Week 1

Well, I’m back at the Whole30 again, this time learning from my mistakes last year.  I will make it six months.  I can do it.  The only thing that can stop me is me and I won’t let myself do that. Taking the first week of 2018 off from work has been a godsend.  It’s given me […]

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Recipe | Greek Marinade

Trying this marinade on some pork for some sheet pan meal prep tonight! 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice (or the juice from two lemons) 2t minced garlic (3-4 cloves) 1t thyme 1t rosemary 1t oregano

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Apps for Success

Things are chugging along well.  Which is awesome.  I also didn’t experience much of the headache/moodswing this time around.  Every time gets a little easier. I wanted to take a moment and recommend a couple of apps I have been using that are just amazing.  I am not receiving any kickbacks for endorsing, I just […]

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Recipe | Vietnamese Pork Ribs

I know I say this about most everything I make – but these were really good! You will need: 3T minced lemongrass 3 minced garlic cloves (abt 1.5t) 1/2t ground ginger good squirt of lime juice (about 1T) 2t sea salt 1T fish sauce 1T orange juice You will need to: Combine the ingredients in […]

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BBQ Shrimp with Lemongrass

  This is a recipe I came across while looking for something to do with lemongrass paste.  It’s so delicious, and comes together quickly and easily. You will need: 1 lb. super colossal shrimp (the ones I had were 13-15/lb., but get bigger if you can find them!) 1/2 cup coconut aminos 2T fish sauce […]

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Recipe | Beef with Broccoli

I’ve never had Beef & Broccoli from a proper Chinese restaurant.  We have two Chinese takeout places in town, and my order seems to be pretty repetitive – if it’s at Great Wall, I get the Sesame Chicken, but if it’s at Ling Ling House, I get the steamed dumplings with wonton soup.  Every.  Single. […]

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Recipe | Mocha Rib Rub

You will need: 1/4C espresso 1/4C cocoa 1T chili powder 1T paprika 1t oregano 1/2t ground coriander 1/2t ground ginger 1/4t ground mustard

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Recipe | Jamaican Rib Rub

You will need: 2T fresh lime juice 1T salt 1T oil 2t black pepper 2t dried thyme 3/4t cinnamon 3/4t nutmeg 3/4t allspice 1/2t ground red pepper (or to taste) You need to: Combine, & rub into ribs.  Refrigerate minimum 4 hours, preferably overnight!

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Recipe | Barbecue Sauce

This is for plain ol’ BBQ sauce, as requested by Whole30 buddy Randi! You will need: 2C tomato puree 1/2C white vinegar 1/4C tomato paste 2T coconut aminos 1T fish sauce 1 1/2t natural liquid smoke 1t sea salt 1t paprika 1t chili powder 1t dijon mustard 1/2t cayenne pepper 1/2t minced garlic 1/2t onion […]

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Recipe | Cocoa Orange Barbecue Sauce

Today is Valentine’s Day. The ex-manfriend texted me and wished me a Happy Valentine’s Day.  With kissyface emojis.  Ugh. Seeing as how today is the day of chocolate and indulgence, I decided to indulge with some ribs.  I haven’t mentioned it too much on here yet (don’t worry, it’s coming!), but ribs are kind of […]

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