly meal plan – 1600 calories – meal prep & breakfast prep
I made another winter soup this week! This one comes out at 157 calories per cup of soup!
A creamy white bean soup with veggies and ham. Continue reading Low Calorie Winter Soup – White Bean Soup
Switched up last week’s lentil soup with a revised hearty lentil soup recipe Continue reading Lentil soup 2.0 – hearty lentil soup
Cook the lentils separately. Then add to soup. I did not accurately measure how many servings of soup I made. It’s probably more than 10 servings in my big pot of homemade soup. Also, I added 2.5 cups riced cauliflower, and a quinoa and brown rice mix to the lentils. Healthy Homemade Soup. A little higher in carbs, but very low fat and low calorie. … Continue reading Lentil Soup with Power Greens
This is something I did just for funsies. Currently frustrated and bored, I decided to apply to the Trump Administration. I read about so many unfilled positions. See: Trump Administration Open Positions I legit filled out an application!!!😂😂😎😂 https://apply.whitehouse.gov I used my “creative resume” which I made for fun. Jewelz jewelzkitchen.wordpress.com Austin, TX Objective To someday have the resources and capital to travel the world … Continue reading Frustrated and bored, I filled out an application to work for the Trump Administration.. just for fun.