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Month: February 2015

Green, Green, Green!

Green has really been my focus lately when choosing and preparing food. Simply focusing on the “diet”, better yet MY way of eating that makes ME (US) feel best. That in summary is as below and  in that order of consumption (anyone want to make a nice graph?): Veggies, protein at almost every meal but Read More

Stir Fry?

Sticking with a “stir fry” theme if you will. It’s been freezing cold for Dallas standards, and I’m digging this comfort food. I’ve also been lifting pretty heavy and combining that  with a soccer match played in 40 degree temps with freezing rain and sleet…well, to put it mildly, has me RAVENOUS lately. Went to Read More

Mi fan?

Rice vermicelli. When I was young, I always ate the same thing when my parents took us out for Chinese food. The restaurant in Amsterdam was called Lotus, and I remember the smells and the “busy-ness” very vividly. I always ate the same thing which they called “mi-hoen”. Rice vermicelli stir fried with veggies, lots Read More


Well maybe not completely authentic…but I think I did pretty good on my first attempt. I told my awesome bud “R” up in Canada (who is a sublime cook) that I had never done it before as it seemed a daunting task. But after a bit more reading thought I’d give it the old scrapper Read More

UPDATE- Quick and Easy Soup

What happens when you don’t listen to your wife? you screw up 🙂 to make this taste right… sorry folks, you need to add 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil and cook up your onion first.Then when simmering add another 1/ teaspoon of coconut oil. There you go.   1.5 cup of kale 2  medium carrots Read More

Simple Cooking for Busy Folks

Couldn’t really come up with a better title for the post, my apologies. But picture is worth a thousand words right? Take a look. What do you think?? And so: If WE can do it… you can do it for sure! Typical Scenario in much of the country: 5:30-6 pm. Kids are playing and perhaps Read More