Posts made in November, 2012

21 Day Sugar Detox. Day 5: I’ll be on the couch, pretending not to want ice cream and a margarita.

Posted by on Nov 30, 2012 in 21 DSD Daily Eats | 3 comments

You know who doesn’t say TGIF often? That’s right, me. I’m saying it tonight, even though the weekend that lies ahead doesn’t in the least resemble an actual weekend. I have to cook all day tomorrow, and cater a small wedding on Sunday. I’m not complaining. It’s my job! And I love it. The fact is, I get tons of random days off on all sorts of days of the week. This is not a M-F 9-5 gig. Sometimes, I have a whole week off, and get to do things like catch up on paperwork, when I’m not being distracted by the likes of  Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest....

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21 Day Sugar Detox. Day 4: Based on my scientific research, starting the day with chicken soup makes everything amazing.

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in 21 DSD Daily Eats | 2 comments

While falling asleep last night in a state of sheer exhaustion, I remember muttering “I’m going to have chicken soup for breakfast”. This is normal, right? I did just that, and was happy to remember this morning that I had made such a good plan the night before. I have some genius moments when I’m barely conscious. I feel like I’ve been whining a lot this week, so today, I’d like to share with you the many good things about this lovely stormy Thursday. The rain didn’t start until I was a mere half a block from home when walking the dogs  this...

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21 Day Sugar Detox. Day 3: Christmas Trees Smell Amazing

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in 21 DSD Daily Eats | 3 comments

I’m going to make this quick, because I am dying to lie on the couch for a whole hour, starting in 8 minutes. Today: Again, insane. Cook, drive, set up, drive, shop, cook, blog. A wonderful new recipe, if I do say so myself, for grain-free rosemary olive oil crackers. They’re a great snack for the next 18 days, and beyond! Check ’em out. Honestly, today is a blur. What I do know is that I had to bake brownies and chocolate chip cookies for a catering job, and let me tell you: Smelling those things when doing a sugar detox is TORTURE. And we’re not just talking about...

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Grain-Free Rosemary Olive Oil Crackers

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in 21DSD, Appetizers, grain-free, Paleo, potluck, Snacks | 33 comments

Once you find out how easy it is to make grain-free crackers, you’ll be hooked. These are a variation of my other favorites, my grain-free everything crackers. If you haven’t tried those, you really should, especially if you have fond memories of a good everything bagel. These are a great way to add crunch to your paleo lifestyle. If you’re doing the 21 Day Sugar Detox along with us, they’re a perfect snack to help you get through those… oh you know… moments. Grain-Free Rosemary Olive Oil Crackers Preheat oven to 325° 2 cups almond flour 1 egg, preferably...

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21 Day Sugar Detox. Day 2. We’re going to need more butter.

Posted by on Nov 27, 2012 in 21 DSD Daily Eats | 10 comments

Owning a catering company is like this: I’m so busy I can’t figure out a way to physically do everything I need to do, I eat cold bolognese with a spoon for dinner, and curse all those 80’s movies and The Jetsons for promising that we’d have robot assistants by now. Where. Are. They. * crickets * Considering I’m blogging at 10pm instead of strapping on my light blocking eye mask like I should be, it’s safe to say that this week falls into the #1 category. And yes, I had cold bolognese for dinner. Actually that’s not entirely true. I had 2 bites while...

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