Recently, I have discovered that I am allergic to eggs, which in my world is akin to being allergic to something as integral to my diet as coffee, water, or maybe even air. I love eggs, I have been eating them my entire life and heck! We even got chickens to grow our own eggs. This has been a shift in my life and diet that has coincided with my eliminating all grains, legumes, sugar and dairy. Needless to say, I haven’t had any desserts lately.
I have been noticing flowering trees and bushes for weeks now and recently, there is even some serious growth in our greenhouse. Spring is the perfect time to cleanse your system and eating greens is a perfect way to do so. Although, eating greens is a year round activity in my family, I like to throw some of the less tame greens into the mix every spring. Greens like dandelion, mustard, turnip, arugula, and radicchio which I really enjoy although don’t prepare often have a bitter spiciness that wakes up the palate after a long winter of roots and kale. I find that when I shy away from
In my family growing up we all seemed to have a favorite breakfast that we enjoyed and would make for the rest of the family on weekends and special holidays. My brother seemed to favor one eyed jacks also known as eggs in the basket, one in the hole, hen in a nest and most likely many other names. Essentially the idea is that you take a piece of bread and butter it, cut out a hole in the middle and crack an egg into the hole so that it cooks up perfectly in the middle of the bread.
I have discovered a new culinary JOY! Having recently embarked on the Whole30 challenge and eliminated all dairy, potatoes, sugar, grains, legumes, alcohol and all artificial everything from my diet, I have been experimenting more in my kitchen than usual. Wanting to replace mashed potatoes with something else for a special date night dinner, I came across a recipe for cauliflower puree and gave it a go. This recipe is so easy and versatile; you can add any spices to send it in whatever culinary direction you desire.