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Recipe: Steak Mole over Polenta

I made a super yummy new Mexican dish tonight... and I followed no recipe.  I created my own, and it felt (and tasted) astonishingly good! 

Introducing K's Steak Mole over Polenta!  And of course I documented the whole process by photo for your enjoyment :)

First, I sliced pre-made polenta (plain flavor) and baked it in the oven at 350 for 30 minutes while I was preparing the rest of the meal. ... Read more » about Recipe: Steak Mole over Polenta

A Case of the Mondays --- Brutally Honest

I thought about just not posting.  But, that's not really fair or transparent.  So here I am, in full blahness and frustration bearing my soul thoughts to you :) I'm hoping you can relate to this and in the end, find encouragement.  Even less than a week in to this new journey of blogging and refocus on weight loss, I am wishing the whole process was easier.  No, not creating a blog post.  That's re ... Read more » about A Case of the Mondays --- Brutally Honest

Recipe: Homemade V8 --- yummola!

A reader of my blog recently asked me: "How'd you lose that first 40 pounds?"  For me the keys were: smaller portions and the addition of veggie juice(s) to my diet.  Yes, some exercise here and there too, but those two changes helped me immensely.  I haven't juiced in awhile, so I thought I'd make some this weekend and post up the recipe.  My two favorites are: Mean Green (full of kale, spinach, parsley, lemon, & apple) and Homemade V8 (recipe ... Read more » about Recipe: Homemade V8 --- yummola!

I Shall Loathe a Little Less...

There aren't very many things that I loathe in this world...like really loathe.  But, the tupperware drawer has GOT to be one of the top five!!  UGHHHHHH!  Every time I open it, I am filled with disgust, and regret, and ANGER!!!  Where is that dang matching lid?!?!?!?!?  So today I did something about it.  I've thought about it a thousand times: what would my life be like if I started ... Read more » about I Shall Loathe a Little Less...

Cool lunchboxes aren't just for kiddos!

I saw this today... and I MUST HAVE ONE!!!  Or two! Or three!  This will be great for me for work and great for packing babycakes' lunch for school. 

Introducing the Bento Lunch Box! ... Read more » about Cool lunchboxes aren't just for kiddos!

My hubby didn't get me a parka for nothin'!

Whew!  I'm tired... but in a good way.  I decided today was the day to start my "lunch" exercises and make the most of my mid-day break.  Though 40 degrees and windy outside, I bucked up and admitted to myself: my hubby didn't get me a down Patagonia parka for nothing!  Appropriately bundled, I headed out the door to walk to my newfound favorite lunchspot: an organic cafe in an office building nearby... Read more » about My hubby didn't get me a parka for nothin'!

Because this is how I roll, I mean, cook

I am the queen of subsititutions whilst cooking.  Sometimes out of clever planning, but most of the time out of desperation.  It usually happens like this: I scan a recipe I want to make to make sure I have all the ingredients.  Ground beef? ... Read more » about Because this is how I roll, I mean, cook

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