Simple Breakfast

I am making an effort to eat simply and colorfully; doing the 20% animal protein, 20% plant protein, 20% fruit, 20% veggies, 20% complex carbohydrates ratio. This morning for each of us (My husband and I) we had these for breakfast: On the plate: 1 Oat Toast 1 backyard-harvested small tomato 3 eggs’ eggwhite Toasted…

Food Goal

I have been trying to go vegan for health reasons quite few times now. It has been difficult and I realized I could just try cutting out fast food that would already be a big one. I have set a more realistic goal for my cooking and food goal: 20% Animal Protein (mostly white meat…

Quick & Simple Dinner: Curry Chicken, Yu Choy, & Brown Rice

For 2 People Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 40 Minutes You’d Need: Rice Cooker and Toaster Oven For Curry Chicken – 2 Pieces of Chicken Thighs (I use frozen ones that comes in a bulk bag.) 1/2 Tbsp Curry Powder 1/2 tsp parsley 1/2 tsp cilantro 1 tsp sesame oil 1 Tbsp white wine…

Instant Pot: Potatoes and Carnitas-Spiced Pork Chops

For 2 People Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: Set instant pot at Poultry, Cook for 15 minutes You’d need: 8 Red Potatoes, cubed 1 Onion, cubed 1 pound of pork chop (The packet I got from Target had 5 pieces in it) 2 tbsp of olive oil 3 tsp (or 2 to 3 cloves)…

Late Night Fast Food Run

 I am still dealing with my night quil-alternated sleeping schedule. I was wide awake at 10:30pm and decided to do a fast food run. (I know, I know! Eating out of boredom… bad!) But, meh, I decided to live a little today. I had my dog jumped into the car and went to the…

Chicken or Vegan: Cabbage, Onion, Garlic Pasta

For 2 People. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes You’d need: 1/2 a head of Green Cabbage – Shredded 1 Medium Yellow Onion – Shredded 2 tsp of minced Garlic Spice Mix: 1 tbsp of Worchester Sauce 1/2 tsp of dry Parsley 1/2 tsp of dry Oregano 1 tsp of dry Basil 4…

Which has Cheaper Groceries: Target or Ralph’s?

My husband and I caught the flu and the drowsy medications had definitely off set our sleeping patterns. Yesterday was Saturday and I let myself slept in. We ended up not starting our day until 2pm in the afternoon. So by our usual sleeping time (at around 10pm), we were still wide awake and wanted…

Cooking

Here is where I will type a little blurb about how I have been cooking and what I like to change. So, I shall begin with saying: 1.) I have a lot of recipe books. I flip through them, look through them, but I rarely follow them line by line when cooking. This is one…

Gardening

I have a little patch of farm. It is 0.001 acre to be exact. In there, I have planted squash, tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, zucchinis, yam, pomegranates, peppers, strawberries, etc. I also have two planter boxes and a side yard where I plant succulents. (I totally planted succulents before they were cool.) I definitely would like…