Archive for January, 2013

Red Pepper Soup

Red Pepper Soup

Salad & Soup

Has any one else had the beach on their mind lately?   Let me tell you it has been co-old around here.   Last week around 11am the thermostat in my car read -6 degrees and I thought, "wow, it's warmed up 20 degrees already."    This week is considerably warmer but I have our beach vacation all booked for April.    Until then,  I will enjoy the snow and the beautiful blue sky days. We are deep in soup season.    And the upside of the cold weather is spending time inside a warm house, cooking.    I made some vegetable broth last week, which I try to do every few weeks or so - it is really so easy.  And it is…

Cauliflower Rice with Artichokes

Cauliflower Rice with Artichokes

Lunch & Dinner

I  was experimenting a little bit with being grain-free just to see how I felt and saw various recipes for cauliflower rice on Paleo websites.  It is one of my new favorite things of 2013- although just to be fair I don't have many new things in 2013 yet.  But still.  All you do is put your cauliflower in the Cuisinart until it is finely blended and saute for a few minutes.  Genious. Are any of you grain-free?  It is an adjustment but I do notice a difference in how I feel.   I have been wheat free (again) for the last few weeks and mostly grain free but not totally.   As someone who loves to bake, that poses a bit…