Archive for the 'eats' Category

Green Monster

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Every morning this summer, I’ve started the day off with making a big jar of Green Monster juice for Ryan and I. Despite its strong resemblance to algae, it’s delicious and surprisingly filling! I shopped around for a juicer for a few weeks before decided on a Hamilton Beach Extractor. I went with it because […]

Strawberry Season

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

There is something so incredible about Louisiana strawberries that I can’t get enough of them. A few days ago, I made some iced green tea, and after convincing myself that it didn’t look like a jar out of Howard Hughe’s home collection, I realized it wasn’t as satisfying as I wanted it to be. It […]

Pina Colada Pops

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Last week, I tried my hand at making homemade Popsicles! I ordered a set of molds off of Amazon and set to work. In a blender, I mixed up a banana, a can of cream of coconut, and a can of crushed pineapple in its juice. I had a TON of mix left over after […]

Eats : Further [Mis] Adventures in Paleo

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

It’s been about three weeks since I made my statements about my diet and well-being. ┬áSince then, we’ve had loads of delicious home cooked, colorful, and nutritious meals. Then, Mardi Gras happened, and everything went to hell. In case you weren’t aware, Mardi Gras makes living in New Orleans incredibly difficult. It’s weeks and weeks […]

Because My Ancestors Did It

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

The last two years have had some significant changes to my diet and lifestyle. I quit smoking in August of 2010, and started eating meat for first time in twenty years in December of that year. For the first time in over a decade, I could actually smell and taste my food without the cigarette […]

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