Cooking

Cream of Wheat with Raspberries and Almonds

I freakin love Cream of Wheat cereal.  It reminds me of when I was a little kid.  My mom used to put butter, milk, and brown sugar in it.  I make it a little bit differently, but it’s still ultra delicious and nostalgia-inducing. I tried Cream of Rice last week on a whim, thinking I… Continue reading Cream of Wheat with Raspberries and Almonds

Health · My Lifestyle

What I Did in 2013 Instead of Obsessing Over My Weight

There was a distinct moment in 2012 when everything changed for me.  It happened the day after I fell and hit my head and got a concussion.  I was sitting around feeling weird (concussions will do that to you) and it suddenly occurred to me that I spent an inordinate amount of time thinking about… Continue reading What I Did in 2013 Instead of Obsessing Over My Weight

Cooking · Food

Ginger Tofu and Broccoli with Udon Noodles

Udon noodles are a wide flat noodle often used in Japanese cooking.  Cook according to package directions.  When 5 minutes of cooking time are left, add broccoli florets.  Drain and set aside. Dice firm tofu, I used this brand.  Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a frying pan.  Add tofu.  After a few minutes… Continue reading Ginger Tofu and Broccoli with Udon Noodles

Cooking · Food

Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing

Butter lettuce, green onion, red bell pepper, cucumber, fresh mint. Dressing: 1 spoonful of peanut butter, a few splashes each: soy sauce and rice vinegar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and water to thin to desired consistency.  Wisk in small bowl with fork.  Taste and adjust ratio of ingredients as needed. The braised tofu is a… Continue reading Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing